Victory Quotes

It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Blaise Pascal
It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
Antoine De Saint - Exupery

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
Few take up the burden of their own victory: most give up their dreams when they become impossible.
Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage
Mohandas karamchand gandhi - satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the...
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

Herbert kaufman - failure is only postponed success as long as...
Theodore roosevelt, the man in the arena - far better is to dare mighty things, to win...
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
William Hazlitt
Invincibility lies in the defense the possibility of victory in the attack. One defends when his strength is inadequate he attacks when it is abundant.
Sun - Tzu
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
Buddha
Victory is a political fiction.
Anonymous
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
There is no victory at bargain basement prices.
Dwight D Eisenhowe
Victory goes to the player who makes the next - To - Last mistake.
Savielly Grigorievitcyh Tartakowe
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
Work is victory.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
Christy Mathewson
The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
Ted W. Engstrom
There is no substitute for victory.
General Douglas MacArthu
Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhiliration of victory.
George Smith Patton, Jr.
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
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
Be ashamed to die unless you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann
The best victory is when the opponent surrenders of its own accord before there are any actual hostilities... It is best to win without fighting.
Sun - Tzu
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Some men give up their designs when they have almost reached the goal While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before.
Herodotus
In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves... self - Discipline with all of them came first.
Harry S Truman
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
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
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
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
Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.
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
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
The U. S. victory in Gulf war was a stirring victory for the forces of aggression.
Dan Quayle, 4/11/91 (reported in Esquire, 8/92)
A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
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
On the Plains of Hesitation bleach the bones of countless millions, who, at the Dawn of Victory, sat down to wait, and waiting - - Died.
George W. Cecil