Losing Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Losing

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


I wouldn't accept losing as a team, wouldn't accept losing as my team. It's like a war every practice. I think it helped us a lot.
~By Peter Forsberg ~


Play difficult and interesting things. If you play boring things, you risk losing your appetite. Saxophone can be tedious with too much of the same.
~By Steve Lacy ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


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 ~


Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead.
~By Jackie Robinson ~


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 ~


Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.
~By Julie Delpy ~


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 ~


Sport and life is about losing. It's about understanding how to lose.
~By Lynn Davies ~


It is setting goals and trying to be a business person, but at the same time not losing sight of who you are writing songs for and what your goals are as a songwriter. So believe me, if you think I've got it down I don't it is a constant struggle.
~By Christine Lavin ~


Closing the gap for women entrepreneurs should be a priority for the federal government - and yet the Small Business Administration has failed in their promise to women business owners.
~By Ruben Hinojosa ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The first Monopoly game I played with my brothers, I hated losing so much, I just had to beat them.
~By Drew Carey ~


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


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


While you're saving your face, you're losing your ass.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


The pain comes from knowing that we have never been safe, and therefore will never be safe again. It comes from knowing we can never be so ignorant again. It comes from knowing we can never be children again. Losing innocence. Remembering heaven. That was the essence of hell.
~By John Jakes ~


Victory is fleeting. Losing is forever.
~By Billie Jean King ~


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I never think about losing.
~By Lou Ferrigno ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We are losing our living systems, social systems, cultural systems, governing systems, stability, and our constitutional health, and we're surrendering it all at the same time.
~By Paul Hawken ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Every time you lose an animal, it's like losing a brick from the house. Pretty soon the house just falls down, you know?
~By Bindi Irwin ~


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 think some parents now look at a youngster failing as the final thing. It's a process, and failure is part of the process. I would like it if the teacher and the parents would connect more. I think that used to be, but we're losing a little bit of that right now.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


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 ~


In fact, it struck me when we invaded last year that if we did it without European and East Asian support, we were risking losing our alliance in Europe in exchange for Iraq, and that is a very undesirable exchange.
~By William Odom ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 you're in danger of losing a thing it becomes precious and when it's around us, it's in tedious abundance and we take it for granted as if we're going to live forever, which we're not.
~By John McGahern ~


As I said, I began losing confidence in my instincts, which is tough and very bad for an instinctive person.
~By Kim Novak ~


Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity as at the moment when they are losing faith in them, and know it, but do not dare yet to confess it to themselves.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


What was important to me was entertaining the audience, and whether that meant winning, losing, singing, or whatever it was on the live show we were doing every week, which was awesome, I was game for it.
~By Dwayne Johnson ~


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 ~


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'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 ~


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


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


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


I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad that we don't have a system where the losing team has to pay the winning team's lawyers.
~By Carol Burnett ~


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


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 ~


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


And I have been able to give freedom and life which was acknowledged in the ecstasy of walking hand in hand across the most beautiful bridge of the world, the cables enclosing us and pulling us upward in such a dance as I have never walked and never can walk with another.
~By Hart Crane ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The problem with losing your anonymity is that you can never go back.
~By Marla Maples ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~

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