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90 Inspiring Quotes About Winning (ATTITUDE)

Top 10 Motivational Quotes About Winning

The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. - Confucius
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential… these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence. – Confucius
You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday. - Jason Mraz
You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday. – Jason Mraz
You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win. - 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
Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've ever done before. - Bonnie Blair
Winning doesn’t always mean being first. Winning means you’re doing better than you’ve ever done before. – Bonnie Blair
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. - Paul Tournier
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can. – Paul Tournier
Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. - Vince Lombardi
Winning isn’t everything, but wanting to win is. – Vince Lombardi
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength. – Arnold Schwarzenegger
Not all dreamers are winners, but all winners are dreamers. Your dream is the key to your future. - Mark Gorman
Not all dreamers are winners, but all winners are dreamers. Your dream is the key to your future. – Mark Gorman
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure. - Theodore Roosevelt
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure. – Theodore Roosevelt
A quitter never wins and a winner never quits. - Napoleon Hill
A quitter never wins and a winner never quits. – Napoleon Hill

20 Inspirational Quotes About Winning and Losing

“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
We see them all around us the winners and the losers. The losers can oftentimes become winners, and the winners can very easily become losers. - William S. Burroughs
We see them all around us: the winners and the losers. The losers can oftentimes become winners, and the winners can very easily become losers. – William S. Burroughs

“There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you’re involved in, whether it’s a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agents or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.”

Gary Gygax
I know life goes on if you make a big bet and you lose. But if you don't give yourself the best chance of winning, you're going to kick yourself tomorrow. - James Holzhauer
I know life goes on if you make a big bet and you lose. But if you don’t give yourself the best chance of winning, you’re going to kick yourself tomorrow. – James Holzhauer
In life, winning and losing will both happen. What is never acceptable is quitting. - Magic Johnson
In life, winning and losing will both happen. What is never acceptable is quitting. – Magic Johnson
Losers always have an excuses, winners always find a way. - Noormohammaed Bhuayan
Losers always have an excuses, winners always find a way. – Noormohammaed Bhuayan
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it. - Vince Lombardi
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That’s real glory. That’s the essence of it. – Vince Lombardi
Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose. - Tom Krause
Courage is the discovery that you may not win, and trying when you know you can lose. – Tom Krause
We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat, They do not exist. - A.J. Balfour
We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat, They do not exist. – A.J. Balfour
Perseverance doesn't always mean winning and losing. Perseverance means showing up and rising to the occasion and performing. - Michael Chiesa
Perseverance doesn’t always mean winning and losing. Perseverance means showing up and rising to the occasion and performing. – Michael Chiesa
You can't win unless you learn how to lose. - Kareem-Abdul Jabbar
You can’t win unless you learn how to lose. – Kareem-Abdul Jabbar
Win without boasting, lose without excuse. - Albert Payson Terhune
Win without boasting, lose without excuse. – Albert Payson Terhune
Your ability to succeed, to fail, to win, to lose is just a matter of attitude. - Scott Oteri
Your ability to succeed, to fail, to win, to lose is just a matter of attitude. – Scott Oteri
You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. - Arthur Ashe
You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing. – Arthur Ashe
Nothing is black and white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that's why people gravitate to that so much. - Steve Nash
Nothing is black and white, except for winning and losing, and maybe that’s why people gravitate to that so much. – Steve Nash
Winning and losing isn't everything; sometimes, the journey is just as important as the outcome. - Alex Morgan
Winning and losing isn’t everything; sometimes, the journey is just as important as the outcome. – Alex Morgan
You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going. - Morgan Wootten
You learn more from losing than winning. You learn how to keep going. – Morgan Wootten
Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose. - George Meredith
Always imitate the behavior of the winners when you lose. – George Meredith
First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great. - Alyssa Milano
First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn’t so great. – Alyssa Milano
You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself to be. - Lou Holtz
You were not born a winner, and you were not born a loser. You are what you make yourself to be. – Lou Holtz

5 Encouraging Quotes About Winning As a Team

“It’s not just about winning or losing, but to learn about teamwork, learn about sportsmanship, learn about discipline. The value of working together for a common goal. Have the emphasis on fundamentals, not just games.”

Erik Spoelstra
Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody. – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
You can't win if you don't play as a unit. - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
You can’t win if you don’t play as a unit. – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. - Lou Holtz
All winning teams are goal-oriented. Teams like these win consistently because everyone connected with them concentrates on specific objectives. – Lou Holtz
Time flies. Especially when you have a great time, when you're winning and the team is playing great. - Bojan Bogdanovic
Time flies. Especially when you have a great time, when you’re winning and the team is playing great. – Bojan Bogdanovic

15 Enlightening Quotes About Winning in Life

From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there's nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends. - Hilaire Belloc
From quiet homes and first beginning, out to the undiscovered ends, there’s nothing worth the wear of winning, but laughter and the love of friends. – Hilaire Belloc
Failures do what is tension relieving, while winners do what is goal achieving. - Denis Waitley
Failures do what is tension relieving, while winners do what is goal achieving. – Denis Waitley
Winning once or twice is encouraging, but winning continuously is empowering. - Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Winning once or twice is encouraging, but winning continuously is empowering. – Rosabeth Moss Kanter
The determination to win is the better part of winning. - Daisaku Ikeda
The determination to win is the better part of winning. – Daisaku Ikeda
A winner never stops trying. - Tom Landry
A winner never stops trying. – Tom Landry
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character. - John Wooden
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character. – John Wooden
Everyone has a will to win. But very few have the will to prepare to win. - Vince Lombardi
Everyone has a will to win. But very few have the will to prepare to win. – Vince Lombardi
The only way to win is to fight on the side of your adversaries. - Francis Picabia
The only way to win is to fight on the side of your adversaries. – Francis Picabia
You rarely win, but sometimes you do. - Harper Lee
You rarely win, but sometimes you do. – Harper Lee
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness is in winning. - Wayne Gretzky
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness is in winning. – Wayne Gretzky
To winners, nothing seems unpleasant. - William Shakespeare
To winners, nothing seems unpleasant. – William Shakespeare
Persistence is the quality of winners. Successful people never never give up. - Lynda Field
Persistence is the quality of winners. Successful people never never give up. – Lynda Field
Winners must learn to relish change with the same enthusiasm and energy that we have resisted it in the past. - Tom Peters
Winners must learn to relish change with the same enthusiasm and energy that we have resisted it in the past. – Tom Peters
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. - Pele
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning. – Pele
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won. - Winston Churchill
Difficulties mastered are opportunities won. – Winston Churchill

2 Wise Quotes About Winning A Battle

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. - Sun Tzu
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. – Sun Tzu
Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning. - Erwin Rommel
Don’t fight a battle if you don’t gain anything by winning. – Erwin Rommel

16 Quotes About Winning in Sports

“To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about every day hard work and about thriving on a challenge. It’s about embracing the pain that you’ll experience at the end of a race and not being afraid. I think people think too hard and get afraid of a certain challenge.”

Summer Sanders
Badminton is not only about winning. What is important to me is about playing hard, doing my best and putting up a good show for the spectators. - Lin Dan
Badminton is not only about winning. What is important to me is about playing hard, doing my best and putting up a good show for the spectators. – Lin Dan

“Most people give up just when they’re about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game one foot from a winning touchdown.”

Ross Perot
Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything that comes in second. - Paul Bryant
Winning isn’t everything, but it beats anything that comes in second. – Paul Bryant
Imagination has a great deal to do with winning. - Mike Krzyzewski
Imagination has a great deal to do with winning. – Mike Krzyzewski

“The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, enjoying to work hard, trying to be a better player than before.”

Rafael Nadal
I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us. - Serena Williams
I’ve grown most not from victories, but setbacks. If winning is God’s reward, then losing is how he teaches us. – Serena Williams
Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream. - Emmitt Smith
Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream. – Emmitt Smith
A winning effort begins with preparation. - Joe Gibbs
A winning effort begins with preparation. – Joe Gibbs
Winning takes precedence over all. There's no gray area. No almosts. - Kobe Bryant
Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almosts. – Kobe Bryant
Every win, regardless a good or bad one, gives you more confidence. - Mike Tyson
Every win, regardless a good or bad one, gives you more confidence. – Mike Tyson
It's not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It's the will to prepare to win that matters. - Paul Bryant
It’s not the will to win that matters—everyone has that. It’s the will to prepare to win that matters. – Paul Bryant
For me, winning isn't something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. - Emmitt Smith
For me, winning isn’t something that happens suddenly on the field when the whistle blows and the crowds roar. – Emmitt Smith
I think my greatest victory was every time I walked out there, I gave it everything I had. I left everything out there. - Jimmy Connors
I think my greatest victory was every time I walked out there, I gave it everything I had. I left everything out there. – Jimmy Connors
A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning. - Pat Riley
A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning. – Pat Riley
Just remember, you can’t win the game if you don’t even play it. - Robin Sharma
Just remember, you can’t win the game if you don’t even play it. – Robin Sharma

8 Meaningful Quotes About Winning and Losing in Sports

“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.”

Michael Jordan
The only way to prove that you're a good sport is to lose. - Ernie Banks
The only way to prove that you’re a good sport is to lose. – Ernie Banks
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I just love to play. - Boris Becker
I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I just love to play. – Boris Becker
Never change a winning game; always change a losing one. - Bill Tilden
Never change a winning game; always change a losing one. – Bill Tilden
There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game. - Lionel Messi
There are more important things in life than winning or losing a game. – Lionel Messi
I'm a pretty good winner. I'm a terrible loser. And I rub it in pretty good when I win. - Tom Brady
I’m a pretty good winner. I’m a terrible loser. And I rub it in pretty good when I win. – Tom Brady
Winners see what they want. Losers see what they don’t want. Don’t let the game eat you; you eat the game. - Moe Norman
Winners see what they want. Losers see what they don’t want. Don’t let the game eat you; you eat the game. – Moe Norman
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. - Billie Jean King
A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning. – Billie Jean King

2 Quotes About Winning An Award

“For me the best thing about winning an award is when the people cheer for your win. When you can see that the people are really happy that you are winning something, that’s the most reward thing in the world.”

Busta Rhymes
Winning an award is always a special moment. - Ravi Kishan
Winning an award is always a special moment. – Ravi Kishan

12 Thought-Provoking Quotes About Winning

“At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.”

Barbara Bush
Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose! - Karl Lagerfeld
Dieting is the only game where you win when you lose! – Karl Lagerfeld

“To win is not important. To be successful is not even important. How to plan and prepare is crucial. When you plan very well and prepare very well, then success can come on the way. Then winning can come on your way.”

Eliud Kipchoge
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. - Oscar Wilde
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards. – Oscar Wilde
I think whether you're having setbacks or not, the role of a leader is to always display a winning attitude. - Colin Powell
I think whether you’re having setbacks or not, the role of a leader is to always display a winning attitude. – Colin Powell
Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win. - Bernadette Devlin
Yesterday I dared to struggle. Today I dare to win. – Bernadette Devlin
The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil. - Pythagoras
The most momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil. – Pythagoras
A true winner doesn’t seek only the title. A true winner seeks growth. - Vishal Chauhan
A true winner doesn’t seek only the title. A true winner seeks growth. – Vishal Chauhan
Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half. - Bum Phillips
Winning is only half of it. Having fun is the other half. – Bum Phillips
The extra energy required to make another effort is the secret of winning. - Denis Waitley
The extra energy required to make another effort is the secret of winning. – Denis Waitley
Winning is a state of mind that embraces everything you do. - Bryce Courtenay
Winning is a state of mind that embraces everything you do. – Bryce Courtenay
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have. - Abraham Lincoln
I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live up to what light I have. – Abraham Lincoln

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