Latest quotes | Random quotes | Vote! | Latest comments | Add quote

Quotes about defeat

Stevie Wonder

Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle!

quote by Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Veronica Serbanoiu
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
Ernest Hemingway

But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

in The Old Man and the Sea (1951)Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy! | In Spanish | In Romanian

Share
Theodore Roosevelt

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.

quote by Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
Henry Miller

When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.

quote by Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument.

quote by Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
Helen Keller

Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.

quote by Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
Theodore Roosevelt

Far better is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much, because they live in the grey twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

in The Man in the ArenaReport problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
Lois McMaster Bujold

Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it.

in Shards of Honor (1986)Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
Sun Tzu

If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.

quote by Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
Saul Bellow

There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one can. The best argument is an undeniably good book.

quote by Report problemRelated quotes
Added by Lucian Velea
Comment! | Vote! | Copy!

Share
 

<< < Page 1 >

Search


Recent searches | Top searches

Related photos