Glory Quotes

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Joseph P. Thompson

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?

Lord Byron

The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.


Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare.

Oriana Fallaci

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

For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.

Charles De Gaulle

Glory built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.

William Cowper

Glory paid to our ashes comes too late.


True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength.

Sextus Propertius

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.


There is no road of flowers leading to glory

Jean de La Fontaine

Is there not glory enough in living the days given to us? You should know there is adventure in simply being among those we love and the things we love, and beauty, too.

Lloyd Chudley Alexander

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.

Anne Bradstreet

Suicidal glory is the luxury of the irresponsible. We're not giving up. We're waiting for a better opportunity to win.

Lois McMaster Bujold
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