Football Quotes

Someone said, "Football's a matter of life and death" - but it's more important than that.

Bill Shankly

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

Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.

George F. Will

Football is, after all, a wonderful way to get rid of your aggressions without going to jail for it.

Heywood Hale Broun

Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.

Joe Theismann

Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.

Frank Gifford

Most football teams are temperamental. That's 90% temper and 10% mental.

Doug Plank

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