” I had a wonderful childhood in Antigua growing up in a family with three other brothers and no sisters, so you can imagine the little fights and scraps we had. “


” Life is not all about parties and frolicking. You have to show you care for people, too. “


” The next generation did not seem to be smart enough to realise that you have to work to be at the top and to stay at the top. You can have talent, but if you do not work hard it’s not going to happen. “


” When I grew up, my father used to say that cricket is not a profession, cricket cannot bring you food. But I think he lived to see the day when I was actually paid. “


” I say you’re only as good as the people you work for. “


” If you don’t know your history, you don’t have an idea how you channel things in your life. Knowing that history, I was able to fulfil my goals. “


” Sport in itself has this power. If you are a poet or a singer, people gravitate. I may not be in the same category, but I will make a comparison with Bob Marley. So it isn’t just cricket where social commentary plays a huge part. “



All 7 Viv Richards Quotes about You in picture


I had a wonderful childhood in Antigua growing up in a family with three other brothers and no sisters, so you can imagine the little fights and scraps we had.
Life is not all about parties and frolicking. You have to show you care for people, too.


The next generation did not seem to be smart enough to realise that you have to work to be at the top and to stay at the top. You can have talent, but if you do not work hard it
When I grew up, my father used to say that cricket is not a profession, cricket cannot bring you food. But I think he lived to see the day when I was actually paid.
I say you’re only as good as the people you work for.
If you don’t know your history, you don’t have an idea how you channel things in your life. Knowing that history, I was able to fulfil my goals.
Sport in itself has this power. If you are a poet or a singer, people gravitate. I may not be in the same category, but I will make a comparison with Bob Marley. So it isn’t just cricket where social commentary plays a huge part.
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