Football Quotes

Artists shouldn't be made famous. You know... they're just ... as important as... um doctors, and priests ... or maybe not as important sometimes, and yet they have this huge aura of almost god-like quality about them, just because their craft makes a lot of money. And at the same time it is a forced importance you know, football stars and theatre stars It is man-made so the press can feed off it.

Kate Bush

In life, as in a football game, the principle to follow is: Hit the line hard.

Theodore Roosevelt

The reason women don't play football is because eleven of them would never wear the same outfit in public.

Phyllis Diller

When it comes to football, God is prejudiced - toward big, fast kids.

Chuck Mills

One good thing can be said for inflation: without it there would be no football.

Marty Ragaway

He's a great athlete. He can play multiple positions, he can throw and run. As the quarterback, he has the most freedom. He can do what he pleases with the football, as long as he does it within the offense.

Carlos Harvest

If a politician doesn't wanna get beat up, he shouldn't run for office. If a football player doesn't want to get tackled or want the risk of an a occasional clip he shouldn't put the pads on.

William Jefferson (Bill) Clinton

The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.

Bob Schieffer

Why is it good for football to take the excitement away from fans by overcharging them for tickets to see their team?

Sepp Blatter

I feel close to the rebelliousness and vigour of the youth here. Perhaps time will separate us, but nobody can deny that here, behind the windows of Manchester, there is an insane love of football, of celebration and of music.

Eric Cantona

There's more to life than dating the boy on the football team.

Taylor Swift

The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception.

Knute Rockne

Football is all very well as a game for rough girls, but is hardly suitable for delicate boys.

Oscar Wilde

College football is a sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.

Elbert Hubbard

Football linemen are motivated by a more complicated, self- determining series of factors than the simple fear of humiliation in the public gaze, which is the emotion that galvanizes the backs and receivers

Merlin Olsen

Football is all very well a good game for rough girls, but not for delicate boys.

Oscar Wilde

Football doesn't build character, it reveals character!

Marv Levy

Football brings out the sociologist that lurks in some otherwise respectable citizens. They say football is a metaphor for America's sinfulness.

George Will

Playing football in the morning is like eating cabbage for breakfast.

Pressbox Maxim

Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Vince Lombardi

Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist; but football is only two things - blocking and tackling.

Vince Lombardi

Football is a game of errors. The team that makes the fewest errors in a game usually wins.

Paul Brown

Football is a game designed to keep coal miners off the streets.

Jimmy Breslin

Football players, like prostitutes, are in the business of ruining their bodies for the pleasure of strangers.

Merle Kessler

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