"I really don't like talking about money. All I can say is that the Good Lord must have wanted me to have it."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Larry Bird on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Larry Bird on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Larry Bird on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Larry Bird on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Larry Bird on Mark Twain
"The best player I ever played with was Dennis Johnson."
"Once you are labeled 'the best' you want to stay up there, and you can't do it by loafing around."
"While day by day the overzealous student stores up facts for future use, he who has learned to trust nature finds need for ever fewer external directions. He will discard formula after formula, until he reaches the conclusion: Let nature take its course."
"Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It's being able to take it as well as dish it out. That's the only way you're going to get respect from the players."
"Leadership is getting players to believe in you. If you tell a teammate you're ready to play as tough as you're able to, you'd better go out there and do it. Players will see right through a phony. And they can tell when you're not giving it all you've got."