Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
Victory is sweetest when you've known defeat.
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost.
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths.
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.
What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better.
Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus.
There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.
Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.
I never thought of losing, but now that it' s happened, the only thing is to do it right. That's my obligation to all the people who believe in me. We all have to take defeats in life.
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact.
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.
Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.
Through the repeated hammer blows of defeat, destruction, and deportation, interpreted by the faithful prophets, Israel has to learn that election is not for comfort and security but for suffering and humiliation.
Tragedy cannot be the end of our lives. We cannot allow it to control and defeat us.
Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.
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