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The problem with winning the rat race is you're still a rat.
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.
Winning is overrated. The only time it is really important is in surgery and war.
The best kids are going to become the best. But the best thing about it is that you're going to learn lessons in playing those sports about winning and losing and teamwork and teammates and arguments and everything else that are going to affect you positively for the rest of your life.
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
Billie Jean King
Some have argued that confronting the threat from Iraq could detract from the war against terror. To the contrary, confronting the threat posed by Iraq is crucial to winning the war on terror.
George W. Bush
The joy I get from winning a major championship doesn't even compare to the feeling I get when a kid writes a letter saying: 'Thank you so much. You have changed my life.'
The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well.
Pierre de Coubertin
Winning is the most important. Everything is consequence of that.
There's always the motivation of wanting to win. Everybody has that. But a champion needs, in his attitude, a motivation above and beyond winning.
Writing an acceptance speech gives you the expectation of winning, and you are therefore devastated or hurt if you didn't win.
Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next.
On the field I'm trying to play for the glory of God but then also I'm trying to give everything I have and win and compete. And so I think more than just winning or losing, I think He cares about where our hearts are when we're playing.
Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor.
About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you're fighting temptation.
There is nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
What I respect as far as in myself and in others is the spirit of just doing it. For better or worse, it may work and it may not, but I'm going to go for it. Ultimately I probably prefer to be respected for that than whether it works out or not, either winning or losing.
And winning is a huge thing for me.
During my 40-year coaching career at West Point, Indiana and Texas Tech, my teams reached the Final Four on five occasions, winning the national championship three times.
The problem is that when government controls the economy, those who can influence government keep winning, and everybody else just stays the same.
Our criminal justice system is fallible. We know it, even though we don't like to admit it. It is fallible despite the best efforts of most within it to do justice. And this fallibility is, at the end of the day, the most compelling, persuasive, and winning argument against a death penalty.
My winning is getting to perform. That's my victory.
I never did say that you can't be a nice guy and win. I said that if I was playing third base and my mother rounded third with the winning run, I'd trip her up.
To come in and win three races already this year and maybe set a record by winning four is pretty unique. But guys like Mark Martin, Rusty Wallace and these guys are not wanting that to happen.
Winning is not always the barometer of getting better.
Winning teams have the least amount of distractions. They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.
At a young age winning is not the most important thing... the important thing is to develop creative and skilled players with good confidence.
As his team prepares, a coach's entire being must be concentrated on winning games.
It's not winning or losing. It's the friends and the people that you meet along the way.
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