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    That's what learning is, after all; not whether we lose the game, but how we lose and how we've changed because of it and what we take away from it that we never had before, to apply to other games. Losing, in a curious way, is winning.

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Wise men ne'er sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.

Wise men ne'er sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Losing Quotes,
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Every human being must find his own way to cope with severe loss, and the only job of a true read more

Every human being must find his own way to cope with severe loss, and the only job of a true friend is to facilitate whatever method he chooses

by Caleb Carr Found in: Losing Quotes,
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Losing doesn't eat at me the way it used to. I just get ready for the next play, the next read more

Losing doesn't eat at me the way it used to. I just get ready for the next play, the next game, the next season.

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If you are losing a tug of war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your read more

If you are losing a tug of war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm. You can always buy a new rope.

by Max Gunther Found in: Losing Quotes,
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The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief -But the pain of griefIs only a read more

The risk of love is loss, and the price of loss is grief -But the pain of griefIs only a shadowWhen compared with the painOf never risking love.

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The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.

The most successful war seldom pays for its losses.

by Thomas Jefferson Found in: Losing Quotes,
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Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.

Show me a good loser and I'll show you an idiot.

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Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.

Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.

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The fear of losing is what makes competitors so great. Show me a gracious loser and I'll show you a read more

The fear of losing is what makes competitors so great. Show me a gracious loser and I'll show you a permanent loser.

by O. J. Simpson Found in: Losing Quotes,
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