Sunday, 5 June 2011

Quotes about Winning

Here's the next section of quotes from my book 1000 Great Quotations for Business, Management & Training.

An updated version of the book is newly available as part of my Almost Free Kindle titles both in the UK and in the USA.

If it doesn’t matter who wins, then how come they keep score?

Vince Lombardi, US football coach (1913-1970)

He who hesitates is last.

Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts’, probably lost.

Martina Navratilova, Czech/US tennis player (b. 1956)

The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.

Joe Paterno, US college football coach (b. 1926)

If anything goes bad, I did it. If anything goes semi-good, we did it. If anything goes really good, then you did it. That’s all it takes to get people to win football games for you.

Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant, US football coach (1913-1983)

Desire is one of the immense advantages that the underdog often has: simply wanting to win more than the top dog does.

William Bridges, US engineer, researcher, educator (b. 1934)

Please don’t ask me what the score is, I’m not even sure what the game is.

Ashleigh Brilliant, British philosopher, author (b. 1933)

The trouble with the rat race is that even if you win you’re still a rat.

Mary Jean ‘Lily’ Tomlin, US comic actress (b. 1939)

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