Victory Quotes

Most popular victory quotes

The Intoxication of Victory.
To the victor belong the toils.
History is written by the winners.
There is no substitute for victory.
The only victory over love is flight.
For every victory ... there is a price.
Another such victory and we are undone.
Victory is by nature haughty and insolent.
The moment of greatest peril is the moment of victory.
When you have gained a victory, do not push it too far.
Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe.
Victory is gay only back home.  Up front it is joyless.
An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory.
I glory in conflict that I may hereafter exult in victory.

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Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.


There is no pain in the wound received in the moment of victory.
The moment of victory is much too short to live for that and nothing else.
All victories breed hate, and that over your superior is foolish or fatal.
Winning is better than anything. Better than sex. Better than Christmas morning.
The god of Victory is said to be one-handed, but Peace gives victory to both sides.
Victory is not won in miles but in inches.  Win a little now, hold your ground, and later win a little more.
Upon the fields of friendly strife
Are sown the seeds
That, upon other fields, on other days
Will bear the fruits of victory.


It is no doubt a good thing to conquer on the field of battle, but it needs greater wisdom and greater skill to make use of victory.
Victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
The human race is intoxicated with narrow victories, for life is a string of them, like pearls that hit the floor when the rope breaks, and roll away in perfection and anarchy.
In its worst examples, victory has a lot in common with vulgarity.  In athletics, business, and the White House, we can hear the voice of victory reduced to language worthy of a kindergartner, a caveman, or a drunkard.