Vince Lombardi quotes

Born
June 11, 1913 Brooklyn, New York.

Died
September 3, 1970.

Occupation
American football player, coach.

Vince Lombardi was an American football player, coach, and executive in the National Football League (NFL). He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s.

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.
– Vince Lombardi
The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual.
– Vince Lombardi
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.
– Vince Lombardi
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.
– Vince Lombardi
Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence.
– Vince Lombardi
The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.
– Vince Lombardi
If it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?
– Vince Lombardi
Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.
– Vince Lombardi
If you can shrug off a loss, you can’t be a winner.
– Vince Lombardi
If you can accept losing, you can’t win.
– Vince Lombardi
Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.
– Vince Lombardi
We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of time.
– Vince Lombardi
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it.
– Vince Lombardi
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
– Vince Lombardi
There is something good in men that really yearn for discipline.
– Vince Lombardi
We would accomplish many more things if we did not think of them as impossible.
– Vince Lombardi
Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.
– Vince Lombardi
A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall.
– Vince Lombardi
I’ve never been with a losing team in my life, and I don’t think I’ll start now.
– Vince Lombardi
Why did I choose Washington among offers from other cities? Because it is the capital of the world.
– Vince Lombardi
The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.
– 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
The difference between men is in energy, in the strong will, in the settled purpose and in the invincible determination.
– Vince Lombardi
I don’t think there’s a punch-line scheduled, is there?
– Vince Lombardi
I’m not afraid to die – it’s just that I had so much left to do in this world.
– Vince Lombardi
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
Show me a good loser, and I’ll show you a loser.
– Vince Lombardi
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
Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.
– Vince Lombardi
Mental toughness is spartanism with qualities of sacrifice, self-denial, dedication. It is fearlessness, and it is love.
– Vince Lombardi
If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.
– Vince Lombardi