HOME             ROGUE'S GALLERY     CONTACT     SEARCH      Tell a friend about this site


The echo of a screaming crowd carries inspirational football quotes way to the top of the bleachers.

From coaches to Presidents, football has caught the collective imagination.  Let's take a look at a few.

Also see Funny Football Quotes

**  **

A lot of football success is in the mind. You must believe you are the best and then make sure that you are.
Bill Shankly 

Football is like life, it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
Vince Lombardi 

A good back makes his own holes. Anybody can run where the holes are.
Joe Don Looney

The game of life is a lot like football. You have to tackle your problems, block your fears, and score your points when you get the opportunity.
Lewis Grizzard 

Even at least one of our Presidents found an inspirational football quote handy:

The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office.
Dwight David Eisenhower 

You have to play this game like somebody just hit your mother with a two-by-four.
Dan Birdwell

All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. They go about their business with blinders on; nothing will distract them from achieving their aims.
Lou Holtz, former Notre Dame football coach 

Every time a football player goes to ply his trade he's got to play from the ground up -- from the soles of his feet right up to his head. Every inch of him has to play. Some guys play with their heads. That's OK You've got to be smart to be number one in any business. But more importantly, you've got to play with your heart, with every fiber of your body. If you're lucky enough to find a guy with a lot of head and a lot of heart, he's never going to come off the field second.
Vince Lombardi 

A lot of fans were drawn to me because they knew that whatever the score was, I was going to run as hard as I could on every play.
Walter Payton

The only place you can win a football game is on the field, the only place you can lose it is in your hearts.
Darrell Royal 

Mia Hamm captured the world's attention as a star player, and we are pleased to include this inspirational football quote.  In many countries, what the U.S. calls "soccer" is really "football".

I am a member of a team, and I rely on the team, I defer to it and sacrifice for it, because the team, not the individual, is the ultimate champion.
Mia Hamm 

You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
Joe Paterno 

When a gifted team dedicates itself to unselfish trust and combines instinct with boldness and effort, it is ready to climb.


Inspirational football quotes truly carry us around the world.

Back to top of Inspirational Football Quotes


Inspired Gift.

Buy at Art.com
Winners Never... Football
Buy From Art.com
Buy at Art.com
Football Player
Buy From Art.com

Buy at Art.com
Celtic - Bobo Balde
Buy From Art.com




Get a quick "Pick me up" with Cup o', our daily dose of inspiration delivered to your mailbox each morning. Order your Cup o' now.




Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.
I promise to use it only to send you
Cup o'.

Share Quotes

Click here to share your favorite Inspirational Quotes