Each player must accept the cards life deals him or her: but once they are in hand, he or she alone must decide how to play the cards in order to win the game.— Voltaire
Mouth-watering Play To Win quotations
When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character.
This is the greatest thing about sports - you play to win the game.
Hello? You don't play to just play it. When you start telling me it doesn't matter, then retire, get out, because it matters.
No one can compare to Ronaldinho. I remember his plays, his dribbles. I remember him winning every title at the Camp Nou. He made history at Barca, he made history with Brazil and he's still making history.
Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.
Play interests me very much," said Hermann: "but I am not in the position to sacrifice the necessary in the hope of winning the superfluous.
Goals have never defined me as a player.
What has defined me is my impact on the team. If that means passing or playing defense to win, I'll do it.
The turning point in my career came with the realization that Black should play to win instead of just steering for equality.
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.
The mindset of a champion is that I put myself in a certain situation to win, I don't play to lose, I dont prepare to lose, I hate second place and I definitely don't like silver.
This is a business and everything happens for a reason.
I'm going to just to play hard, try to play hard and do whatever it takes to win.
I'm ready to lose my life if that's what Portugal needs to win.
I'll play vs USA even if I play with one leg.
Every time you are able to find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.
In order to win, you must play your best golf when you need it most, and play your sloppy stuff when you can afford it. I shall not attempt to explain how you achieve this happy timing.
The object of golf is not just to win. It is to play like a gentleman, and win.
Celebration is big for me. From my younger days, when I used to win mementos while playing basketball, I have always believed in sharing my success. It has to be there. It lifts the energy levels of the entire side if you are positive and vocal when a wicket falls.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
Rich people play the money game to win. Poor people play the money game to not lose.
There is no academic virtue in playing mediocre football and no academic vice in winning a game that by all odds one should lose...There has indeed been a surrender at Notre Dame, but it is a surrender to excellence on all fronts, and in this we hope to rise above ourselves with the help of God.
It doesn't matter what I think. It doesn't matter what other people think. You have to get on the ice and participate and play and the best team wins.
The difference between winning and losing is most often not qiuting.
I think playing against [Lionel Messi] is pretty difficult.
Playing by the side of the best of the world is always good. Things get easier. And if I have to win, may it be by Messi's side. It would be great.
I hate letting my teammates down. I know I'm not going to make every shot. Sometimes I try to make the right play, and if it results in a loss, I feel awful. I don't feel awful because I have to answer questions about it. I feel awful in that locker room because I could have done something more to help my teammates win.
How do you win? By getting average players to play good and good players to play great. That's how you win.
Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.
To me, it doesn't matter how good you are.
Sport is all about playing and competing. Whatever you do in cricket and in sport, enjoy it, be positive and try to win.
Arsenal have won that advantage, nobody gave it to them.
By playing fantastic football and by winning matches and by winning trophies, they won that respect that the opponent has for them.
We have to get better at that. All of the Stanley Cup winning teams throughout the past few seasons, when they needed to play defense, they did it. If you can play defense, that's when you know it's game over.
Don't grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.
That's the awesome part. Little girls now have a chance to look up and see women playing soccer, basketball, softball and now hockey - and know they can win a gold medal, too.
The last thing you want to do is finish playing or doing anything and wish you would have worked harder.
If you don't play to win don't play at all.
To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children... to leave the world a better place... to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Work hard...have fun...be nice...play fair...dream big. We only get one chance at this life. If you're going to play this game, play it to win.
My characters aren't losers. They're rebels. They win by their refusal to play by everyone else's rules.
You can make all the excuses you want, but if you're not mentally tough and you're not prepared to play every night, you're not going to win.
Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play your role better than you.
Arsene Wenger's idea is not only to play good football.
It's to play good football to win. In my day, we knew that with our style we could hurt teams and win trophies too. But we did it our way, with the positional game, passing, movement.
You play, you win, you play, you lose. You play.
Playing chess has many aspects that can be useful in everyday situations like planning, concentration and combinations. You learn to win but also to lose and to be creative.
Don't quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.
Writing is not the lottery. New writers have to be realistic about what it takes to get published. But there is one similarity to the lottery: You have to play to win.
The true competitors, though, are the ones who always play to win.
Girls playing sports is not about winning gold medals.
It's about self-esteem, learning to compete and learning how hard you have to work in order to achieve your goals.
What is the single most important quality in a tennis champion? I would have to say desire, staying in there and winning matches when you are not playing that well.
We all play chess with Fate as partner.
He makes a move, we make a move. He tries to checkmate us in three moves, we try to prevent it. We know we can't win, but we're driven to give him a good fight.