Favorite Quotations ~  Glory Loving What Is

"Seldom comes Glory till a man be dead." ~ Robert Herrick, Hesperides

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Age is the acceptance of the term of years. But maturity is the glory of years. ~ Martha Graham

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

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

The glory is not in never failing, but in rising every time you fall. ~ Chinese Proverb

The paths of glory lead but to the grave. ~ Thomas Gray

There is no glory in outstripping donkeys. ~ Marcus Valerius Martialus

Some animals, like some men, leave a trail of glory behind them. They give their spirit to the place where they have lived, and remain forever a part of the rocks and streams and the wind and sky. ~ Marguerite Henry

The desire for glory clings even to the best men longer than any other passion. ~ Cornelius Tacitus

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

The nearest way to glory a shortcut, as it were is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be. ~ Socrates

To win without risk is to triumph without glory. ~ Pierre Corneille

The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents. ~ Belva Lockwood

God is what's good in me. ~ John Gunther, Death Be Not Proud

The glory of God is man fully alive. ~ St. Irenaeus of Lyons

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books. ~ Walt Whitman

All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware

All life like the bubbling of a flowing river and the dark currents of the depths of the sea is full of glory. ~ Euros Bowen

And say my glory was I had such friends. ~ William Butler Yeats