Words matter. These are the best Terry Bradshaw Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I didn’t respond well to a firm hand and insults.
Lawsuits make you care. I think the PR makes you care. But personally, when I got out in 1983, do I think they cared about me? No.
I’ve never had a problem with people expressing themselves. It’s one thing great about our country.
There’s a company that wants to put hair on me! I don’t know if it’s plugs, I’m sure it is. I laughed and said, ‘You gotta be kidding.’
You can’t have ‘yes’ people around you.
If I moved back, my mother would love for me to move in because she absolutely loves her boys. 12 boys. She showers all of us. Would be no problem. She would love to have us back in the house.
I just like to catch fish, I don’t care if it weighs half a pound or 10 pounds. But I can’t do a lot of casting. I can work a jig or a worm. But not for long, especially if the big ones are biting. Those big bass will make it hurt after a while.
It was driving me crazy that I couldn’t remember something that I studied the night before. All it did was trigger my anxiety, and all of sudden everything would snowball on me.
I was thinking, mothers show their love for their sons so much greater than dads do.
All you got to do is look around. This country’s getting worse and worse and more and more immoral, and we’re rotting from within.
I did an album called ‘I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry.’ I sang the song on ‘Hee Haw.’
As a player, it says everything about you if you made the Hall of Fame. But, then again, boy… there’s something about winning a Super Bowl.
I decided to write a book primarily because people talked me into it.
We can’t talk about Jesus. We can’t mention that anymore.
Everybody handles things differently.
I was frustrated I couldn’t remember stuff, and I got real upset. It was driving me nuts.
People respect you more if you just play and blow something out than if you take the easier road. That’s how we think. You get more respect and people play harder for you. Just play till you blow it. Just play till it goes.
I may be dumb, but I’m not stupid.
The best thing you can say about any coach is his players play hard for him.
For an athlete, there’s no time off… until it’s over.
When I was labeled stupid, that scarred me forever.
I don’t have hair anymore. I’ve shrunk. I’m barely 6 feet 2 inches. I just had my teeth fixed because I’m a grinder.
I don’t like confrontation.
I got tested to see what condition my brain is in. And it’s not in real good shape.
You’ve got to stand up and do your own battles. My daddy taught me that a long time ago, that you fight your own battles. The only way to shut everybody up is to win.
I lose stuff. I forget stuff. I walk into rooms and go, ‘Why am I in here? What did I come in here for?’ Is that normal? I’m 65. I don’t know.
I’m a big card guy. I play Rook, Liverpool Rummy – love that. I play Pac-Man, shoot pool.
Why would anyone want to read what I have to say?
All my football injuries now have arthritis in them.
I enjoy my public speaking. That’s what I love doing. It’s what I’m good at.
Any team can win.
I’m not afraid of being fired, and I’m gonna speak my mind.
You can’t live in the past.
When I played for the Steelers and I got my bell rung, I’d take smelling salts and go right back out there.
Bottom line is, if you turn the ball over to a team that isn’t as good, you then have brought them up to your level.
It’s obvious that my brain isn’t what it used to be.
I could not bounce back from my divorce – emotionally – I just could not bounce back.
I’m always happy-go-lucky, and people look at me and find it shocking that I could be depressed.
All great empires die from within.
You don’t know how many times I was in the huddle, asking my teammates to help me call a play.
I’ve always took care of myself.
I would not put Dak Prescott on the bench. I would leave him as the starter, and I wouldn’t have a problem with that at all.
I am a man that loves the flag.
When I started as a color man in the booth with CBS, I would make footballs out of a roll of toilet paper.
I got a family I got to answer to. I got kids… my older parents and my preachers and everybody.
The fear for a network is the viewer gets tired of you. Not that you lost any credibility, but they get tired of you.
You find out in life that people really like you funny. So what do you give ’em? Humor. And then if you show them the other side, they don’t like you as much. I find, too, that I can hide behind the idiot’s mask being funny, and you never see the sorrow or the pain.
When you’re clinically depressed the serotonin in your brain is out of balance and probably always will be out of balance. So I take medication to get that proper balance back. I’ll probably have to be on it the rest of my life.
Going out to play a game in front of 100,000 spectators doesn’t worry me. Nothing to it.
I just see too many people retire and say, ‘I’m going to take off, travel, spend time with my family’ and they are just miserable. They end up dying. People who work and stay active, and like what they are doing, live longer.
I found out that superstars Winkler and William Shatner are real people, and I was so thankful for that.
Depression is a physical illness.
You can’t dodge them all. I got hammered plenty of times through the years. But you just get up and keep playing. I can tell you from experience, though. Sometimes it hurts like hell.
Washington, D.C., is one of my favorite cities.
The only thing I care about is my family.
What does that mean – you’re religious? Everybody is religious.
I’m just in an unfortunate business where if you ask me a question I have to answer it honestly and if I don’t answer it truthfully then I’m not respected.
Forget politics and what their platforms were and everything, because you can take whoever you want to take, but the guy that I liked was Nixon… He was a smart man.
I am not much on down-time. I’m ADHD, and I gotta be moving.
I wasn’t that close to any of my teammates. I didn’t find anyone to become a best friend. We don’t stay in touch. They’re all over the country, but I do not want to stay in touch.