Quotations About / On: FOOTBALL

Quotations About / On: FOOTBALL
Saiom Shriver
Football remains a blood sport in which the players are collateral damage for the owners, the advertisers, the networks, the alcohol industry, the ticket buyers and the tv audience. They are gladiators sacrificed for the amusement of the cash carrying fans. Football has been correlated to military aggression and war. Studies have indicated a relationship between football and domestic violence.
George F Will
Football combines the two worst things about America: it is violence punctuated by committee meetings.
Darwin Henry Beuning
Football was once America's game, now it is 'America's Shame'
George Santayana
It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
Fran Lebowitz
Being a woman is of special interest only to aspiring transsexuals. To actual women, it is simply a good reason not to play football.
Donna E Shalala
... in the minds of search committees there is the lingering question: Can she manage the football coach?
Walter Lippmann
Football strategy does not originate in a scrimmage: it is useless to expect solutions in a political compaign.
David Storey
Idon't enjoy getting knocked about on a football field for other people's amusement. I enjoy it if I'm being paid a lot for it.
Judith Viorst
A normal adolescent is so restless and twitchy and awkward that he can mange to injure his knee—not playing soccer, not playing football—but by falling off his chair in the middle of French class.
Archibald MacLeish
Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words.
Bill Cosby
When the child is twelve, your wife buys her a splendidly silly article of clothing called a training bra. To train what? I never had a training jock. And believe me, when I played football, I could have used a training jock more than any twelve-year-old needs a training bra.
Lewis H Lapham
A society that presumes a norm of violence and celebrates aggression, whether in the subway, on the football field, or in the conduct of its business, cannot help making celebrities of the people who would destroy it.
Frank Zappa
You can't be a Real Country unless you have A BEER and an airline—it helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a BEER.
Edward Kofi Louis
Kick on life like a football with the muse of the laws; under the works of righteousness. By Edward Kofi Louis.
jessica Romoff
Charlie: Hey you! When do tryouts start? VolleyGirl: A couple of hours. AHHH! Charlie: Just work on conditioning! BigMike: Come over to my place, I'll help you stretch... VolleyGirl has PERMANENTLY BLOCKED messages from BigMike VolleyGirl: But what about my serve? Charlie: No time! Show coach ur the only one jumping in fifth set! VolleyGirl: Great advice! TY! Charlie: Good Luck! :) Charlie: So, how'd it go? VolleyGirl: Hi Charlie! I made the team! Did you get my picture? Charlie: I knew you would make it! And yes, you're gorgeous! VolleyGIrl: Where's mine Bozo? Charlie: I have a confession to make. VolleyGirl: WAT! Charlie: I'm really twenty. Sophomore at UC Berkeley. I said I was in high school because I didn't want to sound preachy giving you advice because I play college volleyball. Do you HATE me? ! ? : ( VolleyGirl: No it's ok. I still like you. It was sweet of you to try 2 make me comfortable. Charlie: Ur awesome Annie. TTYL! Off to practice! Volleygirl: My brothers about to leave Charlie: Who's looking after you and k80? Volleygirl: My aunt Nicole. She's cool. Charlie: I think we should meet! Volleygirl: What? ! ? ! Charlie: Just say yes and I'm there Texting walking down the escalator Annie: Hi! It's me again. Where are you? I'm sitting on a bench just outside CHarlie: Annie? Annie: Yes? Charlie: It's me. Charlie! Hey you! Look at you, you're gorgeous Annie: Is this a joke? Charlie: No! It's me! Charlie. Whats wrong? Annie: You're not twenty five. Charlie: Hey, don't get upset. Annie, please, just give me a chance. Annie: Why do you keep lying to me? Charlie: Because of this. I was afraid that you wouldn't be mature enough to understand. You made me think you could handle this, Annie. This is ridiculous. It's me. Charlie the same guy you've been talking to everyday for the last two months. I love you, Annie. And I don't get why age has to change that. Takes off clothes Annie: there, happy? Charlie: You look ridiculously sexy. C'mon, sit down. Charlie: Can I just... Annie: No Charlie, wait Charlie: it's ok Annie: Charlie Charlie: It's ok Annie: Charlie wait Charlie: I'm just taking these off. Hold still, Annie. I've got to take these off too. That's my girl. This is perfect Friend: Annie, what's wrong. That was him at the mall, wasn't it? Charlie? How old is he? Annie: Doesn't matter Friend: Oh my god Annie: We met up on Saturday. We had sex. Were in love. What's the big deal? There are girls at my school who have slept with half the football team. I lose my virginity and my parents make a federal case out of it. Friend: I think your parents are more worried you might have been in danger. Annie: Danger? That's because they don't know him. The thing is, I bet my dad would really like him if they had met you know, before Agent: Good new, we ran the DNA that was on her shirt. We found a match. There were three other rapes, reported. We were able to recover genetic material. The DNA profile is the same. Dad: So he's done this before? Annie: Well, he's had other girlfriends before Agent: These weren't girlfriends Annie. These were minors who reported rape. Annie, do you know this girl? She's from Cleveland. She's fifteen years old. Annie: no Agent: Now this is the Milwaukee case. The photo was taken a year ago. She's 14 Annie: No Agent: Now this girl was assaulted in St. Louis 7 months ago, she's 12 Annie: I don't know them Therapist: You want something to drink? Annie: There were other girls Therapist: What do you mean? Annie: Charlie. He had other girls.3 of them. Like me Therapist: You mean there were other victims? Annie: He said that I was special that I was the only one. But there were other girls. They weren't even that pretty Therapist: tell me why it matters Annie: Because they were just like me. He told me. He said I was pretty. What's wrong with me? He lied to me the way he lied to those other girls. He didn't love you. He lied so he could have sex with. Oh my god, he raped me. How could i have been so stupid! All he wanted... my god. All he wanted was... God I'm so sorry

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