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    Defeat Quotes

    Quotations about Defeat

    • Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it.
      "Shards of Honor", 1986, by Lois McMaster Bujold
    • Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.
      'Satyagraha Leaflet No. 13,' May 3, 1919, by Mahatma Gandhi
    • There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
    • What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.
    • When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
    • 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.
    • A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
      'Jugurthine War,' 41 B.C., by Sallust
    • Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.
    • Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
      by Sun Tzu
    • You can take from every experience what it has to offer you. And you cannot be defeated if you just keep taking one breath followed by another.
      O Magazine, What I Know For Sure, January 2004, by Oprah Winfrey
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