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    I have no problem with my hips - I can still do the things that I used to do. I can run, I'm just not the fastest person on the field anymore.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: people  problem 
     
    I grew up in a tough neighborhood where a lot of kids were older than me. The older kids decided to pick me on me starting when I was about 6 and it didn't take me long to take a stand for myself.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: kids 
     
    I am my own person. What I'm doing, I'm happy with it. I'm doing what I want to.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: people 
     
    So, baseball is probably more physical of the two mentally.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: baseball 
     
    But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field - to enhance their physical appearance.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: people  age 
     
    Don't sell yourself short because without that you can't go far in life because after sports the only thing you know is sports and you can't do anything else with that.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: sell 
     
    I have been a fan all my life, but now I have been out of football for over 10 years, and out of baseball for a little over six years and I don't go to games.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: games  football  baseball  year 
     
    My workout was running down fly balls, stealing a base, or running for my life on the football field.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: running  football 
     
    Just let me do what I'm doing, and then when all of this is up, then you can say how my career was. Don't try to sum up my career in one or two seasons. Let me finish it first.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: career 
     
    I am a firm believer in if you can't get it the old fashioned way, you don't need it.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: believer 
     
    By doing that and being very competitive, the grown-ups started telling me even back before I started playing organized ball that I was too physical and too advanced for the kids my own age.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: age  kids 
     
    Don't put off until tomorrow the loving words you can say today.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: loving  tomorrow 
     
    I taught myself how to pole vault in one day. The next day I entered a meet to pole vault and won it all for the state of Alabama.
    — Bo Jackson
    I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football, baseball, track, or basketball will - that's just the bottom line.
    — Bo Jackson
    Baseball and football are very different games. In a way, both of them are easy. Football is easy if you're crazy as hell. Baseball is easy if you've got patience. They'd both be easier for me if I were a little more crazy - and a little more patient.
    — Bo Jackson
    I guarantee you that's what Jeff Gordon does. He uses everything the fans throw at him to stoke his fire and it drives him to be better at what he does.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: fire 
     
    The only people I know getting in high places by running their mouth are politicians.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: people  running 
     
    I would say my greatest achievement in life right now - my greatest achievement period is - and I'm still trying to achieve it - is to be a wonderful father to my kids.
    — Bo Jackson
    Don't run too fast through life. You only have one.
    — Bo Jackson
    It's all about the attitude, gut, heart and determination to go out and give 120% every time to try and help the team win.
    — Bo Jackson
    Set your goals high, and don't stop till you get there.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: goal 
     
    Don't plan to repent at the 11th hour - you may die at 10:30.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: die 
     
    I've taken up golf in the past five or six years, and most of the time there aren't too many people out there that can drive a ball further than I can.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: time  people  past  golf  year 
     
    I always wanted to be a pilot.
    — Bo Jackson
    Growing up as a kid, the back of my house faced a little community airport about four or five miles from my house.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: community  kids 
     
    Whenever I wasn't watching the planes, I was playing community baseball, football, or something like that.
    — Bo Jackson
    I love going out and doing new things.
    — Bo Jackson
    I have always been an avid bike rider. Even before I became an avid bike rider, I was an avid bike stealer when I was a kid. I am very educated on bikes.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: kids 
     
    My sophomore year I placed 2nd, and my junior and senior year - I got smart and piled up enough points between myself and second place where I didn't have to run the mile.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: smart  year 
     
    I was always an Alabama fan growing up, but when the Alabama recruiter told me I would probably not be able to play until the end of my sophomore year, or the beginning of my junior year.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: year 
     
    If you have four years to complete your college education, do it.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: education  college  year 
     
    In baseball, I was a pitcher, which I hated because there was no action there.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: action  baseball 
     
    My favorite driver is always either the bad guy or the underdog.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: bad 
     
    I've always played with kids that were five, six, seven years older than me.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: kids  year 
     
    Back before I injured my hip, I thought going to the gym was for wimps.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: thoughts 
     
    I was the type of guy that used to get up in the morning and go out and just out run everybody on the field without stretching or warming up or anything.
    — Bo Jackson
    When I was a kid, everybody in the neighborhood picked me to be the one in jail or be in the cemetery by the time I was 20.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: time  kids 
     
    The way strength and conditioning has helped me now is that I make it a point to go to the gym everyday if I can.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: strength 
     
    But now, I get up every morning and go to the gym because I don't like waking up stiff or in pain and wondering if my hip is going to hurt me.
    — Bo Jackson
    tags: pain  hurt 
     
    It is better to give a lick than receive one.
    — Bo Jackson
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