victory quotes

Victory quotes - Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat.

“Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat.”

“Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.”

“Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it.”

“The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.”

“There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.”

“I've seen too much hate to want to hate, myself, and every time I see it, I say to myself, hate is too great a burden to bear. Somehow we must be able to stand up against our most bitter opponents and say: We shall match your capacity to inflict suffering by our capacity to endure suffering. We will meet your physical force with soul force. Do to us what you will and we will still love you.... But be assured that we'll wear you down by our capacity to suffer, and one day we will win our freedom. We will not only win freedom for ourselves; we will appeal to your heart and conscience that we will win you in the process, and our victory will be a double victory.”

“I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self. ”

“Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival. ”

“Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.”

“Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.”

“It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.”

“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.”

“You win the victory when you yield to friends.”

“One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.”

“Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.”

“As a man sow, shall he reap. and I know that talk is cheap. But the heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory. ”

Victory quotes - Victory belongs to the most persevering.

“Victory belongs to the most persevering. ”

“Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.”

“Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes... can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.”

“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.”

“In war there is no substitute for victory.”

“There is no substitute for victory.”

“Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.”

“The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.”

“It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.”

“Far better is it 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 a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.”

“Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.”

“If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.”

“If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.”

“Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.”