Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Thought-Provoking Quotes About Winning And Losing

1)  "Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength."  ~  Arnold Schwarzenegger, actor/politician

2)  "I never thought of losing, but not that it's happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life."  ~  Muhammad Ali, boxer

3)  "If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?...Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing."  ~  Vince Lombardi, football coach

4)  "Sometimes by losing a battle, you find a new way to win the war."  ~  Donald Trump, businessman

5)  "Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning."  ~  Erwin Rommel, soldier

6)  "You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates."  ~  Richard M. Nixon, U.S. president

7)  "One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards."  ~  Oscar Wilde, writer

8)  "Life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible...and enjoying everything in between."  ~  Mia Farrow, actress

9)  "About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you're fighting temptation."  ~  Tom Wilson, cartoonist

10)  "Victory is fleeting; losing is forever."  ~  Billie Jean King, tennis player

11)  "The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning."  ~  Adlai Stevenson, politician

12)  "The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."  ~  Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer

13)  "I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may be just little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing."  ~  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball player

14)  "If at first you don't succeed, find out if the loser gets anything."  ~  William Lyon Phelps, author

15)  "There is winning, and there is misery."  ~  Bill Parcells, football coach

16)  "Life is more about losing than winning."  ~  John Thorn, historian

17)  "Politics is not about winning for the sake of winning."  ~  Paul Wellstone, politician

18)  "A loser doesn't know what he'll do if he loses, but talks about what he'll do if he wins, and a winner doesn't talk about what he'll do if he wins, but knows what he'll do if he loses."  ~  Eric Berne, psychologist

19)  "You play to win the game."  ~  Herm Edwards, football coach

20)  "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves."  ~  Abraham Lincoln, U.S. president

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