Winning Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old winning quotes, winning sayings, and winning proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Winning starts with beginning.     

Robert H. Schuller

Winning is not everything, but the effort to win is.     

Zig Ziglar

Winning is a state of mind that embraces everything you do.     

Bryce Courtenay

Winning isn't everything, but losing is nothing.     

Red Symons

Winning isn't getting ahead of others. It's getting ahead of yourself.     

Roger Staubach

Don't believe that winning is really everything. It's more important to stand for something. If you don't stand for something, what do you win      

Lane Kirkland

Winning is everything. The only ones who remember you when you come second are your wife and your dog.     

Damon Hill

Winning means being unafraid to lose.     

Fran Tarkenton

Winning isn't everything. It's the only thing.     

Vince Lombardi

Winning is only half of it. Having fun winning is the other half.     

Bum Phillips

Winning may not be everything, but losing has little to recommend it.      

Dianne Feinstein

We count on winning. And if we lose, don't beef. And the best way to prevent beefing is - don't lose.     

Knute Rockne

The key to winning is poise under stress.      

Paul Brown

Winning is nice if you don't lose your integrity in the process.      

Arnold Horshak

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.     

Wilma Rudolph

Winning isn't everything, but it beats anything that comes in second.     

Paul Bryant

Winning doesn't always mean being first. Winning means you're doing better than you've ever done before.     

Bonnie Blair

Winning is all in the attitude!     

Denis Waitley

Winning is a habit.     

Leo Durocher

Winning is like shaving - you do it every day or you wind up looking like a bum.     

Jack Kemp

Winning is the most important thing in my life, after breathing. Breathing first, winning next.     

George Steinbrenner

Winning is really about the DECISIONS you make and the ACTIONS you take as you play the game!     

Billy Cox

Winning tastes good.     

Jean Claude Killy

Winning becomes easier over time as the cornerstones of confidence become habits.     

Rosabeth Moss Kanter

The hardest thing about winning is trying to do so without losing something of greater importance.     


Winning is not a sometime thing; It's an all the 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.     

Vince Lombardi

Winning is the science of being totally prepared.     

George Allen

The art of winning in business is in working hard - not taking things too seriously.     

Albert Green Hubbard

If winning isn't everything, why do they keep score      

Vince Lombardi

When it comes to winning, you need the skill and the will.     

Frank Tyger