40 Incredible Peyton Manning Quotes

40 Incredible Peyton Manning Quotes

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40 Incredible Peyton Manning Quotes
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Peyton Manning is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League.

He has an incredible list of records including a five-time league Most Valuable Player award, holds the most career touchdowns, and most passing yards. Manning’s playing career and statistics have ranked him among the greatest quarterbacks of all time.

Here are 40 incredible Peyton Manning quotes:

1. “It’s not wanting to win that makes you a winner; it’s refusing to fail.” – Peyton Manning

2. “Remind your critics when they say you don’t have the expertise or experience to do something that an amateur built the ark and the experts built the titanic.” – Peyton Manning

3. “If you work hard and you play well, all those critics quiet themselves pretty quickly.” – Peyton Manning

4. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and 5 minutes to ruin it.” – Peyton Manning

5. “Anyone who waits for someone else to make a change automatically becomes a follower.” – Peyton Manning

6. “Pressure is something you feel when you don’t know what the hell you’re doing.” – Peyton Manning

7. “Life is about choices. You ask the questions and you listen to the answers. Then you listen to your heart.” – Peyton Manning

8. “We’ve been working a long time for this and we want to accomplish our ultimate goal. We know what it takes.” – Peyton Manning

9. “I’m not 23 anymore. But the defensive ends and linebackers chasing me are. If I had to chose between youth and experience, I’d take experience every time.” – Peyton Manning

10. “My faith doesn’t make me perfect, it makes me forgiven.” – Peyton Manning

11. “You’ve got to remember what your priorities are. When you’re playing, what you do on the field is the most important thing. “ – Peyton Manning

12. “I’m the best manning.” – Peyton Manning

13. “You hear about how many fourth quarter comebacks that a guy has and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters.” – Peyton Manning

14. “Everybody is going to be excited to play in a Super Bowl. When you still enjoy the preparation and the work part of it, I think you ought to be still doing that. I think as soon as I stop enjoying it, if I can’t produce, if I can’t help a team, that’s when I will stop playing.” – Peyton Manning

15th Peyton Manning Quote – “I pray every night, sometimes long prayers about a lot of things and a lot of people, but I don’t talk about it or brag about it because that’s between God and me, and I’m no better than anybody else in God’s sight.” – Peyton Manning

16. “I want to be out there every single snap, every single play.” – Peyton Manning

17. “If nothing else in life, I want to be true to the things I believe in, and quite simply, to what I’m all about. I know I’d better, because it seems whenever I take a false step or two I feel the consequences.” – Peyton Manning

18. “When you take a year off from football, you come back for all the enjoyable moments. When you’re not playing, you miss out on all the highs, but you also miss these disappointments. But I would rather be in the arena to be excited or be disappointed than not have a chance at all. That’s football. That’s why everybody plays it.” – Peyton Manning

19. “I think I could describe the perfect quarterback. Take a little piece of everybody. Take John Elway’s arm, Dan Marino’s release, maybe Troy Aikman’s drop-back, Brett Favre’s scrambling ability, Joe Montana’s two-minute poise and, naturally, my speed.” – Peyton Manning

20. “Imitation is obviously a great form of flattery.” – Peyton Manning

 

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21. “I don’t want to retire. I still want to play.” – Peyton Manning

22. “I’ve been a Colt for almost all of my adult life, but I guess in life, and in sports, we all know nothing lasts forever. Times change, circumstances change, and that’s the reality of playing in the NFL.” – Peyton Manning

23. “When you go through a significant injury and have a major career change, you truly do go one year at a time, and you don’t look past what’s going on now, because you are not sure what’s going to happen. Tomorrow is not promised.” – Peyton Manning

24. “My dad was a class person on and off the field. That’s the person I want to be.” – Peyton Manning

25. “Some guys leave a place after a long time, and they’re bitter. Not me.” – Peyton Manning

26. “I’m very humbled and I’m very honored. I certainly think about how grateful I am for all the teammates and coached that I’ve played with and played for throughout my career.” – Peyton Manning

27. “Being there every week for my teammates is really important to me. It’s all about accountability. I hear stuff about the ‘toughest quarterback in the league’ and all that; what’s that mean?” – Peyton Manning

28th Peyton Manning Quote – “It goes without saying, winning against a good team in a hostile crowd on the road, it’s just an absolutely huge win.” – Peyton Manning

29. “Boy, do I hate to lose.” – Peyton Manning

30. “When people are watching you, it makes you think twice about what you do, and the things you say, and the people you hang around with.” – Peyton Manning

31. “Some people have this impression of me: ‘Boy, he’s always so serious on the field. Football. Football. Football.’” – Peyton Manning

32. “My job is to play well offensively and help my team score points. So I feel very responsible every time we lose a game.” Peyton Manning

33. “I’m proud to be Archie’s son. Being a quarterback, I had my mentor and hero living in the same house.” – Peyton Manning

34. “I guess, to tell you the truth, I’ve never had much of a desire to grow facial hair. I think I’ve managed to play quarterback just fine without a mustache.” – Peyton Manning

35. “I have to leave the games now if the announcer says something I don’t agree with. I’m thinking, ‘Peyton, it is not healthy to be all worked up before a game.’” – Peyton Manning

36. “I’ve been being asked about my legacy since I was about 25 years old. I’m not sure you can have a legacy when you’re 25 years old. Even 37. I’d like to have to be, like, 70 to have a legacy. I’m not even 100 percent sure what the word even means.” – Peyton Manning

37. “I’ve never left the field saying, ‘I could’ve done more to get ready,’ and that gives me peace of mind.” – Peyton Manning

38. “My dad told us up front, ‘Guys, if you want to play sports, go ahead, but it’s your decision.’” – Peyton Manning

39. “I would like to think I will be a guy who knows when it’s time to stop. I don’t want to be a guy who hung on and on. I do not have a goal in mind of a year or a statistic.” – Peyton Manning

40. “I was never on a mission to be an NFL quarterback. I wanted to be a good high school player, and I worked hard at that. That made me good enough to play in college and then I wanted to be a good college quarterback. During college I played well enough to make it into the NFL. I never took it for granted and really wanted to play hard at each level and I have always had a lot of fun doing what I wanted to do.”            – Peyton Manning

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2 COMMENTS

  1. I’m not even a big sports fan but great quotes! It seems like everyone who is successful has a similar mindset and that is key. Your thoughts will determine your actions, so if you have poor thoughts, how do you think your actions will end up?

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