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Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.
My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.
If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
Richard M. Nixon
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
What I think a lot of great marathon runners do is envision crossing that finish line. Visualization is critical. But for me, I set a lot of little goals along the way to get my mind off that overwhelming goal of 26.2 miles. I know I've got to get to 5, and 12, and 16, and then I celebrate those little victories along the way.
The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.
A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.
The defeats and victories of the fellows at the top aren't always defeats and victories for the fellows at the bottom.
If you don't lose, you cannot enjoy the victories. So I have to accept both things.
We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.
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.
Nobody likes tainted victories.
President Obama has only had two major policy victories during his tenure: the stimulus package and Obamacare. Both are massively unpopular. The stimulus package launched the Tea Party movement. Obamacare led to the Republican wipeout of 2010.
The study of history empowers nations and individuals with an ability to avoid errors of the past and lay foundations for victories in the future.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
I've stayed calm when I'm winning and I've stayed calm when I've lost. Tennis is a sport where we have a lot of tournaments every week, so you can't celebrate a lot when you have big victories, and you cannot get too down when you're losing, as in a few days you'll be in the next tournament and you'll have to be ready with that.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michel de Montaigne
Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
Real victories are those that protect human life, not those that result from its destruction or emerge from its ashes.
King Hussein I
In the environmental movement, every time you lose a battle it's for good, but our victories always seem to be temporary and we keep fighting them over and over again.
What interests me in life is curiosity, challenges, the good fight with its victories and defeats.
The difficulties and struggles of today are but the price we must pay for the accomplishments and victories of tomorrow.
William J. H. Boetcker
Wheels of fire, cosmic, rich, full-bodied honest victories over desperation.
C. S. Lewis
John F. Kennedy
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