"I didn't really seek attention. I just wanted to play the game well and go home."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Robert Frost
"I was getting hot flashes and sweats on a regular basis. That's not normal, even for my age."
"Today's youth are told to get rich or die trying and they really shouldn't take that attitude forward with them."
"The '80s made up for all the abuse I took during the '70s. I outlived all my critics. By the time I retired, everybody saw me as a venerable institution. Things do change."
"My grandfather and my uncle both died from colorectal cancer, my dad almost died from it and I have the gene for it."
"I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them to not let that be their only dream."