44 Best All-Time NFL Super Bowl Winning Coach Success Quotes

It’s that time of year again as the 2013 NFL season will conclude with the annual Super Bowl which will take place this Sunday, February 2nd! As usual, it will be the most-watched television program of the year as millions will tune in all across the globe. The annual championship football event is a battle between the best two teams in the most popular American sport. Some of the most successful athletes and coaches in the world of sports will participate and they proved they understand what it takes to reach the pinnacle of their profession. The coaches, and the leaders of the team, both past, and present, are some of the hardest working and intelligent people in the world. They didn’t get handed the lead of a team worth hundreds of millions of dollars by accident. Understanding what it takes to be successfully coupled with the action of making it happen is certainly a driving force behind their success. With all that, I decided to take a look at some of the best advice from some of the most highly successful coaches to ever reach the Super Bowl!

44 Best All-Time NFL Super Bowl Winning Coach Success Quotes


“Success isn’t measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.” -Mike Ditka

“Success isn’t permanent and failure isn’t fatal.” -Mike Ditka

“Before you can win, you have to believe you are worthy.” -Mike Ditka

“If you are determined enough and willing to pay the price, you can get it done.” -Mike Ditka

Mike Ditka Quotes


“Setting a goal is not the main thing. It is deciding how you will go about achieving it and staying with that plan.” -Tom Landry

“Leadership is getting someone to do what they don’t want to do, to achieve what they want to achieve.” -Tom Landry

“Leadership is a matter of having people look at you and gain confidence, seeing how you react. If you’re in control, they’re in control.” -Tom Landry

“A winner never stops trying.” -Tom Landry

Tom Landry Quotes


Vince Lombardi Quotes

“Unless a man believes in himself and makes a total commitment to his career and puts everything he has into it – his mind, his body, his heart – what’s life worth to him?” -Vince Lombardi

“The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.” -Vince Lombardi

“It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.” -Vince Lombardi

“Success is like anything worthwhile. It has a price. You have to pay the price to win and you have to pay the price to get to the point where success is possible. Most important, you must pay the price to stay there.” -Vince Lombardi

“A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive, and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.” -Vince Lombardi

“Success is based upon a spiritual quality, a power to inspire others.” -Vince Lombardi

“There is no substitute for work.” -Vince Lombardi

“Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.” -Vince Lombardi

“Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off of the goal.” -Vince Lombardi

“Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.” -Vince Lombardi

“….I firmly believe that any man’s finest hours – his greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear – is that moment when he has worked his heart out in good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.” -Vince Lombardi

“Mental toughness is essential to success.” -Vince Lombardi

“The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.” -Vince Lombardi

“Winning is a habit. Watch your thoughts, they become your beliefs. Watch your beliefs, they become your words. Watch your words, they become your actions. Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character.” -Vince Lombardi

“Confidence is contagious and so is lack of confidence, and a customer will recognize both.” -Vince Lombardi

“Don’t succumb to excuses. Go back to the job of making the corrections and forming the habits that will make your goal possible.” -Vince Lombardi

“If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you’ll be fired with enthusiasm.” -Vince Lombardi

“Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will all be judged on one thing: the result.” -Vince Lombardi

“Success demands singleness of purpose.” -Vince Lombardi

“You defeat defeatism with confidence.” -Vince Lombardi


“For me, the starting point for everything — before strategy, tactics, theories, managing, organizing, philosophy, methodology, talent, or experience — is work ethic. Without one of significant magnitude, you’re dead in the water.” -Bill Walsh

“Nothing is more effective than sincere, accurate praise, and nothing is lamer than a cookie-cutter compliment.” -Bill Walsh

Bill Walsh Quotes


“The superior man blames himself. The inferior man blames others.” -Don Shula

“Success is not forever and failure isn’t fatal.” -Don Shula

“I don’t know any other way to lead but by example.” -Don Shula

Don Shula Quotes


“Until you go out and prove that you are the best, you really don’t know.” -John Madden

“Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.” -John Madden

“The road to Easy Street goes through the sewer.” -John Madden

John Madden Quotes


“A winning effort begins with preparation.” -Joe Gibbs

“People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well.” -Joe Gibbs

“Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.” -Joe Gibbs

Joe Gibbs Quotes


“The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is that little extra.” -Jimmy Johnson

“Do you want to be safe and good, or do you want to take a chance and be great?” -Jimmy Johnson

“The only thing worse than a coach or CEO who doesn’t care about his people is one who pretends to care. People can spot a phony every time.” -Jimmy Johnson

Jimmy Johnson Quotes


“I’m not really in the excuse business.” -Bill Parcells

“Success is never final, but failure can be.” -Bill Parcells

Bill Parcells Quotes

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