Facts about Knute Rockne

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Knute Rockne was a famous Coach from USA, who lived between March 4, 1888 and March 31, 1931. He/she became 43 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 31 quotes who is written / told by Knute, under the main topics: Men, Sports.

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Famous quotes by Knute Rockne (31)


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"We count on winning. And if we lose, don't beef. And the best way to prevent beefing is - don't lose"
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"Show me a good and gracious loser and I'll show you a failure"
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"If we're a hit, let 'em say anything they want"
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"Football is a game played with arms, legs and shoulders but mostly from the neck up"
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"Drink the first. Sip the second slowly. Skip the third"
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"Winning to often is as disastrous as losing too often. Both get the same results, the falling off of the public's enthusiasm"
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"Win one for the Gipper"
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"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"
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"One loss is good for the soul, Too many losses is not good for the coach"
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"If I flop, let 'em pan me"
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"Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points"
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"One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it"
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"Most men, when they think they are thinking, are merely rearranging their prejudices"
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"Play like you're positive on the victory, even though they're leading big now"
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"I'm getting sick and tired of doing anything half-way"
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"Generalities don't count and won't help you in football"
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"There is no need for me continuing unless I'm able to improve"
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"Win or lose, do it fairly"
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"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"
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"When you were riding on the crest of a wave, youwere most likely to be missing out on something"
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"I've found that prayers work best when you have big players"
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"We can all be geniuses because one definition of genius is the infinite capacity for taking pains"
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"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"
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"At home we're the hosts, and I never liked the idea of being embarrased in front of our friends"
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"The essence of football was blocking, tackling, and execution based on timing, rhythm and deception"
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"One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than a hundred teaching it"
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"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"
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"Let's win one for the Gipper"
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"It's my show"
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"It isn't necessary to see a good tackle. You can hear it"
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"A coach's greatest asset is his sense of responsibility - the reliance placed on him by his players"


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