Quotes: winning

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  • 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-
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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
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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
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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.
  • Bipasha Basu
    Bipasha Basu
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    An unforgettable experience happened on December 15, 1996 when I won the Supermodel contest while still in school. I was just seventeen years old then. Winning that competition was the turning point of my life. That's how I got into modeling and later started acting.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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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.
  • Anyone can see why an elite athlete would want to leave a small, impoverished country where their skills were effectively uncashed winning lottery tickets. All they had to do was wash ashore almost anywhere else in the world and cash in. Yet the vast majority of Cuban boxers - and Cuban athletes in general - despite that incentive, stayed.
  • Bart Starr
    Bart Starr
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    Anyone can support a team that is winning - it takes no courage. But to stand behind a team to defend a team when it is down and really needs you, that takes a lot of courage.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
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    As a citizen of the great city of Chicago, I find it impossible to root against the White Sox. The White Sox organization has been much more consistent, in my lifetime at least, at putting a winning ballclub on the field.
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