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By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

I think the National Football League needs a new union. The heavyweights of this union are not heavyweights enough.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

People think that coaches are always right, but it's difficult to teach a runner how to run, because every runner is different. You have to have an understanding of how to assist what that runner has, so they know how to assist what you have without taking away your special ability, because you're not like anybody else.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

The bikes have been sitting around, but now were getting them out and using them.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

When you need a friend, you can always count on your teammates.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I'd rather play lacrosse six days a week and football on the seventh.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

I was just a big guy running down with a big, deep pocket and little short stick putting it against my chest.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

About the state of black America, I've been working on that for many, many years. And [Donald Trump] said certain things in his early days about wanting to do something about it. We have a lot of violence in our neighborhoods now. We need education. And we need jobs. Is what I'm trying to say.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I'm not interested in trying to work on people's perceptions. I am who I am, and if you don't take the time to learn about that, then your perception is going to be your problem.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I don't teach kids to be number 1. Organizations and people that tell you you have to be number 1; that's not it. You don't have to be number 1. What I teach is to be as good as you can be. Use what you have and be as good as you can be. That's all you can do, anyway.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I came from Long Island, so I had a lot of experience at the stick. I played in junior high school, then I played in high school. The technical aspect of the game was my forte. I had all that experience, then I had strength and I was in good condition.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I could run 200 yards at a stretch, I could duck between players, I felt free to make plays that suited me best. It wasn't like football then and basketball today, where coaches tell you what foot to put down.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

A liberal will cut off your leg so he can hand you a crutch.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I'm a very sensitive person. I do like to be respected. I'm very loyal. I like it to be a two-way street.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

Act your age. Students do not look upon you as a buddy, pal, or peer. They expect you to be a mature adult....Many young teachers have a tendency to seek popularity, resorting to tactics that can create endless problems.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

Success is not only for the elite. Success is there for those who want it, plan for it, and take action to achieve it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I have a theory. An audience doesn't need to get wrapped up in blackness every time they see a Negro actor. And a movie doesn't have to be about race just because there's a Negro in it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I don't deal in frustration. I'm a fighter. And everything I've ever gotten, I've had to fight for.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

Donald Trump was very receptive. Funny. Cracked some jokes. And understand it very well. And said he was in that he would work with us.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

Make sure when anyone tackles you he remembers how much it hurts.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I loved the game. We played because we loved it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

When I'm on a picture, I have two bosses - the director and the producer. My co-star is not my boss.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

I understood because of his personality. [Donald Trump] is different. And for years the presidency has been like a smooth ride and nothing really dramatic has happened. But with him every day is full of energy. Things are going the happen. And today when I met him, it was like meeting a different person.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

If you truly believe something, and it's incorrect, that doesn't mean you don't have integrity.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I'm not a person that really deal in color. I recognize the inequities that certain cultures have to go through. I understand the history of slavery and all those things. But I'm not a victim. I can vote, I can participant. I can invest my money. I can invest my time. And that's what I'm doing. I'm not working for anybody. I'm not making any money doing what I'm doing. I'm doing it because someone did it for me.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

Even though the money is great and the fame is great, you still have a lot of disenfranchised young men that are participating in the NFL that are not very happy. A lot of them are very bitter. A lot them are very angry. So many of them have had no fathers and no home life, and basically, no education.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

Lacrosse is probably the best sport I ever played.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

Teammates are there for each other even after the noise of the crowd is gone.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

Nobody I ever broke bread with, and I see players all the time, talked about using their head running the football.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

You can't get old without living.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

We have free elections. Everybody can vote, we fought for that, we brag about that and we know we're going to have a winner and we're going to have a loser.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

There were a lot of running backs as good as me. The real difference was that I could focus. I never laid back and relied on natural ability.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

John Lewis has great history as a civil rights fighter.As a young man, he was one of the guys out there who was leading the parades during the [Martin Luther] King [Jr.] era. So, we all respect his history. But then I hear him crying the blues about Mr. [Donald] Trump and saying he's an illegitimate president, I take offense to that. If it's illegitimate, why is he going on?

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

The need to be cared for is the base of everything. In the penitentiaries, you won't hear gangbangers and criminals say, 'No, I don't want to be cared for by nobody.' When you care about them, they'll open up to you.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I recognize the inequities certain cultures have to go through. I understand the history of slavery. I know all those things. But I'm not a victim. I can vote, I can participate, I can invest my money, I can invest my time, and that's what I'm doing. I'm not working for anybody. I'm not making any money doing what I'm doing. I'm doing it because someone did it for me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

When you have a problem, rules don't solve your problem. It's caring and education.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

I'm not pro-owner or pro-player. I am pro-football. I want the game to go on. I want the game to be tough. I don't want the game to be a killer of our players.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

Money has changed today's black athletes. Those who have the ability as African men to bring a change in a community that so desperately needs it are concentrating only on their own careers, some charities and how much money they can make.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

The three greatest people in my life as a young person were white, my high school superintendent, my high school coach and a - I graduate in Manhasset High, Kenneth Molloy who's a mentor to yours truly.I'm not a person that really deal in color.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Jim Brown

If you're going to impeach him, impeach [Donald Trump].If he did something wrong, arrest him. But don't cry the blues because you didn't get the vote out and this man had a genius way of winning the election.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

Tank's a fantastic human being, as far as fighting's concerned.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

The social issues outside of football are not as defined as they were earlier, when integration took place and certain rights were legislated. The Civil Rights movement is over. Individuals can buy homes wherever they want, travel first class wherever they want, eat wherever they want.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

The NCAA is probably the most reprehensible organization God ever created.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

Ya know, America's a great country. It's great because it allows you to fight. And you can win, if you have the stamina and tenacity.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

Showing weakness will encourage your opponents. It inspires them. It encourages them to hit harder. To come faster. But when you don't show any fear, or when you don't show any hurt, you have the opportunity to discourage your opponent. You discourage your enemies. The bottom line is, if you think properly, you don't even have to think about all of that. All you have to think about is that guy across from me is human, and so am I. And he'll never out-work me. He'll never out-think me. And if you can't out-work me, and you can't out-think me, you'll never beat me.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

...you could be the best team or the best player in different generations and people respect each other. Nobody cares who was the best.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Jim Brown

There was no publicity. You had to like it. There was no pressure, just great competition. The attitude of the coaches and players was exceptional.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Jim Brown

My point is, if we respect the winner and approach that person, have access to that person and that person will look at what we are presenting, that is not too bad.