It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
You may encounter defeats, but you must not be defeated. - Maya Angelou
Forgive me, my sons. I've been defeated by this despicable idiot. This is as far as I go.I leave everything to you.You have my gratitude. Farewell, my sons. - Whitebeard
What is History? Any thoughts, Webster?''History is the lies of the victors," I replied, a little too quickly. 'Yes, I was rather afraid you'd say that. Well, as long as you remember that it is also the self-delusions of the defeated. - Julian Barnes
You might think that you're ruined. You might think you're defeated. If you love what you're doing you've already succeeded. - George Watsky
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win. - Sun-tzu
When you feel like giving up, you feel like your at the end of the road, you feel defeated, look up. When you look up there is almost always a light somewhere however faint, go for it, never give in, never give up, you are not truly defeated until you die. - Satuin Segi
The darkness surrounding can envelop one,but if you light only one match, you have defeated it all. - M.I.M. Răphæl
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. - Martin Luther King Jr.
If you haven't confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started. - Marcus Garvey
I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. That is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant. - Martin Luther King Jr.
If you have no confidence in [yourself] you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won before you have started.
Do not be afraid of defeat. you are never so near victory as when defeated in a good cause - Henry Ward Beecher
Success is getting through defiance, adversity and difficulties, feeling hopeless and defeated but never giving up until you achieve your goal - Rodrigo De Saro
When a man is pushed, tormented, defeated, he has a chance to learn something. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Let me put it this way. Canada is not so much a country as a holding tank filled with the disgruntled progeny of defeated peoples. - Mordecai Richler
We may run into many downfalls in life, but with a mighty God on our side those downfalls have already been defeated. - Pauline Seaport
The purpose of life is to be defeated by greater and greater things. - Rainer Maria Rilke
When you've been hurt enough as a kid (maybe at any age), it's like you have a trick knee. Most of your life, you can function like an adult, but add in the right portions of sleeplessness and stress and grief, and the hurt, defeated self can bloom into place. - Mary Karr
Something must be done when you find an opposing set of desires of this kind well to the fore in your category of strong desires. You must set in operation a process of competition, from which one must emerge a victor and the other set be defeated. - Robert Collier
Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily. - Napoleon Bonaparte
challenges are everywhere. Awake! challenge and defeat the challenges that challenge you in a challenging way and be not be defeated by the challenges that challenge you in a challenging way - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
...light overcomes darkenss. A tiny match can illuminate the darkest room. As long as there is some light somewhere in the universe, [darkness] can be defeated. - Dave Barry
If you have no confidence in self you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence you have won even before you started.
You can take from every experience what it has to offer you. And you cannot be defeated if you just keep taking one breath followed by another. - Oprah Winfrey
Let Art be your weapon, and you would never be defeated. - Bam Zakariya
Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional. - Roger Crawford
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. - Muhammad Ali
It seems to me that man has engaged in a blind and fearful struggle out of a past he can't remember, into a future he can't forsee nor understand. And man has met and defeated every obstacle, every enemy except one. He cannot win over himself. - John Steinbeck
Death is nothing, but to live defeated is to die every day. - Napoleon Bonaparte
It is possible for a Christian to be perfectly orthodox and yet to be defeated, and to be living a defeated and a useless life. - D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones
It doesn't mean I'm not thinking it. I always feel a bit defeated when I have to follow up with "I love you too". It's like the sequel to a film: I Love You and I Love You Too. You know the second one's always going to be a predictable reworking of the first. - James Hannah
Obstacles must be overcome.Problems must be solved.Doubt must be resisted.Fear must be defeated. - Matshona Dhliwayo
You can be an unhappy person, but you must never be a hopeless person! You can be an unsuccessful person or a defeated or an abandoned unlucky person, but you must never be a hopeless person! Being hopeless is the worst of the worst, it is the ultimate worst! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Reality is harsh. It can be cruel and ugly. Yet no matter how much we grieve over our environment and circumstances nothing will change. What is important is not to be defeated, to forge ahead bravely. If we do this, a path will open before us. - Daisaku Ikeda
You might be surrounded in a room of utter darkness, but if you light only one match, all the darkness is defeated. - Michelle Ivezic
She can’t anymoreIts beyond her powersI have defeated my favorite demon because I loved her to death - Konstantinos Kyriakou.K.K
You will never get what you want if you believe that you are not worthy of having it. God doesn't create us to be defeated. - Shannon L. Alder
The great lie can only be defeated by the New World Order. The sooner the New World Order is established by the institutions of the world, the sooner the suffering caused by the lie will end. - Compton Gage
A man can be knocked down a thousand times and can still get back up, but when he puts himself down he has defeated himself more than a million others could have done. - Stephen Richards
1I smiled bitterly, a defeated man pitifully begging a God in whom he had never trusted. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Or is what remains in me like a defeated army,Fleeing in disarray from victory already won? - Bonhoeffer Dietrich
Remember no man is really defeated unless he is discouraged. - Bruce Lee
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. - Marilyn Vos Savant
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. - Maya Angelou
Ignorance and prejudice are the handmaidens of propaganda. Our mission, therefore, is to confront ignorance with knowledge, bigotry with tolerance, and isolation with the outstretched hand of generosity. Racism can, will, and must be defeated. - Kofi Annan
A man can be destroyed but not defeated. - Ernest Hemingway
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. - Sophia Loren
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated in the race of life. With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
If fear alters behavior, you're already defeated.
You were never created to live depressed, defeated, guilty, condemned, ashamed or unworthy. We were created to be victorious. - Joel Osteen
All too often, we are pleasing the enemy MORE than we are pleasing God by living defeated. Jesus did not die for us to walk around defeated. You have the POWER to turn any situation around that you want to. - Sandra M. Michelle
Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated. - Henry Rollins
Like President Reagan, President Bush has not shied from calling evil by its name or declaring his intention to defeat its latest incarnation, terrorism, just as free men and women of all political persuasions, here and abroad, defeated fascism and communism before.
Funny thing about the darkness... It can be defeated by the dimmest shimmer of light!So on your darkest days let even a little bit of light in - Summerlyn Guthrie
There is no doubt that we have defeated too many dictators; but we must not forget that the religion is still out there. - M.F. Moonzajer
Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first then seek to win.
A tough life can be defeated only by the tougher person! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The worst defeat of all is to surrender without having been defeated. And it is Christmas that obliterates both. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A good man would prefer to be defeated than to defeat injustice by evil means. - Sallust
Anger can be defeated by controlling our emotions without upsetting the nerves. - Munia Khan
Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. - Bruce Lee
Defeated? Learn from it. Move forward. You're stronger now. Reach out for help. No shame, only learning. Seek out those you can learn from. - Waylon H. Lewis
Sometime we get so tired that we wish to get defeated, and want to feel the pleasure of that failure. - Junaid Raza
It is entirely possible to win against the enemy, it is possible, even, to kill the enemy... and still be defeated by the battle.
No man is defeated without until he is defeated within. - Eleanor Roosevelt
After all, it isn't the facts of one's environment, but one's attitude toward them, that determines whether one will be defeated or victorious. - David Hawkins
Life makes us suffer at times if we cruise through such moments and look forward to the light the day brings, that darkness that has crippled our mind can be fought and it can be defeated. - Radhika Mundra