Vince Lombardi Quotes

- Notable Vince Lombardi Quotes Index -

Born: June 11, 1913, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Birth Country: USA
Died: Washington, District of Columbia, USA, September 3, 1970
Occupation: Football player

1.
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

2.
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

3.
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

4.
If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?
- Vince Lombardi

5.
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
- Vince Lombardi

6.
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.
- Vince Lombardi

7.
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

8.
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

9.
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
- Vince Lombardi

10.
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

11.
Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
- Vince Lombardi

12.
Success demands singleness of purpose.
- Vince Lombardi

13.
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.
- Vince Lombardi

14.
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
- Vince Lombardi

15.
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

16.
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

17.
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

18.
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

19.
We didn't lose the game we just ran out of time.
- Vince Lombardi

20.
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
- Vince Lombardi

21.
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

22.
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.
- Vince Lombardi

23.
Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.
- Vince Lombardi

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