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Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method, and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
Writers have told me more than once that I'm a better interview in defeat than in victory, which is a compliment I am extremely proud of.
The smile of God is victory.
John Greenleaf Whittier
You may succeed in your policy and ensure your own damnation, by your victory.
What drew me towards team sport were the camaraderie and friendship. The chance to celebrate victory and success with a group of other people is something I have enjoyed doing.
You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
One reason citizens, politicians and university donors sometimes lack confidence in the social sciences is that social scientists too often miss the chance to declare victory and move on to new frontiers.
Nicholas A. Christakis
Feed the troops on victory.
In Christ we see a maturity of love that flowers in self-sacrifice and forgiveness; a maturity of power that never swerves from the ideal of service; a maturity of goodness that overcomes every temptation, and, of course, we see the ultimate victory of life over death itself.
When the war ends, it will be found that there was an equal amount of 'thuggery' practiced on both sides, that terrible things were done to force the final victory.
Every moment of resistance to temptation is a victory.
Frederick William Faber
There is a peculiar gratification in receiving congratulations from one's squadron for a victory in the air. It is worth more to a pilot than the applause of the whole outside world.
You will find peace not by trying to escape your problems, but by confronting them courageously. You will find peace not in denial, but in victory.
J. Donald Walters
In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.
The important thing in life is not victory but combat; it is not to have vanquished but to have fought well.
Pierre de Coubertin
Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time.
The nation's government has just handed me the bill that grants us our civil rights. I am receiving it before you, certain that I am accepting this on behalf of all Argentinean women, and I can feel my hands tremble with joy as they grasp the laurel proclaiming victory.
I think my greatest victory was every time I walked out there, I gave it everything I had. I left everything out there. That's what I'm most proud of. I can't go win Wimbledon anymore, so if what I've done in the past is not good enough, let it go. Because I'm certainly not sitting around thinking about it.
Sometimes you need faith and victory spoken over your life. Words have created power. When you receive them into your spirit, they can ignite seeds of increase on the inside.
I enjoy the hunt much more than the 'good life' after the victory.
I have learned, in my life and work as a sportswriter, that big-time Sports and big-time Politics are not so far apart in America. They are both a means to the same end, which is victory... And why not? Victory is good for you, and don't let anybody tell you different.
Hunter S. Thompson
'What if?' history is a tricky game, but there is no doubt that the senior planners of D-Day - including Eisenhower and the British general Bernard Montgomery - believed that the Double Cross operation had played a pivotal role in the victory.
There's a victory in letting go of your expectations.
Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory.
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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