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Funny Triumph Quotes
Funny Quotes about Triumph

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The only thing necessary for evil to triumph
is for enough good men to do nothing.
- Edmund Burke

Love is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
- H. L. Mencken

Marriage is the triumph of imagination over intelligence.
Second marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
- Samuel Johnson [also attributed to Oscar Wilde]

My mother was the influence in my life.
She was strong; she had great faith in the ultimate
triumph of justice and hard work.
She believed passionately in education.
- John H. Johnson


 

I learned that courage was not the absence of fear,
but the triumph over it.
The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid,
but he who conquers that fear.
- Nelson Mandela

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
- Thomas Paine

The courage of life is often a less dramatic spectacle
than the courage of a final moment;
but it is no less a magnificent mixture of triumph and tragedy.
- John F. Kennedy


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To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful,
kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

The great gift of Easter is hope -
Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God,
in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love,
which nothing can shake.
- Basil C. Hume

A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its
opponents and making them see the light,
but rather because its opponents eventually die and
a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
- Max Planck

What happens when good people are put into an evil
place? Do they triumph or does the situation dominate
their past history and morality?
- Philip Zimbardo

If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts,
choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it,
we consider it a triumph of the suffrage.
- Frank Moore Colby

The triumph can't be had without the struggle.
- Wilma Rudolph

Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just,
and the day of triumph will surely come,
when justice and truth will be vindicated.
- Mary Todd Lincoln

So every creative act strives to attain an absolute status;
it longs to create a world of beauty to triumph over
chaos and convert it to order.
- Rowan D. Williams

The important thing in life is not to triumph but to compete.
- Pierre de Coubertin

Prostitution, although hounded, imprisoned,
and chained, is nevertheless the greatest triumph of Puritanism.
- Emma Goldman

Sharing a triumph with someone you love is an incredible high.
- Cynthia Weil

A dream will always triumph over reality,
once it is given the chance.
- Stanislaw Lem

To vanquish without peril is to triumph without glory.
- Pierre Corneille

For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully,
is more than simple endurance; it is an act of aggression,
a positive triumph.
- Thomas Mann

Is it not passing brave to be a King and ride in triumph through Persepolis?
- Christopher Marlowe

When we conquer without danger our triumph is without glory.
- Pierre Corneille

Survival is triumph enough.
- Harry Crews

The triumph of persuasion over force is the sign of a civilized society.
- Mark Skousen

I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil,
and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
- Margaret Thatcher

One likes people much better when they're battered
down by a prodigious siege of misfortune than when they triumph.
- Virginia Woolf

Classes struggle, some classes triumph,
others are eliminated.
Such is history; such is the history of civilization for thousands of years.
- Mao Zedong

God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church.
He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
- Billy Sunday

A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does
not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler
than the forces which destroy him.
- George Orwell

For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty,
many souls must be trampled.
- Hunter S. Thompson

When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph.
- Pierre Corneille

While trying to protect the republic,
the conspirators in Julius Caesar enable Mark Antony to triumph.
In Rose Rage, the more Henry VI tries to fix things,
the more they go wrong.
- Edward Hall

If I could learn to treat triumph and disaster the same,
then I would find bliss.
- Kathie Lee Gifford

The first phase of American political history was characterized
by the conflict between the Federalists and the Republicans,
and it resulted in the complete triumph of the latter.
- Herbert Croly

I'm afraid that reason will triumph and that the world
will become a place where anyone who doesn't fit that will become unnecessary.
- David Byrne

Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng,
but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Much melancholy has devolved upon mankind,
and it is detestable to me that might will triumph in the end.
- Karel Capek

It's not that Good doesn't triumph over Evil,
it's that the point spread is too small.
- Bob Thaves

Old age is not a disease - it is strength and survivorship,
triumph over all kinds of vicissitudes and disappointments,
trials and illnesses.
- Maggie Kuhn

The ultimate triumph of philosophy would be to cast
light upon the mysterious ways in which Providence
moves to achieve the designs it has for man.
- Marquis de Sade

The harder the struggle, the more glorious the triumph.
Self-realization demands very great struggle.
- Swami Sivananda

Television is the triumph of machine over people.
- Fred Allen

Statistics are the triumph of the quantitative method,
and the quantitative method is the victory of sterility and death.
- Hilaire Belloc

David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism,
a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what
the country needed to hear during times of crisis,
tragedy and triumph.
- Tom Brokaw

Not in the clamor of the crowded street,
not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng,
but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Life has meaning only in the struggle.
Triumph or defeat is in the hands of the Gods.
So let us celebrate the struggle!
- Stevie Wonder

We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.
- Pierre Corneille

This book, conceived in sorrow, composed in grief,
and constructed at the brink of despair,
contains my mind's best thoughts, and my soul's triumph
over the powers of darkness.
- Isaac Mayer Wise

A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory.
- Pierre Corneille

Eternal truth, eternal righteousness,
eternal love; these only can triumph,
for these only can endure.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Children love and want to be loved and they very much
prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure.
Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
- Erik Erikson

War is grounded in the notion of triumph and defeat.
It is zero-sum.
- Bruce Jackson

For man, as for flower and beast and bird,
the supreme triumph is to be most vividly,
most perfectly alive.
- David Herbert Lawrence

In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over
poverty than is any other land.
- Herbert Hoover

To play safe, I prefer to accept only one type of power:
the power of art over trash,
the triumph of magic over the brute.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Joy is of the will which labours, which overcomes obstacles,
which knows triumph.
- William Butler Yeats

It has been said that Poland is dead,
exhausted, enslaved, but here is the proof of her life and triumph.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

However, we all share the firm belief in the triumph
of humanist and progressive values that mankind has
achieved during its long history of struggle and creativeness.
- Tran Duc Luong

But let us not too hastily triumph in the shame of Sparta,
lest we aggravate our own condemnation.
- Thomas Day

The memories of the Munich games for me are of triumph and tragedy.
- Mark Spitz

Conquer, but don't triumph.
- Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

I know in my heart that man is good.
That what is right will always eventually triumph.
And there's purpose and worth to each and every life.
- Ronald Reagan

There is no greater joy than that of feeling oneself a creator.
The triumph of life is expressed by creation.
- Henri Bergson

I would rather lose in a cause that I know some day
will triumph than to triumph in a cause that I know some day will fail.
- Wendell L. Wilkie

The human spirit needs to accomplish,
to achieve, to triumph to be happy.
- Ben Stein

Why comes temptation but for man to meet And master
and make crouch beneath his foot,
And so be pedestaled in triumph?
- Robert Browning Hamilton

Without the element of uncertainty, the bringing off of even,
the greatest business triumph would be dull,
routine, and eminently unsatisfying.
- J. Paul Getty

In all my years of performing, no audience member has
ever actually assaulted me.
I consider this to be the singular triumph of my performing career.
- Rupert Holmes

Brave men rejoice in adversity, just as brave soldiers triumph in war.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

People are really suffering these days.
There's a lot of corporate triumph and a lot of personal
despair as they wonder what are they working for.
- Laurie Anderson


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