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    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.

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Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.

Win as if you were used to it, lose as if you enjoyed it for a change.

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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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Courage is as often the outcome of despair as of hope; in the one case we have nothing to lose, read more

Courage is as often the outcome of despair as of hope; in the one case we have nothing to lose, in the other, everything to gain

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The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

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You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the read more

You must never be satisfied with losing. You must get angry, terribly angry, about losing. But the mark of the good loser is that he takes his anger out on himself and not his victorious opponents or on his teammates.

by Richard M. Nixon Found in: Losing Quotes,
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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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Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.

Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.

by Jim Palmer Found in: Losing Quotes,
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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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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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