Brett Favre, American Athlete ( October 10, 1969 - )

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I think every player should think that he's a difference maker.~Brett Favre

Think Should Difference

There are those people who are in your corner no matter what, you can't do any wrong, even when you do wrong. And then there are those people that no matter what you do they are going to dislike you and that's not going to change.~Brett Favre

Change People You

Injuries obviously change the way you approach the game.~Brett Favre

Change Game Injuries

Because after my first year I had a lot of success, took everybody by storm, came back the next year thought it was easy and didn't have near the season I had the previous year. It was kind of a wake-up call. And so, life goes on.~Brett Favre

Life Success Storm

And having a strong family, you know we've lost some members of our family and had some setbacks, but I think a good family and kids all those things I thought at one time... you got to be kidding me... Those things are so important they enable you to go on.~Brett Favre

Family Time Good

Life deals you a lot lessons, some people learn from it, some people don't.~Brett Favre

Life People Learn

Sometimes you get caught up in what's going on around you. The reality is that you are just a regular person. At some point, the career will be over, the bright lights turn off. That can come back to haunt you if you're not just a regular guy.~Brett Favre

Reality Career You

In my situation, unlike some players who retire because they have no choice - either teams don't want them or injuries have caused them to retire, and they just can't do it - for me, I really had never thought I would give out mentally before I gave out physically, but I think that was the case.~Brett Favre

Choice Me Injuries

I think my stubbornness, hardheadedness and stupidity is what has allowed me to play for 20 years.~Brett Favre

Stupidity Me Play

Every game I've ever played, regardless if it was pre-season or Super Bowl, meant the same to me, and I laid it all on the line.~Brett Favre

Game Me Same

It's been six years since I have had a drink and I have two girls, and my priorities are a lot different now and I just can't believe I was that guy. And I would not go back, I would not trade the way I am now for anything.~Brett Favre

I Am Believe Priorities

It's been a wonderful career, I couldn't ask for anything more.~Brett Favre

Career Wonderful Ask

I'm thankful for all the things that this job has given me and my family. But probably the thing that I am most proud of throughout my career is that, not only myself, but my family and the people around me have just been regular people, which we are.~Brett Favre

Family Myself Thankful

I know it's not a one man team win or lose.~Brett Favre

Team Man Win Or Lose

Wisconsin's a special place.~Brett Favre

Special Place Wisconsin

If I can change than anyone can change. I promise you that.~Brett Favre

Change You I Can

I've seen a lot of people jump on and off my bandwagon.~Brett Favre

People Jump Seen

You're never guaranteed about next year. People ask what you think of next season, you have to seize the opportunities when they're in front of you.~Brett Favre

People Opportunities You

But when you lose a family member or something tragic happens, that stays with you forever. You never get over it. Knowing that you have to deal with that for the rest of your life... Football is important, but not as important as you once thought it was.~Brett Favre

Life Family Football

I consider adversity being good sometimes, you know.~Brett Favre

Good Adversity You

I consider myself more of a loner now and I think when you get older, especially in this game, and just talking with other players who have come and gone, I see what they were saying when I was a young guy in the locker room.~Brett Favre

Myself Game Young

I, most talented players don't always succeed. Some don't even make the team. It's more what's inside.~Brett Favre

Team Succeed Most

Initially, I know that I handled it worse than she did and I think partly because I've always been... every bit of adversity I've faced up until the last year and a half is adversity I brought upon myself - or the opposing teams have given me.~Brett Favre

Myself Adversity Me

Obviously talent gets you to a certain point, but it's what you do with it, how you handle.~Brett Favre

Talent You Point

The party now is having my kids laugh and my wife laugh and my teammates. I want them to see me have fun and put it in a different way.~Brett Favre

Wife Fun Me