Quotation Explorer - 'Defeats'

Pride defeats its own end, by bringing the man who seeks esteem and reverence into contempt.
Discipline imposed from the outside eventually defeats when it is not matched by desire from within. - Dawson Trotman
They who shared none of my defeats should take no pride in celebrating my successes. - Adhish Mazumder
I ask myself: Are Defeats necessary ?Well,necessary or not, they happen.When we first begin fighting for our dream, we've no experience and make many mistakes.The Secret of life, though,is to fall seven times and to get up eight times ! - Paulo Coelho
Being kind to someone, only to look kind to others, defeats the purpose of being kind. - Shannon L. Alder
An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats. - George Orwell
It's not the suffering that wears you down and defeats you, it's the meaningless suffering. There's no limit to what human beings will put up with if they think it all has a purpose; there's no limit to what they'll sacrifice - William John Watkins
You might as well ask an artist to explain his art, or ask a poet to explain his poem. It defeats the purpose. The meaning is only clear thorough the search. - Rick Riordan
~We may encounter many defeats but we must NOT be defeated~ - Maya Angelou
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
The sweetest victories come after the bitterest defeats. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The presence of even a single poor child on the street means a million defeats for mankind. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Good music always defeats bad luck. - Jack Vance
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories. - Michel de Montaigne
Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats. - Ralph W. Sockman
Defeats are merely repeats with better information. - Orrin Woodward
Establishing the Word of God defeats our spiritual enemies and protects our prosperity. - Sunday Adelaja
Though inclination be as sharp as will, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect. - William Shakespeare
You may encounter defeats, but you must not be defeated. - Maya Angelou
Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Trust always defeats every rebellion - Sunday Adelaja
A history of literature, unlike history as such, ought to list only victories, for its defeats are no victory for anyone. - Julien Gracq
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