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Winner Vs. Looser

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A winner says, "Lets find out." A loser says, "Nobody knows. When a winner makes a mistake, he says, "I was wrong"; when a loser makes a mistake, he says, "It wasn't my fault." A winner isn't nearly as afraid of losing, as a loser is secretly afraid of winning A winner works harder than a loser and has more time; a loser is always "too busy" to do what is necessary A winner goes through a problem; a loser goes around it, and never gets past it. A winner makes commitments; a loser makes promises. A winner says, "I'm good, but not as good as I ought to be"; a loser says, "I'm not as bad as a lot of other people." A winner listens; a loser just waits until it's his turn to talk, A winner respects those who are superior to him and tries to learn from them; a loser resents those who are superior to him, and tries to find chinks in their armor. A winner explains; a loser explains away. A winner feels responsible for more than his job; a loser says, "I only work here." A winner says, "There ought to be a better way to do it"; a loser says, "That's the way it's always been done here." A winner paces himself; a loser has only two speeds&md;hysterical and lethargic.