Monday, October 10, 2011

On Winning


"The constant desire to win is a very American kind of trouble. Less glamorous gains made along the way -- learning, wisdom, growth, and confidence, dealing with failure -- aren't given the same respect because they can't be given a grade." (William Zinsser, On Writing Well)

2 comments:

  1. Was this a Charlie Sheen tribute?

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  2. The other kind of American trouble is defining "winning" in only the strictest terms.

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