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Edward Marsh Quotes and Sayings
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In defeat, unbeatable; in victory, unbearable.
- Edward Marsh

Life is truly known only to those who suffer,
lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
- Anais Nin

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

The mountain remains unmoved at seeming defeat by the mist.
- Rabindranath Tagore

 

Circumstances don't defeat you -
you defeat yourself when you give up.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory.
Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
- Sun Tzu

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

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The greatest test of courage on earth
is to bear defeat without losing heart.
- Robert Ingersoll

Consciously adopt the mindset of a young child,
to whom all of life is a grand adventure.
Life is your playground.
Fashion grand castles and sweeping boulevards,
defeat fire-breathing dragons,
leap tall buildings in a single bound.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's one of life's great paradoxes ...
Accepting with gratitude whatever life throws at us
is critical to happiness.
Yet without a goal and commitment, life lose much of its value.
The best we can do in the face of this paradox
is to play to win, but be cheerful in defeat
and ready to play again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you find your path, you must not be afraid.
You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes.
Disappointment, defeat, and despair are
the tools God uses to show us the way.
- Paulo Coelho

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

For a gallant spirit there can never be defeat.
- Wallis Simpson

Tyranny cannot defeat the power of ideas.
- Helen Keller

Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us.
- John F. Kennedy

They were afraid, never having learned what I taught myself:
Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

There's a couple of things they don't teach you
in Harvard Business School,
one is how to cope with defeat,
the other is how to handle a shotgun.
- The Simpsons Movie (2007)

I was now resolved to do everything in my power to defeat the system.
- Oskar Schindler

Defeat is not the worst of failures.
Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry

In the attempt to defeat death man has been inevitably obliged to defeat life,
for the two are inextricably related.
Life moves on to death, and to deny one is to deny the other.
- Henry Miller

Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.
- Malcolm Forbes

The terrorist uses surprise and stealth,
and the only way to defeat that is by having accurate and timely intelligence.
- Bill Nelson

The real peril of war lies not in military defeat.
It lies in war itself, whether we win or lose.
- John T. Flynn

The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all its own.
- Bill Bradley

The deepest human defeat suffered by human beings is
constituted by the difference between what one was
capable of becoming and what one has in fact become.
- Ashley Montagu

Unless there is recognition that women are most vulnerable...
and you do something about social and cultural equality for women,
you're never going to defeat this pandemic.
- Stephen Lewis

In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage.
In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.
- Robert Collier

Ronald Reagan, of course, was a Republican governor
of California who went through a painful defeat in
the 1976 presidential race before winning four years later.
- Michael Medved

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

When one is trying to do something beyond his known
powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends.
Friends are at their best in moments of defeat.
- Henry Miller

There are many victories worse than a defeat.
- George Eliot

He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The loss of national identity is the greatest defeat a nation can know,
and it is inevitable under the contemporary form of colonization.
- Slobodan Milosevic

The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality.
The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality.
- James A. Michener

If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat,
still shall it be said we died like brave men,
and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name.
- Zebulon Pike

Life can't defeat a writer who is in love with writing,
for life itself is a writer's lover until death.
- Edna Ferber

Before Alamein we never had a victory.
After Alamein we never had a defeat.
- Winston Churchill

Life is essentially a cheat and its conditions are those of defeat;
the redeeming things are not happiness and pleasure
but the deeper satisfactions that come out of struggle.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

The struggle is always worthwhile, if the end be worthwhile and the means honorable;
foreknowledge of defeat is not sufficient reason to
withdraw from the contest.
- Steven Brust

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

We didn't defeat the Nazis by becoming Nazis.
- Nick Clooney

A reformer is one who sets forth cheerfully toward sure defeat.
- Lydia M. Child

Public and employer opinion often defeat society's
best interests with a prejudice against middle-aged women.
- Kate Smith

I think in Atlantic Canada, because of what happened
in the decades following Confederation,
there is a culture of defeat that we have to overcome.
- Stephen Harper

The goal of all inanimate objects is to resist man
and ultimately defeat him.
- Russell Baker

There are no contests in the Art of Peace.
A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing.
Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.
- Morihei Ueshiba

The mark of a great player is in his ability to come back.
The great champions have all come back from defeat.
- Sam Snead

If the war has faded into history, democracy's defeat
in Vietnam has left deep marks in the consciousness of both nations.
- Nguyen Cao Ky

Defeat the fear of death and welcome the death of fear.
- G. Gordon Liddy

The object of China's strategy is inexorably to supplant
the United States as the world's premier economic power,
and if necessary, to defeat us militarily.
- Frank Gaffney

A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who
has no plan for possible defeat.
- Louis L'Amour

We can only win by giving everything and being ready
to defeat the adversary with fiery aggression.
- Jurgen Klinsmann

There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry.
- George Armstrong Custer

Defeat should never be a source of discouragement,
but rather a fresh stimulus.
- Bishop Robert South

The limitation of riots, moral questions aside,
is that they cannot win and their participants know it.
Hence, rioting is not revolutionary but reactionary
because it invites defeat.
It involves an emotional catharsis,
but it must be followed by a sense of futility.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

What is defeat? Nothing but education.
Nothing but the first step to something better.
- Wendell Phillips

There is no better than adversity.
Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss,
contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve
your performance the next time.
- Malcolm X

Even though you can't expect to defeat the absurdity of the world,
you must make that attempt.
That's morality, that's religion.
That's art.
That's life.
- Phil Ochs

The social object of skilled investment should be to
defeat the dark forces of time and ignorance which envelope our future.
- John Maynard Keynes

It is not a field of a few acres of ground,
but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we
defeat the enemy in one battle,
or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.
- Thomas Paine

In the moment when I truly understand my enemy,
understand him well enough to defeat him,
then in that very moment I also love him.
- Orson Scott Card

You've got to learn to survive a defeat.
That's when you develop character.
- Richard M. Nixon

If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat.
- Simone de Beauvoir

The reason is that a military defeat of Britain will
bring about the disintegration of the British Empire.
This would not be of any benefit to Germany.
- Franz Halder

Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
- Galeazzo Ciano

Mobilize people to vote and to re-elect Clinton as the only way to defeat.
- Gus Hall

As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
- Galeazzo Ciano

The greatest thing the Democrats have ever done for
me was to defeat me for the governor of Tennessee.
- Roy Acuff

Those who committed these cowardly acts may believe
that they have shaken our resolve to defeat terrorism.
They could not be more wrong.
- Doc Hastings

To defeat the aggressors is not enough to make peace durable.
The main thing is to discard the ideology that generates war.
- Ludwig von Mises

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


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