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31 Most Famous Joe Montana Quotes (FOOTBALL)

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Winners, I am convinced, imagine their dreams first. They want it with all their heart and expect it to come true. There is, I believe, no other way to live.
Winners, I am convinced, imagine their dreams first. They want it with all their heart and expect it to come true. There is, I believe, no other way to live.
When the game is over I just want to look at myself in the mirror, win or lose, and know I gave it everything I had.
When the game is over I just want to look at myself in the mirror, win or lose, and know I gave it everything I had.
Confidence is a very fragile thing.
Confidence is a very fragile thing.
Always be prepared to start.
Always be prepared to start.
Yeah, it's nice to look up to people, but the more you try to be somebody else, the less you are of yourself.
Yeah, it’s nice to look up to people, but the more you try to be somebody else, the less you are of yourself.
Don't complain about not getting a chance and then be unprepared when you finally do.
Don’t complain about not getting a chance and then be unprepared when you finally do.
I have a fear of failure.
I have a fear of failure.
I started a business with two guys I played with, Ronnie Lott and Harris Barton Champion Ventures, it's a fund of funds. We have $400 million or so under management.
I started a business with two guys I played with, Ronnie Lott and Harris Barton: Champion Ventures, it’s a fund of funds. We have $400 million or so under management.
I had six or seven documented concussions, so I had a lot more than that. But I feel fine.
I had six or seven documented concussions, so I had a lot more than that. But I feel fine.
I don't live in the past. I just live in the enjoyment of the game.
I don’t live in the past. I just live in the enjoyment of the game.

12 Joe Montana Quotes on Playing Football

“As a quarterback, there’s no better way to finish your year, in winning a Super Bowl, than with a touchdown pass. The chances of that happening, by the looks of most of the Super Bowls, is a very rare chance. Fortunately for me, I had an opportunity.”

Joe Montana
Some guys practice like all-Americans but they can't play!
Some guys practice like all-Americans but they can’t play!
In sports, you play from the time you're eight years old, and then you're done forever.
In sports, you play from the time you’re eight years old, and then you’re done forever.
There's no thrill like throwing a touchdown pass.
There’s no thrill like throwing a touchdown pass.
I miss the game - I miss it a lot.
I miss the game – I miss it a lot.

“Yeah, I think it motivates you as people start to count you out. It doesn’t make you play any harder, because every time you go out on the field you give 110 percent, but it does give you more of an edge mentally, knowing that you were in the same situation, because in sports you always find yourself behind.”

Joe Montana
Any quarterback that understands what the offense is really about is going to succeed.
Any quarterback that understands what the offense is really about is going to succeed.
You need to be able to work with people. Especially in football, it is not a QB's game even though the media likes to make it into that - it takes the whole team.
You need to be able to work with people. Especially in football, it is not a QB’s game even though the media likes to make it into that – it takes the whole team.
Installing a new offense is harder than a new defense. It just takes time.
Installing a new offense is harder than a new defense. It just takes time.
If I could still play, I would be trying. It's been 15 years.
If I could still play, I would be trying. It’s been 15 years.
I mean the game is just, everybody talks about baseball but I really think football probably has a little bit more American feeling than anything.
I mean the game is just, everybody talks about baseball but I really think football probably has a little bit more American feeling than anything.
It is the greatest game that I've ever been around. It'll continue to get better and be the greatest.
It is the greatest game that I’ve ever been around. It’ll continue to get better and be the greatest.

2 Joe Montana Quotes on Coaching

“Man, coaching is a hard job, and it requires a lot of time. I hear stories from coaches who tell me that players call them in the middle of the night not knowing where they parked their car.”

Joe Montana

“You know, I’ve had blowups with my coach too. The same thing happens, it just wasn’t as evident back then because they didn’t have so many cameras and ways to see things happen.”

Joe Montana

2 Joe Montana Quotes on Being the Best

My mother and father, Joe and Theresa Montana brought me along and taught me to never quit, and to strive to be the best.
My mother and father, Joe and Theresa Montana brought me along and taught me to never quit, and to strive to be the best.
Cause there's only one reason for doing anything that you set out to do. If you don't want to be the best, then there's no reason going out and trying to accomplish anything.
Cause there’s only one reason for doing anything that you set out to do. If you don’t want to be the best, then there’s no reason going out and trying to accomplish anything.

5 Joe Montana Quotes that Will make You Think

“Some people have no respect whether you are with your family or not. That’s the hardest part. I was shopping in a grocery store in Seattle looking for stuff for Nicholas. This guy kept following me with his cell phone video on.”

Joe Montana
There is nothing worse for me than sitting in traffic. That's what killed me in L.A.
There is nothing worse for me than sitting in traffic. That’s what killed me in L.A.
My back only bugs me when I sleep wrong. I feel my knee more than anything, the left one. It's arthritic.
My back only bugs me when I sleep wrong. I feel my knee more than anything, the left one. It’s arthritic.
I don't watch a lot of the games on Sunday. But I always kept an eye on the 49ers. I think Mike Singletary has made a big difference. He's done a tremendous job.
I don’t watch a lot of the games on Sunday. But I always kept an eye on the 49ers. I think Mike Singletary has made a big difference. He’s done a tremendous job.
I really took the lead on putting together the real estate fund-to-funds. Real estate was always interesting to me.
I really took the lead on putting together the real estate fund-to-funds. Real estate was always interesting to me.

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