Toggle My BrainyQuote
Quote of the Day
- Page 2
We're not trying to reinvent the wheel; for any environmental organization to claim sole responsibility for any kind of victory is insane, because everybody attacks these problems as a group.
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.
Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
My career is one of people involvement. I'm a promoter of the people, by the people, for the people. My magic lies, my people ties, this is what I want to do. I'm in it to win, I cant give in, I can't give up and I cant quit. Victory is mine. Working together works.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
John F. Kennedy
We may pass violets looking for roses. We may pass contentment looking for victory.
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.
Alfred North Whitehead
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
Corrie Ten Boom
Before Alamein we never had a victory. After Alamein we never had a defeat.
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
Business is war! Its leaders are strategic commanders, who boldly snatch victory from the jaws of defeat - and who perform other acts of derring-do. This kind of talk sounds great in the boardroom, and, for that matter, in the bookstore, where dozens of authors counsel would-be corporate warriors.
The pursuit of peace and progress cannot end in a few years in either victory or defeat. The pursuit of peace and progress, with its trials and its errors, its successes and its setbacks, can never be relaxed and never abandoned.
There are no shortcuts to victory. We must commit ourselves to the slow, painstaking work of foreign policy day by day and year by year.
The bud of victory is always in the truth.
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.
I learned this about coaching: You don't have to explain victory and you can't explain defeat.
The ones I pity are the ones who never stick out their neck for something they believe, never know the taste of moral struggle, and never have the thrill of victory.
When the Berlin Wall came down the Americans cried, 'Victory,' and walked off the field.
A handful of men, inured to war, proceed to certain victory, while on the contrary, numerous armies of raw and undisciplined troops are but multitudes of men dragged to the slaughter.
Publius Flavius Vegetius Renatus
Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
In the first six to twelve months of a war with the United States and Great Britain I will run wild and win victory upon victory. But then, if the war continues after that, I have no expectation of success.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.
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
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Image of the Moment
All action results from thought, so it is thoughts that matter.
Get Social with BrainyQuote
Follow BrainyQuote on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ to share inspiring quotes with friends.
Join us on
Follow us on
Follow us on
Quote of the Day
BQ on Facebook
BQ on Twitter
BQ on Pinterest
BQ on Google+
BQ on Instagram
Quote Of The Day Feeds
Quote of the Day Email
© 2001 - 2015 BrainyQuote