Have courage and a little willingness to venture and be defeated.
Man is not made for defeat.
Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means.
Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat.
Defeat doesn't finish a man - quit does.
In the middle of a recession no tax increase is justified because it kills jobs, and any tax increase is a job-killing measure and should be defeated.
Our enemy is motivated by hatred and will not stop planning more plots against until they are ultimately defeated. Today was an important and necessary victory in the war, but there is a long road ahead. We must remain committed if we are to succeed and protect our liberty.
Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality.
What is defeat? Nothing but education, nothing but the first step to something better.
Victory attained by violence is tantamount to a defeat for it is momentary.
We have real enemies in the world. These enemies must be found. They must be pursued and they must be defeated.
Opportunity often comes disguised in the form of misfortune, or temporary defeat.
There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind, your talents, the creativity you bring to your life and the lives of people you love. When you learn to tap this source, you will truly have defeated age.
We have defeated Saddam Hussein and Iraq. The good news is Iraq is ours, and the bad news is Iraq is ours.
It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated... it is finished when it surrenders.
For us artists there waits the joyous compromise through art with all that wounded or defeated us in daily life; in this way, not to evade destiny, as the ordinary people try to do, but to fulfil it in its true potential - the imagination.
The study of beauty is a duel in which the artist cries with terror before being defeated.
There is no meeting of minds, no point of understanding with such terror. Just a choice: Defeat it or be defeated by it. And defeat it we must.
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
I would argue that the next President, either Bush or Gore, should strike a 'national' posture, exhibiting generosity toward the defeated opponent, but proceeding with determination to implement an agenda.
If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right.
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.
Nonresistance is one of the principles of aikido. Because there is no resistance, you have won before even starting. People whose minds are evil or who enjoy fighting are defeated without a fight.
The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart.
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