Lisa Leslie Quotes


19 Lisa Leslie quotes:



"Everyone talks about age, but it's not about age. It's about work ethic. Winning never gets old."
"There's a lot of women in the WNBA. There's a lot of women who could be here. To be voted by the fans says a lot - that people are aware of what's going on. I'm really thankful. I think they just really appreciate my talent so I'm definitely grateful."
"Most people compliment me on maintaining my femininity while I'm on the court. People like the fact that I model. My fans or little girls always say they want to play sports, but also want to be a model like me and I think that's great."
"Actually just recently I came up with that idea, watching the movie 'Legally Blonde' and I was like, 'cool, that's something I want to do."
"I enjoy being in school. I've learned so much already, with taking economics and law, and I have marketing and statistics coming up next."
"Boys have a tendency to jump around a lot more than girls. Boys have that desire to want to dunk way more than girls do. It just never seemed like something we could truly fathom and do."
"Until now, until I actually got into law class, I just never thought of it as being an interest for me, but it's really funny because now that I'm in law, I'm like 'Wow, I could be a lawyer."
"I'm probably taller than 90% of the men I meet."
"For me, being tall was very positive because I thought my mom was the most beautiful person ever."
"Right now I'm 185, which is really good for me yet very hard for me to maintain. My weight seems high for the average woman, but I've got big bones and I'm maintaining muscle."
"I don't think I would have been able to stick with it and been proud of who I am and be feminine out on the court. I think I would have folded to the peer pressure if I didn't have my mom to encourage me to be me and be proud of how tall I am."
"It's really not about the money. It's just about educating yourself."
"I've grown so much since 1996. I think that was the turning point of when I started to go to church every Sunday and not just because you're supposed to. But because you enjoy going and listening to the Word and being excited about it."
"I'm strong, I'm tough, I still wear my eyeliner."
"As a role model for young girls and women, I just encourage them to continue their education and set their goals. And for me, mine are just really high and I just happen to be a professional basketball player but I really am a stickler for my goals and I wanted to get my Master's."
Author: Leslie Quotes Category: Education Quotes
"Let he who is without sin cast the first stone. We're both role models who have made different choices. I don't know why we're even talking about it. It's a private matter. It has nothing to do with basketball."
Author: Leslie Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"I want to thank God for giving me this opportunity and also my teammates from the West side for giving me the ball."
Author: Leslie Quotes Category: Giving Quotes
"Those other gold medals are at home. Plus, I have a gold outfit I want to wear. I didn't bring anything silver or bronze."
Author: Leslie Quotes Category: Gold Quotes
"We're going to the Olympics as favorite to win the gold, and every other team in the Olympics is going bring their best game. We have treat every team with respect, because you know what happen when you take a team lightly. On any given day, you can lose."
Author: Leslie Quotes Category: Gold Quotes



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