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I guess people think the taller you are the more ...
by Shaquille O'Neal

I guess people think the taller you are the more dominant you have to be.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I'm tired of hearing about money, money,
money, money, money.
I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi,
wear Reebok.
- Shaquille O'Neal

If you got the game, you got the game.
That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.
- Shaquille O'Neal

Being here feels like I'm out of prison.
This is the right place, the right time,
the right team.
- Shaquille O'Neal

 

One lucky shot deserves another.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I average 25 with three guys on me and they are just
looking at stats I guess.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I am the number one Ninja and I have killed all the Shoguns in front of me.
- Shaquille O'Neal

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And I want to do it the right way, like everybody else,
not just a famous figurehead that gets a job because
he is a famous basketball player.
I want to really learn the business.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I started out as a young Ninja and killed all of the Shoguns.
I am a Shogun now and I'm holding my spot.
There probably won't be another Shogun after this.
- Shaquille O'Neal

But, hey I did everything the right way and earned my spot in this game,
nothing was given to me.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I would like to be refered to as 'The Big Aristotle'.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I don't get nervous in any situation.
There's no such thing as nerves when you're playing games.
- Shaquille O'Neal

Why don't you bring your face up here and let me punch
it? Then you can tell me (if I'm stronger).
- Shaquille O'Neal

I started out as a football player.
I liked to inflict pain.
In basketball, it was the same thing.
- Shaquille O'Neal

We want to win.
We want to win big.
We want to win the whole thing.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I want to be strong, dominant.
Like Wilt Chamberlain.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I don't believe that I personally have been changed by the money.
The bad thing is people assume you've changed because now you have money.
- Shaquille O'Neal

Someday I might have to put down a basketball and have
a regular 9-to-5 like everybody else.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I put a lot into it, and when I am done playing,
I plan on going undercover and then being the sheriff
or chief of police somewhere,
either Miami or Orlando, I don't know yet.
- Shaquille O'Neal

Our offense is like the pythagorean theorem:
There is no answer!
- Shaquille O'Neal

I play against a front and a back every night,
Ming does not have to do that, Duncan does not have to do that,
Garnett doesn't do that.
I am the only one that has to do that.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I have never been a shooter.
- Shaquille O'Neal

This is a tough game.
There are times when you've got to play hurt,
when you've got to block out the pain.
- Shaquille O'Neal

Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God's way to say nobody's perfect.
- Shaquille O'Neal

That is why one day I said my game will be like the Pythagorean Theorem -
hard to figure out.
A lot of people really don't know the Pythagorean Theory.
They don't make them like me anymore.
They don't want to make them like that anymore.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I'm very excited about my new agreement with the Heat.
This contract allows me to address all of my family's
long-term financial goals while allowing the Heat the
ability to acquire those players that we need to win a championship.
- Shaquille O'Neal

Everything happens for a reason.
I'm used to it, I prepare for it.
Like I say, at the end of the day, those in charge
of their own destiny are going to do what's rights
for them and their family.
- Shaquille O'Neal

We're just going to come out and play.
We know that we're supposed to win all the games,
but if we don't, we just have to take the next game
and focus on what we did wrong in the game before and
just try to do better at the next game.
- Shaquille O'Neal

David Stern should get with the mothers of the NBA
and let the moms decide what the dress code should be.
I asked my mother if I could wear a chain,
and she told me yeah.
So I do stuff that my parents allow me to do.
- Shaquille O'Neal

But that is the only thing that slows me down is the system.
No one, two or three was big enough to slow me down,
only the system.
It was the system that slowed me down to make my numbers fall.
Not because I am older.
- Shaquille O'Neal

I had an awful first quarter but I picked it up.
To all you single guys out there, it's not how you start the date,
it's how you finish it sir.
A lot of people can, you know, start the date with flowers and candy,
but if you don't finish the date - you know what I mean?
- Shaquille O'Neal

I'm becoming more and more myself with time.
I guess that's what grace is.
The refinement of your soul through time.
- Jewel

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children
is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia:
it seemed like a good idea at the time.
- Bill Cosby

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anthropology demands the open-mindedness
with which one must look and listen,
record in astonishment
and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
- Margaret Mead

An economist's guess is liable to be as good as anybody else's.
- Will Rogers

I am not quite sure where home is right now.
I do have places in London and Milan,
and a house in Spain.
I guess I would say home is where my mother is,
and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Poetry is the opening and closing of a door,
leaving those who look through to guess about what
is seen during the moment.
- Carl Sandburg

Still, things could be a lot worse.
Oh, that's right... I'm falling to my death. Guess they can't.
- the movie Megamind (2010)

I don't like formal gardens.
I like wild nature.
It's just the wilderness instinct in me,
I guess.
- Walt Disney

I guess I was a mom so late in life,
my daughter was the greatest thing since sliced bread.
- Candice Bergen

If you don't design your own life plan,
chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan.
And guess what they have planned for you? Not much.
- Jim Rohn

Every spirit makes its house,
and we can give a shrewd guess
from the house to the inhabitant.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You mustn't take what I say as gospel because no one
can second-guess the future.
- James Lovelock

I don't know much about modern art, but I guess I am modern art.
- Gloria Trevi

If your happiness depends on what somebody else does,
I guess you do have a problem.
- Richard Bach

I have a wife and a son, but the gay rumors have started.
I guess it's a sign that I'm moving up the ladder.
- Hugh Jackman

I have learned that trying to guess what the boss or
the client wants is the most debilitating of all influences
in the creation of good advertising.
- Leo Burnett

It just proves that I've been here for a long time and,
I guess, have done the right things over the years.
- Cobi Jones

I hate that word, mature, but I guess I am growing up.
- Sheryl Crow

Well, we all are what we are, I guess you might say by an accident of birth.
- Wilford Brimley

My life off the court has changed.
I'm feeling good inside, so I guess it shows on the outside too.
- Mary Pierce

I guess we decided to make a new record 3 years ago
when Nancy was done scoring for Almost Famous.
- Ann Wilson

You can't second-guess yourself as a filmmaker.
- Ralph Bakshi

MTV didn't call.
I guess I wasn't hip and groovy enough.
- Dan Fogelberg

I've known Harvey for over 40 years and I worked with
him on the Burnett show for 11 years.
I guess you could say we're about as close as you can
get to being a comedy team.
- Tim Conway

I had a couple of million dollars' worth of...
stock once.
And now it's not worth much more than wallpaper.
I guess I just wasn't born to be rich.
- Norman Rockwell

Well, I guess most people would only know me from The O.C.
I did a few episodes of Gilmore Girls before that.
I was also a client on a lot of lawyer shows.
- Adam Brody

But people who do not know me are surprised to see
me as a real person I guess.
- Christina Milian

I had dreams of catching the ball for the final out
in the World Series and being mobbed by my teammates.
Well, I guess all my dreams didn't come true.
- Robin Yount

Stereotypes involving Christian identity,
Christian persecution is so far back in history now
that no one fears it being revived,
unless you live in China, I guess.
- Gregg Easterbrook

One can only guess the amount of magic mushrooms a
sane person would have to consume to believe that a
frisbee constituted a genuine threat to roughly 3,000 police officers.
- Mark Thomas

I mean, I guess I started during the comedy boom,
so it was literally like, on Sunday you could decide
you wanted to be a comic,
and on Monday, you could be on stage.
- Todd Barry

'Born to play? Hmmm.
Probably Romeo...
or Hamlet, I guess.
Also, I'd be a great Alexander the Great.
- David Carradine

I guess more players lick themselves that are ever
licked by an opposing team.
The first thing any man has to know is how to handle himself.
- Connie Mack

You get used to sadness, growing up in the mountains,
I guess.
- Loretta Lynn

If a band is really good and the chemistry is unique,
it should continue.
But I guess David is just very happy doing his solo career.
He's got a different band every time he goes out.
- Chris Frantz

I guess all songs is folk songs.
I never heard no horse sing 'em.
- Big Bill Broonzy

I guess music, particularly the blues,
is the only form of schizophrenia that has organised
itself into being both legal and beneficial to society.
- Alexis Korner


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