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Picture quote by Sayings about inspirational

Don't let the past steal your present. Your past has not defined, deterred or defeated you. It has only strengthened who you are today. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Maya Angelou about inspirational

We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated. ⏤ Maya Angelou

Picture quote by Tom Landry about positive

I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat. ⏤ Tom Landry

Picture quote by Bruce Lee about defeat

Defeat is a state of mind: no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. ⏤ Bruce Lee

Picture quote by Steve Maraboli about strength

My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me, it has only strengthened me. ⏤ Steve Maraboli

Picture quote by Marilyn vos Savant about defeat

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. ⏤ Marilyn vos Savant

Picture quote by Bruce Lee about motivational

Defeat is a state of mind! No one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as reality. ⏤ Bruce Lee

Picture quote about success

Youre never beaten until you admit it.

Picture quote about motivational

Being challenged in life is inevitable. Being defeated is optional.

Picture quote by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam about people

It is very easy to defeat someone but it is very hard to win someone. ⏤ A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.

Maya Angelou, poet

The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat.

Joel Osteen, clergyman

Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.

Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman

Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.

Carl Sandburg, poet

My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me; it has only strengthened me.

Steve Maraboli, speaker

You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.

Richard M. Nixon, president

The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality. The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality.

James A. Michener, novelist

Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat; the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

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, president

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

F. Scott Fitzgerald, author

A man can be destroyed but not defeated.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.

John F. Kennedy, president

Making a comeback is one of the most difficult things to do with dignity.

Greg Lake, musician

The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable; foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to withdraw from the contest.

Steven Brust, author

We are not retreating - we are advancing in another direction.

Douglas MacArthur, general

Life has meaning only in the struggle. Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods. So let us celebrate the struggle!

Stevie Wonder, musician

Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.

Ralph Ellison, author

Victory is on the other side of defeat. They say there's a breakdown before a breakthrough. Stay in the fight. Victory is yours!

Tony Gaskins, speaker

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

Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

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

Lou Holtz, coach

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, clergyman

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

John F. Kennedy, president

Those who are prepared to die for any cause are seldom defeated.

Jawaharlal Nehru, leader

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

Virgil, poet

I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.

Robert Browning, poet

I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.

Tom Landry, coach

A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat.

Louis L'Amour, author

To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.

George Orwell, author

You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.

Paul Brown, coach

The good fighters of old first put themselves beyond the possibility of defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy.

Sun Tzu, philosopher

A man is not finished when he is defeated. He is finished when he quits.

Richard M. Nixon, president

Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.

G. Gordon Liddy, entertainer

I contend that not only can you laugh at adversity, but it is essential to do so if you are to deal with setbacks without defeat.

Allen Klein, businessman

We are not interested in the possibilities of defeat. They do not exist.

Queen Victoria, royalty

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

Winston Churchill, politician

There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry.

George Armstrong Custer, soldier

Some of the generals are saying, 'We're making progress. We are clearing an area.' But you really don't defeat the Taliban by clearing an area. They move.

Colin Powell, statesman

A man is not defeated by his opponents but by himself.

Jan Christian Smuts,

Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.

Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman

The mark of a great player is in his ability to come back. The great champions have all come back from defeat.

Sam Snead, athlete

The man who wins may have been counted out several times but he didn't hear the referee.

H. E. Jansen,

We must expect reverses, even defeats. They are sent to teach us wisdom and prudence, to call forth greater energies, and to prevent our falling into greater disasters.

Robert E. Lee, soldier

Criticism and pessimism destroy families, undermine institutions of all kinds, defeat nearly everyone, and spread a shroud of gloom over entire nations.

Gordon B. Hinckley, clergyman

Stand up and face your fears, or they will defeat you.

LL Cool J, musician

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.

Beverley Nichols, writer

In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.

Alfred North Whitehead, mathematician

There is no such thing as defeat in non-violence.

Cesar Chavez, civil rights activist

There are important cases in which the difference between half a heart and a whole heart makes just the difference between signal defeat and a splendid victory.

A. H. K. Boyd,

To conquer the command of the air means victory; to be beaten in the air means defeat and acceptance of whatever terms the enemy may be pleased to impose.

Giulio Douhet, soldier

Unless there is recognition that women are most vulnerable... and you do something about social and cultural equality for women, you're never going to defeat this pandemic.

Stephen Lewis, politician

Yet, history has shown that if material force can defeat some ideologies it can no longer obliterate a civilization without destabilizing the whole planet.

Abdelaziz Bouteflika, statesman

I bring out the worst in my enemies and that's how I get them to defeat themselves.

Roy Cohn, lawyer

I would be going until I went over the bounds of reality and was then caught up in a profound wish to be dead without having to go through the shaming defeat of suicide.

Joshua Logan, director

War is a defeat for humanity.

Pope John Paul II, clergyman

I am not leaving twitter. If the mindless few defeat the thoughtful majority we are all doomed.

Gary Lineker, athlete

There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.

Morihei Ueshiba, athlete

You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.

Christy Mathewson, athlete

Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

If I couldn't do it, then I'd be defeated. I've got the tools to do it. I never did question my tools.

Billy Higgins, musician

Life can't defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer's lover until death.

Edna Ferber, novelist

Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.

Bruce Lee, actor

I believe, based on the activities, and I am not an expert on terrorism by any stretch, but I believe that when they attacked the United States and they attacked New York and Washington, D.C., they thought they could defeat us.

Jim Walsh, politician

You're not a baby boomer if you don't have a visceral recollection of a Kennedy and a King assassination, a Beatles breakup, a U.S. defeat in Vietnam, and a Watergate.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system.

Oskar Schindler, businessman

The opportunity to secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy is provided by the enemy himself.

Sun Tzu, philosopher

No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shape the soul and let the glory out.

Al Gore, vice president

Clearly the Secretary of Defense, my boss, would like nothing better than to get Osama bin Laden and to get... to ensure the complete defeat of al-Qaida, because we know that al-Qaida is planning operations against the United States even as we speak here.

John Abizaid, soldier

There is no doubt that our nation's security and defeating terrorism trump all other priorities.

Arlen Specter, politician

Having in my life been bitten by the jaws of both victory and defeat, I must rush to add that success is to failure as butter pecan ice cream is to death.

Rupert Holmes, composer

As soon as you concern yourself with the 'good' and 'bad' of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you.

Morihei Ueshiba, athlete

The most important thing in our war preparations is to teach all our people to hate U.S. imperialism. Otherwise, we will not be able to defeat the U.S. imperialists who boast of their technological superiority.

Kim Il-sung, leader

For by superior energies; more strict affiance in each other; faith more firm in their unhallowed principles, the bad have fairly earned a victory over the weak, the vacillating, inconsistent good.

William Wordsworth, poet

As for the United States' future in Afghanistan, it will be fire and hell and total defeat, God willing, as it was for their predecessors - the Soviets and, before them, the British.

Mohammed Omar, clergyman

When the frustration of my helplessness seemed greatest, I discovered God's grace was more than sufficient. And after my imprisonment, I could look back and see how God used my powerlessness for His purpose. What He has chosen for my most significant witness was not my triumphs or victories, but my defeat.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

Most human organizations that fall short of their goals do so not because of stupidity or faulty doctrines, but because of internal decay and rigidification. They grow stiff in the joints. They get in a rut. They go to seed.

James Garfield,

God says he will never be satisfied with the infidels. In terms of worldly affairs, America is very strong. Even if it were twice as strong or twice that, it could not be strong enough to defeat us. We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us.

Mohammed Omar, clergyman

It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.

Thomas Paine, writer

We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, president

The great leaders of the second world war alliance, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, understood the twin sides of destruction and salvation. Their war aims were not only to defeat fascism, but to create a world of shared prosperity.

Jeffrey Sachs, economist

Native Americans had only stone and wooden weapons and no animals that could be ridden. Those military advantages repeatedly enabled troops of a few dozen mounted Spaniards to defeat Indian armies numbering in the thousands.

Jared Diamond, author

I think television defeats ventriloquism.

Paul Winchell, entertainer

Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it.

Joe Clark, scientist

I think in Atlantic Canada, because of what happened in the decades following Confederation, there is a culture of defeat that we have to overcome.

Stephen Harper, politician

Upon the whole it was a Glorious day-Our men are in the Spirits-and I am confident we shall give them a total defeat the next Action; which is at no great distance.

Anthony Wayne, soldier

Mobilize people to vote and to re-elect Clinton as the only way to defeat.

Gus Hall, businessman

I want to be as honest as I can about the things I've been through - the sorrows and joys, victories and defeats - and to use those experiences as a well to draw from. Hopefully, the songs that result from that kind of writing will be songs that mean something to others.

Jim Cole,

The loss of national identity is the greatest defeat a nation can know, and it is inevitable under the contemporary form of colonization.

Slobodan Milosevic, president

It is difficult to say today whether the Battle of Kosovo was a defeat or a victory for the Serbian people, whether thanks to it we fell into slavery or we survived in this slavery.

Slobodan Milosevic, president

The deepest personal defeat suffered by human beings is constituted by the difference between what one was capable of becoming and what one has in fact become.

Ashley Montagu, scientist

Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus.

Robert South, clergyman

Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world, you must make that attempt. That's morality, that's religion. That's art. That's life.

Phil Ochs, musician

Besides the practical knowledge which defeat offers, there are important personality profits to be taken.

William Moulton Marston, psychologist

The natural urge when running a distance is to push harder and finish sooner - to race against time. Every second behind a deadline is a little defeat.

Joe Henderson, athlete

I expected to die. At no time before the trial did I expect to escape with my life. Yet being executed in the gas chamber did not necessarily mean defeat. It could be one more step to bring the community to a higher level of consciousness.

Huey Newton, activist

Winning is great, sure, but if you are really going to do something in life, the secret is learning how to lose. Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.

Wilma Rudolph, athlete

We don't defeat evil by becoming evil.

Nick Clooney, politician

We didn't defeat the Nazis by becoming Nazis.

Nick Clooney, politician

The bottom line is that after we defeat the armed forces of Iraq, that we will want to and need to provide stability throughout that country.

Peter Pace,

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