This collection of (serious) quotes is from american football. For other football codes, see quotes from AFL, Rugby and Soccer. Lots of quotes from Vince Lombardi.
Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist but football is only two things - blocking and tackling.
When you win, nothing hurts.
Confidence doesn't come out of nowhere. It's a result of something ... hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.
There is no defense against a perfect pass. I can throw the perfect pass.
To play this game (football) you must have fire in you, and there is nothing that strokes fire like hate.
Football Is an honest game. It's true to life. It's a game about sharing. Football is a team game. So is life.
Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up.
Speed is not your fastest, but your slowest man. No back can run faster than his interference.
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.