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The loser and the winner

1.

The Loser

does not want to remember

if and when he has blamed others

for his own sad losses.


2.

The Winner

wants to know

when and where he has

deeply appreciated his well-wishers.


3.

The Loser

wants to hear only

his own opinion of himself.


4.

The Winner

wants to hear

others' opinions of him.


5.

The Loser

secretly admires the winner

and openly hates the winner.


6.

The Winner

openly encourages the loser

and secretly belittles the loser.


7.

The Loser

breathlessly desires admiration.


8.

The Winner

sleeplessly desires satisfaction.


9.

The Loser

is hesitation-mind.


10.

The Winner

is determination-soul.


11.

The Loser

professes his future perfection.


12.

The Winner

confesses his present limitation.


13.

The Loser

cries for the celestial Bliss

but is willing to be satisfied

with the terrestrial joys.


14.

The Winner

cries for the celestial Bliss

and nothing else will ever satisfy

his sleepless hunger.


15.

The Loser

thinks that victory

is something amazingly great.


16.

The Winner

knows that victory

is wanting in permanent satisfaction.


17.

The Loser

thinks that his fate is unchangeable.


18.

The Winner

knows that he is his own fate-maker.


19.

The Loser

thinks that he has to bravely face

world-injustice,

his enemy number one.


20.

The Winner

knows that he has to sleeplessly love

determination,

his friend number one.


21.

The Loser

thinks that he deserves

genuine appreciation from the winner.


22.

The Winner

also realises that

only if somebody else is the loser

can he become the winner.


23.

The Loser

has a deathless hunger

for appreciation-ocean

but shamelessly fails

to acknowledge its limitations.


24.

The Winner

is fond of world-appreciation,

but is painfully conscious

of its limitations.


25.

The Loser

is ready to kill himself.


26.

The Winner

is eager to better himself.


27.

The Loser

thinks that merit can be discarded.


28.

The Winner

knows that merit has to be rewarded.


29.

The Loser

knows what to say.


30.

The Winner

knows what to do

and also how to do.


31.

The Loser

tells the world that

shameless partiality

is the order of the day.


32.

The Winner

tells the world that

blameless impartiality

is the order of the day.


33.

The Loser

loves the ecstasy of success.


34.

The Winner

enjoys the confidence of success.


35.

The Loser

becomes a mad elephant

after the defeat.


36.

The Winner

remains a swift deer

after his victory.


37.

The Loser

thinks that he has lost

the most perfect world.


38.

The Winner

thinks that there can be

an infinitely better world.


39.

The Loser

wants to become great

by dint of his exasperation.


40.

The Winner

wants to become perfect

by virtue of his dedication.


41.

The Loser

thinks that the entire world

is ruthlessly against him.


42.

The Winner

surprisingly feels

that the entire world

is for him.


43.

Sound teaches

The Loser

the art of endless talking.


44.

Silence teaches

The Winner

the art of growing peace.


45.

The Loser,

at the end of his journey's close

unwillingly dies.


46.

The Winner,

at the end of his journey's close

smilingly embraces death.


47.

The Loser

is confusion-frustration.


48.

The Winner

is concentration-penetration.


49.

The Loser

feels that God is NOT

Compassion-Light.


50.

The Winner

knows that God IS

Justice-Light.


From:Sri Chinmoy,The loser and the winner, Agni Press, 1981
Sourced from https://srichinmoylibrary.com/lw