" The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all its own. "
- Bill Bradley
" The art of victory is learned in defeat. "
- Simon Bolivar
" Anyone can deal with victory. Only the mighty can bear defeat. "
- Adolf Hitler
" It is very easy to defeat someone, but it is very hard to win someone. "
- Abdul Kalam
" Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. "
- Marilyn vos Savant
" You cannot expect victory and plan for defeat. "
- Joel Osteen
" Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. "
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
" If you live long enough, you'll see that every victory turns into a defeat. "
- Simone De Beauvoir
" You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character. "
- Richard Nixon
" Defeat is in your mind. Resilience is in your soul. "
- Keri Murphy
" Defeat never comes to any man until he admits it. "
- Josephus Daniels
" There is no defeat except for those who give up. "
- Joseph B. Wirthlin
" If you learn from defeat, you haven't really lost. "
- Zig Ziglar
" You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it. "
- Maya Angelou
" Life is truly known only to those who suffer, lose, endure adversity and stumble from defeat to defeat. "
- Anais Nin
" It is defeat that lives on and takes the years to smother. "
- Ben Robertson
" Defeat should never be a source of discouragement but rather a fresh stimulus. "
- Robert South
" Defeat is only a word. Defeat was the beginning of a victory. "
- Launa Rissadia
" There are some defeats more triumphant than victories. "
- Michel de Montaigne
" Defeat is not bitter unless you swallow it. "
- Joe Clark
" Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out. "
- Edwin Markham
" It is not defeat that destroys you,it is being demoralized by defeat that destroy you. "
- Imran Khan
" Defeat is a state of mind; no one is ever defeated until defeat has been accepted as a reality. "
- Bruce Lee
" Nothing but education. Nothing but the first step to something better. "
- Wendell Phillips
" Defeat doesn't finish a man, quit does. A man is not finished when he's defeated. He's finished when he quits. "
- Richard M. Nixon
" An honorable defeat is better than a dishonorable victory. "
- Millard Fillmore
" Defeat is not the worst of failures. Not to have tried is the true failure. "
- George Edward
" A man can be destroyed but not defeated. "
- Ernest Hemingway
" 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
" Failure, loss and defeat are just mile markers on the road to success. "
- Jeffrey Fry