Defeat: (conquer...beat...... )

Creativity can solve almost any problem. The creative act, the defeat of habit by originality, overcomes everything. --- George Lois

Do not be afraid of defeat. You are never so near victory as when defeated in a good cause. --- Henry Ward Beecher 1813

Do not despise your situation; in it you must act, suffer and conquer. From every point on earth we are equally near to heaven and to the infinite. --- Henri Frederick Amiel

Don't be afraid to give your best to what seemingly are small jobs. Every time you conquer one it makes you that much stronger. If you do the little jobs well, the big ones will tend to take care of themselves. --- Dale Carnegie 1888

Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checked by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat. --- Theodore Roosevelt 1858

Fear is the main source of superstition, and one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is th beginning of wisdom. --- Bertrand Russell 1872

First we form habits, then they form us. Conquer your bad habits, or they'll eventually conquer you. --- Dr. Rob Gilbert

He conquers who endures. --- Persius

He who angers you, conquers you! --- Elizabeth Kenny

I believe that anyone can conquer fear by doing the things he fears to do... --- Eleanor Roosevelt 1884

Life moves on, whether we act as cowards or heroes. Life has no other discipline to impose, if we would be realize it, than to accept life unquestioningly. Everything we shut our eyes to, everything we run away from, everything we deny, denigrate or despise, serves to defeat us in the end. What seems nasty, painful, evil, can become a source of beauty, joy, and strength, if faced with an open mind. Every moment is a golden one for him who has the vision to recognize it as such. --- Henry Miller

One man who has a mind and knows it can always beat ten men who haven't and don't. --- George Bernard Shaw 1856

Subdue your appetites, my dears, and you've conquered human nature. --- Charles Dickens 1812

The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part.... The essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well. (Founder of The modern Olympic Games) --- Baron Pierre De Coubertin

There is only one way to defeat the enemy, and that is to write as well as you can. The best argument is an undeniably good book. --- Saul Bellow

They conquer who believe they can. --- Ralph Waldo Emerson 1803

They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruninghooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more. --- Isaiah 2:4

Tis a lesson you should heed, Try, try again; If at first you don't succeed, Try, try again; Then your courage should appear, For, if you will persevere, You will conquer, never fear; Try, try again. --- W E Hickson

To dream the impossible dream, To fight the unbeatable foe, To bear with unbearable sorrow, To run where the brave dare not go, To right the unrightable wrong, To love, pure and chaste, from afar, To try when your arms are too weary, To reach the unreachable star, This is my quest, to follow that star, No matter how hopeless, no matter how far, To fight for the right without question or pause, To be willing to march into hell for a heavenly cause. --- Impossible Dream

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