"I hope to be involved in a successful movie script."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Dalai Lama
"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."