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Definition of Glory

Glory

  1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation; honorable fame; renown.
  2. That quality in a person or thing which secures general praise or honor; that which brings or gives renown; an object of pride or boast; the occasion of praise; excellency; brilliancy; splendor.
  3. Pride; boastfulness; arrogance.
  4. The presence of the Divine Being; the manifestations of the divine nature and favor to the blessed in heaven; celestial honor; heaven.
  5. An emanation of light supposed to proceed from beings of peculiar sanctity. It is represented in art by rays of gold, or the like, proceeding from the head or body, or by a disk, or a mere line.
  6. To exult with joy; to rejoice.
  7. To boast; to be proud.

Glory Quotations

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Confucius

Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone.
Paul Tillich

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself.
Norman Cousins

Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone.
Paul Tillich
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Glory Translations

glory in Dutch is roem, beroemdheid, lof, glorie
glory in French is gloire
glory in German is Herrlichkeit, Ruhm
glory in Italian is vanto
glory in Latin is gloria, laus
glory in Spanish is gloria

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