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Go ahead, climb up onto the velvet top of the highest stakes table. Place yourself as the bet. Look God in the eyes and finally, for once in your life, lose. (Adyashanti)

Have you ever sabotaged yourself? Ever come close to victory only to slide back into the jaws of defeat? When you are fighting yourself, you can't win. (Robert G. Allen)

Let's face it. In most of life we really are interdependent. We need each other. Staunch independence is an illusion, but heavy dependence isn't healthy, either. The only position of long-term strength is interdependence: win/win. (Greg Anderson)

The Law of Win/Win says, ''Let's not do it your way or my way; let's do it the best way. (Greg Anderson)

You feel for guys you know deserve it, that you know have the ability but will be considered less of a champion if they don't get it done. That's why the guy that wins it does somersaults. (Mario Andretti)

In order to win, we pay with energy and effort and discipline. If we lose, we pay in disappointment, discontent, and lack of fulfillment. (Maya Angelou)

Most people can stay motivated for two or three months. A few people can stay motivated for two or three years. But a winner can stay motivated for thirty years – or as long as it takes to win. (Anonymous)

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)

Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. (Richard Bach)

When you find the delight of being in tune with the subject's source, in the realization that you are an important part of nature's dynamic principle, you win twice over. The work comes out of that experience. (Andrew Baker)

If I ever have a conflict between art and nature, I let art win. (Robert Bateman)

The media network has its idols, but its principal idol is its own style which generates an aura of winning and leaves the rest in darkness. It recognizes neither pity nor pitilessness. (John Berger)

A loser doesn't know what he'll do if he loses but talks about what he'll do if he wins and a winner doesn't talk about what he'll do if he wins but knows what he'll do if he loses. (Eric Berne)

-Master of Stupidity...
If you're confused about what to do, it's a sign that your enemy is winning. (Toba Beta)

Remember that each of us has been given a special gift - just for entering. So you are already a winner! (Swami Beyondananda)

Every time I started going in the direction of thinking how it might turn out, I started to just turn my brain around and not go there, because I think the surest way to guarantee that you won't win is to assume that you will. (Brad Bird)

Where the loser saw barriers, the winner saw hurdles. (Robert Brault)

To win you've got to stay in the game. (Claude M. Bristol)

In real life, it is the hare who wins. Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game. (Anita Brookner)

-Pieces of Hate and Other Enthusiasms, 1922
The tragedy of life is not that man loses but that he almost wins. (Heywood Broun)

A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place. (H. Jackson Brown, Jr.)

The first rule is not to lose. The second rule is not to forget the first rule. (Warren Buffett)

Be it jewel or toy, not the prize gives the joy, but the striving to win the prize. (Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton)

The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream. (Barbara Bush)

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)

The halls in the small Western towns in which I played were often loud and boisterous. One day I walked into a saloon, and was soon involved in a poker game with some gun-toting cowboys, and I was winning. I was afraid for a moment that my concert tour might come to an unforeseen conclusion. Finally, I was fortunate enough to lose. (Pablo Casals)

-Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother...
At the Winner's concert where Sophia performed, as I watched her deft fingers fluttering and tumbling up and down the piano like real butterfly wings, I was overcome with pride, exhilaration, and hope. I couldn't wait for the next day, to work more with Sophia, and to learn more music together. (Amy Chua)

Only in Canada could somebody with a voice like mine win 'Vocalist of the Year.' (Leonard Cohen)

In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time. (Robert Collier)

It has been a bitter mortification for me to digest the conclusion that the 'race is for the strong' and that I shall probably do little more but be content to admire the strides others made in science. (Charles Darwin)

Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win. (Bernadette Devlin)

If all the world be worth thy winning. / Think, oh think it worth enjoying: / Lovely Thaïs sits beside thee, / Take the good the gods provide thee. (John Dryden)

I never play, because I am not rich enough to afford to lose or poor enough to want to win. (Alexandre Dumas)

There's no prize for winning the race, but there's a prize for what you know at the end. (Mike Feinberg)

History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats. (B. C. Forbes)

Winners are those people who make it a habit of doing the things losers are uncomfortable doing. (Ed Foreman)

Picture yourself vividly as winning and that alone will contribute immeasurably to success. Great living starts with a picture, held in your imagination, of what you would like to do or be. (Harry Emerson Fosdick)

Great, big, serious novels always get awards. If it's a battle between a great, big, serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed. (Neil Gaiman)

The player of the inner game comes to value the art of relaxed concentration above all other skills; he discovers a true basis for self-confidence; and he learns that the secret to winning any game lies in not trying too hard. (W. Timothy Gallwey)

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. (Mahatma Gandhi)

-to high school grads...
Your school may have done away with winners and losers, but life has not. (Bill Gates)

-the day he won first prize in Junior Watercolour, age 14...
That day I became a painter. I now knew what I needed - freedom of the pathways, freedom to do as I wished with what I saw, freedom to catch wonder before it disappeared, freedom to become proficient and the freedom to sign my own name to whatever at will. (Robert Genn)

Turtur quoque blandiatur - The turtle also has winning ways. (Kjerkius Gennius, 36BC)

We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win. (Edward Gibbon)

Being champion is all well and good, but you can't eat a crown. (Althea Gibson)

Winning once can be a fluke; winning twice proves you are the best. (Althea Gibson)

Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don't like to do. (Albert Gray)

Have I won awards? Yes. Is it important? Maybe. It gives me a boost of confidence, kicks in my competitive side and it's always a compliment, but as an artist I would have to say no. (Peggy Guichu)

Convincing yourself doesn't win an argument. (Robert Half)

The way to get the most out of a victory is to follow it with another that makes it look small. (Henry S. Haskins)

It is better to succeed than to win. (David R. Hawkins)

Every person who wins in any undertaking must be willing to cut all sources of retreat. Only by doing so can one be sure of maintaining that state of mind known as a burning desire to win - essential to success. (Napoleon Hill)

A quitter never wins - and a winner never quits. (Napoleon Hill)

There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it. (Napoleon Hill)

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)

The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win. (Edgar Watson Howe)

I've found that small wins, small projects, small differences often make huge differences. (Rosabeth Moss Kanter)

The goal of winning is not losing two times in a row. (Rosabeth Moss Kanter)

- on court-awarded $4 million in damages for husband's deception...
I never saw a cent of it, but I won. (Margaret Keane)

It is possible for the human spirit to win after all. (Jack Kerouac)

No one that ever lived has ever had enough power, prestige, or knowledge to overcome the basic condition of all life - you win some and you lose some. (Ken S. Keyes Jr.)

If you can fill the unforgiving minute / With sixty seconds' worth of distance run, / Yours is the Earth and everything that's in it, / And - which is more - you'll be a Man, my son! (Rudyard Kipling)

Most people have the will to win; few have the will to prepare to win. (Bob Knight)

Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later win a little more. (Louis L'Amour)

Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose! (Karl Lagerfeld)

When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn. (Tom Landry)

Ultimately, everybody who invests effort on their passions is a winner. (Gary Lanthrum)

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

If you spend 10,000 hours on the bunny slope, you're never going to win the World Cup. You've got to challenge yourself, ski the double blacks, go out when it's blowin' and snowin' as well as when it's sunny and smooth. (Bob Lefsetz)

I'd rather make the cut in the Crosby than win another Oscar. (Jack Lemmon)

No one alive today has a single ancestor in his or her past who died in infancy. We are the champions, my friend! (Daniel J. Levitin)

Slow and steady wins the race. (Robert Lloyd)

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score? (Vince Lombardi)

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing. You don't win once in awhile; you don't do things right once in awhile, you do them right all the time. Winning is a habit. (Vince Lombardi)

Remember you will not always win. Some days, the most resourceful individual will taste defeat. But there is... always tomorrow - after you have done your best to achieve success today. (Maxwell Maltz)

This is where you will win the battle - in the playhouse of your mind. (Maxwell Maltz)

You are not a victim. No matter what you have been through, you're still here. You may have been challenged, hurt, betrayed, beaten and discouraged, but nothing has defeated you. You are still here! You have been delayed but not denied. You are not a victim, you are a victor. You have a history of victory. (Steve Maraboli)

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

Don't discuss yourself, for you are bound to lose; if you belittle yourself, you are believed; if you praise yourself, you are disbelieved. (Michel de Montaigne)

Women are asking what privileges their own breadwinning buys. (Liza Mundy)

When you win, nothing hurts. (Joe Namath)

Whoever said, 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts,' probably lost. (Martina Navratilova)

Most lawyers who win a case advise their clients, 'We have won,' and when justice has frowned upon their cause ... 'You have lost.' (Louis Nizer)

Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible. (George Orwell)

It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory. (Blaise Pascal)

Many men have succeeded in winning high renown by skill that is the fruit of teaching. (Pindar)

Winners compare their achievements with their goals, while losers compare their achievements with those of other people. (Nido Qubein)

Winners take the action that others won't. (James Arthur Ray)

You wonder sometimes if you will ever win. At times you wonder if you are ever going to get any closer to honoring the scene before you, until one day you turn back and look over your shoulder and you realize you've come much farther than you thought - in fact you now know you've come too far to turn back. (William F. Reese)

Many medal winners dream of competing in a sport other than the one they're famous for. (Mary Lou Retton)

Win or lose – do it fairly. (Knute Rockne)

The boy who is going to make a great man must not make up his mind merely to overcome a thousand obstacles, but to win in spite of a thousand repulses and defeats. (Theodore Roosevelt)

I just paint to fulfill an urge. When I don't have the urge, I just don't paint. This is not some stupid contest. But if it is, I feel like the winner that came in last. (Jim Rowe)

To be a good loser is to learn how to win. (Carl Sandburg)

That I sometimes win is relative; that I always try is essential - for I can only really lose if I do not try. (Larry E. Santucci)

Because people have no thoughts to deal in, they deal cards, and try and win one another's money. Idiots! (Arthur Schopenhauer)

I cannot win anything until I am willing to lose everything. (Kennedy Schultz)

It's the steady, quiet, plodding ones who win in the lifelong race. (Robert W. Service)

Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing. (William Shakespeare)

Win together today and we walk together forever. (Fred Shero)

Make sure you're playing a game you can win - even if you have to break the rules. (Dan Sullivan)

Now at last I have come to see what life is, / Nothing is ever ended, everything only begun, / And the brave victories that seem so splendid / Are never really won. (Sara Teasdale)

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you're still a rat. (Lily Tomlin)

What separates the winners from the losers is how a person reacts to each new twist of fate. (Donald Trump)

You can never quit. Winners never quit, and quitters never win. (Ted Turner)

When it comes to winning, you need the skill and the will. (Frank Tyger)

By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try, the world is beyond the winning. (Lao Tzu)

If you think you are beaten, you are; / If you think you dare not, you don't! / If you'd like to win, but think you can't, / It's almost a cinch that you won't. (Author unknown)

Each player must accept the cards life deals: but once they are in hand, one must decide alone how to play the cards in order to win the game. (Voltaire)

Winners make it happen. Losers let it happen. (Denis Waitley)

One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do-it-yourself project. (Denis Waitley)

Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art - an individual masterpiece. (Denis Waitley)

The marketplace declares the ultimate winners. (Coulter Watt)

With but few exceptions, it is always the underdog who wins through sheer willpower. (Johnny Weissmuller)

Stupidity can win for a moment, but it can never really succeed because the nature of humans is to seek freedom. Rulers can delay that freedom, but they cannot stop it. (Ai Weiwei)

There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win. (Elie Wiesel)

One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. (Oscar Wilde)

Why is there no one here with me? (Anonymous winner)

She wins who calls herself beautiful and challenges the world to change to truly see her. (Naomi Wolf)

Fields are won by those who believe in the winning. (Tom Wolfe)

Alexander, Caesar, Napoleon, you all had great moments, but you never tasted the supreme triumph; you were never a farm boy riding in from the fields on a bulging rack of new-mown hay. (Grant Wood)

I Sing what was lost and dread what was won, / I walk in a battle fought over again... (William Butler Yeats)

It is like the case of archers: if they start out competing, they'll never achieve good marksmanship. It is only after long practice without thought of winning or losing that they can hit the target. If even a single thought of winning and losing abides in the heart, you will be chained by winning and losing. (Ying-an)

The will to win is worthless if you do not have the will to prepare. (Thane Yost)

If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner. (Zig Ziglar)

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