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.


Fields are won by those who believe in the winning.     

Thomas Wolfe

A winning effort begins with preparation.     

Joe Gibbs

The determination to win is the better part of winning.     

Daisaku Ikeda

Winning once can be a fluke; winning twice proves you are the best.     

Althea Gibson

What really matters is not just our own winning but helping other people to win, too.     

Fred Rogers

I am not one of those who think that coming in second or third is winning.     

Robert F. Kennedy

Winning is something that builds physically and mentally every day that you train and every night that you dream.     

Emmitt Smith

First, accept sadness. Realize that without losing, winning isn't so great.     

Alyssa Milano

All right Mister, let me tell you what winning means - you're willing to go longer, work harder, give more than anyone else.      

Vince Lombardi

Winning is not always the barometer of getting better.     

Tiger Woods

Winning is the most important. Everything is consequence of that.     

Ayrton Senna

After winning, most teams become individuals; most teams become complacent.     

Lou Holtz

The key to winning is choosing to do God's will and loving others with all you've got.     

Lou Holtz

If winning isn't important, why do we spend all that money on scoreboards      

Chuck Coonradt

Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results.     

Brian Tracy

The secret to winning is constant, consistent management.     

Tom Landry

Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.     

George S. Patton

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

Fred Perry

Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.      

Vince Lombardi

Win or lose, playing at all is winning.     

Wolfgang Nording