Victory Quotes

I count him braver who conquers his desires than him who conquers his enemies for the hardest victort is the victory over self.
Aristotle
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
Christy Mathewson

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
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
Ted w. engstrom - the rewards for those who persevere far exceed...
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

Victoria lincoln - this is the art of courage to see things as they...
The best of the best (motion picture) - to save a life in defeat, is to receive victory...
The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.
Martina Navratilova
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
Jeseph Joubert
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
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
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
Work is victory.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
Bern Williams
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
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
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 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
Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
Pyrrhus, from Plutarch, Lives
Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhiliration of victory.
George Smith Patton, Jr.
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 unless you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann
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
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
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
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
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
Victory goes to the player who makes the next - To - Last mistake.
Savielly Grigorievitcyh Tartakowe
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
Failure is only postponed success as long as courage coaches ambition. The habit of persistence is the habit of victory.
Herbert Kaufman
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
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
Horace Mann, address at Antioch College, 1859
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
Blaise Pascal
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Napoleon Bonaparte