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"The National Football league is on the wrong side of history," - Tom Cole

"Excluding nobody, I'm the best player in the National Football League." - Randy Moss

"We're in a leadership position in sports. People look up to the National Football League." - Roger Goodell

"And as a football coach in the National Football League, I know for sure that it's going to end someday." - Tony Dungy

"I liked to play against all the teams in the National Football League or the American Football League, because they were always a challenge." - Jim Otto

"Really, I learned a long time ago that in the National Football League, paper doesn't mean anything. Football teams are created on the football field." - Mike Mccarthy

"When you look at where team sports are going, the National Football League is turning into organized warfare." - Oren Lyons

"LeSean McCoy has become the most exciting player in the National Football League. I believe he's the MVP this year." - Kurt Warner

"Some people wouldn't say I coached in the National Football League. I coached with the Raiders, right?" - Jim McElwain

"LeSean McCoy has become the most exciting player in the National Football League. I believe he's the MVP this year." - Kurt Warner

"I think the National Football League needs a new union. The heavyweights of this union are not heavyweights enough." - Jim Brown

"It brought Pittsburgh into the picture of football teams in the National Football League that, 'OK, you have to deal with us now.'" - Joe Greene

"It brought Pittsburgh into the picture of football teams in the National Football League that, 'OK, you have to deal with us now.'" - Joe Greene

"It brought Pittsburgh into the picture of football teams in the National Football League that, "OK, you have to deal with us now."" - Joe Greene

"These kids are the future of the National Football League. They're the next generation that will be playing high school football, NCAA football, and some even to the pros." - Troy Vincent

"You know, I want to be the uncommon one. I think it's pretty cool that I'm only 5'11, you know, and playing in the National Football League." - Russell Wilson

"You know what we should do? We should just put flags on everybody. Let's make it the NFFL - the National Flag Football League. It's unbelievable." - Brian Urlacher

"There is no sports event like Opening Day of baseball, the sense of beating back the forces of darkness and the National Football League." - George Vecsey

"The Cincinnati Bengals look like the most complete team in the National Football League. I can't wait to see how they match up against New England." - Sterling Sharpe

"The Cincinnati Bengals look like the most complete team in the National Football League. I ca' wait to see how they match up against New England." - Sterling Sharpe

"I think success is the biggest challenge you have to handle in the National Football League; that's something we talk about a lot." - Mike Mccarthy

"You know, I want to be the uncommon one. I think it's pretty cool that I'm only 5'11", you know, and playing in the National Football League." - Russell Wilson

"It's not like I had to throw the football and deal with that as well. It was more disheartening, to be honest with you, just to kind of see how the National Football League really is." - Adrian Peterson

"The National League is baseball to me." - Kerry Wood

"National League umpires wear inside chest protesters." - Jerry Coleman

"There's nothing easy about winning a game in the National Football League, let alone winning a championship, things that we've done in the past. However, that's in the past." - Rodney Harrison

"the National Football League needs "a guardian, not a CEO" to deal with the fact that "the sport is simply more and more identified with violence, both in its inherent nature and in its savage personnel." - Frank Deford

"The simplest way to win in the National Football League is to knock out the starting quarterback. You know, throughout the years, history has proven if your number one quarterback goes down, your chances for success become very limited." - Ron Jaworski

"Our goal was to win, to win a Super Bowl, but also to win in the right way, to be role models to our community, to represent Indianapolis, the state of Indiana and the National Football League." - Tony Dungy

"Being a part of the National Football League for so long, I've come across so many trainers and equipment managers who've allowed me to be who I am today." - Junior Seau

"Athletes at all ages are bigger and stronger than ever before. And they are being encouraged - sometimes even incentivized, as we recently learned was the case on at least one National Football League team - to play to injure." - Naveen Jain

"As the National Football League and other pro sports increasingly reckon with the early dementia, mental health issues, suicides and even criminal behavior of former players, the risk of what's known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), is becoming clear." - Jeffrey Kluger

"I have not seen the National League enough to know." - Joe Maddon

"I think the National League has better biorhythms in July." - Earl Weaver

"The National League game is chess; The American League is checkers." - Bob Costas

"American League teams don't bunt very often. National League teams bunt a lot." - George Brett

"I think the Canadian Football League is a great league, but it's not the NFL, and I'm not Jerry Rice." - Darren Flutie

"Those huckleberries in the National League don't want to do anything that the American League wants to do." - Phil Rizzuto

"Honestly, being a 5'11 quarterback, not too many people think that you can play in the National Football League. And so for me, you know, I knew that my height doesn't define my skill set, you know? I believed in my talent. I believed in what God gave me. I believed in the knowledge that I have of the game." - Russell Wilson

"That 'hundreds and hundreds' was taken totally out of context. When I was making a point to this person, I was making a point that over my 31 years in the National Football League I've seen a lot of changes. There were hundreds and hundreds of things over those years that I've seen that have gotten better. Domestic violence is one of those." - Jerry Angelo

"I thought Denver and Seattle was a big game but Houston and Dallas is the kind of game that as players, we want to play in. I haven't missed playing in the National Football League, but every year there are one or two games that makes me wish I could tee it up in that game one more time." - Sterling Sharpe

"I thought Denver and Seattle was a big game but Houston and Dallas is the kind of game that as players, we want to play in. I have' missed playing in the National Football League, but every year there are one or two games that makes me wish I could tee it up in that game one more time." - Sterling Sharpe

"I'm not trying to be the highest-paid receiver in the National Football League. I've never received that, and that's not ever going to happen. So I'm fine with what I have, I make good money, and I'm happy about it." - Donald Driver

"I am a National Football League player of American Samoan heritage. Because of my status as a professional athlete, I have been blessed to play a role in educating players and fans about the culture and history of America's southernmost territory." - Troy Polamalu

"Honestly, being a 5'11" quarterback, not too many people think that you can play in the National Football League. And so for me, you know, I knew that my height doesn't define my skill set, you know? I believed in my talent. I believed in what God gave me. I believed in the knowledge that I have of the game." - Russell Wilson

"Playing in the National Football League, you're told, you know, where to be, when to be there, what to wear, how to be there. Being able to step away from that, I have an opportunity to look deeper into myself and look for what's real." - Ricky Williams

"I never thought I would be the oldest quarterback in the National Football League at one point, not in a million years. I never thought I would play as long as I did, either, seventeen years from start to finish, with stops in Houston, Minnesota, Seattle, and Kansas City." - Warren Moon

"I didn't even grow up with football. I learned the rules of football on this show [The League]." - Katie Aselton

"National honor is national property of the highest value." - James Monroe

"National injustice is the surest road to national downfall." - William E Gladstone

"Spanish football is very good but every year the same teams win the league." - Royston Drenthe

"I'm happy with the Arena Football League right now. I'm happy in Denver." - John Elway

"In the summertime, I played Little League baseball; football in the fall; basketball in the winter." - Bobby Keys

"I think the part that people get confused is that when you come in National Football League at a young age, they tell you to try to look for other things to do, and be ready for everything else in your life just in case. But as soon as you have a bunch of success, they think that's the only thing you can do, that you can only be a football player. I think God has gifted me with so many other things other than just football, and that's what I want to bring to the world." - Russell Wilson

"Matt Cooke may be the worst fighter in the history of the National Hockey League." - Dave Nonis

"The Houston Astros are the youngest team in the National League if you judge by age." - Don Drysdale

"Why shouldn't we pitch to Babe Ruth? We pitch to better hitters in the National League." - John Mcgraw

"Watching National League pitchers trying to hit or even bunt is depressing." - Ron Blomberg

"The Dodgers to me are the Yankees of the National League." - Joe Torre

"Holland I think is the best school to learn football. I think its a great league for that because it's not the strongest league in Europe." - Rafael van der Vaart

"I mean no disrespect to Scottish football, but the Premier League is the biggest stage and highest profile league of all." - Peter Shilton

"I became exclusively an American League fan when they instituted the DH rule, and will remain so until the National League moves out of the dark ages." - W P Kinsella

"I think there's more of opportunity to win games in the National League than the American League because there are more decisions to make." - Joe Torre

"Al Davis is a legend and his contribution and influence on the game of football, the National Football League, and the Oakland Raiders has been profound for decades. To view his contribution and influence on a season-by-season basis does not make sense: he has dominated the industry for a lifetime. I can't tell you how he may have impacted or guided other individuals during their careers but I can speak from personal experience. He inspires me to be better every day than I was the day before." - Amy Trask

"The Champions League is more interesting to watch than international football and the quality is superior as well." - Michael Owen

"When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league. The girls were extremely aggressive." - Lynn Swann

"There is no national science, just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science." - Anton Chekhov

"The happy ending is our national belief." - Mary Mccarthy

"Wouldn't it be great if our national news media had standards as high as the National Football League's?" - Rush Limbaugh

"But the last time the Cubs won a National League pennant Was the year we dropped the bomb on Japan" - Steve Goodman

"If I was going to make one rule change, I would bring the DH to the National League." - George Brett

"To go from Yale to the National League is simply to go from one form of management to another." - A Bartlett Giamatti

"The National League was born the following year, as an attempt to exert the control of capital over labor." - John Thorn

"If I was going to make one rule change, I would bring the DH in the National League." - George Brett

"I do not play football, I score goals." - Dada Maravilha

"National events determine our ideals, as much as our ideals determine national events." - Jane Addams

"Of course the Premier League is the most difficult league in the world because it's so even. I think you can't really compare other leagues with the Premier League. In the Premier League, every team can beat every team, and in football, that's something where you can have surprises." - Mesut Ozil

"As a young rookie NFL player, you go to the rookie symposium and the one thing they tell you is, "You guys know what the NFL stands for?" Everybody looks around like, "National Football League...?" The guy's like, "Nope - Not For Long." They tell you right there to get prepared for your second life. You take that in, and I've always been one to prepare early, to see ahead and anticipate and believe in great things happening, and they do. I'd already known that concept and appreciated that concept, but for me, I was always going to be here for a while. I just believed in that." - Russell Wilson

"I love this game, I love this sport, I love this league. Why don't I get my own team? (English Premiership football club)" - Roman Abramovich

"I've been fortunate and blessed to further my career in the Arena Football League, and I've had a good time doing it." - Jeff Garcia

"When I played pro football, I never set out to hurt anyone deliberately - unless it was, you know, important, like a league game or something." - Dick Butkus

"I don't do football. (Grew up in Leeds in the 1970s. Football there was indellibly associated with the National Front, i.e. violent fascist skinheads.)" - Charles Stross

"When you say 'state' you mean 'national.' National Socialism. That is what Mussolini and Hitler did. National Socialism. State Capitalism. They've changed the name." - Beck

"When I came over here (the National League), I always heard it was a stronger league, with amphetamines all over the clubhouse, but all I found was Michelob Dry." - Dan Quisenberry

"When you talk about the American League, you think of Fenway. When you talk about the National League, you think of Wrigley and the fan base that they have in Chicago." - Pat Gillick

"Austin, Texas, and Columbus, Ohio, are the two toughest communities in which you have to put together a winning football team. They are both big metropolitan areas without professional football and major league baseball to sidetrack them." - Brent Musburger

"Patriotism is the vital condition of national permanence." - George William Curtis

"We don't declare war any more; we declare national defense." - Eugene Mccarthy

"Great, I thought. We just blowtorched a national monument." - Rick Riordan

"We would rather starve than sell our national honor." - Indira Gandhi

"Cannon: An instrument used in the rectification of national boundaries." - Ambrose Bierce

"Queen Victoria - a mixture of national landlady and actress." - V S Pritchett

"All Americans suffer from anxiety; it's a national disease." - Helen Nielsen

"That endless book, the newspaper, is our national glory." - Henry Ward Beecher

"I am an instigator of the national energies." - A.C. Cuza

"Where tax is solidarity, the national sport is tax evasion." - Anthony Daniels (psychiatrist)

"'National Security' is the root password to the Constitution." - Phil Karn

"As a player, to me the Dodgers were the Yankees of the National League because you either loved them or you hated them." - Joe Torre

"The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries." - Rene Cassin

"Major League Baseball is a national institution and we take our responsibilities seriously when it comes to how the game affects the lives of American youth." - Bud Selig

"As a player, to me the Dodgers were the Yankees of the National League because... you either loved them or you hated them." - Joe Torre

"If short hair and good manners won football games, Army and Navy would play for the national championship every year." - Bobby Bowden

"The Football Association have always acted more as a referee than a governor. And the FA, aware the Premier League provide players for the England team, have always had too gentle a hand on the tiller. The result is that the Premier League are the tigers in the English football jungle everybody's scared of." - Gordon Taylor

"Violence as a way of gaining power... is being camouflaged under the guise of tradition, national honor [and] national security..." - Alfred Adler

"Some teams can't or don't pass the ball. What are you playing for? What's the point? That's not football. Combine, pass, play. That's football-for me, at least." - Xavi

"It ain't like football. You can't make up no trick plays." - Yogi Berra

"Everyone in the world disagrees with me, including some managers, but I think managing in the American League is much more difficult for that very reason (having the designated hitter). In the National League, my situation is dictated for me. If I'm behind in the game, I've got to pinch hit. I've got to take my pitcher out. In the American League, you have to zero in. You have to know exactly when to take them out of there. In the National League, that's done for you." - Jim Leyland

"I watched Arsenal in the Champions League the other week playing some of the best football I've ever seen and yet they couldn't have scored in a brothel with two grand in their pockets!" - Ian Holloway

"I shall not rest until Leeds United are kicked out of the football league. Their fans are the scum of the earth, absolute animals and a disgrace. I will do everything in my power to make sure this happens." - Ken Bates

"The Arena League is the best thing that could have happened to me because I get to run the whole process. I'm seeing not only the football side but the business side" - John Elway

"I know I probably never will win the league MVP or passing title. That is not why I play the game. I try to win football games and championships." - Ben Roethlisberger

"You have to believe in yourself. Belief is one of the biggest things in football. If you believe you can win the Premier League then of course it can happen." - Rafael van der Vaart

"Emmitt Smith is in a position, in my opinion, where he should be the highest-paid running back in football. He's a guy who has gone out and led the league in rushing and been productive." - Emmitt Smith

"We have got a problem winning games in the league. We have to educate ourselves and maybe we have to not play the lovely football that we have been." - Kenny Dalglish

"Drawing a comparison to football, it could be said that the Spanish economy has, during this legislature, into the Champions League of the world economy, however bad that may seem to some." - Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

"I don't actually watch many shows. I will either watch movies or football. I enjoy to watch games in the Premier League and will also watch movies a lot as well. That is how I relax." - Xavi

"I don't think there's any question that the UFL or any other league that wants to challenge the NFL can have an impact. The demand for professional football is off the charts." - Mark Cuban

"The Arena League is the best thing that could have happened to me because I get to run the whole process. I'm seeing not only the football side but the business side." - John Elway

"I certainly didn't think of myself as gifted. The standards for being gifted in my environment were if you were good in Little League or if you were good in football." - James Cameron

"The Premier League is very difficult football and very different to when you play in Europe, but the player has to have experience to adapt, and this is the key point." - Fernando Torres

"In the States, there's ESPN3, and each country has different options, and other than premiere league football, there tends to be very little global content. And movie and TV rights are pretty broad content." - Reed Hastings

"I love football and it's the sport I would really like to play. I've said on national television here that I would really love to play for one of our football clubs when I finished my tennis career." - Novak Djokovic

"The Premier League is the No1 league in the world in many areas. The events, the shocks, the production, the viewing figures, the worldwide audience are by far the best. Do I think at this moment in time it's got the highest quality levels in Europe in terms of Champions League football and domination of that area? In quality terms it needs to rise again to get to that point where it's by far the best in all areas." - Gary Neville

"I played no sports well. Because I was a boy in the United States Of America, I was forced into Little League and played horrible Little League baseball, and played football and basketball in school situations where I was forced to." - Ira Glass

"Affirmative action is a little like the professional football draft. The NFL awards its No. 1 draft choices to the lowest-ranked team in the league. It doesn't do this out of compassion or guilt. It's done for mutual survival. They understand that a league can only be as strong as its weakest team." - J C Watts

"We need the quarterbacks. It's a passing league and a quarterback-driven league. We need the Peyton Mannings in football uniforms out there playing - the Tom Bradys, the Drew Breeses, the Philip Riverses - we need those guys instead of them standing on the sideline." - John Madden

"In my time, we had little league and junior league or whatever - before that, there's the sandlot. Kids played baseball wherever you can make a space. We played tackle-football on the street. Now we play basketball in the studio. We have a hoop. But we also have a pitching machine." - Raymond Pettibon

"I have strong interests in supporting sport, primarily football, and also in developing cultural relationships within national communities and their diasporas, with special reference to Ethiopia." - Mohammed Hussein Al Amoud

"Forms of government are forged mainly in the fire of practice, not in the vacuum of theory. They respond to national character and to national realities." - George F Kennan

"I just hope Sammy (Sosa) gets the attention he deserves. Not only has he hit sixty-two homers, but he has carried us. He is without doubt the MVP of the National League." - Mark Grace

"I was always interested in baseball. In fact, in my younger years, I played it in an amateur way. But up to the time when I became identified with the Yankees, I was a strong National League rooter." - Jacob Ruppert

"When people say 'American soccer,' they think of the U.S. national team. But American soccer also includes Major League Soccer, and until we have a league that produces players at the rate other leagues around the world do, I don't believe we'll ever get to where we want to be." - Landon Donovan

"They're crying. It was Drogba, it was the angels, it was the heavens, it was the stars, it was the gods, it was everything for Chelsea. This is not anything to do with football. This is more than football, this is spirit. Never giving in, fighting to the end, that English spirit running right the way through this Champions League for Chelsea." - Gary Neville

"Politics is the art of making your selfish desires seem like the national interest." - Thomas Sowell

"They'll nail anyone who ever scratched his ass during the national anthem." - Humphrey Bogart

"I think if we give Glenn Beck the numbers, he can solve this [the national debt]." - Michele Bachmann

"Though a revolution may call itself "national," it always marks the victory of a single party." - Andre Gide

"I've forgotten more about national security than George W. Bush will ever learn." - Wesley Clark

"How often my soul visits the National Gallery, and how seldom" - Logan Pearsall Smith

"Educational progress is a national concern; education is a private one." - Nikki Giovanni

"We need not risk our national honor to prevail in this or any war." - John Mccain

"I always felt that the boiled potato, not the tudor rose, should be the national emblem." - Ilka Chase

"National antipathy is the basest, because the most illiberal and illiterate of all prejudices." - Jane Porter

"The road to national rebirth is a hard one, but there is no other." - Aaron David Miller

"In India, religious life forms the centre, the keynote of the whole music of national life." - Swami Vivekananda

"We have seen that our vigour, our strength, nay, our national life is in our religion." - Swami Vivekananda

"National prosperity is another name for death and degradation to millions of other races." - Swami Vivekananda

"A new star with a tremendous national appeal, the skill of a consummate showman." - Russell Baker

"There is no national problem in the world today, which cannot be resolved by reason alone." - L Ron Hubbard

"Hi, I'm Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, wanting to say Congratulations, Canada, on preserving your national igloo." - Mike Huckabee



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