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Losers And Losing Quotes

Losing doesn't eat at me the way it used to. I just get ready for the next play, the next game, the next season.

Author: Troy Aikman

Profession: American Football Player

No one knows what to say in the loser's locker room.

Author: Muhammad Ali (1942)

Profession: American Boxer

Knute Rockne liked bad loser. He said good losers lose too often.

Author: George E. Allen (1832-1907)

Profession: British Publisher, Author, Engraver

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.

Author: Marcus Aurelius (121-80 AD)

Profession: Roman Emperor, Philosopher

Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

The art of losing isn't hard to masters; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster.

Author: Elizabeth Bishop (1911-1979)

Profession: American Poet

The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all its own.

Author: Bill Bradley

Profession: American Basketball Player

I'm not much of a golfer, I don't have any friends and, all I like to do is go home and be alone, and not worry about ways not to lose.

Author: Bear Bryant (1913-1983)

Profession: American Football Coach

One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.

Author: Samuel Butler (1612-1680)

Profession: British Poet, Satirist

Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.

Author: Galeazzo Ciano


I hate to lose more than I love to win.

Author: Jimmy Connors (1952)

Profession: American Tennis Player

I think we now come to the park expecting to win instead of playing not to lose.

Author: Eric Davis


You're never a loser until you quit trying.

Author: Mike Ditka

Profession: American Football Player, Coach of Chicago Bears

A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about.

Author: Fyodor Dostoevski (1821-1881)

Profession: Russian Novelist

Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.

Author: Leo Durocher (1905-1991)

Profession: American Baseball Player/Manager