Winning isn’t everything!

By | September 9, 2008

Sayings about Winners and Winning

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody. ~ Richard M. Nixon

Although I wanted my players to work to win, I tried to convince them they had always won when they had done their best. ~ John Wooden

Applaud us when we run, Console us when we fall, Cheer us when we recover. ~ Edmund Burke

Learn to think like a winner. Think positive and visualize your strengths. ~ Vic Braden

If you’re a champion, you have to have it in your heart. ~ Chris Evert

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

Everything looks nicer when you win. The girls are prettier. The cigars taste better. The trees are greener. ~ Billy Martin

If you want to be a winner, hang around with winners. ~ Christopher D. Furman

If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner. ~ Zig Ziglar

There is no doubt in my mind that there are many ways to be a winner, but there is really only one way to be a loser, and that is to fail and not look beyond the failure. ~Kyle Rote Jr.

Winners are ordinary people with extraordinary heart. ~ Source Unknown

A quitter never wins, and a winner never quits ~ Source Unknown

You can’t be a winner and be afraid to lose. ~ Charles Lynch

Life is strange. Every so often a good man wins. ~ Frank Dane

They always win who side with God. ~ Frederick W. Faber

Winning isn’t everything to me, but it’s a close second. Losing isn’t something that I can just brush off and fake a smile to hide my frustration. It’s that will and determination that I hope will get me where I want to go. ~ Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory. ~ Arthur Ashe

Winning is important to me, but what brings me real joy is the experience of being fully engaged in whatever I’m doing. ~ Phil Jackson

Champions aren’t made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them — a desire, a dream, a vision. ~ Muhammad Ali

The winner persistently programs his pluses; the loser mournfully magnifies his minuses. ~ William A. Ward

If you set a goal for yourself and are able to achieve it, you have won your race. Your goal can be to come in first, to improve your performance, or just to finish the race — it’s up to you. ~ David Scott

You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge. ~ Damon Runyon

If you’ve had a good time playing the game, you’re a winner even if you lose. ~ Malcolm S. Forbes

If it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score? ~ Vince Lombardi

The media attention. It’s only good when your winning, but when you’re winning, it’s great. When you’re losing around here, you’re a complete bum. ~ Carson Palmer

A losing football team looks at excuses. A championship football team looks at solutions. ~ Jimmy Johnson

Winner expects to win in advance. Life is a self-fulfilling prophesy. ~Source Unknown

The only way to win is to fight on the side of your adversaries. ~ Francis Picabia

The only yardstick for success our society has is being a champion. No one remembers anything else. ~ John Madden

Win or lose, playing at all is winning. ~ Wolfgang Nording

It is not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game ever starts. ~ Addison Walker

Everyone wants to win, but I think winners believe they deserve to win. They’ve made the commitment, they’ve followed the right path, and they’ve taken the right steps to be successful. ~ Amy Ruley

There are one hundred and ninety nine ways to beat, but only one way to win; get there first. ~ Willie Shoemaker

There are winners, there are losers and there are people who have not yet learned how to win. ~ Les Brown

Sometimes a winner is just a dreamer that never gave up. ~ Source Unknown n

A winner never whines. ~ Paul Brown

Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don’t like to do. ~ Albert Gray

It is a silly game where nobody wins. ~ Thomas Fuller

If winning was easy, then everybody would be doing it. It’s the hard that makes it great! ~ A League of Their Own Movie

Ever notice that people never say “It’s only a game” when they’re winning? ~ Ivern Ball

A winner loses more often than losers. ~ Source Unknown

It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies. ~ Arthur Calwell

From nobody to upstart. From upstart to contender. From contender to winner. From winner to champion. From champion to Dynasty. ~ Pat Riley

Those who know how to win are much more numerous than those who know how to make proper use of their victories. ~ Polybius

Remember that the horse that finishes a neck ahead wins the race. ~ Source Unknown

I am a winner each and every time I go into the ring. ~ George Foreman

If you don’t play to win, why keep score? ~ Vernon Law

Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it. ~ Arthur Ashe

Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream. ~ Emmitt Smith

A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.~ Larry Bird

Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose. ~ George Meredith

I don’t believe in this business of being behind, better to be in front. ~ Mel Brooks

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