Quotes about Winning

"He will win who knows when to fight and when not to fight."

Laozi also Lao Tse, Lao Tu, Lao-Tzu, Lao-Tsu, Laotze, Lao Zi, Laocius, and other variations (-) was a mystic philosopher of ancient China, and is a central figure in Taoism (also spelled "Daoism").


"If you don't gamble, you'll never win."

Aldous Leonard Huxley (26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963) was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family.


"To become a champion, fight one more round. "

James John "Gentleman Jim" Corbett (September 1, 1866 – February 18, 1933) was a heavyweight boxing champion, best known as the man who defeated the great John L. Sullivan.


"Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can."

Paul Tournier (May 12, 1898 - October 7, 1986) was a Swiss physician and author who had acquired a worldwide audience for his work in pastoral counseling.


"One man with courage makes a majority."

Andrew Jackson (March 15, 1767 – June 8, 1845) was the seventh President of the United States (1829–1837).


"There are times when fear is good. It must keep it's watchful place at the heart's controls. There is advantage in the wisdom won from pain."

Aeschylus (c. 524/525 BC – c. 455/456 BC) was the first of the three ancient Greek tragedians whose work has survived, the others being Sophocles and Euripides, and is often recognized as the father of tragedy.


"Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future."

Denis E. Waitley (born 1933) is an American motivational speaker and writer, consultant and best-selling author.


"Courage is as often the outcome of despair as of hope; in the one case we have nothing to lose, in the other, everything to gain."

Diane de Poitiers (3 September 1499 – 25 April 1566) was a French noblewoman and a courtier at the courts of kings Francis I and his son, Henry II of France. She became notorious as the latter's favourite mistress.


"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."

Larry Bird (born 1956) American professional basketball player.


"If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?."

Vincent Thomas Lombardi (June 11, 1913 – September 3, 1970) was an American football coach. He is a legendary football figure, best known as the head coach of the Green Bay Packers during the 1960s.