Winner Sayings and Quotes

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

You can become a winner only if you are willing to walk over the edge. Damon Runyon
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. Denis Waitley
A loser doesn't know what he'll do if he loses, but talks about what he'll do if he wins, and a winner doesn't talk about what he'll do if he wins, but knows what he'll do if he loses. Eric Berne
Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning. Erwin Rommel
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Gautama Buddha
You cannot win if you cannot run. Hank Stram
In love, the one who runs away is the winner. Henri Matisse
A winning effort begins with preparation. Joe Gibbs
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital. Joe Paterno
God wants you to be a winner, not a whiner. Joel Osteen
No matter how many mistakes you've made in the past, or what sort of difficulties you struggle with now, you are destined to live in victory. Joel Osteen
Winning takes talent to repeat takes character. John Wooden
You're not obligated to win. You're obligated to keep trying to do the best you can every day. Marian Wright Edelman
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships. Michael Jordan
The ones who want to achieve and win championships motivate themselves. Mike Ditka
Winners see what they want. Losers see what they don't want. Don't let the game eat you; you eat the game. Moe Norman
The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies. Napoleon Bonaparte
From nobody to upstart. From upstart to contender. From contender to winner. From winner to champion. From champion to Dynasty. Pat Riley
Sooner or later, those who win are those who think they can Paul Tournier
Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change. Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you're going to be a winner in life, you have to constantly go beyond your best. Robert Kiyosaki
Winning isn't getting ahead of others, it is getting ahead of yourself. Roger Staubach
To be a champ you have to believe in yourself when no one else will. Sugar Ray Robinson
A winner rebukes and forgives a loser is too timid to rebuke and too petty to forgive. Sydney J. Harris
If you're confused about what to do, it's a sign that your enemy is winning. Toba Beta
When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn. Tom Landry
No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference. Tommy Lasorda
The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand Vince Lombardi
Winning is not everything, but wanting to win is. Vince Lombardi
If you don't see yourself as a winner, then you cannot perform as a winner. Zig Ziglar