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A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.
Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship, triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments, trials and illnesses.
To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power: the power of art over trash, the triumph of magic over the brute.
For me, the vast marvel is to be alive. For man, or for flowers or beast or bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly and perfectly alive.
For man, as for flower and beast and bird, the supreme triumph is to be most vividly, most perfectly alive.
D. H. Lawrence
My mother was the influence in my life. She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate triumph of justice and hard work. She believed passionately in education.
John H. Johnson
The memories of the Munich games for me are of triumph and tragedy.
Now I am near to the getting of my crown, which shall be sure; for I bless the Lord, and desire all of you to bless Him that He hath brought me here, and makes me triumph over devils, and men, and sin: they shall wound me no more.
I would rather lose in a cause that I know some day will triumph than to triumph in a cause that I know some day will fail.
Conquer, but don't triumph.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete.
Pierre de Coubertin
It has been said that Poland is dead, exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph.
The great gift of Easter is hope - Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.
Why comes temptation but for man to meet And master and make crouch beneath his foot, And so be pedestaled in triumph?
One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake.
Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned, and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism.
In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.
The ultimate triumph of philosophy would be to cast light upon the mysterious ways in which Providence moves to achieve the designs it has for man.
Marquis de Sade
I'm afraid that reason will triumph and that the world will become a place where anyone who doesn't fit that will become unnecessary.
A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.
There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation.
If the aristocracy of the whole white race is so to melt in a world of the colored races of the Earth, I for one should only rejoice in such a divine triumph of the sacrificial idea in history; for it would mean the humanization of mankind.
George Edward Woodberry
Yet, it ought to be obvious that good music generally occupies a higher plane that mere politics. Great writers can express moods through melody and capture experiences we share most powerfully - love, lust, longing; joy, rage, fear; triumph, yearning and confusion.
Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Difficulties are just things to overcome, after all.
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