Quotation Explorer - 'Football'

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
I have not the least sympathy for these useless and destructive pastimes, football and politics. - César Aira
Nobody in the game of football should be called a genius. A genius is somebody like Norman Einstein. - Joe Theismann
Being a woman is of special interest to aspiring male transexuals. To actual women it is simply a good excuse not to play football. - Fran Lebowitz
Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important. - Eugene McCarthy
Sharks are as tough as those football fans who take their shirts off during games in Chicago in January, only more intelligent. - Dave Barry
I think of football as a sport the way ducks think of hunting as a sport. - Bill Watterson
When you will have to search for long to collect other nine players to organize your usual five-a-side football match..you will realize to be old... - Gaetano De Coubertin
Football is a mistake. It combines the two worst elements of American life. Violence and committee meetings. - George F. Will
When truth becomes like a football that is kicked and tossed around by passers-by. That grieves God’s heart - Sunday Adelaja
You're the only one that can put pressure on yourself... No one else can put pressure on you. It's self-inflicted. For me, I just want to go out and play football. - Maurice Jones-Drew
The real triumph of the state occurs when its subjects refer to it as we, like football fans talking about the home team. - Joseph Sobran
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Gerry Ford is a nice guy, but he played too much football with his helmet off.
Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a hitting sport. - Vince Lombardi
It had never fully occurred to Jean Louise that she was a girl: her life had been one of reckless, pummeling activity; fighting, football, climbing, keeping up with Jem, and besting anyone her own age in any contest requiring physical prowess. - Harper Lee
Are you on our side...and want to be different, or are you on that side and want to throw a football at my head!? - Gerard Way
If a man watches three football games in a row, he should be declared legally dead. - Erma Bombeck
ACADEMY, n. [from ACADEME] A modern school where football is taught. - Ambrose Bierce
[Books are] vital to learning. Half the population don't go to football matches but that doesn't make football any less important. - John Sutherland
I'm very curious why people in school all the time from 2-3 class up to the last 6-7 they talk about football. What can be said??Sharing about a team few sentences, who has won, and rought said that's all. But why people stretch it like a Turkish delight with the same end??? - Deyth Banger
Ce que je sais de la morale, c'est au football que je le dois.(I know of morality, it is football that I owe.) - Albert Camus
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Pressure? This is just a football match. When you do not know how to feed your children, that is pressure.
A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it. - Lewis H. Lapham
He didn't want to play football. He wanted to be told the truth. - John Boyne
There's more to life than dating the boy on the football team. - Taylor Swift
In football everything is complicated by the presence of the opposite team. - Jean-Paul Sartre
College football would be more interesting if the faculty played instead of the students - there would be a great increase in broken arms, legs and necks. - H. L. Mencken
Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I don't like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that. - Bill Shankly
Before you start your full day of watching Equestrian Square Dancing, Soccer Balling, Hoop Dreaming, Cricket Batting, Rugby Punching, Volleyball Chopping, Skateboard Falling, Martial Arts Bowing, Bicycle Peddlers, and College Football Hecklers, maybe we have time to learn somethingScientifically. - James Hauenstein
I'm on my high school football team and MUST show how much I know. - Jimmy Breslin
Anybody who watches three games of football in a row should be declared brain dead. - Erma Bombeck
Some people think football [soccer] is a matter of life and death. I don't like that attitude. I can assure them it is much more serious than that. - Bill Shankly
I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving. - Craig Ferguson
Even if you are having a nightmare day during which nothing will go right, never cease looking for the ball. In the end everything will come right, for football is a game that rewards those who show courage. - Duncan Edwards
The word "genius" isn't applicable in football. A Genius is a guy like Norman Einstein. - Joe Theismann
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