"I respect the Hall of Fame, and if they think that I'm worthy enough, I would be very honored. And if they don't, I gave it all that I had to this game."
"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."Rafael Palmeiro on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Rafael Palmeiro on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Rafael Palmeiro 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."Rafael Palmeiro on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Rafael Palmeiro on Abraham Lincoln