Top 15 Quotes from Famous Athletes



  • “We often can’t see what God is doing in our lives, but God sees the whole picture and His plan for us clearly.” – Tony Dungy
  • “I glorify God by using the talent that He gave me and doing the best I can, even though it might not work out all the time.” -Josh Hamilton
  • “I put my trust in Jesus and I asked Him into my life. And as soon as I realized what I had done I was so excited I had to tell somebody” -Deion Sanders
  • “I’ve always believed since I was a kid that God was gonna allow me to play professional football, to use it as a platform to proclaim and live out the name of Jesus. And, you know, that’s the most exciting part about my life because God has done things in me to change my character to benefit the kingdom.” – Reggie White
  • “First things first. I have to give praise and glory to my Lord and Savior up above. Thank You, Jesus” – Kurt Warner [Right after winning Super Bowl 34]
  • “If it weren’t for Jesus, I would not be where I am today and my life would be without purpose. I’ve heard kids say they want to be just like me when they grow up. They should know I want to be just like Jesus.” – Albert Pujols
  • “I knew that I wasn’t going to be able to do this alone. And I prayed as hard as I could. I didn’t pray to get a win or to make great pitches. I just prayed for the strength to go out there tonight and compete, and He gave me that. I can’t explain to you what a feeling it was to be out there and to feel what I felt. “ – Curt Schilling
  • “You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal…Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end it’s a loser’s game, because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else.” – Tim Tebow
  • “In many ways, the longer I live, I understand that there are so many things outside my control. That’s why I believe faith is such a big part of the story. There are so many things that were orchestrated by God, that were put into place to make this perfect storm, that created Linsanity.” – Jeremy Lin
  • “God is good for everybody. The sun shines on good people and bad people, and it rains on both, too. God doesn’t choose rain only for bad people.” – Mariano Rivera
  • “I don’t even think about a retirement program because I’m working for the Lord, for the Almighty. And even thought the Lord’s pay isn’t very high, his retirement program is, you might say, out of this world.” -George Foreman
  • “You and I are players, God’s our coach, and we’re playing the biggest game of all. We have a loving God that made us. We need to get on His team. It says in His word, there’s only one way to Him and that’s through Jesus Christ.” – Joe Gibbs
  • “I found that questioning Him and searching for answers through Scripture helped me grow and gave me direction. Now my faith in Christ is what gives me confidence for the future. I know that through both good times and bad, He is faithful and will watch over me.” – Clint Dempsey
  • “God gives you the stage to make a difference and not to just talk about yourself, but lift Him up.” – Robert Griffin
  • ” My faith is so strong that I believe that God made me 5-11 for a reason. For all the kids that have been told, no, that they can’t do it, or all the kids that will be told no.” – Russell Wilson