939. The winner and the loser

He is the great winner
Who wins.

He is the greater winner
Who is the cheerful loser.

He is the greatest winner
Who gives equal value
To victory and defeat.

He alone is the real loser
Who separates
Defeat from victory.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 19.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 50th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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