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Deion Sanders Quotes

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Deion Sanders quotes: check your Rolly – it’s Prime Time.

“Your mind is everything.  All the mess that causes you to stress starts in your head.  If you’re weak, it starts in your head.  If you’re strong, it starts in your head.  You make a decision today to be what you wanna be.”

“You’ve got to want what you want more than what you got!”

“If your dream ain’t bigger than you, there’s a problem with your dream.”

“There’s no class to manage people.  There’s no class to teach on how to handle millions.  There’s no class to teach us how to manage time.  I had a promise.  I had a responsibility.  I had somewhat of intelligence, then I had to manage all these things.”

“You are what dreams are made of.  You have no idea how many people are rooting for you and behind you.  You’ve got it.”

“If you don’t believe in yourself… how will somebody else believe in you?”

“Life is a wonderful teacher.  You will learn from your own experiences.  But if you look closely, you’ll also learn from the people around you.”

“Whenever you make a promise, you have a responsibility to that promise.”

“If you come here, and you earn it, you will play.  If you don’t earn it, you won’t.”

“Just think about the game.  Think about playing great, having a great time.  Helping my team win.”

“If you sign up for something, finish the job and get the job done.  Don’t quit.”

“I don’t know the definition of a star, but whoever has that title, I think it goes beyond what they do on the field.”

“Make as much money as you can, really fast.”

“I always had a rule in life that I would never love anything that couldn’t love me back.  It taught me how to be a man, how to get up, how to live in pain.  Taught me so much about people, timing, focus, dedication, submitting oneself, sacrifices.”

“I’m married to football; baseball is my girlfriend.”

“I knew I had the substance.  I knew I had the goods.  I knew I had the work ethic.”

“What separates us is that we expect to be great.  I expect to be great.  I expect to do what hasn’t been done.  I expect to provoke change.”

“I prepare to win, I prepare to dominate, I prepare to conquer.  I prepare to win it all, and that’s one of the reasons I’m here.”

“You need an escape, a getaway, something to separate your mind from what’s going on.  Sometimes you career is about that.”

“I got my dog back.  In African-American language, your dog means your passion, your fire.”

“It’s gonna be a lot of zeroes in that contract.  You gonna think it’s alphabet soup or something – all those zeroes in there.”

“I said, ‘Momma,’ because I was tired of seeing her go to work and come home all tired.  I said, ‘I’m going to be rich one day.  Momma, I’m going to make a lot of money, and you will never have to work another day of your life.’  My momma said, ‘That’s fine, but until then you get that lawnmower and go out there and cut that grass.'”

“Fourteen years later, that’s why you can’t give up on your dream, your promise, because 14 years later, this dream, this promise came.  That I was able to allow my momma to go into a job and say, ‘I’m not doing it anymore.  My son has blessed me.’  I always wanted to make sure my parents didn’t have to work again for the rest of their lives.”

“I gave you a promise.  I gave you the responsibility.  I gave you intellect, intelligence, I gave you management, I gave you expectation.  I don’t know if you figured it out by now, but I just gave you Prime.  I just gave you the formula in who was really standing before you because I was trick or treating and it wasn’t even Halloween.”

“Water covers two-thirds of the Earth.  I cover the rest.”

“If you look good, you feel good.  If you feel good, you play good.  If you play good, they pay good.  Look good, play good.  Play good, eat good.  Eat good, die good.”

“I never wear the same shoe twice.”

“Sure we’re in limos.  We’re stars.  How else is a star supposed to travel?”

“When we have public success we also have private struggles.”

“Fishing’s relaxing, man.  Most relaxing thing in my life.  It’s therapy for me.  I don’t think about business [or] sports.  All I think about is catching the next fish.”

“As citizens of this country, we need to unite to help our brothers and sisters in their time of need.  We must all stretch the boundaries of the giving as far as we are able to, knowing we will enrich the lives of others.”

“Athletes know kids look up to them, and it’s important for athletes to be responsible.”

“At this point and age in my career I’m not looking for a stage.  I’m looking to teach the young players how to be professional, how to be a man, how to be a father, how to be a friend, how to handle your finances.”

“This game taught me how to be a man.  This game taught me if I could get knocked down, I’ve got to get my butt back up again.  This game taught me there are things in life you can’t do prematurely.  They call it offsides.  In life, it’s just life.”

“I don’t care what they say about me when I’m through with sports.  I don’t want to be known as anything else in life but a great father.”

“I don’t believe you can be at your optimum without your faith.  Sports is sports, it’s a game.  My faith is everything.  It’s the gas that propels the courage, the truth, keeps me going.  It’s the wind, it’s the wings, it’s the air that pumps into my lungs, that provokes me to live.  Faith is everything.”

“God has been good.  I’m just trying to exercise all of my gifts.”

“Time is a wonderful storyteller.”

“We’re all dealing with time, but we have clocks with no hands.  So we never know how much time we have.”

“Life is about moments.  We each have a multitude of moments in our lives.  It’s what we do with those moments that separates us.”

“Thank you for your love and passion that you have for me.  Because I love it.”

“You have no idea what God is capable of doing until you fully trust him and let God be God.  God can’t fail!”

“Thank you, Lord, I thank you.  Jesus, I love you.  If it wasn’t for God, I wouldn’t be here today, so, Lord, I thank you.”

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