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Cam Newton Quotes

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Cam Newton quotes: the QB’s best content.

“If you take care of your number one goal, then everything else will take care of itself.”

“You have to live like a winner. You have to think like a winner. You have to eat like a winner. Everything that you do with life, you gotta be a winner.”

“I’m a living testimony that anything is possible.”

“I’m an example of why people deserve second chances.”

“My dad said, ‘Cam, you can make this situation a dream or you can make this situation a nightmare.’ That struck a fire under me. That was my drive.”

“I see the light at the end of the tunnel, so I’m going hard.”

“My father always taught us that anything you want, you’ve gotta go get it for yourself. Nothing’s going to be given to you, and don’t expect something for nothing.”

“I remember being outside, planting trees, watering lawns, cutting grass. Hard work. A funny story: when the high school coach asked me to play varsity basketball, I said, ‘Pops, coach wanted me to try out for the team.’ My father teased me and said, ‘Well, you need to get done with this job to have some time to play.’ That kept me motivated to finish as fast as I could. But I always had to bring my basketball stuff and my football stuff and go straight to practice, sweating in my boots and jeans. My teammates would be like, ‘Where in the world are you coming from with all that grass in your shoes?’ But I guess I had the last laugh, because it paid off. I can look back and say, ‘Man, I came a long way.'”

“I hate excuses. Excuses are a disease. You cannot make progress with excuses.”

“I think we all have unbelievable potential. But a wise man once told me potential has never won a game.”

“Just be yourself and stand up for what you believe in.”

“The only thing that’s going to get you away from all the talk is winning.”

“When people see you do alright, then you start winning their hearts. It’s not going to come easy, though. It doesn’t matter how many people you do right, you’re still going to be hated by so many others. You can’t live your life trying to make everybody happy.”

“I have to prove to myself, that’s a daily challenge. I don’t think anyone’s expectations will ever surpass the expectations I have of myself.”

“You compete every day, it doesn’t matter how much a person is paid, how much a person’s experience is, how much a person knows or doesn’t know. I think, you know, we all are competing each and every day. At the end of the day, it’s about proving your worth and doing your part.”

“Winning excuses everything. Winning is contagious, you know… it’s a thought. It’s not something that just happens.”

“You don’t go into the game to compete. You go into each game to win.”

“I’ve been on record to say I’m a sore loser. You show me a good loser and I’m going to show you a loser. It’s not a popularity contest.”

“A person that says, ‘Losing is not difficult,’ I don’t even want to be around that person. And obviously, that person has never won anything relevant in their life.”

“Some people have certain beliefs, and I have my own belief, and we can agree to disagree on certain things.”

“It’s a day-to-day learning process. Hindsight is always 50/50 [he accidentally said in a post-game interview].”

“When you going out there whether being prepared or not, you have to react. And if you’re thinking, you’re already a step behind.”

“My pop always said, ‘One day you can be on top of the world, and the next day the world can be on top of you.'”

“Control what you can control. Don’t lose sleep worrying about things that you don’t have control over because, at the end of the day, you still won’t have any control over them.”

“I’m not going to dwell on the past. I’m a person that’s a self-motivator and even though the past is the past, I’m not going to keep looking back, I’m just going to turn the page and move forward.”

“The most successful people I admire don’t carry their jobs with them off the field.”

“I hate having all eyes on me—unless it’s for my job, and my job is playing football. I’m not that attention-hungry. But as a professional athlete, you have to have that in the back of your mind.”

“Word of mouth travels faster than anything else. Everything that you say, everything that you do, you have to think about before you say it.”

“You have to be mindful of the decisions you make.”

“Music can bring about different vibes on the field, off the field, urban life, going to church, leaving church. Everything the world may bring, there’s a song for it to put you in the right frame of mind.”

“It’s no secret that I am not afraid to shine bright and be festive, and I like to encourage that in others.”

“I aim to just look and feel confident.”

“Growing up in Atlanta I always had a sense of what fashion was, a sense of style. My parents always talked about the importance of making a first impression and that’s stayed with me. So the idea and challenge of being able to create a line of clothing that will allow people to look and feel confident and set a standard for themselves—and with a brand like Belk, one that I grew up with—it was just a fantastic opportunity.”

“I wanted to give men an accessible line of clothing that’s comfortable yet stylish and will help them to present the best version of themselves. It’s easy… when you look good, you feel good.”

“When I left college for the NFL, I promised my mother that I would eventually finish my degree.”

“Everyone else has always been worried about the football side of things, but not my mother. My education was my mother’s top priority. I’ve been blessed to have a family that supports me. It’s a Biblical quote: ‘Iron sharpens iron.’ My mother has always been there to sharpen me.”

“I wanted to finish something I started. I value a lot of things in my life, including education. I now have a degree, and nobody can take that away from me. It was very important to me to become a college graduate—not for anyone else, but for myself.”

“Now that my studies are over, I’m focused on The Cam Newton Foundation, my charity that helps disadvantaged kids achieve their educational goals. From football coaching to SAT prep, The Cam Newton Foundation looks for unique ways to benefit the children. I want to give them opportunities that they might not have had otherwise.”

“When I was growing up, my parents really influenced me. But there are kids who don’t have that type of influence. They need someone who can create avenues for their dreams—whether they want to be a football player, a doctor or a veterinarian.”

“One day I hope to open my own daycare center. My passion for kids is through the roof.”

“Growing up in Atlanta was big for me. It will always be a city that I love and I will always call it home. My parents didn’t make a lot of money, but I never went to sleep hungry. Nowadays, I sacrifice the time I need to look back and know that those are my humble beginnings. Those are my roots, and if you don’t know your roots, man, there’s no telling what you’re returning to.”

“What happens when you take a lion out of the safari and try to take him to your place of residence and make him a house pet? It ain’t going to happen. That’s the type of person I am. I’m that lion.”

“Most of the time, I don’t really give people a chance. I have a wall up. I’m always protecting who I am. Thinking about my brand. I make it hard on people. Sometimes, it’s a good thing. Sometimes, it’s a bad thing.”

“I grew up trying to be like my idols, and one of the main people in my life was my father. He played football, and when your father is telling stories about the game he played… everybody wants to be like their father.”

“My main focus is having confidence in myself knowing that I’m able to be myself.”

“In college, you had to worry about that math class or this exam that’s coming up on Tuesday, but not in the professionals. You eat, sleep, and do everything related to your craft—and your craft is football. You can be at it from sunup to sundown.”

“I’m full go.”

“I see myself not only as a football player, but an entertainer and icon.”

“I can’t put into words how I feel when I wake up and realize my picture is on the side of a stadium. It’s ridiculous!”

“A lot of expectations come from being a quarterback. There are also expectations off the field. We have influence whether we want it or not. Both good and bad will eventually be exposed, so I am focusing on doing the right thing. I hope that I’ll be able to inspire people.”

“People tell you not to put all your eggs in one basket, but if a person has a fallback plan, failing is an option. And it never was for me.”

“I scratch my head sometimes and ask myself, ‘Why I am in this position?’ A lot of answers I come back with are, ‘Why not?’”

Tom Brady is good, real good, but he plays in same league as I do.”

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