Quotes about Winning

"If you're not making mistakes, you're not taking risks, and that means you're not going anywhere. The key is to make mistakes faster than the competition, so you have more changes to learn and win."

John W. Holt Jr. (-)


"Winning is not a sometime thing, it's an all time thing. You don't win once in a while, you don't do things right once in a while, you do them right all the time. Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing."

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.


"Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don't like to do."

Albert Gray (-)


"Half a truth is often a great lie."

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [January 6, 1705 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.


"You will never win if you never begin."

Helen Rowland (1876-1950) English-American writer.


"Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday."

Wilma Rudolph (1940-1994) First American woman runner to win three gold medals at a single Olympics.


"About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you're fighting temptation."

Tom Wilson (1931-1978) American cartoonist.


"I figure you have the same chance of winning the lottery whether you play or not."

Frances Ann "Fran" Lebowitz (born October 27, 1950) is an American author.


"Winning is like shaving - you do it every day or you wind up looking like a bum."

Jack French Kemp (July 13, 1935 – May 2, 2009) was an American politician and a collegiate and professional football player.


"The winner is simply someone who gets up one more time than they fall over."

Robin Sieger (-) British business executive and author.