Achievers are resolute in their goals and driven by determination. Discouragement is temporary, obstacles are overcome, and doubt is defeated, yielding to personal victory. You need to overcome the tug of people against you as you reach for high goals. Accept the challenges, so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.— George S. Patton
Genuine Victory And Defeat quotations
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.
The Master of Lifes been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal. Life and love go on, let the music play.
We need to send our words out in the direction we want them to go.
In other words, we need to start talking victory when we’re staring at defeat. We need to start talking healing when we’re feeling sick. We need to start blessing and prosperity when we don’t have anything. We need to speak about marching when we feel like quitting.
The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself.
The Immaculate alone has from God the promise of victory over Satan.
She seeks souls that will consecrate themselves entirely to her, that will become in her hands forceful instruments for the defeat of Satan and the spread of God's kingdom.
Victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
True loyalty is that quality of service that grows under adversity and expands in defeat. Any street urchin can shout applause in victory, but it takes character to stand fast in defeat. One is noise - the other, loyalty.
We may encounter many defeats, but we must not be defeated.
True victory does not come from defeating an enemy, true victory comes from giving love and changing an enemies heart.
Every struggle, whether won or lost, strengthens us for the next to come.
It is not good for people to have an easy life. They become weak and inefficient when they cease to struggle. Some need a series of defeats before developing the strength and courage to win a victory.
Be brave, my heart. Plant your feet and square your shoulders to the enemy. Meet him among the man-killing spears. Hold your ground. In victory, do not brag; in defeat, do not weep.
Acknowledge all of your small victories. They will eventually add up to something great.
Struggle is the meaning of life; defeat or victory is in the hands of God. But struggle itself is man’s duty and should be his joy.
Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.
Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.
My past has not defined me, destroyed me, deterred me, or defeated me, it has only strengthened me.
The battle of Iwo Island has been won.
The United States Marines by their individual and collective courage have conquered a base which is as necessary to us in our continuing forward movement toward final victory as it was vital to the enemy in staving off ultimate defeat.
I am a series of small victories and large defeats and I am as amazed as any other that I have gotten from there to here.
Even against the greatest of odds, there is something in the human spirit - a magic blend of skill, faith, and valor - that can lift men from certain defeat to incredible victory.
A group of donkeys lead by a lion can defeat a group of lions lead by a donkey.
We should not give up and we should not allow the problem to defeat us.
You become a man by knowing both victory and defeat, by running and crying.
It’s ok to cry..!! You can overcome
If the defeated and depressed group of disciples overnight could change into a victorious movement of faith, based only on autosuggestion or self-deception-without a fundamental faith experience-then this would be a much greater miracle than the resurrection itself.
For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
Victory breeds hatred; the defeated live in pain. The peaceful live happily, giving up victory and defeat.
So that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who knew neither victory nor defeat.
Defeat is a state of mind: no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
To conquer oneself is the best and noblest victory;
to be vanquished by one's own nature is the worst and most ignoble defeat.
You are not a victim. No matter what you have been through, you’re still here. You may have been challenged, hurt, betrayed, beaten, and discouraged, but nothing has defeated you. You are still here! You have been delayed but not denied. You are not a victim, you are a victor. You have a history of victory.
Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Better to dare mighty things and fail than to live in a grey twilight where there is neither victory nor defeat.
Victory or defeat? It is the slogan of all-powerful militarism in every belligerent nation. And yet, what can victory bring to the proletariat?
You can't talk defeat and expect to have victory.
You can't talk lack and expect to have abundance. You've got to send your words out in the direction you want your life to go.
I've learned that something constructive comes from every defeat.
Life is also a mixture of unsolved problems, ambiguous victories and vague defeats-with very few moments of clear peace.
The great mistake is to anticipate the outcome of the engagement;
you ought not to be thinking of whether it ends in victory or defeat. Let nature take its course, and your tools will strike at the right moment.
I am a series of small victories and large defeats.
The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.
Loving means being open to miracles, to victories and defeats, to everything that happens each day that was given us to walk upon the face of the Earth.
Every victory of man over man has in itself a taste of defeat.
... There is no essential difference between the various human groups, creatures whose bones and brains and members are the same; and every damage we do there is a form of mutilation, as if the fingers of the left hand were to be cut off by the right.
So far as the personal side is concerned, the victory was to him who lost and the defeat to him who won. I can say that never in the last fifteen years have I had the peace of mind that I have since the election. I have almost a feeling of elation.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win
No compromise is possible and the victory of the democracies can only be complete with the utter defeat of the war machines of Germany and Japan.