Victory Quotes

If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.
Sun - Tzu
Far better is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt, The Man in the Arena

Work is victory.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Jeseph Joubert
General douglas macarthu - on the fields of friendly strife are sown the...
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Antoine de saint - exupery - it is in the compelling zest of high adventure...
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The Way of Heaven does not compete, And yet it skillfully achieves victory. It does not speak, and yet it skillfully responds to things. It comes to you without your invitation.
Lao Tzu
God, I offer myself to Thee, to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy power, Thy love and Thy way of life. May I do Thy will always. Amen.
Alcoholics Anonymous Praye
Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Shards of Honor", 1986
Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit - A magic blend of skill, faith, and valor - That can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.
Walter Lord, World War II Memorial in Washington, DC
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
Bern Williams
I am old enough to know that victory is often a thing deferred, and rarely at the summit of courage... What is at the summit of courage, I think, is freedom. The freedom that comes with the knowledge that no earthly think can break you.
Paula Giddings
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt
Arms are instruments of ill omen.... When one is compelled to use them, it is best to do so without relish. There is no glory in victory, and to glorify it despite this is to exult in the killing of men.... When great numbers of people are killed, one should weep over them with sorrow. When victorious in war, one should observe mourning rites.
Lao - Tzu
A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
Victory has a thousand fathers; defeat is an orphan.
John F. Kennedy, "A Thousand Days, " by Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr [1965]., p289. Comment made by JFK in the aftermath of the fai
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Herbert Kaufman
VICTORY - Champions have it deep inside of them - A dream, a desire, a vision. They have the last minute stamina. They have to be a little faster. They have to have the will and the skill. But the will must be greater than the skill.
Muhhammad Ali
The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
Ted W. Engstrom
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Blaise Pascal
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt
War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.
Georges Clemenceau
The longer I live, the more I am certain that the great difference between the great and the insignificant, is energy - Invincible determination - - A purpose once fixed, and then death or victory.
Sir Thomas Bowell Buxton
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Make no mistake about it: Operation Desert Storm truly was a victory of good over evil, of freedom over tyranny, of peace over war.
Dan Quayle, remarks at Arlington National Cemetery
I never seek to defeat the man I am fighting, I seek to defeat his confidence. A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory. Two men are equals - True equals - Only when they both have equal confidence.
Arthur S. Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
Buddha
I will demand a commitment to excellence and to victory, and that is what life is all about.
Vince Lombardi, Lombardi Winning is the only thing (by Jerry Kramer)
An aim of an argument should be progress, but progress ultimately means little without victory.
Gary L. Francione, (American Legal Philosopher), Reaction to quote by Joseph Joubert
A coalition of groups... is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. ... an all - Out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him. On Watergate crisis.
Gerald R. Ford
This is the art of courage to see things as they are and still believe that the victory lies not with those who avoid the bad, but those who taste, in living awareness, every drop of the good.
Victoria Lincoln
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
Buddha
There is no victory at bargain basement prices.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann, address at Antioch College, 1859
In war there is no substitute for victory.
General Douglas MacArthu
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
Benjamin Franklin
To save a Life in defeat, is to receive Victory and Honor.
The Best of the Best (motion picture)
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
Christy Mathewson