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Triumphs Quotes

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Far better is it to dare mighty things,
to win glorious triumphs,
even though chequered by failure,
than to take rank with those poor spirits
who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the grey twilight
that knows not victory or defeat.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The world is indebted for all triumphs
which have been gained by reason and humanity
over error and oppression.
- Thomas Jefferson

To the press alone, chequered as it is with abuses,
the world is indebted for all the triumphs which have
been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
- James Madison

The political machine triumphs because it is a united
minority acting against a divided majority.
- Will Durant

 

I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality
plays in which good triumphs over evil.
- Sylvester Stallone

I think the best American poetry is the poetry that
utilizes the resources of poetry rather than exploits
the defects or triumphs of the poet's personality.
- Mark Strand

We shall meet again before long to march to new triumphs.
- Giuseppe Garibaldi

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In pure literature, the writers of the eighteenth century achieved,
indeed, many triumphs; but their great,
their peculiar, triumphs were in the domain of thought.
- Lytton Strachey

In the life of a singer, it's not all triumphs and happy memories;
there are days you have to go out there when it's the
last thing you feel like doing.
- Mireille Mathieu

But what has America to boast? What are the graces
or the virtues which distinguish its inhabitants? What
are their triumphs in war,
or their inventions in peace?
- Thomas Day

We tell our triumphs to the crowds, but our own hearts
are the sole confidants of our sorrows.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

Almost everything that distinguishes the modern world
from earlier centuries is attributable to science,
which achieved its most spectacular triumphs in the seventeenth century.
- Bertrand Russell

It always amazes me to think that every house on every
street is full of so many stories;
so many triumphs and tragedies,
and all we see are yards and driveways.
- Glenn Close

To try to fashion something from suffering,
to relish our triumphs, and to endure defeats without resentment:
all that is compatible with the faith of a heretic.
- Walter Kaufmann

Praises for our past triumphs are as feathers to a dead bird.
- Paul Eldridge

Man can certainly flee from God...
but he cannot escape him.
He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God,
but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal
love of God which triumphs even in his hate.
- Karl Barth

Physical nature lies at our feet shackled with a hundred chains.
What of the control of human nature? Do not point to
the triumphs of psychiatry,
social services or the war against crime.
Domination of human nature can only mean the domination of every man by himself.
- Johan Huizinga

You can't relate to a superhero, to a superman,
but you can identify with a real man who in times of
crisis draws forth some extraordinary quality from
within himself and triumphs but only after a struggle.
- Timothy Dalton

The dictum that truth always triumphs over persecution
is one of the pleasant falsehoods which men repeat
after one another till they pass into commonplaces,
but which all experience refutes.
- John Stuart Mill

I came not to your glorious shores to enjoy a happy rest -
I came not to gather triumphs of personal distinction,
but as a humble petitioner, in my country's name,
as its freely chosen constitutional leader,
to entreat your generous aid.
- Lajos Kossuth

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge.
That myth is more potent than history.
That dreams are more powerful than facts.
That hope always triumphs over experience.
That laughter is the only cure for grief.
And I believe that love is stronger than death.
- Robert Fulghum

The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

The great gift of Easter is hope -
Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God,
in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love,
which nothing can shake.
- Basil C. Hume

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
- Samuel Johnson [also attributed to Oscar Wilde]

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
- H. L. Mencken

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful,
kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle
than the courage of a final moment;
but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
- John F. Kennedy

My mother was the influence in my life.
She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate
triumph of justice and hard work.
She believed passionately in education.
- John H. Johnson

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
- Thomas Paine

I'm afraid that reason will triumph and that the world
will become a place where anyone who doesn't fit that will become unnecessary.
- David Byrne

What happens when good people are put into an evil
place? Do they triumph or does the situation dominate
their past history and morality?
- Philip Zimbardo

The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete.
- Pierre de Coubertin

I know in my heart that man is good.
That what is right will always eventually triumph.
And there's purpose and worth to each and every life.
- Ronald Reagan

Why comes temptation but for man to meet And master
and make crouch beneath his foot,
And so be pedestaled in triumph?
- Robert Browning Hamilton

For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty,
many souls must be trampled.
- Hunter S. Thompson

We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.
- Pierre Corneille

War is grounded in the notion of triumph and defeat.
It is zero-sum.
- Bruce Jackson

Art is the triumph over chaos.
- John Cheever

Classes struggle, some classes triumph,
others are eliminated.
Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.
- Mao Zedong

Not in the clamor of the crowded street,
not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng,
but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The struggle is so great that the triumph over fascism
alone is worth the sacrifice of our lives.
- Frederica Montseny

To win without risk is to triumph without glory.
- Pierre Corneille

Children love and want to be loved and they very much
prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure.
Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
- Erik Erikson

A dream will always triumph over reality,
once it is given the chance.
- Stanislaw Lem

Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship,
triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments,
trials and illnesses.
- Maggie Kuhn

Television is the triumph of machine over people.
- Fred Allen

Eternal truth, eternal righteousness,
eternal love; these only can triumph,
for these only can endure.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph.
- Pierre Corneille

Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even,
the greatest business triumph would be dull,
routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
- J. Paul Getty

Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned,
and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism.
- Emma Goldman

The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is
for good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

The memories of the Munich games for me are of triumph and tragedy.
- Mark Spitz

The ultimate triumph of philosophy would be to cast
light upon the mysterious ways in which Providence
moves to achieve the designs it has for man.
- Marquis de Sade

I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil,
and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
- Margaret Thatcher

God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church.
He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
- Billy Sunday

When we conquer without danger our triumph is without glory.
- Pierre Corneille

One likes people much better when they're battered
down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
- Virginia Woolf

A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does
not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler
than the forces which destroy him.
- George Orwell

There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator.
The triumph of life is expressed by creation.
- Henri Bergson

A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.
- Pierre Corneille

For man, as for flower and beast and bird,
the supreme triumph is to be most vividly,
most perfectly alive.
- David Herbert Lawrence

To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power:
the power of art over trash,
the triumph of magic over the brute.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?
- Christopher Marlowe

If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts,
choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it,
we consider it a triumph of the suffrage.
- Frank Moore Colby

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

Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng,
but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It has been said that Poland is dead,
exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status;
it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over
chaos and convert it to order.
- Rowan D. Williams

Next to the striking of fire and the discovery of the wheel,
the greatest triumph of what we call civilization was
the domestication of the human male.
- Max Lerner

If misery loves company, then triumph demands an audience.
- Brian Moore


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