Top 75 Starter Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Starter Quotes from famous people such as Adam Thielen, Pedro, Keylor Navas, J. J. Redick, Kemba Walker, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I feel like I've proven that I can be a starter in this

I feel like I’ve proven that I can be a starter in this league, and I want to be respected in that way.
Adam Thielen
I train every day to be a starter.
Obviously I want to be a starter and to win things with Real Madrid.
Keylor Navas
My last four years in Orlando, I was a really good player but I wasn’t a full-time starter.
J. J. Redick
For me to become an All-Star for two straight years and now to become an All-Star starter, I most definitely proved the doubters wrong. It’s an unbelievable moment in my career.
Kemba Walker
I really liked ‘Starter For Ten’ because I grew up watching 1980s teen films like ‘St. Elmo’s Fire’ and ‘The Breakfast Club’ and I’ve always wanted to play the underdog lead hero in a 1980s-inspired film.
James McAvoy
I’m not the No. 1 starter. I’m not the guy that’s going to carry the staff for four months out of the season, but I can contribute in a lot of ways. And to me I’m very proud of that.
Jamie Moyer
I want to be a starter again, I would really enjoy playing for the Phillies again, but my first consideration in making my decision is finding a circumstance that is right for me. I want to play for the Phillies again, but I also wouldn’t mind joining a team I’ve never played with before.
Chan Ho Park
I was 0-11 as a starter, and there were times when I walked off the field wondering if I’d ever win a game in the NFL.
Troy Aikman
I’ve always approached the game, going back to when I got drafted in 2012 to Denver, like I was going to be the starter. That’s how you have to prepare, whether you are first string, second string or third string, because you never know when something is going to happen to the guy in front of you.
Brock Osweiler
For me, being a starter doesn’t matter. Of course, I’d like to be in at the end of the game, to be a big part of the team, and to play as many minutes as I can play. But starting and coming off the bench are two different challenges.
Sue Wicks
Everybody wants to be a starter, and I feel like I’m a starter in this league, but I can’t necessarily control that.
Kyle Kuzma
Guys get… benched, replaced. They get injured; another guy comes in and becomes the starter. That happens all the time.
Brock Osweiler
I’d never scan the starters and main courses on a menu in a restaurant as a child. I’d want a dessert for starter, for main course and for dessert.
Dervla Kirwan
I spoke with Zidane and he insisted that Casemiro is the player who gives Real Madrid balance. I decided to trust him and make him a starter.
I haven’t been invited to anyone’s for dinner since the show began. I like eating with friends in restaurants instead. You all choose what to eat, have a starter, main and dessert, and then you go home.
Gregg Wallace
It was a great feeling to be named an All-Star starter, to know that my hard work is paying off and fans around the world are recognizing that.
Kawhi Leonard
When I have the time at home, I’ll practice three or four hours a day. I have to. And I’m a late starter; I started at age 17 and at age 51 I’m still learning.
Bruce Hornsby
A novel is a conversation starter, and if the author isn’t there for the after-party, both the writer and the reader are missing a lot.
Maggie Stiefvater
Anytime you are named as an all-star is one thing. But to be named a starter in an all-star game that was definitely a great experience for me and is something I will remember for the rest of my life.
Ben Wallace
A lot of people say, ‘Oh, playing backup quarterback, that’s the best position in the world.’ Well, what they don’t understand is when we leave the building at 5 o’clock on Wednesday or Thursday when practice wraps up, we still need to go home and study and prepare just like you’re the starter.
Brock Osweiler
When I turned 16 and got my license, the Chevy Blazer was passed down from my sister, so it was very much a starter car.
Amy Purdy
In most major cities, you can find stores for urban homesteaders. They sell everything you need so that you won’t need anything. Sort of a ‘Take This Civilization and Shove It’ starter kit.
W. Kamau Bell
My personal expectations are to be a starter, and I’m going to fight to earn that position.
Mike Evans
My belief is whether I’m the starter, whether I’m the backup, I’m going to show up the same exact way. I’m going to prepare the same exact way, and I’ll always be ready to go.
Brock Osweiler
I know I’m good enough to be a starter and I’m a much more productive player when I get starter minutes. But I don’t have to start. That’s not me.
Lorenzen Wright
Every linebacker that plays in the NFL wants to be a starter.
Spencer Paysinger
I think the toughest job in football is always to be the starter, because everybody looks to you for guidance.
Matt Cassel
When you’re the starter, there are certain things that you’re able to do as far as leading and stuff like that. So, really having to kind of take a step back in a leadership role I would say is the toughest role for me.
Ryan Tannehill
Everybody would like to be starter, but if I’m not, it’s no big deal for me.
Bojan Bogdanovic
My dad had given my sister and I our starter car, a red, old 1985 Chevy Blazer. It was so beat up, the taillights would fall off, and we would use red duct tape.
Amy Purdy
I want to be a starter in this league.

I want to be a starter in this league.
Andy Dalton
I don’t believe you name a starter until the starter wins the team.
Nick Saban
I played varsity in high school as a 9th grader. I came off the bench during the first game of the season and had 25 points. Well, I became a starter after that and in the second game I scored 53 points.
Lou Williams
Guys that are playing in the preseason are one play away from being a starter.
Eric Reid
I have always been there to help the team, sometimes coming off the bench, other times as a starter.
In certain parts of the world – where I’m at right now in New York, you’re going to pay a whole lot more. In Los Angeles, your average starter home is a million dollars. So I need more money in Los Angeles to live like a normal person. If I live in another city, Iowa maybe, I wouldn’t need as much.
Karrine Steffans
You think if you make it to the NFL, it’s a success. You make it there, but quickly you say, ‘I want to be a starter,’ and that becomes success. Then it’s, ‘I want to win a Super Bowl,’ and that becomes a success.
Jason McCourty
That’s how it was for me in college as well – guys were seniors and I was a redshirt freshman and I had to be a leader.bI was a starter and I was one of the best players on the team, so I think the best players, no matter their age, should be comfortable being a leader.
Mike Evans
You play the game to compete and you want to be a starter, but at the same time you don’t want to rush yourself to be in any situation that could possibly lead you back to where you are today.
Teddy Bridgewater
Everyone wants to be a starter, that is clear, but the one who makes those decisions is the coach. It is up to us to work hard and be at our best when we are needed.
Lucas Vazquez
Nobody is guaranteed to be a starter; thinking that would be a mistake.
Thibaut Courtois
When I was named captain under Mark Sampson, there were a lot of questions about whether I was ready for it. I wasn’t a certain starter. There were more experienced players than me; I was only 25. I was trying to nail down a centre-half spot, and it was a difficult situation.
Steph Houghton
I obviously want to be a starter.
Gordon Hayward
I’m a slow starter.
Damian Lewis
I was not looking for the money. I was looking for the opportunity that I was going to be a starter and play a decent amount of minutes.
Bojan Bogdanovic
Of all the years playing football, I have never felt like an undisputed starter – that would be an error.
Keylor Navas
When my number is called, nobody cares if I am a starter or not. They just care if I make plays or if I’m productive.
DeAngelo Williams
It wasn’t like I came in and was like, ‘I’m going to be a starter.’ That was never in my head. It was always about, like, ‘I can make sure I come and I’m better and I can handle the ball and I can shoot and I can defend. And, if I can do those things, I will play.’
Pascal Siakam
I was a pretty sheltered kid, a slow starter. I was pretty secretive with my passion for music and, I guess, my talent and what-not.
Raheem DeVaughn
I’ve always been a slow starter. My first date was with a girl called Cessi. We had a beautiful relationship over the phone all summer, and then when we met, I couldn’t look her in the eye.
Leonardo DiCaprio
It’s a great honor to be named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team as a starter. It’s great to earn respect from your teammates and coaches, but to also get that same respect from other players around the league and then the fans – that is special.
Ben Wallace
If the team’s winning, I’m going to do whatever I can to help the team, whether that’s from third-string role, backup, starter, it doesn’t matter. I’m going to do what I can to prepare and help the team.
Carson Wentz
How many people have had starter marriages? For some reason, mine really offends people.
Jessica Seinfeld
If I’m going to be a sixth man, I’m going to go for Sixth Man of the Year. If I’m a starter, I’m definitely trying to be a great player either way.
Jordan Clarkson
I was nearly 40 when I published my first book. I was a slow starter – or rather, I was slow to gather my work together, though I had published translations, mainly of the Italian poet Montale, by then.
Jonathan Galassi
If you are a reliever, you get one inning per game or if you are a starter you get one game per week. There is a lot of buildup for a little bit of work compared to the guys who play every down or play every day in baseball.
Stephen Gostkowski
Woody Allen movies notwithstanding, therapy, in the early eighties, was not exactly a hot conversation starter. Nor was it a favoured activity for dysfunctional couples or suffering individuals.
Dan Hill