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On November 3, 1987, Colin Rand Kaepernick was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

He is a renowned football quarterback and civil rights activist, best known as a former player of the San Francisco 49ers. In addition, Kaepernick was named the WAC Offensive Player of the Year twice in 2008 and 2010.

The famous football quarterback played his last game on January 1, 2017, against the Seattle Seahawks. The 49ers lost the game and subsequently released Kaepernick. Since then, he has been a free agent.

Even though Kaepernick has not appeared in an NFL game for a long time, it is possible, that he will make an NFL comeback in the future.

Famous Colin Kaepernick Quotes

Colin Kaepernick is considered to be one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of time. Here are some of Kaepernick's most famous quotes that will make your day.

"If you work hard and perform well, it doesn’t matter whether you’re 20 or 40. People are going to follow, and you can go in there and run the show."

"Going out on the field frantic isn’t going to help you score points. You have to try to lead your team."

- January 20, 2013, blogs.mercurynews.com, Tim Kawakami.

"People sometimes forget that love is at the root of our resistance."

“I’ll never take the easy way out.”

"It’s important for people to know that I’m still focused on football… I’m handling my business to get ready for the next season."

"You’re always going to be mad about a bad play."

"With or without the NFL’s platform, I will continue to work for the people because my platform is the people."

"Will Smith is a funny person, a very likable person, but at the same time he can be serious and really handle his business. I’ll stay away from talking about his rapping abilities, though."

"Most people don’t want to change. They’re comfortable and set in their ways. But in order to change, you have to be able to agitate people at times. And I think that’s something that’s very necessary for us to improve as a country."

"Camp Taylor is a foundation that I’m connected with right now, and anything I can do to help them and help those kids is something I want to do."

"God has brought me this far. He has laid out a phenomenal path for me. And I can't do anything but thank him."

"How can you stand for the national anthem of a nation that preaches and propagates freedom and justice for all, that’s so unjust to the people living there."

"There are a lot of other parts on this team that do great things to make it easy for me to go out there."

"I can’t look in the mirror and see other people dying in the street that should have the same opportunities that I’ve had and say I can live with myself because I can’t if I just watch."

"As I got older my identity developed and my place in society and my understanding of that developed."

"If intimidation is your game plan, I hope you have a better one."

Colin Kaepernick Inspirational Quotes

(Read some of the best quotes by the American football player Colin Kaepernick.)

This section features some of Kaepernick's best inspirational quotes that will brighten your mood.

"If you’re going to do something, do it to be the best."

"For me, I don’t really see a lot of the things I do as what I do, I see that as what our team does. It just happens to be that I’m the quarterback in those situations."

"I just want to improve game to game and try to get better."

"If you work hard and perform well, it doesn’t matter whether you’re 20 or 40. People are going to follow, and you can go in there and run the show."

"Being an NFL quarterback there’s a lot of advantages that come with it. There are a lot of doors that open when you’re a quarterback but at the same time, there’s a lot of scrutiny. There are a lot of things you can’t do as well."

"Score a touchdown, kiss your tattoo. Kaepernicking!"

"You have to train hard and be strong while staying flexible and limber, so I’m trying to find that balance."

"Pressure comes from a lack of preparation."

- February 18, 2013, www.sfgate.com, Eric Branch.

"You’re going to hurt, yes. You’re going to have tweaks and problems. But you’re a football player; you can play through those."

Thought-Provoking Colin Kaepernick Quotes

Here are some brilliant, thought-provoking quotes from Colin Kaepernick that will make you think differently about everything.

"Sometimes, when things are going really well, I feel like I’ve already seen things – it’s the flashback feeling in a good way. Like I’m watching a rerun because I’ve studied this defense and know what comes next."

"We have a presidential candidate who has deleted emails and done things illegally and is a presidential candidate. That doesn’t make sense to me because if that was any other person you’d be in prison."

"At the end of the day, if something happens, that’s only proving my point."

"We have to unite. We have to unify and make a change."

- August 28, 2016, www.ninerswire.usatoday.com, Chris Biderman.

"Seeking the truth, finding the truth, telling the truth, and living the truth has been and will always be what guides my actions."

"You have to take care of the ball to win football games."

Colin Kaepernick Quotes On Justice

Besides being a famous football player, Kaepernick is also a renowned civil rights activist. This section features some of Kaepernick's best quotes on justice.

"I have great respect for people’s right to believe what they want to believe. And I don’t think anybody should be prosecuted or judged based on what their beliefs are."

"There’s people being murdered unjustly and not being held accountable. People are being given paid leave for killing people. That’s not right. That’s not right by anyone’s standards."

- August 28, 2016, www.ninerswire.usatoday.com, Chris Biderman.

"There are things that have gone on in the USA for years and years and have never been addressed, and they need to be."

"People are dying in vain because this country isn’t holding their end of the bargain up as far as, you know, giving freedom and justice and liberty to everybody."

- August 28, 2016, www.ninerswire.usatoday.com, Chris Biderman.

"For as long as I have a beating heart, I’ll continue to walk on this path on behalf of the people."

"We have a lot of people that are oppressed. We have a lot of people that aren’t treated equally, aren’t given equal opportunities. Police brutality is a huge thing that needs to be addressed."

"I say this as a person who receives credit for using my platform to protest systemic oppression, racialized injustice, and the dire consequences of anti-blackness in America,"

"A lot of them have families to feed, and I think it’s a tragic situation where players aren’t comfortable speaking what’s on their mind or what’s right because they’re afraid of consequences that come along with it. That’s not an ideal environment for anybody."

"There is a lot that needs to change, one specifically is police brutality."

"Racialized oppression and dehumanization are evolving into the very fabric of our nation."

"This is for people that don’t have the voice, and this is for people that are being oppressed and need to have equal opportunities to be successful."

- August 28, 2016, www.ninerswire.usatoday.com, Chris Biderman.

"I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color."

"People don’t realize what’s really going on in this country. There are a lot of things that are going on that are unjust. People aren’t being held accountable for. And that’s something that needs to change. That’s something that this country stands for freedom, liberty, and justice for all."

- August 28, 2016, www.ninerswire.usatoday.com, Chris Biderman.

"And if we reach common ground and can understand what everybody is going through, we can really affect change and make sure that everybody is treated equally and has the same freedoms."

"I have great respect for men and women who fought for this country. I have family, I have friends that have gone to fight for this country. And they fight for freedom, they fight for liberty and justice, for everyone."





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