Defeat Quotes

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

Napoleon Bonaparte

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong

Henry Ward Beecher

Victory or defeat? It is the slogan of all-powerful militarism in every belligerent nation. And yet, what can victory bring to the proletariat?

Rosa Parks

Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.

Ralph W Sockman

What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better.

Wendell Phillips

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.

Napoleon Bonaparte

If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.

Zig Ziglar

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.

Sun Tzu

You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.

Paul Brown

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.

Michael de Montaigne

Defeat should never be a source of courage, but rather a fresh stimulant.

Robert South

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.

Henry Ward Beecher

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.

Will Rogers

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale

There is no defeat except for those who give up.

Joseph B. Wirthlin

As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.

Galeazzo Ciano

I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it.

Lou Holtz

If a victory is told in detail, one can no longer distinguish it from a defeat.

Jean-Paul Sartre

In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.

William McKinley

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.

Sun Tzu

The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.

Robert Green Ingersoll

Victory is sweetest when you`ve known defeat.

Malcolm S. Forbes

Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact.

Norman Vincent Peale

A man is not defeated by his opponents but by himself.

Jan Christian Smuts

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Updated On : January 08, 2013
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