Jim Brown Quotes

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Jim Brown Quotes

I had a choice to be lazy or lean - if I hadnt changed, thing probably would catch up with me.
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If you truly believe something, and it's incorrect, that doesn't mean you don't have integrity.

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Everybody does good things, but I'm talking about making major changes in the educational system that would impact an entire race. I'm talking about stopping these young gang members from killing one another. I'm talking about keeping prisons from overflowing.

— Jim Brown

A liberal will cut off your leg so he can hand you a crutch.

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I'm a very sensitive person. I do like to be respected. I'm very loyal. I like it to be a two-way street.

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The truth is that politicians are basically tied to trying to get reelected, so they can't really make landmark changes.

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AI don't make a big thing out of my race. If you try to preach, people give you a little sympathy and then they want to get out of the way. So you don't preach; you tell the story.

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The NFL pension is the worst in the world of business. It's an embarrassment.

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I run a program called Amer-I-Can. We've taught in prisons, schools, juvenile facilities and we teach in the community. We have the greatest record from the standpoint of dealing with grade point averages, disciplinary action and attendance in schools.

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It's too bad about 'Dark of the Sun.' It was really about Tshombe. When I read the script, I thought it was going to be a political movie, and I thought we might even have a hassle. But the director simplified it to brutality and bad taste.

— Jim Brown

The need to be cared for is the base of everything. In the penitentiaries, you won't hear gangbangers and criminals say, 'No, I don't want to be cared for by nobody.' When you care about them, they'll open up to you.

— Jim Brown

When I'm on a picture, I have two bosses - the director and the producer. My co-star is not my boss.

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There have been so few decent films involving Negroes that right away everybody expects every film to do everything. But when you make a flick, there are maybe two things you're trying to put into that flick. You can put the other things in another time.

— Jim Brown

I think the National Football League needs a new union. The heavyweights of this union are not heavyweights enough.

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My biggest problem was to get the coaches to understand that I was a runner, and I wanted to prepare myself based upon the calisthenics I did and get myself ready. For example, I used my forearm when I ran the ball, so I didn't want to do pushups because I wanted my forearms to heal.

— Jim Brown

Lacrosse is probably the best sport I ever played.

— Jim Brown

There was no publicity. You had to like it. There was no pressure, just great competition. The attitude of the coaches and players was exceptional.

— Jim Brown

Act your age. Students do not look upon you as a buddy, pal, or peer. They expect you to be a mature adult ... Many young teachers have a tendency to seek popularity, resorting to tactics that can create endless problems.

— Jim Brown

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