Defeat Quotes - Page 3

“I will remember this, thought Ender, when I am defeated. To keep dignity, and give honor where it’s due, so that defeat is not disgrace. And I hope I don’t have to do it often.”

– Orson Scott Card

“While one may encounter many defeats, one must not be defeated.”

– Maya Angelou

“There was a saying that a man’s true character was revealed in defeat. I thought it was also revealed in victory.”

– Alison Goodman

“Women are never so strong as after their defeat.”

– Alexandre Dumas

“Victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.

– John F. Kennedy

“Never stop just because you feel defeated. The journey to the other side is attainable only after great suffering.”

– Santosh Kalwar

“Anyone can deal with victory. Only the mighty can bear defeat.”

– Adolf Hitler

“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.”

– Napoleon Hill

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

– Steve Maraboli

“Anyone can deal with victory. Only the mighty can bear defeat.”

– Adolf Hitler

“There was a saying that a man’s true character was revealed in defeat. I thought it was also revealed in victory.”

– Alison Goodman

“their heart grew cold
they let their wings down”

– Sappho

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

– George E. Woodberry

“Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.”

– Jean-Paul Sartre

“I cannot do it. I cannot bear it. I cannot go back to what I was here. I cannot stand at her side and watch another take her. I am not that strong or that good.”

– Laurell K. Hamilton

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

– Steve Maraboli

“But man is not made for defeat,” he said. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.”

– Ernest Hemingway

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

– Ralph Ellison