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36 Defeat Quotes

But there is suffering in life, and there are defeats. No one can avoid them. But it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for.

Paulo Coelho Quotes

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It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated...it is finished when it surrenders.

Ben Stein Quotes

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When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.

Marcus Fabuis Quintilianus Quotes

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Defeat should never be a source of courage, but rather a fresh stimulant.

Robert South Quotes

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I would rather lose in a cause that I know some day will triumph than to triumph in a cause that I know some day will fail.

Wendell L. Willkie Quotes

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Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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If you can accept losing, you can't win.

Vince Lombardi Quotes

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I learned much more from defeat than I ever learned from winning

Alfred Adler Quotes

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In war, resolution; in defeat, defiance; in victory, magnanimity

Winston Churchill Quotes

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Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is momentary.

Gandhi Quotes

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In War: Resolution. In Defeat: Defiance. In Victory: Magnanimity. In Peace: Goodwill.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.

Malcolm S. Forbes Quotes

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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.

Theodore Roosevelt Quotes

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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.

Saul Bellow Quotes

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What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better.

Wendell Phillips Quotes

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There is no defeat except for those who give up.

Joseph B. Wirthlin Quotes

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Who asks whether the enemy were defeated by strategy or valor?

Vergil Quotes

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Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.

George E. Woodberry Quotes

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You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.

Richard M. Nixon Quotes

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The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man and ultimately defeat him.

Russell Baker Quotes

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Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by orginality, overcomes everything.

George Lois Quotes

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There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.

Michael de Montaigne Quotes

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Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.

Ralph W Sockman Quotes

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A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.

Sallust Quotes

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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.

Henry Miller Quotes

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