Vince Lombardi Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Vince Lombardi quotes, Vince Lombardi sayings, and Vince Lombardi proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

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

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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 in will.     

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

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To play this game (football) you must have fire in you, and there is nothing that strokes fire like hate.     

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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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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.

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

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

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

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

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Winners never quit, and quitters never win.

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

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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.

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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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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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Winning isn't everything. It's the only thing.     

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Winning is not a sometime thing; It's an all the time thing. You don't win once in a while; you don't do things right once in a while; you do them right all the time.

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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.      

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Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.      

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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 in will.     

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

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

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People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.

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God gave you a body that can lodge almost. Only need to convince the mind

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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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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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