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Glory comes too late, after one as been reduced to ashes.

Author: Marcus Valerius Martial (40-104)

Profession: Latin poet and epigrammatist

Glory paid to our ashes comes too late.

Author: Marcus Valerius Martial (40-104)

Profession: Latin poet and epigrammatist

The final event to himself has been, that as he rose like a rocket, he fell like the stick.

Author: Thomas Paine (1737-1809)

Profession: Anglo-American Political Theorist, Writer

Glory is the shadow of virtue.

Author: Latin Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Latin Origin

I have touched the highest point of all my greatness, and from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting.

Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but boys it is all hell.

Author: William T. Sherman (1820-1891)

Profession: American Army Commander

Avoid shame but do not seek glory --nothing so expensive as glory.

Author: Sydney Smith (1771-1845)

Profession: British Writer, Clergyman

Glory is the child of peril.

Author: Tobias G. Smollett (1721-1771)

Profession: Scottish Novelist, Surgeon

The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be.

Author: Socrates

Profession: Greek Philosopher of Athens

Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man.

Author: Charles Maurice De Talleyrand (1754-1838)

Profession: French Statesman

There's no glory like those who save their country.

Author: Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1892)

Profession: British Poet

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves.

Author: Joseph P. Thompson


I will not by the noise of bloody wars and the dethroning of kings advance you to glory: but by the gentle ways of peace and love.

Author: Thomas Traherne (1636-1674)

Profession: British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic

God gave man the challenge of raw materials -- not the ease of finished things. He left the pictures unpainted and the music unsung and the problems unsolved, that man might know the joys and glories of creation.

Author: Source Unknown


The fire of glory is the torch of the mind.

Author: Source Unknown