Victory Quotes

Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
Mahatma Gandhi
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

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
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
Walter lord, world war ii memorial in washington, dc - even against the greatest of odds, there is...
In war there is no substitute for victory.
General Douglas MacArthu

Alcoholics anonymous praye - god, i offer myself to thee, to build with me and...
Muhhammad ali - victory - champions have it deep inside of them -...
Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhiliration of victory.
George Smith Patton, Jr.
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
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
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann, address at Antioch College, 1859
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
William Hazlitt
Be ashamed to die unless you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Blaise Pascal
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
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
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Work is victory.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Few take up the burden of their own victory: most give up their dreams when they become impossible.
Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage
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
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Jeseph Joubert
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
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
The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
Ted W. Engstrom
Victory is a political fiction.
Anonymous
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
A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
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
Victory goes to the player who makes the next - To - Last mistake.
Savielly Grigorievitcyh Tartakowe
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
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
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
Christy Mathewson
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
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
Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory.
Orison Swett Marden
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)
To save a Life in defeat, is to receive Victory and Honor.
The Best of the Best (motion picture)