Vince Lombardi Famous Quotes: Top 50 Best Inspiring Quotes

 Vince Lombardi Quotes: Vincent Thomas Lombardi was an American football coach and executive in the National Football League.

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Did Vince Lombardi play football?

Francis Preparatory School. There, he starred as the football’s fullback, paving the way for a football career at Fordham University. At Fordham, Lombardi was one of the football team’s “Seven Blocks of Granite,” a nickname for the team’s sturdy offensive line.

Vince Lombardi Famous Quotes

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

“Winning isn't everything--but wanting to win is

“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will.”

“Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.”

“Gentlemen, we will chase perfection, and we will chase it relentlessly, knowing all the while we can never attain it. But along the way, we shall catch excellence.”

“The dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. work is the key to success, and hard work can help you accomplish anything.

“Practice does not make perfect. Perfect practice makes perfect.”

“The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. Thats the essence of it.”

“It's not whether you got knocked down; it's whether you get back up.”

“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."

“The man on top of the mountain didn't fall there.

“Winning is a habit. Unfortunately so is losing.”

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

“football is like life - it requires perserverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.”


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

“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.”

“Success is never final. Failure is never fatal. It s courage that counts.”

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

“Individual commitment to a group effort -- that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”

“Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.”

“the harder you work,the harder it is to surrender.”

“We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible”

“Winners never quit and quitters never win

“Leaders aren't born, they are made. They are made by hard effort, which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal which is worthwhile.”

“If a man is running down the street with everything you own, you won't let him get away. That's tackling. ”

“If you aren't fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm. ”

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


“In great attemps it is glorious even to fail”

“You've got to keep yourself in prime physical condition, because fatigue makes cowards of us all.”

“Gentlemen, this is the football.”

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

“Nobody is hurt. Hurt is in the mind. If you can walk, you can run.”

“When you go into the end zone, act like you've been there before.”

“Errors, mistakes are the necessary steps in the learning process; once they have served their purpose, they should be forgotten. If we consistently dwell upon the errors, then the error or failure becomes the goal.”

“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.”

“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.”

“The will to win is not nearly as important as the will to prepare to win.”

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

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

“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.”

“Perfect Practice Makes Perfect.

“It is essential to understand that battles are primarily won in the hearts of men.”

“Show me a good loser and i'll show you a loser”

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

“The pursuit of perfection may be impossible, but if we chase perfection, we just might catch excellence.”

“I have discovered in my life that it is more challenging to build than to maintain.”

“Success demands singleness of purpose.”

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

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