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The Best Quotes About Victory

Updated June 14, 2019 906 votes 258 voters 45.8k views

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A list of the best victory quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous victory quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic victory quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational victory quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about victory?" and "What are inspirational victory quotes?"

This list includes notable victory quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest victory quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite victory sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.

    Pierre Corneille
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    I would rather lose in a cause that will some day win, than win in a cause that will some day lose!

    Woodrow Wilson
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    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.

    Winston Churchill
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    ‎"Dreamers and dreaming dead, lots of them from neither here nor there with no chance of getting home again, lost in place and time..."

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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    In ourselves are triumph and defeat.

    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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    Great is the victory that is gained without bloodshed.

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    "You get what you expect. Expect to heal. Expect victory."

    Janet Morris, Chris Morris
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    We do not rejoice in victories. We rejoice when a new kind of cotton is grown and when strawberries bloom in Israel.

    Golda Meir
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    Victory lies with the truth.

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    Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.

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

    Stephen Covey
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    I will attained victory by God and my sword.

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    There is no substitute for victory.

    Douglas MacArthur
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    Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.

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

    Henry Ward Beecher
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    Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.

    Jean-Paul Sartre
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    The supreme excellence is not to win a hundred victories in a hundred battles. The supreme excellence is to subdue the armies of your enemies without even having to fight them.

    Laozi
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    I came, I saw, I conquered.

    Shefki Hysa, Julius Caesar
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    Self conquest is the greatest of victories.

    Plato
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    The god of victory is said to be one-handed, but peace gives victory on both sides.

    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.

    Douglas MacArthur
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    The victor belongs to the spoils.

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    Victory; a matter of staying power.

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