Barry Sanders Quotes

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Barry Sanders Quotes

Lets just win it and go home.
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Nothing ever turns out the way people expect it to.

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I really love peace and quiet.

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My desire to exit the game is greater than my desire to remain in it. I have searched my heart through and through and feel comfortable with this decision.

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Happiness does not come from football awards. It's terrible to correlate happiness with football. Happiness comes from a good job, being able to feed your wife and kids. I don't dream football, I dream the American dream - two cars in a garage, be a happy father.

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It was a wonderful experience to play in the NFL, and I have no regrets. I truly will miss playing for the Lions. I consider the Lions' players, coaches, staff, management and fans my family. I leave on good terms with everyone in the organization.

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Life doesn't stop with football.

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I quit because I didn't feel like the Detroit Lions had a chance to win. It just killed my enjoyment of the game.

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In all the time that people have known me, has anyone ever heard me talk about the importance of rushing records or finishing with the most touchdowns? So if that's never been important to me, then why would that be a motivation to keep playing?

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Anyone who has played the game professionally, you're always taught that the ball is the most important, most precious thing, so when the ball hits the ground, it's always a mad scramble. It's amazing how many times there is a fumble, and the person who recovers it initially doesn't walk away with the ball.

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I like retirement.

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My mother was a huge influence on me. She was a living example of what a Christian should be. Her conviction, her discipline. She would rather see other people happy than herself.

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If I could start with anybody, I would initially draft Tom Brady. Then I would go get Ray Lewis, and then maybe an offensive lineman, or somebody like Adrian Peterson.

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The reason of football is not to be the best but to be the best team

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Too often we are scared. Scared of what we might not be able to do. Scared of what people might think if we tried. We let fears stand in the way of our hopes. We say no when we want to say yes. We sit quietly when we want to scream. And we shout with the others, When we should keep our mouths shut. Why? After all, we do only go around once. There's really no time to be afraid. JUST DO IT.

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See God gave us the talent, but the devil make us famous.

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I just felt like I had run out of steam. I just felt like it was my time.

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