58 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)
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
"Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it."
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
"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
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,
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
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
than to triumph in a cause that I know some day will fail.
Wendell L. Willkie
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
Be careful that victories do not carry the seed of future defeats.
Ralph W. Sockman
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
If you have no confidence in self, you are twice defeated
race of life. With confidence, you have won even before
you have started.
Don't think defeat, don't talk defeat, the word will rob you of your strength.
Wilhelmina Stitch, Believe This
Easy Poems to Memorize
"Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat."
F Scott Fitzgerald
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.
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
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
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
"What is defeat? Nothing but education; nothing but the first step
to something better."
The world won't care about your old defeats
Start Where You Stand
"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
"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"
"Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory."
Norman Vincent Peale
"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."
"Never let the defeat of the past rob you of the success of your future."
Quotes To Live By
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."
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.
"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
"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."
"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."
"Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong."
Henry Ward Beecher
"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
"No matter how often you are defeated, you are born to victory."
Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Man is not made for defeat."
More Quotes to Inspire and Encourage
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