Quotes: losing

Quotes 31 till 45 of 93.

  • Logan Pearsall Smith
    Logan Pearsall Smith
    English writer 1865-1946
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    If you are losing your leisure, look out! You are losing your soul.
  • Alan Cohen
    Alan Cohen
    American businessman 1954-
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    If you are losing your peace in your quest for peace, you are not on the road to peace. The road to peace is peace.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
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    If you can accept losing you can't win. If you can walk you can run. No one is ever hurt. Hurt is in your mind.
  • Jean Kerr
    Jean Kerr
    American writer, playwright 1923-
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    If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, its just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
  • Chris Evert
    Chris Evert
    American tennis player 1954-
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    If you can react the same way to winning and losing, that's a big accomplishment. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life, and there's going to be a life after tennis that's a lot longer than your tennis life.
  • Björn Borg
    Björn Borg
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    If you're afraid of losing, then you daren't win.
  • Joan Welsh
    Joan Welsh
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    If you're coasting, you're either losing momentum or else you're headed downhill.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    Individual investors beware: If you're constantly worried about a crash, you're probably making some big mistakes - and losing a lot of money in the process.
  • Carol Burnett
    Carol Burnett
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    It costs a lot to sue a magazine, and it's too bad that we don't have a system where the losing team has to pay the winning team's lawyers.
  • Alexis de Tocqueville
    Alexis de Tocqueville
    French diplomat, political scientist, and historian 1805-1859
    Alexis de Tocqueville
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    It is easy to see that, even in the freedom of early youth, an American girl never quite loses control of herself; she enjoys all permitted pleasures without losing her head about any of them, and her reason never lets the reins go, though it may often seem to let them flap.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    Learn as though you would never be able to master it; hold it as though you would be in fear of losing it.
  • Yann Martel
    Yann Martel
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    Life is so beautiful that death has fallen in love with it, a jealous, possessive love that grabs at what it can. But life leaps over oblivion lightly, losing only a thing or two of no importance.
    Source: Het leven van Pi p.18
  • Joe Paterno
    Joe Paterno
    American Football coach
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    Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.
  • Ludwig Borne
    Ludwig Borne
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    Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
  • Peter Conrad
    Peter Conrad
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    Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.