Defeat Quotes, Sayings about losing

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

While one may encounter many defeats, one must not be defeated.
Maya Angelou

You’ve got to learn to survive a defeat. That’s when you develop character.
– Richard M. Nixon

If you can accept losing, you can’t win.
Vince Lombardi

Anyone can deal with victory. Only the mighty can bear defeat.
Adolf Hitler

If you win, you need not have to explain…If you lose, you should not be there to explain!
Adolf Hitler

When we pray we admit defeat.
Anthony Burgess

To be overcome by the fragrance of flowers is a delectable form of defeat.
– Beverley Nichols

Defeat is a state of mind, no one will be defeated unless the loss is accepted as a reality .

You would always beat me; not so much because you are a better fighter as because you will not accept defeat.
– John Christopher


Defeat is a school in which truth always grows strong.
Henry Ward Beecher

Death is nothing, but to live defeated and inglorious is to die daily.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Failure, loss and defeat are just mile markers on the road to success.
– Jeffrey Fry

Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it.
– Josephus Daniels

Failure defeats losers, failure inspires winners.

Live your life not celebrating victories, but overcoming defeats.
Che Guevara

We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
Ronald Reagan

I will not lose, for even in defeat, there’s a valuable lesson learned, so it evens up for me.
– Jay Z

The beauty of defeat is that when you fall, you fly.
– Lionel Suggs

Opportunity…it often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat.
Napoleon Hill

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