Winners and Winning Quotes

By | May 17, 2009

Quotations about Winning

Nobody remembers who finished second but the guy who finished second. ~ Bobby Unser

One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project. ~ Denis

The only way to be number one is to be number one. ~ Source Unknown

There are no winners, only survivors. ~ Frank Gifford

No wife can endure a gambling husband; unless he is a steady winner. ~ Thomas Robert Dewar

You’re never as good as everyone tells you when you win, and you’re never as bad as they say when you lose. ~ Lou Holtz

Winning is not a sometime thing; It’s an all the 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. ~ Vince Lombardi

You’ve got to believe you can win. But I believe respect for the fact that you can lose is what you always have to keep in your mind so that nothing surprises you. ~ Andre Agassi

The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better. ~ Barbara Pletcher

Winning isn’t everything, but losing is nothing. ~ Red Symons

Yes, victory is sweet, but it doesn’t necessarily make life any easier the next season or even the next day. ~ Phil Jackson

Every time you win, you’re reborn; when you lose, you die a little. ~ George E. Allen

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry. ~ George Ade

Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing. ~ Vince Lombardi

Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning. ~ George Eliot

You can’t win every week. ~ Caryl Churchill

Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability, experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning. ~ Fred Perry

If you don’t try to win you might as well hold the Olympics in somebody’s back yard. The thrill of competing carries with it the thrill of a gold medal. One wants to win to prove himself the best. ~ Jesse Owens

When you’re a winner you’re always happy, but if you’re happy as a loser you’ll always be a loser. ~ Mark Fordyce

It’s not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference. ~ Bear Bryant

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

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. ~ Zig Ziglar

The one thing that separates the winners from the losers, is, winners take action. ~ Anthony Robbins

The thrill of competing carries with it the thrill of a gold medal. One wants to win to prove himself the best. ~ Jesse Owens

Winning doesn’t make you abetter person, but being a better person will make you a winner. ~ Source Unknown

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

When you’re winning, beer tastes better. ~ Jimmy Dykes

It’s a lot more fun winning. It hurts to lose. ~ Robert Dole

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event. ~ Brian Tracy

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

Winning tastes good. ~ Jean Claude Killy

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

Don’t be afraid to win. ~ Mel Brooks

Always imitate the behavior of the winner when you lose. ~Source Unknown

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

Nothing can seem foul to those who win. ~ William Shakespeare

I win or I die. ~ Joaquin Andujar

You can stand tall without standing on someone. You can be a victor without having victims. ~ Harriet Woods

Winners never quit, and quitters never win. ~ Vince Lombardi

A winner never stops trying. ~ Tom Landry

Winning is everything. The only ones who remember you when you come second are your wife and your dog. ~ Damon Hill

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that’s more productive. ~ Donald Trump

Every winner has scars. ~ Herbert N. Casson

When I lose, I drink, and when I win I celebrate. ~ Bo Belinsky

You learn how to be a gracious winner and an outstanding loser. ~ Joe Namath

When you win, nothing hurts. ~ Joe Namath

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser. ~ Lou Holtz

If you don’t quit, and don’t cheat, and don’t run home when trouble arrives, you can only win. ~ Shelley Long

Any time you try to win everything, you must be willing to lose everything. ~ Larry Csonka

The person who masters himself through self-control and discipline is truly undefeatable. ~ Buddha

The winners in life think constantly in terms of I can, I will and I am. Losers, on the other hand, concentrate their waking thoughts on what they should have or would have done, or what they don’t do. ~ Denis Waitley

The cheerful loser is the winner. ~ Elbert Hubbard

As long as I’ve got one chance to beat you I’m going to take it. ~ Leo Durocher

I’ve learned that you don’t have to win first place to win. ~ Kim Zmeskal

Winners must have two things: definite goals, and a burning desire to achieve them. ~ Brad Burden

Winning becomes easier over time as the cornerstones of confidence become habits. ~ Rosabeth Moss Kanter

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work body and soul. ~ Charles Buxton

If you cannot win, make the one ahead of you break the record. ~ Jan McKeithen

All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means… you’re willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else. ~ Vince Lombardi

Resting on your laurels is as dangerous as resting when you are walking in the snow. You doze off and die in your sleep. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein

To finish first, you must first finish. ~ Rick Mears

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