Vince Lombardi - Quotes

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Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.

The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.

Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. ---->>>

Winners never quit and quitters never win.

Winners never quit and quitters never win.

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.

The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. ---->>>

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. ---->>>

I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.

I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious.

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. ---->>>

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.

People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.

Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price. ---->>>

Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.

Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.

Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is. ---->>>

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?

Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner.

It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you got to have is faith and discipline when you're not a winner.

We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible. ---->>>

The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it. ---->>>

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game and that is first place. I have finished second twice in my time at Green Bay and I never want to finish second again. ---->>>

Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time. ---->>>

Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist but football is only two things - blocking and tackling. ---->>>

Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another. ---->>>

If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm. ---->>>

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.

The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert. ---->>>

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. ---->>>

Fatigue makes cowards of us all. ---->>>

Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate. ---->>>

Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will be judged by only one thing-the result. ---->>>

If you can accept losing, you can't win. ---->>>

Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence. ---->>>

Success demands singleness of purpose. ---->>>

Winning isn't everything, but the will to win is everything. ---->>>

A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall. ---->>>

If it doesn't matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score? ---->>>

I don't think there's a punch-line scheduled, is there? ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 06-11, 1913
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Die: 09-03, 1970
Occupation: Coach
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Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was an American football player, coach, and executive in the National Football League (NFL). He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, where he led the team to three straight and five total NFL Championships in seven years, in addition to winning the first two Super Bowls following the 1966 and 1967 NFL seasons (wikipedia)