Winning Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Winning

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If you're going to dedicate every second to winning the decathlon, what are you doing wasting your time in bed?
~By Bruce Jenner ~


I had always dreamed of winning Wimbledon and when it happened it was very stressful. It was more of a relief!
~By Pat Cash ~


It's real nice and exciting for me to break the records, but it's more exciting for me to be on a winning team.
~By Dan Marino ~


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


Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is.
~By Arnold Palmer ~


Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared.
~By Barack Obama ~


There is winning and there is misery.
~By Bill Parcells ~


For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.
~By Emmitt Smith ~


We have to get better at that. All of the Stanley Cup winning teams throughout the past few seasons, when they needed to play defense, they did it. If you can play defense, that's when you know it's game over.
~By Steve Yzerman ~


I got into the race and people literally laughed. They thought I had no chance of winning.
~By Patrick McHenry ~


The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
~By Francis Bacon ~


I do not think that winning is the most important thing. I think winning is the only thing.
~By Bill Veeck ~


The secret to winning is constant, consistent management.
~By Tom Landry ~


My winning is getting to perform. That's my victory.
~By Kelly Clarkson ~


Were this not Texas, were there not a state where there were no protections at all and where the law was clear on that, I think CBS and Mary Mapes and Dan Rather and all of us had a very good chance of winning. So this is an ongoing battle about an issue of principle.
~By Floyd Abrams ~


What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.
~By John McEnroe ~


Winning the Pulitzer is wonderful and it's an honor and I feel so humbled and so grateful, but I think that I'll think of it very much as the final sort of final moment for this book and put it behind me along with the rest of the book, as I write more books.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


I always won in my imagination. I always hit the game-winning shot, or I hit the free throw. Or if I missed, there was a lane violation, and I was given another one.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


Getting the nomination is like gravy. Winning would be like whatever is better than gravy.
~By Billy Bob Thornton ~


I said to myself I've got to go up there and do it because the New York Mets keep winning every day. The game was on the line and I wanted to go out there and come through for my team. That win tonight means a lot for us.
~By Sammy Sosa ~


Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've ever done before.
~By Bonnie Blair ~


My kitty cats could rely on my poker winnings.
~By Nicole Sullivan ~


We count on winning. And if we lose, don't beef. And the best way to prevent beefing is - don't lose.
~By Knute Rockne ~


Winning a Grand Slam changes everything. There is so much off-court stuff to deal with. And there are expectations of keeping it going that make it tough.
~By Mary Pierce ~


A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.
~By Pat Riley ~


We have to say now we think the character of the party has changed so far it will take something very exceptional, something really out of the ordinary line to make us be convinced there's a chance of winning back the party.
~By Shirley Williams ~


Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
~By George Orwell ~


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 ~


Winning the Pulitzer is not that big a deal. I have seen hundreds of plays that have won the prize and you couldn't sit half way through it. The Pulitzer is a common prize that means very little.
~By Richard Harris ~


The only thing bad about winning the pennant is that you have to manage the All-Star Game the next year. I'd rather go fishing for three years.
~By Whitey Herzog ~


The future author is one who discovers that language, the exploration and manipulation of the resources of language, will serve him in winning through to his way.
~By Thornton Wilder ~


If you can get an out on one pitch, take it. Let the strikeouts come on the outstanding pitches. Winning is the big thing. If you throw a lot of pitches, before you know it, your arm is gone.
~By Dwight Gooden ~


Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward; they may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


We won the European Championship last September and now the world title. That is some year for French beach soccer! Now comes the hard part. We have to keep improving and that's difficult because it's tough to do better than winning a world title.
~By Eric Cantona ~


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


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?
~By Lane Kirkland ~


Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.
~By Vince Lombardi ~


The longer you play, the better chance the better player has of winning.
~By Jack Nicklaus ~


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


Imagination has a great deal to do with winning.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


I know I'll never feel that sensation of racing and winning again and that took a while to get used to. The Tour was a race I never thought I could lose.
~By Greg LeMond ~


For more than two centuries since winning our own freedom, we the people of the United States have repeatedly answered the call to lead the quest for freedom around the globe.
~By Mac Thornberry ~


I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to sport.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


Anyone can support a team that is winning - it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage.
~By Bart Starr ~


The old rules and the old methods of winning are gone.
~By Dick Morris ~


In some ways, that's the story of my season - when I wasn't making big mistakes, I was winning races and being on the podium. And when I made mistakes I was still fourth or fifth, just off the podium.
~By Bode Miller ~


If you would be just as content winning a local Golden Gloves fight as you would making a pile of money as a professional, then fine, go become a boxer. But if the whole idea is for you to get rich, my God, stay in school and learn a profession.
~By Gerald McRaney ~


An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents: What does happen is that the opponents gradually die out.
~By Max Planck ~


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


But seriously, I think overall in the scheme of things winning an Emmy is not important. Let's get our priorities straight. I think we all know what's really important in life - winning an Oscar.
~By Ellen DeGeneres ~


Grandma cheated whenever she could. She cheated because it was a much more scientific and surer way of winning than trusting to luck.
~By Allan Sherman ~


The U.S. Forces are winning in Iraq. It is to be hoped that they will win at home also.
~By John Linder ~


Material possessions, winning scores, and great reputations are meaningless in the eyes of the Lord, because He knows what we really are and that is all that matters.
~By John Wooden ~


One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics.
~By Paul Begala ~


As a citizen of the great city of Chicago, I find it impossible to root against the White Sox. The White Sox organization has been much more consistent, in my lifetime at least, at putting a winning ballclub on the field.
~By Billy Corgan ~


We were succeeding. When you looked at specifics, this became a war of attrition. We were winning.
~By William Westmoreland ~


The problem is that when government controls the economy, those who can influence government keep winning, and everybody else just stays the same.
~By Marco Rubio ~


Picture yourself vividly as winning, and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half.
~By Bum Phillips ~


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 ~


Winning is the science of being totally prepared.
~By George Allen, Sr. ~


It hasn't been hard getting nominated, but winning it is another thing. The competition is tough.
~By Gary Burton ~


Winning isn't everything. Wanting to win is.
~By Catfish Hunter ~


Just before I got down here I had a chance to see Agassi play another game and he smoked another player, which was nice to see. Someone who a lot of people thought couldn't come back and now he's winning.
~By Elvis Stojko ~


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 ~


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.
~By Hilaire Belloc ~


Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next.
~By George Steinbrenner ~


The problem with winning the rat race is you're still a rat.
~By Lily Tomlin ~


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


Success is like winning the sweepstakes or getting killed in an automobile crash. It always happens to somebody else.
~By Allan Sherman ~


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 ~


Winning a competition in architecture is a ticket to oblivion. It's just an idea. Ninety-nine per cent never get built.
~By Daniel Libeskind ~


Players should know that if you can't make the contribution of the winning shot, that your attitude every day when you come to practice, or the positive contribution you make through cheering and keeping up team morale, is just as important in the overall picture.
~By Sue Wicks ~


I was a fighter and very determined. There was no way I was going to back out without winning.
~By Christine Lahti ~


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 ~


Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything in second place.
~By William C. Bryant ~


So how critics will perceive your film or your work, or whether your movie is going to make $100 million at the box office, or whether you are going to be winning any awards - well, you have no control over that.
~By Charlize Theron ~


I remember winning the first time, you know, suddenly everybody expects, well, okay, now he should win every time he tees it up, win six tournaments.
~By Retief Goosen ~


Boxing is about being hit rather more than it is about hitting, just as it is about feeling pain, if not devastating psychological paralysis, more than it is about winning.
~By Joyce Carol Oates ~


When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise.
~By Winston Churchill ~


Part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now and facts and science and argument does not seem to be winning the day all the time is because we're hardwired not to always think clearly when we're scared. And the country's scared.
~By Barack Obama ~


There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.
~By Gary Gygax ~


The talk of winning our share is not the easy one of disengagement and flight, but the hard one of work, of short as well as long jumps, of disappointments, and of sweet success.
~By Roy Wilkins ~


Actually, the Kentucky moment was better than winning the two National Championships, because it was the epitome of what I try to get from a team in a crisis situation.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


It meant as much to me as winning the Oscar.
~By Judy Holliday ~


Between Clive Owen winning at the Golden Globes and the British Academy announcing its nominations, of which Sideways received only one, I'm feeling pretty humbled these days.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


Swimming isn't everything, winning is.
~By Mark Spitz ~


Winning is the most important. Everything is consequence of that.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


I would have loved to have played for Joe Gibbs. Look at his record of winning three Super Bowls.
~By John Elway ~


A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.
~By Chuck Noll ~


The joy of winning is not as dramatic as the losses were, because I expected us to win.
~By Jack Youngblood ~


I'm bi-winning. I win here, I win there.
~By Charlie Sheen ~


And when you start talking about the practicality of winning a race like that - you've got to remember we're not talking about winning 51 percent of the vote. We're talking about winning 36, 37, 38 percent of the vote.
~By Hamilton Jordan ~


I always had to keep improving my skills in order to remain competitive and keep winning.
~By Edwin Moses ~


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 ~


These guys who keep on playing but aren't winning, you've got to sit them down and let them figure it out and perform a little gut-check on themselves.
~By Payne Stewart ~


We are at war, and our security as a nation depends on winning that war.
~By Condoleezza Rice ~


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


I would never say one was more important or more gratifying than the next because there's a tremendous amount of work, as you know, that goes into winning a cup.
~By Mark Messier ~


For me, half the joy of achieving has been the struggle and the fight, the pitting myself against the world and all its competition - and winning.
~By Conrad Veidt ~

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May 27 ,2022
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