Football Quotes

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

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 is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up

Knute Rockne

Weekends do not pay as well as weekdays but at least there's football.

S.A. Sachs

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

Vince Lombardi

Baseball players quit playing and they take up golf. Basketball players quit, take up golf. Football players quit, take up golf. What are we supposed to take up when we quit?

George Archer

Maybe you offer then a luxury cruise for two weeks with the wife, or a trip on a private jet on BBC Panorama, a program about bung taking in football

Peter Harrison

When you're fifteen and somebody tells you they love you, you're gonna believe them. And when you're fifteen don't forget to look before you fall. In your life you'll do things greater than dating the boy on the football team. I didn't know it at fifteen.

Taylor Swift

Baseball players are smarter than football players. How often do you see a baseball team penalized for too many men on the field?

Jim Bouton

Football has taken the place of religion in Scotland.

Robin Jenkins

I think football would become an even better game if someone could invent a ball that kicks back.

Eric Morecambe

Football is the opera of the people.

Stafford Heginbotham

In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team.

Jean Paul Sartre
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