Glory Quotes

Most popular glory quotes

I'll always be chasing you... Glory.
Glory—once achieved, what is it worth?
Simplicity is the glory of expression.

simplicity

Glory paid to our ashes comes too late.
He will have true glory who despises it.
And say my glory was I had such friends.

friendship

Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

fame

The deed is everything, the glory is naught.

deeds

Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.

virtue

I do not care for the money, just for the glory.
How quickly passes away the glory of this world.
The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.

adversity difficulties

Oh, how swiftly the glory of the world passes away!
A victory without danger is a triumph without glory.

danger

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.
Glory comes too late, after one as been reduced to ashes.
I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory.
Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected.
Glory to Man in the highest! For Man is the master of things.
The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it.

difficulties

Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal, not in reaching it.

effort

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.

effort

For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.
Sudden glory is the passion which maketh those grimaces called laughter.
Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

failure

Grace tried is better than grace, and more than grace; it is glory in its infancy.
Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.

adversity

Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall.

failure

A woman's greatest glory is to be little talked about by men, whether for good or ill.

men and women

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love.

mankind

Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare.
He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us.

God

An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life.
Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age.

age invention judgment self-interest youth

Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder.
Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory, or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat.

war

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come.

birth

I cannot, if I am in the field of glory, be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done, there Providence is sure to direct my steps.
A man's most glorious actions will at last be found to be but glorious sins, if he hath made himself, and not the glory of God, the end of those actions.

religious

Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity.

soldiers

Just as he who gives his life to serve a great idea is admirable, he who avails himself of a great idea to serve his personal hopes of glory and power is abominable, even if he too risks his life.

power

See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security.
Americans, particularly after World War II, tended to romanticize war because in World War II our cause was the cause of humanity, and our soldiers brought home glory and victory, and thank God that they did. But it led us to romanticize it to some extent.

America World War II

Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.

greatness Strength