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Vince Lombardi

(1913-1970) American Football Coach


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Vincent Lombardi was born the first of five children in Brooklyn, New York, on June 11, 1913. Lombardi was one of the most successful football coaches in the history of the game. His penchant for winning and doing one's best left a strong imprint on the game, as well as on players and fans.


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


I think you can accomplish anything if you're willing to pay the price.


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


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


Success comes before work only in the dictionary.


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


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.