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The real and lasting victories are those of peace, and not of war.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.
For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.
There's a victory, and defeat; the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself.
A revolution can be neither made nor stopped. The only thing that can be done is for one of several of its children to give it a direction by dint of victories.
My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Wheels of fire, cosmic, rich, full-bodied honest victories over desperation.
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michel de Montaigne
Peace has its victories no less than war, but it doesn't have as many monuments to unveil.
It is true we have won all our wars, but we have paid for them. We don't want victories anymore.
If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
Richard M. Nixon
Go forth a conqueror and win great victories.
Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
There are victories of the soul and spirit. Sometimes, even if you lose, you win.
As a consequence of the victories we have registered during our first ten years of freedom, we have laid a firm foundation for the new advances we must and will make during the next decade.
Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don't settle for them.
I think George Allen from Virginia was a distinguished governor, he's a distinguished senator and head of the Senatorial Campaign Committee and won some significant victories. He is a very attractive guy and would make a tremendous president.
When we went up against teams that were better, I just hoped that we could steal the victories.
The defeats and victories of the fellows at the top aren't always defeats and victories for the fellows at the bottom.
In the environmental movement, every time you lose a battle it's for good, but our victories always seem to be temporary and we keep fighting them over and over again.
Like a cowboy saddling a bucking stallion, Republican leaders tried to tame the Tea Party while riding it to victories.
We improve ourselves by victories over ourselves. There must be contest, and we must win.
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.
For all their current prestige, Osama bin Laden and the suicide bombers are still regarded in all but the most desperate districts of Gaza or Peshawar as romantics with little chance of more than symbolic victories, however bloody and brutal. That gives both the Middle East and the West a small and distant hope of security.
Even victors are by victories undone.
So long as these kinds of inequalities persist, all of us who are given expensive educations have to live with the knowledge that our victories are contaminated because the game has been rigged to our advantage.
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