Glory Quotes

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. Napoleon Bonaparte

 

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory. James Baldwin

 

Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow. Cicero

For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her. Charles de Gaulle

Our greatest glory consists not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. Oliver Goldsmith

Glory built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. William Cowper

He will have true glory who despises it. Livy

 

The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skilful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests. Epictetus

 

Glory is the child of peril. - Tobias G. Smollett

 

There's no glory like those who save their country. - Lord Alfred Tennyson

 

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves. - Joseph P. Thompson

 

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory. - Marcus T. Cicero

 

The glory of a nation and an age is always the work of a few great persons, and it disappears with them.
- Baron Grimm

 

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves-Joseph P. Thompson

 

The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory-Marcus Tulius Cicero

 

The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be-Socrates

 

Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare-Oriana Fallaci

 

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall-Confucius

 

Sudden glory is the passion which makes those grimaces called laughter-Thomas Hobbes

 

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave? -Lord Byron

 

Military glory --the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood-Abraham Lincoln

 

For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her-Charles De Gaulle

 

Glory built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt-William Cowper

 

Glory paid to our ashes comes too late-Martial

 

True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long-Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength-Sextus Propertius

 

There is no road of flowers leading to glory -Jean de La Fontaine

 

True glory lies in noble deeds-Unknown

 

The chief glory of every people arises from its authors-Samuel Johnson

 

Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience-Eric Hoffer

 

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever-Napoleon I

 

Glory is the shadow of virtue-Latin Proverb

 

Like madness is the glory of this life As this pomp shows to a little oil and root-William Shakespeare

 

Glory is like a circle in the water, Which never ceaseth to enlarge itself Till by broad spreading it disperse to naught-William Shakespeare

 

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever-Thomas Moore

 

The paths of glory lead but to the grave-Thomas Gray

 

When there is no peril in the fight, there is no glory in the triumph-A. Alvarez

 

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever-Napolean Bonaparte

 

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected-Johathan Edwards

 

Fame is not the glory; virtue is the goal, and fame only a messenger to bring more to the fold-Vanna Bonta

 

The man who is completely wise and virtuous has no need of glory, except so far as it disposes and eases his way to action by the greater trust that it procures him-Plutarch

 

No man ever was glorious, who was not laborious-Benjamin Franklin

 

Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love-George Bernard Shaw