"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."
"We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot."Vince Lombardi on Eleanor Roosevelt
"That which does not kill us makes us stronger."Vince Lombardi on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved."Vince Lombardi on Helen Keller
"Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men."Vince Lombardi on John F. Kennedy
"The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places."Vince Lombardi on Ernest Hemingway
"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."
"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."
"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."
"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."
"Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser."