Victory Quotes

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
War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.
Georges Clemenceau

Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
Mahatma Gandhi
There is no substitute for victory.
General Douglas MacArthu
Martina navratilova - the moment of victory is much too short to live...
Victory goes to the player who makes the next - To - Last mistake.
Savielly Grigorievitcyh Tartakowe

Buddha - endurance is one of the most difficult...
George w. cecil - on the plains of hesitation bleach the bones of...
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
In war there is no substitute for victory.
General Douglas MacArthu
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
Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
Pyrrhus, from Plutarch, Lives
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Blaise Pascal
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)
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
Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhiliration of victory.
George Smith Patton, Jr.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
Bern Williams
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
William Hazlitt
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
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
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Jeseph Joubert
To save a Life in defeat, is to receive Victory and Honor.
The Best of the Best (motion picture)
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)
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
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 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
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
Christy Mathewson
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