Jeremy Lin Quotes

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In many ways, the longer I live, I understand that there are so many things outside my control. That’s why I believe faith is such a big part of the story. There are so many things that were orchestrated by God, that were put into place to make this perfect storm, that created Linsanity.

-Jeremy Lin

I’m going to be honest, playing in D-League games is tough.

-Jeremy Lin

Sometimes you come up against a mountain and you end up making the mountain seem bigger than God.

-Jeremy Lin

I have worked out with the Thunder, Lakers, Knicks, Grizzlies, Spurs, and a few others before the draft. I have worked out primarily against shorter and supposedly faster players in these workouts.

-Jeremy Lin

It seems like everybody’s perception of me is very bipolar. To one group, it’s overpaid, overrated; to another group, it’s underpaid, underrated, underdog. It’s funny to me because there’s no real balance.

-Jeremy Lin

My best career decision was probably not giving up when I wanted to. God as well as my family and friends were there for me during my toughest times.

-Jeremy Lin

I would be a pastor. It is something I think about doing when my playing days are over.

-Jeremy Lin

I struggle with pride every day, but the one thing that I try to remind myself everyday is that I’m still a sinner no matter how many points/assists/win I get on the court.

-Jeremy Lin

I’m not playing for other people; if I start thinking in those terms I would put too much pressure on myself. I play basketball because that is what I love to do.

-Jeremy Lin

I agreed to film after my rookie year in Golden State. I was more used to cameras and felt that my journey to the NBA was a story worth sharing. Little did we know how much bigger the platform and documentary would become after Linsanity.

-Jeremy Lin

When you think about your relationship with Christ, it really just affects every aspect of your life. I think a lot of people try to segment off, like, ‘This is church, so this is God, this is my daily life, this is my job,’ but I think true faith is when it manifests itself in every single aspect of your life.

-Jeremy Lin

People are moved by my story, but they’re only moved by my story because of what I do on the court.

-Jeremy Lin

I get scared of a lot of attention. I get scared of the spotlight; and I’m not talking about on the basketball court.

-Jeremy Lin

 

 

I want to be a representative and be a role model for the Asian American community.

-Jeremy Lin

I’m not playing for other people; if I start thinking in those terms I would put too much pressure on myself. I play basketball because that is what I love to do.

-Jeremy Lin

When I’m on the court, I try to play with all my emotion and heart.

-Jeremy Lin

Everyone looks me and says, ‘I’m not going to let that Asian kid embarrass me. I’m going to go at him.’ That’s how it’s been my whole life.

-Jeremy Lin

My dad was the one who really loved basketball, and he was the one that put the basketball in my hands, and my mom was ‘Team Mom’ of all my teams. I used to play for three or four teams at once and she would just spend her entire afternoon driving me from practice to practice to practice.

-Jeremy Lin

I’m not playing to prove anything to anybody.

-Jeremy Lin

I love my family, I love my relatives. One special request I have is for the media back in Taiwan to kind of give them their space because they can’t even go to work without being bombarded and people following them.

-Jeremy Lin

It’s not that much about who starts; I think it’s more about who finishes and how you play with the time you’re given.

-Jeremy Lin

The first time I went to Taiwan, there were cameras, paparazzi, TV stations outside my hotel twenty-four hours a day nonstop.

-Jeremy Lin

I think I’ve always been a player who’s done better in the second half, who’s done better in the fourth quarter. That’s the fun time to play, when everything you’ve worked for the whole game boils down to those last few possessions.

-Jeremy Lin

I was shocked cause I didn’t even know that they made my jersey. I didn’t know that they made it so fast, so when I saw it I was like, I had to look three times and I was like, ‘Did they customize that?’ And then I saw a couple of other ones and I was like, ok, they must’ve made them overnight or something.

-Jeremy Lin

It seem like these days I’m the best ever or the worst ever; It’s probably somewhere in between. 

-Jeremy Lin

I won’t let any of my friends become a fan. To me, you’re either a friend or you’re a fan. That doesn’t mean my friends can’t support me, because they all do, but they can’t treat me differently than they would treat someone else. None of my friends are in awe of me.

-Jeremy Lin

Many people have said it’s messed up to dunk on my mom. All I have to say is, she was in the paint.

-Jeremy Lin

I was playing garbage minutes the first two to three weeks. There was definitely a little bit of ‘what’s going on?’ in my prayers.

-Jeremy Lin

 

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