52 Best Emmitt Smith Quotes for Inspiration and Success

Emmitt Smith is a retired American football running back.

Emmitt Smith is considered as the best running back in the history of NFL.

Best Emmitt Smith Quotes


I’m an enigma, an unknown. ~ Emmitt Smith.


In order to achieve great things in your life, you have to be consistent in what you are doing. ~ Emmitt Smith.


Vision gets the dreams started. ~ Emmitt Smith.


As long as you and I are still breathing, we have a purpose to serve. ~ Emmitt Smith.


I love to play bid whist as much as I love football. ~ Emmitt Smith.


Do not compare yourself. Find out what God has placed in your ability. ~ Emmitt Smith.


Football is a team sport, and there is no one individual who is bigger than the next person. ~ Emmitt Smith.


You cannot change the stripes of a leopard. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Every time fans turned on the television or watched the Dallas Cowboys, I wanted to give them the performance of a lifetime. ~ Emmitt Smith.

The loss tonight… And the loss today is gonna hurt for a long time. ~ Emmitt Smith.

If you know anything about me, I’ve never been a trash-talker. That’s not even part of my DNA. ~ Emmitt Smith.


We are all born naked into this world, but each of us is fully clothed in potential. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Top Emmitt Smith Quotes

If you’re not settled spiritually, things can be a little bit more chaotic than normal. ~ Emmitt Smith.

The leadership definitely have to come from the leaders. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Don’t complain to others about your troubles. Half of them don’t care and the other half are glad. ~ Emmitt Smith.

There’s always a chance. Somebody has got to want me, and if they don’t want me, then what? I want to play. I want to do what I want to do. ~ Emmitt Smith.


Your attitude determines your aptitude! ~ Emmitt Smith.

I love those style of play that the Tennessee Titans bring to the game. ~ Emmitt Smith.

I don’t have to put on shoulder pads and run out there and let somebody hit on me a little bit. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Inspirational Emmitt Smith Quotes

Marriage is not something that’s easy, but nothing in life is easy. ~ Emmitt Smith.

As my offense get better, my defense is going be that much more better. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Vision gets the dreams started. Dreaming employs your God-given imagination to reinforce the vision. Both are part of something I believe is absolutely necessary to building the life of a champion, a winner, a person of high character who is consistently at the top of whatever game he or she is in. ~ Emmitt Smith.

It’s been a tremendous ride. My 15 years, my 15 minutes of fame, is up. ~ Emmitt Smith.


I’ve given everything I can possible to the game, on and off the field. ~ Emmitt Smith.

I’m an enigma, an unknown. You can’t really figure out what I’m going to do next. I like it like that. ~ Emmitt Smith.

If you want to stay perfect, you cannot go undefeated with a blemish on your record. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Adrian Peterson is redefining the way teams defend the running ability. ~ Emmitt Smith.


All men are created equal. Some work harder in preseason. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Popular Emmitt Smith Quotes

Consistency is one of the hallmarks of my career. You knew what you were going to get out of E-Smith every game, every year, no matter if I was 22, 21 or 35 years old. ~ Emmitt Smith.

History has never seen Emmitt Smith. I don’t care what has come before me. That’s why they call it history, you create new history. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Consistency shows value. It breeds trust. You know that I’m going to show up every week. ~ Emmitt Smith.

I’ve learned that football sometimes was an outlet. It was a way for me to release anger, release frustration. ~ Emmitt Smith.

My mom said, ‘Don’t get married. You’re too young. Go out there and experience what life has to offer.’ And I did. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Famous Emmitt Smith Quotes

I enjoyed being a teammate of Deion Sanders. He brings different elements to the game that many people would not even realize, and to watch and witness a superior talent like him and watch him prepare and train, and study the game is truly amazing. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Emmitt Smith is in a position, in my opinion, where he should be the highest-paid running back in football. He’s a guy who has gone out and led the league in rushing and been productive. ~ Emmitt Smith.

I’m very confident I’m one of the best to ever play the game, but once you talk about the greatest, how can you define greatest? ~ Emmitt Smith.

What I accomplished definitely wasn’t achieved by myself. Without others, none of this would have been possible. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Great Emmitt Smith Quotes

One thing I can say about the Dallas Cowboys: They have always had talent around them. They have been one of the most talented football teams in all of football. ~ Emmitt Smith.


Always, through my whole life, I’ve had a thirst for knowledge. ~ Emmitt Smith.

I don’t have to get up in the morning and go beat up my body like I used to. I don’t have to be out there in August in 108 degree weather down in Texas. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Your biggest fear is the transition from football to business. You feel inferior at the beginning. You don’t have the knowledge to compete. But once you start focusing and understanding, then you start relating to things. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Dreaming means ‘rehearsing’ what you see, playing it over and over in your mind until it becomes as real to you as your life right now. ~ Emmitt Smith.

I have been a Cowboys fan since I was a little bitty boy. And my dream has finally become a reality, of not only just playing a professional, becoming a professional athlete, but playing for the team that I always wanted to play for. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Inspiring Emmitt Smith Quotes

I used to imagine what it would be like to do what Jim Brown was doing. I used to imagine what it would be like to be like a Tony Dorsett. I used to imagine what it would be like to be like a Walter Payton. I was imagining Emmitt Smith doing exactly what they were doing. ~ Emmitt Smith.


I may win and I may lose, but I will never be defeated. ~ Emmitt Smith.

Not only does he have the NFC East record for touchdowns, but also the team record. ~ Emmitt Smith.

What we shared and what we were able to accomplish on the football field was something unbelievable. ~ Emmitt Smith.

A lot of the issues of the Dallas Cowboys yesterday having pressure on Tony Romo, came from the outside pressure. ~ Emmitt Smith.

For me, winning isn’t something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream. ~ Emmitt Smith.

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