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  • "Having been here before and lost … I’ve got to tell you, winning is really a lot better than losing. Really a lot better."
    Kate Winslet (1975–), British film actress
    Source: Oscar acceptance speech (February 22, 2009)
  • "The winner is simply someone who gets up one more time than they fall over."
    Robin Sieger, British business executive and author
    Source: Natural Born Winners (1999)
  • "The best way to win an argument is to begin by being right."
    Jill Ruckelshaus (1937–), US public official
    Source: Quoted in Words of Women: Quotations for Success (1997)
  • "Winning is everything. The only ones who remember you when you come second are your wife and your dog."
    Damon Hill (1960–), British Formula 1 motor racing driver
    Source: Sunday Times (London) (December 1994)
  • "One of the things I learned long ago about auctions was that it's not about ego or talent. It's simply about raising your hand for the next bid. They won. We lost. Next."
    Barry Diller (1942–), US media mogul
    Source: BusinessWeek (1994)
  • "Everyone is a potential winner. Some people are disguised as losers, don't let their appearances fool you."
    Kenneth Blanchard (1939–), US management theorist and author
    Source: The One Minute Manager (1993)
  • "He who owns the most when he dies, wins."
    Ivan Boesky (1937–), US financier convicted of insider dealing in 1987
    Source: The Times (London) (November 20, 1986)
  • "Winners are people who have fun—and produce results as a result of their zest."
    Tom Peters (1942–), US management consultant and author
    Source: A Passion for Excellence (cowritten with Nancy Austin, 1985)
  • "He who does not hope to win has already lost."
    José Joaquín Olmedo (17801847), Ecuadorean poet and politician
    Source: Quoted in Reader's Digest (June 1968)

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