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Definition of 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.

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

The stars that have most glory have no rest.
Samuel Daniel

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

That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
William Wordsworth
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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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