Losing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Losing

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The eruption of lived pleasure is such that in losing myself I find myself; forgetting that I exist, I realize myself.
~By Raoul Vaneigem ~


Being an only child and losing both my parents at an early age, I have found that the friends I have made over the years are the people who help me get through life, good times and bad.
~By Fannie Flagg ~


I love making people laugh. It's an addiction and it's probably dysfunctional, but I am addicted to it and there's no greater pleasure for me than sitting in a theater and feeling a lot of people losing control of themselves.
~By Jay Roach ~


My biggest loss was the Olympics. I just can't forget losing. I never will.
~By Mark Spitz ~


Western society has many flaws, and it is good for an educated person to have thought some of these through, even at the expense of losing a lecture or two to tear gas.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


But I was losing so much bone density that I would have been in grave danger. And I mean grave danger. If I had let it go just a few more years I could have broken my hip or spine just picking up my granddaughter.
~By Sally Field ~


Seeking fortunes in America led to Germany losing people, and the American continent received many people whose contributions are particularly clear in the agricultural and technical fields.
~By Julius Streicher ~


The only thing wealth does for some people is to make them worry about losing it.
~By Antoine Rivarol ~


Southerners can never resist a losing cause.
~By Margaret Mitchell ~


I had to make some drastic choices to avoid losing myself.
~By Elizabeth Berkley ~


It kills me to lose. If I'm a troublemaker, and I don't think that my temper makes me one, then it's because I can't stand losing. That's the way I am about winning, all I ever wanted to do was finish first.
~By Jackie Robinson ~


The key, of course, is to stay away from the losing years.
~By Vince McMahon ~


As the U.S. trade deficit, and the portion of that deficit attributed to China, continue to grow, our own economy is at risk of losing its reputation as a leader in world trade.
~By Jo Ann Emerson ~


Losing streaks are funny. If you lose at the beginning you got off to a bad start. If you lose in the middle of the season, you're in a slump. If you lose at the end, you're choking.
~By Gene Mauch ~


I think the hardest thing is losing weight. That's the hardest thing more than anything else.
~By Aretha Franklin ~


Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.
~By Lance Armstrong ~


Losing my anonymity in this world I think is something that I find terrifying.
~By Alex O'Loughlin ~


A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
~By George Borrow ~


The difference between winning and losing is always a mental one.
~By Peter Thomson ~


Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
~By Jane Porter ~


I'm 18 in this album. I'm not losing fans, and I'm not disrepecting women, but you reach the maturity of taking it to the next level with a girl. It was only necessary for me to have at least one song like that.
~By Chris Brown ~


Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and because we are losing our customary manners, we are probably overly conscious of them; this seems to be a condition that produces writers.
~By Flannery O'Connor ~


I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don't blame them.
~By Adnan Pachachi ~


If you're afraid of losing, then you daren't win.
~By Bjorn Borg ~


I wasn't losing my focus but I was getting tired of focusing. What I was focusing on was becoming too routine, too ritual, not something that was interesting, new and exciting.
~By Picabo Street ~


I always have this feeling that I'm losing everything, so I'm a real saver.
~By Mark-Paul Gosselaar ~


Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.
~By Jim Palmer ~


Napster is essentially using the music to make money for themselves and that's the part that's both morally and legally wrong. That I think is more relevant than whether or not I'm losing money.
~By Hilary Rosen ~


When I was losing, they called me nuts. When I was winning they called me eccentric.
~By Al McGuire ~


Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.
~By Henry Miller ~


Only when you are lost can love find itself in you without losing its way.
~By Helene Cixous ~


If the truth be known, we are on the verge of losing an entire generation of our young people, killing and dying in the streets of America.
~By Ron Dellums ~


One of the symptoms of a losing streak is a turnover of top executives. It's a revolving door.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


I'm not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


After forty a woman has to choose between losing her figure or her face. My advice is to keep your face, and stay sitting down.
~By Barbara Cartland ~


Many people have asked me how I feel about losing my job.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
~By Peter Conrad ~


Jim played - he had a great stretch in the middle of the round there, and Chad made that long putt on 16. Almost got that match. We ended up losing, but we almost won it, too.
~By Hal Sutton ~


Any euphemism ceases to be euphemistic after a time and the true meaning begins to show through. It's a losing game, but we keep on trying.
~By Joseph Wood Krutch ~


Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
~By Robert Frost ~


Part of me looks at the gay movement now and worries that we're losing our individuality.
~By Boy George ~


When I was a child I had a best friend who lived across the road from me. When her mother died unexpectedly it was like losing a member of my own family. I think I am still affected by the memory of that loss.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


The blues is losing someone you love and not having enough money to immerse yourself in drink.
~By Henry Rollins ~


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.
~By Kareem Abdul-Jabbar ~


Although a lot of pain for a little screen time; Shaving legs, waxing eyebrows, high heels, trying to put on a bra, losing weight because women's clothes are SO revealing - Ladies you have my respect.
~By Lou Diamond Phillips ~


A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
~By Billie Jean King ~


No one wants to quit when he's losing and no one wants to quit when he's winning.
~By Richard Petty ~


When you're 50 you start thinking about things you haven't thought about before. I used to think getting old was about vanity - but actually it's about losing people you love. Getting wrinkles is trivial.
~By Eugene O'Neill ~


Bjorn was a different breed, I threw my best material at him, but he would never smile, but that added to the charm when he played me and Mac. We were going nuts and losing our mind and he was sitting back like he was on a Sunday stroll.
~By Jimmy Connors ~


Losing hurts me. I was determined to be the best.
~By Chris Evert ~


I am shocked by the easy attitude of many in the media towards disclosing our Nation's secrets.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


The ability to change one's views without losing one's seat is the mark of a great politician.
~By Mo Udall ~


I also think stress is related to control. When you're in charge of your life, you tend to not care about losing control of things that don't really matter like traffic jams.
~By Marilu Henner ~


We can no longer tolerate losing one more innocent child or putting one more firefighter at risk in a fire that could have been prevented at the cost of pennies by making a couple simple changes to the construction of a cigarette.
~By Ed Markey ~


Oh yes, technique has definitely advanced. But you never advance without losing something en passant, and you lose it because you're paying so much attention to the new thing.
~By Ninette de Valois ~


Being a decathlete is like having ten girlfriends. You have to love them all, and you can't afford losing one.
~By Daley Thompson ~


Our moral authority is as important, if not more important, than our troop strength or our high-tech weapons. We are rapidly losing that moral authority, not only in the Arab world but all over the world.
~By Robert Reich ~


And time itself? Time was a never-ending medium that stretched into the future and the past - except there was no future and no past, but an infinite number of brackets, extending either way, each bracket enclosing its single phase of the Universe.
~By Clifford D. Simak ~


Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


The art of losing isn't hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.
~By Elizabeth Bishop ~


There are far more important things in life than making a putt or missing a putt or winning a championship or losing a championship.
~By Bernhard Langer ~


To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


I don't like losing a ballgame any more than a salesman likes losing a sale.
~By Early Wynn ~


Nobody feels any worse than I do about losing.
~By Art Rooney ~


It's a funny thing, the less people have to live for, the less nerve they have to risk losing nothing.
~By Zora Neale Hurston ~


Why love if losing hurts so much? I have no answers anymore; only the life I have lived. The pain now is part of the happiness then.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~


All through school, I was losing hundreds of pounds in school, so that's a journey - that's an old journey. I'm tired of that. I know that road.
~By Luther Vandross ~


I am a firm believer in free but fair trade. However the United States should not be on the losing end of trade agreements that are not enforced. It is time that we make China play fairly.
~By Elizabeth Dole ~


There are now hundreds of thousands of new engineers that are being trained in China. If people start finding themselves losing their jobs, not to the Chinese here but because China has become such a dominant force - then there could very well be a backlash.
~By Iris Chang ~


If you are explaining, you are losing.
~By J. C. Watts ~


I remember going to Bob Preston's dressing room because I was losing a laugh - as you do in a long run. He said, 'Give me the script. That's where you're going off the road.' That's comedy. It's never the line itself; it's in the foundation.
~By Jeffrey Tambor ~


People bitch about losing their anonymity and then get insulted when someone doesn't recognize them from whatever success they've had.
~By Casey Affleck ~


If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.
~By Charles Bukowski ~


At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
~By Barbara Bush ~


If all Europe lies flat while the Russian mob tramps over it, we will then be faced with a war under difficult circumstances, and with a very good chance of losing it.
~By James Forrestal ~


What is new in all of this is that the old poles of attraction represented by nation-states, parties, professions, institutions, and historical traditions are losing their attraction.
~By Jean-Francois Lyotard ~


The principle element in a performance is risk, and if you're losing interest then by scaring yourself to death the audience will feel it and boy it'll wake them up.
~By Leo Kottke ~


I really enjoy myself in Norway. Because I had started losing confidence in my ability of what I do. But sometimes, man, you just get tired of fighting and trying to prove yourself.
~By Ike Turner ~


For many in baseball September is a month of stark contrast with April, when everyone had dared to hope. If baseball is a lot like life, as pundits declare, it is because life is more about losing than winning.
~By John Thorn ~


The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


I never thought of losing, but now 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.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


My second job has been to try to use my power to create institutions of a modern state that could enter the European Union, and there was very little time. The door was closing, and I wanted to get Bosnia through before it shut.
~By Paddy Ashdown ~


If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it's just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
~By Jean Kerr ~


I also wanted Parker to operate in the Internet age without losing being Parker. He's always operated in the world without really being with the world, and cyberspace means that the rest of us are more and more living the same way.
~By Donald E. Westlake ~


We are losing our superstars like Johnny and June Carter Cash and that breaks my heart.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


I don't think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing - even in part - our capacity to contribute to other peoples.
~By A. B. Yehoshua ~


Nate Robinson has a lot of jumping ability, but I don't see Josh losing.
~By Dominique Wilkins ~


We want to obviously foster a relationship that we're a partner with states; that we all share the same goals of closing the achievement gap, just as the Congress does; and that we're practical and sophisticated enough to understand what they're talking about.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


I know that I am leaving the winning side for the losing side, but it is better to die on the losing side than to live under Communism.
~By Whittaker Chambers ~


Leaving America is like losing twenty pounds and finding a new girlfriend.
~By Phil Ochs ~


It seems to me we are losing our way in an effort to get the ratings.
~By Matt Drudge ~


There were some things that I found I really enjoyed singing about; like, on the title track, there's this film-noir character of a woman who's sort of losing it in a room.
~By Diana Krall ~


I don't know how to put it, but yet you know we have so many people who the way they look at life, the way they work depends on what happens, us winning or losing. It's kind of crazy. So, I kind of got caught up in that, I'm gonna try to stay away from that.
~By Mike Ditka ~


The Chinese government is quickly losing its ideological legitimacy, maintain its rule with force, but cannot draw strength from the ideology of Marx and Mao.
~By Steve Forbes ~


I'm kind of like a samurai. They say if you want to be a samurai, you can't be afraid of dying, and as soon as you flinch, you get your head cut off. I'm not afraid of losing this business.
~By Yvon Chouinard ~


Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.
~By Jackie Chan ~


Sometimes we stare so long at a door that is closing that we see too late the one that is open.
~By Alexander Graham Bell ~


I don't gamble, because winning a hundred dollars doesn't give me great pleasure. But losing a hundred dollars pisses me off.
~By Alex Trebek ~


The mind is never satisfied with the objects immediately before it, but is always breaking away from the present moment, and losing itself in schemes of future felicity... The natural flights of the human mind are not from pleasure to pleasure, but from hope to hope.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


If you can accept losing, you can't win.
~By Vince Lombardi ~

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