Quotes: winning

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  • Rich Cook
    Rich Cook
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    Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
    George Orwell
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    Power-worship blurs political judgment because it leads, almost unavoidably, to the belief that present trends will continue. Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
  • 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.
  • Pat Riley
    Pat Riley
    American basketball coach 1945-
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    A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning.
  • Chuck Noll
    Chuck Noll
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    A life of frustration is inevitable for any coach whose main enjoyment is winning.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    A man can seldom - very, very, seldom - fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
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    A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
  • Abel Stevens
    Abel Stevens
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    A woman... always feels herself complimented by love, though it may be from a man incapable of winning her heart, or perhaps even her esteem.
  • Vince Lombardi
    Vince Lombardi
    American football player 1913-1970
    Vince Lombardi
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    All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means... you're willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.
  • Max Planck
    Max Planck
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    An important scientific innovation rarely makes its way by gradually winning over and converting its opponents. What does happen is that its opponents gradually die out, and that the growing generation is familiarized with the ideas from the beginning.
  • 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.
  • Lao-Tzu
    Lao-Tzu
    Chinese philosopher +/- 600 BC
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    By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond the winning.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    Daring ideas are like chessmen moved forward. They may be beaten, but they may start a winning game.
  • Each coming together of man and wife, even if they have been mated for many years, should be a fresh adventure; each winning should necessitate a fresh wooing.
  • Ivern Ball
    Ivern Ball
    American author
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    Ever notice that people never say ''It's only a game'' when they're winning?
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