“Winning is not everything, it’s the only thing”
This is a very well known quotation used by the debaters of sports. This was once said by Henry Russell Sanders, an American Football player and coach. However, this quote is often associated with Vince Lombardi, who actually intended to say: “Winning is not everything, but the will to win is everything”. So it’s clear that it is all about the matter of human will and spirit. All the success in every field of life, whether professional, personal or social, is dependent upon the very will and devotion.
We cannot reach the peak until and unless we do not possess the will and devotion.
For those who think that winning is everything, morality, sincerity, discipline, conventions, rule regulations and will are of mere importance. They are so mesmerized by their desire to win that they rarely bother to worry about such basic humanely matters. The only thing they believe in is to win no matters “how”.
So they start performing all such deeds that can meet them to success.
But in actual life achievement is beyond this superficial notion of winning. “Winning is not everything” and if winning is really not everything, then what else? Obviously it’s the achievement and one can achieve it even when he loses. Self actualization is one of the major achievements that one can gain in this battle of victory and defeat.
We often see that great leaders and people had some miserable past in their efforts of achieving true success. We have many examples like Holy Prophet (SAWW), Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah who faced great many difficulties in their lives but they never even thought of stopping their struggle. They are not devoted to win; they are devoted to achieve their desired goals. So it means that winning, achieving, loosing, all have their separate notions. The only need is to understand and get the true and underneath idea of everything. If one wins...