Friday, November 03, 2006

Victory Quotes

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

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

“Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.”
- Abraham Lincoln

“In war there is no substitute for victory.”
- Douglas MacArthur

“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

“The supreme excellence is not to win a hundred victories in a hundred battles. The supreme excellence is to subdue the armies of your enemies without even having to fight them.”
- Lao Tzu

“The victor will never be asked if he told the truth.”
- Adolph Hitler

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”
- Sun Tzu

“Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.”
- Chessmaster Savielly Grigorievitch Tartakower

“Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.”
- Malcolm S. Forbes

“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.”
- Winston Churchill

“If you can accept losing, you can't win.”
-Vince Lombardi

“Expect victory and you make victory.”
- Preston Bradley

“Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more.”
- Louis L'Amour

“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 defence; the possibility of victory in the Attack.”
- Sun Tzu

“Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.”
- Arthur Ashe

“If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.”
- William Hazlitt

“The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile.”
- Plato

“It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.”
- Nelson Mandela

“Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat”
- Jean-Paul Sartre

“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

“There is no substitute for victory.”
- Douglas MacArthur

“Strength is Happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness. When you wage a struggle, you might win or you might lose. But regardless of the short-term outcome, the very fact of your continuing to struggle is proof of your victory as a human being.”
- Daisaku Ikeda

“One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.”
- Josh Billings

“Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.”
- Sun Tzu

“The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.”
- Sun Tzu

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