Football The Best Vince Lombardi Quotes  

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A list of the best Vince Lombardi quotes. This list is arranged by which famous Vince Lombardi quotes have received the most votes, so only the greatest Vince Lombardi quotes are at the top of the list. All the most popular quotes from Vince Lombardi should be listed here, but if any were missed you can add more at the end of the list. This list includes notable Vince Lombardi quotes on various subjects, many of which are inspirational and thought provoking.

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

68 7
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is. Vince Lombardi

62 12
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. Vince Lombardi

43 7
Winners never quit, and quitters never win. Vince Lombardi

47 11
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. Vince Lombardi

40 9
The Green Bay Packers never lost a football game. They just ran out of time. Vince Lombardi

32 5
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

33 8
Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi

26 6
The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will. Vince Lombardi

24 6
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

22 5
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. Vince Lombardi

22 5
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. Vince Lombardi

22 5
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. Vince Lombardi

21 5
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. Vince Lombardi

21 5
Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will all be judged by only one thing -- the result. Vince Lombardi

20 5
After the cheers have died down and the stadium is empty, after the headlines have been written and after you are back in the quiet of your room and the championship ring has been placed on the dresser and all the pomp and fanfare has faded, the enduring things that are left are: the dedication to excellence, the dedication to victory, and the dedication to doing with our lives the very best we can to make the world a better place in which to live. Vince Lombardi

21 6
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit. Vince Lombardi

21 6
Mental toughness is many things. It is humility because it behooves all of us to remember that simplicity is the sign of greatness and meekness is the sign of true strength. Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love. Vince Lombardi

16 4
Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. Vince Lombardi

15 4
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. Vince Lombardi

15 4
It is time for us all to stand and cheer for the doer, the achiever -- the one who recognizes the challenges and does something about it. Vince Lombardi

16 5
Every time a football player goes to ply his trade he's got to play from the ground up -- from the soles of his feet right up to his head. Every inch of him has to play. Some guys play with their heads. That's OK You've got to be smart to be number one in any business. But more importantly, you've got to play with your heart, with every fiber of your body. If you're lucky enough to find a guy with a lot of head and a lot of heart, he's never going to come off the field second. Vince Lombardi

14 4
Inches make champions. Vince Lombardi

12 3
You've got to be in top physical condition. Fatigue makes cowards of us all. Vince Lombardi

13 4
If you aren't fired up with enthusiasm, you'll be fired with enthusiasm. Vince Lombardi

10 2
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

10 2
Fatigue makes cowards of us all. Vince Lombardi

11 3
Football is like life -- it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. Vince Lombardi

10 3
Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist but football is only two things-blocking and tackling. Vince Lombardi

11 4
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. Vince Lombardi

12 5
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. Vince Lombardi

8 2
It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you've got to have is faith and discipline when you're not yet a winner. Vince Lombardi

9 3
A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall. Vince Lombardi

9 4
If you'll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives. Vince Lombardi

8 3
Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. Vince Lombardi

9 5
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society. Vince Lombardi

9 5
Winning is not a sometime thing; It's an all the 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. Vince Lombardi

8 4
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. Vince Lombardi

7 3
The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur. Vince Lombardi

7 3
There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give everything. I do and I demand that my players do. Any man's finest hour is when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle... victorious. Vince Lombardi

8 5
Practice doesn’t make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi

8 5
Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity. Vince Lombardi

6 3
I've never known a man worth his salt who in the long run, deep down in his heart, didn't appreciate the grind, the discipline... I firmly believe that any man's finest hour-this greatest fulfillment to all he holds dear--is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle -- victorious. Vince Lombardi

5 2
Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate. Vince Lombardi

6 4
If you can accept losing you can't win. If you can walk you can run. No one is ever hurt. Hurt is in your mind. Vince Lombardi

6 4
All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means... you're willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else. Vince Lombardi

5 3
Run for daylight. Vince Lombardi

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