You have to believe you're great. You have to have an air about you. My success wasn't because I was a great talent, but because I wanted it more than anybody else. Every minute I step on that field, I want to prove I'm the best player in the league.— Brett Favre
The most perspective Brett Favre quotes that will inspire your inner self
Most talented players don't always succeed. Some don't even make the team. It's more what's inside.
I've always been a Packer, always will be a Packer.
I think my stubbornness, hardheadedness and stupidity is what has allowed me to play for 20 years.
It's all about chemistry. Talent alone won't get it done.
I've seen a lot of people jump on and off my bandwagon.
With each game I play, with each season I play, I'm running out of chances.
You're never guaranteed next year. You're never guaranteed the next game. You have to seize the opportunity when it's there in front of you.
I didn't know what to expect coming into this year.
There were a lot of question marks, and I think that's obvious now. Can we overcome it? Time will tell.
The good teams are good at what they do.
Sure, sometimes guys pass you up in salary, and maybe it's a lesser player, but it's all based on what a team has as far as value in that person.
Just, you never know what the next day is going to bring.
That goes for football, goes for off the field, and I gave up a long time ago trying to predict the future and trying to deal with things I couldn't deal with.
Every day is not perfect. You have your bad days and good days just like anyone else. You do not want to talk to people sometimes. It is normal.
I really like all music, but mostly Country, older R&B, and the good classic rock.
I love doing what I do.
Yip cabbage on three!
Because after my first year I had a lot of success, took everybody by storm, came back the next year thought it was easy and didn't have near the season I had the previous year. It was kind of a wake-up call. And so, life goes on.
With each game I play, each season I play, everyone would agree with me, I'm running out of chances.
I'd like to think, eight years ago, I was pretty humble and modest.
But I think, with each year, you get more modest, more humble, more appreciative. The off the field tragedies put things in better perspective, but life happens to everybody, and I think we all just try to do the best we can.
The way I played the game, the way I live my life, is very emotional.
It's fun leading this offense. I don't think we've hit our peak.
I was serious about retiring the first time, but the first week I was home my wife had SO many chores to do I went back.
I've always shown up, always been prepared. Everything I do comes back to the example I want to set.
Nothing, for the most part, surprises me anymore.
I've been pretty fortunate.
You're only as good as your last pass.
Well family is obviously the most important.
There was a time when I thought football was the most important.
Injuries obviously change the way you approach the game.
In this case, I realize that, unlike when I was 22 years old, I realize now that football will not go on forever, it is a small part of your life.
I consider adversity being good sometimes you know.
If I'm going to play, it's going to be 100-percent commitment.
Maybe I'm old-school, but I always thought you honor a contract.
I know I can still play, but it's like I told my wife, I'm just tired mentally. I'm just tired.
I don't really care what's going on I just care about getting my job done the best that I can possibly do and deal with the other things in my life that take a lot of time and a lot of thought.
I'm proud of everything I've done.
I'd write over and over, 'I will not throw into coverage.'
I really believe this team has a lot of potential - whether it's this year or in years to come, I don't know.
You know I used to listen to music a lot more.
There wasn't a better teacher or mentor out there than Reggie White, on or off the field.
It's not so much about killing an animal, it's being at peace and you don't have to worry about all the other things that go on. That's a couple of hours a week that you get to escape but it's nice to do that.
In the NFL a lot of times everyone gets caught up in the business side of things. For them it's all about money and it really leaves a sour taste in your mouth.
That's kind of how I approach life and football; why dwell on something that's hasn't happened.
If I were to make a list, I would include the interceptions, the sacks, the really painful losses. Those times when I've been down, when I've been kicked around, I hold on to those. In a way those are the best times I've ever had, because that's when I've found out who I am. And what I want to be.
I'm happy about my decision and I haven't once said, 'I wonder if I made the wrong decision.' I know it's the right one.
The town, the team, it's a family. That has helped. For some people who have had to deal with some of the problems I have had to deal with don't have football as an out.
My job is to throw passes and be a leader.
You're never guaranteed about next year.
People ask what you think of next season, you have to seize the opportunities when they're in front of you.
There are those people who are in your corner no matter what, you can't do any wrong, even when you do wrong. And then there are those people that no matter what you do they are going to dislike you and that's not going to change.
It's a difficult job to do, but that is why we do it.
Only so many people can do it. But it, it enables you to... for a brief period of time to kind of get away. You have to go back and deal with, but it's a good escape.
I never thought I would see it. I’m not saying it’s not possible. I’m not saying it didn’t happen. I don’t know. There’s a lot of guys getting picked on (in the locker room). Some handle it well, some don’t handle it as well. I’m not saying it’s right, and from a locker room sense or from a team sense, I’m not saying it’s wrong. It’s just the way it is.
It gets to be part of your everyday routine.
I expect to be there on Sunday. I expect to be there at practice. I think back to when I first started school in the first grade and how long it seemed to take to go from first through 12th.You figure in ninth grade you're never going to get out of high school, and you couldn't wait. Here I am in my 14th year and going on 13 for not missing basically a day of school