Gordie Howe Best Quotes

Gordon “Gordie” Howe, OC is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. From 1946 to 1980, Howe played twenty-six seasons in the National Hockey League and six seasons in the World Hockey Association; … Enjoy Gordie Howe’s best quotes below.

“All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.”
“You find that you have peace of mind and can enjoy yourself, get more sleep, and rest when you know that it was a one hundred percent effort that you gave – win or lose.”
“You’ve got to love what you’re doing. If you love it, you can overcome any handicap or the soreness or all the aches and pains, and continue to play for a long, long time.”
“My philosophy is never start talking about ‘if,’ ‘and,’ ‘but’ or the past, because 90 percent of what follows will be negative.”
“American professional athletes are bilingual; they speak English and profanity.”
“There’s always something in the game you wish you would have done different. That’s why players improve, because they learn from what they did before. They might have been guessing before, but now they know.”
“My mother and dad played the fiddle and the guitar.”
“I helped put in a rink in Cadillac, Michigan, when my wife was very healthy. She helped them put it in and the rink is going full-bore the last time I was there.”
“If Colleen Howe had been a hockey player, she would have been a centremen. I can see her as a centreman because you can do what you want and go wherever you want to go.”
“People say I’m henpecked. Well, let them say it.”
“The first time I met Wayne Gretzky… he never said anything back.”

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