Glory Quotes

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

I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.

Julius Caesar

Glory is not a conceit. It is not a decoration for valor. Glory belongs to the act of being constant to something greater than yourself, to a cause, to your principles, to the people on whom you rely and who rely on you in rerun.

John McCain

There is no road of flowers leading to glory

Jean de La Fontaine

The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so far as it disposes and eases his way to action by the greater trust that it procures him.

Plutarch

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.

Johathan Edwards

When there is no peril in the fight, there is no glory in the triumph.

A. Alvarez

The paths of glory lead but to the grave.

Thomas Gray

Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself Till by broad spreading it disperse to naught.

William Shakespeare

Like madness is the glory of this life As this pomp shows to a little oil and root.

William Shakespeare

Glory is the shadow of virtue.

Latin Proverb

Glory built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.

William Cowper

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

Napoleon I

Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience.

Eric Hoffer

The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.

Samuel Johnson

True glory lies in noble deeds.

Unknown

A victory without danger is a triumph without glory.

Pierre Corneille

In victory, the hero seeks the glory, not the prey.

Sir Philip Sidney

Language... has created the word 'loneliness' to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word 'solitude' to express the glory of being alone.

Paul Tillich

To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking.

Agnes De Mille

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.

James Arthur Baldwin

Most dreams of glory are safe because we never venture to put them into practice.

Charles Curothe

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

Jean Baptiste Moliere
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