A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.

- Jack Dempsey

I remember going to see my dad pitch against other coal-mining teams, and he was successful with the knuckleball. I saw how bad guys would look like swinging, and how guys talked about how he could throw every day and didn't hurt his arm. That's how I grew up learning.

- Phil Niekro

The transition was difficult. It's hard to stop something that you've enjoyed and that has been very rewarding.

- Kareem Abdul Jabbar

The magistrates are the ministers for the laws, the judges their interpreters, the rest of us are servants of the law, that we all may be free.

- Cicero

The decisions you are making right now and that you will make in the foreseeable months and years will absolutely determine whether you pivot towards the world or towards the Lord.

- Sheri L Dew

I have a real passion for children. I always wanted to teach and only became an athlete because my parents told my brother Parenthesis and me that we should use any God-given talent we had.

- Gail Devers

By now everyone knows that I picked Kentucky, and I am definitely happy with my decision and that it's all finally over.

- Nerlens Noel

OK, I'll put it like this: I doubt if we will see another All-American basketball athlete who is a Rhodes Scholar.

- Kareem Abdul Jabbar

Justice consists in doing no injury to men; decency in giving them no offense.

- Cicero

Everything I write comes from my childhood in one way or another. I am forever drawing on the sense of mystery and wonder and possibility that pervaded that time of my life.

- Kate Dicamillo