Glory Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old glory quotes, glory sayings, and glory proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out. Al Gore
Glory is so enchanting, that we love whatever we associate with it, even though it be death. Eliza Cook
Surviving is the only glory in war. Samuel Fuller
The young do not know enough to be prudent, and therefore they attempt the impossible - and achieve it, generation after generation. Pierce S. Buck
I give all the glory to God. It's kind of a win-win situation. The glory goes up to Him and the blessings fall down on me. Gabby Douglas
To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization. Harriet Beecher Stowe
Glory to Man in the highest! For Man is the master of things. Algernon Charles Swinburne
Glory and repose are things that cannot possibly inhabit in one and the same place. Michel de Montaigne
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves. Joseph P. Thompson
The glory is being happy. The glory is not winning here or winning there. The glory is enjoying practicing, enjoy every day, enjoying to work hard, trying to be a better player than before. Rafael Nadal
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness. William Blake
The glory of God is the human person fully alive. Irenaeus of Lyons
God's glory is the big news of the Bible, and my desire is that it would be all about me, but really it's all about God's glory. Max Lucado
There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs. Dwight D. Eisenhower
Consciousness is the glory of creation. James Broughton
Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected. Jonathan Edwards
Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow. Marcus Tullius Cicero
All glory comes from daring to begin. Eugene F. Ware
For glory lit, and life alive, for goals unreached and aims to strive. All men must try, the wind did see. It is the test, it is the dream. Brandon Sanderson
Our glory is hidden in our pain, if we allow God to bring the gift of himself in our experience of it. Henri Nouwen
God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him. John Piper
It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors. Plutarch
Glory is attained from hard work, step by step. Ma Long
True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written, in writing what deserves to be read, and in so living as to make the world happier and better for our living in it. Pliny the Elder
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile...it's the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him with his friendship. Ralph Waldo Emerson
Glory belongs to the act of being constant to something greater than yourself, to a cause, to your principles, to the people on whom you rely and who rely on you in return. John McCain
Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Confucius
The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it. Vince Lombardi
For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her. Charles De Gaulle
Simplicity is the glory of expression. Walt Whitman
The glory of a workman, still more of a master workman, that he does his work well, ought to be his most precious possession, like the honor of a soldier, dearer to him than life. Thomas Carlyle
The glory of creation is in its infinite diversity. Gene Roddenberry
We rise in glory as we sink in pride. Andrew Young
Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience... The desire to escape or camouflage their unsatisfactory selves develops in the frustrated a facility for pretending -- for making a show -- and also a readiness to identify themselves wholly with an imposing spectacle. Eric Hoffer
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long. Marcus Tullius Cicero
The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be. Socrates
The glory of God's faithfulness is that no sin of ours has ever made Him unfaithful. Charles Spurgeon
Great is the glory, for the strife is hard! William Wordsworth
The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents. Belva Lockwood
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. William Cowper
There's no glory like those who save their country. Alfred Lord Tennyson
Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. Napoleon Bonaparte
Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself Till by broad spreading it disperse to naught. William Shakespeare
Glory is sacrifice, glory is exhaustion, glory is having nothing left to give. Almost. It is death by living. N.D. Wilson
Where's the glory in repeating what others have done? Rick Riordan
Showing off is the fool's idea of glory. Bruce Lee
There are miracles and glory in every child. Our glory lies in empowering them to flourish their glory. Amit Ray
Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man. Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand
Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it. Mahatma Gandhi
The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul. Alfred Austin
There is the glory of the sun, and another glory of the moon, and another glory of the stars; for one star differeth from another star in glory. 1 Corinthians 15:41
I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us. Romans 8:18
The paths of glory lead but to the grave. Thomas Gray
The glory of God is a living man, and the life of man consists in beholding God. St. Irenaeus
Provided that God be glorified, we must not care by whom. St. Francis de Sales
By faith we know his existence, in glory we shall know his nature. Blaise Pascal
The glory of the gospel is that when the church is absolutely different from the world, she invariably attracts it. David Martyn Lloyd-Jones
A man does not direct all his actions to the glory of God by forming a conception in his mind, or stirring up a strong imagination upon any action that that must be for the glory of God; it is not thinking of God's glory that is glorifying of Him. John Smith
The heavens are telling the glory of God, and the firmament proclaims this handiwork. Psalm 19:1
That is what gives Him the greatest glory—the achieving of great things through the weakest and most improbable means. Thomas Merton
There is the supreme truth that the glory of God lies in His compassion and that God never so fully reveals His Glory as when he reveals His pity. William Barclay
The glory of love is its unaccountability; it is not something rendered proportionately— such and such an excellence , so much regard for it—but is rather a divine overflow. Mark Rutherflow
Glory is only given to those who have always dreamed of it. Charles De Gaulle
Of all the affections which attend human life, the love of glory is the most ardent. Richard Steele
The desire for glory clings even to the best man longer than any other passion. Cornelius Tacitus
The glory of a great man ought always to be estimated by the means used to acquire it. Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Hasty glory goes out in a snuff. Thomas Fuller
The heavens declare His righteousness, and all the people see his glory Psalm 97:6
Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves. Without that, the conqueror is nought but the foist slave. Thomson
The shortest way to glory is to be guided by conscience. Home
Though God hath raised me high, yet this I count the glory of my crown: that I have reigned with your loves. Queen Elizabeth
Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends. William Butler Yeats
There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory. Francis Drake
When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph. Pierre Corneille
The greater the effort, the greater the glory. Pierre Corneille
Glory is a scandal. Let me state once & for all: I do not wish to be civilized. Arthur Cravan
May those who follow their fate be granted happiness; may those who defy it be granted glory. Mizuo Shinonome
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us. Niccolo Machiavelli
We are only human, and the gods have fashioned us for love. That is our great glory, and our great tragedy. George R.R. Martin
The taste for glory can make ordinary men behave in extraordinary ways. Tahir Shah

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