Bill Russell Quote
“What do you think of the Chicago Bulls winning three in a row? -- Russell: Not much.”
In perspective, Russell won eight times in a row with the Celtics.
“As soon as man began considering himself the source of the highest meaning in the world and the measure of everything, the world began to lose its human dimension, and man began to lose control of it.”
Ch. 1 : Growing Up Outside, p. 11 - Disturbing the Peace (1986)
“Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.”
Attributed in "Liberty and Government" by W. M., in The Christian Science Journal, Vol. XX, No. 8 (November 1902) edited by Mary Baker Eddy, p. 465
As quoted in: Little Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, Oxford University Press - ISBN: 9780199654505
The Rest is Silence - Music at Night and Other Essays (1931)
Born: February 12, 1934 (age 85)
Bio: William Felton Bill Russell is a retired American professional basketball player who played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association. A five-time winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and a twelve-time All-Star, Russell was the centerpiece of the Celtics dynasty that won eleven NBA Championships during Russell's thirteen-year career.