Vince Lombardi on Leadership

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Thanks to Coach Bill Mountjoy for passing this along…

THE LOMBARDI CREDO

“. . . Leaders are made, they are not born; and they are made just like anything else has been made in this country – by hard effort. And that’s the price we all have to pay to achieve that goal or any goal.

“. . . And despite of what we say about being born equal, none of us really are born equal, but rather unequal. And yet the talented are no more responsible for their birthright than the underprivileged. And the measure of each should be what each does in a specific situation.

” . . . It is becoming increasingly difficult to be tolerant of a society who has sympathy only for the misfits, only for the maladjusted, only for the criminal, only for the loser. Have sympathy for them, help them, but I think it is also time for all of us to stand up for and to cheer for the doer, the achiever, one who recognizes a problem and does something about it, one who looks at something extra to do for his country, the winner, the leader!”

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