Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

— Vince Lombardi

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Winners never quit and quitters never win.

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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.

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Winning means you're willing to go longer, work harder, and give more than anyone else.

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Vince Lombardi quote If you'll not settle for anything less t

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

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The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.

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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.

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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.

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Vince Lombardi quote Perfection is not attainable, but if we

Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

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

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Watch your actions, they become your habits. Watch your habits, they become your character.

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Success is based upon a spiritual quality, a power to inspire others.

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Vince Lombardi quote It's not whether you get knocked down; i

It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up.

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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 a lack of will.

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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.

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If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?

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Vince Lombardi quote It's not whether you get knocked down, I

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

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About Vince Lombardi

Quotes 241 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Coach
Birthday October 16

If you are not making mistakes, you are not trying hard enough.

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The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

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The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

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Vince Lombardi quote Winners never quit and quitters never wi

Winners never quit and quitters never win.

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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.

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Most people fail, not because of lack of desire, but, because of lack of commitment.

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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.

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Vince Lombardi quote Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is

Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

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Everyone Has A Will To Win But Very Few Have The Will To Prepare To Win

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

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

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If you can accept losing, you can't win.

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Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.

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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.

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[Football is] a game that requires the constant conjuring of animosity.

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The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.

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Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Every job is a self portrait of the person who did it ... Autograph your work with excellence.

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The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand

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

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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.

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The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back.

That's real glory. That's the essence of it.

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Mental toughness is many things and rather difficult to explain.

Its qualities are sacrifice and self-denial. Also, most importantly, it is combined with a perfectly disciplined will that refuses to give in. It's a state of mind-you could call it character in action.

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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.

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There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything.

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If you really want something , you can have it if you're willing to pay the price. And the price means you have to work better and harder than the next guy.

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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.

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Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

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The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It's your mind you have to convince.

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The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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Second place is meaningless. You can't always be first, but you have to believe that you should have been - that you were never beaten - that time just ran out on you.

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We will be relentless in our pursuit for perfection.

We won't ever be perfect - but in the process we will achieve greatness.

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Mistakes are the necessary steps in the learning process;

once they have served their purpose, they should be forgotten and not repeated.

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Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.

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Success rests not only on ability, but upon commitment, loyalty, and pride.

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

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I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.

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Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

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Success demands singleness of purpose.

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Success is not a sometimes thing. In other words, you don't do what is right once in awhile, but all the time. Success is a habit. Winning is a habit.

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