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75 Victory Quotes

Kings may be blest, but Tam was glorious, O'er a' the ills o' life victorious.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Tam o' Shanter

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Out spoke the victor then, As he hail'd them o'er the wave, Ye are brothers! ye are men! And we conquer but to save; So peace instead of death let us bring; But yield, proud foe, let us bring; With the crews, at England's feet, And make submission meet To our King.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: The Battle of the Baltic

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To the victors belong the spoils. (The spoils to the victors.)

General Ferdinand Foch Quotes , Source: one of his favorite maxims

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From what far, heavenly height of hope Didst thou descend to light our way, Cleaving with flash of snowy robe Time's dusky veil of twilight gray?

Julia Larned Quotes , Source: The Winged Victory

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Westminster Abbey, or Victory.

Lord Horatio Nelson Quotes , Source: in the battle off Cape Vincent, giving order for boarding the San Josef, see Southey "Life of Nelson

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Before this time to-morrow I shall have gained a peerage, or Westminister Abbey.

Lord Horatio Nelson Quotes , Source: Life of Nelson (ch. 5), before the Battle of the Nile

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Woe to the vanquished! [Lat., Vae victis.]

Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus) Quotes , Source: Pseudolus (act V)

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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.

Winston Churchill Quotes

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Winning is a habit. Unfortunately, so is losing.

Vince Lombardi Quotes

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We should wage war not to win war, but to win peace.

Paul Hoffman Quotes

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Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.

Abraham Lincoln Quotes

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Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for mankind

Horace Mann Quotes

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Our peace must be a peace of victors, not of the vanquished.

General Ferdinand Foch Quotes , Source: as reported by G. Ward Price in the London "Daily Mail"

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Victory is a thing of the will.

General Ferdinand Foch Quotes , Source: one of his favorite maxims

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A Cadmean victory. (The conquerors suffer as much as the conquered.)

General Ferdinand Foch Quotes , Source: one of his favorite maxims

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The victorious cause pleased the gods, but the victory pleased Cato. [Lat., Victrix cause Diis placuit, sed victa Catoni.]

Lucanus (Marcus Annaeus Lucan) Quotes , Source: Pharsalia (1, 118)

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As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.

Count Galeazzo Ciano Quotes

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If you think you can win, you can. Faith is necessary to victory.

William Hazlitt Quotes

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Who thought he'd won The field as certain as a gun.

James Butler, first Duke of Ormonde Quotes , Source: Hudibras (pt. I, canto III, l. 11)

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Victory has a hundred fathers, but defeat is an orphan.

Thomas Campbell Quotes , Source: The Battle of the Baltic

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You know how to win victory, Hannibal, you do not how to use it [Lat., Vincere scis, Hannibal; victoria uti nescis.]

Maharbal Quotes , Source: said to Hannibal, from Livy, The History of Rome, vol. III (22.51)

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It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.

Blaise Pascal Quotes

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In defeat unbeatable; in victory unbearable.

Sir Winston Churchill Quotes

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In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves...self-discipline with all of them came first.

Harry S Truman Quotes

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They see nothing wrong in the rule, that to the victors belong the spoils of the enemy.

William L. Marcy Quotes , Source: in a speech in the United States Senate

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