Knute Rockne - Quotes

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One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.

One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it.

Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points. ---->>>

The secret is to work less as individuals and more as a team. As a coach, I play not my eleven best, but my best eleven. ---->>>

Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up. ---->>>

Win or lose, do it fairly. ---->>>

Show me a good and gracious loser and I'll show you a failure.

Show me a good and gracious loser and I'll show you a failure.

I've found that prayers work best when you have big players. ---->>>

On the road we're somebody else's guests - and we play in a way that they're not going to forget we visited them. ---->>>

Yes, I now that you feel you are not strong enough. That's what the enemy thinks too. But we're gonna fool them. ---->>>

Most men, when they think they are thinking, are merely rearranging their prejudices.

Most men, when they think they are thinking, are merely rearranging their prejudices.

I'm getting sick and tired of doing anything half-way. ---->>>

One loss is good for the soul, Too many losses is not good for the coach. ---->>>

We can all be geniuses because one definition of genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains. ---->>>

It isn't necessary to see a good tackle. You can hear it. ---->>>

Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third. ---->>>

A coach's greatest asset is his sense of responsibility - the reliance placed on him by his players. ---->>>

There is no need for me continuing unless I'm able to improve. ---->>>

At home we're the hosts, and I never liked the idea of being embarrased in front of our friends.

At home we're the hosts, and I never liked the idea of being embarrased in front of our friends.

Let's win one for the Gipper. ---->>>

The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception. ---->>>

I enjoy talking to my football men and my chemistry classes and I feel sure that they are quite interested in what I have to say. ---->>>

Winning to often is as disastrous as losing too often. Both get the same results, the falling off of the public's enthusiasm. ---->>>

Four years of football are calculated to breed in the average man more of the ingredients of success in life than almost any academic course he takes. ---->>>

Play like you're positive on the victory, even though they're leading big now.

Play like you're positive on the victory, even though they're leading big now.

When you were riding on the crest of a wave, youwere most likely to be missing out on something. ---->>>

Generalities don't count and won't help you in football. ---->>>

We count on winning. And if we lose, don't beef. And the best way to prevent beefing is - don't lose. ---->>>

Win one for the Gipper. ---->>>

If I flop, let 'em pan me. ---->>>

It's my show. ---->>>

If we're a hit, let 'em say anything they want. ---->>>

You know, I've been attending so many banquets that I know what they're going to serve before I get there. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: March 4, 1888
Birthplace:
Die: 03-31, 1931
Occupation: Coach
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Knute Kenneth Rockne ( kə-NOOT; March 4, 1888 – March 31, 1931) was a Norwegian-American football player and coach at the University of Notre Dame. Rockne is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history. His biography at the College Football Hall of Fame identifies him as "without question, American football's most-renowned coach" (wikipedia)