"Sometimes success will get in the way of maturity - at least temporarily."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Ricky Williams on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Ricky Williams on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Ricky Williams on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Ricky Williams on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Ricky Williams on Winston Churchill
"The NFL has been an amazing page in this chapter of my life. I pray that all successive adventures offer me the same potential for growth, success and most importantly fun."
"To talk about balance, it's easier to talk about what's out of balance. And I think anytime that you have any disease, and disease meaning lack of ease, lack of flow... dis-ease. So any time there's disease, you're out of balance, whether it's jealousy, anger, greed, anxiety, fear."
"I don't think people change. I think they definitely mature. But I think the essence of what I am today is the same as when I was five years old. It's just maturity. I've become a healthier, fuller expression of that essence."
"When you make that crossover from life to real life, when you're not treated as a child anymore but as a man, and you are no longer given the benefit of the doubt, it takes some courage to face that."
"I think I have a tendency to look at things subjectively rather than objectively when I reflect on my experience."