Thursday Night Football
written by: Forrest Whitaker
How many people in this room – Have ever had one of those days – When everything just…
Starts out wrong – Wrong side of the bed – Wrong side of the pillow – Whatever!
Put your hands up! What is your answer?
That’s what I thought! Every one of you!
Now when the world pulls that game with me? I’m gonna tell you what I do…
I savour it!
Now let me tell you why – Because you aren’t going anywhere – Any time soon – Without a struggle – Without a fight! Without people doubting you! Questioning you! Trying to keep you down!
Too many of you don’t realize that – But what’s the point of succeeding – If succeeding is easy?
I never got that!
Never understood people Who wished they were born rich – Never understood athletes Who just wanted to join the best teams…
Build you own business!
Start your own dynasty!
A good start to a day is easy…
I want no part of easy!
I want the struggle! I want the fight! I want the pain!
And then I want – The best – Feeling – Of all!
The feeling – That the world – Did everything it could – To beat – Me!
But I won!
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