29 Best Charles Barkley Quotes

29 Best Charles Barkley Quotes

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Charles Barkley is a retired NBA basketball player from Leeds, Alabama. He is considered one of the most poweful forwards in the league’s history. He currently works as a sports analyst on the series Inside the NBA.

“But when I see a story on welfare on television, they only show black people.”

“Dick Bavetta and Moses parted the Red Sea together.”

“I can be bought. If they paid me enough, I’d work for the Klan.”

“I can’t screw up Alabama… We are number 48 in everything and Arkansas and Mississippi aren’t going anywhere.”

“I don’t care what people think. people are stupid.”

“I don’t know anything about Angola, but Angola’s in trouble.”

“I know that I’m never as good or bad as any single performance. I’ve never believed my critics or my worshippers, and I’ve always been able to leave the game at the arena.”

“If I weren’t earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.”

“If you go out with a girl and they say she has a great personality, she’s ugly. If they tell you a guy works hard, he can’t play a lick. Same thing.”

“I’m just what America needs – another unemployed black man.”

“I’m not a role model.”

“It’s great to be hosting SNL again. I hosted sixteen years ago. Back then I was in great shape, I was coming off an MVP season with the Phoenix Suns – now, I play bad golf, drink, sometimes
I get arrested.”

“Kids are great. That’s one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It’s a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you

“Look, I’m in the top 20 of players who ever lived.”

“Man, everything gets blamed on the Clintons, every single thing in this world. I think Bill Clinton shot JFK, too.”

“One of the worst days of my life was telling Dick Ebersol I was going to TNT.”

“Only poor people go to jail.”

“Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.”

“Poor people have been voting for Democrats for the last fifty years… and they are still poor.”

“Somebody hits me, I’m going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn’t eaten in a while.”

“Thank goodness. I just hope she doesn’t start before I go in the Hall of Fame. That way, I won’t have to kill anybody before I get inducted.”

“This place? Nothing positive. OK, I want to say something positive. It’s positively a dump.”

“We are in the business of kicking butt and business is very, very good.”

“We better not be doing the Bulls this year. Man, they suck! Bunch of high school kids with $70 million contracts. Damn! I hate my mother for having me too soon.”

“Well, all I can say is that people know I’m not saying anything out of malice.”

“We’re not all supposed to think alike.”

“What I try to do is, I just want the fans to enjoy the game.”

“You can talk without saying a thing. I don’t ever want to be that type of person.”

“You can’t start a diet in the middle of the week, that’s just stupid.”