Quotes: victories

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  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
    Baltasar Gracian
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    All victories breed hate, and that over your superior is foolish or fatal.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.
  • Angela Davis
    Angela Davis
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    But at the same time you can't assume that making a difference 20 years ago is going to allow you to sort of live on the laurels of those victories for the rest of your life.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    Enthusiasm is the genius of sincerity and truth accomplishes no victories without it.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    I am certain that after the dust of centuries has passed over our cities, we, too, will be remembered not for victories or defeats in battle or in politics, but for our contribution to the human spirit.
  • Lawana Blackwell
    Lawana Blackwell
    English writer 1952-
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    I've grown to realize the joy that comes from little victories is preferable to the fun that comes from ease and the pursuit of pleasure.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
    Richard Nixon
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    If you take no risks, you will suffer no defeats. But if you take no risks, you win no victories.
  • Let us ever remember that our interest is in concord, not in conflict; and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace, not those of war.
  • Don Piatt
    Don Piatt
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    Life is a campaign not a battle, and has its defeats as well as its victories.
  • Bjorn Borg
    Bjorn Borg
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    My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
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    Obama is not Bill Clinton. I don't think he's willing to let conservatives have any victories at all.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
    Josh Billings
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    One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
  • John Milton
    John Milton
    English poet, polemicist and man of letters 1608-1674
    John Milton
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    Peace has her victories no less renowned than war.
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