It is impossible to win gracefully at chess. No man has yet said 'Mate!' in a voice which failed to sound to his opponent bitter, boastful and malicious.
All who joy would Win must share it, happiness was born a tWin.lord byron
A moral coward, you see, is simply someone who has read the fine print on the back of his Birth Certificate and seen the little clause which says "You can't Win."kyril bonfiglioli
Aspiring dictators sometimes Win elections, and elected leaders sometimes govern badly and threaten their neighbors. ... History demonstrates that democracy usually follows good governance, not the reverse.rudy giuliani
Not only did I want Bush to Win, but we threw the entire weight of The Spectator behind him.Boris Johnson
If one of you should detect any dissatisfaction or unsettled feeling within your (the governors’) jurisdiction, you should take immediate and concrete steps for the complete removal of these elements ... Now the people of our nation must endure their inconveniences and overcome painful hardships in order to Win this war.Hideki Tojo
The really clever thing, in affairs of this sort, is not to Win a woman already desired by everyone, but to discover such a prize while she is still unknown.
But of course their doctrine states that the purpose of a suit is to harass, not to Win, so from that perspective they hurt us all. They've had a real chilling effect on journalism, both before and after my piece.
War settles nothing?to Win a war is as disastrous as to lose one.
Most glorious Lord of Life, that on this day,
Didst make Thy triumph over death and sin;
And having harrowed hell, didst bring away
Captivity thence captive, us to Win.
Johnny, keep it out of focus. I want to Win the foreign picture award.
His Win today at the French Open, tying Pete Sampras’s record for major titles and the completion of a career grand slam firmly places him in a special place as the greatest player of all time. He has earned his place and he has proven he belongs. Roger is a champion for the ages.roger federer
I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It's when you know you're licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. You rarely Win, but sometimes you do.harper lee
I am expecting to come second, at least...I am not putting in all these hours and putting up with media trying to come second, I am not...I am trying to Win this damn thing.melissa lee
"Plan A is to hitch a ride out of here. But if they want a war, then plan B is to Win it."lee child
It is pretty clear that the coalition can Win in Afghanistan and Iraq in one way or another, but it will be a long, hard slog. Donald Rumsfeld
What you have to watch out for are the theories that claim to be infallible. Because the only way their believers can Win is to stomp out everyone who disagrees with them.
I have heard that Otaké of the Seventh Rank and Wu of the sixth rank once went to a clairvoyant and asked for advice on how to Win. The proper method, said the man, was to lose all awareness of self while awaiting an adversary's play. [...] While waiting for a play he [Onoda of the Sixth Rank] would sit quietly with his eyes closed. He explained that he was ridding himself of the desire to Win.
“Even though adult homosexuals have fought hard to Win rights and liberties... too many people are still scandalized by the mere idea that youth discovering their gay orientation could be given the same liberties and possibilities as straight ones. Whereas the discovery of heterosexual desire is celebrated as the sign that "he's becoming a man" and therefore largely encouraged, without anyone seeing any sort of proselytizing in it, it's a completely different story when it's homosexual desire that's surfacing. Everything happens as if gays and bisexuals under 18 didn't exist, or at least shouldn't exist.’
In life we only try to produce, to Win, and enjoy the more we can; in science, to discoverand invent the more we can; in religion, to dominate (or rule over) on the greatest number of people we can; whereas the forming of the character, the further development (or in-dept analysis, "appronfondissement", Fr.) of the faculties of the intelligence ("les facultés de l'intelligence", Fr.), the refinement of the consciousness and of the heart, are considered incidental (or subordinate) things.african spir
If we help an educated man's daughter to go to Cambridge are we not forcing her to think not about education but about war? -- not how she can learn, but how she can fight in order that she might Win the same advantages as her brothers?
With guilt's defilement stained, without, within, How may I hope Thy cleansing grace to Win? Because Thou saidst, "I have forgiven thy sin."
There is, however, no advantage in reflections on the past further than may be of service to the present. For the future we must provide by maintaining what the present gives us and redoubling our efforts; it is hereditary to us to Win virtue as the fruit of labour, and you must not change the habit, even though you should have a slight advantage in wealth and resources; for it is not right that what was won in want should be lost in plenty.
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