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If football taught me anything about business,
by Fran Tarkenton

If football taught me anything about business,
it is that you win the game one play at a time.
- Fran Tarkenton

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

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

A great gift requires two people,
the giver and the receiver.
Think of a football pass -
skillfully catching the pass, the gift,
is fully as important, and difficult, as throwing it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity.
Without it, no real success is possible,
no matter whether it is on a section gang,
a football field, in an army, or in an office.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

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

Football is an incredible game.
Sometimes it's so incredible, it's unbelievable.
- Tom Landry

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If a man watches three football games in a row,
he should be declared legally dead.
- Erma Bombeck

Academe, n.: An ancient school where morality and philosophy were taught.
Academy, n.: A modern school where football is taught.
- Ambrose Bierce

Politics is like football; if you see daylight, go through the hole.
- John F. Kennedy

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

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football,
basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard

Football is violence and cold weather and sex and college rye.
- Roger Kahn

From the way most people live,
one would never guess that humans are beings of free will.
Repetition can be a choice, but often it isn't.
The athlete or pianist who practices the same routine
day after day, year after year, has their eye on a goal.
The unending repetition is a conscious choice
in the pursuit of a life dream.
But what about the sameness of most lives?
Observe the morning commute, the after-work drink,
the Sunday football game or religious service -
how many of those people are consciously following their dream,
training their mind, body, and spirit through that daily repetition?
And how many are mindlessly slogging through each day
out of habit and boredom?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Sometimes in football you have to score goals.
- Thierry Henry

You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless,
or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.
- Jello Biafra

I'm on the cover of the lingerie football swimsuit calendar this year.
- Trishelle Cannatella

It was an ideal day for football - too cold for the
spectators and too cold for the players.
- Red Smith

Football doesn't build character.
It eliminates the weak ones.
- Darrell Royal

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

Most of the time I meet my trainer at the gym and we do a lot of everything:
weights circuit with cardio,
football drills, sprinting with weights on the treadmill.
- Charisma Carpenter

Every football player knows when his time is up.
- Red Grange

I played English football - soccer -
instead of American football,
because we couldn't afford the equipment.
- Wally Schirra

Pop knew absolutely nothing about pro football.
- Wellington Mara

It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums,
new theaters, etc.
that make America impotent.
The good things are football, kindness,
and jazz bands.
- George Santayana

And of course in America you've got American football
and baseball and all those other ball games,
soccer has become a little niche that the women have kind of filled.
- Parminder Nagra

I think if Tottenham are going to be top four side,
the fans and the club will need to get away from the
philosophy of 'pretty football',
that's got to go.
- Alan Hansen

Radio football is football reduced to its lowest common denominator.
- Nick Hornby

In football, you can always maim a person if you wanted to.
- Lawrence Taylor

The negative side of football.
The negative side of our society.
People sometimes go to football and bring to it the
negative aspects of our society.
- Jose Mourinho

I was 15, and the years of hard swimming had packed
muscle on my frame and made me very strong.
Not as strong as a football player, but strong enough to inflict heavy damage.
- Esther Williams

I've always been like that.
I was a tomboy when I was a kid, so I was always playing
baseball and basketball and football and stuff as a kid with the boys.
- Catherine Bell

Football players win football games.
- Chuck Knox

The match against Brazil was football at its best.
Both sides had opportunities to win the game.
- Michel Patini

We are Liverpool Football Club and the expectations are so high.
- Steven Gerrard

Fifa cannot sit by and see greed rule the football world.
Nor shall we.
- Sepp Blatter

The real reason for coming to Montour is my love and respect for football.
- Dick Butkus

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

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

People call me Wayne Wonder and it also goes back to
football because I could do mad skills with the ball
and people would marvel and wonder how I could do it.
- Wayne Wonder

I think the preponderant opinion clearly was that St.
Louis could be a great football city if it had a team
of its own that they could really root for.
- Paul Tagliabue

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

How can I go on with this? Please God,
let me win a football pool.
- Simon Raven

I know I had been successful in football.
I had been successful in broadcasting.
I didn't think that anything could touch me.
I thought, I can beat anything.
- Pat Summerall

I started out wanting to coach football.
- Lee Majors

I was very poor.
As a child my dream was to have a leather football.
- Stephen Chow

I missed out on my teenage years.
I led a sheltered life.
I was practicing scales instead of playing football.
- John Cale

If I can join hands with FIFA and other continental
bodies to promote football globally,
then I can do more than that to raise African football to new heights.
- Roger Milla

It's so easy for a kid to join a gang,
to do drugs...
we should make it that easy to be involved in football and academics.
- Snoop Dogg

I was always active - I went from baseball to football.
I didn't have time to work out.
- Bo Jackson

The reason women don't play football is because 11
of them would never wear the same outfit in public.
- Phyllis Diller

It was actually a very nice little book done by a gift book company.
They illustrated it with pictures from 1920s football,
before there were face guards.
- Gregg Easterbrook

What a great day for football, all we need is some green grass and a ball.
- Bill Shankly

This ain't a football game, we do this every day.
- Earl Weaver

The Arena League is the best thing that could have
happened to me because I get to run the whole process.
I'm seeing not only the football side but the business side.
- John Elway

The pride and presence of a professional football team
is far more important than 30 libraries.
- Art Modell

If you'd rather go to the football game than read a comic,
that's fine.
I'd rather do both.
- Rob Walton

I don't have to play football.
- Terrell Owens

In real football, I wouldn't want Terrell Owens anywhere near my team.
But you're nuts if you don't take him in fantasy.
- Randy Cross

It was a very exciting time for me to play professional football,
finally.
- Jim Otto

I'm a big sports fan.
College football is my favorite.
- Verne Troyer

I was meant to be a composer and will be I'm sure.
Don't ask me to try to forget this unpleasant thing and go play football -
please.
- Samuel Barber

I feel like football players are overworked and underpaid
compared to any other sports.
- Terrell Owens

To me it was never about what I accomplished on the football field,
it was about the way I played the game.
- Jerry Rice

That's what we really mean by being feared on the football field.
And not actually the player that fears him,
it's the offensive coordinator that fears him or the running backs coach.
- Jamal Lewis

Football is what keeps me going, what makes me prosper,
and what will keep me straight.
- William Green

People get hurt all the time in the game of football,
it's part of what we do.
- Lawrence Taylor

I think the greatest all-around athlete ever was Jim Brown.
He played lacrosse, basketball and ran track at Syracuse.
He played professional football for the Browns.
- Will McDonough

Football (soccer) is a matter of life and death,
except more important.
- Bill Shankly

Football's in my blood - and eventually I want to be
the one making decisions.
- Stuart Pearce


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