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Winners And Winning Quotes

Anybody can win unless there happens to be a second entry.

Author: George Ade (1866-1944)

Profession: American Humorist, Playwright

Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision.

Author: Muhammad Ali (1942)

Profession: American Boxer

Every time you win, you're reborn; when you lose, you die a little.

Author: George E. Allen (1832-1907)

Profession: British Publisher, Author, Engraver

You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.

Author: Arthur Ashe (1943-1993)

Profession: African-American Tennis Player

Ever notice that people never say ''It's only a game'' when they're winning?

Author: Ivern Ball


Guts are a combination of confidence, courage, conviction, strength of character, stick-to-itiveness, pugnaciousness, backbone, and intestinal fortitude. They are mandatory for anyone who wants to get to and stay at the top.

Author: D A Benton

Profession: American Author

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.

Author: Larry Bird (1956)

Profession: American Basketball Player, Coach

The world is full of people who never quite get into the first team and who just miss the prizes at the flower show.

Author: Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974)

Profession: British Scientist, Author

I don't believe in this business of being behind, better to be in front.

Author: Mel Brooks (1926)

Profession: American Actor, Director

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

Author: Les Brown (1945)

Profession: American Speaker, Author, Trainer, Motivator Lecturer

A winner never whines.

Author: Paul Brown

Profession: American Football Coach

It's not the will to win, but the will to prepare to win that makes the difference.

Author: Bear Bryant (1913-1983)

Profession: American Football Coach

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

Author: Arthur Calwell


The first man gets the oyster, the second man gets the shell.

Author: Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919)

Profession: American Industrialist, Philanthropist

Any time you try to win everything, you must be willing to lose everything.

Author: Larry Csonka (1946)

Profession: American Football Player