40 Defeat Quotes
May these defeat quotes inspire you not to give up. How you view defeat, your attitude towards defeat will determine if you are
Being defeated means quitting, not trying, accepting things as they are. To be a success in life you must be
determined - find ways around or over the obstacle that you are facing. It means learning for failure and
willing to always try again. Don't let frustration block you from moving forward.
So as you journey through life trying to attain the success you want to achieve remember that
you will experience failure at times, but the bigger question is will you experience defeat? Failure
is okay but defeat is not! Expect the ups and downs, but don't stop trying, believe that you can
overcome the challenges placed in your way to accomplishing your goals.
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For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith.
1 John 5:4 (NLT)
Christian Poems -
May defeat stand behind you
May you have determination in all you do
So success will be ahead of you
And forward you will continue.
Irish blessing quotes -
If you think giving up, admitting defeat will relieve the stress you are feeling and make you happy, think again.
Happiness occurs when you overcome the issue that is holding you back.
poems About Happiness -
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
poems about life -
What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step to something better.
inspirational poems -
Imagine what people would accomplish if they thought about defeat as an education, if they
thought about it as something better is going to happen.
- "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."
poems about being yourself -
quotes about being yourself
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
garden poems -
"It is defeat that turns bone to flint; it is defeat that turns gristle to muscle; it is defeat that makes men invincible."
Henry Ward Beecher
motivational poems -
The defeat felt by the abandonment of a friendship relationship gone sour is more devastating to the human psychic than the failure of a garden to produce an abundant crop.
Mary S. Scotsburn
friendship poems -
Losing a friend or seeing a relationship end can have a negative impact on our lives. We can feel like giving up especially where there are circumstances beyond our control.
It is a feeling of losing something that is much more important than any material thing.
"You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character."
Richard M. Nixon
poems of encouragement -
"No matter how often you are defeated, you are born to victory."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
No one was born to be defeated. We all have a purpose, we all have gifts.
famous poems -
When confronted by failure, disappointment, or rejection, it may be far easier simply to give up. But this attitude can spell the difference between long-term success and a series of defeat.
Amy E. Dean, Peace of Mind
inspirational quotes by women -
poems by women
There's no defeat, in truth, save from within; unless you're beaten there, you're bound to win.
C. C. Cameron, No Failure
success poem -
- "Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it."
attitude quotes -
If in our mind we think that we have lost or have failed then we have. Once we think those things we have been defeated. Keep your attitude positive to overcome feelings of defeat.
The gutters and the bow'ry streets where all day long the beggars chant, are good examples of defeats, for these are men who've said, 'I CAN'T!"
Unknown, Don't Give Up
poems for teenagers -
"Never let the defeat of the past rob you of the success of your future."
quotes to live by -
words to live by
How many people bury their dreams because of one disappointment or one failure?
In fact, hope is best gained after defeat and failure, because then inner strength and toughness is produced.
poems About hope -
- 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.
Napoleon Hill, Think and Grow Rich
when feeling down quotes -
Encouraging words by Napoleon Hill. If we change our thinking and look at how we could do things differently, or change the way we are doing something we can move on. There is a lesson for us to learn.
- Remember, your attitude toward a situation can help you to change it - you create the very atmosphere for defeat or victory."
positive quotes about change -
poems about change
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.
poems about life struggles -
inspirational quotes about life struggles
But we never give up and accept defeat - for you will find determination is sweet!
Catherine Pulsifer, If You Give Up
never give up poem -
never give up quotes
"In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time."
graduation quotes -
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
quotes about quitting -
don't quit poem
It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
truth quotes -
poems about truth
Stay true to your principles. Winning is never worth compromising them.
We may decline the struggle, but it will be declining also the joy of victory.
J. R. Miller, Aspiration and Energy
poems about strength -
Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.
life quotes about giving up -
never give up poems
Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.
Ralph W. Sockman
positive thoughts -
Give me a son...one who will be proud and unbending in defeat - but humble and gentle in victory
Unknown, Give Me A Son
son poems -
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.
optimistic quotes -
We all have challenges and battles in our life. Sometimes the lesson is less about defeating them and more about learning not to defeat ourselves.
life lessons quotes -
poems on life lessons
- ... it's better to lose some of the battles in the struggles for your dreams than to be defeated without ever knowing what you're fighting for.
dream quotes -
poems about dreams
Great persons rise above adversity....They refuse to be defeated by disappointments
William Arthur Ward, Your Attitude
adversity poems -
When you read about successful people you will find that they did just what this quote says. They
faced adversity and challenges but they rose above them! Let their stories encourage you.
Defeat, or failure, is only an opportunity to reload from past mistakes taking forward those parts that showed promise or sprouted new ways towards accomplishment.
opportunity quotes -
"Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact."
Norman Vincent Peale
believe quotes -
I believe poems
Our beliefs determine our direction in life. If we believe something then our mind works to make it come
And you begin to accept your defeats with your head up and your eyes ahead
Author Unknown, Learn
poems about failure -
Do not let defeat be a failure, let defeat be a means of moving on to better things with new knowledge - if you take that type of attitude you will find success even in defeat!
knowledge quotes -
poems about books
Nobody goes undefeated all the time. If you can pick up after a crushing defeat, and go on to win again, you are going to be a champion someday.
challenges quotes -
poems about challenges
"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."
Robert G. Ingersoll
courage quotes -
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan."
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
father quotes -
fathers day poems
A famous quote by JFK that reminds us of that victory sees everyone perhaps taking a bit of credit, but
in defeat you are left alone.
"I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it."
work quotes -
poems about work
A new defintion of defeat: "A learning experience to move forward."
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