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64 Inspirational Tom Brady Quotes (FOOTBALL)

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“Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. So the point is, we all have choices, and we make the choice to accept people or situations or to not accept situations.”

Tom Brady
You have to believe in your process. You have to believe in the things that you are doing to help the team win. I think you have to take the good with the bad.
You have to believe in your process. You have to believe in the things that you are doing to help the team win. I think you have to take the good with the bad.
The true competitors, though, are the ones who always play to win.
The true competitors, though, are the ones who always play to win.
I just love working hard. I love being part of a team; I love working toward a common goal.
I just love working hard. I love being part of a team; I love working toward a common goal.
To me, football is so much about mental toughness, it's digging deep, it's doing whatever you need to do to help a team win and that comes in a lot of shapes and forms.
To me, football is so much about mental toughness, it’s digging deep, it’s doing whatever you need to do to help a team win and that comes in a lot of shapes and forms.

“A lot of times I find that people who are blessed with the most talent don’t ever develop that attitude, and the ones who aren’t blessed in that way are the most competitive and have the biggest heart.”

Tom Brady
Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.
Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.
If I have something to say, I want it to be meaningful.
If I have something to say, I want it to be meaningful.
I'm not a person who defends myself very often. I kind of let my actions speak for me.
I’m not a person who defends myself very often. I kind of let my actions speak for me.
If you don’t believe in yourself why is anyone else going to believe in you
If you don’t believe in yourself why is anyone else going to believe in you?

15 Tom Brady Quotes on Competitiveness and Winning

“I think that at the start of a game, you’re always playing to win, and then maybe if you’re ahead late in the game, you start playing not to lose. The true competitors, though, are the ones who always play to win.”

Tom Brady
You never get over losses. I've never gotten over one loss I've had in my career. They always stick with me.
You never get over losses. I’ve never gotten over one loss I’ve had in my career. They always stick with me.
See, there are a lot of guys who are all talk. They say they want to work harder and be the best, but they never pay the price.
See, there are a lot of guys who are all talk. They say they want to work harder and be the best, but they never pay the price.
My job is to play quarterback, and I'm going to do that the best way I know how, because I owe that to my teammates regardless of who is out there on the field with me.
My job is to play quarterback, and I’m going to do that the best way I know how, because I owe that to my teammates regardless of who is out there on the field with me.
I don’t care about three years ago… I don’t care about two years ago. I don’t care about last year. The only things I care about is this week.
I don’t care about three years ago… I don’t care about two years ago. I don’t care about last year. The only things I care about is this week.
You can’t go out and practice average on Wednesday, average on Thursday, okay on Friday and then expect to play well on Sunday.
You can’t go out and practice average on Wednesday, average on Thursday, okay on Friday and then expect to play well on Sunday.
There’s nothing that can shock me anymore. There’s nothing I haven’t anticipated; so at that point, there is a calmness.
There’s nothing that can shock me anymore. There’s nothing I haven’t anticipated; so at that point, there is a calmness.
I always try to do as much as I can do. I’m never a person that does not enough because I’d regret not doing enough and think I probably could have done more.
I always try to do as much as I can do. I’m never a person that does not enough because I’d regret not doing enough and think I probably could have done more.
One thing I learned in college is that the coach decides who plays, and when he says to go in there, you play your butt off.
One thing I learned in college is that the coach decides who plays, and when he says to go in there, you play your butt off.
You need to think outside the box. You need to think differently if you want to sustain what, for me, is my peak performance: the very best that I can achieve as an athlete every day.
You need to think outside the box. You need to think differently if you want to sustain what, for me, is my peak performance: the very best that I can achieve as an athlete every day.
I can’t do anything with what’s happened in the past. I have to just go forward with the most awareness I can going forward and trying to be the best I can be for our team.
I can’t do anything with what’s happened in the past. I have to just go forward with the most awareness I can going forward and trying to be the best I can be for our team.
I am not a person that’s self-satisfied just being out there. I want to go out there and play great.
I am not a person that’s self-satisfied just being out there. I want to go out there and play great.
The biggest issue is muscle pliability. That's what I think the biggest secret to me is. What is muscle pliability Muscle pliability is keeping your muscles long and soft.
The biggest issue is muscle pliability. That’s what I think the biggest secret to me is. What is muscle pliability? Muscle pliability is keeping your muscles long and soft.
I play a complicated position in an intensely team-oriented game.
I play a complicated position in an intensely team-oriented game.
I’m a pretty good winner. I’m a terrible loser. And I rub it in pretty good when I win.
I’m a pretty good winner. I’m a terrible loser. And I rub it in pretty good when I win.

6 Tom Brady Quotes on NFL (FOOTBALL)

“I think the great part about what I do is that there’s a scoreboard. At the end of every week, you know how you did. You know how well you prepared. You know whether you executed your game plan. There’s a tangible score.”

Tom Brady
I was the kid that was the 199th pick that never had the body for it. People didn't think I'd play one year in the NFL, and now I'm going on my 17th year.
I was the kid that was the 199th pick that never had the body for it. People didn’t think I’d play one year in the NFL, and now I’m going on my 17th year.
There's not much time to unwind, but you know what, it's because I love what I do. I look forward to the season. I look forward to playing games. It doesn't ever feel like work.
There’s not much time to unwind, but you know what, it’s because I love what I do. I look forward to the season. I look forward to playing games. It doesn’t ever feel like work.

“I’m much more comfortable and confident running out on the field in front of 70,000 people instead of standing in front of a camera trying to say some lines. The people who do that as a profession are very talented because it’s certainly not easy.”

Tom Brady
Nothing surprises me anymore in the NFL.
Nothing surprises me anymore in the NFL.
The only thing I ever wanted to be was a professional football player.
The only thing I ever wanted to be was a professional football player.

15 Inspirational Tom Brady Quotes to Inspire Success

“I would love to encourage all my teammates to eat the best way they possibly can. High school athletes. Now, that’s not the way our food system in America is set up. It’s very different. They have a food pyramid, and I disagree with that. I disagree with a lot of things that people tell you to do.”

Tom Brady
We all have experiences in our lives that change us, and we all learn from people, like my dad, but at the end of the day, it's only us. And we're only responsible to make ourselves happy.
We all have experiences in our lives that change us, and we all learn from people, like my dad, but at the end of the day, it’s only us. And we’re only responsible to make ourselves happy.
I like to have fun all the time, even if I'm working.
I like to have fun all the time, even if I’m working.
When I'm out on the football field, I have so much confidence in what I'm doing.
When I’m out on the football field, I have so much confidence in what I’m doing.
Things don’t correct themselves, you’ve got to go out there and work hard to correct them.
Things don’t correct themselves, you’ve got to go out there and work hard to correct them.
I really love training and being in good shape, and it's so much a part of my life now, so it never really feels like work to me.
I really love training and being in good shape, and it’s so much a part of my life now, so it never really feels like work to me.

“Everyone is dealing with something. This is life; this is not just a piece of cake. You expect that when your teammates are doing their jobs, so you got to compartmentalize and do your job.”

Tom Brady
If you don’t play to win, don’t play at all.
If you don’t play to win, don’t play at all.
When you lose, talk little. When you win, talk less.
When you lose, talk little. When you win, talk less.
All I do is work out. Oh my God! Half my life is spent in a gym somewhere, sweating.
All I do is work out. Oh my God! Half my life is spent in a gym somewhere, sweating.
Who's my hero? That's a great question… Well, I think my dad is my hero, because he's someone I look up to every day.
Who’s my hero? That’s a great question… Well, I think my dad is my hero, because he’s someone I look up to every day.
I didn’t come this far to only come this far, so we’ve still got further to go.
I didn’t come this far to only come this far, so we’ve still got further to go.
I would never do anything outside of the rules of play.
I would never do anything outside of the rules of play.
I don't want to say anything negative about anybody or anything or anybody's political beliefs. I've never done that. I've never tried to get involved in those things.
I don’t want to say anything negative about anybody or anything or anybody’s political beliefs. I’ve never done that. I’ve never tried to get involved in those things.
It’s never come easy for me. I don’t think my mind allows me to rest ever. I have, I think, a chip on my shoulder, and some deep scars that I don’t think were healed.
It’s never come easy for me. I don’t think my mind allows me to rest ever. I have, I think, a chip on my shoulder, and some deep scars that I don’t think were healed.

3 Tom Brady Quotes on Sleep

Sleep is all about recovering. So if you’re not sleeping, you’re not recovering. And if you’re going to break your body down a lot, you better find ways to build it back up. And the only way to do that is get a lot of sleep. So for me, I go to bed at like 8:30, 9:00. As soon as I put my kids to bed. Because I’m up at 5:30 the next day.”

Tom Brady
Proper sleep has helped me get to where I am today as an athlete, and it is something that I continue to rely on every day.
Proper sleep has helped me get to where I am today as an athlete, and it is something that I continue to rely on every day.
I firmly believe that sleep and recovery are critical aspects of an effective and holistic training program.
I firmly believe that sleep and recovery are critical aspects of an effective and holistic training program.

8 Tom Brady Quotes on Life that will make You Think

“As you get older, you have more responsibilities; you have more commitments, more events, kids, you’re married now. You still have all the things that you’ve had, plus you just keep adding.”

Tom Brady
Sometimes, getting up in the morning and brushing your teeth is the hardest part of the day - it all just hurts.
Sometimes, getting up in the morning and brushing your teeth is the hardest part of the day – it all just hurts.
I try to not eat as much sugar, but it's so hard in our American diet to do that… It's hard to completely avoid.
I try to not eat as much sugar, but it’s so hard in our American diet to do that… It’s hard to completely avoid.

“After the first day of practice, there’s not one guy who’s playing at 100 percent or who feels great. Sometimes, getting up in the morning and brushing your teeth is the hardest part of the day – it just hurts.”

Tom Brady
Maybe some people can wake up and play PlayStation all day, but that's never been me.
Maybe some people can wake up and play PlayStation all day, but that’s never been me.
Man, wear your seat belts. That's all I can tell everybody. You never know.
Man, wear your seat belts. That’s all I can tell everybody. You never know.
I have a memory, and I can just eliminate mistakes when they come up because I’ve already made them.
I have a memory, and I can just eliminate mistakes when they come up because I’ve already made them.

“Athletes are always talking about money at a time when everyone else is struggling so badly to make it. We all make way more than our fair share. And I just think it reflects poorly on myself and my teammates. I really do just want to win, and that has and will continue to be the reason that motivates me and is the biggest factor in my decision-making process.”

Tom Brady

7 Tom Brady Quotes on Dating, Fashion and Relationship

“So many guys are so conservative with their hair, and I always joke with all my buddies when they mess with me, and I’ll say, ‘That’s right, keep the same haircut for ten years.’ How fun is that?”

Tom Brady
I like Tom Ford a lot because it's so classic and has great quality. I wear a lot of Rag & Bone.
I like Tom Ford a lot because it’s so classic and has great quality. I wear a lot of Rag & Bone.
Every man should know, if you’re comfortable and you like it, you should do it. Everyone always worries about what the girls think, what the guys think. If you like it, do it.
Every man should know, if you’re comfortable and you like it, you should do it. Everyone always worries about what the girls think, what the guys think. If you like it, do it.
To me, if you're trying to impress a girl, get a date, they're gonna like that more because you're a confident guy. That's what it comes down to.
To me, if you’re trying to impress a girl, get a date, they’re gonna like that more because you’re a confident guy. That’s what it comes down to.
I don't want to get into it, but if you know someone, it doesn't mean you agree with everything they say or they do.
I don’t want to get into it, but if you know someone, it doesn’t mean you agree with everything they say or they do.
My wife speaks five languages. I always tell her I speak two English and football.
My wife speaks five languages. I always tell her I speak two: English and football.

“Men always want and love when women wear tight and fitted clothing, right? And you’re like, ‘Wow, she looks so beautiful.’ And then you have men who dress like slobs, and you’re like, ‘What’s the deal with these big and baggy suits.’ It’s pretty ridiculous.”

Tom Brady

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