Vince Lombardi was an American professional football player and coach best remembered for his successful coaching career in the 1950s and 1960s,
during which he coached a number of National Football League (NFL) teams, most notably the Green Bay Packers, with whom he won two Super Bowls and
six NFL Championship Games. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest coaches in the entire history of the NFL. He was inducted into several
Halls of Fame, including the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
He was the oldest of five children born to Matilda Izzo and Enrico Lonbardi. He and Marie Planitz got married in 1940. Their children Vince Jr. and
Susan were born in 1942 and 1947 respectively.
He was known for his perfectionism as well as for his quick temper. According to his family, he was also an authoritarian.
He supported the rights of gay.
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
Football is like life - it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority.Vince Lombardi
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
If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?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
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
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.Vince Lombardi
Once you agree upon the price you and your family must pay for success, it enables you to ignore the minor hurts, the opponent's pressure, and the temporary failures.Vince Lombardi
Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.Vince Lombardi
People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses, or the problems of modern society.Vince Lombardi
Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.Vince Lombardi
Success demands singleness of purpose.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
The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.Vince Lombardi
The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.Vince Lombardi
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
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
There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game and that is first place. I have finished second twice in my time at Green Bay and I never want to finish second again.Vince Lombardi
We didn't lose the game we just ran out of time.Vince Lombardi
Winners never quit and quitters never win.Vince Lombardi
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.Vince Lombardi
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
Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.Vince Lombardi
Winning isn't everything, it's the only thing.Vince Lombardi
was a famous American football coach and manager,
who was born on
June 11, 1913. As a person born on this date, Vince Lombardi is listed in our database as the 11th
most popular celebrity for the day (June 11) and the 12th most popular for the year (1913).
People born on June 11
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Vince Lombardi is the 274th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Vince Lombardi's birthday, Vince Lombardi is the 1831st most famous American and ranks 225th in famous people born in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
In general, Vince Lombardi ranks as the 3218th
most popular famous person, and the 5th most popular coach of all time.
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