Glory Quotes

True glory lies in noble deeds.


The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.

Samuel Johnson

Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience.

Eric Hoffer

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

Napoleon I

Glory is the shadow of virtue.

Latin Proverb

Like madness is the glory of this life As this pomp shows to a little oil and root.

William Shakespeare

Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself Till by broad spreading it disperse to naught.

William Shakespeare

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

Thomas Moore

The paths of glory lead but to the grave.

Thomas Gray

When there is no peril in the fight, there is no glory in the triumph.

A. Alvarez

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

Napolean Bonaparte

The love of glory gives an immense stimulus.


The deed is everything, the glory is naught.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Napoleon Bonaparte

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

To sanctify God is to reverence Him in our hearts, and to represent Him in the glory of His holiness before men.

Richard Alleine

Ambition is the manure of glory.

Pietro Aretino

We are members of this Head, and this body cannot be decapitated. If the Head is in glory forever, so too are the members in glory forever, that Christ may be undivided forever.

St. Augustine of Hippo

To the glory of the most high God, and that my neighbour may be benefited thereby.

Johann Sebastian Bach

Glory is the sun of the dead.

Honor de Balzac

The energies of our system will decay; the glory of the sun will be dimmed, and the earth, tideless and inert, will no longer tolerate the race which has for a moment disturbed its solitude. Man will go down into the pit and all his thoughts will perish.

Arthur James Balfour

"Honor to be hanged, glory to be nailed to a tree and burned, if so be that God has asked," said they.

Richard Bach

The essence of one's work is only to come to the sensation of the existence of the Creator, to feel the existence of the Creator, that the whole earth is full of His glory.

Yehuda Ashlag

Icarus, Icarus, though the end is piteous, Yet forever, yea, forever we shall see thee rising thus, See the first supernal glory, not the ruin hideous.

Stephen Vincent Bent

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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