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10 Quotations About Winning by Jessica Barrah

Not many people win the Nobel Prize for Literature, or the Man Booker – but ‘Winning’ could be finishing a first draft, or finally holding your own self-published book in your hands. Everyone can be a writing winner, in one way or another. You just need to do some hard work…






1. “You’re not obligated to win. You’re obligated to keep trying. To the best you can do everyday.” ― Jason Mraz


2. “One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.” ― Oscar Wilde


3. “Fame you’ll be famous, as famous as can be, with everyone watching you win on TV, Except when they don’t because sometimes they won’t..” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go!


4. “You rarely win, but sometimes you do.” ― Harper Lee


5. “It’s easy to win. Anybody can win.” ― Philip K. Dick, A Scanner Darkly


6. “Where’s the pleasure in bein’ the winner if the loser ain’t alive to know they’ve lost?” ― Terry Pratchett, Witches Abroad


7. “Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary line and adding to one’s liberty.” ― Henri Frédéric Amiel


8. “There are moments in one’s life when everything one considers to be a win is for all practical purposes a loss.” ― Nuruddin Farah, North of Dawn


9. I don’t know whether it was that he wanted me to see my “virtue” triumphed over his “vice” or something subtler, that sometimes losing is winning.” ― John Fowles, The Collector


10. “I never lose. Either I win or I learn.” ― Nelson Mandela


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17/07/2019
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