The older I get, the faster I was.

-Charles Barkley
Charles Barkley

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

Charles Barkley
I think anybody who is racist is an idiot whether they are black or white. Charles Barkle
Charles Barkley

I don't believe athletes should be role models. . . . We're a one-shot deal, one in a million, so we should be the least likely role models. . . . I think one of the problems in society today is that we don't stress education enough, because we glorify athletes, actors and actresses.

Charles Barkley
Hakeem couldn't kick your ass cause you were too close, kissing his!
Charles Barkley

I read that heavy drinking is bad for your health. I decided I better stop reading.

Charles Barkley
I never would say a player stinks. Ever. I'll tell you their team stinks, and first of all, they know their team stinks. And the fans know their team stinks.
Charles Barkley

See, my hope and dream is that people have a good time watching basketball. It's not church. It's not serious.

Charles Barkley
There's only 5 real jobs in the world. Teacher, fireman, policeman, doctor and somebody who is in the armed service. If you don't have one of those 5 jobs, you shouldn't take your life that serious.
Charles Barkley

My family got all over me because they said Bush is only for the rich people. Then I reminded them, 'Hey, I'm rich'.

Charles Barkley
If Michael Jordan was a damn plumber, he couldn't get a date. Any guy got $500 million looks good.