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Bo Jackson Quotes and Sayings

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Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
- Bo Jackson

Related topics: Motivational

First of all, I really never imagined myself being a professional athlete.
- Bo Jackson

I was the type of guy that used to get up in the morning
and go out and just out run everybody on the field
without stretching or warming up or anything.
- Bo Jackson

I hate to blow my own horn, but I gave a lot of people fits.
- Bo Jackson

 

It occurred to me in my junior year of high school.
I got my first letter from a big college.
I still have that letter to this day -
a letter from Indiana.
- Bo Jackson

So, baseball is probably more physical of the two mentally.
- Bo Jackson

I love going out and doing new things.
- Bo Jackson

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I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football,
baseball, track, or basketball will -
that's just the bottom line.
- Bo Jackson

I was a pitcher, shortstop and outfielder,
and the Yankees tried to sign me out of high school
as a first-round draft pick in 1981.
I turned them down to go to college.
- Bo Jackson

I would say my greatest achievement in life right now -
my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it -
is to be a wonderful father to my kids.
- Bo Jackson

I've taken up golf in the past five or six years,
and most of the time there aren't too many people out
there that can drive a ball further than I can.
- Bo Jackson

In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because
there was no action there.
- Bo Jackson

So you have to be more mentally focused in baseball.
- Bo Jackson

Back before I injured my hip, I thought going to the gym was for wimps.
- Bo Jackson

My workout was running down fly balls,
stealing a base, or running for my life on the football field.
- Bo Jackson

So, I got a lot of recruitment letters from track.
- Bo Jackson

Don't sell yourself short because without that you
can't go far in life because after sports the only
thing you know is sports and you can't do anything else with that.
- Bo Jackson

I have no problem with my hips - I can still do the
things that I used to do.
I can run, I'm just not the fastest person on the field anymore.
- Bo Jackson

As a 9th grader, I competed with the high school kids and out of 600 people,
I finished 10th.
- Bo Jackson

Being the 8th out of 10 kids, and being the one that stayed in trouble,
I sort of became a momma's boy.
- Bo Jackson

If you have four years to complete your college education,
do it.
- Bo Jackson

I am a firm believer in if you can't get it the old fashioned way,
you don't need it.
- Bo Jackson

I guarantee you that's what Jeff Gordon does.
He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his
fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.
- Bo Jackson

I always wanted to be a pilot.
- Bo Jackson

I have been a fan all my life, but now I have been
out of football for over 10 years,
and out of baseball for a little over six years and I don't go to games.
- Bo Jackson

Whenever I wasn't watching the planes,
I was playing community baseball, football,
or something like that.
- Bo Jackson

But now in this day and age, people are more prone
to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field -
to enhance their physical appearance.
- Bo Jackson

I was always active - I went from baseball to football.
I didn't have time to work out.
- Bo Jackson

Really, it's not harder to train for them because once
baseball starts you play everyday almost.
- Bo Jackson

My favorite driver is always either the bad guy or the underdog.
- Bo Jackson

If I miss anything about the sport, it's the camaraderie of old teammates.
- Bo Jackson

I've always played with kids that were five,
six, seven years older than me.
- Bo Jackson

You have a lot of people on the run and really don't
have time to sit down and eat a balanced meal.
- Bo Jackson

Set Life's Rhythm with Your Heart-Drum
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

Life is lived in the living.
Set aside convention, caution,
and arbitrary "rules" about how
life is supposed to be lived.
Choose! Explore! Adventure!
Live life to the fullest.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I set my own course through the ocean of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free
and realizing you were the prisoner!
- Max Lucado

Having set a direction, begin - begin today.
Take action - take action every day.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy person is not a person in a
certain set of circumstances,
but rather a person with a
certain set of attitudes.
- Hugh Downs

Whoever undertakes to set himself up
as a judge of Truth and Knowledge
is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods.
- Albert Einstein

Set interim goals, preferably daily goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I wrap the potential for bitterness,
resentment, martyrdom in the blanket of forgiveness
and just set it down.
Then it just melts in the warmth. And goes away.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Set Goals - Take Action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success is not the result of spontaneous combustion.
You must set yourself on fire.
- Reggie Leach

Believe in yourself. Dream big dreams.
Set important goals. Take action on those goals.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can have anything you want -
if you want it badly enough.
You can be anything you want to be,
do anything you set out to accomplish
if you hold to that desire with singleness of purpose.
- Abraham Lincoln

Today is my day to paint in bold colors,
set today's rhythm with my heart-drum,
walk today's march with courage,
create today as my celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Unexpected events can set you back or set you up.
It's all a matter of - perspective.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I set today's life-rhythm with my heart-drum.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor your past, and all the consequences of that past.
Receive insight into relieving the pain
caused by past experiences and current attitudes toward life.
Observe life as it currently appears,
and then train yourself to observe life
from other perspectives that support a higher quality of living.
Re-consider your priorities.
Chart your Course.
Set Sail with Courage.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I Respect And Enforce The Boundaries I Have Set.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The common denominator of our heroes
is that each set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is a friendship set to music.
- Joseph Campbell

Let us now set forth one of the fundamental truths about marriage:
the wife is in charge.
- Bill Cosby

The very nature of the world is constant change.
You set a goal and create a plan to achieve it;
then the assumptions on which you
based your plan change - they always do.
The challenge is to retain your goals
while adapting your tactics.
Relax and stay flexible in order to reach
your goals and maintain your happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us is of infinite value,
and each of us has the ability to make
a profound difference in the lives we touch.
We leave our most profoundly positive impact
on those around us by the nature of our lives
and the example we set -
not by how busy we are,
or how important we believe we are.
Setting an example of being loving, relaxed and joyful,
regardless of external circumstances,
is a great legacy for our family and for the world.
Self importance - ego - is not a path to happiness.
Focusing one's whole life on responsibilities,
without taking time for self-renewal and play,
abandons the joy and the true value of life.
I want my tombstone to read, "Inspired others,"
rather than, "Never missed a day at the office."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Act with Bold Courage -
Taking inspiration from the powerful vision of my future,
I boldly set sail with courage and intent.
I hold my course with focused attention and relentless commitment,
as I weather the storms of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only faith that wears well and holds its color
in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction
and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
- James Russell Lowell

Even if I set out to make a film about a fillet of sole,
it would be about me.
- Federico Fellini

Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future,
and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control:
now.
- Denis Waitley

If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the
refrigerator are so far apart,
some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all.
- Joey Adams

Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate.
The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we.
Set small goals and build upon them.
- Lee Haney

Success isn't a result of spontaneous combustion.
You must set yourself on fire.
- Arnold H. Glasow


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