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The glory of young men is their strength, and the beauty of old men is their gray head.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?

Author: Lord Byron (1788-1824)

Profession: British Poet

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.

Author: William Cowper (1731-1800)

Profession: British Poet

For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her.

Author: Charles De Gaulle (1890-1970)

Profession: French President during World War II

The paths of glory lead but to the grave.

Author: Thomas Gray (1716-1771)

Profession: British Poet

The glory of a nation and an age is always the work of a few great persons, and it disappears with them.

Author: Baron Grimm


Sudden glory is the passion which makes those grimaces called laughter.

Author: Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679)

Profession: British Philosopher

Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

No statement about God is simply, literally true. God is far more than can be measured, described, defined in ordinary language, or pinned down to any particular happening.

Author: David Jenkins (1925)

Profession: British Ecclesiastic, Bishop of Durham

The chief glory of every people arises from its authors.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

Military glory --the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

There is no greater glory than love, nor any great punishment than jealously.

Author: Lope de Vega (1562-1635)

Profession: Spanish Playwright

Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?

Author: Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593)

Profession: British Dramatist, Poet