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300 Inspirational Tim Tebow Leadership Quotes (2023)

1. “If you do base your life on how many touchdowns you score, how many championships you win, then when you have a setback, then when you have an injury, you’re not playing, or something goes wrong, your self-worth goes down.”


2. “We can control a few things: our attitude, our effort, our focus, and how we go about treating our teammates.” – Tim Tebow


3. “I am someone that is very competitive. When I'm on the field, I compete. When I'm practicing, when I'm in meetings. I'm a competitor in everything.”


4. “When we win, I’m excited about winning. That way, I get the ups and downs of a football season. But I also know that it’s never as good as it seems; it’s never as bad as seems. You always have to stay focused because you never know, for me. My role, it could expand. So you just got to always be ready.” – Tim Tebow


5. “I’m not perfect. And who knows how many times I’ve fallen short. We all fall short. That’s the amazing thing about the grace of God.”


6. “I can’t control the naysayers. I can control my attitude and work ethic and determination and that’s what I’m focused on now.” – Tim Tebow


7. “No matter what happens, you’re always going to have those critics and those haters. You just have to learn how to deal with that.” – Tim Tebow


8. “I would love to continue to be someone that is positive but also be someone that is objective.” -Tim Tebow.


9. As a competitor and an athlete, you have to believe in the people who believe in you.


10. I'm not perfect. I'm never going to be. And that's the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you're trying to get better every day. You're trying to improve.


11. “I would love to continue to be someone that is positive but also be someone that is objective.” – Tim Tebow


12. “AN UNLIKELY VICTORY Cut to the battlefield. When David steps out into the valley, his country’s army cheering him on while simultaneously thinking he”


13. Strong leaders encourage you to do things for your own benefit, not just theirs.


14. “Success comes in a lot of ways, but it doesn't come with money and it doesn't come with fame. It comes from having a meaning in your life, doing what you love and being passionate about what you do. That’s having a life of success. When you have the ability to do what you love, love what you do and have the ability to impact people. … That’s having a life of success. That’s what having a life of meaning is.”


15. “Sometimes we just need, even for a minute, to stop. Step outside of ourselves. Pay attention to the world around us. And do something, no matter how small, to lighten someone’s load. It’s about perspective.”


16. “It’s pretty easy for me to say that the most important thing in my life is my relationship with Jesus Christ, followed by my relationship with family. And football’s later on down the line.”


17. “People often seem to think that when you’re following the Lord and trying to do His will, your path will always be clear, the decisions smooth and easy, and life will be lived happily ever after and all that. Sometimes that may be true, but I’ve found that more often, it’s not. The muddled decisions still seem muddled, bad things still happen to believers, and great things can happen to nonbelievers.” – Tim Tebow


18. “I grabbed my mom and I went to the couch and I said, ‘Mom I want to ask Jesus to come into my heart.’ And I got on my knee and I asked Jesus to come into my heart, forgive me of my sins, and make me a child of God.” – Tim Tebow


19. “Talk about your blessings more than you talk about your burdens.” – Tim Tebow


20. “Don’t worry about what you can’t control. Our focus and energy needs to be on the things we CAN control. Attitude, effort, focus- these are the things we can control...”


21. “You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal… Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end it’s a loser’s game, because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else.”


22. “It’s important to take God’s love personally, though it may not be an easy thing to do. Sure, God loves the world, but he also loves each one of us individually.” – Tim Tebow


23. “I will continue to work as hard as I can to make this organization proud. Every time I step on the field I will give everything I have and I will leave everything I have on the field every single Sunday.”


24. “I will continue to work as hard as I can to make this organization proud. Every time I step on the field I will give everything I have…” – Tim Tebow


25. “The lows are disappointing but that makes the high much sweeter, that’s what drives me.”


26. “Whenever you get challenged, you have to step up as a man and as a team…We needed more courage and character that day.” – When UGA danced in the Florida Gators end zone.


27. “My integrity means more to me than any fame or money. When I say something, I want people to take it to the bank that I mean it and believe in it.” – Tim Tebow


28. “the people who can finish and finish at the same pace or stronger than when they started, those are the ones who are going to succeed; those are the ones who are going to be great.”


29. “People have to realize that just because you’re a Christian, it doesn’t mean that you’re perfect, because every once in a while everyone stumbles.”


30. “You know I think he does care about how we play on the field, more than anything more than win or lose our hearts on the field.”


31. “ We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.”


32. “The media will make a controversy out of anything, if they can.”


33. “I try to learn from every experience, good or bad.” – Tim Tebow


34. If you’re married, and you have a wife, is it good enough to only say to your wife ‘I love her’ the day you get married? Or should you tell her every single day when you wake up and every opportunity? And that’s how I feel about my relationship with Jesus Christ is that it is the most important thing in my life.”


35. “Regardless of whatever I do, I know what my purpose is: to make a difference in people’s lives.”


36. “We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.” – Tim Tebow


37. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths.” – Proverbs 3:5-6


38. “I don’t know that I am a great leader at all, I just know I really care about what I do.”


39. “You can’t lose confidence in yourself, or you’ve lost already. When you get knocked down, you’ve got to keep getting back up.”


40. “I don’t believe it’s the will to win. It’s the will to prepare. If you wake up early, stay late, grind, those 14 games will come easy to you.”


41. “As a competitor and an athlete, you have to believe in yourself. And you have to believe in the people who believe in you.”


42. “If I’ve already thought through a situation and have a response prepared ahead of time in the event temptation rears its ugly head, it is that much easier to resist.”


43. “It’s not the dreamers that are remembered, it’s the doers.” – Tim Tebow


44. “Continue to fight. Continue to hope. Continue to have faith. I promise you, it’s worth it.”


45. “I think sports media really do need to think about the world in more humble terms. Not everything is the game of the century, and not everything is life or death.”


46. “Hard truth can sting, but it’s better to deal with a bruised ego than a lifetime of regret.”


47. “Just keep believing. This is an opportunity where great things can happen and let’s be great right now.” – Tim Tebow


48. “For me, it’s a great opportunity on a public platform to get on your knees and humble myself and thank the Lord for all the blessings he’s put in my life.” – Tim Tebow


49. “You're going to have injuries, danger and glory in every sport. What makes football unique is that every person on that team needs to count on everybody else. It's the ultimate team game and you have to depend on your coaches, you have to depend on your support staff, you have to depend on your teammates.”


50. “If you believe, sometimes unbelievable things are possible.” – Tim Tebow


51. “When I say something, I want people to take it to the bank that I mean it and believe in it. It humbles me that companies want me. It's a challenge to uphold their values and make their product look good. I take that personally.”


52. “The lows are disappointing but that makes the highs much sweeter. That’s what drives you to compete.” – Tim Tebow


53. “I have so many things to work on and so many ways that I fail. But that’s what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.” – Tim Tebow


54. “When I meet somebody I want to leave a better impression than when I got there.”


55. “I want to make someone’s life better because I’m here. If you have that attitude it will change your day and change your life.” – Tim Tebow


56. “When guys say ‘I’m not a role model’. Well, yes you are. You’re just a bad one.”


57. “What God knows about us is more important than what others think.” – Tim Tebow


58. “We can control a few things: our attitude, our effort, our focus and how we go about treating our teammates.”


59. “Don’t worry about what you can’t control.”


60. “I don’t try to focus on anything that doesn’t affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I’m just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.” – Tim Tebow


61. “Continue to fight. Continue to hope. Continue to have faith. I promise you, it’s worth it.” – Tim Tebow


62. “When you die there’s going to be a tombstone. It’s going to have your name. It’s gonna have the year you’re born and the day you die. In between there’s going to be a dash. And that dash is going to represent everything you did in your life, good and bad. That’s how you’re remembered. What do you want your dash to represent?” – Tim Tebow


63. “Coach Meyer was like a father figure to me…I went their because of relationships, especially Coach Meyer.”


64. “I’m not perfect. And who knows how many times I’ve fallen short. We all fall short. That’s the amazing thing about the grace of God.” – Tim Tebow


65. We can control a few things: our attitude, our effort, our focus and how we go about treating our teammates.


66. “I am someone that is very competitive. When I’m on the field, I compete. When I’m practicing, when I’m in meetings. I’m a competitor in everything.” – Tim Tebow


67. “You just try to be nice to everybody and treat them all the same. Treat them how you would want to be treated.” – Tim Tebow


68. “I didn’t want to be like everyone else. I wanted to be better. If I did what everybody else did, then why would you look up to me? Why would I set an example? – Tim Tebow


69. “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18


70. “It was huge to read the proverbs of the day every morning, it was huge to read the psalm of the day every morning and to get that in us and get us going before the day even started.”


71. “What God knows about us is more important than what others think.”


72. “There are several things that keep me grounded and focused… When you can humble yourself to say ‘I’m no more important than anyone else. I just have a gift.’” – Tim Tebow


73. “It was huge to read the proverbs of the day every morning, it was huge to read the psalm of the day every morning and to get that in us and get us going before the day even started.” – Tim Tebow


74. “I’m blessed, because of my faith, that I don’t have to worry about the future because I know who holds my future.” – Tim Tebow


75. “Be yourself, and let God be God.” – Tim Tebow


76. “I hope that when I’m 90 years old, I’ve accomplished a legacy that isn’t all about me. I hope it’s a legacy about the people who our foundation helps.” – Tim Tebow


77. “What God knows about us is more important than what others think.” -Tim Tebow, ‘Shaken: Discovering Your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms,’ 2016.


78. “Just keep believing. This is an opportunity where great things can happen and lets be great right now.” – Tim Tebow


79. “I don’t judge my self-worth as a football player. Football is something I love. It’s a fun career deal, but it’s not what I want to do with my life, because I see football as a game.”


80. “You can be extremely bright and still have dyslexia. You just have to understand how you learn and how you process information. When you know that, you can overcome a lot of the obstacles that come with dyslexia. When you figure out how you learn, you can accomplish whatever you want.”


81. “The lows are disappointing but that makes the high much sweeter, that’s what drives me.” – Tim Tebow


82. “You know what I’ve learned in the process? How important it is not to allow either the highs or the lows in life to determine who you are.”


83. “Success comes in a lot of ways, but it doesn’t come with money and it doesn’t come with fame. It comes from having a meaning in your life, doing what you love and being passionate about what you do. That’s having a life of success. When you have the ability to do what you love, love what you do and have the ability to impact people. That’s having a life of success. That’s what having a life of meaning is.” – Tim Tebow


84. I'm blessed, because of my faith, that I don't have to worry about the future because I know who holds my future.


85. “Success comes in a lot of ways, but it doesn’t come with money and it doesn’t come with fame. It comes from having a meaning in your life, doing what you love and being passionate about what you do. That’s having a life of success. When you have the ability to do what you love, love what you do and have the ability to impact people. That’s having a life of success. That’s what having a life of meaning is.” ― Tim Tebow


86. “If someone is there to believe in you, to care about you, and support you, amazing things can happen.” – Tim Tebow


87. “As a competitor and an athlete, you have to believe in the people who believe in you.” -Tim Tebow.


88. “I’m going to listen to John Elway. He knows what he’s talking about.”


89. “I believe that everyone, regardless of who they are, should do something that is greater than themselves. Whether it’s adoption, or helping people who are sick or poor, or whatever. That’s what God put us on this earth to do.”


90. “And so I look at it as a relationship that I have with him that I want to give him the honor and glory anytime I have the opportunity. And then right after I give him the honor and glory, I always try to give my teammates the honor and glory. And that’s how it works because Christ comes first in my life, and then my family, and then my teammates.” – Tim Tebow


91. What God knows about us is more important than what others think.


92. “I don’t really regret much. I know there are things that I’ve done that have been wrong and wish I could do over again, but I feel it’s all made me who I am today, and I’m very thankful for that.” – Tim Tebow


93. “I don't try to focus on anything that doesn't affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I'm just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.”


94. “We can control a few things: our attitude, our effort, our focus and how we go about treating our teammates.” – Tim Tebow


95. “I don’t try to focus on anything that doesn’t affect me personally and how I go out there every single day. I’m just going to continue to work hard and focus on what I can control.”


96. “Whatever avenue I feel like I can make a difference in, I’d love to do.” -Tim Tebow.


97. “I’m here. I’m here to work. I don’t care about my hair.” – on his rookie hazing.


98. “I don't judge my self-worth as a football player. Football is something I love. It's a fun career deal, but it's not what I want to do with my life, because I see football as a game.”


99. “At the end of the day, when the players and owners get together they’re going to say ‘We don’t want to ruin the best game in America, maybe the best game in the world.”


100. “If I didn’t work as hard as I could, then I think it would be a bit like saying, ‘God, thanks for giving me this ability, but I don’t really care about it. I’m going to do something else, and I’m not going to work quite as hard.” ― Tim Tebow


101. “I can’t control the naysayers. I can control my attitude and work ethic and determination and that’s what I’m focused on now.”


102. “Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness. And let steadfastness have its full effect, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.” – James 1:2-4


103. “Something I learned early in college (is) to not worry about what I can’t control but what I can control is my attitude, my effort, my focus every single day and that’s what I’m trying to worry about.” – Tim Tebow


104. “Regardless of how your life will impact others and what that will look like, I just know that when your identity is grounded in God, when you trust in Him, you become part of a bigger picture. And you begin to live out this wonderful poem He has written for your life. This is the truth when life is smooth sailing, and this is the truth when storms come.”


105. “I don’t have to live the roller coaster other people live with my life. It’s hard because people try to have an effect.” – Tim Tebow


106. “I’m not perfect. I’m never going to be. And that’s the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you’re trying to get better every day. You’re trying to improve.” -Tim Tebow


107. “Talk about your blessings more than you talk about your burdens.”


108. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.”


109. “Being outspoken about my faith isn’t just something that I do; it’s who I am because my faith isn’t just a little piece of my life. It is my life. It’s not a question of whether I’m outspoken about it or not. I’m definitely not ashamed of it.”


110. “I don't really regret much. I know there are things that I've done that have been wrong, and wish I could do over again, but I feel it's all made me who I am today, and I'm very thankful for that.”


111. “Success comes in a lot of ways, but it doesn't come with money and it doesn't come with fame. It comes from having a meaning in your life, doing what you love and being passionate about what you do. That's having a life of success. When you have the ability to do what you love, love what you do and have the ability to impact people. That's having a life of success. That's what having a life of meaning is.”


112. People often seem to think that when you’re following the Lord and trying to do his will, your path will always be clear, the decisions smooth and easy, and life will be lived happily ever after and all of that. Sometimes that may be true, but I’ve found that more often, it’s not. The muddled decisions still seem muddled, bad things still happen to believers, and great things can happen to nonbelievers. When it comes to making our decisions, the key that God is concerned with is that we are seeking and trusting Him. God’s desire is for us to align our live’s with His Word and His Will.


113. “We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.”


114. “If someone is there to believe in you, to care about you and support you, amazing things can happen.”


115. “Whatever avenue I feel like I can… can make a difference in, I’d love to do.” – Tim Tebow


116. “I’m blessed, because of my faith, that I don’t have to worry about the future because I know who holds my future.”


117. “He (Meyer) only came back because he loved his players so much.”


118. “Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Tim Tebow


119. We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.


120. “When a quarterback steps into a game plan what’s on your plate. How many formations? How many reads? How many checks? How many audibles?”


121. “It’s what I respect most about him. It’s not about the coaching. It’s about being a dad…It’s about his family.”


122. “Don’t worry about what you can’t control. Our focus and energy need to be on the things we can control. Attitude, effort, focus – these are the things we can control…” – Tim Tebow


123. “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28


124. “We were created by Love, in love, and for love.”


125. “I don’t judge my self-worth as a football player. Football is something I love. It’s a fun career deal, but it’s not what I want to do with my life, because I see football as a game.” – Tim Tebow


126. “I want to make a difference with my platform.”


127. Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard.


128. “No matter what happens, you’re always going to have those critics and those haters. You just have to learn how to deal with that. I think I have and accept that.” – Tim Tebow


129. “I try to learn from every experience, good or bad.”


130. “Don’t be normal. Be an example.”


131. “I worry about what I can control, and that’s come out and improve every day, enjoy the process, count your blessings, and work extremely hard.” – Tim Tebow


132. “Don’t worry about what you can’t control. Our focus and energy needs to be on the things we CAN control. Attitude, effort, focus- these are the things we can control…” -Tim Tebow.


133. “Along the way, there’s going to be a lot of obstacles, a lot of adversity, a lot of people who will tell you you’re not good enough. I’m here to tell you that you are. Everyone that tells you that you’re not is because they didn’t accomplish something.” – Tim Tebow


134. “But – but the greatest way to witness is by walking that straight and narrow and also realizing that you’re going to mess up. That’s what grace is for. We’re going to fall, but we’ve got to get back up. And you’ve got to improve. And that’s what I’m all about.” – Tim Tebow


135. “We have to humble ourselves and the way you do that is by serving other people.” -Tim Tebow.


136. “If someone is there to believe in you, to care about you and support you, amazing things can happen.” – Tim Tebow


137. “I believe in my God-given athletic ability and the coaches that have been blessed around me. I believe I can do the job as a quarterback in the NFL.”


138. “Don't worry about what you can't control.”


139. “How important it is not to allow either the highs or the lows in life dictate who you are.”


140. “I’m not perfect. I’m never going to be. And that’s the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you’re trying to get better every day. You’re trying to improve.”


141. “I do not know what the future holds, but I know who holds my future.”


142. “Tim Tebow's Dad turned a screw-up into a testimony when a fire to burn weeds in a field got out of control. With his family still smelling like smoke from containing the fire, he conducted a lesson from verses where James compares danger of speech to an out-of-control spark.”


143. “Be yourself, and let God be God.”


144. “I'm just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that's the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective.”


145. I don't have to live the roller coaster other people live with my life. It's hard because people try to have an effect.


146. “And that’s the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you’re trying to get better every day. You’re trying to improve.”


147. “I can't control the naysayers. I can control my attitude and work ethic and determination and that's what I'm focused on now.”


148. “If I’ve already thought through a situation and have a response prepared ahead of time in the event temptation rears its ugly head, it is that much easier to resist.” – Tim Tebow


149. “I don’t know that I am a great leader at all, I just know I really care about what I do.” – Tim Tebow


150. “I grabbed my mom, and I went to the couch and I said, ‘Mom I want to ask Jesus to come into my heart.’ And I got on my knee and I asked Jesus to come into my heart, forgive me of my sins, and make me a child of God.” -Tim Tebow


151. “I’ll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger. -Tim Tebow.


152. “You can’t lose confidence in yourself, or you’ve lost already. When you get knocked down, you’ve got to keep getting back up.” – Tim Tebow


153. “You’re going to have injuries, danger and glory in every sport. What makes football unique is that every person on that team needs to count on everybody else. It’s the ultimate team game and you have to depend on your coaches, you have to depend on your support staff, you have to depend on your teammates.” – Tim Tebow


154. “My relationship with Jesus Christ is the most important thing in my life. So any time I get an opportunity to tell Him that I love Him or given opportunity to shout Him out on national TV, I'm gonna take that opportunity. And so I look at it as a relationship that I have with Him that I want to give Him the honor and glory anytime I have the opportunity.”


155. “I’m just another guy starting out.”


156. “I try to choose courage time and time again to believe that God’s got everything under control.” – Tim Tebow


157. You know I think he does care about how we play on the field, more than anything more than win or lose our hearts on the field.


158. “Strong leaders encourage you to do things for your own benefit, not just theirs.” – Tim Tebow


159. “Honestly, I’m just trying to do the best I can with every opportunity I’m given, and when I’m given the opportunities make the most of them.”


160. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” -Tim Tebow.


161. “So much of how we act and what we do is based on humility or pride - that’s everything. And when you can humble yourself, you know, we are more like Christ when we can humble ourselves.”


162. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” – Tim Tebow


163. “Every time I step on the field, I’m going to give my whole heart regardless of the score.” – Tim Tebow


164. “People often seem to think that when you're following the Lord and trying to do His will, your path will always be clear, the decisions smooth and easy, and life will be lived happily ever after and all that. Sometimes that may be true, but I've found that more often, it's not. The muddled decisions still seem muddled, bad things still happen to believers, and great things can happen to nonbelievers. When it comes to making our decisions, the key that God is concerned with is that we are trusting and seeking Him. God's desire is for us to align our lives with His Word and His will.”


165. “I am competitively aggressive. My dream since I was a young boy was to be an NFL quarterback. I am living that dream.”


166. “I really try to enjoy life and have joy with what I do.” – Tim Tebow


167. “I don't know what my future holds, but I do know who holds my future.”


168. “You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal… Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end, it’s a loser’s game because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else.” – Tim Tebow


169. I don't know what my future holds, but I do know who holds my future.


170. “You can’t lose confidence in yourself, or you’ve lost already. When you get knocked down, you’ve got to keep getting back up.” -Tim Tebow.


171. “I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective.”


172. “But - but the greatest way to witness is by walking that straight and narrow and also realizing that you’re going to mess up. That’s what grace is for. We’re going to fall, but we’ve got to get back up. And you’ve got to improve. And that’s what I’m all about.”


173. “You’ve made us more proud than if you would have won (another) Heisman.” – Tebow’s mother


174. “ It was huge to read the proverbs of the day every morning, it was huge to read the psalm of the day every morning and to get that in us and get us going before the day even started.”


175. “While it makes you feel good to please people, it makes you feel fulfilled to please God.” – Tim Tebow


176. I'll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger.


177. “When we win, I’m excited about winning. That way, I get the ups and downs of a football season. But I also know that it’s never as good as it seems; it’s never as bad as seems. You always have to stay focused because you never know, for me. My role, it could expand. So you just got to always be ready.”


178. “Mom used to quote Isaiah 64: about waiting on the Lord. It doesn’t mean being complacent. It means understanding that he has a plan and that we’re not the ones in control. In the meantime, we need to strive to use our gifts and abilities fully.” – Tim Tebow


179. “Honestly, I’m just trying to do the best I can with every opportunity I’m given, and when I’m given the opportunities make the most of them.” – Tim Tebow


180. “As a competitor and an athlete, you have to believe in yourself. And you have to believe in the people who believe in you.”


181. “I try to stay centered in my faith and my family and the close people around me.”


182. The people who can finish and finish at the same pace or stronger than when they started, those are the ones who are going to succeed; those are the ones who are going to be great.


183. “Don’t worry about what you can’t control. Our focus and energy needs to be on the things we can control. Attitude, effort, focus – these are the things we can control…”


184. “I pray to start my day and finish it in prayer.” – Tim Tebow


185. “I don’t know that I am a great leader at all, I just know I really care about what I do.” -Tim Tebow.


186. “You know, I think He honestly does care about how we play on the field, more than anything more than win or lose our hearts on the field.”


187. If you believe, sometimes unbelievable things are possible.


188. I can't control the naysayers. I can control my attitude and work ethic and determination and that's what I'm focused on now.


189. “People have to realize that just because you’re a Christian, it doesn’t mean that you’re perfect because every once in a while everyone stumbles.” – Tim Tebow


190. “If I didn’t work as hard as I could, then I think it would be a bit like saying, ‘God, thanks for giving me this ability, but I don’t really care about it. I’m going to do something else, and I’m not going to work quite as hard.” – Tim Tebow


191. “Along the way, there’s going to be a lot of obstacles, a lot of adversity, a lot of people who will tell you you’re not good enough. I’m here to tell you that you are. Everyone that tells you that you’re not is because they didn’t accomplish something.” -Tim Tebow.


192. I don't know that I am a great leader at all, I just know I really care about what I do.


193. When I meet somebody I want to leave a better impression than when I got there.


194. “Strong leaders encourage you to do things for your own benefit, not just theirs.”


195. “I’m blessed to have a little bit of success in football.” – Tim Tebow


196. “When who you are is grounded in whose you are, you realize it doesn’t matter what life throws your way.”


197. “I want to make someone’s life better because I’m here. If you have that attitude it will change your day and change your life.”


198. “As a competitor and an athlete, you have to believe in yourself. And you have to believe in the people who believe in you.”


199. “The people who can finish and finish at the same pace or stronger than when they started, those are the ones who are going to succeed; those are the ones who are going to be great.” – Tim Tebow


200. Along the way, there's going to be a lot of obstacles, a lot of adversity, a lot of people who will tell you you're not good enough. I'm here to tell you that you are. Everyone that tells you that you're not is because they didn't accomplish something.


201. If someone is there to believe in you, to care about you and support you, amazing things can happen.


202. “I believe that everyone, regardless of who they are, should do something that is greater than themselves. Whether it’s adoption or helping people who are sick or poor, or whatever. That’s what God put us on this earth to do.” – Tim Tebow


203. “I don’t like to talk hypotheticals. I deal with real-life situations. I treat every day as a blessing.” – Tim Tebow


204. “You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal….Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end it’s a loser’s game, because we never become who God created us to be trying to be like everybody else.”


205. The lows are disappointing but that makes the high much sweeter, that's what drives me.


206. It was huge to read the proverbs of the day every morning, it was huge to read the psalm of the day every morning and to get that in us and get us going before the day even started.


207. “One single great player doesn't make anything for a team; it has to be a team. I think [American] football is the greatest team sport there is because you have to depend on your brother next to you.”


208. Don't worry about what you can't control. Our focus and energy needs to be on the things we CAN control. Attitude, effort, focus- these are the things we can control...


209. “Athletic ability can be taken away like that. It can all end in a heartbeat.” – Tim Tebow


210. “I’m blessed, because of my faith, that I don’t have to worry about the future because I know who holds my future.” -Tim Tebow


211. “On the field I’m trying to play for the glory of God but then also I’m trying to give everything I have and win and compete. And so I think more than just winning or losing, I think He cares about where our hearts are when we’re playing.”


212. “As a competitor and an athlete, you have to believe in yourself. And you have to believe in the people who believe in you.” – Tim Tebow


213. “I’m just thankful for everything, all the blessings in my life, trying to stay that way. I think that’s the best way to start your day and finish your day. It keeps everything in perspective.” – Tim Tebow


214. “My No. 1 focus was on my foundation, the Tim Tebow Foundation, to bring faith, hope and love to those needing a brighter day in the darkest hour of need.”


215. “It’s an emotional, violent game and you have to be ready.”


216. “I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that’s what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.”


217. “When we are willing to let God shape our identity, He will take whatever we have to offer and multiply it in ways and for a purpose that we cannot even begin to imagine.”


218. “I try to choose courage time and time again to believe that God’s got everything under control.”


219. “How many people are not as good as they could be at their job because they don’t love it? They’re not passionate about it. If you don’t like something, why are you doing it?”


220. “Do you approach each day with confidence, knowing that someone's life can be eternally changed because of what you shared with or did for the person?”


221. “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” – Philippians 4:13


222. “You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal…Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end it’s a loser’s game, because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else.”


223. “Martin Luther wrote, “This life is not righteousness, but growth in righteousness. It is not healthy, but healing; not being, but becoming; not rest, but exercise. We are not yet what we shall be, but we are growing toward it. This is not the end, but it is the road.”4”


224. “My passion is kids, more than just kids is underprivileged kids and orphans.”


225. “If I didn’t work as hard as I could, then I think it would be a bit like saying, ‘God, thanks for giving me this ability, but I don’t really care about it. I’m going to do something else, and I’m not going to work quite as hard.’”


226. “Whatever avenue I feel like I can make a difference in, I’d love to do.” – Tim Tebow


227. “It’s OK to be outspoken about your faith.”


228. “Being physically fit helps me think better and feel better. I only have this one body. I want to make the most impact that I can; taking care of my body helps me help others. That’s a big reason why I do it.”


229. “We all know of people who thought they could to it (whatever “it” is) tomorrow. We have all procrastinated on such a way, and often to our personal regret. It happens time and again, putting off things that we convince ourselves might be better, more meaningful, more appropriate for another time. So often that better time either never comes or really isn’t better or more appropriate after all. And then, sadly, the window of opportunity – to do something great – closes.” – Tim Tebow


230. “While it makes you feel good to please people, it makes you feel fulfilled to please God.”


231. “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, for it is the power of God for salvation to everyone who believes, to the Jew first and also to the Greek.” – Romans 1:16


232. “Regardless of whatever I do, I know what my purpose is: to make a difference in people’s lives.” – Tim Tebow


233. “The lows are disappointing but that makes the highs much sweeterThat's what drives you to compete.”


234. “We all know of people who thought they could to it (whatever “it” is) tomorrow. We have all procrastinated on such a way, and often to our personal regret. It happens time and again, putting off things that we convince ourselves might be better, more meaningful, more appropriate for another time. So often that better time either never comes or really isn’t better or more appropriate after all. And then, sadly, the window of opportunity -to do something great- closes.”


235. “It’s OK to be outspoken about your faith.” – Tim Tebow


236. “I’ll give my heart and soul whenever I step on that field and even when I’m on the sidelines. And at the end of the day, that’s really all you can ask of someone.” – Tim Tebow


237. “I don’t really regret much. I know there are things that I’ve done that have been wrong, and wish I could do over again, but I feel it’s all made me who I am today, and I’m very thankful for that.”


238. “If people like me, I will strive to know whose I am. If people don’t like me, I will still strive to know whose I am. If I play football, I will strive to know whose I am. If I never play again, I’ll still strive to know whose I am. Whether I’m praised or criticized, popular or outcast, rich or poor, I will always strive to remember that I belong. That I am loved. That I am a child of God.”


239. “I probably won’t look at it too much because it’s too weird.” – Tebow on his statue at the University of Florida.


240. “Along the way there’s going to be a lot of obstacles, a lot of adversity, a lot of people who will tell you you’re not good enough. I’m here to tell you that you are. Everyone that tells you that you’re not is because they didn’t accomplish something.”


241. “I would love to continue to be someone that is positive but also be someone that is objective,”


242. “If you believe, sometimes unbelievable things are possible.”


243. “Mom used to quote Isaiah 64: about waiting on the Lord. It doesn't mean being complacent. It means understanding that he has a plan, and that we're not the ones in control. In the meantime, we need to strive to use our gifts and abilities fully.”


244. You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal…Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end, it's a loser's game, because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else.


245. “But the more you make the choice to live above your feelings, to trust God instead of what you may feel like doing, the stronger your faith becomes. It’s not about being perfect. We will always been on a journey of growing closer to God.” – Tim Tebow


246. When we are willing to let God shape our identity, He will take whatever we have to offer and multiply it in ways and for a purpose that we cannot even begin to imagine.


247. “Whatever avenue I feel like I can make a difference in, I’d love to do.”


248. “Mom used to quote Isaiah 64: about waiting on the Lord. It doesn’t mean being complacent. It means understanding that he has a plan, and that we’re not the ones in control. In the meantime, we need to strive to use our gifts and abilities fully.”


249. “If I didn't work as hard as I could, then I think it would be a bit like saying, 'God, thanks for giving me this ability, but I don't really care about it. I'm going to do something else, and I'm not going to work quite as hard.”


250. “So much of how we act and what we do is based on humility or pride – that’s everything. And when you can humble yourself, you know, we are more like Christ when we can humble ourselves.”


251. “Don’t be normal. Be an example.” – Tim Tebow


252. “When you want to be the most powerful or the strongest, always choose love over fear. “There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear” (1 John 4:18).”


253. “Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.”


254. “Along the way, there’s going to be a lot of obstacles, a lot of adversity, a lot of people who will tell you you’re not good enough. I’m here to tell you that you are. Everyone that tells you that you’re not is because they didn’t accomplish something.”


255. “And so I look at it as a relationship that I have with him that I want to give him the honor and glory anytime I have the opportunity. And then right after I give him the honor and glory, I always try to give my teammates the honor and glory. And that's how it works because Christ comes first in my life, and then my family, and then my teammates.”


256. “As a competitor and an athlete, you have to believe in the people who believe in you.”


257. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” ― Tim Tebow


258. “There’s always someone out there training for your spot. For my scholarship at the University of Florida, for my job with the Denver Broncos, for my position with the New York Jets. And that’s the reason to get up earlier or stay up later.”


259. I grabbed my mom and I went to the couch and I said, 'Mom I want to ask Jesus to come into my heart.' And I got on my knee and I asked Jesus to come into my heart, forgive me of my sins, and make me a child of God.


260. “But - but the greatest way to witness is by walking that straight and narrow and also realizing that you're going to mess up. That's what grace is for. We're going to fall, but we've got to get back up. And you've got to improve. And that's what I'm all about.”


261. I want to make someone's life better because I'm here. If you have that attitude it will change your day and change your life.


262. “You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal…Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end, it’s a loser’s game because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else.” – Tim Tebow


263. “I want to make someone’s life better because I’m here. If you have that attitude, it will change your day and change your life.” -Tim Tebow.


264. “And while I may get hurt, disappointed, or frustrated […], my foundation doesn’t have to change.”


265. I would love to continue to be someone that is positive but also be someone that is objective.


266. “Success comes in a lot of ways, but it doesn't come with money and it doesn't come with fame. It comes from having a meaning in your life, doing what you love and being passionate


267. “There are several things that keep me grounded and focused…When you can humble yourself to say ”I’m no more important than anyone else. I just have a gift.'”


268. “You never know how the tough times you are going through today will inspire someone else tomorrow.” ― Tim Tebow


269. “He designed us to live in relationship with Him first and foremost, and then with others.”


270. “And so, I look at it as a relationship that I have with him that I want to give him the honor and glory anytime I have the opportunity. And then right after I give him the honor and glory, I always try to give my teammates the honor and glory. And that’s how it works because Christ comes first in my life, and then my family, and then my teammates.” – Tim Tebow


271. You can't lose confidence in yourself, or you've lost already. When you get knocked down, you've got to keep getting back up.


272. “Just keep believing. This is an opportunity where great things can happen and lets be great right now.”


273. “ I grabbed my mom and I went to the couch and I said, ‘Mom I want to ask Jesus to come into my heart.’ And I got on my knee and I asked Jesus to come into my heart, forgive me of my sins, and make me a child of God.”


274. “Do you approach each day with confidence, knowing that someone’s life can be eternally changed because of what you shared with or did for the person?” ― Tim Tebow


275. “When is the last time you did something different? Something beyond your comfort zone?”


276. “We can use what we’ve been given for others. Success in itself isn’t a bad thing. There’s never been a day in my life in which I’ve wanted to lose, whether that’s a game or a deal. But I also know that if I allow success to be used in only a self-fulfilling way, I will lack purpose. Significance, however, is about others, loving and serving people. One of the greatest questions you can ask yourself is, Does my life change other people’s lives for the better? When you’re focused on others—when your priorities are wrapped around the Great Commission, bringing the love of Jesus to hurting people—your life counts for more than a title people will forget or an achievement someone will probably surpass in time. Years ago, I heard it said that one of the greatest tragedies in life is to look back one day and say, “I was successful in things that don’t matter.” I am writing this chapter so that you live today with tomorrow in mind and so that your end goal is not shaped by who the world says you are but rather is anchored in whose you are. I don’t want your end goal to be about praise, promotion, and applause; I want it to be about people, purpose, and passion.”


277. If I've already thought through a situation and have a response prepared ahead of time in the event temptation rears its ugly head, it is that much easier to resist.


278. “I don’t know what my future holds, but I do know who holds my future.” – Tim Tebow


279. “Along the way there’s going to be a lot of obstacles, a lot of adversity, a lot of people who will tell you you’re not good enough. I’m here to tell you that you are.” – Tim Tebow


280. “It’s important to take God’s love personally, though it may not be an easy thing to do. Sure, God loves the world, but he also loves each one of us individually.”


281. “You never know how the tough times you are going through today will inspire someone else tomorrow.”


282. “But the more you make the choice to live above your feelings, to trust God instead of what you may feel like doing, the stronger your faith becomes. It’s not about being perfect. We will always been on a journey of growing closer to God.”


283. “When we are willing to let God shape our identity, He will take whatever we have to offer and multiply it in ways and for a purpose that we cannot even begin to imagine.” – Tim Tebow


284. “As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.”


285. “If I didn’t work as hard as I could, then I think it would be a bit like saying, ‘God, thanks for giving me this ability, but I don’t really care about it. I’m going to do something else, and I’m not going to work quite as hard.’” – Tim Tebow


286. “Being physically fit helps me think better and feel better. I only have this one body. I want to make the most impact that I can; taking care of my body helps me help others. That’s a big reason why I do it.” – Tim Tebow


287. “I’ll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger.”


288. “I’ll practice as good as I can, but I know that I play even better, with the qualities I have – leadership, my ability to make something happen in games, winning.” – Tim Tebow


289. “I rely on a lot of green drinks to get my vegetables.”


290. “I’m not perfect. I’m never going to be. And that’s the great thing about living the Christian life and trying to live by faith, is you’re trying to get better every day. You’re trying to improve.” – Tim Tebow


291. “Success comes in a lot of ways, but it doesn’t come with money and it doesn’t come with fame. It comes from having a meaning in your life, doing what you love and being passionate about what you do. That’s having a life of success.”


292. “I’ll always use the negativity as more motivation to work even harder and become even stronger.” – Tim Tebow


293. “I’m going to love wherever I go. I’m going to prove those people wrong (who didn’t draft me)…I can’t wait to face you.”


294. “You just try to be nice to everybody and treat them all the same. Treat them how you would want to be treated.”


295. “I guess, first and foremost, I’d like to thank my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.”


296. “Tell someone how much you appreciate him or her.”


297. “Success comes in a lot of ways, but it doesn’t come with money and it doesn’t come with fame. It comes from having meaning in your life, doing what you love and being passionate about what you do. That’s having a life of success.” – Tim Tebow


298. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life.” – John 3:16


299. “He worked harder than any coach to recruit me…I bought into him…That’s why I went to Florida. I believed in the man Urban Meyer.”


300. “If you do base your life on how many touchdowns you score, how many championships you win, then when you have a setback, then when you have an injury, you’re not playing, or something goes wrong, your self-worth goes down.” – Tim Tebow


301. “Sometimes we just need, even for a minute, to stop. Step outside of ourselves. Pay attention to the world around us. And do something, no matter how small, to lighten someone’s load. It’s about perspective.” – Tim Tebow


302. “You can't lose confidence in yourself, or you've lost already. When you get knocked down, you've got to keep getting back up.”


303. “Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.” – Colossians 3:23


304. “On the field, I’m trying to play for the glory of God but then also I’m trying to give everything I have and win and compete. And so I think more than just winning or losing, I think He cares about where our hearts are when we’re playing.” – Tim Tebow


305. “I really try to enjoy life and have joy with what I do.”


306. I'm not perfect. And who knows how many times I've fallen short. We all fall short. That's the amazing thing about the grace of God.


307. “Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.” – Ephesian 4:32


308. “What we do in life echoes in eternity.”


309. “It’s OK to lose but we got hit in the mouth and didn’t answer.”


310. “The lows are disappointing but that makes the highs much sweeter…That’s what drives you to compete.”


311. “I can’t control the naysayers. I can control my attitude and work ethic and determination and that’s what I’m focused on now.” ― Tim Tebow


312. “Hard truth can sting, but it’s better to deal with a bruised ego than a lifetime of regret.” ― Tim Tebow


313. “One single great player doesn’t make anything for a team; it has to be a team. I think [American] football is the greatest team sport there is because you have to depend on your brother next to you.” – Tim Tebow


314. “I have so many things to work on, and so many ways that I fail. But that's what grace is all about. and I constantly wake up every morning trying to get better, trying to improve, trying to walk closer to God.”


315. “The lows are disappointing but that makes the highs much sweeterThat’s what drives you to compete.”


316. “You and I were created by God to be so much more than normal…Following the crowd is not a winning approach to life. In the end it’s a loser’s game, because we never become who God created us to be by trying to be like everybody else.”


317. “Helping raise money for kids – there’s nothing better than that.”


318. “When I meet somebody I want to leave a better impression than when I got there.” – Tim Tebow


319. “We were created by Love, in love, and for love.” – Tim Tebow


320. “And so I look at it as a relationship that I have with Him that I want to give Him the honor and glory anytime I have the opportunity. And then right after I give Him the honor and glory, I always try to give my teammates the honor and glory. And that’s how it works because Christ comes first in my life, and then my family, and then my teammates.”


321. “I pray to start my day and finish it in prayer.”


322. We were created by Love, in love, and for love.


323. Whatever avenue I feel like I can make a difference in, I'd love to do.

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