Victory Quotes

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
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

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
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
Herbert kaufman - failure is only postponed success as long as...
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Lao - tzu - arms are instruments of ill omen.... when one is...
Japanese prove - after victory, tighten your helmet chord....
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
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Jeseph Joubert
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
On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days and other fields will bear the fruits of victory.
General Douglas MacArthu
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Blaise Pascal
A mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the course to victory.
Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha
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)
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
Mahatma Gandhi
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
Christy Mathewson
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
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
Bern Williams
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
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)
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
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
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann, address at Antioch College, 1859
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
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
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
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
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
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
Be ashamed to die unless you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann
Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhiliration of victory.
George Smith Patton, Jr.
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
Buddha
Few take up the burden of their own victory: most give up their dreams when they become impossible.
Paulo Coelho, The Pilgrimage
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 goes to the player who makes the next - To - Last mistake.
Savielly Grigorievitcyh Tartakowe
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
Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
Pyrrhus, from Plutarch, Lives
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
There is no victory at bargain basement prices.
Dwight D Eisenhowe