I started to shed the monstrous aesthetic affectation of my youth so as to make room for the monstrous philistine postures of middle age, but it was some years before I was bold enough to decline an invitation to "Hamlet" on the grounds that I knew who won.
O man, whoever you are and wherever you come from, for I know you will come, I am Cyrus who won the Persians their empire. Do not therefore begrudge me this bit of earth that covers my bones.cyrus the great
There was a time in this fair land when the railroad did not run And the wild majestic mountains stood alone against the sun Long before the white man and long before the wheel When the green dark forest was too silent to be real... Oh! The song of the future has been sung All the battles have been won On the mountain tops we stand All the world at our command We have opened up the soil with our teardrops and our toilgordon lightfoot
The broken soldier, kindly bade to stay; Sat by his fire, and talked the night away, Wept o'er his wounds, or tales of sorrow done, Shoulder'd his crutch, and show'd how fields were won.Oliver Goldsmith
"Victory won by violence is tantamount to defeat, for it is momentary."Mahatma Gandhi
We have won the war. Now we have to win the peaceand that may be more difficult.Georges Clemenceau
We have?fought for our place in the sun and have won it.It will be my business to seethat we retain this place in the sun unchallenged.Kaiser Wilhelm II
Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.horace mann
The history of a battle, is not unlike the history of a ball. Some individuals may recollect all the little events of which the great result is the battle won or lost, but no individual can recollect the order in which, or the exact moment at which, they occurred, which makes all the difference as to their value or importance. ..1st duke of wellington
Notes on Recent Researches in Electricity and Magnetism , published in 1883, had won him enough acclaim at the age of twenty-seven that he was named director of the [Cavendish] laboratory the next year.j. j. thomson
Continental thinkers have been obsessed with bourgeois man as representing the worst and most contemptible failure of modernity, which must at all costs be overcome. Nihilism in its most palpable sense means that the bourgeois has won, that the future, all foreseeable futures, belong to him, that all heights above him and all depths beneath him are illusory and that life is not worth living on these terms.Allan Bloom
Let Erin remember the days of Old, Ere her faithless sons betrayed her; When Malachi wore the collar of gold Which he won from her proud invader; When her kings, with standards of green unfurled, Led the Red-Branch Knights to danger; Ere the emerald gem of the western world Was set in the crown of a stranger.thomas moore
Simple and brave, his faith awokePloughmen to struggle with their fate;Armies won battles when he spoke,And out of Chaos sprang the state.robert bridges
Humanity has won its suit and liberty will never more want an asylum.lafayette, gilbert du motier, marquis de
I tooWill go, remembering what I said to you,When any land, the first to which we cameSeemed that we sought, and set your hearts aflame,And all seemed won to you: but still I think,Perchance years hence, the fount of life to drink,Unless by some ill chance I first am slain.But boundless risk must pay for boundless gain.william morris
It was amazing I won. I was running against peace and prosperity and incumbency.george w. bush
Working together, America's military, Iraqi security forces and the Iraqi people have won a major battle in the war on terrorism.paul ryan
'Tis an old lesson; time approves it true, And those who know it best, deplore it most; When all is won that all desire to woo, The paltry prize is hardly worth the cost.lord byron
L'Abbé de Ville proposed a toast, His master, as the rising Sun: Reisbach then gave the Empress Queen, As the bright Moon and much praise won.
Let the prince be ever mindful of Sallust's teaching that neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only friends won by good deeds , merit, and honesty .
Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.
You get him out and half the battle is won.
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