You can't lose confidence in yourself, or you've lost already. When you get knocked down, you've got to keep getting back up.— Tim Tebow
The most thrilling Tim Tebow quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening
I don't know what my future holds, but I do know who holds my future.
Mom used to quote Isaiah 64: about waiting on the Lord.
It doesn't mean being complacent. It means understanding that he has a plan, and that we're not the ones in control. In the meantime, we need to strive to use our gifts and abilities fully.
You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal…Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end it’s a loser’s game, because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else.
When you die there's going to be a tombstone.
It's going to have your name. It's gonna have the year you're born and the day you die. In between there's going to be a dash. And that dash is going to represent everything you did in your life, good and bad. That's how you're remembered. What do you want your dash to represent?
If you believe, sometimes unbelievable things are possible.
Every time I step on the field, I'm going to give my whole heart regardless of the score.
We can control a few things: our attitude, our effort, our focus and how we go about treating our teammates.
If you do base your life on how many touchdowns you score, how many championships you win, then when you have a setback, then when you have an injury, you're not playing, or something goes wrong, your self-worth goes down.
And so I look at it as a relationship that I have with him that I want to give him the honor and glory anytime I have the opportunity. And then right after I give him the honor and glory, I always try to give my teammates the honor and glory. And that's how it works because Christ comes first in my life, and then my family, and then my teammates.
I can't control the naysayers. I can control my attitude and work ethic and determination and that's what I'm focused on now.
I'm not perfect. And who knows how many times I've fallen short. We all fall short. That's the amazing thing about the grace of God.
You can be extremely bright and still have dyslexia.
You just have to understand how you learn and how you process information. When you know that, you can overcome a lot of the obstacles that come with dyslexia. When you figure out how you learn, you can accomplish whatever you want.
Regardless of what happens, I still honor my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, because at the end of the day, that's what's important, win or lose. ... We need to get back to one nation under God, and be role models for kids.
Don't worry about what you can't control.
Our focus and energy needs to be on the things we CAN control. Attitude, effort, focus- these are the things we can control.
We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.
On the field I'm trying to play for the glory of God but then also I'm trying to give everything I have and win and compete. And so I think more than just winning or losing, I think He cares about where our hearts are when we're playing.
Just keep believing. This is an opportunity where great things can happen and lets be great right now.
It's OK to be outspoken about your faith.
My No. 1 focus was on my foundation, the Tim Tebow Foundation, to bring faith, hope and love to those needing a brighter day in the darkest hour of need.
The more divided people of color are in a system of white supremacy/privilege, the weaker they will be, both individually and collectively.
There are several things that keep me grounded and focused.
.. When you can humble yourself to say 'I'm no more important than anyone else. I just have a gift.'
I don't really regret much. I know there are things that I've done that have been wrong, and wish I could do over again, but I feel it's all made me who I am today, and I'm very thankful for that.
Love ice cream. I let myself have that about once a week. Vanilla.
If you're married, and you have a wife, and you really love your wife, is it good enough to only say to your wife 'I love her' the day you get married? Or should you tell her every single day when you wake up and every opportunity? And that's how I feel about my relationship with Jesus Christ is that it is the most important thing in my life.
It's not the dreamers that are remembered, it's the doers.
As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another
I don't judge my self-worth as a football player.
Football is something I love. It's a fun career deal, but it's not what I want to do with my life, because I see football as a game.
I'm just another guy starting out.
I definitely consider myself extremely blessed to have great partners in endorsing products. It's not about being on billboards. I endorse something because I believe in it.
Strong leaders encourage you to do things for your own benefit, not just theirs.
My whole life, my dream has been to be a quarterback.
I grabbed my mom and I went to the couch and I said, 'Mom I want to ask Jesus to come into my heart.' And I got on my knee and I asked Jesus to come into my heart, forgive me of my sins, and make me a child of God.
I will remain in relentless pursuit of continuing my lifelong dream of being an NFL quarterback.
Athletic ability can be taken away like that. It can all end in a heartbeat.
If someone is there to believe in you, to care about you and support you, amazing things can happen.
I am competitively aggressive. My dream since I was a young boy was to be an NFL quarterback. I am living that dream.
Too often, systems of oppression turn those who are the targets of the oppression against one another. It's happened in the USA between white working class and poor folks on the one hand, and people of color on the other.
I don't have to live the roller coaster other people live with my life.
It's hard because people try to have an effect.
And that's the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you're trying to get better every day. You're trying to improve.
It's not always the easiest thing to be the center of so much spilled ink.
One single great player doesn't make anything for a team;
it has to be a team. I think [American] football is the greatest team sport there is because you have to depend on your brother next to you.
I guess, first and foremost, I'd like to thank my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
We play a sport. It's a game. At the end of the day, that's all it is, is a game. It doesn't make you any better or any worse than anybody else. So by winning a game, you're no better. By losing a game, you're no worse. I think by keeping that mentality, it really keeps things in perspective for me to treat everybody the same.
You're going to have injuries, danger and glory in every sport.
What makes football unique is that every person on that team needs to count on everybody else. It's the ultimate team game and you have to depend on your coaches, you have to depend on your support staff, you have to depend on your teammates.
I don't try to focus on anything that doesn't affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I'm just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.
You know, I think He honestly does care about how we play on the field, more than anything more than win or lose our hearts on the field.
I believe in my God-given athletic ability and the coaches that have been blessed around me. I believe I can do the job as a quarterback in the NFL.
So much of how we act and what we do is based on humility or pride - that's everything. And when you can humble yourself, you know, we are more like Christ when we can humble ourselves.
You’ve got to worry about the next play…Keep believing because people aren’t always going to like you but you have to believe in the people around you…You’re going to get knocked down but it’s how many times you get back up.