Vince Lombardi Quotes

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Dancing is a contact sport.

dancing

If you can accept losing, you can't win.
— Vince Lombardi
Winners never quit and quitters never win.
— Vince Lombardi
Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.
— Vince Lombardi

success

Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
— Vince Lombardi
Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
— Vince Lombardi

sports

In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.
— Vince Lombardi
Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
— Vince Lombardi

sports losing

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

sports famous

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
— Vince Lombardi
If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?
— Vince Lombardi

sports

Winning is not everything, but making the effort to win is.
— Vince Lombardi
Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all the time thing.
— Vince Lombardi
It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up.
— Vince Lombardi
Nobody is hurt. Hurt is in the mind. If you can walk, you can run.
— Vince Lombardi

football

If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
— Vince Lombardi

enthusiasm

Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport.  Dancing is a contact sport.

football

It is and has always been an American zeal to be first in everything we do, and to win.
— Vince Lombardi
Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity.
— Vince Lombardi
There is only one way to succeed in anything and that is to give everything. I do and I demand that my players do.
— Vince Lombardi

success

Football is like life it requires perseverance self denial hard work sacrifice dedication and respect for authority.
— Vince Lombardi
There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. I do, and I demand that my players do.
— Vince Lombardi

commitment

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

teamwork commitment

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence, regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
— Vince Lombardi

excellence

The difference between a successful man and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.
— Vince Lombardi
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

will

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
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
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
We know how rough the road will be, how heavy here the load will be, we know about the barricades that wait along the track, but we have set our soul ahead upon a certain goal ahead and nothing left from hell to sky shall ever turn us back.
— Vince Lombardi
Gentlemen, we are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch it, because nothing is perfect. But we are going to relentlessly chase it, because in the process we will catch excellence. I am not remotely interested in just being good.

perfection

Gentlemen, we are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch it, because nothing is perfect. But we are going to relentlessly chase it, because in the process we will catch excellence.  I am not remotely interested in just being good.

excellence