Victory Sayings and Quotes

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

The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile. Plato
The great victory, which appears so simple today, was the result of a series of small victories that went unnoticed Paulo Coelho
All victories breed hate, and that over your superior is foolish or fatal. Baltasar Gracian
Victory is akin to ecstasy. It takes us past the limits of our ordinary happiness, while it also lets a sometimes vulgar lust for winning keep us company. D.S. Carroll
Victory is in the quality of the competition, not just the final score. Mike Marshall
One victory more or less doesn't make the difference for me now. Hermann Maier
It's a victory that extends way beyond the borders of the Bitterroot Forest. It ensures the public will have meaningful input on Forest Service projects across the country. Larry Campbell
Victory comes only to those prepared to make it, and take it. Tom Clancy
Victory takes sides on people who are more compatible with nature and future. Toba Beta
Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat. Malcolm Forbes
Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up. Nicki Minaj
The greatest victory a man can win is victory over himself. Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi
The secret of all victory lies in the organization of the non-obvious. Marcus Aurelius
The ultimate victory in competition is derived from the inner satisfaction of knowing that you have done your best and that you have gotten the most out of what you had to give. Howard Cosell
There's a victory and defeat-the first and best of victories, the lowest and worst of defeats-which each man gains or sustains at the hands not of another, but of himself. Plato
This is a total victory, everything we requested from the court. We did not want any confidential source to be identified and we did not want to produce any reporter's notes. That's what the judge provided. Ralph Kates
Victory in physical battles requires strength, muscles, and skill; but the fight is never tougher and victory is never sweeter than in the battles over self. John Bytheway
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 greatest victory for man is not that his dreams were fulfilled but it is that to stand upright even when none of his dreams were fulfilled!. Mehmet Murat ildan
There is no defeat in death...Victory comes in defending what we know is right while we still live. Alfred
Victory over oneself is the primary goal of our training. We focus on the spirit rather than the form, the kernel rather than the shell. Morihei Ueshiba
By yielding you may obtain victory. Ovid
On the day of victory, no one is tired. Arabian Proverb
Forewarned, forearmed; to be prepared is half the victory. Cervantes
They got the better of themselves, and that's the best kind of victory one can wish for. Cervantes
With kindness conquer rage; with goodness, malice; with generosity defeat all meanness; with the straight truth defeat lies and deceit. Mahabharata
Tomorrow's victory shall crown the conflict of today. Martin Tupper
The important thing in life is not the victory but the contest; the essential thing is not to have won but to have fought well. Baron Pierre de Coubertin
What is the victory of a cat on a hot tin roof?β€” I wish I knew...Just staying on it, I guess, as long as she can. Tennessee Williams
More than you seek to defeat the enemy, seek his foe! More than you seek victory, seek the Victor! You'll never be more beautiful to God than when He can look down and see you hanging on to Him for dear life. Beth Moore