Ricky Williams Quotes

33 Ricky Williams quotes:

"When we face adversity, we don't crumble. That's what we should be excited about. Wins come when you deal with adversity well."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use.'"
"If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas."
"I don't think I'll ever be able to stay in one place for more than a year or two. It's not in my nature."
"As human beings we have a tendency when we like something to tie it up and make sure it's there for a long time. I've been working on being able to let things go. I don't think I ever want to buy property again."
"Nine in the box... that's a football term."
"I've let a lot of things go, and obviously football is one of them. I think the hardest thing to let go is your self-image. That's what I'm working on now."
"I'm closer to being happy. I'm doing things that make me happy. In football I loved to practice and I loved to play, but I hated to be in meetings, hated to talk to the media, hated to have cameras in my face, hated to sign autographs. I hated to do all those things."
"I definitely have come out of my shell a lot more. When you question who you are, you can't be proud of who you are. Now that I'm trying to peel off those layers and really understand who I am, I don't have anything to be shy about."
"went through 20 pounds on a vegetarian diet?"
"I loved playing football, but the reasons I loved football were just to feed my ego. And any time you feed your ego, it's a one-way street. There were so many things I had to deal with that erased the positives I got from playing the game that it wasn't worth it. It's like eating a Big Mac and drinking a Diet Coke."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Ego Quotes
"set the league on fire."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"We talk about life, we talk about our philosophies. He always sends me books. It's a different kind of relationship."
"To get more out of yourself, you have to expect more out of yourself. Before your body can achieve it, your mind has to perceive it."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Body Quotes
"[Once Williams arrived, Pittman made sure he was there for him.] Most guys, with the competition the way it is, they don't want to help you out. They don't want to show no love towards you, ... But Mike has been the exact opposite. This guy ... every mistake I make, he's there to correct me. Everything I do (well), he's there to praise me. He says to come to him anytime I need something. He's the first one I go to."
"My confidence got beat up pretty badly, and you can't lead without confidence. You almost have to be overconfident to lead, but when my body broke down, the rest of me did, too . . ."
"I didn't call them to see if I could come back. I was just causing a conversation to happen, ... They sent me the letter and [my agent] told me it's in my best interests to call them."
"I really don't have an expectation. I found that expectations really get in the way. I don't make that choice. I don't decide how many carries I will have, therefore it's pointless for me to have expectations about it."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Choice Quotes
"I didn't quit football because I failed a drug test, I failed a drug test because I was ready to quit football,"
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Football Quotes
"Once we get through the mental part and get on the field, it will be fun. We don't have any Monday night or Sunday night games this year, so it's a chance to take advantage of the national attention and make a name for ourselves."
Author: Williams Quotes Category: Fun Quotes

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