Defeat Quotes, Sayings about losing
Failure, loss and defeat are just mile markers on the road to success.
– Jeffrey Fry
Opportunity…it often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.
– Napoleon Hill
I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me.
– Jay Z
While one may encounter many defeats, one must not be defeated.
– Maya Angelou
He had an idea that even when beaten he could steal a little victory by laughing at defeat.
– John Steinbeck
You’ve got to learn to survive a defeat. That’s when you develop character.
– Richard M. Nixon
Anyone can deal with victory. Only the mighty can bear defeat.
– Adolf Hitler
The beauty of defeat is that when you fall, you fly.
– Lionel Suggs
Defeat is a state of mind, no one will be defeated unless the loss is accepted as a reality .
But man is not made for defeat,” he said. “A man can be destroyed but not defeated.
– Ernest Hemingway
To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
– Beverley Nichols
We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
– Ronald Reagan
It is defeat that lives on and takes the years to smother.
– Ben Robertson
You would always beat me; not so much because you are a better fighter as because you will not accept defeat.
– John Christopher
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
Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional.
– Roger Crawford
Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.
– Marilyn vos Savant
Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.
– Ralph Ellison
Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.
– Jean- Paul Sartre
Hope is the last thing a person does before they are defeated.
– Henry Rollins