Quotation Explorer - 'Won'

They envy the distinction I have won; let them therefore, envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it. - Sallust
We pay a price for everything we get or take in this world; and although ambitions are well worth having, they are not to be cheaply won, but exact their dues of work and self-denial, anxiety and discouragement. - L. M. Montgomery
This is an inevitable and easily recognizable stage in every revolutionary movement: reformers must expect to be disowned by those who are only too happy to enjoy what has been won for them. - Doris Lessing
He had won, easily. This was something else he could do, and do well, and his Dad had been there to witness his success. - Michael Braccia
There are no losers,Only those that do not know what they won. - Anthony Hincks
We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won - Ronald Reagan
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family!
Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but we rather have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit. - Aristotle
I never cut my neighbor's throat;My neighbor's gold I never stole;I never spoiled his house and land;But God have mercy on my soul!For I am haunted night and dayBy all the deeds I have not done;O unattempted loveliness!O costly valor never won! - Marguerite Ogden Bigelow Wilkinson
That which is won ill, will never wear well, for there is a curse attends it which will waste it. The same corrupt dispositions which incline men to sinful ways of getting, will incline them to the like sinful ways of spending.
Peace won by the compromise of principles is a short-lived achievement.
If there was any great lesson in life it was this: No battle was ever won with silence. - Shannon L. Alder
I have seen flowers come in stony placesAnd kind things done by men with ugly faces,And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races,So I trust, too. - John Masefield
It is an illuminating sign of beauty's generation by desire, that when the object of desire is securely won, the sense of its beauty languishes; few men are philosopher enough to desire what they have, and fewer still can find beauty in what no longer stirs desire. - Will Durant
People who live according to the pure code of honor are not governed by the profit motive; they are governed by the thymotic urge, the quest for recognition. They seek the sort of glory that can be won only by showing strength in confrontation with death. - David Brooks
Success is like the most beautiful woman:pursued by many, loved by all, feared by few,courted by the patient and hardworking,and won over by good judgment. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Come! our world is done:For all the witchery of the world is fled,And lost all wanton wisdom long since won. - Lionel Pigot Johnson
When you wake up each morning with a burning passion to accomplish a goal, you've already won the day. - George Alexiou
Or is what remains in me like a defeated army,Fleeing in disarray from victory already won? - Bonhoeffer Dietrich
When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always. - Mahatma Gandhi
Does the imagination dwell the most Upon a woman won or a woman lost? - W.B. Yeats
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead. - James Joyce
The mind can be won over if it is kept separate from things that appeal to it. - Dada Bhagwan
Things won are done; joy's soul lies in the doing. - William Shakespeare
For when the One Great Scorer comes To write against your name, He marks-not that you won or lost- But how you played the game. - Grantland Rice
I believe challenges are God's way of strengthening us mentally and spiritually, and yes, physically. After having won each challenge that confronted us, we are wiser and stronger. - Ellen J. Barrier
I choose gentleness... Nothing is won by force. I choose to be gentle. If I raise my voice may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer. If I make a demand, may it be only of myself. - Max Lucado
Power...Born out of nature, Coveted by men; Wars rage on, And victors are crowned. But true power can never be lost or won. True power comes from within. - Emily Thorne
I simply decided once and for all to liberate myself from the anxiety of notoriety and the urge to be a part of that circle of successful people, those who believe they have won who-knows-what - Elena Ferrante
Dating is like a game. If someone feels like they have won us over too easily, they won’t see our value and will go elsewhere to find something they have to work a little bit harder for. - Daniel Willey
I'm very curious why people in school all the time from 2-3 class up to the last 6-7 they talk about football. What can be said??Sharing about a team few sentences, who has won, and rought said that's all. But why people stretch it like a Turkish delight with the same end??? - Deyth Banger
A hero is not know by the number of battles he has won, but rather by the kind of battles he chooses to fight. - Tonny K. Brown
I won the vote but shunned the soft parade[...]I won every battle and lost the war"(Geronimo) - Shannon McNally
I count myself lucky, having long ago won a lottery paid to me in seven sunrises a week for life. - Robert Brault
Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war. - Ernest Hemingway
Fight ever on: this earthly stuff If used God’s way will be enough. Face to the firing line o friendFight out life’s battle to the end. One soldier, when the fight was red,Threw down his broken sword and fled.Another snatched it, won the day, With what his comrade flung away. - Edwin Markham
Violence as a way of achieving racial justice is both impractical and immoral. I am not unmindful of the fact that violence often brings about momentary results. Nations have frequently won their independence in battle. But in spite of temporary victories, violence never brings permanent peace. - ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
Elections are won by men and women chiefly because most people vote against somebody rather than for somebody. - Franklin P. Adams
No poor bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making other bastards die for their country.
The only thing worse than a battle lost is a battle won. - Arthur Wellesley
With confidence, you have won before you have started. - Marcus Garvey
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. - Horace Mann
I’d won the worldbut like aforsaken explorer,I’d lostmy map. - Anne Sexton
The real friends are out there on you won, on your lost and on your special days. If they aren't there, take it like they aren't your friends, find other friends. This are fake! - Deyth Banger
Every success won is a motivation to the next level of success. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love, he told himself, was open to interpretation like any other abstract indulgence but followed the same principles everywhere, irrespective of everything else. One, either won or lost in love, there was no bridge in between, and he decided he had lost, lost to himself, if not to her. - Faraaz Kazi
No war has ever won in the history, because people died in every single war! Where there are deaths, there is no victory! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Metric is definitely communist. One monetary system, one language, one weight and measurement system, one world - all communist! We know the West was won by the inch, foot, yard, and mile.
watch out for schools that promise your kids will "experience success." I'm teaching Plato's Dialogues these days, and I noticed that Socrates never let his students experience success. Socrates won the argument every time. - David Kahn
A war of ideas can no more be won without books than a naval war can be won without ships. Books, like ships, have the toughest armor, the longest cruising range, and mount the most powerful guns. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams. - Og Mandino
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won. - Walt Whitman
Don't waste your time trying to win people over that can never be won over. - Joel Osteen
I never see problems. I always see challenges. By definition, a problem is something unwelcome or harmful, whereas a challenge is a contest. Contests can be won; and, I love winning. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Wars are won in the will. - Robert Fanney
When I despair, I remember that all through history the ways of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants, and murderers, and for a time they can seem invincible, but in the end they always fall. Think of it--always. - Mahatma Gandhi
It is morally appalling for the so called liberators of South Sudan to keep liberating their own people from a war that has already been won. - Duop Chak Wuol
No matter how much spin, effort, lunch or dinner you give the media, they will not fail to notice whether you have won or lost.
I was never ruined but twice: once when I lost a lawsuit, and once when I won one. - Voltaire
Freedom is the only worthy goal in life. It is won by disregarding things that lie beyond our control. - Epictetus
Empowered Women 101: The moment you ignore bad behavior, in order to win a person's affection you have not won anything, but a person that has behavioral problems. If you couldn't fix their behavior before you won him, why could you fix him now? - Shannon L. Alder
Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory. - George S. Patton Jr.
Gleaming shell of an outworn lie; fable of Right divine—You gained your crowns by heritage, but Blood was the price of mine.The throne that I won by blood and sweat , by Crom, I will not sellFor promise of valleys filled with gold, or threat of the Halls of Hell! - Robert E. Howard
The only thing sadder than a battle won is a battle lost.
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.
Stop giving yourself permission to fail;start giving yourself permission to succeed.You cannot win battles you have already lost in your mind.You cannot lose battles you have already won in your heart. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The only reason we're 7-0 is because we've won all seven of our games.
I already won. - A.D. Posey
We have won the time lottery of the last 4 billion years. - Stefan Molyneux
Be leery of silence. It doesn't mean you won the argument. Often, people are just busy reloading their guns. - Shannon L. Alder
They've Already Won (the modern day crusade) - Seyed Moussavi (self)
I have seen flowers come in stony places And kind things done by men with ugly faces And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races, So I trust too. - John Masefield
If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved. - Maurice Chevalier
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.
Never ever play with the feelings of others. If you think you have played with the feelings of another and have won, you better think again you might of won the game but you surely may have lost that person forever. - Angie karan
Any victory is first won spirituality. - Lailah Gifty Akita
If the race isn't over after you have won, then it wasn't your game! - Vishwanath S J
The West won the world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this fact, non-Westerners never do.
If you were blessed to wake up this morning, remember that you have indeed won the grand universal lottery; you have been given yet another chance at life! Your big question is, what will you do with your winnings today? - Inshan Meahjohn
Crafty men condemn studies; Simple men admire them; And wise men use them: For they teach not their own use: but that is a wisdom without them, and above them, won by observation. - Francis Bacon
Acknowledging and being concious that you are being angry is a battle half won against anger. - ketan r shah
Still the heights of flying remains to be arrived.Still the wise lessons of life remains to be experienced.Its only the handful of accomplishments has been achieved.The real destiny is yet to be won. - Ishwar Jha
No dumb bastard ever won a war by going out and dying for his country. He won it by making some other dumb bastard die for his country. - George S. Patton Jr.
If you walked away from atoxic, negative, abusive,one-sided, dead-endlow vibrationalrelationship or friendship you won. - Lalah Delia
Victories are won while on your knees! Keep praying for those who rise up against you. Fear not. The Lord has rectified the problem. Prayer is POWERFUL!! - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
Remember the generational battles twenty years ago? Remember all the screaming at the dinner table about haircuts, getting jobs and the American dream? Well, our parents won. They're out living the American dream on some damned golf course in Vero Beach, and we're stuck with the jobs and haircuts. - P. J. O'Rourke
The only way anyone ever won a war, is to make the enemy hurt so bad that he can't stand it any more. ... George S. Patton - George S. Patton Jr.
A job interview is a competition won by those who are qualified the most, and, those who are willing to be payed the least. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
What Saint has ever won his crown without first contending for it? - Jerome
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
To bring one's self to a frame of mind and to the proper energy to accomplish things that require plain hard work continuously is the one big battle that everyone has. When this battle is won for all time, then everything is easy.
The power of the bleeding love of God is stronger than the power of Caesar, of the law, of Mars, Mammon, Aphrodite and the rest. This is the point that Paul grasped. And that is the reason for the Colossians' gratitude. The battle has been won. - N.T. Wright
No idea how you figured out the riddle, but you scooped the first prize. Congratulations. You've just won a vacation to a big, relaxing place called a grave. - Jayde Scott
I Have Fought the Good Fight and Won - Carmen J. Viglucci
Those blessings are sweetest that are won with prayer and worn with thanks. - Thomas Goodwin
Patience is an unfailing remedy for friction in personal relations. Even if a person has never won a beauty contest, has no money in the bank, can't even change a flat tire, if he or she has inexhaustible patience, then we will find that life with such a person will never grow stale. - Eknath Easwaran
A materialistic world will not be won to Christ by a materialistic church. - David Platt
Pessimism never won any battle. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country. - Marquis De Lafayette
I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it. - Mary Chase
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.
He that climbs the tall tree has won right to the fruit. - Sir Walter Scott
Honor has not to be won; it must only not be lost. - Arthur Schopenhauer
If you look for the beautiful, for a solution, for the positive, then you've won at life. - Sue Fitzmaurice
We are not won by arguments that we can analyze but by tone and temper, by the manner which is the man himself. - Samuel Butler
The Battle of Normandy was won on the beaches of Dieppe - Louis Mountbatten
No.. You have wonYou can never loseI won't let you loseYou are destined to winYou are destined to live in prosperity ..and to tell you.. You have won my existence!! - Anonymous
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