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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1993
AUTHOR: Grantland Rice (1880–1954)
QUOTATION: For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name,
He writes—not that you won or lost—but how you played the Game.
ATTRIBUTION: GRANTLAND RICE, “Alumnus Football,” last two lines, Only the Brave and Other Poems, p. 144 (1941).
SUBJECTS: Winning and losing