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On the plains of hesitation lie the blackened bones of countless millions who at the dawn of victory lay down to rest, and in resting died.
Adlai E. Stevenson
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
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.
Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence.
Victory belongs to the most persevering.
Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.
William S. Burroughs
If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible.
Hence the saying: If you know the enemy and you know yourself, your victory will not stand in doubt; if you now Heaven and you know Earth, you may make your victory complete.
It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery
If fighting is sure to result in victory, than you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight even at the ruler's bidding.
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.
If we know that our own men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the enemy is not open to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory.
There is no victory at bargain basement prices.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
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
The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.
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.
If there exists no possibility of failure, then victory is meaningless.
Robert H. Schuller
In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory.
Orison Swett Marden
It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.
In war there is no substitute for victory.
If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.
Simone de Beauvoir
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.
Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory.
Miguel de Cervantes
The aim of argument, or of discussion, should not be victory, but progress.
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.
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