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41 Inspirational Dan Marino Quotes (FOOTBALL)

Top 10 Most Famous Dan Marino Quotes (BEST)

“The scoreboard can’t make you a loser. If you walk off the field with your head up, you don’t lose. You don’t hang your head for nobody. People in the stands think you’re the greatest or the worst – their opinion doesn’t make a difference. The only opinion that makes any difference is your own opinion of yourself.”

Dan Marino
You can do more, you can always do more.
You can do more, you can always do more.
The will to prepare, the guts to risk, and the desire to be the best. These are trademarks of champions.
The will to prepare, the guts to risk, and the desire to be the best. These are trademarks of champions.
You have to feel you're the best at what you do. You don't have to come out and say it. But you have to know it within yourself.
You have to feel you’re the best at what you do. You don’t have to come out and say it. But you have to know it within yourself.
Sure, the home-field is an advantage - but so is having a lot of talent.
Sure, the home-field is an advantage – but so is having a lot of talent.

“I’ve tried, at every step in life, to find a lesson. And accepting criticism with the same grace that you do the applause is something every young athlete needs to learn. I think it served me well to learn how to handle everything that came with the game’s ups and downs. Some people call it growing another layer of skin. I just call it growing up.”

Dan Marino
I've been a Dolphin for 17 years, and I'll be a Dolphin for the rest of my life. That will never change.
I’ve been a Dolphin for 17 years, and I’ll be a Dolphin for the rest of my life. That will never change.
Nobody can make you a loser.
Nobody can make you a loser.
Leadership comes by the example you set through your work. It begins from the way you are perceived as a worker and the respect that comes with it.
Leadership comes by the example you set through your work. It begins from the way you are perceived as a worker and the respect that comes with it.
There is no defense against a perfect pass. I can throw the perfect pass.
There is no defense against a perfect pass. I can throw the perfect pass.

3 Inspirational Dan Marino Quotes About Life

“I’m getting married because I’m in love with a girl and want to spend my life with her. You can’t live your life doing what other people want you to or you’ll be miserable. At some point you just have to be yourself.”

Dan Marino
My parents would always say, 'It doesn't' matter if it's a guy picking up the garbage or the President of the United States, treat everybody as you would want to be treated.
My parents would always say, ‘It doesn’t’ matter if it’s a guy picking up the garbage or the President of the United States, treat everybody as you would want to be treated.
I just try to be myself, whatever that is. I don't think about how I'll be remembered. I just want to be consistent over a long period of time. That's what the great players do.
I just try to be myself, whatever that is. I don’t think about how I’ll be remembered. I just want to be consistent over a long period of time. That’s what the great players do.

13 Dan Marino Quotes on Playing Football

“We’re not running the ball again until we get ahead. Shula was calling the plays, but I told them, ‘I don’t care what he calls. We’re throwing every pass from now until we get the lead.’ To Shula’s credit, he always gave me that option.”

Dan Marino
It's real nice and exciting for me to break the records, but it's more exciting for me to be on a winning team.
It’s real nice and exciting for me to break the records, but it’s more exciting for me to be on a winning team.
As a young man, God blessed me with a special talent to throw a football.
As a young man, God blessed me with a special talent to throw a football.

“As a team, you need to come from behind every once in awhile just to do it. Good for the attitude. It makes it exciting. And when everybody knows you have to throw it that makes it fun too.”

Dan Marino
I try to play my game and that's being emotional because I'm that kind of guy.
I try to play my game and that’s being emotional because I’m that kind of guy.
I throw better than anybody in college and I can throw with anybody in the pros. There, that's what I think.
I throw better than anybody in college and I can throw with anybody in the pros. There, that’s what I think.

“I think positive. I always think we’re going to score. Two minutes is a lot of time if you have timeouts and you’re throwing every down. You have to make the right decisions. I’ve always had great receivers, which helps. It’s not just me doing it.”

Dan Marino

“I look at it this way. I’m not putting age limits on what I can do. As long as I can do the job to help the team win and feel like I’m playing at a high level, which I feel I can do for a long while, I’m going to play no matter what my age is.”

Dan Marino
I think I have a passion for playing the game. I love to play, and I want to play at a high level. You have to do the right things in order to continue at that level.
I think I have a passion for playing the game. I love to play, and I want to play at a high level. You have to do the right things in order to continue at that level.

“You need to feel that the game is important to you. Lose that feeling and you lose your edge. There’s no faking that kind of emotion. You can’t invent the feeling. It’s got to be natural, real.”

Dan Marino
Sometimes, I wish we were all amateurs again. I'd play for nothing. Ab-so-lute-ly free. But that's not the system.
Sometimes, I wish we were all amateurs again. I’d play for nothing. Ab-so-lute-ly free. But that’s not the system.
I know I've got to just keep throwing the ball. That's what I do best.
I know I’ve got to just keep throwing the ball. That’s what I do best.
Obviously I'm not 21 anymore, but I think I can still throw with anybody.
Obviously I’m not 21 anymore, but I think I can still throw with anybody.

3 Dan Marino Quotes on Playing in Super Bowl

“We didn’t win a Super Bowl together, and that’s something I’ll always regret – not knowing what that feels like. But you and I have won more games together than any quarterback and coach combination in the history of the NFL.”

Dan Marino
I want to know what it's like to play in a Super Bowl and win one. My career will be great without it. But, personally, selfishly, I want to know what it feels like.
I want to know what it’s like to play in a Super Bowl and win one. My career will be great without it. But, personally, selfishly, I want to know what it feels like.

“I have always said that I want to finish my career with the Dolphins and this put me closer to that goal. I have been fortunate to break many personal records, but my overriding goal is to win a Super Bowl here in Miami.”

Dan Marino

2 Dan Marino Quotes on Quarterbacks

“If you ask any great player or great quarterback, there’s a certain inner confidence that you’re as good as anybody. But you can’t say who is the absolute best. To be considered is special in itself.”

Dan Marino
We were talking about how old quarterbacks can't throw before 10 am. Practice starts too early for us. Wake me up in the middle of the night and I can throw. I can throw anytime.
We were talking about how old quarterbacks can’t throw before 10 am. Practice starts too early for us. Wake me up in the middle of the night and I can throw. I can throw anytime.

4 Dan Marino Quotes on Children

“My father always taught me to appreciate what you’re fortunate to have and give back to those who need it. No part of our society is more important than the children, especially the ones who need our help.”

Dan Marino
I think it's more and more important to spend time with your children, because it seems to be harder and harder for them to succeed as their parents have succeeded.
I think it’s more and more important to spend time with your children, because it seems to be harder and harder for them to succeed as their parents have succeeded.
We can change the lives of autistic children. We can make a difference. There are hundreds of families in Florida who can't afford the therapists.
We can change the lives of autistic children. We can make a difference. There are hundreds of families in Florida who can’t afford the therapists.
We've been blessed with four beautiful children. Michael, he doesn't have much of a problem anymore. He is high functional, probably because of early intervention.
We’ve been blessed with four beautiful children. Michael, he doesn’t have much of a problem anymore. He is high functional, probably because of early intervention.

6 Dan Marino Quotes to Ponder

Swing hard in case you hit it.
Swing hard in case you hit it.
You get into feeling like you are in a zone. You can't be stopped. It's a good feeling but it never lasts.
You get into feeling like you are in a zone. You can’t be stopped. It’s a good feeling but it never lasts.
I don't need to be motivated by anybody. Never have.
I don’t need to be motivated by anybody. Never have.
I think I'm going to be around awhile.
I think I’m going to be around awhile.
It's nice to feel the fans are behind you. You shouldn't concern yourself with things like that - but it does matter.
It’s nice to feel the fans are behind you. You shouldn’t concern yourself with things like that – but it does matter.
When I look at tricks, I look at Michael Vick.
When I look at tricks, I look at Michael Vick.

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