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Failure And Winning Quotes


"There's no success without failure and no winning without losing." - Pitbull

"Failure inspires winners. And failure defeats losers. It is the biggest secret of winners. It's the secret that loser do not know. The greatest secret of winners is that failure inspires winning; thus, they're not afraid of losing." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Winning breeds confidence and confidence breeds winning." - Hubert Green

"Success in war was the only success that counted; failure was a disgrace to be wiped out only by starting another war and winning it." - Barbara Holland

"I think that sometimes the difference between winning and losing, success and failure, is this gray line between will, passion and self-belief that says, 'I'm going to do this'." - Howard Schultz

"A positive attitude is important, but it is only part of the story. Understanding how to surmount pain, doubt, and failure is a vital component in winning the game of life." - Chin-Ning Chu

"The greatest secret of winners is that failure inspires winning; thus, they are not afraid of losing." - Robert Kiyosaki

"There is winning and there is misery." - Bill Parcells

"Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding" - Burt Rutan

"Learning is about failure and recovery from failure." - Roger Schank

"Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding." - Burt Rutan

"The risk of failure is a very personal thing. One of the quotes I like, I think this came from the famous basketball coach from California - John Wooden - is that, "Successful people - winners - do everything necessary to prepare to win, without the certainty of winning." Everybody would do everything necessary to prepare to win if winning was a certainty. So you're willing to put yourself out publicly and privately and say, "I'm going to do this."" - Les Wexner

"I picture success and winning. The body has a physical response to mental images of winning." - Randy Couture

"Winning the lottery is winning the lottery. It's highly unlikely and very unusual." - Lori Lansens

"As teachers and coaches, we must remember that when mere winning is our only goal, we are doomed to disappointment and failure. But when our goal is to try to win, when our focus is on preparation and sacrifice and effort instead of on numbers on a scoreboard then we will never lose." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Our society is so caught up in winning, we forget that most of the great men and women in history have, at one time or another, failed at something. Often repeatedly, and discouragingly. But each failure is nothing more than a brick in the wall that forms the foundation of our success. We can't forget that." - Carleton Young

"The threat posed by Bank of America isn't just financial - it's a full-blown assault on the American dream. Where's the incentive to play fair and do well, when what we see rewarded at the highest levels of society is failure, stupidity, incompetence and meanness? If this is what winning in our system looks like, who doesn't want to be a loser?" - Matt Taibbi

"I have learned that there is no failure in running, or in life, as long as you keep moving. It's not about speed. And gold medals. It's about refusing to be stopped. you might find that one particular direction proves difficult, but there are many directions on a compass. Infinite, in fact. As long as you keep searching, you'll find your winning way." - Amby Burfoot

"Women tend to vote the economic interests of their families and to speak out on family economic issues. For men, there's often much more focus on the idea of personal failure: "If I'm not winning this great economic game, it must be my fault."" - Elizabeth Warren

"One of the most basic factors in sports is that winning becomes a habit, and losing is the same way. When failure starts to feel normal in your life or your work or even your darkest vices, you won't have to go looking for trouble, because trouble will find you. Count on it." - Hunter S Thompson

"I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to sport." - Mike Krzyzewski

"Winning breeds winning." - John Wooden

"There's only winning and losing, and in our society, as in all societies, there's the person that's doing the winning, or there's the person that's facilitating the winning." - Katt Williams

"Forget about winning and losing, forget about pride and pain" - Bruce Lee

"I learned failure early and mastered it." - Gregory Maguire

"Failure isn't fatal, and success isn't final." - Don Shula

"Talent comes from experience and failure" - Richard Branson

"Failure builds muscle, determination, and dreams." - Michael Jordan

"Success takes communication, collaboration and, sometimes, failure." - Jessica Alba

"Success isn't permanent and failure isn't fatal." - Mike Ditka

"Success and failure are terrible traps." - Frederick Lenz

"Poverty leads to hardship and failure." - Irwin Redlener

"I believe only in art and failure." - Jane Rule

"Success and failure are equally disastrous." - Tennessee Williams

"Success and failure are equally surprising." - Daryl Hall

"I don't promote giving up. I promote fighting and winning." - Nicki Minaj

"Winning is only important in war and surgery." - Al Mcguire

"Eddie Robinson is about one word: winning and losing." - Paul Collier

"Winning tends to heal uneasiness and promote job security." - Selena Roberts

"When you stop planning and preparing . . . you stop winning." - Zig Ziglar

"It's not about winning or losing, but love and respect." - Max Lucado

"Making mistakes and learning from them is crucial to winning." - Dave Ramsey

"I work hard and have a winning attitude." - Michael Redd

"Winning and losing is a part of democracy." - Narendra Modi

"There's such a thin line between winning and losing." - John R. Tunis

"Unfortunately, gambling and winning don't often go hand-in-hand." - Pete Rose

"Powerful, quick and agile, Serena Williams thrives on winning." - Don Yaeger

"A champion needs a motivation above and beyond winning." - Pat Riley

"And winning is a huge thing for me." - Lebron James

"I am only about winning and getting better." - Daley Thompson

"Terrorism is you winning hearts and minds of people." - Imran Khan

"In too many marriage conflicts, we work too hard at winning the argument and too little at winning the heart." - Matt Chandler

"Everybody loves winning, but we should not linger on the difference between winning and losing...But Is losing failing?" - Nick Vujicic

"I get a lot more confidence winning games playing defense than winning the run-and-gun game." - Chauncey Billups

"When you have a run of games where you keep winning and winning, you know it must end." - Rafael Benitez

"There is a reality to the primary process, and you don't win primaries by being ahead in national polls. You win them by winning Iowa, by winning New Hampshire, by winning South Carolina, winning Florida." - Rudy Giuliani

"Losing ... really does say something about who you are. Among other things it measures are: do you blame others, or do you own the loss? Do you analyze your failure, or just complain about bad luck? If you're willing to examine failure, and to look not just at your outward physical performance, but your internal workings, too, losing can be valuable. How you behave in those moments can perhaps be more self-defining than winning could ever be. Sometimes losing shows you for who you really are." - Lance Armstrong

"Winning ugly is still winning." - Kevin Hearne

"Failure is an event, not a person. Think of failure as 'it' and not 'me'." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"Success and happiness spring from facing failure after failure with enthusiasm." - Winston Churchill

"Both half success and half failure must be considered as a full failure!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"This idea that failure is not an option: It makes failure invisible, inconceivable and inevitable." - Rory Stewart

"Success attracts success and failure attracts failure because of the law of harmonious attraction." - Napoleon Hill

"Mediocrity results first and foremost from management failure, not technological failure." - James C Collins

"There is but one failure in life and that is the failure to try." - Robin S. Sharma

"Success makes us intolerant of failure and failure makes us intolerant of success." - William Feather

"Failure is never fatal. But failure to change can and might be." - John Wooden

"My biggest failure is 'Metal Gear.' It's my biggest failure and my biggest success." - Hideo Kojima

"I never see failure as failure, but only as the game I must play and win." - Tom Hopkins

"People aren't afraid of failure, they just don't know how to succeed. We are each responsible for our own success (or failure). Winning at what you do is no exception. To ensure a win, you must take a proactive approach. Prevention of failure is an important part of that process." - Jeffrey Gitomer

"I don't know which is stronger: the thrill of winning or the fear of failure. I don't know which one affects me most. I don't know where the middle is." - Tony Mccoy

"Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure." - Joseph Heller

"To be a successful business owner and investor, you have to be emotionally neutral to winning and losing. Winning and losing are just part of the game." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Winning has nothing to do with racing. Most days don't have races anyway. Winning is about struggle and effort and optimism, and never, ever, ever giving up." - Amby Burfoot

"Failure is awesome. Failure means you tried something, you tested it, and you learned some things. Failure gives you the tools to move forward." - Leah Busque

"Don't permit fear of failure to prevent effort. We are all imperfect and will fail on occasions, but fear of failure is the greatest failure of all." - John Wooden

"Artists know failure. It is not tragic that they know failure; it is only tragic if they know failure and little else..." - Eric Maisel

"Winning children (who appear so guileless) are children who have discovered how effective charm and modesty and a delicately calculated spontaneity are in winning what they want." - Thornton Wilder

"You have to accept both losing and winning well. I've stayed calm when I'm winning and I've stayed calm when I've lost." - Rafael Nadal

"A winning team feels good and keeps winning. A team that hasn't won in a while gets demotivated and keeps losing." - Sam Altman

"Competing at the highest level is not about winning. It's about preparation, courage, understanding and nurturing your people, and heart. Winning is the result." - Joe Torre

"Only the completely enlightened are beyond winning and losing. Yet, strangely enough, they had to win to get to the point of being beyond winning and losing." - Frederick Lenz

"Soul winning is not a method; it is a command. We are supposed to go soul winning and do soul winning if our churches grow or if our churches decrease in attendance." - Jack Hyles

"And when you start talking about the practicality of winning a race like that - you've got to remember we're not talking about winning 51 percent of the vote. We're talking about winning 36, 37, 38 percent of the vote." - Hamilton Jordan

"Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal." - Don Francis

"Success doesn't make you and failure doesn't break you." - Zig Ziglar

"Sheer persistence is the difference between success and failure." - Donald Trump

"Failure and success are not accidents, but the strictest justice." - Alexander Smith

"I hate failure and I am in love with achievement." - Lil Wayne

"Let's try and fail because through failure you learn" - Jared Leto

"Success is not forever, and failure is never final." - Don Shula

"Failure comes part and parcel with invention. It's not optional." - Jeff Bezos

"Success is never permanent, and failure is never final." - Mike Ditka

"Both success and failure are largely the results of HABIT!" - Napoleon Hill

"We will not have failure - only success and new learning." - Queen Victoria

"The difference between success and failure is work." - Jack Hyles

"There is no success without failure and losses." - John C Maxwell

"I always go heavy and I always go to failure." - Branch Warren

"There is a vast difference between failure and temporary defeat." - Napoleon Hill

"Failure comes part and parcel with invention. It's not optional." - Jeff Bezos

"Indifference, lukewarmness, and neutrality are always attached to failure." - John Landis Mason

"Accept your failure, move on, and don't torture yourself." - Gillian Jacobs

"Fear is the ultimate cause of failure and disappointment." - Emmet Fox

"Success can only be achieved through repeated failure and introspection." - Soichiro Honda

"Who's General Failure and why is he reading my disk?" - Anonymous

"Success always occurs in private, and failure in full view." - Anonymous

"Indecision and delays are the parents of failure." - George Canning

"They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure." - James Allen

"He who has conquered doubt and fear has conquered failure." - James Lane Allen

"Golf is a game of endless failure and frustration." - Mike Greenberg

"One failure is worth seven and a half successes." - Eli Khamarov

"I love language, and I love the failure of language." - Nate Lowman

"War is an absolute failure of imagination, scientific and political." - Adrienne Rich

"Success is not forever and failure isn't fatal." - Don Shula

"There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period." - Brene Brown

"Winning a postseason game is like winning five regular season games. There is just no feeling like it. Everything is magnified. Every free throw, turnover, shot and play." - Don Meyer

"Winning gives birth to hostility Losing, one lies down in pain. The calmed lie down with ease, having set winning and losing aside." - Gautama Buddha

"Winning Forever is not about the final score; it's about competing and striving to be the best. If you are in this pursuit, then you're already winning." - Pete Carroll

"Winning the ACM, winning the CMA, my first time on the Opry and having Grammy nominations were all a big deal to me." - Joe Nichols

"The key to a winning season is focusing on one opponent at a time. Winning one week at a time. Never look back and never look ahead." - Chuck Noll

"Cultivate your desire for success to be greater than the fear of failure; Failure is merely a pitstop between where you stand and success. Failure allows you to learn the fastest; Failure inspires winners and defeats losers." - Fran Tarkenton

"I really believe that entrepreneurship is about being able to face failure, manage failure and succeed after failing." - Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

"The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment." - Deborah Moggach

"Each success brings with it the potential of failure and each failure brings with it the potential of success." - John F Kennedy

"A big part of my job is to remember failure, and reboot failure, when the timing is right." - Edward Boyden

"I don't call that a failure, a real failure is when a man talks for an hour and says nothing." - Joseph Dare

"Success and failure are greatly overrated. But failure gives you a whole lot more to talk about." - Hildegard Knef

"We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people." - Mira Sorvino

"Running helped me learn how to deal with failure, and failure is a big part of the Internet business." - Chad Hurley

"Enjoy the journey, enjoy every moment, and quit worrying about Winning and losing." - Matt Biondi

"The next best thing to gambling and winning is gambling and losing." - Nick Dandolos

"I love football and I love winning, and when things aren't going right I get annoyed." - David Beckham

"I'm so tired of pretending my life isn't perfect and bitching and just winning every second." - Charlie Sheen

"Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing." - L. M. Montgomery

"There's a difference between winning and losing and not trying at all." - Tim Huelskamp

"Enjoy the journey, enjoy ever moment, and quit worrying about winning and losing." - Matt Biondi

"Next to trying and winning, the best thing is trying and failing." - Lucy Maud Montgomery

"I was so used to going out and winning state championships and playing in the postseason." - Lebron James

"My definition of winning at squash is playing and surviving, and I've never lost a match." - Arlen Specter

"It is only possible to succeed at second-rate pursuits - like becoming a millionaire or a prime minister, winning a war, seducing beautiful women, flying through the stratosphere, or landing on the moon. First-rate pursuits - involving, as they must, trying to understand what life is about and trying to convey that understanding - inevitably result in a sense of failure. A Napoleon, a Churchill, or a Roosevelt can feel himself to be successful, but never a Socrates, a Pascal, or a Blake. Understanding is forever unattainable." - Malcolm Muggeridge

"I don't know how anyone can put on a uniform and not care about winning." - Dave LaPoint

"Great performers are preparing and practicing for a winning day while everyone else is still asleep." - Robin S. Sharma

"Winning is beginning. And just by beginning, your game is half won." - Denis Waitley

"Winning is like deodorant - it comes up and a lot of things don't stink." - Doc Rivers

"It feels good to come here and be a winning program." - Kevin Durant

"The most fundamental winning formula is to bet on human decency and be patient." - Robert Breault

"Integrity, respect, compassion, and fairness become obstacles to people who think winning is everything" - Michael Josephson

"The greatest thing about playing obviously is winning, and you can't replace that experience with anything." - Wayne Gretzky

"I love dudes who are about winning and that is Kobe Bryant !" - Stephen A. Smith

"God's greatest agency; man's greatest agency, for defeating the enemy and winning men back is intercession." - S. D Gordon



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