Victory has a hundred fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
– Thomas Campbell
Satisfaction lies in the effort, not in the attainment; full effort is full victory.
– Mahatma Gandhi
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
– Michael Eyquen de Montaigne
The people who remained victorious were less like conquerors than conquered.
– St. Augustine
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness.
– Josh Billings
Victory is sweetest when you’ve known defeat.
– Malcolm Forbes
Force is all-conquering, but its victories are short-lived.
– Abraham Lincoln