Winning Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Winning

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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 ~


Designs are increasingly winning competitions because they are literally green, and because somewhere they feature a small windmill.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


In those days reputation was a big thing. If you could win a game before you went out, win it. That could mean winning it in the papers by saying certain things or by not saying certain things. You got very crafty at the game.
~By Tommy Smith ~


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 ~


Getting the support of Syria is the moral equivalent of winning the Klan's endorsement - it might be useful but it doesn't necessarily speak well of you.
~By Jonah Goldberg ~


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


Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything that comes in second.
~By Paul Bryant ~


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


The only way to get back the confidence is to play and win matches. You can practise as much as you like, but you need confidence that comes from playing and winning matches.
~By Greg Rusedski ~


It's about lessons for life. It's not just about winning either.
~By Lynn Davies ~


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 ~


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 ~


Also at the top of the list was my three day appearance on 'Press Your Luck'. In addition to the intense competition of each of those games, it slowly started to dawn on me in the minutes between tapings that I was winning some serious money.
~By Randy West ~


It will be a hard game if you think about winning a championship. We need to think about our own game at the moment and focus on getting good results especially over the Christmas period.
~By Dennis Bergkamp ~


Through everything I've gone through- and I've been everywhere, at the top of the world, in jail, hung over drunk - I never gave up my dream of winning a gold medal in the Olympics.
~By Dan O'Brien ~


In playing or managing, the game of ball is only fun for me when I'm out in front and winning. I don't give a hill of beans for the rest of the game.
~By John McGraw ~


Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing.
~By Marie Carmichael Stopes ~


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 ~


You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
~By Arthur Ashe ~


The big secret to winning elections is to get more votes than your opponent. My friend Representative Robin Hayes is a good example to study.
~By Jesse Helms ~


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 ~


I played Mary Joe Fernandez in the semifinals. She was winning the first set. Second set was very close. I started to play this aggressive game. I think I surprised them.
~By Gabriela Sabatini ~


It was never about winning medals or being famous.
~By Nancy Kerrigan ~


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 ~


The film's success so far involves winning a couple of prizes at Cannes and Sundance, and getting some very nice reviews in newspapers and magazines. That hasn't had a big impact on my life yet.
~By Harvey Pekar ~


Yes, I believe that the art of winning is through intimidation, and not necessarily do you have to speak about it.
~By Mark Spitz ~


Winning is very important to me. I wouldn't be happy with anything less. And I work towards my goal.
~By Nafisa Joseph ~


Even championship-winning teams don't play well all the time.
~By Teddy Sheringham ~


While I was there I became deeply interested in photography, and indeed the most noteworthy event in my early life was winning first, third, fourth and seventh prizes in an international competition for college and high school students.
~By Douglass North ~


This club is all about winning trophies and we've got a chance of bringing the greatest trophy of them all back to Anfield, so it means a great deal obviously.
~By Steven Gerrard ~


When you're dead weight, in the right position, you win. And in reality, you wouldn't see someone my size kicking seven martial arts experts and winning.
~By Joan Severance ~


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


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 ~


Winning is everything.
~By Youlia Maleeva ~


Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor.
~By Norman Mailer ~


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


I never was brought into the league thinking as far as, you know, statistics, things like that. We were really brought into the league in a team concept. Everything was focused around winning.
~By Mark Messier ~


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


Winning tastes good.
~By Jean-Claude Killy ~


Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


The key to a winning season is focusing on one opponent at a time. Winning one week at a time. Never look back and never look ahead.
~By Chuck Noll ~


If I'm going to be out there, I want to be in the top 10 and really have a chance of winning a Grand Slam.
~By Stefan Edberg ~


Ted Turner sailed into the meeting, and I mean sailed. He holds himself as if he were at the helm of his sailboat, in the process of winning the race.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning.
~By Adlai E. Stevenson ~


Winning isn't getting ahead of others. It's getting ahead of yourself.
~By Roger Staubach ~


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


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


In any grass-roots campaign, building an ongoing base of support is as important as winning the ultimate goal.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


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


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


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 ~


The only plan the Administration seems to have for winning the war is that there is no plan and no schedule for our troops to come home and get out of harm's way.
~By Eliot Engel ~


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 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 ~


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


We're first on executions. We're 49th in funding public education. We're in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we're winning.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


Winning teams have the least amount of distractions. They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.
~By Larry Dixon ~


Every winning streak will have to end sometime.
~By Jahangir Khan ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


People are too hung up on winning. I can get off on a really good helmet throw.
~By Bill Lee ~


A winning effort begins with preparation.
~By Joe Gibbs ~


You can't go on winning all the time.
~By Jahangir Khan ~


Similarly, today, we do not know what will happen as we wage the War on Terror. We do know that we can count on the strong support from our closest ally and friend in the world in winning this war to secure our freedoms and the freedoms for all peoples throughout the world.
~By Kit Bond ~


What's a good tournament for him? Winning it. He's good enough.
~By Greg Norman ~


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 ~


Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.
~By Erwin Rommel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


If one thing that bothers me about acting, it's that there's no clear-cut number one. The closest you can get is winning an Academy Award, and I'm going to work on that if it takes me the next 50 years. To my peers, it will mean that I'm the best!
~By Dana Hill ~


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 ~


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


Winning the Revolutionary War, or the Civil War, or World War II were the turning points in our history, the sine qua non of our forward progress.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


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 ~


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


The key to winning is poise under stress.
~By Paul Brown ~


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


But more important than personal awards is winning the World Series. That's the max that anyone could ask for. Let alone to have the ball in your in your glove for the final out of the World Series. That was the ultimate.
~By Dennis Eckersley ~


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 hadn't given much thought to the prospect of a Hugo nomination at the time it happened, but obviously once you're nominated, winning one seems a bit less far-fetched than before.
~By Greg Egan ~


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 ~


The person that said winning isn't everything, never won anything.
~By Mia Hamm ~


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


Of course there are moments that you wonder how long you should be doing it because there are other aspects which are not nice, of this lifestyle. But I just love winning.
~By Ayrton Senna ~


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 ~


But when someone is on a winning horse, and everything looks wonderful, it's very hard as an outsider to persuade them something is wrong.
~By James Wolfensohn ~


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


For the entire state of Georgia, having the premiere of Gone With the Wind on home ground was like winning the Battle of Atlanta 75 years late.
~By Anne Edwards ~


Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster.
~By Ted Lindsay ~


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 ~


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


I'm optimistic because I'm pragmatic: Neither of the two sides, the military government nor the Islamic front, is capable of winning. If they continue to fight, they will both bleed to death.
~By Ahmed Ben Bella ~


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 ~


As a songwriter, there's nothing better than winning Song Of The Year. But I couldn't really celebrate, because it wasn't right. Luther wasn't standing next to me, to receive the award.
~By Richard Marx ~


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 biggest thrill wasn't in winning on Sunday but in meeting the payroll on Monday.
~By Art Rooney ~

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February 29 ,2024
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