Knute Rockne Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old knute rockne quotes, knute rockne sayings, and knute rockne proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


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

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

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Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.     

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Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.     

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

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Win or lose, do it fairly.     

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One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.      

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One man practicing sportsmanship is far better than 50 preaching it.     

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

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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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I don't like to lose, and that isn't so much because it is just a football game, but because defeat means the failure to reach your objective.     

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

Knute Rockne

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

Knute Rockne

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

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Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.     

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If winning isn't everything why bother to keep the score?     

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