36 Memorable Quotes By O. J. Simpson
Former American Football Player
Despite his stellar career as an American football running back, O. J. Simpson will be mostly remembered for being the defendant in the “trial of the century”. Accused of murdering his former wife Nicole Brown Simpson, and her boyfriend, Ron Goldman, he vehemently denied any wrongdoing and was acquitted of the charges. However, he ultimately spent nine years in prison for armed robbery and kidnapping. Since his release, he has been very vocal on various issues on social media. He had turbulent relationships with both his parents and does not remember the dates of their deaths. Following his retirement from football, he became an actor and broadcaster. Here are some memorable quotes by O. J. Simpson on God, life, belief, fight, respect, crime and death.
You don`t get mood swings from eating cornflakes Everybody's got whatever problems they have. I refuse to let somebody's mistaken beliefs affect my life. Women are my biggest defenders. It's that bad-boy syndrome. Now girls chase me. What do you mean you have my children at the police station? Why are my kids at the police station? Thinking ... is what gets you caught from behind. There is no principle involved in my holdout. Only money. There is no prayer so blessed as the prayer which asks for nothing. The only thing that endures is character. Fame and wealth-all that is illusion. All that endures is character. The day you take complete responsibility for yourself, the day you stop making any excuses, that's the day you start to the top. Nicole will come up in conversations where it's in a part of the conversation. Or we may be somewhere and I would tell some story about their mother and I. You know, we always honor her birthday. NFL owners should quit worrying about silly things like players celebrating in the end zone. They should give them something to really celebrate. Get rid of the artificial surfaces. My NFL pension can barely pay my son's tuition. You know, it's very little money. Money takes wings. The only thing that endures is character. Life's been good to me. Why am I so lonely and bored? I used to wonder why so many rich men commit suicide. I no longer wonder. Life was good to me. I had a great wife, good kids, money, my own health -- and I'm lonely and bored. In America you get as much justice as you can afford. If there wasn't no fight, there wasn't no weekend. I've been very clear. I won. I didn't commit the crime. I've - all my life with Nicole [Brown], no matter what was going on, I handled it without being physical with her. I'm enjoying the money, the big house, the cars; what ghetto kid wouldn't? I'm absolutely, 100 percent, not guilty. I think I've been a great citizen. I tend to watch a little TV... Court TV, once in a while. Some of the cases I get interested in. I really have reached a point where I can write a book about all of this. I have always wanted to be liked and respected. I had one fight in my adult life. I had the famous '89 fight with Nicole, which she admits that she initiated the physical part. I feel that my advances in the business world will shatter a lot of white myths about black athletes-and give some pride and hope to a lot of young blacks. I don't understand what I did wrong except live a life that everyone is jealous of. I don't know how often I can discuss one incident in my entire life, but I'll continue to do that.
I didn't beat her. I just pushed her out of bed.
I did not have anything to do with these murders. Ever.
I could not tell you the date of my mother's death. I could not tell you the date of my dad's death. These are not dates that I find significant.
I consider myself a relatively moral guy
I bleed all the time. I play golf and stuff, so there's always something, nicks and stuff, here and there.
I am actually for the first time looking forward to a litigation. Fear of losing is what makes competitors so great. Show me a gracious loser and I'll show you a permanent loser.