You've got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.
Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.
I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
If you're losing your soul and you know it, then you've still got a soul left to lose.
I get it now; I didn't get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible... and enjoying everything in between.
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.
Too many women throw themselves into romance because they're afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won't do that.
Whoever said, 'It's not whether you win or lose that counts,' probably lost.
I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don't blame them.
Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.
Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.
Losing feels worse than winning feels good.
Only when you are lost can love find itself in you without losing its way.
When I feel like I'm doing my best work, there is a bit of a freedom, a bit of flight that you're not so much losing yourself but you're sort of in the zone.
You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.
If a tie is like kissing your sister, losing is like kissing you grandmother with her teeth out.
If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it's just possible you haven't grasped the situation.
It's not about winning or losing, but love and respect.
I'm in competition with myself and I'm losing.
Every time you win, it diminishes the fear a little bit. You never really cancel the fear of losing; you keep challenging it.
That’s what learning is, after all; not whether we lose the game, but how we lose and how 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.
Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
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