Quotes: losing

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  • Robert Frost
    Robert Frost
    American poet 1874-1963
    Robert Frost
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    Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
  • Max Gunther
    Max Gunther
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    If you are losing a tug-of-war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm. You can always buy a new rope.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    This American government - what is it but a tradition, though a recent one, endeavoring to transmit itself unimpaired to posterity, but each instant losing some of its integrity? It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
  • Billie Jean King
    Billie Jean King
    American tennis player 1943-
    Billie Jean King
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    A champion is afraid of losing. Everyone else is afraid of winning.
  • George Borrow
    George Borrow
    English writer of novels and travel books 1803-1881
    George Borrow
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    A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
    Richard Nixon
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    A man who has never lost himself in a cause bigger than himself has missed one of life's mountaintop experiences. Only in losing himself does he find himself. Only then does he discover all the latent strengths he never knew he had and which otherwise would have remained dormant.
  • Scott Alexander
    Scott Alexander
    American professional baseball pitcher 1989-
    Scott Alexander
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    All good is hard. All evil is easy. Dying, losing, cheating, and mediocrity is easy. Stay away from easy.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.
  • Kin Hubbard
    Kin Hubbard
    American cartoonist, humorist, and journalist 1868–1930
    Kin Hubbard
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    Bargain... anything a customer thinks a store is losing money on.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
    Winston Churchill
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    Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm.
  • Arthur Ashe
    Arthur Ashe
    Robert Ashe Jr 1943-1993
    Arthur Ashe
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    Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.
  • Jane Porter
    Jane Porter
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    Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
  • Aaron Carter
    Aaron Carter
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    Having a dream, living that dream, losing that dream, dreaming again and then having that dream come true again is one of the greatest feelings ever because I'm stronger.
  • Madonna
    Madonna
    American musician, singer and actress 1958-
    Madonna
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    I always thought of losing my virginity as a career move.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
    Mahatma Gandhi
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    I claim that in losing the spinning wheel we lost our left lung. We are, therefore, suffering from galloping consumption. The restoration of the wheel arrests the progress of the fell disease.
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