Motivational Gordie Howe Quotes For Success In Life

Gordon Howe OC was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. From 1946 to 1980, he played twenty-six seasons in the National Hockey League and six seasons in the World Hockey Association; his first 25 seasons were spent with the Detroit Red Wings. These Gordie Howe quotes will motivate you to achieve success.

Best Gordie Howe Quotes

  1. “I always tell kids, you have two eyes and one mouth. Keep two open and one closed. You never learn anything if you’re the one talking.” ~ Gordie Howe
  2. “All hockey players are bilingual. They know English and profanity.” ~ Gordie Howe
  3. “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.” ~ Gordie Howe
  4. “My philosophy is never start talking about ‘if,’ ‘and,’ ‘but’ or the past, because 90 percent of what follows will be negative.” ~ Gordie Howe
  5. “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.” ~ Gordie Howe
  6. “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.” ~ Gordie Howe
  7. “You can always get someone to do your thinking for you.” ~ Gordie Howe

  8. “To me, hockey was always tremendous fun. That’s what kept me going for so long. I simply love to play hockey.” ~ Gordie Howe, Gordie Howe quotes on hockey
  9. “Everybody whose anybody in hockey has played in Hershey.” ~ Gordie Howe
  10. “The first time I met Wayne Gretzky… he never said anything back.” ~ Gordie Howe
  11. “People say I’m henpecked. Well, let them say it.” ~ Gordie Howe
  12. “Rocket had that mean look on, every game we played. He was 100 percent hockey. He could hate with the best of them.” ~ Gordie Howe
  13. “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.” ~ Gordie Howe
  14. “The kid looks good in his first game.” ~ Gordie Howe

  15. “Overall I can fairly safely say Bobby Orr impressed me more than anybody with his tremendous talents. In Bobby’s first N.H.L. game he layed the lumber to Gordie’s head. Later Howe retaliated and wanted to let the kid know he wasn’t washed up yet.” ~ Gordie Howe
  16. “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.” ~ Gordie Howe

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