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

Vince Lombardi on perfection
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Winners never quit and quitters never win.

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

Vince Lombardi on winning
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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 on leadership
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Success is based upon a spiritual quality, a power to inspire others.

Vince Lombardi on power
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Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

Vince Lombardi on habits
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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.

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

Vince Lombardi on commitment
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Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi on desires
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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 on results
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The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.

Vince Lombardi on teamwork
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Run for daylight.

Vince Lombardi on risk
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The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.

Vince Lombardi on work
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Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.

About Vince Lombardi

Name Vince Lombardi
Quotes 85 quotations
Nationality American
Profession Coach
Birthday October 16
About Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi was an American football player, coach, and executive. He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, where he led the team to three straight and five total National Football League championships in seven years, in addition to winning the first two Super Bowls following the 1966 and 1967 NFL seasons.
Top topics work, winning, football, success, price

Practice does not make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi on practice
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If you can accept losing you can't win.

If you can walk you can run. No one is ever hurt. Hurt is in your mind.

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

Vince Lombardi on sports
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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.

Vince Lombardi on determination
10

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

Vince Lombardi on perfection
9

Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.

Vince Lombardi on wisdom
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It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up.

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 on commitment
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The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.

Vince Lombardi on accomplishment
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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.

Vince Lombardi on leadership
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All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means.

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

Vince Lombardi on winning
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Inches make champions.

Vince Lombardi on things
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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.

Vince Lombardi on willpower
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It's not whether you get knocked down, It's whether you get up.

You've got to be in top physical condition. Fatigue makes cowards of us all.

Vince Lombardi on work
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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.

Vince Lombardi on discipline
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If you aren't fired up with enthusiasm, you'll be fired with enthusiasm.

Vince Lombardi on enthusiasm
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Build for your team a feeling of oneness, of dependence on one another and of strength to be derived by unity.

Vince Lombardi on teamwork
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The man at the top of the mountain didn’t fall there.

Vince Lombardi on success
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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 on agree
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Winners never quit and quitters never win.

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

Vince Lombardi on work
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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 on teamwork
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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.

Vince Lombardi on excellence
1

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

Vince Lombardi on game
1

Some people try to find things in this game that don't exist but football is only two things - blocking and tackling.

Vince Lombardi on blocking
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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.

Vince Lombardi on teamwork
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Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.

Vince Lombardi on success
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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 on commitment
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There is something good in men that really yearn for discipline.

Vince Lombardi on discipline
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I'll put the Packers' best players on defense. It's best for a team and good for its morale.

Vince Lombardi on team
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Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.

Vince Lombardi on sports
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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 on potential
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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 on bay
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If you can accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi on accept
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Character is just another word for having a perfectly disciplined and educated will. A person can make his own character by blending these elements with an intense desire to achieve excellence. Everyone is different in what I will call magnitude, but the capacity to achieve character is still the same.

Vince Lombardi on character
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They'd better be physically tough when they start pulling on their football pants.

Vince Lombardi on football
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Football is a great deal like life in that it teaches that work, sacrifice, perseverance, competitive drive, selflessness and respect for authority is the price that each and every one of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile.

Vince Lombardi on life
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You don't do things right once in a while. You do things right all the time.

Vince Lombardi on time
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Practice doesn't make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.

Vince Lombardi on practice
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Success demands singleness of purpose.

Vince Lombardi on success
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