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Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is. ...
by Vince Lombardi

Winning isn't everything, but wanting to win is.
- Vince Lombardi

Related topics: Motivational Acceptance

The difference between a successful person and others
is not a lack of strength,
not a lack of knowledge,
but rather a lack of will.
- Vince Lombardi

Football is like life - it requires perseverance,
self-denial, hard work, sacrifice,
dedication and respect for authority.
- Vince Lombardi

Practice does not make perfect,
perfect practice makes perfect.
- Vince Lombardi

 

Success demands singleness of purpose.
- Vince Lombardi

Leaders aren't born they are made.
And they are made just like anything else, through hard work.
And that's the price we'll have to pay
to achieve that goal, or any goal.
- Vince Lombardi

Winners never quit and quitters never win.
- Vince Lombardi

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The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion
to his commitment to excellence,
regardless of his chosen field of endeavor.
- Vince Lombardi

It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline
when you're a winner, when you're number one.
What you've got to have is faith and discipline
when you're not yet a winner.
- Vince Lombardi

Winning isn't everything; it's the only thing.
- Vince Lombardi

The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender.
- Vince Lombardi

Winning is not a sometime thing; it's an all time thing.
You don't win once in a while,
you don't do things right once in a while,
you do them right all the time.
Winning is habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

Confidence is contagious.
So is lack of confidence.
- Vince Lombardi

People who work together will win,
whether it be against complex football defenses,
or the problems of modern society.
- Vince Lombardi

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

The price of success is hard work,
dedication to the job at hand,
and the determination that whether we win or lose,
we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.
- Vince Lombardi

The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
- Vince Lombardi

Show me a good loser, and I'll show you a loser.
- Vince Lombardi

Winning is habit.
Unfortunately, so is losing.
- Vince Lombardi

Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is.
- Vince Lombardi

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score?
- Vince Lombardi

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

That's what learning is, after all;
not whether we lose the game,
but how we lose and h
ow we've changed because of it
and what we take away from it
that we never had before,
to apply to other games.
Losing, in a curious way, is winning.
- Richard Bach

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

Strength does not come from winning.
Your struggles develop your strengths.
When you go through hardships
and decide not to surrender,
that is strength.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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.
- Lao Tzu

I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career.
I've lost almost 300 games.
26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life.
And that is why I succeed.
- Michael Jordan

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.
- Carol Burnett

Personally, I rather look forward to a computer program
winning the world chess championship.
Humanity needs a lesson in humility.
- Richard Dawkins

What's a good tournament for him? Winning it.
He's good enough.
- Greg Norman

Tactics, fitness, stroke ability, adaptability,
experience, and sportsmanship are all necessary for winning.
- Fred Perry

Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks
for everything that happens to you,
knowing that every step forward is a step toward
achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.
- Brian Tracy

Ever had a bad hair day -
a day when everything seemed to be going wrong?
Perhaps today is a day to soothe your ruffled feathers,
take a deep breath, and reaffirm that
the weight of the world is really not on your shoulders,
unless you choose to assume that burden.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

Nothing is missing - Lack is an illusion.
We always have everything we truly need.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

I have Gratitude for Everything
that has brought me to this moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The path to happiness is forgiveness of everyone
and gratitude for everything.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything has rhythm. everything dances.
- Maya Angelou

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

Attitude is everything.
- Charles Swindoll

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest force in the human body
is the natural drive of the body to heal itself -
but that force in not independent of the belief system.
Everything begins with belief.
What we believe is the most powerful option of all.
- Norman Cousins

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself,
and know that everything in life has purpose.
There are no mistakes, no coincidences,
all events are blessings given to us to learn from.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

Suppose our gratitude could be zero-based gratitude.
With zero-based gratitude,
we would be grateful for everything we had each day -
regardless of whether it was more or less than yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude, I can be grateful for all the people,
the love, the food, the shelter, the services,
the health, that I am blessed with today,
regardless of what I had yesterday.
With zero-based gratitude,
I can be grateful each day for the gift of life itself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit.
Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever,
even if your whole world seems upset.
- Saint Francis de Sales

Ah, not everything is as seems...
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we try to pick out anything by itself,
we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
- John Muir

I Receive ALL of Life with Thanksgiving -
I have gratitude for EVERYTHING
that has ever occurred to bring me to this moment.
I give thanks for the joys and the sufferings,
the moments of peace and the flashes of anger,
the compassion and the indifference,
the roar of my courage and the cold sweat of my fear.
I accept gratefully the entirety of my past and my present life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you have a choice about
everything you do and everything you do not do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Most everything in life is about our
point-of-view rather than any absolute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

I am only one, but still I am one.
I cannot do everything, but still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
- Helen Keller

He who has health has hope,
and he who has hope has everything.
- Anonymous

When love and hate are both absent
everything becomes clear and undisguised.
- Osho

Half of everything you were ever taught is wrong;
the question is which half.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Integrity is the essence of everything successful.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

You can't be everything to everyone.
- Bill Cosby

There is a crack in everything,
that's how the light gets in.
- Leonard Cohen


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