22 Famous Football Quotes

REC Media is proud to present 22 of the most inspiring quotes from some famous names in Football.

Never give up, never give in, and when the upper hand is ours, may we have the ability to handle the win with the dignity that we absorbed the loss.


Doug Williams

Leadership, like coaching, is fighting for the hearts and souls of men and getting them to believe in you.


Eddie Robinson

Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.


George Halas

If you train hard, you’ll not only be hard, you’ll be hard to beat.


Herschel Walker

You can motivate by fear, and you can motivate by reward. But both those methods are only temporary. The only lasting thing is self motivation.


Homer Rice

If you aren’t going all the way, why go at all?


Joe Namath

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.


Joe Paterno

The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.


John Madden

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.


Knute Rockne

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.


Lou Holtz

Football doesn't build character, it reveals character.


Marv Levy

You’re never a loser until you quit trying.


Mike Ditka

Without self-discipline, success is impossible, period.


Lou Holtz


Do you know what my favorite part of the game is? The opportunity to play.


Mike Singletary

When you win, say nothing, when you lose, say less.


Paul Brown

It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters.


Paul “Bear” Bryant

I never left the field saying I could have done more to get ready and that gives me peace of mind.


Peyton Manning

If you can believe it, the mind can achieve it.


Ronnie Lott

The principle is competing against yourself. It’s about self-improvement, about being better than you were the day before.


Steve Young

When you’ve got something to prove, there’s nothing greater than a challenge.


Terry Bradshaw

I’ve learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.


Tom Landry

It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up.


Vince Lombardi

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