Winning Matters:  Bill Parcells, Martin Russo & More

In any competitive environment, what you know is just as important as your abilities. Regardless of talent, without the knowledge to get the job done and win; you can find yourself in a predicament. We have collected some of our favorite quotes on winning to help motivate those that are looking for a unique advantage over their competition.

Winning really matters – as we all know.  Here are some great quotes on winning:

  • “You always get a buzz from winning. Winning is… everything.” Tony McCoy
  • “I am only about winning and getting better.” Daley Thompson
  • “Winning is great when you are enjoying the journey.” Entrepreneur Chris Burch
  • “Winning is very important to me. I wouldn’t be happy with anything less. And I work towards my goal.” Nafisa Joseph
  • “If winning isn’t important, why do we spend all that money on scoreboards?” Chuck Coonradt
  • “Ever notice that people never say “It’s only a game” when they’re winning?” Ivern Ball
  • “Work hard – and make it happen in the win column.” Martin Russo, Attorney
  • “Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results.” Brian Tracy
  • “There is one quality that one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.” Napoleon Hill
  • “Your ability to be a winner 100 percent of the time is based upon giving up the notion that losing at anything is equivalent to being a loser.” Dr. Wayne W. Dyer
  • “Winners have simply formed the habit of doing things losers don’t like to do.” Albert Gray
  • “I felt I had to win. It seemed very important. I didn’t know why it was important and I kept thinking, why do I think this is so important? And another part of me answered, just because it is.” Charles Bukowski
  • “When you’re a winner you’re always happy, but if you’re happy as a loser you’ll always be a loser.” Mark Fidrych
  • “The most distinguishing feature of winners is their intensity of purpose.” Alymer Letterman
  • “The winner persistently programs his pluses; the loser mournfully magnifies his minuses.” William Arthur Ward
  • “Despite varied opinions on the subject, becoming a winner may be the most important thing a person can do in life and does matter in very big ways.” Jeffrey Spencer
  • “Pursue wins strongly, because when you win the game pays you back for all the hours of hard work, the miles of running and the years of training you’ve invested. You experience the best of sport when you strongly compete for victory.” Roger Lipe
  • “When you win, you matter and when you don’t win, you don’t matter- it is that simple.” Preston Waters
  • “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” Vince Lombardi

What is your favorite quote on winning?

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