"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Julius Erving on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Julius Erving on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Julius Erving on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Julius Erving on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Julius Erving on Winston Churchill
"And from the first time I picked up a basketball at age eight - I had a lot of difficulty when I first picked up a basketball, because I was a scrub - there were things that I liked about it."
"Right up until the time I retired at age 37, I felt like there were still things that I could do better."
"In 1981, at age 31, I was voted the best player in basketball, and the most valuable player in the league."
"One of the most predictable things in life is there will be change. You are better off if you can have a say in the change. But you are ignorant or naive if you don't think there will be change, whether you want it to or not."
"One of the things in the back of my mind is that, after my sports experience, I never want to be, totally consumed by any one endeavor, other than my family life."