03 December 2012

Brady Quinn on the Jovan Belcher tragedy

I came across this quote from KC Chiefs (and former Notre Dame) quarterback Brady Quinn following the tragic murder-suicide of Jovan Belcher and wanted to share it...
“The one thing people can hopefully try to take away, I guess, is the relationships they have with people.  I know when it happened, I was sitting and, in my head, thinking what I could have done differently.  When you ask someone how they are doing, do you really mean it?  When you answer someone back how you are doing, are you really telling the truth?  We live in a society of social networks, with Twitter pages and Facebook, and that’s fine, but we have contact with our work associates, our family, our friends, and it seems like half the time we are more preoccupied with our phone and other things going on instead of the actual relationships that we have right in front of us. Hopefully, people can learn from this and try to actually help if someone is battling something deeper on the inside than what they are revealing on a day-to-day basis.”

1 comment:

  1. Oh.. I like that.. take time and mean what you say...and share a little of your life with others, not just racing through the day. He said it so well, thanks for sharing