Quotes of the Day for 1 February 2004 – Games
I guess there's some kind of football game this afternoon. I used to watch the Superbowl occasionally, but just for the ads. It's likely that the best ads of the year will be on during the game. But then I thought about it: If they're so smart, why aren't they advertising where smart people can see? If Budweiser thought smart people were interested in their product, they should be advertising right here!
Girls don't think boys' games are too hard, they think they are stupid.
- Andy Grove, CEO of Intel
Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.
- Bill Shankly
If a man watches three football games in a row he should be declared legally dead.
- Erma Louise Bombeck, 1927 - 1996
You can't be a Real Country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have a football team or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least, you need a beer.
- Frank Zappa
I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers, who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days. If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today.
- Gerald Ford, 3-Feb-74
In baseball, when a player scores, you cheer. In football, when a player scores, you look for flags.
- Thomas Boswell
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