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Alan Shearer Quotes and Sayings

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Football's not just about scoring goals -
it's about winning.
- Alan Shearer

We go there with confidence, but we know there is a
very fine line between success and failure in this game.
- Alan Shearer

One accusation you can't throw at me is that I've always done my best.
- Alan Shearer

At times they don't like you to kick them and they
feel you're not allowed to kick them.
- Alan Shearer

 

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Al Michaels is a good announcer.
I think Keith Jackson is a terrific announcer.
I always loved him on Monday Night Football.
I never understood why they got rid of him.
- John Turturro

I'm happy with the Arena Football League right now.
I'm happy in Denver.
- John Elway

I hope to get out before they start football next year.
- Bear Bryant

When it came to football there was a certain age where
I realized that my future in football was being a grease
spot on the side of some bigger player.
- Leigh Steinberg

After all, is football a game or a religion?
- Howard Cosell

You couldn't take football away from me,
you couldn't take acting away from me.
- Dougray Scott

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

People care about my personal life.
But really I'm dorky!
I drink beer and go to football games.
And ya know, sit in my house in a t-shirt on the weekends and play with my dog!
- Sophia Bush

Everybody wants you to do good things,
but in a small town you pretty much graduate and get married.
Mostly you marry, have children and go to their football games.
- Faith Hill

Our football program is bigger than any one person.
- Craig Johnston

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've always slightly worried the kids who play football around my house.
They know I'm an actor, but felt sorry for me because
they'd never seen anything I've done.
- Bill Nighy

I don't watch that much football...
I really like to play it.
- Jamal Lewis

For me, football is just a game, not a drama.
- Michel Patini

But I just want to be known for my football.
- Jamie Redknapp

Some people think football is a matter of life and death.
I assure you, it's much more serious than that.
- Bill Shankly

The football season is like pain.
You forget how terrible it is until it seizes you again.
- Sally Quinn

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

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

As football players you have all the experience on the field.
You don't have the experience off the field.
- John Elway

That's kind of how I approach life and football;
why dwell on something that's hasn't happened.
- Brett Favre

Football is a game of skill, we kicked them a bit and they kicked us a bit.
- Graham Roberts

Football will always be my foremost passion.
- David Ginola

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

There were a couple of years when I wanted to be a football player,
but I really always wanted to be a singer.
- Tom Wopat

Music was important.
Football was the easy part.
- Zinedine Zidane

Gentlemen, it is better to have died as a small boy
than to fumble this football.
- John Heisman

I know I can catch the football.
That's the least of my worries.
- Kevin Johnson

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

And I coached against Mike when he was an assistant
with the Bears and they won that football game.
- Don Shula

The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year.
Interest in college football was exploding,
and there was this new game called basketball.
- John Thorn

I started beach football in Monte Carlo when I retired from football in 1997.
I liked the game very much.
- Eric Cantona

Because, they're only thinking about one team when that game's over.
Before the game, they're talking about two football teams.
When the game's over, there's only one winner.
- Don Shula

The way I was brought up by my parents and guided through
my football life by the influences of various managers
means that in some ways I am black and white.
- Stuart Pearce

When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league.
The girls were extremely aggressive.
- Lynn Swann

When I finish playing football, I would like to work with kids and sleep!
- Michael Strahan

It was a horrible, terrible, atrocious,
offensive football game.
- Barry Switzer

It is very important that football can see beyond religion
but FIFA does not just ignore its impact.
- Sepp Blatter

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

Fantasy football is not only a good thing,
but a great thing.
- Jay Mohr

You know, it's a different deal - throwing a football
as opposed to throwing a baseball.
- Drew Bledsoe

I've let a lot of things go, and obviously football is one of them.
I think the hardest thing to let go is your self-image.
That's what I'm working on now.
- Ricky Williams

I certainly didn't think of myself as gifted.
The standards for being gifted in my environment were
if you were good in Little League or if you were good in football.
- James Cameron

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 suppose young people think football is glamorous -
soccer -
it's big money and the stars of it,
they look good and have a great big house and a huge Ferrari.
- Bryan Ferry

Women will not talk about football unless one of them
is in love with a football player,
and then suddenly you discover that they know everything
that is to be known about it.
- Jeanne Moreau

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

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

I sail, scuba dive, play football, basketball.
- Casper Van Dien

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

My father was an all-American football player.
- Edwin Moses

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


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