65 Losing Quotes On Success In Life

These losing quotes will inspire you. Losing, resulting in or likely to result in defeat or suffering, resulting in, or relating to defeating in a game or contest.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging losing quotes, losing sayings, and losing proverbs.

Best Losing Quotes

  1. “You’ve got to get to the stage in life where going for it is more important than winning or losing.” ~ Arthur Ashe
  2. “Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” ~ Donald Trump
  3. “Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” ~ Confucius
  4. “I never thought of losing, but now that it’s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That’s my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.” ~ Muhammad Ali
  5. “The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.” ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

  6. “When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.” ~ Billy Graham
  7. “You’re only given a little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” ~ Robin Williams
  8. “I have a basic philosophy that I’ve tried to follow during my coaching career. Whether you’re winning or losing, it’s important to always be yourself. You can’t change because of the circumstances around you.” ~ Cotton Fitzsimmons
  9. “The principle element in a performance is risk, and if you’re losing interest then by scaring yourself to death the audience will feel it and boy it’ll wake them up.” ~ Leo Kottke
  10. “Nate Robinson has a lot of jumping ability, but I don’t see Josh losing.” ~ Dominique Wilkins

  11. “Southerners can never resist a losing cause.” ~ Margaret Mitchell
  12. “Bambi has a profound effect on children because it’s about losing your mother.” ~ Christine Baranski
  13. “All through school, I was losing hundreds of pounds in school, so that’s a journey – that’s an old journey. I’m tired of that. I know that road.” ~ Luther Vandross
  14. “You talk about the values that you have whether they’re in favor or not in favor. That’s how you lead. The reality is, we’re losing more and more elections.” ~ Artur Davis
  15. “Winning may not be everything, but losing has little to recommend it.” ~ Dianne Feinstein

  16. “Loss means losing what was. We want to change but we don’t want to lose. Without time for loss, we don’t have time for soul.” ~ James Hillman
  17. “My biggest loss was the Olympics. I just can’t forget losing. I never will” ~ Mark Spitz
  18. “It seems to me we are losing our way in an effort to get the ratings.” ~ Matt Drudge
  19. “While you’re saving your face, you’re losing your ass.” ~ Lyndon B. Johnson
  20. “If you realize what the real problem is-losing yourself-you realize that this itself is the ultimate trial.” ~ Joseph Campbell

  21. “Money lost, something lost. Honor lost, much lost. Courage lost, everything lost-better you were never born” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  22. “Part of me looks at the gay movement now and worries that we’re losing our individuality.” ~ Boy George
  23. “It’s actually not unlike Google at that stage of development. They had an up-and-running site. It wasn’t losing very much money, it wasn’t making very much money, but it was growing.” ~ John Doerr
  24. “The problem with losing your anonymity is that you can never go back.” ~ Marla Maples
  25. “It is not fun singing about losing somebody like that, but at the same time it was easy to write because the memories were so real and vivid and so much a part of who I am.” ~ Vince Gill

  26. “I’m in competition with myself and I’m losing.” ~ Roger Waters
  27. “I really miss Gunsmoke. It was like losing my whole family.” ~ Ken Curtis
  28. “I don’t think that when Zionism began there was a claim that we were losing – even in part – our capacity to contribute to other peoples.” ~ A. B. Yehoshua
  29. “Some of the best lessons come from a bad day and there’s a few we can learn from today.” ~ Greg Chappell
  30. “People always are encouraging about a terrible loss, so that sometimes the loser would like to strangle them.” ~ Garrison Keillor

  31. “It’s hard to get recognition when your team is losing.” ~ Gilbert Arenas
  32. “Most private traders on a losing streak keep trying to trade their way out of a hole. A loser thinks a successful trade is just around the corner, and that his luck is about to turn. He keeps putting on more trades and increases his size, all the while digging himself a deeper hole in the ice. The sensible thing to do would be to reduce your trading size and then stop and review your system.” ~ Alexander Elder
  33. “If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, it’s just possible you haven’t grasped the situation.” ~ Jean Kerr
  34. “I don’t like losing a ballgame any more than a salesman likes losing a sale.” ~ Early Wynn
  35. “There are far more important things in life than making a putt or missing a putt or winning a championship or losing a championship.” ~ Bernhard Langer

  36. “The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born.” ~ Sergio Aragones , Losing quotes life
  37. “When I play poker, I don’t like losing the pot.” ~ Drew Carey
  38. “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
  39. “Never change a winning game; always change a losing one.” ~ Bill Tilden
  40. “I don’t gamble, because winning a hundred dollars doesn’t give me great pleasure. But losing a hundred dollars pisses me off.” ~ Alex Trebek

  41. “No one wants to quit when he’s losing and no one wants to quit when he’s winning.” ~ Richard Petty
  42. “Fear of losing is what makes competitors so great. Show me a gracious loser and I’ll show you a permanent loser.” ~ O. J. Simpson
  43. “I’m not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.” ~ Eddie Bernice Johnson
  44. “I really enjoy myself in Norway. Because I had started losing confidence in my ability of what I do. But sometimes, man, you just get tired of fighting and trying to prove yourself.” ~ Ike Turner
  45. “If you’re afraid of losing, then you daren’t win.” ~ Bjorn Borg

  46. “If the truth be known, we are on the verge of losing an entire generation of our young people, killing and dying in the streets of America.” ~ Ron Dellums
  47. “I never think about losing.” ~ Lou Ferrigno
  48. “I love the winning, I can take the losing, but most of all I love to play.” ~ Boris Becker , Losing quotes love
  49. “I have always believed that one should not be scared of losing, I think that really is the key.” ~ Imran Khan
  50. “If it doesn’t matter who wins or loses, then why do they keep score?” ~ Vince Lombardi

  51. “If you’re losing your soul and you know it, then you’ve still got a soul left to lose.” ~ Charles Bukowski
  52. “I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” ~ Michael Jordan
  53. “Only when you are lost can love find itself in you without losing its way.” ~ Helene Cixous
  54. “I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually, they make the difference between winning and losing.” ~ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar , Winning and losing quotes
  55. “Losing feels worse than winning feels good.” ~ Vin Scully

  56. “Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.” ~ Ludwig Borne
  57. “Too many women throw themselves into romance because they’re afraid of being single, then start making compromises and losing their identity. I won’t do that.” ~ Julie Delpy
  58. “The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.” ~ Aldous Huxley
  59. “I get it now; I didn’t get it then. That life is about losing and about doing it as gracefully as possible… and enjoying everything in between.” ~ Mia Farrow

  60. “Why are we so full of restraint? Why do we not give in all directions? Is it fear of losing ourselves? Until we do lose ourselves there is no hope of finding ourselves.” ~ Henry Miller
  61. “When I feel like I’m doing my best work, there is a bit of a freedom, a bit of flight that you’re not so much losing yourself but you’re sort of in the zone.” ~ Chris Cooper
  62. “Whoever said, ‘It’s not whether you win or lose that counts,’ probably lost.” ~ Martina Navratilova
  63. “I think people are rapidly losing confidence in the political class, and I don’t blame them.” ~ Adnan Pachachi

  64. “It’s not about winning or losing, but love and respect.” ~ Max Lucado
  65. “When I was losing, they called me nuts. When I was winning they called me eccentric.” ~ Al McGuire

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