Chris Bosh Quotes

You don't have to appreciate me - I hope you underestimate me. That way when I have a good game it'll hit you even harder.

You think you're grown in college but you're not because everything is kind of controlled. You lose the camaraderie and suddenly find yourself alone in an apartment just feeling lost.

If somebody attacks me with words I'm always like Do you know me? Do you know me that well? Let's have a beer and talk about it.

You can't worry about what people say but... People always harp on athletes being selfish individualists.

I never expected to leave college early-especially after just one year.

You can't be afraid to get back up and try again and you really can't do that unless you acknowledge the failure.

The stereotype of a leader is one who talks and peps people up and things like that but in actuality you have to listen to your teammates.

My goal is to be able to play wherever my team needs me.

When I was in school my favorite subject was math. I took algebra and calculus. At an early age I grasped it and understood it quickly. I just enjoyed breaking the codes and solving problems.

Life is not going to be sweet all the time.

I havent won on my birthday since college so its good to play hard and get a win by double figures.

I hate to lose. When I was a kid I used to cry every time I lost a game up until like the 8th grade. I used to go ballistic.

If you're not getting better in the summer you're wasting your time.

Yeah that was my best scoreless game ever.

Failure either breaks people or it makes them succeed.

To be honest politics is so weird. I think it's more heavy than religion.

I liked being a kid. I liked being a student.

When you're not in the game you can watch. Certain players have mannerisms and they do the same things repetitiously.

I had a turnover and three missed shots down the stretch. I just have to make sure I calm my nerves.

I want to bring that childlike approach every night - just go out there and have fun. I want to play like a kid for fun but with intensity. Play to win.

A woman shouldn't heckle. In the public eye you have to represent not only you but your spouse too. You have to be a lady. She just has to sit there clap and look pretty.

I vote. People died for our right to vote and I can't let that go.

Money is not an issue to me. My mother always tells me money it comes and it goes.

It's all about concentration and repetition. That's all it is.

I'm real conscious about money still. That's how I came up and you can't shake that.

I'm my own biggest critic and the only way I'm going to improve is to see what I was doing wrong.

If you want to win you have to sacrifice and do what makes the team work most efficiently.

I wouldn't like to make anybody cry I don't dislike anybody. It doesn't even matter - the opponent is always faceless.

If you want to be successful you are going to have to deal with pressure.

There were hard days but I never felt sorry for myself.

I've modeled my game after Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan.

If you don't see anything wrong with your game you need to wake up.

Eventually people are going to find out I can play.

I love getting in the open floor and running.

I can motivate myself fine just by wanting to be my best.

Schoolwork came kind of natural to me but when I brought home a grade that wasn't up to par my parents let me know it.

I know that sacrifices have to be made to play with good teams.

I wanted to take on a little bit more of a leadership role. I'm getting older and things are coming to me more and I have to take responsibility for that.

Just listen to your instincts. Don't talk to someone or start a relationship out of pity.

I know how the game is played and I'm always working on it.

Leaders set the tone for their peers. Peers look up to them and say 'They're doing it so I'm doing it.'

I'm a winner. Dwyane's a winner. We're going to bring winning to Miami.

I learned very quickly that the NBA is a very rough place physically and mentally. There's no mercy.

Everyone talks about success but what happens before? There's always something you have to overcome.

Sometimes you surprise yourself with what you do under pressure.

I'm just trying to be the best player that I can be.

Experience has taught me a lot and I don't want to let that fall by the wayside.