Glory Quotes

Arjun chose Krishna, though Krishna had vowed to lay down his arms on the battlefield ... ... Krishna asked: "Why did you pick me, knowing I would not fight?" "I can handle the soldiers myself, O Krishna, if I have your presence to give me moral support. Some of your glory will surely rub off on me."


Man being reasonable must get drunk; The best of life is but intoxication; Glory, the grape, love, gold - in these are sunk - The hopes of all men and of every nation

Lord Byron

The greater difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.


Literature is an avenue to glory, ever open for those ingenious men who are deprived of honours or of wealth.

Isaac D'Israeli

What vanity needs for its satisfaction is glory, and it's easy to have glory without power.

Bertrand Russell

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.


I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.

Sextus Propertius

True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Glory paid to our ashes comes too late.


For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.

Charles De Gaulle

The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.


Military glory --the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood.

Abraham Lincoln

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.

Marcus Tulius Cicero

Sudden glory is the passion which makes those grimaces called laughter.

Thomas Hobbes

The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it.


Envy consists in seeing things never in themselves, but only in their relations. If you desire glory, you may envy Napoleon, but Napoleon envied Caesar, Caesar envied Alexander, and Alexander, I daresay, envied Hercules, who never existed.

Bertrand Russell

The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.


O Krishna, I have heard from You in detail about the origin and dissolution of beings, and Your imperishable glory.

Bhagavad Gita

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.

George Bernard Shaw

Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man.

Bertrand Russell

All glory comes from daring to begin.

Eugene F. Ware

Keep your vision focused on the afterlife and life with all its glory will come crawling to your feet.


War begets quiet, quiet idleness, idleness disorder, disorder ruin; likewise ruin order, order virtue, virtue glory, and good fortune.

Walter Raleigh, Sr.

We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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