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Most dreams of glory are safe because we never venture to put them into practice.

Charles Curothe Quotes

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Holy Father, so passes away the glory of the world. [Lat., Pater sancte, sic transit gloria mundi.]

Cornelius a Lapide Quotes , Source: Commentaria, 2nd. Epist. ad Cor. (ch. XII, 7), the sentence is used in the Service of the Pope's ent

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Go where glory waits thee; But while fame elates thee, Oh! still remember me.

Thomas Moore Quotes , Source: Go Where Glory Waits Thee

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Glory drags all men along, low as well as high, bound captive at the wheels of her glittering car. [Lat., Fulgente trahit constrictos Gloria curru Non minus ignotos generosis.]

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Satires (I, 6, 23)

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O how quickly passes away the glory of the earth. [Lat., O quam cito transit gloria mundi.]

Thomas a Kempis Quotes , Source: Imitation of Christ (bk. I, ch. III, 6)

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

George Bernard Shaw Quotes

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Glory paid to our ashes comes too late. [Lat., Cineri gloria sera est.]

Marcus Valerius Martial Quotes , Source: Epigrams (I, 26, 8)

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Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail.

Ralph Waldo Emerson 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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Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

Napoleon Bonaparte Quotes

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There is no road of flowers leading to glory

Jean de La Fontaine Quotes

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True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written; in writing what deserves to be read; and in so living as to make the world happier and better for our living in it.

John McCain Quotes

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Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself Till by broad spreading it disperse to naught

William Shakespeare Quotes

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Glory paid to our ashes comes too late

Marcus Aurelius Quotes

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So may glory from defect arise.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Deaf and Dumb

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The glory dies not, and the grief is past.

Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges Quotes , Source: On the Death of Sir Walter Scott

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Who track the steps of Glory to the grave.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Monody on the Death of the Rt. Hon. R.B. Sheridan

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Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow. [Lat., Gloria virtutem tanquam umbra sequitur.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Tusculanarum Disputationum (I, 45)

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. . . glory built On selfish principles is shame and guilt.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Table Talk (l. 1)

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Glory is never where virtue is not. [Fr., La gloire n'est jamais ou la vertu n'est pas.]

Martin le Franc Quotes , Source: Didon

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The paths of glory lead but to the grave.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard (st. 9)

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The first in glory, as the first in place.

Homer ("Smyrns of Chios") Quotes , Source: The Odyssey (bk. XI, l. 441), (Pope's translation)

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No flowery road leads to glory. [Fr., Aucun chemin de fleurs ne conduit a la gloire.]

Jean de La Fontaine Quotes , Source: Fables (X, 14)

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The glory of Him who Hung His masonry pendant on naught, when the world He created.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: The Children of the Lord's Supper (l. 177)

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Those glories come too late That on our ashes wait.

Richard Lovelace Quotes , Source: Inscription on Title-page of Posthumous Poems

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