"We were a family who had come from nothing and now we had respect from French people of all sorts."
"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."Zinedine Zidane on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Zinedine Zidane on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Zinedine Zidane 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."Zinedine Zidane on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Zinedine Zidane on Abraham Lincoln
"I love Madrid. I am happy to be here. I have been here three years and hope to be here longer. But I am proud of where I come from and never forget the people I grew up with."
"Music was important. Football was the easy part."
"The only important thing I have to say is that my father never fought against his country."