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Victory Quotes

What is the highest secret to victory and peace? To will what God wills, and strike a league with destiny.

Author: William R. Alger (1822-1905)

Profession: American Writer

Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won.

Author: Duke of Wellington Arthur Wellesley (1769-1852)

Profession: British Statesman, Military Leader

The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered.

Author: St. Augustine (354-430)

Profession: Numidian-born Bishop of Hippo, Theologian

There is Jackson with his Virginians, standing like a stone wall. Let us determine to die here, and we will conquer.

Author: Bernard Elliot Bee


Victories that are easy are cheap. Those only are worth having which come as the result of hard fighting.

Author: Henry Ward Beecher (1813-1887)

Profession: American Preacher, Orator, Writer

Victory belongs to the most persevering.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

The most dangerous moment comes with victory.

Author: Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821)

Profession: French General, Emperor

I came, I saw, I conquered.

Author: Julius Caesar (101-44 BC)

Profession: Roman Emperor

No conquest can ever become permanent which does not show itself beneficial to the conquered as well as to the conquerors.

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

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.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

Victory is by nature insolent and haughty.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician

A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.

Author: Pierre Corneille (1606-1684)

Profession: French Dramatist

The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give.

Author: Howard Cosell (1918-1995)

Profession: American sports Broadcaster

Private victories precede public victories. You can't invert that process any more than you can harvest a crop before you plant it.

Author: Stephen R. Covey

Profession: American Speaker, Author of "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People"

Survival is triumph enough.

Author: Harry Crews