Michael Sam quotes

  • To anyone out there especially young people feeling like they don't fit in and will never be accepted, please know this, great things can happen when you have the courage to be yourself.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Being Yourself #People #Feelings

  • The most worthwhile things in life rarely come easy, this is a lesson I've always known. The journey continues.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Journey #Lessons #Easy

  • I'm not afraid of who I am. I'm not afraid to tell the world who I am. I'm Michael Sam, I'm a college graduate, I'm African-American and I'm gay.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Gay #College #Who I Am

  • Thank God he wasn't the St. Louis Rams' coach. I have a lot of respect for Coach Dungy and like everyone in America, everyone is entitled to their own opinions.
    -- Michael Sam

    #America #Thank God #Rams

  • I wish you guys would just say, 'Michael Sam, how's the football going? How's training going?' But it is what it is. And I just wish you guys would see me as Michael Sam the football player instead of Michael Sam the gay football player.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Football #Gay #Player

  • I'm unemployed, and I don't believe I'm out of the NFL because I'm gay, but if it was a reason, it can hurt their livelihood, and you don't want to take that chance.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Hurt #Believe #Gay

  • I just want to know if I'm truly not in the NFL, it's because of talent. Let it be because of my talents. But you've got to prove that I can't play this game. If you look at the film, clearly I can. So, I'll leave it at that.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Gay #Player #Games

  • Was it a risky move? Yes, but at that moment, the reason why I came out is I thought it wasn't going to be a big deal. Maybe I was naive. Maybe I thought it was 2014, and people will understand that there's gay NFL players. There's gay athletes everywhere. But I was clearly wrong. It was a huge deal.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Moving #Athlete #Gay

  • The players who have reached out to me and told me about their sexual orientation, it just means a lot.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Mean #Gay #Player

  • But I will never say anything about who they are, what teams they are on. I'm just saying there's some famous people, and I'm not the only one.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Team #Gay #Player

  • Great things happen when you have the courage to be yourself
    -- Michael Sam

    #Being Yourself #Great Things #Things Happen

  • I just want to make sure I could tell my story the way I want to tell it. I just want to own my truth.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Way #Stories #Want

  • It has all happened so quickly, but it's exciting, I just wanna get back to playing football you know.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Football #Exciting #Playing Football

  • I'm Michael Sam, I'm a football player, and I'm gay.
    -- Michael Sam

    #Football #Gay #Pride

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