William Felton “Bill” Russell is a retired professional basketball player from the United States. Russell played center for the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association from 1956 to 1969. Enjoy Bill Russell’s best quotes below.
“Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.”
“The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.”
“Most people have a harder time letting themselves love than finding someone to love them.”
“Durability is part of what makes a great athlete.”
“This monument is going to be built as a symbol.”
“What’s more important than who’s going to be the first black manager is who’s going to be the first black sports editor of the New York Times.”