"The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall.". Here are 31 Inspirational Vince Lombardi Quotes About Sports, Hard work And Success.

Vince Lombardi Quotes

1. "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

2. "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

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

4. "If it doesn't matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?" - Vince Lombardi

5. "Coaches who can outline plays on a blackboard are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate." - Vince Lombardi

6. "It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up." - Vince Lombardi

7. "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

8. "The achievements of an organization are the results of the combined effort of each individual." - Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi Quotes

9. "If you can accept losing, you can't win." - Vince Lombardi

10. "Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit." - Vince Lombardi

11. "Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection we can catch excellence." - Vince Lombardi

12. "The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender." - Vince Lombardi

13. "The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have." - Vince Lombardi

14. "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

15. "Winning isn't everything, but the will to win is everything." - Vince Lombardi

16. "Some of us will do our jobs well and some will not, but we will be judged by only one thing-the result." - Vince Lombardi

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17. "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

18. "Live as if you were living already for the second time and as if you had acted the first time as wrongly as you are about to act now!" - Vince Lombardi

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

20. "Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence." - Vince Lombardi

21. "A school without football is in danger of deteriorating into a medieval study hall." - Vince Lombardi

22. "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." - Vince Lombardi

23. "Dictionary is the only place that success comes before work. Hard work is the price we must pay for success. I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price." - Vince Lombardi

24. "Success demands singleness of purpose." - Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi Quotes

25. "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

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

27. "Fatigue makes cowards of us all." - Vince Lombardi

28. "Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a teamwork, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." - Vince Lombardi

29. "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

30. "Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all-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. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing." - Vince Lombardi

31. "Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect." - Vince Lombardi

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