"The only thing I believe is this: A player does not have to like a manager and he does not have to respect a manager. All he has to do is obey the rules."
"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."Sparky Anderson on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Sparky Anderson on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Sparky Anderson 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."Sparky Anderson on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Sparky Anderson on Abraham Lincoln
"I only had a high school education and believe me, I had to cheat to get that."
"People who live in the past generally are afraid to compete in the present. I've got my faults, but living in the past is not one of them. There's no future in it."
"Success is the person who year after year reaches the highest limits in his field."