Football Quotes

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

Theodore Roosevelt

If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.

Ronnie Lott

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno

Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Vince Lombardi

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

Chuck Mills

The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.

John Madden

Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.

Joe Paterno

Do right. Do your best. Treat others as you want to be treated.

Lou Holtz

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.

Lou Holtz

I wouldn't ever set out to hurt anyone deliberately unless it was, you know, important -like a league game or something.

Dick Butkus

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

Phyllis Diller

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

Vince Lombardi

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

Vince Lombardi

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

Vince Lombardi

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

Pressbox Maxim

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

George Will

Football doesn't build character, it reveals character!

Marv Levy

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

Oscar Wilde

You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.

Joe Paterno

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.

Knute Rockne

Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.

Paul "Bear" Bryant

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

Bill Shankly

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

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

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Updated On : September 08, 2013
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