Mike Singletary quotes

  • Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Inspirational #Sports #Athlete

  • Because too many times in life there's just one person that I met, just one thing that I heard, one movie that I saw, one song that was sung, that changed my life. So I'm always trying to stay awake to be in the moment, and capture the moments when they come, because they come and go all the time.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Song #Trying #Saws

  • Before we can talk about a championship, we have to practice like a championship team.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Success #Team #Practice

  • When you look at a family, if you have a family that never interacts with each other, never has strong conversation with each other, never has disagreements, nine times out of ten you have a very cold family and they're not going to be, at the end, they're not going to be close.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Strong #Nine #Looks

  • Nobody intimidates me.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Intimidating

  • You want to learn everything that you possibly can, chew it, digest it, and take it for what it is, and then move on.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Moving #Want

  • Players have responsibility, and if they don't do their job, certain things happen. Coaches have responsibility. If they don't do their job, things happen.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Jobs #Responsibility #Player

  • I've really gained an appreciation for what coaches do since I returned to the NFL.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Appreciation #Nfl #Coaches

  • One thing I want you to understand is if I make a decision, it's my decision.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Decision #Want #I Want You

  • The thing that I want to do, the most important thing to me is winning. How we do it, I really don't care.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Winning #Important #Care

  • You never really know about a quarterback until he plays in a real game.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Real #Games #Play

  • It's very important that you focus on winning games and being consistent down the stretch. I think that's what we're focused on. All of the other stuff about who wins and who loses and how many wins do we need, if we're focusing on that, then that's not good.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Football #Winning #Thinking

  • Every day I've got to get up and make a decision. I have an opportunity every day to affect young men and the coaches that are around me, the entire organization and the entire community.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Men #Opportunity #Organization

  • I think you can be the greatest orator of all time, the greatest motivator of all times, but if those players know that you don't care about them, and you don't try to understand them, then they're never going to hear what you have to say.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Player #Thinking #Trying

  • If a dad does his job, we don't need prisons, we don't need jails. That's what I saw growing up.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Jobs #Growing Up #Dad

  • Players respond to coaches who really have their best interests at heart.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Heart #Player #Nfl

  • I feel that a great coach is one that has a vision, sets a plan in place, has the right people in place to execute that plan and then accepts the responsibility if that plan is not carried out.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Responsibility #Goal #People

  • I'm sure there's a right way and there's a wrong way. The bottom line is you have to do what you think is right.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Thinking #Way #Lines

  • I am sure there is a right way and a wrong way and in today's life, there are many different rules of being politically correct.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Today #Way #Different

  • I want winners. I want people that want to win.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Winning #People #Want

  • I'd rather play with 10 people and just get penalized all the way until we have to do something else rather than play with 11 when I know that right now that person is not sold out to be a part of this team,
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Team #Play #People

  • What made it so special were the players. They were some of the most outstanding men I have ever been around in my life. The coaches were truly professionals. I wish the 49ers nothing but the best. I am thankful to the York family for having given me the opportunity to be a head coach in the NFL. I am indebted to them for that. I am also thankful for the Faithful fans, I am just sorry I couldn't give them more.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Sorry #Opportunity #Player

  • I think a man becomes less than a man when he begins to compromise on what he believes is right.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Believe #Men #Thinking

  • I used my pants to illustrate.
    -- Mike Singletary

    #Pants #Used #Absurdity

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