Vince Lombardi
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"Vincent Thomas "Vince" Lombardi" was an American football player, coach, and executive. He is best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s, where he led the team to three straight and five total National Football League championships in seven years, including winning the first two Super Bowls following the 1966 NFL season/1966 and 1967 NFL season/1967 NFL seasons. Lombardi is considered by many to be one of the best and most successful coaches in NFL history. The National Football League's Super Bowl Vince Lombardi Trophy/trophy is named in his honor. He was enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1971.

He began coaching as an assistant and later as a head coach at St. Cecilia High School. He was an assistant coach at Fordham, at the United States Military Academy, and with the New York Giants before becoming a head coach for the Green Bay Packers from 1959 to 1967 and the Washington Redskins in 1969. He never had a losing season as a head coach in the NFL, compiling a regular season winning percentage of 73.8% (96–34–6), and 90% (9–1) in the postseason for an overall record of 105 wins, 35 losses, and 6 ties in the NFL.

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Fatigue makes cowards of us all.

You will never live if you are looking for the meaning of live.

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

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

In great attempts it is glorious even to fail.

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their committment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

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.

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.

Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.

I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is the moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle-- victorious.

Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.

The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.

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

Leaders aren't born, they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.

Mental toughness is essential to success.

Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.

Dancing is a contact sport. Football is a hitting sport.

The will to excel and the will to win, they endure. They are more important than any events that occasion them.

The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary.

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

We didn't lose the game; we just ran out of time.

Obstacles are what you see when you take your eyes off the goal.

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

The dictionary is the only place where success comes before work.

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.

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

A man can be as great as he wants to be. If you believe in yourself and have the courage, the determination, the dedication, the competitive drive and if you are willing to sacrifice the little things in life and pay the price for the things that are worthwhile, it can be done.

Winning isn't everything, it is the only thing.

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather in a lack of will.

I will demand a commitment to excellence and to victory, and that is what life is all about.

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

Winning is not a sometime thing; its 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. Winning is a habit.