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Sometimes the very presence of God is barred by our presuppositions and our intense and constant desire for triumph.
Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest virtue and its greatest fault. It must speak, and speak immediately, while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and the signs of horror are still in the air.
Henry Anatole Grunwald
Art is the triumph over chaos.
The global triumph of American technology has been predicated on the implicit separation between the business interests of Silicon Valley and the political interests of Washington.
The fact that we elected Obama was a sign that the black struggle inherent in the blues and so much of the music I have loved can triumph.
People are really suffering these days. There's a lot of corporate triumph and a lot of personal despair as they wonder what are they working for.
The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.
Any film is about heroism: the triumph of good over evil. If you look back at my films, you will see that as a recurring theme.
Throughout history, it has been the inaction of those who could have acted; the indifference of those who should have known better; the silence of the voice of justice when it mattered most; that has made it possible for evil to triumph.
Sharing a triumph with someone you love is an incredible high.
The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete.
Pierre de Coubertin
Well, you know, the definition of second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned, and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism.
We often read the Bible as if it were fundamentally about us: our improvement, our life, our triumph, our victory, our faith, our holiness, our godliness.
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich
War is grounded in the notion of triumph and defeat. It is zero-sum.
So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status; it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over chaos and convert it to order.
And what could be a hotter ticket than the improbable triumph of 'The Book of Mormon,' the musical-comedy moon shot of the season? Its creators, Matt Stone and Trey Parker, of Comedy Central's 'South Park,' are the most unlikely Rodgers and Hammerstein team ever to bowl a thundering strike.
There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator. The triumph of life is expressed by creation.
What happens when good people are put into an evil place? Do they triumph or does the situation dominate their past history and morality?
If a man has talent and can't use it, he's failed. If he uses only half of it, he has partly failed. If he uses the whole of it, he has succeeded, and won a satisfaction and triumph few men ever know.
Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
One of my inspirations, Harry Houdini, remains an icon of the art because he defied our primal fears. His demonstrations in the early 20th century, especially his escape from the Chinese water torture cell, represented triumph over suffocation, drowning, disorientation and helplessness.
The work that launched Snohetta into the architectural big leagues was their Oslo Opera House, which will certainly rank among the firm's highlights whatever else they may do. Although this is by any measure a triumph of city planning, the building itself is not quite a masterpiece, though very fine indeed.
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
I love Frank Capra. He believed in the goodness of people and one man's ability to fight and often triumph.
I have to confess that I have so rarely experienced triumph that I cannot claim to know it well enough to judge, but it seems to be at best a momentary joy followed instantly by sadness, and, then, of necessity, by wariness.
David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism, a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what the country needed to hear during times of crisis, tragedy and triumph.
The memories of the Munich games for me are of triumph and tragedy.
Survival is triumph enough.
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