Top Quotes by Amar’e Stoudemire

A woman’s outfit says a lot about her.

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You’ve got to have the right attire for the right event. I attend a lot of dinners, a lot of concerts, and I have to be on the red carpet; each has its own dress code, and I have to be prepared. Jeans and a hoodie are great for a concert, but a dinner party?

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I think swagger’s a confidence. It’s a confidence of you knowing that you work hard for your success. A lot of times, you can’t develop swagger if you haven’t worked hard to succeed.

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Swag is something that I’ve had for a long time.

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Just going to Africa is amazing; it all comes back to the motherland. It’s pretty much where everything started.

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I study Torah all the time.

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If you research history, I think we are all Jewish. It’s the original culture.

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I’m glad many Jews attend Knick games.

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Be yourself. Don’t try too hard – it shows.

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You can tailor garments all you want, but if it doesn’t fit in the arms or legs, it never will.

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My mom, she was, at a young age, caught up in the worldly ways. At that time, it was very intriguing to be out partying and having fun. As a young mother, she was caught in that.

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Of course New York is the Mecca of style in America, but don’t knock Phoenix – it’s not as big, but there are lots of people with style there.

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If you’ve got style, you’ll show it, no matter the city.

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My father used to always give me a basketball, a skate board, and a bike every Christmas. That’s all I wanted every year.

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I try to celebrate all the holidays that the Scriptures talk about.

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To be a great player or a good player in the NBA, I have to work on my perimeter game.

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Education is very important, and I understand that.

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I think I’m a little more mature than the average guy.

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Shawn Kemp was the player that I grew up watching, when he was with the SuperSonics.

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People have times when they want to go through different looks.

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I love Terry Porter.

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The N.B.A. is not an easy job. As you get older, you play this game for 82 games a year, and you play 11 or 12 years, your body tends to break down.

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I knew I was good because I was the only 14-year-old who could dunk backward.

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I never had a doubt that I would make it to the NBA, even when I wasn’t playing.

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A lot of people think I grew up with just my brother and me, but mom was there even when she wasn’t. We had a good household.

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I was just a regular kid in poverty, struggling.

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I went from just a regular nappy-headed kid in poverty to Amar’e Stoudemire, New York Knicks captain superstar. But there’s a lot in between that allowed me to get from point A to point B.

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I’m not a religious person; I’m more of a spiritual person, so I follow the rules of the Bible that coordinate with and connect with the Hebrew culture.

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The Bible is a history book.

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I had a Hebraic wedding in New York, so I’m definitely Jewish.

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I look at the Star of David as a symbol of righteousness.

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I believe religion is man-made.

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I’ve had no shellfish and no pork for quite some time.

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I want to reach my full potential.

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I can’t really dwell on the past.

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I feel it’s my responsibility to be able to take care of my family by living off the land. That’s the ultimate goal for a man.

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When I saw the rough cuts of ‘The Village of Peace,’ I was immediately intrigued and wanted to share this story on the global stage.

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As a player, you should look at the teams you might want to play for. The city you may want to live in. The system you may want to play in. The economy. The cost of living. Everything. It’s about what’s best for you.

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Basketball, man: it is a land of giants.

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I grew up playing football and baseball.

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There’re a lot of rules to basketball.

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In the NBA, there is a guy guarding you, and you really have to try shooting over him.

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No one in my family is Jewish; no one was raised as a Jew, me included.

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I prefer the path of peace over war.

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The fact that I am not Jewish by religion does not prevent me from connecting to the Jewish nation’s spirituality.

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I have been aware since my youth that I am a Hebrew through my mother, and that is something that has played a subtle but important role in my development.

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I have never hid my spiritual roots. They just weren’t something that came under the spotlight.

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Like basketball, fashion is hard work.

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My parents always made me dress up for church. I really didn’t want to.

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I see myself as a revolutionary, as a fashion rebel.

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