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Defeat quotes and quotations

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michael de Montaigne

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

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
Henry Ward Beecher

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

Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
Josephus Daniels

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

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

If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
Marcus Garvey

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

Many a good man I have seen go under.
Walt Whitman

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

Politics has become so expensive that it takes a lot of money even to be defeated.
Will Rogers

It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible.
Henry Ward Beecher

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

When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
Marcus Fabuis Quintilianus

It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
Arthur Calwell

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact.
Norman Vincent Peale

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

There is no defeat except for those who give up.
Joseph B. Wirthlin

Defeat doesn't finish a man -- quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits
Richard M. Nixon

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michel De Montaigne

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult
Winston Churchill

When defeat is inevitable, it is wisest to yield.
Quintilian

Exile, for no other motive than ease, would be the last defeat, with no seed of future victory in it.
Lois McMaster Bujold

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

I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it
Lou Holtz

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

Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
Josephus Daniels

Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
Sun-tzu

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

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat
Paul Brown

The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
Winston Churchill

But man is not made for defeat. A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
Ernest Hemingway