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Winning Quotes and sayings
Here are some quotes about winning from those who have experienced victory and defeat. I hope, this collection of quotes will give you some good tips on winning; after all winning is one of the most important things in life. Please give your feedback by commenting.
Winning is about heart, not just legs. It's got to be in the right place.
Lance Armstrong (professional road racing cyclist)
A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.
Pat Riley (professional basketball player and coach)
Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.
Erwin Rommel (German field marshal, also known as Desert Fox)
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
Arthur Ashe (professional tennis player)
Losing feels worse than winning feels good.
Vin Scully (sportscaster)
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Joe Paterno (football coach)
Winning the peace is harder than winning the war.
You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
Margaret Thatcher (ex British prime minister)
A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.
Pierre Corneille (famous seventeenth century French Dramatist)
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
George S. Patton (ex U.S. army officer)
Defeat has its lessons as well as victory.
The most dangerous moment comes with victory.
First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can.
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
Michael Jordan (famous professional basket ball player)
I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose!
Woodrow T. Wilson
Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory.
Miguel de Cervantes
He is senseless who would match himself against a stronger man; for he is deprived of victory and adds suffering to disgrace.
Hesiod (ancient Greek poet)
In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.
Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
Vince Lombardi (football coach)
Winning isn't everything, but the will to win is everything.
Some More Quotes about Winning
In war there is no substitute for victory.
Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.
Play like you're positive on the victory, even though they're leading big now.
Knute Rockne (American football player/ coach)
Failure is only the opportunity to more intelligently begin again.
Henry Ford (American general and field marshal)
The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.
Martina Navratilova (tennis player)
When you are winning a war almost everything that happens can be claimed to be right and wise.
It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up.
Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've ever done before.
Let me win, but if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.
Special Olympics Motto
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
William Hazlitt (English writer)
No one can defeat us unless we first defeat ourselves.
Winning isn't everything, but wanting it is.
Arnold Palmer (famous American golfer)
Those who can win a war well can rarely make a good peace and those who could make a good peace would never have won the war.
No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.
If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?
Triumph is just try with a little umph added.
He conquers twice who conquers himself in victory.
The joy of winning is not as dramatic as the losses were, because I expected us to win.
Jack Youngblood (professional American football player)
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
It seems to be a law of nature, inflexible and inexorable, that those who will not risk cannot win.
John Paul Jones (musician)
A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.
Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.
Paul Bryant (football coach)
Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win.
Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor.
Norman Mailer (American author)
The conditions of conquest are always easy. We have but to toil awhile, endure awhile, believe always, and never turn back.
Marcus Annaeus Seneca