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Dave Jones Quotes and Sayings

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Football kicks you in the teeth.
- Dave Jones

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Well family is obviously the most important.
There was a time when I thought football was the most important.
- Brett Favre

Whenever I wasn't watching the planes,
I was playing community baseball, football,
or something like that.
- Bo Jackson

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

Football is not part of that lifestyle anymore.
- Lawrence Taylor

I'd heard about Texas football and how much of a religion it is,
but to go to Odessa and experience it first-hand is
something different than just hearing about it.
- Jay Hernandez

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

In football, time and space are the same thing.
- Graham Taylor

Truth is tough.
It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch;
nay,
you may kick it about all day like a football,
and it will be round and full at evening.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The natural state of the football fan is bitter disappointment,
no matter what the score.
- Nick Hornby

Because I was small, I was getting the hell kicked
out of me playing football.
- Burt Bacharach

Generalities don't count and won't help you in football.
- Knute Rockne

I love to see Favre playing his best football,
and if his mind his right, he'll probably have a fine season.
- Ron Jaworski

Football is a simple game based on the giving and taking of passes,
of controlling the ball and of making yourself available to receive a pass.
It is terribly simple.
- Bill Shankly

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

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 first discovered my turn of pace when I was playing football as a kid.
- Michael East

I have been keeping myself fit.
I am going on holiday next week in the Mediterranean
so that I can really unwind after the football season and have a rest.
- David Ginola

Snoop Dog is the Phil Jackson of youth football coaches.
He ain't going to accept nothing but a winner.
- Ice Cube

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

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

The source of wealth is from individuals with little
or no history of interest in the game,
who have happened upon football as a means of serving some hidden agenda.
- Sepp Blatter

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

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

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

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

Even when I was young, playing college football,
and I injured my knee, I bounced right back.
- Lee Majors

Don't matter what they throw at us.
Only angry people win football games.
- Darrell Royal

He played football too long without a helmet.
- Jerome Cavanagh

You know, I played football, I was offensive tackle in college.
- Ruben Studdard

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

I can't believe I survived, not only my life,
but I am still playing football 'cause half of those
eight or nine years I don't even remember.
- Brett Favre

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

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

I'm taking T.O., every day...
He gives me the whole football field.
- Michael Irvin

So I know all about the ups and downs of football,
I know that one day I will be sacked.
- Jose Mourinho

I come from a football family which has really helped.
- Frank Lampard

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

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

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

I feel I have a lot to learn from English football
and I am completely open to good influences in my way of thinking football.
But I also have things to give them.
- Jose Mourinho

These kids are the future of the National Football League.
They're the next generation that will be playing high school football,
NCAA football, and some even to the pros.
- Troy Vincent

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

I work hard.
I work 80-90 hours a week in part-time football.
- Graham Roberts

Then you get into it, especially if you start talking about football,
fighting and Muhammad Ali.
Then the ladies get very bored and start delivering ultimatums.
- Oliver Reed

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

Whether I played marbles, whether I played football or slam anything else,
I wanted to excel.
- Robert Mondavi

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

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

For me, football always meant that we came together as a family and,
in the summer we played football outside.
- Claudia Schiffer

I don't know much about football but everyone seems
to say that it is all about possession.
- Julie Harris

I've messed myself up more playing music than when I played football.
- Zakk Wylde

But we're not supposed to talk anything besides football.
- Al Michaels

No, I'm not a lager lout either.
I think you have to be a massive football fan to be a lager lout.
- Hugh Dancy

I don't know much about football.
I know what a goal is, which is surely the main thing about football.
- Victoria Beckham


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