"I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them to not let that be their only dream."
"The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Eleanor Roosevelt
"All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Walt Disney
"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on T. E. Lawrence
"Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on Harriet Tubman
"Dream as if you'll live forever. Live as if you'll die today."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar on James Dean
"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 have to say I have an incredible musical education because of my father."