A Few Choice Words

In honor of Ricky Williams' return to football I have scoured the internet for some of the more choice quotes from this self proclaimed healer. Enjoy.

  • "I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use."

  • "I just don't want to be in this business anymore. I was never strong enough to not play football, but I'm strong enough now. I've considered everything about this. Everyone has thrown every possible scenario at me about why I shouldn't do this, but they're in denial. I'm happy with my decision. I'm finally free. I can't remember ever being this happy." - Ricky after he retired from football.

  • "My passion for football will never go away. My coming back is more about a passion for life." -Ricky after he unretired and returned to the NFL
  • ~"I loved playing football, but the reasons I loved football were just to feed my ego. And any time you feed your ego, it's a one-way street. There were so many things I had to deal with that erased the positives I got from playing the game that it wasn't worth it. It's like eating a Big Mac and drinking a Diet Coke."
  • ~"I definitely have come out of my shell a lot more. When you question who you are, you can't be proud of who you are. Now that I'm trying to peel off those layers and really understand who I am, I don't have anything to be shy about."

  • "As human beings we have a tendency when we like something to tie it up and make sure it's there for a long time. I've been working on being able to let things go. I don't think I ever want to buy property again."

  • ''Why? Why? I don't know. I don't know. I mean, to answer that question, to go into the answer of that question, I've been away doing my own thing, studying a lot of alternative theories about life. " - Ricky when asked why he came back

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