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A Quote by H. Ross Perot on achievement, justice, people, success, and winning

Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.

H. Ross Perot

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A Quote by Gracie Allen on preparation, science, and winning

Winning is the science of being totally prepared.

Gracie Allen (1906 - 1964)

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A Quote by George Eliot on cowardice, defeat, losing, and winning

Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.

George Eliot (1819 - 1880)

Source: Mr. Dempster, in Janet's Repentance, ch. 8, 1857.

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A Quote by George Carlin on winning

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If you can't beat them, arrange to have them beaten.

George Carlin

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A Quote by Frederick A. P. Barnard on college, day, service, victory, and winning

Addressing the Columbia crew after winning the intercollegiate regatta: I congratulate you most heartily upon the splendid victory you have won, and the luster you have shed upon the name of Columbia College. I thank you for the Faculty of the College, for the manifest service you have done to this institution. . . . I am convinced that in one day or in one summer, you have done more to make Columbia College known than all your predecessors have done since the foundation of the college by this, your great triumph.

Frederick A. P. Barnard

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A Quote by Elbert Green Hubbard on art, business, and winning

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

Elbert Hubbard (1856 - 1915)

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A Quote by Charles Edwin Markham on beginning, eternity, friendship, goals, god, idleness, life, play, rest, soul, time, winning, work, and world

Yes, take a little time to play And look at life the other way. God rested when the world was made: Rest now, old friend; be not afraid. But think not that your work is over, That you are now a foot-free rover, A rambler upon idle ways, Whittling away the golden days. For in the road climb to the goal There's no long furlough for a soul. There's no long pause: on every height Another summit swims in sight. The long road rises, scene by scene, With little restings in between. And so I say that every end Is only an unexpected bend In eternal road we go To peaks above from peaks below. The yesterdays are shells we shed: The best is always on ahead. There's always some new world for winning; And every end is a new beginning!

Edwin Markham (1852 - 1940)

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A Quote by Dan Quayle on college, familiarity, friendship, mind, presidency, quotations, vices, and winning

What a waste it is to lose one's mind. Or not to have a mind is being very wasteful. How true that is. Vice President Dan Quayle winning friends while speaking to the United Negro College Fund, 5/9/89 This gem has been added toBartlett's "Familiar Quotations."

Dan Quayle (1947 -)

Source: (reported in Esquire, 8/92) (reported in the NY Times, 12/9/92)

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A Quote by William Clark Gable on arrogance, dreams, patriotism, slavery, victory, war, winning, and words

Disagreeing with the fervent patriotism of the Confederates: "I think it's hard winning a war with words, gentlemen. . . . I'm saying very plainly that the Yankees are better equipped than we. . . . All we've got is cotton and slaves, and arrogance." "I seem to be spoiling everybody's brandy and cigars and dreams of victory."

Clark Gable (1901 - 1960)

Source: As Rhett Butler in Gone With The Wind, 1939 — based on Margaret Mitchell's novel

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A Quote by Chuck Coonradt on money and winning

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

Chuck Coonradt

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