Glory Quotes

Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare.

Oriana Fallaci

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Joseph P. Thompson

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

Socrates

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?

Lord Byron

Fame is not the glory; virtue is the goal, and fame only a messenger to bring more to the fold.

Vanna Bonta

The glory of the nation rests in the character of her men. And character comes from boyhood. Thus every boy is a challenge to his elders.

Herbert Hoover

Meditation is the life of the soul; action is the soul of meditation; honor is the reward of action; so meditate, that thou mayst do; so do, that thou mayst purchase honor; for which purchase, give God the glory.

Francis Quarles

This special feeling towards fruit, its glory and abundance, is I would say universal.... We respond to strawberry fields or cherry orchards with a delight that a cabbage patch or even an elegant vegetable garden cannot provoke

Jane Grigson

America has never been an empire. We may be the only great power in history that had the chance, and refused preferring greatness to power and justice to glory.

George Walker Bush

Our sins, like to our shadows, when our day was in its glory, scarce appeared; toward our evening, how great and monstrous!

Sir John Suckling

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.

Nelson Mandela

Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible. We're not giving up. We're waiting for a better opportunity to win.

Lois McMaster Bujold

I have not studied in this you read to show you my skill but to declare the truth, not to set forth myself, but to the glory of God.

Anne Bradstreet

In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time; All the light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime.

Sir John Bowring

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.

Jose Marti
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