We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Joe Gibbs Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
If I keep God first in my life, if I keep my family and friends as second, and then I keep my occupation third, that’s when I’ve found success.
I had great football players. To be quite truthful, my great football players, the ones who wanted the ball at the end of the games, they weren’t focused on money. They want to do something great. They want to go to Pro Bowls. They want to win Super Bowls. Those are the people that succeed in sports – or in business.
If you’re on God’s team, you can’t lose.
Everybody needs a coach.
I coached in Washington – and in Washington, you lose the ballgame, it’s a bad Monday, I just want to tell you that.
The further you go in life, the more you realize what you’re going to leave this Earth. It’s not going to be, ‘It was a great platform. It was great to win the Super Bowl,’ but really and truly what you’re going to leave on this Earth is the influence on others.
People who enjoy what they are doing invariably do it well.
This isn’t an easy lifestyle for a coach’s wife. The coach is the guy who stands up and hears everyone tell him how great he is. The wife is the one waiting at home alone while the coach is spending every night at the office.
It’s a very competitive thing, pro sports. The hardest thing in pro sports is staying up there.
You and I are the players, God’s our head coach, and we’re all playing the biggest game of all.
A winning effort begins with preparation.
You and I are players, God’s our coach, and we’re playing the biggest game of all. We have a loving God that made us. We need to get on His team. It says in His word, there’s only one way to Him and that’s through Jesus Christ.
I had a basketball net that my dad had put up outside. I went out there and dribbled all day long. I wanted to play basketball. Then I’d go baseball, and then I’d go to football. I remember playing football in a plowed field. I grew up going from one thing to the next wanting to play something.
I’m a phys ed major: that’s ballroom dancing and handball.
Failures are expected by losers, ignored by winners.
I can’t remember if it was in the third grade in school, I was being told that two amoeba happened to hit in a muddy puddle of water two billion years ago, and I was an accident. I was the result. I wasn’t real smart, but I said, ‘I don’t like the sound of that.’
My mother and grandmother had me in church, and I was the kid that played in church. But pastor was telling me something totally different that there was a God. He knit me together in my mother’s womb. He made me special. He wanted to have a personal relationship with me.
Part of playing the game of life is you’re going to have some losses.
The further you go in life, the more you realize what you’re going to leave this Earth.
The key to being a good manager or a good entrepreneur is to pick the right people. Pick the right people, and they’ll make you look good.
To me, life is so exciting. To me, life is always trying to beat someone in something competitive. It’s kinda been my whole life.
I love coaching my grandkids, but I love working with my two sons. J.D. is the head coach, and I’m the assistant – you believe that? I missed so much of them growing up. I really messed up there. So I like working with J.D. and Coy. I’m trying not to do the same thing again. With J.D. and Coy, I missed so much.