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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
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Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is. Vince Lombardi
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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
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Winners never quit, and quitters never win. Vince Lombardi
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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
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The Green Bay Packers never lost a football game. They just ran out of time. Vince Lombardi
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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
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Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect. Vince Lombardi
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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
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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
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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
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The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual. Vince Lombardi
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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
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The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. Vince Lombardi
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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
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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
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Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit. Vince Lombardi
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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
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Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. Vince Lombardi
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Inches make champions. Vince Lombardi
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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
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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
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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
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You've got to be in top physical condition. Fatigue makes cowards of us all. Vince Lombardi
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If you aren't fired up with enthusiasm, you'll be fired with enthusiasm. Vince Lombardi