There is no substitute for victory.
The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile.
The Way of Heaven does not compete, And yet it skillfully achieves victory. It does not speak, and yet it skillfully responds to things. It comes to you without your invitation
The ultimate aim of the art of Karate lies not in victory or defeat, but in the perfection of the characters of its participants.
Accept the challenges, so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.
Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory
Therefore a victorious army first wins and then seeks battle; a defeated army first battles and then seeks victory.
Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.
In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
Victory is sweetest when you`ve known defeat.
Vengeance is not the point; change is.
But the trouble is that in most [people's]
minds the thought of victory and the
thought of punishing the enemy coincide.
We used to root for the Indians against the cavalry, because we didn't think it was fair in the history books that when the cavalry won it was a great victory, and when the Indians won it was a massacre.
If you argue and rankle and contradict, you may achieve a temporary victory - sometimes; but it will be an empty victory because you will never get your opponent's good will.
Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.
I have full confidence in your courage, devotion to duty and skill in battle. We will accept nothing less than full victory!
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment. Full effort is full victory.
This momentous achievement marks a victory for America, for people who seek peace around the world, and for all those who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001. The fight against terror goes on, but tonight America has sent an unmistakable message: No matter how long it takes, justice will be done.
This is great news for the security of the American people and a victory in our continued fight against al-Qaeda and radical extremism around the world.
The shadow of victory is disillusion.
The victory march will continue until the Palestinian flag flies in Jerusalem and in all of Palestine.
It is a victory of shit and our defeat. Call it a defeat, but of courage, value and dignity.