Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Victory Quotes

 Woe to the vanquishedl (Vae victisi)
{Plautus, Pseudolus}
 Another such victory over the Romans, and we are undone.
{Pyrrhus (in Plutarch's Lives) }
 But what good came of it at last?'' guoth little Peterkin. ''Why that I cannot tall,'' said he ''But't was a famous victory.
{Southey, The Battle of Blenheim}
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
{Duke Of Wellington, Dispatch 1815}
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
{Horace Mann}
 Upon the fields of friendly strife Are sown the seeds That, upon other fields, on other days Will bear the fruits of victory.
{General Douglas Macarthur}
Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.
{Abraham Lincoln}
 There's an old saying that victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan.
{John F. Kennedy}
 No retreat. No retreat. They must conquer or die who've no retreat.
{John Gay}
You ask, what is our aim? I can answer in one word; It is victory, victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory, however long and hard the road may be; for without victory, there is no survival.
{Winston Churchill}
 The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered.
{St. Augustine}

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