Vince Lombardi

Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 - September 3, 1970) was an American football coach

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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.
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.
All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means... you're willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.
Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity.
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.
Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.
Football is not a contact sport, it's a collision sport - dancing is a contact sport.
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'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.
If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score
If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
If you can't accept losing, you can't win.
If you'll not settle for anything less than your best, you will be amazed at what you can accomplish in your lives.
In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
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.
Individual commitment to a group effort, that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
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.
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
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.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man. But sooner or later the man who wins, is the man who thinks he can.
Mental toughness is essential to success.
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.
Nobody is hurt. Hurt is in the mind. If you can walk, you can run.
Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal.
Once a man has made a commitment to a way of life, he puts the greatest strength in the world behind him. It's something we call heart power. Once a man has made his commitment, nothing will stop him short of success.
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.
Our greatest glory was not in never falling, but in rising when we fell.
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
Practice doesn't make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.
Praise in public criticize in private.
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.
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.
The dictionary is the only place where success comes before 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 in a lack of will.
The Green Bay Packers never lost a football game. They just ran out of time.
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 object is to win fairly, squarely, by the rules - but to win. And in truth, 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.
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 quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure.
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.
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.
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.
This is a football.
Those who have invested the most are the last to surrender.
Unless a man believes in himself and makes a total commitment to his career and puts everything he has into it - his mind, his body, his heart - what's life worth to him
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
Winning is a habit. Unfortuantely, so is losing.
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.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of live.

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