Defeat Quotes

Create new avenues in your life by removing toxic people who defeat your purpose.
– Amaka Imani Nkosazana

The defeat of the mind is the defeat of self.
– Ikechukwu Izuakor

True defeat, is when you allow yourself to become jaded by pain and disappointment.
– K.A. Hosein

Defeat, if you survive it, should mean time for reflection.
– Anonymous

The best way to detect the destructive element in someone is to watch closely their behavioral pattern when given authority over poverty.
– Michael Bassey Johnson

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

– Virgil

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

– Jawaharlal Nehru

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

– George Orwell

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

– Douglas Macarthur

There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.

– Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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

– Maya Angelou

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

– Paul Brown

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

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

– Winston Churchill

Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.

– Anonymous

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

– Greg Lake

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

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

– Tom Landry

Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.

– George E. Woodberry

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

– Norman Vincent Peale