Vince Lombardi Quotes for Coaches and Team Development

Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The coaches who win are the ones who can motivate their players. –

Winning isn’t everything, but the will to win is everything. –

It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up. – Vince Lombardi

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect. – Vince Lombardi

The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have. – Vince Lombardi

is contagious. So is lack of . – Vince Lombardi

Winners never quit and quitters never win. – Vince Lombardi

Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. – Vince Lombardi

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit. – Vince Lombardi

We didn’t lose the game; we just ran out of . – Vince Lombardi

The greatest accomplishment is not in never falling, but in rising again after you fall. – Vince Lombardi

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

It’s easy to have faith in yourself and discipline when you’re a winner. But if you want to be a winner you must have faith and discipline even when you’re not a winner. – 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

Life’s battles don’t always go to the stronger or faster man. Sooner or later the man who wins is the man who thinks he can. – 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

Hard work is the price we must pay for . I think you can accomplish anything if you’re willing to pay the price. – Vince Lombardi

Fatigue makes cowards of us all. – Vince Lombardi

Vince Lombardi for Teamwork Development

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

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort, which is the price all of us must pay to achieve any goal that is worthwhile. – Vince Lombardi

Live as if you were living already for the second . – Vince Lombardi

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

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender. – Vince Lombardi

The leader can never close the gap between himself and the group. If he does, he is no longer what he must be. He must walk a tightrope between the consent he must win and the control he must exert. – Vince Lombardi

The price of 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

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

Winning is not a sometime thing; it’s an all 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 . Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing. – Vince Lombardi

 

About Dale Roach

Dale is the creator of "Like A Team." He has been working with businesses, charity organizations, volunteer groups and church groups in the development of teamwork for over 25 years. The goal of "Like A Team" is to help share the knowledge and skills of healthy team creators across the planet.
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