Top 37 Ray Lewis Quotes

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Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. is renowned as an American former professional football player known from his field name, Ray Lewis. He played as a linebacker for 17-years with the Baltimore Ravens in the National Football League (NFL). Moreover, he also joined the Miami Hurricanes for college football and gained All-American honors.

Talking about his achievements, he has won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. He has also become the second linebacker to win the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player Award and the first to win the award on the winning Super Bowl team.

In 2003, he received his second Defensive Player of the Year award, and in 2018, he was chosen to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. So, he is also considered the most splendid Baltimore Raven of all time.  If you are willing to be successful like Ray Lewis, follow the following 37 quotes.

Ray Lewis on field
Ray Lewis on field

“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

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

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

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

“When I step on the field, it’s on. I know it’s time to go to work.”― Ray Lewis

“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

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“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

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

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

“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

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

“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

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

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

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

“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

“Whatever your path is, that’s your path.”― Ray Lewis

Ray Lewis with his precious award
Ray Lewis with his precious award

“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

“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

“And that’s my honour, 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

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

“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

“And I love Evander Holyfield to death!”― Ray Lewis

“Because a football game is just sixty minutes, but I’m training six, seven hours in every day. So, going for sixty minutes becomes easy. More importantly, I think that your muscles mature and can move in all different directions.”― Ray Lewis

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“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

“There’s nothing I’m doing to my body that a regular person is not doing to theirs outside of just running into somebody at full speed.”― Ray Lewis

“You can talk about what you see from the outside; it’s hard to tell me who I am when you’re just looking at me with a football uniform on. That’s a totally different person. That’s my job, that’s it.”― Ray Lewis

28th of 37 Ray Lewis Quotes

“My mom calls me an older soul because, growing up, she taught me stuff real early. Now I spend most of my time chasing wisdom, chasing understanding.”― Ray Lewis

“Even Rod Woodson will tell you his best year he had as a professional was when he was 36 years old. If you think about why, you’re much wiser.”― Ray Lewis

“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

“I honor God that much in the way I play. That’s why I never believe in getting tired. I don’t even know what that word means.”― Ray Lewis

“I’ve got Pacman, Galaga, Galaxian, Daytona 500. Those are the games I grew up playing.”― Ray Lewis

“I don’t believe a thing about a curse. I don’t understand how we can talk about a curse. You have to remember, God is blessed and man can’t curse, no matter how hard they try.”― Ray Lewis

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

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

36th of 37 Ray Lewis Quotes

“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

“If you clean your body out so that it is not fighting against you, you rest better, think better and you’re always light on your feet.”― Ray Lewis

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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