Losing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Losing

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If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
~By Rose Kennedy ~


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


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 ~


That level of trade deficit throttles real growth in our country and continues the unfortunate path of selling out America. We are not winning the global trade war, we are losing it badly.
~By Marcy Kaptur ~


And there is no getting away from the fact - and this is a key point of discontent among many who are upset with the health care reform bill is it didn't go far enough. They say why isn't it in place now? Why don't I see some benefits now? All I see is the potential for losing insurance coverage, for premiums going up. That's hurting Obama.
~By Juan Williams ~


When it comes to losing with United, I feel solely responsible for it. I can't help it. My brain will work like mad after a defeat. I want to know where I have made the wrong decisions, how I could have changed things for this fantastic club.
~By Ruud van Nistelrooy ~


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 ~


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 ~


I lost three times in my career. Losing to Holmes I could deal with, because I lost to a true champion.
~By Gerry Cooney ~


Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
~By Ludwig Borne ~


We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had.
~By Tony Curtis ~


Of course, it gave the studio an enormous power, because I don't know any other place who had that skill with images to communicate with. And the need of these kinds of images are even greater now than they ever were because we are losing our life symbols.
~By John Hench ~


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


You got to choose between tightening your belt or losing your pants.
~By Navjot Singh Sidhu ~


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.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


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


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


I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


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 ~


One does not leave a convivial party before closing time.
~By Winston Churchill ~


I do think we know that a teacher who knows what he or she is doing, knows their subject matter, and knows how to impart knowledge to kids is a critical piece of closing the achievement gap.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


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 ~


Like everyone else, I've had moments when I've felt that I've been losing my grip.
~By Russell Crowe ~


I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers - mostly small and humble - who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


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


I support health care for people. I want people well taken care of. But I also want health care that we can afford as a country. I have people and friends closing down their businesses because of Obamacare.
~By Donald Trump ~


There is a human capital crisis in the federal government. Not only are we losing the decades of talent as civil servants retire, we are not doing enough to develop and nurture the next generation of public servants.
~By Daniel Akaka ~


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


In closing, let me just thank God, on the floor of the House, for not turning away from us even though we seem to be turning away from Him.
~By Zach Wamp ~


When I was in pre-production for Trees Lounge, I was hearing the cinematographer talking with the production designer about colours and this and that, and feeling like I was losing control.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


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


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 ~


Sometimes when you start losing detail, whether it's in music or in life, something as small as failing to be polite, you start to lose substance.
~By Benny Goodman ~


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


Britain, which in the years immediately before this war was rapidly losing such democratic virtues as it possessed, is now being bombed and burned into democracy.
~By J. B. Priestley ~


The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


And I came close to losing a part of my foot on two occasions. I hope I'm consistently lucky and that the next time I develop a blister or step on something sharp, that I don't go as far as I did on those two times.
~By Mary Tyler Moore ~


We won the war, but we are losing the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq. It is past time for a new approach, one that relies on accountability, responsibility, and phasing down the scope of our military commitment.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


There is plenty of competition in a Glasser Quality School in that there is winning but no losing.
~By William Glasser ~


Final thoughts are so, you know, final. Let's call them closing words.
~By Craig Armstrong ~


What has been happening the last four years in City Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers, closing libraries. We have not looked after our children in City Hall.
~By Carl Stokes ~


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 ~


I was so sad from losing two of my dogs and my mother. I had this vision of all these animals sitting behind bars. They had no control and were scared. That's why I got into fostering and adopting animals out.
~By Linda Blair ~


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


When you've got a great business going, you go open another and take the risk of losing the whole thing. It's fun!
~By Paul Prudhomme ~


If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
~By Logan P. Smith ~


Ah, mastery... what a profoundly satisfying feeling when one finally gets on top of a new set of skills... and then sees the light under the new door those skills can open, even as another door is closing.
~By Gail Sheehy ~


Losing is not in my vocabulary.
~By Ruud van Nistelrooy ~


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 ~


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 ~


It was all devastating. I'd never dealt with losing anyone close to me, and I didn't know where to put it in my life. I was very young then. Buddy taught me so much in such a short time.
~By Waylon Jennings ~


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


It's not really that I've been an advocate for hearing aids for a long time, it's just that I've been losing my hearing for a long time! So it's actually very important for me because I'm actually hearing impaired and I simply want to hear better!
~By Leslie Nielsen ~


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


In our own state, we came up with, I think, what was a very novel approach to closing the gap on the uninsured. To harmonize medical records - which was a major step in getting costs out of the system.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


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 ~


I was in the gym five days a week, two hours a day. At one point, I was going seven days straight. I had put on a lot of weight, and then I started losing it drastically, so I was worried. It turned out I was overworking myself. My trainer told me that I couldn't break a sweat, because I was burning more calories than I was putting on.
~By Taylor Lautner ~


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 ~


I'm a born and bred New Yorker. I belong here. Everytime I leave it's like losing a leg.
~By Judy Holliday ~


In closing I wish to say that while I was sorely beset by a number of white riders in my racing days, I have also enjoyed the friendship of countless thousands of white men whom I class as among my closest friends.
~By Major Taylor ~


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 ~


My psycho-analytic work has convinced me that when in the baby's mind the conflicts between love and hate arise, and the fears of losing the loved one become active, a very important step is made in development.
~By Melanie Klein ~


When I feel like I'm doing my best work, there is a bit of a freedom, a bit of flight that you're not so much losing yourself but you're sort of in the zone.
~By Chris Cooper ~


I don't want people losing respect for me as a player. I want to go out in every game and perform to the highest level. I have no retirement plans. I've had a lot of injuries but I want to continue playing.
~By Robbie Fowler ~


Losing feels worse than winning feels good.
~By Vin Scully ~


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.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


I do like to write but I also like to get and out and play. I am losing track of all the Cooper versions that I do - I have one for Iceland, different one over here.
~By Michael Owen Bruce ~


I'm in competition with myself and I'm losing.
~By Roger Waters ~


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 ~


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


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


I don't think I'll ever fully get over losing the city council seat. I don't know how that happened. But it was less than 1 percent out of 50,000 votes. I'd put in six or seven years into changing L.A.
~By Tom Hayden ~


I get it now; I didn't get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible... and enjoying everything in between.
~By Mia Farrow ~


People are rapidly losing hope and trust. They believe their government has been captured by special interests and no longer cares about them, and they are right.
~By Marcy Kaptur ~


Yet our small business owners across the country are unfairly losing potential interest income on a daily basis until the Business Checking Freedom Act becomes law.
~By Sue Kelly ~


All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.
~By Scott Alexander ~


When I came to DreamWorks, I was in bad trouble. They were in bad trouble. They were millions of dollars in the hole and a few days from closing their doors. I was on my last leg.
~By Toby Keith ~


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 ~


Let me say this: I believe closing Guantanamo is in our Nation's national security interest. Guantanamo is used not only by al-Qaida, but also by other nations, governments, and individuals - people good and bad - as a symbol of America's abuse of Muslims, and it is fanning the flames of anti-Americanism around the world.
~By Diane Feinstein ~


I'm fighting a losing battle here: I'm trying to lose some weight. I love chocolate; that's one of my biggest downfalls. I haven't gotten a whole lot of chocolate, thank goodness, because I'd probably be about 300 pounds.
~By Carrie Underwood ~


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


Winning may not be everything, but losing has little to recommend it.
~By Dianne Feinstein ~


Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
~By Samuel Butler ~


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 ~


I am hoping the four new players can bring in some energy and fresh enthusiasm because they do not have the baggage that comes from being part of a losing side.
~By Andy Pick ~


You're the only one who's closing your eyes at night. There's no one else who can do it for you.
~By James Caan ~


The disappointment of losing is huge.
~By Jack Youngblood ~


We call that person who has lost his father, an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife. But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend, by what name do we call him? Here every language is silent and holds its peace in impotence.
~By Joseph Roux ~


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


If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out.
~By George Brett ~


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


Never change a winning game; always change a losing one.
~By Bill Tilden ~


I have no fear of losing my life - if I have to save a koala or a crocodile or a kangaroo or a snake, mate, I will save it.
~By Steve Irwin ~


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


I think this year we'll open up 900 gross, we're closing some, so the net count is lower, but the 900 are spread all over the place. Some of the closures are relocations, where you're moving it to another place in the marketplace.
~By Jim Cantalupo ~


I never could stand losing. Second place didn't interest me. I had a fire in my belly.
~By Ty Cobb ~


I'm sure Alex will be having to get the masseurs in to work on those legs. You feel tired when you're losing but when you are winning it gives you that bit of an edge.
~By Graham Roberts ~


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


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


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

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May 27 ,2024
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