Glory Quotes

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.


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
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