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When you win, you don’t examine it very much, except to congratulate yourself.  You easily, and wrongly, assume it has something to do with your rare qualities as a person.  Losing, on the other hand, really does say something about who your are.  …  If you’re willing to examine failure, and to look not just at your outward physical performance, but your internal workings, too, losing can be valuable.
  —    Lance Armstrong
From the article: “Losing Power” in the “Scorecard” section
In Sports Illustrated, 30 June 2014
Written by L. Jon Wertheim
[Sometimes life is more ironic than fiction.  —   KMAB]
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Long ago when men cursed and beat the ground with sticks, it was called witchcraft.  Today it’s called golf.
    —    Will Rogers
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