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33 Interesting Quotes By Karl Malone

Famous As: Basketball player Power Forward
Born On: July 24, 1963
Born In: Summerfield, Louisiana, United States
Age: 59 Years

Karl Malone is a prominent American retired professional basketball player. He was associated with ‘Utah Jazz’ in the ‘National Basketball Association (NBA)’ for the first eighteen seasons where he played in the power forward position. He is renowned by nickname ‘the Mailman.’ He was also a part of ‘Los Angeles Lakers’ for one season. He has been an eleven-time member of the ‘All-NBA first team,’ two-time ‘NBA Most Valuable Player,’ and fourteen-time ‘NBA All-Star.’ In 2010, he was inducted into the ‘Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’ two times. We bring to you a collection of famous quotes by Karl Malone on marijuana, people, dream, coaches, life, trust, opportunity, decision, hope, will, relationship, magic, Hollywood, etc.

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I just think we want to stay healthy, and I don't think we think about a sense of urgency. We realize how old we are, we realize we've been playing this game for a long time, but you know what? We're not done yet.

I just think we want to stay healthy, and I don't think we think about a sense of urgency. We realize how old we are, we realize we've been playing this game for a long time, but you know what? We're not done yet.

Karl Malone
I have many friends and family members who have served (or are currently serving) in our nation's Armed Forces. I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out.

I have many friends and family members who have served (or are currently serving) in our nation's Armed Forces. I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out.

Karl Malone
Everything I've been through, everything I'm about to go through in my career and my life, if my family wasn't with me and didn't support me, it would be really tough.

Everything I've been through, everything I'm about to go through in my career and my life, if my family wasn't with me and didn't support me, it would be really tough.

Karl Malone
To catch the ball, face up, look at all of my options and then pass. I was playing hot potato. I didn't want to be the guy to stall the triangle.

To catch the ball, face up, look at all of my options and then pass. I was playing hot potato. I didn't want to be the guy to stall the triangle.

Karl Malone
If I got something to say or do to a man, I'm going to look that man in the eye and tell him what is going to happen. That's just me now

If I got something to say or do to a man, I'm going to look that man in the eye and tell him what is going to happen. That's just me now

Karl Malone
I just work out hard enough that, if I'm craving something, I eat it and know I'm going to burn it off the next day with extra intensity

I just work out hard enough that, if I'm craving something, I eat it and know I'm going to burn it off the next day with extra intensity

Karl Malone
Marijuana is not tested for, and yet that is the big thing guys are getting in trouble with in the league. It's terrible

Marijuana is not tested for, and yet that is the big thing guys are getting in trouble with in the league. It's terrible

Karl Malone
What excites me the most is when a coach calls a timeout and chews out his forward because I just dunked on his head.

What excites me the most is when a coach calls a timeout and chews out his forward because I just dunked on his head.

Karl Malone
You take the good with the bad and try not to listen to everything said about you because you know it's not good.

You take the good with the bad and try not to listen to everything said about you because you know it's not good.

Karl Malone
When I said I retired from basketball playing, I have retired. You will not see me play again. That is a promise.

When I said I retired from basketball playing, I have retired. You will not see me play again. That is a promise.

Karl Malone
I can do something physically the other guy can't. I know the other guy has not dedicated himself the way I did.

I can do something physically the other guy can't. I know the other guy has not dedicated himself the way I did.

Karl Malone
You have injuries that bother you when you're not playing. When that horn blows, you don't feel it.

You have injuries that bother you when you're not playing. When that horn blows, you don't feel it.

Karl Malone
I spent a lot of time doing things other people wanted me to do, so I'm doing what I want to do now

I spent a lot of time doing things other people wanted me to do, so I'm doing what I want to do now

Karl Malone
Sometimes, you follow your dreams. I say to the young people, 'If you have a dream, chase it.'

Sometimes, you follow your dreams. I say to the young people, 'If you have a dream, chase it.'

Karl Malone
I'll make the right decision, whichever one it is. I have to be 100 percent, not 95 or 99.

I'll make the right decision, whichever one it is. I have to be 100 percent, not 95 or 99.

Karl Malone
Forget the technique. Hit the guy across from you. Don't let somebody come in your space.

Forget the technique. Hit the guy across from you. Don't let somebody come in your space.

Karl Malone
I have to be working, doing things. That's the way I grew up and the way I was taught

I have to be working, doing things. That's the way I grew up and the way I was taught

Karl Malone
Isn't it about time that we stopped wasting so much time on what a person prefers?

Isn't it about time that we stopped wasting so much time on what a person prefers?

Karl Malone
At some point in time I will be honored if I would be mentioned as a coach.

At some point in time I will be honored if I would be mentioned as a coach.

Karl Malone
I have my life on a track that I want it on, and I don't want to get off.

I have my life on a track that I want it on, and I don't want to get off.

Karl Malone
I just want to make a name for myself and get to the next level.

I just want to make a name for myself and get to the next level.

Karl Malone
You can't stop father time... but you can show [him] down.

You can't stop father time... but you can show [him] down.

Karl Malone
Lotta people don't know where Utah is but it in Salt Lake.

Lotta people don't know where Utah is but it in Salt Lake.

Karl Malone
What good is success if you're not willing to share it?

What good is success if you're not willing to share it?

Karl Malone
You don't try to do more than you should.

You don't try to do more than you should.

Karl Malone
I realize that things happen for a reason

I realize that things happen for a reason

Karl Malone
You work for whatever you get in life.

You work for whatever you get in life.

Karl Malone
All records are not made to be broken.

All records are not made to be broken.

Karl Malone
It takes people a while to trust you.

It takes people a while to trust you.

Karl Malone
I'm hunting for little Mexican girls.

I'm hunting for little Mexican girls.

Karl Malone
I ain't gonna be no escape-goat!

I ain't gonna be no escape-goat!

Karl Malone

When we play the game like we're supposed to play it, it is pretty easy. Making the extra pass, making the simple play, it's not about between your legs, behind your back, and all of that, it's just about scoring the bucket.

Karl Malone

I don't know what my label is. I just think of myself as a plain forward. I like to think I have some finesse to my game, but inside the paint is where men are made. If you can't play there, you should be home with your mama.

Karl Malone