Victory Quotes

photo via Stefan Elf Men talk as if victory were something fortunate. Work is victory. Ralph Waldo Emerson The ultimate victory in competiti...


photo via Stefan Elf

Men talk as if victory were something fortunate. Work is victory. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give. Howard Cosell

The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world. Lao-Tzu

I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose! Woodrow T. Wilson

The most dangerous moment comes with victory. Napoleon Bonaparte

If you live long enough, you’ll see every victory turn into a defeat. Simone de Beauvoir

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 much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat. Theodore Roosevelt

The V sign is the symbol of the unconquerable will of the occupied territories, and a portent of the fate awaiting the Nazi tyranny. Winston Churchill

One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it. Pedro Calderon de la Barca

It is not enough to fight. It is the spirit which we bring to the fight that decides the issue. It is morale that wins the victory. General George Marshall

What excites and interests the looker-on at life, what the romances and the statues celebrate, and the grim civic monuments remind us of, is the everlasting battle of the powers of light with those of darkness; with heroism reduced to its bare chance, yet ever and anon snatching victory from the jaws of death. William James

Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory. General George S. Patton
To the girls that gave me a hard time in high school. I want to say thank you. This is a victory for all the nerds out there. Amy Van Dyken

Everyone who’s ever taken a shower has an idea. It’s the person who gets out of the shower, dries off and does something about it who makes a difference.
Nolan Buhnell

Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out. Edwin Markham

Victory is a political fiction. Anonymous

The will to conquer is the first condition of victory. Ferdinand Foch

There are important cases in which the difference between half a heart and a whole heart makes just the difference between signal defeat and a splendid victory. A.H.K. Boyd

The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered. St. Augustine

Victory is the beautiful, bright-colored flower. Transport is the stem without which it could never have blossomed. Winston Churchill

The courses of the Victory were absorbed into the main, then her topsails went, and then her top-gallants. She was now no more than a dead fly’s wing on a sheet of spider’s web; and even this fragment diminished. Anne could hardly bear to see the end, and yet she resolved not to flinch. The admiral’s flag sank behind the watery line, and in a minute the very trunk of the last main-mast stole away. The Victory was gone. Thomas Hardy

It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory. Blaise Pascal

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