"The first few games that we played against some of the teams, the young guys, you know, want a stick sign or photo sign, and I think that they respect what I have achieved throughout my career."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Mario Lemieux on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Mario Lemieux on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Mario Lemieux on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Mario Lemieux on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Mario Lemieux on Abraham Lincoln
"I don't try to match wine with food, I just drink what I like. And I think a lot of people are going towards that now, which never used to be in the past."