Win or lose, do it fairly.
Show me a good and gracious loser and I’ll show you a failure.
No star playing, just football.
Let’s win one for the Gipper.
I don’t like to lose, and that isn’t so much because it is just a football game, but because defeat means the failure to reach your objective. I don’t want a football player who doesn’t take defeat to heart, who laughs it off with the thought, Oh, well, there’s another Saturday.” The trouble in American life today, in business as well as in sports, is that too many people are afraid of competition. The result is that in some circles people have come to sneer at success if it costs hard work and training and sacrifice.”
Build up your weaknesses until they become your strong points.
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- Raymond Chandler American Novelist
- Walter Reuther American Labor Leader
- Will Rogers American Humorist, Actor
- Heywood Broun American Journalist
- Joe Paterno American Sportsperson
- Lou Holtz American Comedian
- Edith Evans English Actress
- Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Indian Philosopher, Political Leader
- Eugene O’Neill American Playwright
- Irving Berlin American Composer