The only place you can win a football game is on the field, the only place you can lose it is in your hearts.
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates the weak ones.
You've got to think lucky. If you fall into a mudhole, check your back pocket - you might have caught a fish
The real make of a man is how he treats people who can do nothing for him.
There is no such thing as defeat except when it comes from within. As long as a person doesn't admit he is defeated, he is not defeated-he's just a little behind and isn't through fighting.
You never lose a game if the opponent doesn't score.
I don't count on the boy who waits till October, when it's cool and fun, then decides he wants to play.
Dance with the one who brung ya.
You've got to be in a position for luck to happen. Luck doesn't go around looking for a stumblebum.
I learned this about coaching: You don't have to explain victory and you can't explain defeat.
Three things can happen when you throw the ball, and two of them are bad.
The coach is the team, and the team is the coach. You reflect each other.
Breaks balance out. The sun don't shine on the same ol' dog's ass every day.
A boy shows how much he wants to play in the spring, when it's tough, and during two a days, when it's hot and tough.
When I was a freshman at Oklahoma in 1946, the game was sold out - and it's been sold out ever since.
They cut us up like boarding house pie. And that's real small pieces.
The only thing that would change would be the year, the names. It just got to be a repetitious life.
You know, a football coach is nothing more than a teacher. You teach them the same subject, and you have a group of new guys every year.
Don't matter what they throw at us. Only angry people win football games.
Potential just means you ain't done it yet.
I'm not bored; I'm not a guy who has nothing to do.
I enjoy traveling and playing some of the well-known courses sometimes, but basically, I have a good time at Barton Creek.
I had hoped God would be neutral.
I quit when I was 52, and everybody was telling me that I was too young and I'd be bored - all of those things.
I have found that the players who have played in that game really do have respect for their adversaries.
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