Top 10 Football Quotes of All Time

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Football is the greatest game in the world and if you don’t agree, we probably will not get along. The life lessons that football teaches is unprecedented compared to any other sport. This can be seen in quotes from some of the greatest football minds to ever be around the game.

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Here is my list of the best football quotes of all time.

1. “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” – Vince Lombardi

2. “Success isn’t owned, it’s leased. And rent is due every day.” – J.J. Watt

3. “The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi

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4. “A champion is simply someone who did not give up when they wanted to.“ – Tom Landry

5. “Life is ten percent what happens to you, and ninety percent how you respond to it.“ – Lou Holtz

6. “Pressure is something you feel when you don’t know what the hell you’re doing“ – Peyton Manning

7. “Excuses are the tools of the incompetent.“ – Mike Tomlin

8. “Opportunity doesn’t make appointments, you have to be ready when it arrives.“ – Tim Fargo

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9. “There is a difference in being in shape and being in football shape. Anyone can out on the field and run around, but once you start getting hit and have to get up then you find out the difference between being in shape and football shape“ – John Madden

10. “Life is, as football: One wins the goal, and one faces a failure.“ – Ehsan Sehgal

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Tanner Kern is a former Division I football player at Lafayette College and a graduate of the University of Connecticut. He is currently a writer for Knup Sports and the Sports 2.0 Network. He is the host of Between the Lines, the official show of Baseball Spotlight, and the main contributor for the website. Connect with Tanner on IG @tannerkern and Twitter @tannerkern_.