23 Captivating Roger Staubach Quotes

Roger Staubach is a former football quarterback in the National Football League. In his 11 year NFL career, he was with a team for five Super Bowls. Staubach attended the United States Naval Academy and played quarterback for the Midshipmen. Here is a look at some of the most memorable Roger Staubach quotes to be familiar with.

“All of us get knocked down, but it’s resiliency that really matters. All of us do well when things are going well, but the thing that distinguishes athletes is the ability to do well in times of great stress, urgency and pressure.”

“As a part owner, I’m going to be not only an admirer… but a nervous wreck.”

“Class is striving hard to be the best at what you do while taking the needs of others into consideration.”

“Confidence doesn’t come out of nowhere. It’s a result of something… hours and days and weeks and years of constant work and dedication.”

“Discrimination is a disease.”

“Even though they are paid differently, everyone has to feel appreciated.”


“Every time I stepped on the field, I believed my team was going to walk off the winner, somehow, someway.”

“Have the right people in the right places, working together.”

“If you don’t have trust inside your company, then you can’t transfer it to your customers.”

“I’m excited about being an owner, it’s got my competitive juices going. I’m scared, but excited as well.”

“In any team sport, the best teams have consistency and chemistry.”

“In business or in football, it takes a lot of unspectacular preparation to produce spectacular results.”

“In racing, we have a better chance of it happening quicker because we have attracted good people to come to work for us. It’s the beginning of a great adventure, and we’re looking forward to it.”

“In the commercial real estate business, brokers spearhead major accounts. But they wouldn’t have customers without the people who oversee construction.”

“It takes a lot of un-spectacular preparation, to get spectacular results.”

“It’s okay to have personal ambitions, but you have to take someone with you.”

“Nothing good comes in life or athletics unless a lot of hard work has preceded the effort. Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.”

“Only temporary success is achieved by taking short cuts.”

“Spectacular achievements come from unspectacular preparation.”

“There are a lot of people who touch the customer.”

“There are no traffic jams along the extra mile.”

“Winning isn’t getting ahead of others, it is getting ahead of yourself.”

“You can never give up-athletics taught me that. You must work hard, prepare, learn from your losses and continue to fight until the very end.”

Here is a look at a one on one interview with former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach.

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