Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.
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.
There is no road of flowers leading to glory
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.
I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
Age is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years.
Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.
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.
The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it.
Literature is an avenue to glory, ever open for those ingenious men who are deprived of honours or of wealth.
Avoid shame, but do not seek glory,-nothing so expensive as glory.
An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
It is not expedient for me doubtless to glory. I will come to visions and revelations of the Lord.
Just one life. This is all any one of us has to offer. How can it be used for the greatest glory of God and the greatest blessing to men? How can we be as useful as possible and as effective as possible as Christians?
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
The love of glory gives an immense stimulus.
The deed is everything, the glory is naught.
The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
War begets quiet, quiet idleness, idleness disorder, disorder ruin; likewise ruin order, order virtue, virtue glory, and good fortune.
Keep your vision focused on the afterlife and life with all its glory will come crawling to your feet.
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.
Within me, and in others, what I seek to know is the darkness and the glory of all humanity. My vulnerability leads me to Truth, which is the ultimate defense.
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.
I know I owe my all to Thee,
O, take this heart I cannot give.
Do Thou my Strength my Saviour be;
And make me to Thy glory live!
Induction is the glory of science and the scandal of philosophy.