"There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Willie Stargell on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Willie Stargell on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Willie Stargell on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Willie Stargell on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Willie Stargell on Margaret Mead
"I eventually became proud of my strikeouts, because each one represented another learning experience."
"I never search for a reason why - I have faith in the Lord's purpose."
"Judgment traps you within the limitations of your comparisons. It inhibits freedom."
"People like us are afraid to leave ball. What else is there to do? When baseball has been your whole life, you can't think about a future without it, so you hang on as long as you can."
"That's where the future lies, in the youth of today."