Victory Quotes

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)
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

The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.
Martina Navratilova
The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede the victory.
Ted W. Engstrom
Arthur golden, memoirs of a geisha - a mind troubled by doubt cannot focus on the...
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

Sun - tzu - invincibility lies in the defense the possibility...
Theodore roosevelt, the man in the arena - far better is to dare mighty things, to win...
I count him braver who conquers his desires than him who conquers his enemies for the hardest victort is the victory over self.
Aristotle
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
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
Mahatma Gandhi
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
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann, address at Antioch College, 1859
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 victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.
Og Mandino
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
Victory is a political fiction.
Anonymous
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
Buddha
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
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
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
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
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Blaise Pascal
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
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
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
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
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
William Hazlitt
Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
Pyrrhus, from Plutarch, Lives
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
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Herbert Kaufman
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
Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhiliration of victory.
George Smith Patton, Jr.
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
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
Bern Williams
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
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte
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