Anyone can see the adversity in a difficult situation, but it takes a stronger person to see the opportunity.— Drew Brees
The most remarkable Drew Brees quotes that may be undiscovered and unusual
Sometimes all you need is just for somebody to believe in you in order to be able to accomplish maybe what you never thought you could.
There's always a little bit of personal satisfaction when you prove somebody wrong.
Think about winning the day... if you are worried about the mountain in the distance, you might trip over the molehill right in front of you.
There are a very few consistent, common threads among the most successful NFL quarterbacks. Most of them are intangibles, which you can't measure with a physical test. You need leadership ability, competitiveness, drive, and will. You need focus, poise, and charisma.
My No. 1 priority, and it always has been this, is keeping our team together and making sure we have the right guys in the right positions to make a run at this for a long time.
I obviously take a lot of pride in what I do on the football field, because that has the ability to influence a lot of people. That puts smiles on people's faces. That gives people a pep in their step on Monday morning when they go back to work.
You can always be a little bit better.
The only team that believed in me was the Saints, and I feel like I owe them a great debt of gratitude. I want to give them what they saw in me-a guy who could lead this team to a championship.
I don't know about voodoo, but I believe in destiny.
Camping in the backyard last night for Father's Day! Wrestling, stories, s'mores...it was awesome!
I don't believe that you can be too short as a quarterback. It's not about height.
Under pressure, would I fold and disappear, or would I show everyone that when bad things happen, you fight?
I love the Cowboys in the early 90s. That was their heyday, winning all those Super bowls. Troy Aikman was a person I looked up to.
I'm a very modest person.
I expect to win out there.
It might have been the hardest hit I took all day.
I'm a very modest person. But I'm also extremely confident. And if you put me in the situation or in the moment, I'm gonna have some swagger, I'm gonna have some cockiness.
There's not anything, I don't think, that I can do or accomplish.
I have a feeling that when you're on the cover, they supe up all your abilities in the game to a pretty high level. I'm excited to see what that equates to, like if I can throw the ball 100 yards in the air or something.
Each and every year I feel like I've gotten a little bit better and that's always been my goal, was just to get a little bit better.
It's my job to get us in good plays, or more importantly, out of bad plays.
We have a beautiful little boy who is 18 months old and another little boy to be born in October. We are very excited about that.
We just believed in ourselves, and we knew that we had an entire city and maybe an enitre country behind us. What can I say? I tried to imagine what this moment would be like for a long time, and it's better than expected.
I get people stopping me on the street like twenty times a day, telling me how great it makes them feel and how it just helps them to go about their day and rebuild their lives. It means a tremendous amount.
I hope our hopes and aspirations are bigger than setting records.
I know Andy Roddick's probably tired about me talking about how many times I beat him when we were kids.
I think the fact is that anybody who goes into politics feels like 'I can make a difference'. But it's not one person, you need so many others.
I was brought here [New Orleans] for a reason.
I feel like I can make a tremendous impact, not only with the team but in the community.
All of the products I take help me feel like I'm getting the maximum amount out of my workouts and out of my practice work. They're a big part of preparing and recovering each week.
We all understand what we signed up for, but then again, you don't want this to be a game that puts people in wheelchairs at age 40.
If you are looking for your purpose or calling, you will find it in your pain.
It has been an interesting road, but I wouldn't trade any of it for the world, because I feel like all of those instances in my life I felt molded me and strengthened me and made me who I am.
We always try to mix it up-three-step drop, five-step drop, seven-step drop, naked bootleg. We spread out all these kinds of things to keep the defensive pass rush unbalanced.
I'm not just trying to be a good game manager. I'm trying to be great.
You are either getting better or getting worse, but you are never staying the same.
We've got something special going here.
We want to keep it going. You don't have many opportunities like this, and the window of opportunity for us is now.
When you care about a guy beyond just the field, that's when the chemistry becomes really special.
I needed New Orleans so badly back in 2006, just somebody to believe in me, somebody to care about me.
That says it all. When you say, 'Victory,' that says it all.
I can't get through the gate. The gate is narrow.
I know I can go out there and play much better than I did yesterday.
But to come out with a win is key.
It took me six months to redeem myself at least to have another chance to at least have her get to know me and let her know I was at least a decent guy and to give me a shot. And here we are, we've been married seven years.
Each day, you get an ounce more confidence.
When we're playing like we are, there's no reason not to.
The Madden Curse has really taken on a life of its own.
People just love talking about it, and it is what it is, but I look at it as a challenge.
A good friend of mine once told me that each morning when you wake up, think about winning the day. Don't worry about a week from now or a month from now - just think about one day at a time. If you are worried about the mountain in the distance, you might trip over the molehill right in front of you. Win the day!
Never let anyone in life tell you that you can't have something that you are willing to work for.
Four years ago, who ever thought this would have happened?
We had a saying that the fun stops at one.
And at the time, it is funny how you can look at something and say, for example with my shoulder injury, when it first happened I said this is the worst thing that could happen to me. Why me, why now? Now I look back and say it was probably the best thing that happened to me.