Victory quotes have always inspired and moved men and women to achieve great things. There are endless tails of glorious victories on the battlefield. But there are also smaller moments of achievement in everyone’s lives almost every day.
Even in doing simple things, you can find yourself getting a taste of winning. You can find wins at school, at sports practice, and while achieving goals once seemed to be difficult. The more challenges you have, the sweeter the taste when achieved.
Here are some of the most inspiring victory quotes that can encourage you to achieve greater and better things in life.
Quotes about Victory
1.) Where there is unity, there is always victory.
2.) It doesn’t get easier; you just get better.
3.) The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.
4.) The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.
Vince Lombardi – More quotes from the Packers’ Great
5.) Victory belongs to those that believe in it the most and believe in it the longest.
6.) Defeat in doing right is nevertheless victory.
Frederick W. Robertson
7.) Whatever brings you down will eventually make you stronger.
8.) Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.
9.) Take your victories, whatever they may be, cherish them, use them, but don’t settle for them.
10.) Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.
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11.) For victory in life, we’ve got to keep focused on the goal, and the goal is Heaven.
12.) Men talk as if victory were something fortunate. Work is a victory.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
13.) It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle, and it is defeat that makes men invincible. Do not then be afraid of defeat. You are never so near to victory as when defeated in a good cause.
Henry Ward Beecher
14.) 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.
15.) Sometimes you win, and sometimes you learn.
16.) There is nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.
17.) Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
18.) Victory attained by violence is tantamount to defeat, for it is momentary.
19.) I would rather lose in a cause that will someday win than win in a cause that will someday lose!
Woodrow T. Wilson
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20.) If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
21.) The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
22.) Victory belongs to those that believe in it the most and believe in it the longest.
23.) For a man to conquer himself is the first and noblest of all victories.
Plato – See more famous quotes on life lessons
24.) The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.
25.) Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory.
26.) Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
27.) The best victory is when the opponent surrenders of its own accord before there are any actual hostilities…It is best to win without fighting.
28.) The most dangerous moment comes with victory.
29.) All dreams are crazy until they come true.
Nike ad slogan
30.) I am going to show you how great I am.
Muhammad Ali – More Ali Sayings
31.) In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all of them came first.
Harry S. Truman
32.) They who have conquered doubt and fear have conquered failure.
33.) I love to win, but I love to lose almost as much. I love the thrill of victory, and I also love the challenge of defeat.
34.) The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.
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35.) You must expect great things of yourself before you can do them.
Michael Jordan – more quotations from His Airness
36.) Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure…than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
37.) Victory is the beautiful, bright-colored flower. Transport is the stem without which it could never have blossomed.
38.) I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.
39.) If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards.
40.) The will to conquer is the first condition of victory.
41.) Celebrate even small victories.
H. Jackson Brown Jr
42.) Where there is unity, there is always victory.
43.) Concentration and mental toughness are the margins of victory.
44.) If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight, even though the ruler forbids it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight even at the ruler’s bidding.
45.) Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment; full effort is full victory.
46.) To be prepared is half the victory.
Miguel de Cervantes
47.) Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.
48.) Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.
49.) Patience is the key to victory.
Triumphant Words of Wisdom
50.) The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered.
51.) Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
John F. Kennedy
52.) The great victory, which appears so simple today, was the result of a series of small victories that went unnoticed. (See motivational gym quotes.)
53.) In war, there is no substitute for victory.
54.) Victory and defeat are each of the same price.
55.) The victory of success is half-won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them.
56.) I’m not talented; I’m obsessed.
57.) 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.
58.) In the time of darkest defeat, victory may be nearest.
59.) If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
60.) The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.
61.) My greatest victory has been to be able to live with myself, to accept my shortcomings. I’m a long way from the human being I’d liked to be, but I’ve decided I’m not so bad after all.
62.) Pessimists calculate the odds. Optimists believe they can overcome them.
63.) If you’re going to be a winner in life, you have to constantly go beyond your best.
64.) If you meet the darkest moment of life, strive valiantly through it with courage and never retreat, for you shall surely meet light afterward.
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah.
65.) You can learn little from victory. You can learn everything from defeat.
66.) Victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
67.) Accept the challenges so that you may feel the exhilaration of victory.
General George S. Patton
68.) Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or he$#.
69.) The seeds of great victory lie in minor triumphs.
70.) Men talk as if victory were something fortunate. Work is victory.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
71.) Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.
72.) The first place we must win the victory is in our own minds. If you don’t think you can be successful, then you never will be.
73.) Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
74.) It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory. (See determination quotations)
75.) The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the pain that must precede victory.
76.) Self-conquest is the greatest of victories.
Plato – See Confidence Quotes
77.) One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
Victory Against All Odds
78.) To become a champion requires a good mental attitude toward preparation.
79.) No matter how often you are defeated, you are born to victory.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
80.) Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
81.) Victory belongs to the most persevering.
82.) To win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.
83.) The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
Corrie ten Boom
84.) I learned patience, perseverance, and dedication. Now I really know myself, and I know my voice. It’s a voice of pain and victory.
85.) Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.
86.) The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.
87.) Some victories are merely defeat wearing the wrong clothing.
Kiersten White, And I Darken
FAQ Victory Quotes
Here are some frequently asked questions about victory quotes.
Malcolm S. Forbes wrote, “Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.” And Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “No matter how often you are defeated, you are born to victory.”
Mahatma Gandhi said, “Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love.”
Napoleon Bonaparte said, “The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.” And he wrote, “The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.”
88.) Attitude: the difference between winners and losers.
89.) History is written by winners.
90.) We are the champions.
91.) With each step you take, you will find yourself moving forward and gaining momentum.
92.) You can’t win them all, but that’s not stopping us from trying.
93.) Mission accomplished.
94.) We win, or we learn.
95.) Hard work pays off.
96.) Win, trophy, repeat!
97.) The fear of losing is greater than the will to win.
98.) Winners never stop trying.
99.) Victors focus on winning. Losers focus on the winners.
100.) When you win, say nothing. When you lose, say less.
101.) Work hard; stay humble.
102.) Winning starts with the beginning.
By Mike O’Halloran
Mike is the founder and editor of Sports Feel Good Stories.
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