Losing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Losing

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


The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.
~By Adam Smith ~


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 ~


I love competition and really going for it and doing my best, but losing isn't really upsetting to me. I feel like if I do lose, the other person really deserved it.
~By Corbin Bleu ~


I was brought up by two people who just said, Whatever it is you're interested in, go do it. There is no winning or losing. You find out when you do it what the experience is.
~By Kurt Russell ~


That is a big danger, losing your inspiration. When I work in film and television I try to do each take a little differently. I never want to do the same thing twice, because then you're not being spontaneous, you're just recreating something.
~By Karl Urban ~


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 ~


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 house seemed so empty without him. And I thought about the life we'd been building together for all that time. I realized I was on the brink of losing it all. It just scared me into reality.
~By Hunter Tylo ~


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 ~


When I play poker, I don't like losing the pot.
~By Drew Carey ~


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


I feel connected to the Second World War because my father lost his father in that war. So, through my dad and the effect it had on him of losing his father young, I always felt connected to the war. It goes back years, but it still feels to me as if we're completely living in it.
~By Tom Hooper ~


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 ~


Hospitals are closing across the country due to the burden of illegal immigration, college students find that summer jobs have dried up due to illegal immigration, and wages across the board are depressed by the overwhelming influx of cheap and illegal labor.
~By Elton Gallegly ~


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 ~


It's actually not unlike Google at that stage of development. They had an up-and-running site. It wasn't losing very much money, it wasn't making very much money, but it was growing.
~By John Doerr ~


I have always believed that one should not be scared of losing, I think that really is the key.
~By Imran Khan ~


I'm competitive with myself, but not with other people. I set goals for myself. I don't really care about winning or losing as long as I do my best.
~By Lucas Grabeel ~


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


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 ~


WIth football you can have up to 28 guys you consider starters, and if they can pick up the slack when some aren't playing so well, you don't have to turn those two game losing streaks into six-game losing streaks.
~By Tom Brady ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The punctuation of anniversaries is terrible, like the closing of doors, one after another between you and what you want to hold on to.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


We must stop the trend of closing schools and building prisons.
~By Gale Sayers ~


I don't mind losing, but I don't like losing to cheats.
~By Pete Waterman ~


This whole thing about winning and losing is muddy waters. But I can remember, as a young actor, just walking around this city and not being able to get arrested.
~By Jeffrey Tambor ~


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


We are losing the democracy that we're trying to sell in the Mideast and everywhere else right here in our own nation.
~By Rosie O'Donnell ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


With The Key, it was, I had gone through a divorce and losing my father, and just kinda really reminiscing about how much I loved the traditional side of country music, so I made a record that was really traditional from start to finish.
~By Vince Gill ~


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


Poetry is the opening and closing of a door, leaving those who look through to guess about what is seen during the moment.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


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 ~


The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born.
~By Sergio Aragones ~


The fun never goes out, but it changes with the years, with winning and losing.
~By Bear Bryant ~


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 ~


Here's a very good rule of thumb in politics: losing begets losing.
~By John Podhoretz ~


I've been looking at companies that are on a positive path vs. a negative path and I've come to use the language of sports, winning streaks and losing streaks.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


Loss means losing what was We want to change but we don't want to lose. Without time for loss, we don't have time for soul.
~By James Hillman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


You need to play with supreme confidence, or else you'll lose again, and then losing becomes a habit.
~By Joe Paterno ~


Extremely strong, effective, tenacious, and powerful political networks can be built when you fight losing battles as well as when you win.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


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 ~


There are many facts showing that Putin's people enriched themselves by using power mechanisms so that's why for them losing power means losing their fortunes.
~By Garry Kasparov ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 closing of a door can bring blessed privacy and comfort - the opening, terror. Conversely, the closing of a door can be a sad and final thing - the opening a wonderfully joyous moment.
~By Andy Rooney ~


Because of their low earnings and family obligations, Latinas would not be putting much money into private investment accounts. An average Latina could wind up losing thousands of dollars under this proposal.
~By Grace Napolitano ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 U.S has acquired reservoirs of goodwill around the globe over many years. But it is clear - from polling data and ample anecdotal evidence - that America is losing its allure in much of the world.
~By Lee H. Hamilton ~


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 ~


I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I Love to play.
~By Boris Becker ~


About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you're fighting temptation.
~By Tom Wilson ~


The whole wood seemed running now, running hard, hunting, chasing, closing in round something or - somebody? In panic, he began to run too, aimlessly, he knew not whither.
~By Kenneth Grahame ~


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. ~


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 ~


So we are now still dependent on foreign oil, have a problem with global warming, and are losing jobs rapidly to the Japanese in fuel-efficient vehicles as a result of that very shortsighted progress.
~By Jay Inslee ~


I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing.
~By Anais Nin ~


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 ~


Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
~By Donald Trump ~


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 ~


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


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


If our society continues to support basic research on how living organisms function, it is likely that my great grandchildren will be spared the agony of losing family members to most types of cancer.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


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


I've worked with leading men so worried about losing their charm that they were always winking to the audience.
~By Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio ~


I cannot solve the problem of life by losing myself in the problem of art.
~By Tina Modotti ~


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 ~


I'm terrible with money, absolutely awful. I'm always losing it.
~By Ron Wood ~


I got my head bashed in at a demonstration against the Vietnam War. Police were losing control because they were up against a world they really didn't understand.
~By Terry Gilliam ~


It has something to do with the facts and the law and who the judges are. So I think lawyers sometimes exaggerate their role in winning and losing. Lawyers do have a role, and a major role, but they're not the only players in this game.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


People under the influence of cults is similar to that we observe in addicts. Typical behaviour for both includes draining bank accounts, neglecting children, destroying relations with family and losing interest in anything except the drug or cult.
~By Keith Henson ~


There are a lot of things I can take, and a few that I can't. What I can't take is when my older brother, who's everything that I want to be, starts losing faith in things. I saw that look in your eyes last night. I don't ever want to see that look in your eyes again.
~By M. Night Shyamalan ~


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 ~


At a time when we are losing manufacturing jobs in this country, we should be doing everything we can to help our manufacturers stay competitive. They are the backbone of our economy.
~By Debbie Stabenow ~


There will always be nations. The United States will last a long, long time, I believe. France and Germany and Japan, China, other nations, they're going to exist. But they're losing their significance and ability to deal with certain matters.
~By Alan Cranston ~


Okay, when you start to fight for equality, like Anand did in 1995, you could end up losing game 10, like he did, without putting up any kind of fight.
~By Vladimir Kramnik ~


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


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 ~


We're going to have to look very seriously at what we're doing right or wrong because we just keep losing.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


A good balance of winning and losing is important. If you just win all the time, you won't get anything out of it; having some tough losses can be really important.
~By Andrew Shue ~


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


You talk about the values that you have whether they're in favor or not in favor. That's how you lead. The reality is, we're losing more and more elections.
~By Artur Davis ~


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 ~


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 ~


Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.
~By Joe Paterno ~


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


Race, what is that? Race is a competition, somebody winning and somebody losing. Blood doesn't run in races! Come on!
~By Beah Richards ~


Losing my parents was probably the hardest and deepest blow from which I've had to recover.
~By Marlo Thomas ~


Whether you're winning or losing, it is important to always be yourself. You can't change because of the circumstances around you.
~By Cotton Fitzsimmons ~

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January 26 ,2023
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