Best 587 of Defeat quotes - MyQuotes
Creativity is the defeat of habit by imposing originality and change.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In ourselves are triumph and defeat.
The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.
The bitterness of defeat adds to the sweetness of victory.
The defeat of your enemy lies within the peace of your heart and the humbleness of your thoughts.
Henry Ward Beecher
Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near victory as when you are defeated in a good cause.
A sincere decision to make is to refuse to give up until the society experiences the defeat of every form of injustice and ungodliness.
All Iraqis can unite to defeat terrorism and can unite to rebuild the country.
The general that hearkens to my counsel and acts upon it, will conquer: let such a one be retained in command! The general that hearkens not to my counsel nor acts upon it, will suffer defeat: - let such a one be dismissed!
A country that armed Stalin to defeat Hitler can certainly work alongside enemies of al-Qaida to defeat al-Qaida.
Opportunity...it often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.
You are what you think. Before you succeed physically, it had been done mentally. The hometown of both victory and defeat is the mind of a person.
Anyone can deal with success, but only the wise can learn from failure.
We may run into many downfalls in life, but with a mighty God on our side those downfalls have already been defeated.
There's no system foolproof enough to defeat a sufficiently great fool.
Your self-defense becomes a self-defeat when you are doing it for selfish reasons! It's not about you and your pocket alone; let it be for the collective joy of your entire neighbourhood and beyond!
The blame game is already a lost game, so don't attempt dressing up to play it!
some of us have so much defeat in our past that we feel we lost the race before we knew it started.
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated. It may even be necessary to encounter the defeat, so that we can know who we are.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something.
Defeats are always pitiful. Victories are always last resources.
Israelis must be encouraged to defeat the Palestinians.
An archer must never blame a target for missing it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Patronage is almost a wicked word. By itself it could well-nigh defeat democracy.
Despite the way she rallied, the haunted look in her eyes was enough to break him, as lost and lonely as an abandoned child’s.
Four days,” he said, just loudly enough for those in the room to hear. “That’s how long it took me to defeat Sam Temple.” Caine locked eyes with Drake. “Four days,” Caine sneered. “What did you accomplish in the three months I was sick?” Drake met his gaze, then wavered, and looked down at the floor. There was red in his cheeks, a dangerous glitter in his eyes, but he could not meet Caine’s triumphant scowl. “Remember this when you finally decide it’s time to take me on, Drake.
Fear-filled words will defeat you, but faith-filled words will put you over!
Norman Vincent Peale
Remind yourself that God is with you and nothing can defeat him.
No, we are not defeated; we are simply disobedient! It might be good if we stopped using the terms 'victory' and 'defeat' to describe our progress in holiness. Rather we should use the terms 'obedience' and 'disobedience.
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat for it is momentary." (Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13, 3 May 1919)
You rolled me once, you rolled me twice and the third time, you had taught to win the game.
George Bernard Shaw
Marriage is to me apostasy, profanation of the sanctuary of my soul, violation of my manhood, sale of my birthright, shameful surrender, ignominious capitulation, acceptance of defeat.
…Its not how you handle defeat or adversity, its how you get up that matters".
You can perhaps, in a number of circumstances, tell yourself that you can't have more than you have until you do better than you're doing, but by all means steer clear of its reverse, the creed of defeat, in saying that you can't do better than you're doing until you can have more than you have.
Defeat the enemies strategy.
When excellence comes in at the door, failure flies out the window.
The strong overcome their opponents, the mighty crush them, the shrewd outwit them, the cowardly hide from them, but the enlightened transcend them.
The most painful thing to experience is not defeat but regret
Before success comes in any man’s life, he is sure to meet with much temporary defeat, and, perhaps, some failure. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to quit. That is exactly what the majority of men do. More than five hundred of the most successful men this country has ever known told the author their greatest success came just one step beyond the point at which defeat had overtaken them.
One is not a great one because one defeats or harms other living beings. One is so called because one refrains from defeating or harming other living beings.
The only way you’re going to be defeated is if you allow your brain to shut down your body. If you stop making progress, you’re damned.
Sometime we get so tired that we wish to get defeated, and want to feel the pleasure of that failure.
That’s the problem of today’s generation. You want all the things quickly. You all hate to struggle. You see the life into two extremes, either success or failure, either rich or broke, either victory or defeat. You see the life in all black and white, but there are various shades of gray in-between two extremes of black and white and life happens to be there.
Justin K. Mcfarlane Beau
There are feet that are swift to mete out defeat to anything different, but in doing so the assailant is already defeated. I say to them that the lack of awareness concerning their premature end is due to their immaturity and ignorance. The awareness defeatists lack, is found in those they hunger to defeat. To them, difference is hostility.
I've always believed that the only defeats and victories that matter in life are those you lose or win alone, against yourself.
Victory was to be bought so dear as to be almost indistinguishable from defeat.
Accepting defeat is not wisdom.
James C. Collins
We are not imprisoned by circumstances, setbacks, mistakes or staggering defeats, we are freed by our choices.
I always want to defeat supervillains - it's just the chicken-and-broccoli diet that I'm not into.
Ll Cool J
Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you.