Quotes of Defeated

“ Avoid problems, and you'll never be the one who overcame them. ”

- Richard Bach

“ I came, I saw, God conquered. ”

- Charles V

“ The new frontiers to be conquered are mainly in the convolutions of the cortex. ”

- Arthur Koestler

“ From time to time, life as a leader can look hopeless. To help you, consider a man who lived through this: Failed in business at age 31. Defeated for the legislature at 32. Again failed in business at 34. Sweetheart died at 35. Had a nervous breakdown at 36… ”

- Unknown

“ Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ In a philosophical dispute, he gains most who is defeated, since he learns most. ”

- Epicurus

“ Being defeated is only a temporary condition; giving up is what makes it permanent. ”

- Marilyn Vos Savant

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

- Dr. Norman Vincent Peale

“ I am defeated, and know it, if I meet any human being from whom I find myself unable to learn anything. ”

- George Herbert Palmer

“ Mountains cannot be surmounted except by winding paths. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ It is entirely possible to win against the enemy, it is possible, even, to kill the enemy… and still be defeated by the battle. ”

- Walter Wangerin Jr.

“ Dignity belongs to the conquered. ”

- Kenneth Burke

“ There is no fate that cannot be surmounted by scorn. ”

- Albert Camus

“ I came, I saw, I conquered. ”

- Julius Caesar

“ If you do not conquer self, you will be conquered by self. ”

- Napoleon Hill

“ I brought a notebook with me when I went to see Michael Moore's 'Fahrenheit 9/11' and in the dark made notes before I gave up, defeated by the utter stupidity of the movie. ”

- Richard Cohen

“ I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. ”

- Martin Luther King Jr.

“ When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ Hope is always available to us. When we feel defeated, we need only take a deep breath and say, "Yes," and hope will reappear. ”

- Monroe Forester

“ If I allow the fact that I am a Negro to checkmate my will to do, now, I will inevitably form the habit of being defeated. ”

- Paul Williams

“ Satan took advantage of my very sensitive and overscrupulous conscience and gave me a great deal of trouble, but the Lord was very patient with me and often defeated him. ”

- William Taylor

“ Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated. ”

- Brad Henry

“ But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated. ”

- Ernest Hemingway

“ I knew that my staying up would not change the election result if I were defeated, while if elected I had a hard day ahead of me. So I thought a night's rest was best in any event. ”

- Benjamin Harrison

“ We may be personally defeated, but our principles never. ”

- William Lloyd Garrison

“ I was well beaten myself, and I am better for it. ”

- Bernard Law Montgomery

“ Lincoln came out with some things we weren't used to seeing. We overcame some adversity and we were able to make adjustments. ”

- Tom Wilson

“ And Joshua and all Israel made as if they were beaten before them, and fled by the way of the wilderness. ”

- Bible

“ If we'd beaten 'em, I wouldn't be going out. ”

- Bear Bryant

“ God has made Canada one of those nations which cannot be conquered and cannot be destroyed, except by itself. ”

- Norman Angell
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