I have seen hundreds of great quotes in my years in sport. Football probably leads the pack in the sheer number of great quotations. I have listed a couple examples from my vast collection:
“Winning is not a sometime thing; its an all the time thing.” – Vince Lombardi
“He who is not with me is against me.” -Luke 11:23
“Winners do the things that losers will not do.” -Unknown
“When the opponent puts their head on the chopping block, chop it off ” -Coach Hays
But as I was reading Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, I came across what may be the best football quote ever.
“Oh dear,” said the woman (a very British woman), paling slightly. “I’ve never really like the Yanks (Americans)…you can’t trust people who pick up the ball all the time when they play football.”
How can you argue with that?