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.
For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith.
1 John 5:4 (NLT)
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
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.
"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.
There's no defeat, in truth, save from within; unless you're beaten there, you're bound to win.
C. C. Cameron, No Failure
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
"You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character."
Richard M. Nixon
Poems of Encouragement
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.
"There is no defeat except for those who give up."
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Don't Quit Poem
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
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
Oh, don't be a quitter who never comes back; tho defeated and beaten today
David V. Bush, The Man Who Comes Back
Don't You Quit An inspirational quote that reminds us that today we may feel like it is over, but we need to get back up. Start again. You will find that you will
be able to overcome if you don't quit.
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
"Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything."
One of the most common causes of failure is the habit of quitting when one is overtaken by temporary defeat.
Quotes About Quitting
Until a man has conquered loss, and overcome defeat, he cannot fully understand just why success is sweet.
Lawrence Hawthorne, Facing Life's Problems
Poems About Life Struggles If everything came easy, if there were no challenges or roadblocks in life then we would not
appreciate success when we achieve it.
We may decline the struggle, but it will be declining also the joy of victory.
J. R. Miller, Aspiration and Energy
Poems About Strength
I would rather lose in a cause that I know some day will triumph than to triumph in a cause that I know some day will fail.
Wendell L. Willkie
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
Why doesn’t constant trampling defeat the dandelion? The key to its strength is its long and sturdy root, which extends deep into the earth. The same principle applies to people. The true victors in life are those who, enduring repeated challenges and setbacks, have sent the roots of their being to such a depth that nothing can shake them.
The only failure in life is staying down and giving up. You can only be defeated when you decide that the game is over.
Scott Allan, Drive Your Destiny
Living Life Poem Encouragement quote that reminds us in life, we all experience disappointment when things don't work out the way we planned. And, if we
allow our minds to give up we then experience failure. Misfortunes and adversity occur, but keep your mind
moving in the direction you want your life to go - accept challenges, roadblocks, and even disappointment, but
don't accept failure!
Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.
Ralph W. Sockman
Give me a son...one who will be proud and unbending in defeat - but humble and gentle in victory
Unknown, Give Me A Son
If you will face defeat and pain with wholesome look and winning smile, you'll conquer every foe...
David V. Bush Start Your Day With A Smile It has been said that when you smile it affects your state of mind. And smiling helps others
want to help you. A smile cancels all frowns. Inspire others with your smile.
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.
Don't give up the fight. No defeat! You've never beat when you're in the right.
David V. Bush, The Way To Win
The Successful Man
Don't think defeat, don't talk defeat, the word will rob you of your strength.
Wilhelmina Stitch, Believe This
Easy Poems to Memorize The words you use, the words you think can result in your success or your failure. They also affect the
people around you. Use words of encouragement!
Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat.
F Scott Fitzgerald
Defeat brings a chance to learn - don't fall into the defeatist pattern.
Catherine Pulsifer, Just Keep On Going
Keep A Going Poem
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
As soon as you think, or, as soon as you say, "I Can't" you are defeated
Never Say I Can't
... 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.
Do not allow yourself to be defeated...Keep your focus on moving forward, don't get caught up in yesterday.
Difficult Situation So many people get caught in the past, they don't move on. They let one mistake stop them. They think I tried
it didn't work so they stop. They never take a second look, or look for another way - they let yesterday overrule any
thoughts of success for today.
Being defeated means quitting, not trying, accepting things as they are... It means learning for failure and willing to always try again.
Try Try Again Poem
"Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus."
Great persons rise above adversity....They refuse to be defeated by disappointments
William Arthur Ward, Your Attitude
Attitude 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.
"Believe you are defeated, believe it long enough, and it is likely to become a fact."
Norman Vincent Peale
Believe 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
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
Marilyn vos Savant
Poems About Life
Feelings of sadness and defeat you soon realize that they that will get you nowhere.
Poems About Frustration Wallowing in self pity does us no good. It can stop us and hinder any action to move forward. We focus
on our frustration rather than on solutions.
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.
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.
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!
It's daring blithely the field of chance while making labor a brave romance, it's going onward despite defeat"
Berton Braley The Recipe
Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory.
Norman Vincent Peale
Hope Words that we use have such an impact, more than we realize.
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
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.
The "I can" attitude is at the forefront of those type of people who do not use defeat as an all time excuse to give up.
Some One Can Do It Excuses are made for many reasons. Rather than excusing yourself change your expectations and have the
"I Can" attitude even with adjustments made - just don't give up.
"Never let the defeat of the past rob you of the success of your future."
Quotes To Live By How many people bury their dreams because of one disappointment or one failure?
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.
You can learn a line from a win and a book from a defeat.
Learning This quote from Paul Brown is so true. When we win we learn little but when we lose we learn lots.
If you think "you can", then anything is possible. But, if you think "you can't", then you are defeated before you even begin!
What You Think You Become
There are some defeats more triumphant than victories.
Michael de Montaigne
Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure.
George E. Woodberry
No matter who does you wrong, you don't have to stay defeated.
"It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up."
It is better to be defeated on principle than to win on lies.
Truth Quotes Stay true to your principles. Winning is never worth compromising them.
"The greatest test of courage on earth is to bear defeat without losing heart."
Robert G. Ingersoll
"In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time."
"Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan."
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Father 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.
"Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor
spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they
live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat."
Never Give Up Quotes
A lot of people try once or twice, and if they meet with defeat, they use those experience as an excuse to give up.
"I think everyone should experience defeat at least once during their career. You learn a lot from it."
Work Quotes A new defintion of defeat: "A learning experience to move forward."
"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."