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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

I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell.
William Tecumseh Sherman

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

The winter solstice has always been special to me as a barren darkness that gives birth to a verdant future beyond imagination, a time of pain and withdrawal that produces something joyfully inconceivable, like a monarch butterfly masterfully extracting itself from the confines of its cocoon, bursting forth into unexpected glory.
Gary Zukav
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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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