Sports Football Quotes by Mark Twain, Ted Williams, Frank Gifford, Dan Birdwell, Wayne Gretzky, Michael Jordan and many others.
It’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the dog.
Just keep going. Everybody gets better if they keep at it.
Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.
You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four.
You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.
If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.
Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
Football isn’t a contact sport; it’s a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.
It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it.
winning is not everything it is the only thing
Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all time thing. You don’t win once in a while, you don’t do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
You’ll never get ahead of anyone as long as you try to get even with him.
We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.
I think professional sports, football, to use it as an example, it’s fundamentally a form of entertainment.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Football is, after all, a wonderful way to get rid of your aggressions without going to jail for it.
Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
You guys pair up in groups of three, then line up in a circle.
The reason women don’t play football is because 11 of them would never wear the same outfit in public.
Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.
Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.
Champions are made from something they have deep inside of them-a desire, a dream, a vison.
Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.
If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do
When I went to Catholic high school in Philadelphia, we just had one coach for football and basketball. He took all of us who turned out and had us run through a forest. The ones who ran into the trees were on the football team.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
I learned that if you want to make it bad enough, no matter how bad it is, you can make it.
A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.
I don’t believe skill was, or ever will be, the result of coaches. It is a result of a love affair between the child and the ball.
The tradition in Serbia has always been team sports – football, basketball, handball, volleyball and water polo, individual sports are not supported.
To succeed, you need to find something to hold on to, something to motivate you, something to inspire you.
The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.
There are several differences between a footballl game and a revolution. For one thing, a football game usually lasts longer and the participants wear uniforms. Also there are more injuries at a football game.
Besides pride, loyalty, discipline, heart, and mind, confidence is the key to all the locks.
The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.
You guys line up alphabetically by height.
My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.
Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all the time thing.
Kicking is very important in football. In fact, some of the more enthusiastic players even kick the ball, occasionally.
The principle is competing against yourself.
I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
If a team is to reach its potential, each player must be willing to subordinate his personal goals to the good of the team.
Gentlemen, it is better to have died a small boy than to fumble this football.
Today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow I can accomplish what others can’t.
Football isn’t a contact sport, it’s a collision sport.
The spirit is the true self. The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure.
The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.
I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.
Most football players are temperamental. That’s 90 percent temper and 10 percent mental.
Football: A sport that bears the same relation to education that bullfighting does to agriculture.
If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.
Nobody in football should be called a genius. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
We can’t run. We can’t pass. We can’t stop the run. We can’t stop the pass. We can’t kick. Other than that, we’re just not a very good football team right now.
If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?
Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.