Real Losers

Sunday, July 14, 2013 – Real Losers

Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble. ~ John Madden

There are winners, there are losers and there are people who have not yet learned how to win. ~ Les Brown

There are days when it takes all you’ve got just to keep up with the losers. ~ Robert Orben

Without losers, where would the winners be? ~ Casey Stengel

The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers. ~ Lord Acton

There are two kinds of people in this world: Michael Jackson fans and losers. ~ Seth Green

It is only losers that are prosecuted. ~ George Galloway

This aesthetic quality, then, is what politics is all about. It’s authenticity that separates winners from losers, good politics from bad, and he-man leader-types from consultant-directed puppet-boys. ~ Thomas Frank

Hope is the raw material of losers. ~ Fernando Flores

What does it mean to be the best? It means you have to be better than the number two guy. But what gratification is there in that? He’s a loser – that’s why he’s number two. ~ Jarod Kintz

Part of me suspects that I’m a loser, and the other part of me thinks I’m God Almighty. ~ John Lennon

It’s easy to win. Anybody can win. ~ Philip K. Dick

There is nothing worse than having an enemy who is a total loser. It’s incredibly frustrating when seeking revenge against one, because you come to the realization that there is really nothing you can do to make the person’s life worse than it already is. They have nothing to take, there is no way to screw them over if you have been their victim. It’s maddening. ~ Ashly Lorenzana

All losers are romantics. It’s what keeps us from blowing our brains out. ~ Richard Kadrey

In our native terms, the ironic style is often compounded with the sardonic and the hard-boiled; even the effortlessly superior. But irony originates in the glance and the shrug of the loser, the outsider, the despised minority. It is a nuance that comes most effortlessly to the oppressed. ~ Christopher Hitchens

Everyone is a loser. Winners are just losers with more patience. ~ George Hammond

The art of losing isn’t hard to master; so many things seem filled with the intent to be lost that their loss is no disaster. ~ Elisabeth Bishop

The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all its own. ~ Bill Bradley

One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once. ~ Samuel Butler

A real gentleman, even if he loses everything he owns, must show no emotion. Money must be so far beneath a gentleman that it is hardly worth troubling about. ~ Fyodor Dostoevsky

The first proof of a person’s incapacity to achieve, is their endeavoring to fix the stigma of failure on others. ~ B. R. Hayden

The two real political parties in America are the Winners and the Losers. The people don’t acknowledge this. They claim membership in two imaginary parties, the Republicans and the Democrats, instead. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated. ~ Will Rogers

No one wants to quit when he’s losing and no one wants to quit when he’s winning. ~ Richard Strauss

When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less. ~ Paul Brown

I postpone death by living, by suffering, by error, by risking, by giving, by losing. ~ Anais Nin

If you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose. ~ Charles Bukowski

Men never cling to their dreams with such tenacity as at the moment when they are losing faith in them, and know it, but do not dare yet to confess it to themselves. ~ William Graham Sumner

I was losing interest in politics, when the repeal of the Missouri Compromise aroused me again. What I have done since then is pretty well known. ~ Abraham Lincoln

I’m afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery. ~ Aldous Huxley

If you can keep your head about you when all about you are losing theirs, it’s just possible you haven’t grasped the situation. ~ Rose Kennedy

About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you’re fighting temptation. ~ Tom Wilson

Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature’s delight. ~ Marcus Aurelius

If at first you don’t succeed, find out if the loser gets anything. ~ Bill Lyon

There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one can. The best argument is an undeniably good book. ~ Saul Bellow


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