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  Victory belongs to the most persevering.  
 -  Napoleon Bonaparte
  

  The only victories which leave no regret are those which are gained over ignorance.  
 -  Napoleon Bonaparte
  

  The struggle alone pleases us, not the victory.  
 -  Blaise Pascal
  

  The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  It is imperative to contest all factions for complete victory, so the army is not garrisoned and the profit can be total. This is the law of strategic siege.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  To perceive victory when it is known to all is not really skilful. Everyone calls victory in battle good, but it is not really good.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  According to my assessment, even if you have many more troops than others, how can that help you to victory?  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the Attack.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  If fighting is sure to result in victory, then you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result is victory, then you must not fight, even at the ruler's bidding.  
 -  Sun Tzu
  

  I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog, I still prepare a victory speech.  
 -  Ray Bradbury
  

  The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious.  
 -  Isaac Asimov
  

  It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory.  
 -  Blaise Pascal
  

  The risk of a terrorist victory is greater when in fighting terror, democracy betrays its own essence.  
 -  Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
  

  Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.  
 -  Napoleon Hill
  

  If you seek truth you will not seek victory by dishonorable means, and if you find truth you will become invincible.  
 -  Nora Ephron
  

  Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.  
 -  Jean-Paul Sartre
  

  Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat, for it is a momentary.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Life always rides in strength to victory, not through internationalism... but only through the direct responsibility of the individual.  
 -  Frank Lloyd Wright
  

  Victory is the most important aspect in Iraq, because victory in Iraq will help us have victory in the War on Terror.  
 -  Andrew Card
  

  The first and best victory is to conquer self; to be conquered by self is of all things most shameful and vile.  
 -  Plato
  

  Victory is the only option. And we will be victorious in Iraq.  
 -  Andrew Card
  

  While the coach is entitled to celebrate the team's victories, there is a manner and a way of doing so without aggravating the opponent.  
 -  Diego Maradona
  

  It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.  
 -  Nelson Mandela
  

  Great is the victory, but the friendship of all is greater.  
 -  Emil Zatopek
  

  You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat.  
 -  Joel Osteen
  

  Unions in wedlock are perverted by the victory of shameless passion that masters the female among men and beasts.  
 -  Sade Adu
  

  It is in the compelling zest of high adventure and of victory, and in creative action, that man finds his supreme joys.  
 -  Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  

  If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown.  
 -  Thomas Carlyle
  

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

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

  Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  If fighting is sure to result in victory, than you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight even at the ruler's bidding.  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  How could man rejoice in victory and delight in the slaughter of men?  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  Invincibility lies in the defence; the possibility of victory in the attack.  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive; plunge them into a deadly situation, and they will then live. When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  All men can see these tactics whereby I conquer, but what none can see is the strategy out of which victory is evolved.  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence.  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  If we know that our own men are in a condition to attack, but are unaware that the enemy is not open to attack, we have gone only halfway towards victory.  
 -  Mike Tyson
  

  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
  

  Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  In war, when a commander becomes so bereft of reason and perspective that he fails to understand the dependence of arms on Divine guidance, he no longer deserves victory.  
 -  Albert Schweitzer
  

  American foreign policy had still not recovered from its victory over communism when George W. Bush and Condoleezza Rice took over at the White House in 2001.  
 -  Russell Baker
  

  Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment, full effort is full victory.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  Beware of rashness, but with energy, and sleepless vigilance, go forward and give us victories.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

  To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

  Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.  
 -  George S. Patton
  

  Strength is Happiness. Strength is itself victory. In weakness and cowardice there is no happiness. When you wage a struggle, you might win or you might lose. But regardless of the short-term outcome, the very fact of your continuing to struggle is proof of your victory as a human being.  
 -  Daisaku Ikeda
  

  Many a man has finally succeeded only because he has failed after repeated efforts. If he had never met defeat he would never have known any great victory.  
 -  Marilyn Manson
  

  Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them.  
 -  Benjamin Franklin
  

  One may know how to gain a victory, and know not how to use it.  
 -  Pedro Calderon de la Barca
  

  Accept the challenges so that you can feel the exhilaration of victory.  
 -  George S. Patton
  

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

  As a man sow, shall he reap. and I know that talk is cheap. But the heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory.  
 -  Bob Marley
  

  If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.  
 -  William Hazlitt
  

  Time is everything; five minutes make the difference between victory and defeat.  
 -  Horatio Nelson
  

  Workaholics typically have a lot of achievement with very little appreciation of what they have, whether it's cars or friendships or otherwise. That is a shallow victory. Then you have people with a lot of appreciation and no achievement, which is fine, but it doesn't create a lot of good in the world.  
 -  Timothy Ferriss
  

  Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.  
 -  Og Mandino
  

  Wealth, religion, military victory have more rhetorical than efficacious worth.  
 -  George Santayana
  

  First gain the victory and then make the best use of it you can.  
 -  Horatio Nelson
  

  In war there is no substitute for victory.  
 -  Douglas MacArthur
  

  There is no substitute for victory.  
 -  Douglas MacArthur
  

  The thrill, believe me, is as much in the battle as in the victory.  
 -  David Sarnoff
  

  Give way to your opponent; thus will you gain the crown of victory.  
 -  James Otis
  

  If we accept the notion that terrorists will have immunity because as they fire on civilians they hide behind civilians, then this tactic will be legitimized and the terrorists will have their greatest victory.  
 -  Benjamin Netanyahu
  

  One must not cheat anyone, not even the world of its victory.  
 -  Franz Kafka