How To Tell A Winner From A Loser

When a
winner makes a mistake, he says "My fault," when a loser makes a mistake, he throws the blame on someone else.

A winner credits his "good luck" for winning by being fundamentally prepared; a loser blames his "bad luck" for losing on bad breaks even though he's not fundamentally prepared.

A winner works harder than a loser and always finds time do what is expected of him; a loser never finds time and when he does, he works on the wrong things.

A winner makes commitments and goals with his heart and sets about to accomplish them; a loser makes "promises" with his mouth and never sincerely means to keep them.

A winner shows he's sorry by making up for it; a loser says, I'm sorry but does the same thing next time.

A winner thinks "I'm good, but not as good as I should be," a loser thinks "I'm not as bad as some others."

A winner would rather be admired for his ability than liked, although he would prefer both; a loser would rather be liked than admired because he knows he hasn't worked hard enough to be admired.

A winner hates to lose; a loser could care less although he may put up a front.

A winner is fundamentally sound in all aspects of the game; a loser is not!

A winner knows that strength, agility, and quickness are the keys to athletics and attains it; a loser may know but never attains.

A winner takes constructive criticism from the coach, realizing it will help him and the team, a loser pouts and thinks he's being picked on.

A winner thinks of the team first and never wants to let it down; a loser thinks of himself first and the team last..