You have no choices about how you lose, but you do have a choice about how you come back and prepare to win again.
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.
Use the losses and failures of the past as a reason for action, not inaction.
The cheerful loser is the winner.
Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
Whoever said, It's not whether you win or lose that counts, probably lost.
Losing is no disgrace if you've given your best.
Losing a game is heartbreaking. Losing your sense of excellence or worth is a tragedy.
We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat; they do not exist.
Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.
Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession as they torment us with their loss.
The fear of loss is a path to the Dark Side.
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
Wise men never sit and wail their loss, but cheerily seek how to redress their harms.
Lose an hour in the morning, and you will spend all day looking for it.
All the world loves a good loser.
The loss of a friend is like that of a limb;
time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
Since grief only aggravates your loss, grieve not for what is past.
Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause.
Take care to sell your horse before he dies. The art of life is passing losses on.