Favorite Quotations Vince Lombardi When Pride Still Mattered

"Winning is a habit." ~ Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi!

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

In great attempts, it is glorious even to fail.

To me football is more than diagrams and techniques. It is a lot like life in demanding a man's personal commitment to excellence and victory.

There's only one way to succeed in anything, and that is to give it everything. I do, and I demand that my players do.

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

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

Play with small hurts.

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.

If you aren’t fired with enthusiasm, you will be fired with enthusiasm.

Man’s finest hour is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle—victorious.

Confidence is contagious. So is lack of confidence.

Football is blocking and tackling. Everything else is mythology.

I owe almost everything to football, in which I have spent the greater part of my life. And I have never lost my respect, my admiration or my love for what I consider a great game.

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