Football Quotes

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

Men kick friendship around like a football, but it doesn't seem to crack. Women treat it like glass and it goes to pieces

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.

Vince Lombardi

Football tactics are rapidly becoming as complicated as the chemical formula for splitting the atom.

Jimmy Greaves

A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it.

Lewis H Lapham

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

Vince Lombardi

Other countries have their history. Uruguay has its football.

Ondino Viera

Some people believe football is a matter of life and death...it is much, much more important than that.

Bill Shankley

Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.

Eugene McCarthy

A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.

Vince Lombardi

When you talk to people who play, the fantasy-baseball player tends to be more ardent than the fantasy-football player. Baseball is a game that is played every day, and baseball as a game in fantasy has so many more permutations than does fantasy football.

Don Levy

It ain't like football. You can't make up no trick plays

Yogi Berra

We are inclined to think that if we watch a football game or a baseball game, we have taken part in it.

John F. Kennedy

Football is easy if you're crazy as hell.

Bo Jackson

Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent.

Dave Barry

Rugby is a beastly game played by gentlemen, soccer is a gentlemen's game played by beasts and US football is a beastly game played by beasts.

Henry Blaha

Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words.

Archibald MacLeish

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

Phyllis Diller

At the base of it was the urge, if you wanted to play football, to knock someone down, that was what the sport was all about, the will to win closely linked with contact.

George Plimpton

American football makes rugby look like a Tupperware party.

Sue Lawley

Baseball is what we were, football is what we have become.

Mary McGrory

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

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