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The Best Ray Lewis Quotes

I’m from the UK, so the focus is usually on Soccer, and not American Football.

However, I’ve always been fond of American sports and have recently gotten more into NFL. Ray Lewis, was no doubt an unstoppable NFL linebacker, and was awarded defensive player of the year 3 times during his career for the Baltimore Ravens.

There was always a certain attitude that Ray Lewis had during his games, and if you watch any old highlights it’s not difficult to spot it in his performance.

This attitude comes across in many of his glorious quotes, and is the reason why he’s considered to be the greatest middle line-backing player in the history of NFL.

Check out this list of strong willed and inspirational Ray Lewis Quotes, and don’t forget to share them with your friends and family, as always using the share bars on this page.

 

40 Unstoppable Ray Lewis Quotes

1. “Some people take certain things and they try to forget what that pain felt like. I don’t. I take that same pain and I chase it every time I walk in a weight room.” – Ray Lewis

2. “Man doesn’t dictate what you do or how you do it. If you believe in God, believe in God; have your faith in him. That’s where my faith lies.” – Ray Lewis

3. “You got to be willing to walk in a storm. That’s what I tell people all the time.” – Ray Lewis

4. “With all the things I’ve been through, the No. 1 thing that I’ve learned is that we’re supposed to help people through this world.” – Ray Lewis

5. “If there’s something in your life that you know needs changing, make sure you change it before God’s got to change it. Because if God’s got to change it, you ain’t going to like it.” – Ray Lewis

6. “Bottom line, your body is a temple, and you have to treat it that way. That’s how God designed it.” – Ray Lewis

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7. “I like to see honesty out of people. People who are trustworthy. I like to see people who are involved with The Lord.” – Ray Lewis

8. “There’s one secret to hitting hard, and that is to completely dedicate your body. That’s the difference between a man going forward and a man going backward, no matter how big he is.” – Ray Lewis

9. “Don’t walk through life just playing football. Don’t walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone’s life, that’s the ultimate vision, that’s the ultimate goal – bottom line.” – Ray Lewis

 

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10. “We get one opportunity in life, one chance at life to do whatever you’re going to do, and lay your foundation and make whatever mark you’re going to make. Whatever legacy you’re going to leave; leave your legacy!” – Ray Lewis

 

11. “What’s the difference between you and the man sitting beside you? It’s 1%. In my business, only 1% makes it. If everyone had the same dream, only 1 will make it from this crowd. Who will be that one?” – Ray Lewis

12. “Don’t let your alarm clock, be the only reason you wake up.” – Ray Lewis

13. “Will you be remembered, how would you be remembered, why wouldn’t you fight for the greatest achievement ever?” – Ray Lewis

14. “Wins and losses come a dime a dozen. But effort? Nobody can judge that. Because effort is between you and you.” – Ray Lewis

15. “You have to be careful of people who like to talk a big game but can’t back it up.” – Ray Lewis

16. “Nobody’s as serious about health and fitness as me, and staying fit is my top priority.” – Ray Lewis

17. “My pain is my badge of honor.” – Ray Lewis

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18. “In any war, you put your back to mine, I put my back to yours, and let’s do what we gotta do.” – Ray Lewis

19. “You’ve got to go out and show them that I’m a different creature now, then I was five minutes ago, cause I’m pissed off for greatness. Cause if you ain’t pissed off for greatness, that just means you’re okay with being mediocre.” – Ray Lewis

 

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20. “What makes you grind? You have to always be chasing something.” – Ray Lewis

 

21. “All I know is grind.” – Ray Lewis

22. “Do whatever you got to do to make sure you chase your legacy every second of your life.” – Ray Lewis

23. “The greatest opportunity in the world is found here today… We already know what yesterday has got for us. It’s already gone. Tomorrow, too far away. What about right now!” – Ray Lewis

24. “You have to get back to being kids again. You can’t never get tired. I have something burning inside me. I am a kid all over again.” – Ray Lewis

25. “You take five fingers. Individually, I can pin any one of them, but if I pin them together (makes a fist), it’s damn near impossible to turn this around.” – Ray Lewis

26. “The day you think you can beat me, show me. Then move on to the next challenge.” – Ray Lewis

27. “In any war who pulls their general out? No one.” – Ray Lewis

28. “I figured something out. And it is no secret what I figured out. Whatever the majority of people were doing, I found myself doing the opposite. I wanted to chase something great.” – Ray Lewis

29. “I prepare so no one can take what is mine, no one can replace my mind, my heart.” – Ray Lewis

 

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30. “If tomorrow wasn’t promised, what would you give for today?” – Ray Lewis

 

31. “To be the best and stay there, sweat is necessary.” – Ray Lewis

32. “I ride my bicycle all the time. There’s one thing about my bicycle. I’m riding, I’m riding, I’m riding. And no matter how tired I start to get, it’s never about this pedal I’m pedalling, it’s about the next pedal, and if you can get to that next one, your bike will keep moving.” – Ray Lewis

33. “The hardest thing to do is work hard when no one is watching.” – Ray Lewis

34. “When something goes wrong, smile, cause there’s always a next play.” – Ray Lewis

35. “Don’t waste talent. No matter what you do, don’t waste talent.” – Ray Lewis

36. “You gotta be hungry for it. You’ve got to put everything you got on it. EVERYTHING! Every second. You have to be the first one in line. That’s how leaders are born.” – Ray Lewis

37. “Before I lead any other man into anything I’m willing to take the hard falls myself but also come back and share the pains that came from it.” – Ray Lewis

38. “I’m older, of course I’m older, that’s the beauty of it. Sixteen years plus. Different level of wisdom, different level of understanding, different level of punishment. I want to live long after my records have fallen, long after my rings have tarnished.” – Ray Lewis

39. “The only way to defeat pain is to recognize pain exists.” – Ray Lewis

40. “Success is one thing, impact is another.” – Ray Lewis

 

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