Defeat Quotes

Victory is sweetest when you`ve known defeat.

Malcolm S. Forbes

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Robert Green Ingersoll

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.

Sun Tzu

In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.

William McKinley

If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.

Jean-Paul Sartre

As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.

Galeazzo Ciano

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.

Henry Ward Beecher

Defeat should never be a source of courage, but rather a fresh stimulant.

Robert South

Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus

Robert South

Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.

Edwin Markham

Let us understand: North Vietnam cannot defeat or humiliate the United States. Only Americans can do that.

Richard Nixon

I became successful due to several reasons. I never gave up and I never let anyone or anything get in my way. I use the power of positive thinking to tackle obstacles and challenges so they don't defeat me. Passion for my work and my business is another important reason. I really love my work and I get great satisfaction from it.

Lillian Vernon

An army without culture is a dull-witted army, and a dull-witted army cannot defeat the enemy.

Mao Zedong

Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.

Francis Quarles
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