23 Tom Brady Quotes To Make You Think Like A Winner

Arguably the greatest NFL Quarterback ever, Tom Brady (read his story) is a leading man and he shows no sign of stopping, let alone slowing down. With 4 Superbowl rings and a long list of other shattered records along the way, Brady is the ultimate football player standing alone at the top spot.

His story is one of legend, and adversity had always been circulating around him until he conquered and overcame it. He declined an MLB baseball contract to play college football as a 7th string Quarterback but struggled to earn a real spot. Brady even got psychological help during these rough years. He would eventually get drafted after barely making the cut and made it to the Patriots where they were full of good QB’s. Eventually, with injuries and some fate, Tom Brady got his time to shine and the rest has been history ever since.  So, here then, are the 23 Tom Brady motivational quotes that serve as guidance to live a life of victory! These Tom Brady quotes and comments provide insight on self worth, leadership, inner confidence and most importantly the winning mindset…


Quote #1.) Trust that the dots will connect:

“You have to believe in your process. You have to believe in the things that you are doing to help the team win. I think you have to take the good with the bad.”

Quote #2.) The power of choice:

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“Too often in life, something happens and we blame other people for us not being happy or satisfied or fulfilled. So the point is, we all have choices, and we make the choice to accept people or situations or to not accept situations.”

Quote #3.) Take ownership:

“Things don’t correct themselves, you’ve got to go out there and work hard to correct them”

Quote #4.) Self worth and belief is essential:

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“If you don’t believe in yourself, why is anyone else going to believe in you.”

Quote #5.) Mind over matter:

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“Every quarterback can throw a ball; every running back can run; every receiver is fast; but that mental toughness that you talk about translates into competitiveness.”

Quote #6.) Be very ambitious:

“I am not a person that’s self satisfied just being out there. I want to go out there and play great.”

Quote #7.) Take responsibility for your life:

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“We all have experiences in our lives that change us, and we all learn from people, like my dad, but at the end of the day, it’s only us. And we’re only responsible to make ourselves happy.”

Quote #8.) Teamwork:

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“My job is to play quarterback, and I’m going to do that the best way I know how, because I owe that to my teammates regardless of who is out there on the field with me.”

Quote #9.) Competitive mindset:

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“I think that at the start of a game, you’re always playing to win, and then maybe if you’re ahead late in the game, you start playing not to lose. The true competitors, though, are the ones who always play to win.”

Quote #10.) Work ethic:

“I always try to do as much as I can do. I’m never a person that does not enough, because I’d regret not doing enough and think I probably could have done more. I probably go too far and have to reel myself back in, which works in some things, and other things it doesn’t work.”

Quote #11.) Manage your tasks effectively:

Tom Brady takes the snap during Super Bowl XXXIX. Brady threw for 219 yards to give the Patriots their third Super Bowl victory in four years. II Marine Expeditionary Force Marines were able to attend using tickets from the Cleveland Browns’ Hats Off to Heroes program.

“Mentally, the only players who survive in the pros are the ones able to manage all their responsibilities.”

Quote #12.) Be calm:

“I think it’s a feeling like I’ve got it all figured out. There’s nothing that can shock me anymore. There’s nothing I haven’t anticipated; so at that point, there is a calmness.”

Quote #13.) Confidence in what you do:

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“When I’m out on the football field, I have so much confidence in what I’m doing.”

Quote #14.) Hustle harder than anyone:

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“One thing I learned in college is that the coach decides who plays, and when he says to go in there, you play your butt off.”

Quote #15.) Learn from the losses:

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“You never get over losses. I’ve never gotten over one loss I’ve had in my career. They always stick with me.”

Quote #16.) Opportunistic:

“A lot of people don’t believe in you. Its obvious by now, six other quarterbacks taken and 198 other picks. And I always thought ‘you know what, once I get my shot, I’m gonna be ready. I’m gonna really take advantage of that.”

Quote #17.) Attitude over talent:

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“A lot of times I find that people who are blessed with the most talent don’t ever develop that attitude, and the ones who aren’t blessed in that way are the most competitive and have the biggest heart.”

Quote #18.) Mastery from mistakes:

“I have a memory, and I can just eliminate mistakes when they come up because I’ve already made them.”

Quote #19.) Football is all mental:

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“To me, football is so much about mental toughness, it’s digging deep, it’s doing whatever you need to do to help a team win and that comes in a lot of shapes and forms.”

Quote #20.) Wear your scars on your sleeve:

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“It’s never come easy for me. I don’t think my mind allows me to rest ever. I have, I think, a chip on my shoulder, and some deep scars that I don’t think were healed.”

Quote #21.) Actions are loudest:

“I’m not a person who defends myself very often. I kind of let my actions speak for me.”

Quote #22.) Train your mind and body to be limitless:

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“You Push your body to the limits, but you have to train your body to deal with the limits.”

Quote #23.) Obsessed with winning:

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“I’m a pretty good winner. I’m a terrible loser. And I rub it in pretty good when I win.”

Bonus Tom Brady Quote #24.) Live in the moment:

“I don’t care about three years ago. I don’t care about two years ago. I don’t care about last year. the only thing I care about is this week.”



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