Lynn Swann Quotes

26 Lynn Swann quotes:

"And historically the owners have used loyalty to a team or a city to hold players as opposed to always paying their worth."
"I enjoy playing the game. It's hard for me to just watch it, even while broadcasting."
"I feel like there should be more black head coaches."
"I think that most minorities have experienced some form of racial abuse."
"I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet, tap and jazz. They helped a great deal with body control, balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing."
"I was not a very good football player when I started out."
"If a player demonstrated that he is the best, and a team decides, even so, we don't want to pay him, as in any other business, he should be able to play elsewhere."
"Now, I'm not here because I was that good. I'm here because of the people around me made me that good."
"Players today are concerned about the money, but the large dollars only go to those players who are the best."
"Professional sports is a business."
"Very often we see coaches who have not been successful being recycled, instead of looking to a new face or a new name who has demonstrated the ability to handle the job."
"We talk about freedoms for African-Americans but unless you have more than one option politically, how free are you?"
"When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league. The girls were extremely aggressive."
"Sports and entertainment have always been windows of opportunity for African Americans, when other doors were closed."
"Some people play very, very well just so they won't get embarrassed."
"I'm not doing this because I want to be famous and not because I want any power. In this country, the power is always with the people; the people we govern on borrowed time. I want to serve. My parents taught me to give back to the community."
Author: Swann Quotes Category: Country Quotes
"I haven't cried this much since I was inducted into the Hall of Fame."
Author: Swann Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"Coach Noll is not a great one for speeches. He's not the rah-rah type trying to fire us up in the locker room. He gets us ready to play and gives us a game plan that we've grown to believe is going to work. Usually it does."
Author: Swann Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"It's the beginning, we hope, of a new dynasty for the Pittsburgh Steelers."
Author: Swann Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"Bill's competition for this nomination has contributed a great deal to the debate about making the Commonwealth a better place for all Pennsylvanians."
Author: Swann Quotes Category: Competition Quotes

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