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Picture quote by George Orwell about people

Football, beer, and above all gambling, filled up the horizon of their minds. To keep them in control was not difficult. ⏤ George Orwell


Picture quote by Pele about family

Of course, my father was a soccer player. He used to play very good. Then I was young, eight or nine years, ten years old, I just want to be like my father. ⏤ Pele


Picture quote about sports

That's the beauty of sport. Sometimes you laugh, sometimes you cry.


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About football

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Best football quotes

What are the best football quotes? Best quotes about football of all times. Some of the top sayings that are football are here to read and remember. Access the best football quotations. Top football sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy most famous quotes that are football and bookmark favorite ones.


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, composer

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

George Will, journalist

The problem with winter sports is that -- follow me closely here -- they generally take place in winter.

Dave Barry, journalist

Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent.

Dave Barry, journalist

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, model

It's weird... people say they're not like apes. Now how do you explain football then?

Mitch Hedberg, comedian

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, actress

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

Art Modell, businessman

I would play football, because I love it.

Summer Altice, model

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, actress

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, coach

You are responsible to each other because when you win a game of football, you only need eight players to perform well.

Alex Ferguson, coach

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

John Leonard, poet

I think the best place to work in football is England.

Jose Mourinho, coach

It's football season; anything can happen.

Troy Brown, athlete

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

Earl Weaver, coach

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

Graham Roberts, actor

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

Bill Shankly, athlete

Without football, my life is worth nothing.

Cristiano Ronaldo, footballer

Football is so barbaric. Sometimes I wonder what I was thinking by playing it. I feel almost like I escaped from boot camp.

Brian Bosworth, athlete

Corporate documents, like football game plans, are not easily drafted in a stadium, with thousands of very interested fans participating, each with their own red pencil, trying to reach a consensus on every word.

Jon Postel, scientist

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

Vince Lombardi, coach

When all the girls were getting all made up and getting into all that girl stuff in junior high I was out playing softball or touch football with the guys.

Catherine Bell, model

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

Bear Bryant, coach

I started out wanting to coach football.

Lee Majors, actor

After all, is football a game or a religion?

Howard Cosell, lawyer

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

Graham Roberts, actor

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

Ruben Studdard, musician

When I went to high school, an all-boys' school, a Catholic school, I tried out for football, and I didn't make it. It was the first time, athletically, that I was knocked down.

Mike Krzyzewski, coach

When I was growing up, there weren't any Little Leagues in the city. Parents worked all the time. They didn't have time to take their kids out to play baseball and football.

Mike Krzyzewski, coach

Since retiring I have spent a lot of time with my family, on my boat, and playing football.

Goran Ivanisevic, athlete

Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen.

Leigh Steinberg, businessman

In football you always get judged on your last game. Whoever you are, or how amazing you are, it's the last game that everyone has seen.

Thierry Henry, athlete

Back then I said to myself 'screw football.' Actually I just took part in this camp as there was nothing better for me to do. They also didn't draft me because they thought I was too wild and undisciplined.

Ed O'Neill, actor

Football has been my life for as long as I can remember.

Jack Youngblood, athlete

I met Jack Bruce, one of my heroes, in a studio while doing some recording. England had just beat Scotland in a big football match and I saw Jack trying to break into this refrigerator in the lounge, drunk out of his brain, and I didn't know what to say.

Andy Partridge, musician

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, author

Arsenal have won that advantage, nobody gave it to them. By playing fantastic football and by winning matches and by winning trophies, they won that respect that the opponent has for them.

Jose Mourinho, coach

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

Kevin Johnson, athlete

I love football and beer and have a normal girlfriend.

Josh Duhamel, actor

My dad was a sports writer when I was younger and then he became just a general columnist. But I grew up with him literally getting into brawls with football coaches.

Amy Klobuchar, politician

Free agency screws everybody's allegiances up. Whether it be football, baseball, hockey, basketball, whatever it may be. It's really hard.

Bill Goldberg, athlete

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people's needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.

Dee Dee Myers, public servant

There's no point in making predictions. It's not worth speculating because nothing is set in stone and things change all the time in football. Today there are opportunities that no one knows if they will come round again in the future.

Cristiano Ronaldo, footballer

As a professional football player, I have known perfectly well from the day I started playing that every day I have to fight for my place.

Luis Figo, athlete

It is like football with coaches, like, 'We're only going to think about the next game.' It is really true, all you think is, 'Okay, we have to make a good next episode.'

Matt Stone, producer

Sometimes in football you have to hold your hand up and say, yeah, they're better than us.

Alex Ferguson, coach

In England, it's a rare thing to see a player smoking but, all in all, I prefer that to an alcoholic. The relationship with alcohol is a real problem in English football and, in the short term, it's much more harmful to a sportsman. It weakens the body, which becomes more susceptible to injury.

Alex Ferguson, coach

Football management is such a pressurised thing - horseracing is a release. I'm also learning to play the piano - I'm quite determined - it's another release from the pressure of my job.

Alex Ferguson, coach

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

Robert Mondavi, businessman

We are making a little portion of their brains be sprinters; they are 100 percent football players, but for these purposes, they must learn the proper way to run.

Ato Boldon, athlete

Anytime that the Arizona Cardinals play football, I scream at the top of my lungs at the television. And I have certain dances that I do.

Blake Shelton, musician

There are things players go through on an everyday basis in the business of football. You don't see it all with the glitz and glamour of game day.

Terrell Owens, athlete

The first ninety minutes of a football match are the most important.

Bobby Robson, athlete

Many people agree with me that many things are not clear in football these days and it is not something people who watch football deserve. The situation will be the same while football is run by people who do not understand football.

Diego Maradona, footballer

Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.

Duffy Daugherty, coach

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

Jim Otto, athlete

The importance that our society attaches to sport is incredible. After all, is football a game or a religion? The people of this country have allowed sports to get completely out of hand.

Howard Cosell, lawyer

By the time I could have played football, I was already into acting and that's what I wanted to do.

David Morse, actor

My friend and I sang an a cappella rendition of Extreme's 'More Than Words' at one of our football pep rallies in a desperate attempt to look cool. For a while, I wore pink Converse All Stars because I thought it made me seem daring and irreverent.

Ed Helms, comedian

My daddy died when I was two years old. My mother raised my two older brothers and me. And we couldn't have had a better situation. I mean, she was the - ran the concession stand at the Little League, and she was the first woman president of The Touchdown Club, the booster club for the high school football team. And so, I had a wonderful childhood.

Haley Barbour, politician

Liverpool without European football is like a banquet without wine.

Roy Evans, athlete

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,

In football, day in day out, you always have to show your worth.

Luis Figo, athlete

We've got our football where no one wears anything and the guys are in little shorts and they beat the crap out of each other, and they can catch it and they can kick it, and it's the only place it's played in the world.

Rachel Griffiths, actress

Deacon Jones has been the most inspirational person in my football career.

Jack Youngblood, athlete

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

Lawrence Taylor, football player

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

Al Michaels, entertainer

I don't enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other people's amusement. I enjoy it if I'm being paid a lot for it.

David Storey, novelist

If you want to surf, move to Hawaii. If you like to shop, move to New York. If you like acting and Hollywood, move to California. But if you like college football, move to Texas.

Ricky Williams, athlete

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

William Green,

I'm more akin to football than I think anything else because that's what I played in high school.

Bobby Sherman, musician

The car business is a lot like football. In football, you have to win once a week. In the car business, you have to win every day.

Tom Dempsey, athlete

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, athlete

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

Lee Majors, actor

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

Jerry Rice, athlete

Football kicks you in the teeth.

Dave Jones, coach

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

Bill Shankly, athlete

Baseball is what we were, and football is what we have become.

Mary McGrory,

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

Jimmy Greaves, athlete

As a kid, there are some things you looked forward to. You looked forward to Charlie Brown during Halloween and you looked forward to Monday Night Football.

Nick Ferguson, athlete

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, actor

I learned a great many things in the Marines that helped me as a football coach. The Marines train men hard and to do things the right way, just as a football team must train.

Hayden Fry, coach

When it's football season, I'm all football.

Hayden Fry, coach

My favorite water cooler topic is fantasy football. I used to make fun of friends for doing it and now I'm obsessed.

John Krasinski, actor

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, actress

The truth is the Super Bowl long ago became more than just a football game. It's part of our culture like turkey at Thanksgiving and lights at Christmas, and like those holidays beyond their meaning, a factor in our economy.

Bob Schieffer, journalist

I played football for a team called the East Dragons on the east side of town. We only had six regular season games. And six games I played tail back and I had 18 touchdowns in six games. That's when I knew I had some athletic ability.

LeBron James, basketball player

There are hundreds of Beckhams playing football all over the world.

Diego Maradona, footballer

I think if you want to become a great football player, professional, you must give all the time one hundred percent, you must work hard - to be lucky is a good thing - but if you work hard and you give everything you will have great success.

Greg Akcelrod, actor

But my biggest passion is football.

Greg Akcelrod, actor

If you don't want to play clean football then go up into the stands.

Diego Maradona, footballer

I did play two years of high school football and was very short and uncoordinated but the second year I was very tall and skinny and very uncoordinated.

Kyle Chandler, actor

For a kid who's lost his mom and all the rage and grief that no one was able to talk out of me, football was a very therapeutic sport. Very.

Jon Hamm, actor

When you get down to it, at it's root, Comedy is truth, absurdity, and pain. One of my little mottos is: 'Do you remember the Peanuts cartoon where Charlie Brown kicked the football and kissed the Little Red Haired Girl? Neither do I.'

Lev Yilmaz, artist

I have always been an outstanding football player, I have always had uncanny abilities, great arm strength, an immense ability to play the game from a quarterback standpoint. The problem was that I wasn't given the liberty to do certain things when I was young.

Michael Vick, athlete

What I did, you know, being away from my family, letting so many people down. I let myself down, not being out on the football field, being in a prison bed, in a prison bunk, writing letters home, you know. That wasn't my life.

Michael Vick, athlete

The good thing is I don't put the ball in my right hand and I'm predominantly left-handed when I'm running the ball. I just have to take care of the football and even if I have two hands that are 100 percent, I still can't turn the ball over. It's just something I have to mentally prepare for, and I think I'm strong enough to do that.

Michael Vick, athlete

I attribute my entire football career, as far as getting me started, getting me interested, keeping me that way was my father. He went to every game even though he was crippled and wasn't real healthy.

Bob Lilly, athlete

Some of the money going to the rookies can now be spent on people who have proved their worth. After all, the average playing life of a pro football player is about eight years and it is only fitting that the veterans get something for their efforts.

Bob Lilly, athlete

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Famous authors of football quotes

Who has the best quotes? Top quotes from American, British, French, German and Spanish authors. 30 Knute Rockne quotes, 35 Lionel Messi quotes, 19 Cristiano Ronaldo quotes, 107 Lou Holtz quotes, 85 Vince Lombardi quotes, 36 Terrell Owens quotes, 31 Diego Maradona quotes, 34 Bo Jackson quotes, sayings and images.

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Part 2
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Part 3
Best football quotes
Top 10 football quotes
Top 10 football quotes by Johan Cruyff

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Famous football authors

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