Paul Gascoigne quote

"I fought back, got injured again and I had to have another operation. I got down and depressed and I think I was drinking more than I should. Well, I know I was."

Paul Gascoigne

Born: May 27, 1967

Occupation: Soccer player

Comment

More quotes of Paul Gascoigne

Paul Gascoigne

It was a big relief off my shoulder.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

But then I always wanted to play for Rangers. Man United is a great club and Alex Ferguson is a legend.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I never refused an autograph, never refused to buy someone a drink. Now I'm learning to say I've got other things on, instead of doing it and wondering why.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I've had 14 bookings this season-eight of which were my fault, but seven of which were disputable.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I never make predictions and I never will.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

Because of the booking I will miss the Holland game - if selected.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

A boy is better unborn than untaught.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

If I want to be a better person for whoever is in my life, I have to learn.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I've had to deal with everything but everyone has helped me, including Sir Alex Ferguson, to get through. George Best was a good friend of mine. We loved each other, we both knew where we were coming from.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

But if I wasn't playing, I would drink Saturdays, then Sunday, then Monday. Then I would try and train and it was no good, then have another drink just to pass the day away.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I like to help create team spirit in the dressing room. I feel that I've got loads of love to give.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I won player of the year and players' player, two cups and two championship medals, had a great time.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I know as a manager you have to abide by the chairman's decisions. But his decisions were this team, that team, this player, that player. The chairman is a control freak.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

Everywhere I looked life seemed to be full of problems and they were just going to go on and on. It was never going to get any better.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I fought back, got injured again and I had to have another operation. I got down and depressed and I think I was drinking more than I should. Well, I know I was.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I don't know whether I will drink again in my life but I didn't drink yesterday, I am not drinking today and I'll try not to drink again tomorrow.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

I'll tell you the truth; I had a double brandy before the game but, before, it used to be four bottles of whisky. Not any more. I was fine. I had a glass of wine after the game. But it was just a mouthful.

Read more


Paul Gascoigne

Glasgow Rangers. God I loved playing for them

Read more



Related quote

Paul Gascoigne

I fought back, got injured again and I had to have another operation. I got down and depressed and I think I was drinking more than I should. Well, I know I was.

Read more


Matt Smith

I got injured when I was a kid, and it prevented me from becoming a footballer.

Read more


Vincent Kartheiser

I go on the bus, I walk. A friend left his car recently at my house and I took it out one day just for 15 minutes and it was terrible. You know why? I felt like I was back in LA again. Four or five years...

Read more


Stephenie Meyer

This was why I was here. This was why I would take whatever reception waited for me when I got back. Because, underneath all the anger and the sarcasm, Jacob was in pain. Right now, it was very clear in...

Read more


Jean-Paul Sartre

I have crossed the seas, I have left cities behind me, and I have followed the source of rivers towards their source or plunged into forests, always making for other cities. I have had women, I have fought...

Read more


Graham Greene

When I began to write our story down, I thought I was writing a record of hate, but somehow the hate has got mislaid and all I know is that in spite of her mistakes and her unreliability, she was better...

Read more


Stephan Pastis

When I was at the University of California at Berkeley, I went to some classes that must have had more than four hundred students in them. I almost always sat in the far back of the auditorium so I could...

Read more


Topher Grace

I was in college, it was my first year of college when I got the show, so I've been kinda' partying a lot and drinking a lot and I've never been stoned and when I got the show I got really serious... So...

Read more


Sylvester Stallone

For 'Rocky II,' I got a torn pectoral muscle, I got all beat up inside, I had to have an operation to splice things back together.

Read more


Joel Osteen

I like to think my dad was easygoing and kind, and I think some of those things have been passed down. I am like him in a sense of being positive and hopeful. He was compassionate, and I've got a lot of...

Read more


Susan Beth Pfeffer

...when I came back, I found Mom sobbing at the kitchen table...Then I asked her what had happened. 'Nothing,'she said. 'I was thinking about that man...I started thinking about...if he and his wife and...

Read more


Richelle Mead

I spent the rest of the day doing little more than that. I skipped dinner. I shed a few tears. But mostly, I just sat on my bed thinking and growing more and more depressed. I also discovered the only...

Read more


Cormac McCarthy

They sat on a bench and Sproule held his wounded arm to his chest and rocked back and forth and blinked in the sun. What do you want to do? said the kid. Get a drink of water. Other than that. I dont know....

Read more


Tanya Tucker

The more people told me that, you know, wow, you should be so blessed. Dont you feel blessed? And you have all this - mansion and all these beautiful things. And I said, you know - the more they told me...

Read more


Howard Schultz

My father had a series of blue-collar jobs and never made more than $20,000 a year. When I was seven, he got injured on a job. That was a very important point - because of the injury, he couldn't walk,...

Read more


Karl Urban

I did a little theatre work after that and the following year I got another part in a television series. Then it was almost to the end of the year before I got more work. That was coming to terms with...

Read more


Eric Clapton

I used to do crazy things that people would bail me out of, and I'm just grateful that I survived. But the music got very lost; I didn't know where I was going, and I didn't really care. I was more into...

Read more


Karen Chance

And then I got to my feet and stumbled toward the door again. And got halfway there before I realized I was naked. Of course I am, I thought angrily, and went back to the bed for a sheet. God forbid I...

Read more


Andriy Shevchenko

I had a hard time at Chelsea mainly because I was injured much of the time. Every time I recovered from one injury I seemed to get a new one and it set me back again.

Read more


Diane Chamberlain

Maybe I had more wrinkles than I would if I hadn't spent so much of my life outdoors, but I didn't care. It was a privilege to grow old, and not everyone got to enjoy it. I was grateful for every minute...

Read more


Kristine Lilly

When I first made the team I didn't even know there was a national team. So to meit was all new. When I got asked to go on the trip to China I was 16. I said, 'well you know what I have to ask my parents.'...

Read more


“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”

― Dr. Seuss