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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.

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

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah
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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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