68 Best Inspirational Quotes About Winners

Inspirational Quotes about winners

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History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heart-breaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats.

B.C. Forbes

Failures do what is tension relieving,  while winners do what is goal achieving.
Dennis Waitley

Remember, what you get by reaching your destination isn’t nearly as important as what you become by reaching your goals -what you will become is the winner you were born to be!
- Zig Ziglar

A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills and uses these skills to accomplish his goals .
- Larry Bird

The reason most people never reach their goals is that they don’t define them, or ever seriously consider them as believable or achievable. Winners can tell you where they are going, what they plan to do along the way, and who will be sharing the adventure with them.
-  Denis Watley

The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better.
-  Barbara Pletcher

The winner’s edge is not in a gifted birth, a high IQ, or in talent. The winner’s edge is all in the attitude, not aptitude. Attitude is the criterion for success.
— Dennis Waitley

If you have the will to win, you have achieved half your success; if you don’t, you have achieved half your failure.
- David Ambrose

When you reach an obstacle, turn it into an opportunity. You have the choice. You can overcome and be a winner, or you can allow it to overcome you and be a loser. The choice is yours and yours alone. Refuse to throw in the towel. Go that extra mile that failures refuse to travel.  It is far better to be exhausted from success than to be rested from failure.”
-Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay Cosmetics

Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don’t like to do.
Albert Gray

Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art — an individual masterpiece.
Denis Waitley

Winners make a habit of manufacturing their own positive expectations in advance of the event.
Brian Tracy

Winners must learn to relish change with the same enthusiasm and energy that we have resisted it in the past.
Thomas J. Peters

Winners never quit, and quitters never win.
Vince Lombardi

Winners take chances. Like everyone else, they fear failing, but they refuse to let fear control them.
Nancy Simms

Winners take time to relish their work, knowing that scaling the mountain is what makes the view from the top so exhilarating.
Denis Waitley

Without winners, there wouldn’t even be any civilization.
Woody Hayes

You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge.
Damon Runyon

You can’t be a winner and be afraid to lose.
Charles Lynch

You learn how to be a gracious winner and an outstanding loser.
Joe Namath

You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win.
Zig Ziglar

A quitter never wins, and a winner never quits.

A racehorse that consistently runs just a second faster than another horse is worth millions of dollars more. Be willing to give that extra effort that separates the winner from the one in second place.
H. Jackson Brown Jr.

A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.
Larry Bird

A winner loses more often than losers.

A winner makes commitment. A loser makes promises.

A winner never stops trying.
Tom Landry

A winner never whines.
Paul Brown

A winner rebukes and forgives; a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive.
Sidney J. Harris

A winning smile makes winners of us all.

How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
Lou Holtz

I am a winner each and every time I go into the ring.
George Foreman

I’m a winner each and every time I go into the ring.
George Foreman

If you don’t see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner.
Zig Ziglar

If you want to be a winner, hang around with winners.
Christopher D. Furman

It is necessary for me to establish a winner image. Therefore, I have to beat somebody.
Richard M. Nixon

It is not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game ever starts.
Addison Walker

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

Learn to think like a winner. Think positive and visualize your strengths.
Vic Braden

Losers live in the past. Winners learn from the past and enjoy working in the present toward the future.
Denis Waitley

Losers make promises they often break. Winners make commitments they always keep.
Denis Waitley

Motivate them, train them, care about them and make winners out of them…we know that if we treat our employees correctly, they’ll treat the customers right. And if customers are treated right, they’ll come back.
J. Marriot Jr.

One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project.
Denis Waitley

Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. Sometimes you have to give up the fight and walk away, and move on to something that’s more productive.
Donald Trump

Pro football is like nuclear warfare. There are no winners, only survivors.
Frank Gifford

Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
Arthur Ashe

Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.
John Madden

The cheerful loser is the winner.
Elbert Hubbard

The man who fails because he aims astray or because he does not aim at all is to be found everywhere.
Frank Swinnerton

The most distinguishing feature of winners is their intensity of purpose.
Alymer Letterman

The real winners are not those at the top but those who have come the farthest over the toughest roads. Your victory may never make the headlines. But you will know about it, and that’s what counts.
Ernest A. Fitzgerald

The real winners in life are the people who look at every situation with an expectation that they can make it work or make it better.
Barbara Pletcher

The truth of the matter is that muggers are very interesting people.
Michael Winner

The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don’t acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead.
Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

The winner persistently programs his pluses; the loser mournfully magnifies his minuses.
William A. Ward

The winners in life treat their body as if it were a magnificent spacecraft that gives them the finest transportation and endurance for their lives.
Denis Waitley

There are no winners, only survivors.
Frank Gifford

There are winners, there are losers and there are people who have not yet learned how to win.
Les Brown

There is no doubt in my mind that there are many ways to be a winner but there is really only one way to be a loser and that is to fail and not look beyond the failure.
Kyle Rote Jr.

When you’re a winner you’re always happy, but if you’re happy as a loser you’ll always be a loser.
Mark Fidrych

Winner expects to win in advance. Life is a self-fulfilling prophesy.

Winners are people with definite purpose in life.
Denis Waitley

Winners are those people who make a habit of doing the things losers are uncomfortable doing.
Ed Foreman

Compromise is usually bad. It should be a last resort. If two departments or divisions have a problem they can’t solve and it comes up to you, listen to both sides and then pick one or the other. This places solid accountability on the winner to make it work. Condition your people to avoid compromise.
Robert Townsend

Considering the absence of legal coercion, the surprising thing is that men have for so long, and, on the whole, so reliably, adhered to what we might call the ”breadwinner ethic.”
Barbara Ehrenreich

Every winner has scars.
Herbert N. Casson

Experience shows that success is due less to ability than to zeal. The winner is he who gives himself to his work body and soul.
Charles Buxton

From nobody to upstart. From upstart to contender. From contender to winner. From winner to champion. From champion to Dynasty.
Pat Riley

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