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Inspirational quotes about Winning

Winning isn't everything. Wanting to is. Catfish Hunter

If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that is a big accomplishment. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life. Chris Evert

The Padres, after winning the first game of the doubleheader, are ahead here in the top of the fifth and hoping for a split. Jerry Coleman

My view is that one should not break up a winning combination. Richard Milhous Nixon

Don't believe that winning is really everything. It's more important to stand for something. If you don't stand for something, what do you win Henry C. Blinn

Personally I rather look forward to a computer program winning the world [chess] championship. Humanity needs a lesson in humility. Richard Dawkings:, "The Selfish Gene"

The next best thing to winning is losing At least you've been in the race. Nellie Hershey Tullis

Years later, people look back upon their darkest day and say -- as Churchill said of London's war years -- 'This was our finest hour.' In a tough spot right now You may be on the very edge of winning Guy Lynch

If I am not worth the wooing, I am surely not worth the winning. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

More important than winning the election, is governing the nation. That is the test of a political party -- the acid, final test. Adlai Ewing Stevenson

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is. Vince Lombardi

Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game. Goethe

The last dejected effort often becomes the winning stroke. W. J. Cameron

From quiet homes and first beginning, Out to the undiscovered ends, There's nothing worth the wear of winning, But laughter and the love of friends. Hilaire Belloc

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown. H. Ross Perot

I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not. Fran Lebowitz

I try to do the right thing at the right time.They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing. Kareem Abdul-Jabar

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score Vince Lombardi

Jerry I will not rest until I have you holding a Coke, wearing your own shoe, playing a Sega game *featuring you*, while singing your own song in a new commercial, *starring you*, broadcast during the Superbowl, in a game that you are winning, and I will not *sleep* until that happens. Jerry Maguire

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday. Wilma Rudolph, "Wilma: The Story of Wilma Rudolph"

Sutton lost 13 games in a row without winning a ballgame. Ralph Kiner

Your work is first, learning is first, winning is everything because without it there is nothing. Orson Scott Card

An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents . . . Its opponents gradually die out and the growing generation is familiar with the idea from the beginning. Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck

Winning is a habit. Unfortuantely, so is losing. Vince Lombardi

The modern definition of "racist" is "someone who is winning an argument with a liberal Peter Brimelow, National Review (2/1/93)

Hope doesn't come from calculating whether the good news is winning out over the bad. It's simply a choice to take action. Anna Lappe

I wish I could give you a lot of advice, based on my experience of winning political debates. But I don't have that experience. My only experience is at losing them. Richard Milhous Nixon

Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate. Mark B. Cohen

The question grows more troubling with each passing year how much of what yesterday's science fiction regarded as unspeakably dreadful has become today's award-winning research Theodore Roszak

Those who are skilled in combat do not become angered, those who are skilled at winning do not become afraid. Thus the wise win before they fight, while the ignorant fight to win. Kongming (Zhuge Liang)

Michael Bolton Yeah, well at least your name isn't Michael Bolton. Samir You know there's nothing wrong with that name. Michael Bolton There was nothing wrong with it... until I was about 12 years old and that no-talent ass clown became famous and started winning Grammys. Office Space

Sure, winning isn't everything. It's the only thing. Harry Sanders

The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning. Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno

Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I'm doing. Phil Jackson

Programming today is a race between software engineers stirring to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning. Unknown

I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or or not. Fran Lebowitz

One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. Oscar Wilde

Before the gates of excellence the high gods have placed sweat long is the road thereto and rough and steep at first but when the heights are reached, then there is ease, though grievously hard in the winning. Hesiod

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

See, that's all you're thinking about, is winning. You're confirming your sense of self- worth through outward reward instead of through inner appreciation. Barbara Hall