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Pro football is like nuclear warfare.
by Frank Gifford

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

Related topics: Sports

Before the first year, nobody gave it a chance.
Now, 36 years later, everybody knows Monday Night Football.
- Frank Gifford

I was the law and order.
- Frank Gifford

We started out as boss and player, and Wellington was almost like my father.
- Frank Gifford

 

Rosie is a Hall of Fame player, and I wouldn't be in
the Hall of Fame if it weren't for him.
- Frank Gifford

Oh how sweet it is to hear one's own convictions from another's lips.
- Frank Gifford

I had three stages of knowing Wellington Mara.
He was my boss for a long time and he was a father figure.
And finally, as we got older, he was my friend.
- Frank Gifford

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It is wonderful...
Steve and Dan took professional football to a whole
different level with the way they played the game.
The fact that Steve is going in with Dan is very special.
- Frank Gifford

I started playing ball when I was a kid.
My dad was a pro ball player and he passed on his knowledge to me.
- Kurt Russell

When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro.
- Hunter S. Thompson

I wasn't a financial pro, and I paid the price.
- Ruth Handler

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
- Paul Harvey

I'm very pro presenting the best music I can to the
widest audience possible.
- Lesley Garrett

I can't believe the pro-choicers attitude toward unborn
children-to me it's the ultimate liberal cause,
to defend those without a voice.
- Michael Aston

I should have known better.
Pro-life arguments are now based on scientific evidence
and the pro-choice arguments are not.
That is a cultural, historical fact.
- Stanley Fish

Wilderness designations should not be the result of a quid pro quo.
They should rise or fall on their own merits.
- Nick Rahall

To be on the same team with Orr was great because when I turned pro,
nobody had more charisma.
- Marcel Dionne

If you want to go into space first time on a new vehicle that's never been flown,
you want to go with a pro.
- Robert Crippen

I am strongly pro-life, and have fought to protect
the rights of the unborn my entire career.
I will continue to fight for this cause because I value
the sanctity of all human life.
- Rob Bishop

My argument has always been that this is not an anti-Bush film,
it's a pro-democracy film.
And if Bush comes out on the wrong side of democracy,
that's his problem.
- John Sayles

Our government needs to adopt a pro-market agenda that
doesn't pick winners and losers,
but it invites competition and it levels the playing field for everyone.
- Sarah Palin

When I played pro football, I never set out to hurt anyone deliberately -
unless it was,
you know, important, like a league game or something.
- Dick Butkus

I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers,
who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days.
If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry
Ford might have been a household word today.
- Gerald R. Ford

I'm only going to be running the Pro Class this season,
that way I can focus on the Pro Championship.
- Ben Jackson

Every one of my positions cuts - out half the country.
I'm pro-choice, I'm pro-gay rights, I'm pro-immigration,
I'm against guns, I believe in Darwin.
- Michael Bloomberg

I'm very close to the pro-life movement.
- Roger Mahony

If there is a ground zero in the cultural wars,
it is Missouri, a state where pro-life groups are strong
and well organized and their agenda dominates local politics.
- Eleanor Clift

The pro-growth policies and spending restraint of Conservatives work.
- Zach Wamp

I could never have conceived that I would ever get
to work in a Truffaut film.
It was astonishing to me, and still is.
I felt like an old pro, but it was still so unexpected.
- Jacqueline Bisset

We need to be pro-science; we have to go back to science.
- Al Franken

I am very pro law enforcement.
- Robert Stack

It is well known that I am pro-life...
but I would not seek to impose my views on the Canadian people.
- Stockwell Day

If you're so pro-life, do me a favour:
don't lock arms and block medical clinics.
If you're so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.
- Bill Hicks

If we really wanted to be cool, and everyone in the world had Pro Tools,
we could just put it up on the internet and everyone
could make their own record out of it.
- Charlie Hunter

Acting for me is not that quid pro quo.
- Tom Wilkinson

My pro-choice activism keeps me busy.
- Margot Kidder

Most Americans approach the problems of the Middle
East with a pro-Israeli bias -
and rightly so.
- George Ball

I'm pro-death penalty, but what I have not seen is
anybody that would mock someone on death row.
- Gary Bauer

We are not at the same place we were in 1973.
This country today is drifting, moving steadily towards
the pro-life position because the data is with us.
- Randall Terry

I'm pro-choice and those things, but I typically vote Republican.
- James Denton

When I turned pro, Muhammad Ali was laying back,
and I was able to fill up an area that was empty.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Most exciting for me was to make the Pro Bowl in 14 of 15 years.
- Merlin Olsen

Coltrane would do what you'd get a Roland Pro Tools
module to do but with a group of jazz musicians.
- Colin Greenwood

Every bowling center should have a house pro.
- Don Johnson

In fact my son subscribes to Pro Bull Rider magazine.
- Chris LeDoux

We need to get some people in here.
There's no passion out there.
There's always an excuse.
Nobody wants to step up and be a pro.
- Jeff Malone

Congress must also enact pro-growth policies that encourage the economy to expand:
like making tax relief permanent and repealing the death tax.
- Michael Steele

Some of these pro-drug messages come from popular culture.
- John Walters

No one is pro-abortion.
- Barack Obama

I'm pro responsible choice.
You know, there is choice to abstain,
choice to do contraception.
There are all kinds of good choices.
- Sharron Angle

Positive thinking is the key to success in business,
education, pro football, anything that you can mention.
I go out there thinking that I'm going to complete every pass.
- Ron Jaworski

Indeed, there are so many prejudices against everyday
middle-class values on college campuses,
and serving in the military and being pro-American
just seems to be one of them.
- Jack Kingston

From that date the abandonment of the older State proceeded
with a rapidity never before known,
and with it grew the domestic slave trade and the pro-slavery feeling.
- Henry Charles Carey

I am not anti-American.
But I am strongly pro-Canadian.
- John G. Diefenbaker

And I believe in the 13 years Judge Roberts was there,
he never turned down a request to give some assistance on a pro-bono case,
and this was no different.
- Fred Thompson

Unfortunately, there are no mulligans when it comes
to pro football contracts.
- Jay Mohr

One individual doesn't really accept the pro-life position of the party,
and the other...
says he supports it and takes a position that is logically inconsistent.
- Alan Keyes

As I discovered, even the governor of a major state
who holds pro-life views can be denied a hearing at
his party's convention without the national media protesting it.
- Robert Casey

I always thought I could play pro ball.
I had confidence in my ability, You have to.
If you don't who will?
- Johnny Unitas

I wish people could get over the hang-up of subtitles,
although at the same time, you know,
that's kind of why I'm kind of pro dubbing.
- Jodie Foster

We are here simply to decide whether Congress should
take the taxpayer dollars of millions of pro-life Americans
and use them to fund the destruction of human embryos for research.
- Mike Pence

I wouldn't make an anti-American film.
I'm one of the most pro-American foreigners I know.
I love America and Americans.
- Michael Caine

I'm pro-life.
I'll do all I can to see every baby is created with a future and potential.
The legislature should do all it can to protect human life.
- Sarah Palin

The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down
is so you can't see him laughing.
- Phyllis Diller

Forty years ago the chances of journalists reporting -
or the authorities even prosecuting -
a pro athlete were practically nil.
- Leigh Steinberg

Ty Tryon made a lot of money after turning pro,
but he might not have been ready.
I don't want to make a lot of money for a couple of
months and then not be ready.
- Michelle Wie

Pop knew absolutely nothing about pro football.
- Wellington Mara

My first year of pro ball I played in the Northwest
league and made the all-star team,
and the next year I played I led the team in hitting
and was third or fifth in the league.
- Kurt Russell

When should a college athlete turn pro? Not until he
has earned all he can in college as an amateur.
- Will Rogers

The pro-growth policies of Congress have helped created
new jobs in the region and across the country.
- Tim Murphy

You know, I'm pro-troops, but I'm not pro-war.
- Toby Keith


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