Best Quotes of Gale Sayers

Gale Sayers was a professional football player who died on September 23, 2020, after being born on May 30, 1943.

From 1965 to 1971, Gale Sayers was a halfback and return specialist for the Chicago Bears in the National Football League (NFL).

Furthermore, even after his death, his peers regarded him as one of the most difficult players to beat.

Here are some of his inspiring quotes.

“Our young people look up to us. Let us not let them down. Our young people need us. Saving them will make heroes of us all.”― Gale

“Jay Cutler, he’s a fine quarterback, but I think at times he gets a little nicked up.”― Gale

“We have about 4 million people who have voted for who they want to see in the Hall of Fame. There are some people they put down that are pretty good players. You have Ray Guy, Jim Plunkett, Lester Hayes and Donnie Shell.”― Gale Sayers

“I was playing in the league when Ray Guy was playing in the league. He was the best kicker I’ve ever seen. He could bullet that ball 70 yards.”― Gale

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“What happens also is that a lot of those people and reporters who vote for Hall of Famers, some of the people who were around when Ray Guy was around, are deceased. And some of the reporters don’t remember Ray Guy. He should have been in the Hall of Fame 15 years ago.”― Gale

“I had a career that was very short, but it had a lot of thrills.”― Gale

“Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes.”― Gale


“There comes a time when you have to stand up and be counted.”― Gale

“I don’t care to be remembered as the man who scored six touchdowns in a game. I want to be remembered as a winner in life.”― Gale Sayers

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“We must stop the trend of closing schools and building prisons.”― Gale Sayers

“Halas didn’t believe in starting rookies.”― Gale

“I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.”― Gale Sayers

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