Quotations on Victory

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Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Men, Victory, Passion)

Let my name stand among those who are willing to bear ridicule and reproach for the truth's sake, and so earn some right to rejoice when the victory is won.
- Louisa May Alcott
(Keywords: Truth, Victory, Name, Ridicule, Right)

What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.
- William R. Alger
(Keywords: God, Peace, Victory, Destiny, Will)

If it is widely assumed that the new President cannot move forward simply because of a narrow victory, there can easily develop a sense of unease and uncertainty, adversely affecting every sector of American society, our economy and the perception of other nations.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Society, Perception, Victory, American, Economy, Nations, President, Sense, Uncertainty)

History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: History, Victory, Conflict, Economics, Ethics, Force)

The Soviet Union did not achieve victory over the West, so was my information inadequate to help them to victory, or did it play no particular role in their failure to achieve victory?
- Aldrich Ames
(Keywords: Failure, Victory, Help, Information, Play)

The victory march will continue until the Palestinian flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
- Yasser Arafat
(Keywords: Victory, Flies, March, Palestine, Will)

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.
- Diane Arbus
(Keywords: Control, Victory, Confidence, Results)

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: Victory, Enemies, Self)

PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness.
- Bea Arthur
(Keywords: Success, Victory, Animals, Fight, Kindness, Respect, Will, World)

The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.
- Marcus Aurelius
(Keywords: Victory, Lies)

But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They're spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we're on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Change, Health, People, Victory, Winning, American, Defeat, Fighting, Generations, Now, Reform, Right)

You know, we - if, for example, Jerry Brown can withstand, you know, what will probably end up being $200 million of spending by his opponent and get elected governor of California, that will be a big victory in the nation's largest state.
- David Axelrod
(Keywords: Victory, Being, End, Example, Nation, State, Will)

Do not get elated at any victory, for all such victory is subject to the will of God.
- Abu Bakr
(Keywords: God, Victory, Will)

I would like to have the original ending to my Lord of the Rings instead of the one they released. In my original cut I had the victory at Helm's Deep as the final sequence.
- Ralph Bakshi
(Keywords: Victory, Deep, Ending)

One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Keywords: Victory, Gain, May)

The city and province were given up to anarchy; the coloured people, elated with victory, proclaimed the slaughter of all whites, except the English, French, and American residents.
- Henry Walter Bates
(Keywords: People, Victory, American, Anarchy, English)

If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.
- Simone de Beauvoir
(Keywords: Victory, Defeat)

Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
- Hilaire Belloc
(Keywords: Death, Victory, Statistics)

Time is shortening. But every day that I challenge this cancer and survive is a victory for me.
- Ingrid Bergman
(Keywords: Time, Victory, Cancer, Challenge, Day)

If a man achieves victory over this body, who in the world can exercise power over him? He who rules himself rules over the whole world.
- Vinoba Bhave
(Keywords: Power, Victory, Body, Exercise, Man, Rules, World)

The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Keywords: Victory, Enemy, First)

The House passage of our bill is a victory for this country! Common sense wins out. I'm just so thrilled and excited. The sale of guns must stop. Halfway measures are not enough.
- Sarah Brady
(Keywords: Victory, Common sense)

The really important victory of the civil rights movement was that it made racism unpopular, whereas a generation ago at the turn of the last century, you had to embrace racism to get elected to anything.
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Keywords: Victory, Civil rights, Racism)

There is nothing wrong where we reach a point where maybe everybody could claim a victory. I think it would be good for the American people, which should be our first priority.
- John Breaux
(Keywords: People, Victory, American, First, Nothing, Wrong)

I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Keywords: Victory, Speech)

If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.
- Paul Bryant
(Keywords: Victory, Dedication, Pride)

Defeat has its lessons as well as victory.
- Pat Buchanan
(Keywords: Victory, Defeat)

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
(Keywords: Victory, Angels, Heaven, Hell)

Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.
- William S. Burroughs
(Keywords: Happiness, War, Purpose, Victory, Conflict)

Great God of the Ants, thou hast granted victory to thy servants. I appoint thee honorary Colonel.
- Karel Capek
(Keywords: God, Victory, Ants)

Victory is the most important aspect in Iraq, because victory in Iraq will help us have victory in the War on Terror.
- Andrew Card
(Keywords: War, Victory, Help, Iraq, Terror, Will)

Victory is the only option. And we will be victorious in Iraq.
- Andrew Card
(Keywords: Victory, Iraq, Will)

The Greatest Generation got to save old tires, dig a Victory Garden and forgo sugar. The Richest Generation is being asked to shop.
- Margaret Carlson
(Keywords: Victory, Being, Garden, Old)

If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
- Thomas Carlyle
(Keywords: Victory, Enemy, Fight)

We avenge intellect when we dupe a fool, and it is a victory not to be despised for a fool is covered with steel and it is often very hard to find his vulnerable part.
- Giacomo Casanova
(Keywords: Victory, Fool, Intellect)

How is it that, once victory took form and the horrible spectacle of the extermination camps was revealed, we could have shamelessly broken the promises given to the peoples in those years of ordeal?
- Rene Cassin
(Keywords: Victory, Promises, Years)

Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Victory, Defeat)

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
(Keywords: Survival, Victory, May, Road, Terror)

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
- Winston Churchill
(Keywords: Victory, Defeat, Problems)

Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
- Galeazzo Ciano
(Keywords: Victory, Defeat, Fathers)

My winning is getting to perform. That's my victory.
- Kelly Clarkson
(Keywords: Victory, Winning)

War is a series of catastrophes that results in a victory.
- Georges Clemenceau
(Keywords: War, Victory, Catastrophes, Results)

I know that I'm going to have to work hard, keep working hard, and not because of this victory think, "I'm back." I don't think like that. I'll definitely work hard. Things are not going to be easy. I might lose first round next week. You never know.
- Kim Clijsters
(Keywords: Work, Victory, First)

In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.
- Robert Collier
(Keywords: Time, Victory, Adversity, Defeat, Lies)

No nation ever had an army large enough to guarantee it against attack in time of peace, or ensure it of victory in time of war.
- Calvin Coolidge
(Keywords: Time, War, Peace, Victory, Army, Nation)

A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.
- Pierre Corneille
(Keywords: Victory, Danger, Glory)

Thus they have an idol that they petition for victory in war; another for success in their labors; and so for everything in which they seek or desire prosperity, they have their idols, which they honor and serve.
- Hernando Cortes
(Keywords: Success, War, Victory, Desire, Honor, Idols, Prosperity)

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
(Keywords: Victory, Competition, Satisfaction)

If I liken the Pacific War to a football match, I can say to you that the first half is over, we have kicked off after the interval, and we are going to carry the ball into enemy territory for a smashing victory.
- John Curtin
(Keywords: War, Victory, Enemy, First, Football)

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