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A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
~ Ernest Hemingway | ( American Writer. ) | 1898-1961 | Defeat
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact.
~ Norman Vincent Peale | ( Protestant preacher and author. ) | 1898-1993 | Defeat
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
~ Henry Ward Beecher | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Defeat
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
For by superior energies; more strict affiance in each other; faith more firm in their unhallowed principles, the bad have fairly earned a victory over the weak, the vacillating, inconsistent good.
~ William Wordsworth | ( English Romantic poet. ) | 1770-1850 | Defeat
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.
~ Robert Browning | (British poet. ) | 1812 -1889 | Defeat
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
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 | ( American politician. ) | 1813-1887 | Defeat
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
My lowest days as a Christian [and There Were Low Ones--Seven Months Worth Of Them In Prison, To Be Exact] have been more fulfilling and rewarding than all the days of glory in the White House.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Defeat
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
The injustice of defeat lies in the fact that its most innocent victims are made to look like heartless accomplices. It is impossible to see behind defeat, the sacrifices, the austere performance of duty, the self-discipline and the vigilance that are there, those things the god of battle does not take account of.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupery | ( French aviator and writer. ) | 1900-1944 | Defeat
quotes Division : French Authors and Writers   
     
The problems of victory are more agreeable than those of defeat, but they are no less difficult.
~ Winston Churchill | ( British politician. ) | 1874-1965 | Defeat
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
~ Michel Eyquem de Montaigne | ( French philosopher and essayist. ) | 1533-1592 | Defeat
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.
~ George Orwell | ( British novelist, essayist, and critic. ) | 1903-1950 | Defeat
quotes Division : Critics   
     
When the frustration of my helplessness seemed greatest, I discovered God's grace was more than sufficient. And after my imprisonment, I could look back and see how God used my powerlessness for His purpose. What He has chosen for my most significant witness was not my triumphs or victories, but my defeat.
~ Charles Caleb Colton | ( British clergyman ) | 1780-1832 | Defeat
quotes Division : Religious People