120 Ray Lewis Quotes From The American Football Linebacker

Looking for some encouraging quotes by Ray Lewis? We have rounded up the best collection of Ray Lewis quotes, sayings, speeches, lines, captions, (with images and pictures) to motivate you bigtime about football, effort, hard work, success, life, and more.

Ray Lewis, in full Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr., (born May 15, 1975, Bartow, Florida, U.S.), is am American professional gridiron football player who is considered to be one of the greatest linebackers with the Baltimore Ravens in National Football League (NFL) history.

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We have divided these motivational quotes in the following sections;

  • Ray Lewis Quotes
  • Ray Lewis Quotes To Inspire Greatness
  • Ray Lewis Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think
  • Ray Lewis Book Quotes

Best Ray Lewis Quotes

  1. “Recycle your pain.” – Ray Lewis                                                                                                       

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    Ray Lewis Motivational Quotes

  2. “Never give up, my legacy.” – Ray Lewis


  3. “My pain is my badge of honor.” – Ray Lewis                                                                             

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    Ray Lewis Quotes

  4. “Effort is between you and you.” – Ray Lewis


  5. “I was willing to put in the work.” – Ray Lewis


  6. “Whatever you want to do, go do it.” – Ray Lewis


  7. “God has never made a mistake. Ever.” – Ray Lewis


  8. “Success is one thing, impact is another.” – Ray Lewis                                                       

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    Ray Lewis Quotes Images

  9. “You have to be honest about who you are.” – Ray Lewis


  10. “In the moment I got the jacket, life settled.” – Ray Lewis


  11. “Never be comfortable with just good enough.” – Ray Lewis                                             

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    Most Famous Ray Lewis Quotes

  12. “In any war who pulls their general out? No one.” – Ray Lewis


  13. “To be the best and stay there, sweat is necessary.” – Ray Lewis


  14. “I love passion. I love for a coach to be passionate.” – Ray Lewis


  15. “Pain is only temporary, no matter how long it lasts.” – Ray Lewis                                       

    Inspirational Ray Lewis Quotes
    Inspirational Ray Lewis Quotes

  16. “I don’t train for football; I train more for a lifestyle.” – Ray Lewis


  17. “I’m a prideful person when it comes to competition.” – Ray Lewis


  18. “Do you. Don’t do it to be liked. Do it to be respected.” – Ray Lewis


  19. “The only way to defeat pain is to recognize pain exists.” – Ray Lewis


  20. “I don’t know a man on this Earth who can outwork me.” – Ray Lewis


  21. “I would prefer to talk about what I think, not what I felt.” – Ray Lewis


  22. “Don’t quit. Every difficulty is an opportunity in disguise!” – Ray Lewis                                   

    Ray Lewis Quotes About Life
    Ray Lewis Quotes About Life

  23. “Whatever legacy you’re going to leave; leave your legacy!” – Ray Lewis


  24. “It’s simple: when God is for you, who can be against you?” – Ray Lewis


  25. “Nobody dictates what time I get up in the morning but me.” – Ray Lewis


  26. “My goals were clear. My actions were in line with that goal.” – Ray Lewis


  27. “Don’t let your alarm clock, be the only reason you wake up.” – Ray Lewis                         

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    Ray Lewis Quotes Wallpaper

  28. “Man believes in the possible, God believes in the impossible.” – Ray Lewis


  29. “My game is me. I didn’t try to pattern my game after nobody.” – Ray Lewis


  30. “If tomorrow wasn’t promised, what would you give for today?” – Ray Lewis


  31. “Nothing surprises me, Jennette, so we can dispense with that.” – Ray Lewis


  32. “The hardest thing to do is work hard when no one is watching.” – Ray Lewis


  33. “I saw all of it, but only thing that kept me around it’s my effort.” – Ray Lewis


  34. “Man believes in the possible, but God believes in the impossible.” – Ray Lewis


  35. “You can either make the play or you can watch the play be made.” – Ray Lewis


  36. “There is only one way to win, one way to play. All out, all the time.” – Ray Lewis


  37. “What makes you grind? You have to always be chasing something.” – Ray Lewis


  38. “When something goes wrong, smile, cause there’s always a next play.” – Ray Lewis


  39. “Life is about being a versatile athlete and training in all realms of life.” – Ray Lewis


  40. “Now I spend most of my time chasing wisdom, chasing understanding.” – Ray Lewis


  41. “I don’t care where we’re going; I’m gonna wear a suit all day, every day.” – Ray Lewis


  42. “Every day, we’ve got to do something physical. It’s mind, body and spirit.” – Ray Lewis


  43. “You got to be willing to walk in a storm. That’s what I tell people all the time.” – Ray Lewis


  44. “Before anything great is really achieved, your comfort zone must be disturbed.” – Ray Lewis


  45. “You have to be careful of people who like to talk a big game but can’t back it up.” – Ray Lewis


  46. “No matter the circumstances that you may be going through, just push through it.” – Ray Lewis


  47. “My mom calls me an older soul because, growing up, she taught me stuff real early.” – Ray Lewis


  48. “Nobody’s as serious about health and fitness as me, and staying fit is my top priority.” – Ray Lewis


  49. “Do whatever you got to do to make sure you chase your legacy every second in your life.” – Ray Lewis


  50. “My thing… is to come in and be who I am, which is the most dominant player in the game.” – Ray Lewis


  51. “Stop worrying. Stop stressing. When you get on your knees for God, He will stand up for you!” – Ray Lewis


  52. “I’ve got kids that are always watching and I taught them to always finish something you started.” – Ray Lewis


  53. “Outside of these doors, it is the real world. Someone tries to get you to do something wrong, run.” – Ray Lewis


  54. “The reflective mode of life, of everything that I had ever been through, everything, it made sense.” – Ray Lewis


  55. “Forget everything else. Forget that there was any sunlight left. What would you spend today thinking about.” – Ray Lewis


  56. “One thing about God’s will, you can never see God’s will before it happens. You can only see at the end of it.” – Ray Lewis


  57. “Greatness is a lot of small things done well, stacked up on each other. Day after day. Workout after workout.” – Ray Lewis


  58. “Appreciate those who love you, help those who need you, forgive those who hurt you and forget those who left you.” – Ray Lewis


  59. “There’s a spirit that grabs me, and it’s in every one of you guys, but the question is, how much time are we wasting?” – Ray Lewis


  60. “My experience tells me that well over 50%, well over, of people who volunteer for anything, the attrition rate is that high.” – Ray Lewis


  61. “So the way we feel, somebody gonna feel like that tomorrow, and somebody gonna feel like that in a week. That’s a fact.” – Ray Lewis


  62. “Let me explain my job very simply: My job is to line up five, seven, 10 yards in front of a man and run into him at full speed.” – Ray Lewis


  63. “You have to get back to being kids again. You can’t never get tired. I have something burning inside me. I am a kid all over again.” – Ray Lewis


  64. “I have so much respect for people that are my elders. You aren’t going to hear me cursing around people that are 60 and 70 years old.” – Ray Lewis


  65. “I love watching the Serengeti, the way lions live. The only way the king lion loses his crown is by somebody physically defeating him.” – Ray Lewis


  66. “What if we do the impossible? … If I miss anything about my career, it will be to listen to what people say you can’t do and then go do it.” – Ray Lewis


  67. “When you think about Peyton Manning, you think about numbers. When you think about Tom Brady, you think about championships.” – Ray Lewis


  68. “When God tells you something, believe in him. Listen to me, no matter the journey—too many ups and downs but when you believe in me.” – Ray Lewis


  69. “You take five fingers. Individually, I can pin any one of them, but if I pin them together, it’s damn near impossible to turn this around.” – Ray Lewis


  70. “Before I lead any other man into anything I’m willing to take the hard falls myself but also come back and share the pains that came from it.” – Ray Lewis


  71. “And that’s my honor, that’s what my goal is, to always keep my mum’s name ringing, because I know what sacrifices she went through for me.” – Ray Lewis


  72. “If you knew, if you really knew the way God works, he don’t use people who commits anything like that for his glory. No way. It’s the total opposite.” – Ray Lewis


  73. “The love that’s out there in that stadium and the love that this city has for me and the respect that these players have for me—it’s overwhelming.” – Ray Lewis


  74. “Satan’s biggest fear is for you to become everything that God created you to be. This is why he has tried everything to make you lose focus… Don’t.” – Ray Lewis


  75. “You have to find that place that is very quiet in your head, and anytime I read it, anytime I come across it, my Bible, the first Scripture in there is Psalms 91.” – Ray Lewis


  76. “Some people take certain things and they try to forget what that pain felt like. I don’t. I take that same pain and I chase it every time I walk in a weight room.” – Ray Lewis


  77. “Some people think that to be strong is to never feel pain. In reality, the strongest people are the ones who feel it, try to understand it, accept it and get through it.” – Ray Lewis


  78. “So, if I give any credit, besides giving all credit to God, for being totally healthy, it’s just my workout and how much torture I put my body through in the offseason.” – Ray Lewis


  79. “You’re carrying a legacy, You’re carrying greatness. And greatness is a lot of small things done well. Day after day. Workout after workout. Obedience after obedience.” – Ray Lewis


  80. “I don’t want to be liked. I want to be respected. Because if you like me you can throw me away too quick. If you respect me, you may not even like what I was wearing, but you’ll say, “I respect that.” – Ray Lewis


  81. “What’s the difference between you and the man sitting beside you? It’s 1%. In my business, only 1% makes it. If everyone had the same dream, only 1 will make it from this crowd. Who will be that one?” – Ray Lewis


  82. “We get one opportunity in life, one chance at life to do whatever you’re going to do, and lay your foundation and make whatever mark you’re going to make .Whatever legacy you’re going to leave; leave your legacy!” – Ray Lewis


  83. “It’s not about perfect. It’s about effort. And when you implement that effort into your life… Every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs. Keep going. Remember why you started.” – Ray Lewis


  84. “You bet. We owe the Titans. I remember the good old days when I would blow up Eddie George with a big hit. Now, they’ve got another running back with two first names, Travis Henry, whom I plan on blowing up in the same manner.” – Ray Lewis


  85. “I don’t train for sports. I’ve never trained for sports. I train for life, and sport is just a part of that. So when I start training, that’s lifestyle training and that’s why I go through so many things, whether it’s yoga, kickboxing, wrestling or swimming.” – Ray Lewis


  86. “I’m older, of course I’m older, that’s the beauty of it. Sixteen years plus. Different level of wisdom, different level of understanding, different level of punishment. I want to live long after my records have fallen, long after my rings have tarnished.” – Ray Lewis


  87. “Don’t walk through life just playing football. Don’t walk through life just being an athlete. Athletics will fade. Character and integrity and really making an impact on someone’s life, that’s the ultimate vision, that’s the ultimate goal – bottom line.” – Ray Lewis


  88. “That’s once again the same people who told me I was too small, the same people who said I couldn’t win a super bowl with our offense, the same people who said I couldn’t play in a 3-4… Are they with me when I get up every morning at 6:30 to go to work? The day I lose a step is the day I lose love for the game.” – Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis Quotes To Inspire Greatness

  1. “Every day of my life I’m trying to find a different way to get better.” – Ray Lewis

  2. “I just came out of the gym from three hours this morning. I got five hours of sleep. That’s it.” – Ray Lewis


  3. “In any war, you put your back to mine, I put my back to yours, and let’s do what we gotta do.” – Ray Lewis


  4. “Bottom line, your body is a temple and you have to treat it that way. That’s how God designed it.” – Ray Lewis                                                                                             

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    Ray Lewis Motivational Speech

  5. “I like to see honesty out of people. People who are trustworthy. I like to see people who are involved with The Lord.” – Ray Lewis


  6. “Will you be remembered, how would you be remembered, why wouldn’t you fight for the greatest achievement ever?” – Ray Lewis


  7. “With all the things I’ve been through, the No. 1 thing that I’ve learned is that we’re supposed to help people through this world.” – Ray Lewis


  8. “Man doesn’t dictate what you do or how you do it. If you believe in God, believe in God; have your faith in him. That’s where my faith lies.” – Ray Lewis


  9. “If there’s something in your life that you know needs changing, make sure you change it before God’s got to change it. Because if God’s got to change it , you ain’t going to like it.” – Ray Lewis


  10. “There’s one secret to hitting hard, and that is to completely dedicate your body. That’s the difference between a man going forward and a man going backward, no matter how big he is.” – Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think

  1. “The only thing that could pull me away, was hard work.” – Ray Lewis                                                   
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    Ray Lewis Captions Instagram

                            


  2. “Don’t waste talent. No matter what you do, don’t waste talent.” – Ray Lewis


  3. “I prepare so no one can take what is mine, no one can replace my mind, my heart.” – Ray Lewis


  4. “The day you think you can beat me, show me. Then move on to the next challenge.” – Ray Lewis


  5. “Wins and losses come a dime a dozen. But effort? Nobody can judge that. Because effort is between you and you.” – Ray Lewis                                                                 

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    Ray Lewis Quote Effort

  6. “You gotta be hungry for it. You’ve got to put everything you got on it. Everything! Every second. You have to be the first one in line. That’s how leaders are born.” – Ray Lewis


  7. “The greatest opportunity in the world is found here today… We already know what yesterday has got for us. It’s already gone. Tomorrow, too far away. What about right now!” – Ray Lewis


  8. “I figured something out. And it is no secret what I figured out. Whatever the majority of people were doing, I found myself doing the opposite. I wanted to chase something great.” – Ray Lewis


  9. “You’ve got to go out and show them that I’m a different creature now, then I was five minutes ago, cause I’m pissed off for greatness. Cause if you ain’t pissed off for greatness, that just means you’re okay with being mediocre.” – Ray Lewis


  10. “I ride my bicycle all the time. There’s one thing about my bicycle. I’m riding, I’m riding, I’m riding. And no matter how tired I start to get, it’s never about this pedal I’m pedaling, it’s about the next pedal, and if you can get to that next one, your bike will keep moving.” – Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis Book Quotes

  1. “Grinding is my rest.” – Ray Lewis

  2. “That final home game, man, it was something.” – Ray Lewis


  3. “So now you’ve got to go out and show them that I’m a different creature now, than I was five minutes ago…” – Ray Lewis


  4. “I love sports. I love all sports. But this ain’t volleyball. Like, you actually can touch somebody in this sport.” – Ray Lewis


  5. “If you ask me about my qualifications what I would say to you is that I am qualified by virtue of experience.” – Ray Lewis


  6. “Without praying every day there is no journey, there is no destination. It’s only one way you make it to the next level. You’ve got to put it all together.” – Ray Lewis


  7. “With everything that we went through, the up and down roller coaster all year, the injuries and things we went through. We dealt with so much the entire year.” – Ray Lewis


  8. “It has nothing to do with talent, and everything to do with effort! Wins and losses come a dime a dozen. But effort? Nobody can judge that. Because effort is between you and you.” – Ray Lewis


  9. “You will be aware that mentoring arises out of a particular theory on human development, but it has never been articulated in such a way that there are recognized qualifications.” – Ray Lewis


  10. “I am suggesting that all things can be supplemented and complemented. I believe that my contribution is contained both within the UEL manual, which in fact I was partly responsible for constructing.” – Ray Lewis

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