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If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat. (Quote by - Simone de Beauvoir)

When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat. (Quote by - Henry Miller)

Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out. (Quote by - Edwin Markham)

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. (Quote by - Sun-tzu)

A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat. (Quote by - Louis L'Amour)

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. (Quote by - Theodore Roosevelt)

Who asks whether the enemy were defeated by strategy or valor? (Quote by - Vergil)

There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as one can. The best argument is an undeniably good book. (Quote by - Saul Bellow)

You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat. (Quote by - Paul Brown)

I bring out the worst in my enemies and that's how I get them to defeat themselves. (Quote by - Roy Cohn)

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. (Quote by - Marilyn vos Savant)

Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it. (Quote by - Josephus Daniels)

If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost. (Quote by - Zig Ziglar)

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. (Quote by - George E. Woodberry)

Many a good man I have seen go under. (Quote by - Walt Whitman)

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy. (Quote by - Sun Tzu)

Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan. (Quote by - John Fitzgerald Kennedy)

You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character. (Quote by - Richard M. Nixon)

I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat. (Quote by - Tom Landry)

There is no defeat except for those who give up. (Quote by - Joseph B. Wirthlin)

Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats. (Quote by - Ralph W Sockman)

Who, apart From ourselves, can see any difference between Our victories and our defeats? (Quote by - Christopher Fry)

Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat. (Quote by - Horatio Nelson)

I let the American people down, and I have to carry that burden for the rest of my life. My political life is over. I will never again have an opportunity to serve in any official position. Maybe I can give a little advice from time to time. (Quote by - Richard Nixon)

In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill. (Quote by - Winston Churchill)


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