Quotes and Sayings about Glory



"The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity."
- John Quincy Adams
(Related: Government, Christianity, American, Revolution, Glory, Principles)

"To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man."
- Joseph Addison
(Related: Nature, Glory, Man)

"The greatest glory never comes from falling, but from rising each time you fall."
- Clay Aiken
(Related: Time, Glory)

"Politicians also have no leisure, because they are always aiming at something beyond political life itself, power and glory, or happiness."
- Aristotle
(Related: Happiness, Life, Power, Glory, Leisure, Politicians)

"And then we've got Blades of Glory, and we've got Brothers Solomon, and I've got a script in development with this guy Chuck Martin who used to write on Arrested, and, you know, we have a few things in various stages of development."
- Will Arnett
(Related: Development, Brothers, Glory, Martin)

"Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging."
- Francis of Assisi
(Related: Glory, Name, Order, Sun, Treasure)

"Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability."
- Marcus Aurelius
(Related: Education, Virtue, Ability, Glory, Man)

"The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul."
- Alfred Austin
(Related: Nature, Soul, Heart, Body, Garden, Glory, Sun)

"Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Nature, God, Glory, Night, Sky, Stars, Unity, Universe)

"The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul."
- Johannes Sebastian Bach
(Related: Music, God, Soul, End, Glory)

"The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Love, Glory, Spirit)

"If the relationship of father to son could really be reduced to biology, the whole earth would blaze with the glory of fathers and sons."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Father, Son, Earth, Fathers, Glory, Sons)

"By common consent gray hairs are a crown of glory; the only object of respect that can never excite envy."
- George Bancroft
(Related: Envy, Glory, Respect)

"Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory."
- William Barclay
(Related: Ability, Endurance, Glory)

"In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Aristocracy, Being, Danger, Ethics, Glory, Literature)

"Greatness lies, not in being strong, but in the right using of strength; and strength is not used rightly when it serves only to carry a man above his fellows for his own solitary glory. He is the greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Greatness, Strength, Being, Glory, Lies, Man, Right)

"Whatever glory belongs to the race for a development unprecedented in history for the given length of time, a full share belongs to the womanhood of the race."
- Mary McLeod Bethune
(Related: History, Time, Development, Glory, Race)

"The object of government in peace and in war is not the glory of rulers or of races, but the happiness of common man."
- William Beveridge
(Related: Government, Happiness, Peace, War, Glory, Man)

"What shall befall me in the pursuance of this work, I refer to the disposal of Almighty God, whose glory is dearer to me, not only than my liberty, but than my life."
- John Biddle
(Related: Life, Work, God, Glory, Liberty)

"The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness."
- William Blake
(Related: Forgiveness, Christianity, Glory)

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Glory, Obscurity)

"The glory of 70mm is the sharpness of the image it offers."
- Kenneth Branagh
(Related: Glory)

"I hope I'm better today than I was yesterday. I don't believe in glory days or anything like that, so I think the best is tomorrow or later this afternoon!"
- Edie Brickell
(Related: Hope, Glory, Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"In the book, America had already been weakened by bio terror plagues before waves of selfish violence took down the rest. But the real enemy was the kind of male human being who nurses fantasies of violent glory at the expense of his fellow citizens."
- David Brin
(Related: America, Being, Enemy, Glory, Nurses, Rest, Terror, Violence)

"A man's most glorious actions will at last be found to be but glorious sins, if he hath made himself, and not the glory of God, the end of those actions."
- Thomas Brooks
(Related: God, Actions, End, Glory, Man, Will)

"Consciousness is the glory of creation."
- James Broughton
(Related: Consciousness, Creation, Glory)

"For every person who has ever lived there has come, at last, a spring he will never see. Glory then in the springs that are yours."
- Pam Brown
(Related: Glory, Spring, Will)

"There is no glory in star or blossom till looked upon by a loving eye; There is no fragrance in April breezes till breathed with joy as they wander by."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: April, Eye, Glory, Joy)

"But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophisters, economists, and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is extinguished forever."
- Edmund Burke
(Related: Age, Chivalry, Europe, Glory)

"I think it's easy for people to assume that fame is equal to glory, but it can be a very isolating experience."
- Sophia Bush
(Related: Experience, People, Fame, Glory)

"Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave?"
- Lord Byron
(Related: Glory, Grave)

"I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory."
- Julius Caesar
(Related: Nature, Glory)

"God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation."
- John Calvin
(Related: God, Glory, Justice, Mercy, Merit, Punishment, Race, Salvation, Sin)

"My dear Miss Glory, Robots are not people. They are mechanically more perfect than we are, they have an astounding intellectual capacity, but they have no soul."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Soul, People, Glory)

"Any acceleration constitutes progress, Miss Glory. Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work. From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense. Simply wasted time. An untenable waste of time."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Nature, Time, Work, Progress, Childhood, Glory, Nonsense, Understanding, Waste)

"There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends."
- Silvia Cartwright
(Related: History, War, Character, Courage, Friends, Glory, Help)

"Every knee will bend before me, and every tongue shall give glory to God."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: God, Glory, Tongue, Will)

"The greater the difficulty, the greater the glory."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Difficulty, Glory)

"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
(Related: Flowers, Glory)

"We are motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is the more he is inspired by glory. The very philosophers themselves, even in those books which they write in contempt of glory, inscribe their names."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Books, Contempt, Desire, Glory, Man, Names, Praise)

"Natural ability without education has more often attained to glory and virtue than education without natural ability."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Education, Virtue, Ability, Glory)

"Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Virtue, Glory, Shadow)

"I add this, that rational ability without education has oftener raised man to glory and virtue, than education without natural ability."
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
(Related: Education, Virtue, Ability, Glory, Man)

"Glory - once achieved, what is it worth?"
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Glory, Worth)

"Crime in full glory consolidates authority by the sacred fear it inspires."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Fear, Authority, Crime, Glory)

"He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin, and dies in this state, is fit for glory."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: Glory, Sin, State)

"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
- Confucius
(Related: Time, Glory)

"Let authors write for glory and reward. The truth is well paid when she is sung and heard."
- James J. Corbett
(Related: Truth, Glory, Reward)

"To win without risk is to triumph without glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Glory, Risk)

"When we conquer without danger our triumph is without glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Danger, Glory)

"When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Fight, Glory)

"We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Danger, Glory)

"To conquer without danger is to conquer without glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Danger, Glory)

"The greater the effort, the greater the glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Effort, Glory)

"To vanquish without peril is to triumph without glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Glory)

"A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Victory, Danger, Glory)

"The tragedy of life is in what dies inside a man while he lives - the death of genuine feeling, the death of inspired response, the awareness that makes it possible to feel the pain or the glory of other men in yourself."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Death, Life, Men, Awareness, Feeling, Glory, Man, Pain, Tragedy)

"Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt."
- William Cowper
(Related: Glory, Guilt, Principles, Shame)

"Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves."
- Marcelene Cox
(Related: Children, Glory, Parenthood, Parents, Trees)

"There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory."
- Mario Cuomo
(Related: Politics, Glory, Pursuit, Republicans, Right, World)

"Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory."
- Salvador Dali
(Related: Money, Glory, Nothing)

"'Gone With The Wind' is one of the all-time greats. Read Margaret Mitchell's book and watch the film again; it's a soap opera in all its glory. It is superb and memorable."
- Timothy Dalton
(Related: Film, Glory, Opera, Wind)

"The stars that have most glory have no rest."
- Samuel Daniel
(Related: Glory, Rest, Stars)

"If the work is poor, the public taste will soon do it justice. And the author, reaping neither glory nor fortune, will learn by hard experience how to correct his mistakes."
- Jacques-Louis David
(Related: Experience, Work, Fortune, Glory, Justice, Mistakes, Poor, Public, Taste, Will)

"There must be a beginning of any great matter, but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly finished yields the true glory."
- Francis Drake
(Related: Beginning, End, Glory)

"Our pleasance here is all vain glory, This false world is but transitory."
- William Dunbar
(Related: Glory, World)

"With what price we pay for the glory of motherhood."
- Isadora Duncan
(Related: Glory, Motherhood)

"Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, but, they also get more notoriety when they crash."
- Amelia Earhart
(Related: Men, Women, Glory)

"Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected."
- Jonathan Edwards
(Related: Glory, Grace)

"There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Battle, Blood, Glory, Worth)

"I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: America, Glory, Poor, Years)

"Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self."
- George Eliot
(Related: Vision, Glory, Self, Will, World)

"Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder."
- George Eliot
(Related: Life, Glory, Killing, Murder)

"The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Time, Glory, Lies, Living)

"Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Time, Glory)

"The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests."
- Epictetus
(Related: Difficulty, Gain, Glory, Reputation, Storms)

"The greater the difficulty, the more the glory in surmounting it."
- Epicurus
(Related: Difficulty, Glory)

"I'm a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what's happening to me."
- Mike Epps
(Related: God, Life, Glory)

"Glory is a heavy burden, a murdering poison, and to bear it is an art. And to have that art is rare."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Art, Burden, Glory, Poison)

"We are all gifted, but we have to discover the gift, uncover the gift, nurture and develop the gift and use it for the Glory of God and for the liberation struggle of our people."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: God, People, Glory, Struggle)

"There is no road of flowers leading to glory."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Flowers, Glory, Leading, Road)

"Shiloh is a wonderfully dramatic battle. The leader of one side is killed, and the other one is going on to glory, and it was the first great battle. It lasted two days."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Leader, Battle, First, Glory)

"When the Christians, upon these occasions, received martyrdom, they were ornamented, and crowned with garlands of flowers; for which they, in heaven, received eternal crowns of glory."
- John Foxe
(Related: Flowers, Glory, Heaven)

"America does not fight for land, glory or riches."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: America, Fight, Glory, Land)

"I don't know what my favorite film of mine is... But I think the most important film I was in was 'Glory'."
- Morgan Freeman
(Related: Favorite, Film)

"Surviving is the only glory in war."
- Samuel Fuller
(Related: War, Glory)

"Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Goal, Glory, Lies)

"For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: Glory)

"Born and educated in this country, I glory in the name of Briton."
- George III
(Related: Country, Glory, Name)

"Acting is half shame, half glory. Shame at exhibiting yourself, glory when you can forget yourself."
- John Gielgud
(Related: Acting, Forget, Glory, Shame)

"The deed is everything, the glory is naught."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Deed, Glory)

"Our greatest glory consists not in never failing, but in rising every time we fall."
- Oliver Goldsmith
(Related: Time, Glory)

"No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out."
- Al Gore
(Related: Soul, Victory, Defeat, Glory, Loss)

"'Age' is the acceptance of a term of years. But maturity is the glory of years."
- Martha Graham
(Related: Acceptance, Glory, Maturity, Years)

"Visions of glory, spare my aching sight."
- Thomas Gray
(Related: Glory, Sight, Visions)

"The paths of glory lead but to the grave."
- Thomas Gray
(Related: Glory, Grave)

"I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe."
- Brian Greene
(Related: Thought, Glory, Night, Sense, Sky, Stars, Universe, Wonder)

"In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Work, Christ, Day, Glory, Heaven, Night, Sleep, Soldiers)

"It is the glory and good of Art, That Art remains the one way possible Of speaking truth, to mouths like mine at least."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: Art, Truth, Glory)

"I do not care for the money, just for the glory."
- Anna Held
(Related: Money, Care, Glory)

"There are men whom a happy disposition, a strong desire of glory and esteem, inspire with the same love for justice and virtue which men in general have for riches and honors... But the number of these men is so small that I only mention them in honor of humanity."
- Claud-Adrian Helvetius
(Related: Love, Men, Virtue, Desire, Glory, Honor, Humanity, Justice)

"Sudden glory is the passion which maketh those grimaces called laughter."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Glory, Laughter, Passion)

"Laughter is nothing else but sudden glory arising from some sudden conception of some eminency in ourselves, by comparison with the infirmity of others, or with our own formerly."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: Glory, Laughter, Nothing)

"Willingness to be damned for the glory of God."
- Samuel Hopkins
(Related: God, Glory)

"Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation."
- Sam Houston
(Related: Policy, Glory, Nation, Right, Wrong)

"We should face reality and our past mistakes in an honest, adult way. Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear."
- King Hussein
(Related: Fear, Glory, Mistakes, Past, Reality, Singing)

"What fascinated me, it was not the glory, but the contact with the public."
- Jacky Ickx
(Related: Glory, Public)

"The Lord doesn't like us to be dead. Be alive. Sometimes I dance to the glory of the Lord, because He said so."
- Mahalia Jackson
(Related: Dance, Glory)

"I hate American simplicity. I glory in the piling up of complications of every sort. If I could pronounce the name James in any different or more elaborate way I should be in favor of doing it."
- Henry James
(Related: American, Glory, Hate, Name, Simplicity)

"We did not raise armies for glory or for conquest."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Conquest, Glory)

"No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you."
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah
(Related: Women, Glory, Nation)

"The chief glory of every people arises from its authors."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: People, Glory)

"Better pass boldly into that other world, in the full glory of some passion, than fade and wither dismally with age."
- James Joyce
(Related: Age, Glory, Passion, World)

"You may glory in a team triumphant... But you fall in love with a team in defeat."
- Roger Kahn
(Related: Love, Defeat, Glory, May)

"Oh, how swiftly the glory of the world passes away!"
- Thomas a Kempis
(Related: Glory, World)

"How quickly passes away the glory of this world."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Glory, World)

"I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made straight and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed and all flesh shall see it together."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Dream, Day, Glory, Will)

"The tribulation period is seven years, and when the signing of the covenant occurs, people who know the Bible and take it literally will know that, seven years later, Christ is going to come in His power and glory."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Power, People, Bible, Christ, Glory, Will, Years)

"For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Glory)

"The territorial state is such an ancient form of society - here in Europe it dates back thousands of years - that it is now protected by the sanctity of age and the glory of tradition. A strong religious feeling mingles with the respect and the devotion to the fatherland."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Age, Society, Devotion, Europe, Feeling, Glory, Now, Religious, Respect, State, Tradition, Years)

"Showing off is the fool's idea of glory."
- Bruce Lee
(Related: Idea, Fool, Glory)

"Happy people are ignoramuses and glory is nothing else but success, and to achieve it one only has to be cunning."
- Mikhail Lermontov
(Related: Success, People, Cunning, Glory, Nothing)

"A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell."
- C. S. Lewis
(Related: God, Glory, Man, Sun, Word, Worship)

"Why did men worship in churches, locking themselves away in the dark, when the world lay beyond its doors in all its real glory?"
- Charles de Lint
(Related: Men, Churches, Glory, World, Worship)

"He will have true glory who despises it."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Glory, Will)

"The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents."
- Belva Lockwood
(Related: Glory, Precedents)

"Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Teamwork, Glory)

"The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Being, Glory)

"God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us."
- Niccolo Machiavelli
(Related: God, Free will, Glory)

"War in men's eyes shall be A monster of iniquity In the good time coming. Nations shall not quarrel then, To prove which is the stronger; Nor slaughter men for glory's sake; - Wait a little longer."
- Charles Mackay
(Related: Men, Time, War, Eyes, Glory, Nations, Quarrel)

"It was tough for him in that newsroom with Ted Baxter getting all the glory and this poor guy doing all the work. Murray worried so much he worried his hair off!"
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Work, Glory, Hair, Poor)

"Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity."
- William Manchester
(Related: Age, Men, Country, Dignity, Fight, Glory)

"The actor's life is the road. Always has been, always will be. That is his cross and his glory."
- Nick Mancuso
(Related: Life, Actor, Glory, Road, Will)

"This year, as we celebrate the 230th anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Values, Admiration, America, Country, Independence, Glory, Nation, Old, Respect)

"Oft when the white, still dawn lifted the skies and pushed the hills apart, I have felt it like a glory in my heart."
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Heart, Dawn, Glory)

"Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out."
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Soul, Victory, Defeat, Glory, May)

"It's important to address young people in the reopening of New Orleans. In rebuilding, let's revisit the potential of American democracy and American glory."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: People, American, Democracy, Glory, Potential)

"An insatiable appetite for glory leads to sacrifice and death, but innate instinct leads to self-preservation and life."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Life, Death, Sacrifice, Appetite, Glory, Instinct, Self)

"Just as he who gives his life to serve a great idea is admirable, he who avails himself of a great idea to serve his personal hopes of glory and power is abominable, even if he too risks his life."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Life, Power, Idea, Glory)

"Glory comes too late, after one as been reduced to ashes."
- Marcus Valerius Martial
(Related: Glory)

"Glory paid to our ashes comes too late."
- Marcus Valerius Martial
(Related: Glory)

"Chaperons, even in their days of glory, were almost never able to enforce morality; what they did was to force immorality to be discreet. This is no small contribution."
- Judith Martin
(Related: Morality, Force, Glory)

"I find it next to impossible to remain politely silent when people prate to me about the glory of being given another chance to live happily ever after!"
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: People, Being, Chance, Glory)

"The glory of the old Irish nation, which in our hour will grow young and strong again. Should we fail, the country will not be worth more than it is now. The sword of famine is less sparing than the bayonet of the soldier."
- Thomas F. Meagher
(Related: Country, Famine, Glory, Irish, Nation, Now, Old, Will, Worth)

"By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Music, Nature, God, Feet, Fire, Glory, Reading, Sky, Trees, World)

"To dance is to be out of yourself. Larger, more beautiful, more powerful. This is power, it is glory on earth and it is yours for the taking."
- Agnes de Mille
(Related: Power, Dance, Earth, Glory)

"The American flag, Old Glory, standing tall and flying free over American soil for 228 years is the symbol of our beloved country. It is recognized from near and afar, and many lives have been lost defending it."
- Jeff Miller
(Related: American, Country, Flying, Glory, Old, Symbol, Years)

"Surely a King who loves pleasure is less dangerous than one who loves glory?"
- Nancy Mitford
(Related: Glory, Pleasure)

"The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it."
- Moliere
(Related: Glory, Overcoming)

"Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever."
- Thomas Moore
(Related: Glory, Obscurity)

"Surely the glory of journalism is its transience."
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Related: Glory, Journalism)

"He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it."
- Hector Hugh Munro
(Related: Life, Christianity, Fact, Glory)

"My greatest happiness is to serve my gracious King and Country and I am envious only of glory; for if it be a sin to covet glory I am the most offending soul alive."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Happiness, Soul, Country, Glory, Sin)

"I cannot, if I am in the field of glory, be kept out of sight: wherever there is anything to be done, there Providence is sure to direct my steps."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Glory, Providence)

"I think most artists create out of despair. The very nature of creation is not a performing glory on the outside, it's a painful, difficult search within."
- Louise Berliawsky Nevelson
(Related: Nature, Artists, Creation, Despair, Glory)

"Do you really believe that the Lord Jesus Christ, the Lord of glory, plans to be a loser in history?"
- Gary North
(Related: History, Christ, Glory)

"Just the other day I pulled out this old cassette of Ragged Glory and I popped it into my cassette player and I was digging it. They were just a great rock and roll band, one that presents the song ahead of everything else - there's no grand idea or concept behind it."
- Krist Novoselic
(Related: Idea, Day, Glory, Old, Song)

"But the Wisdom of God, which is His only-begotten Son, being in all respects incapable of change or alteration, and every good quality in Him being essential, and such as cannot be changed and converted, His glory is therefore declared to be pure and sincere."
- Origen
(Related: Change, Wisdom, Quality, Son, God, Being, Glory)

"Some wars have been due to the lust of rulers for power and glory, or to revenge to wipe out the humiliation of a former defeat."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: Power, Defeat, Glory, Lust, Revenge)

"A woman's greatest glory is to be little talked about by men, whether for good or ill."
- Pericles
(Related: Men, Glory, Woman)

"We've had drive-by shootings. I've been spat on, slapped, shot at. One guy tried to stab me with a broken beer bottle. But the way we look at it, if people do the worst they can, we'll still wake up in glory."
- Troy Perry
(Related: People, Beer, Glory)

"They who grasp the world, The Kingdom, and the power, and the glory, Must pay with deepest misery of spirit, Atoning unto God for a brief brightness."
- Stephen Phillips
(Related: God, Power, Glory, Misery, Spirit, World)

"If success attends my steps, honor and glory await my name-if defeat, still shall it be said we died like brave men, and conferred honor, even in death, on the American Name."
- Zebulon Pike
(Related: Success, Death, Men, American, Defeat, Glory, Honor, Name)

"It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors."
- Plutarch
(Related: Glory)

"I'll always be chasing you... Glory."
- Sidney Poitier
(Related: Glory)

"Dr. Johnson has said that the chief glory of a country arises from its authors. But then that is only as they are oracles of wisdom; unless they teach virtue, they are more worthy of a halter than of the laurel."
- Jane Porter
(Related: Wisdom, Virtue, Country, Glory)

"I am climbing a difficult road; but the glory gives me strength."
- Sextus Propertius
(Related: Strength, Glory, Road)

"No rival will steal away my sure love; that glory will be my gray hair."
- Sextus Propertius
(Related: Love, Glory, Hair, Will)

"The glory of my name increases my shame. Less known by mortals, I could better escape their eyes."
- Jean Racine
(Related: Eyes, Glory, Name, Shame)

"If any imagine from the literary tone of the preceding remarks that we are indifferent to the radical movement for the benefit of the masses which is the crowning glory of the nineteenth century, they will soon discover their egregious mistake."
- George Ripley
(Related: Mistake, Glory, Literary, Radical, Will)

"To turn water into wine, and what is common into what is holy, is indeed the glory of Christianity."
- Frederick William Robertson
(Related: Christianity, Glory, Water, Wine)

"If I'd been able to put the collection together in one go, say over two years, we'd have had a special team, most wouldn't stay. One or two glory seasons and they were off. To them, the north-east was too far out. They wanted to be with the big hitters."
- Bryan Robson
(Related: Glory, Seasons, Years)

"See that you buy the field where the Pearl is; sell all, and make a purchase of salvation. Think it not easy: for it is a steep ascent to eternal glory: many are lying dead by the way, slain with security."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Lying, Salvation, Security)

"Grace tried is better than grace, and more than grace; it is glory in its infancy."
- Samuel Rutherford
(Related: Glory, Grace)

"The glory that goes with wealth is fleeting and fragile; virtue is a possession glorious and eternal."
- Sallust
(Related: Virtue, Wealth, Glory, Possession)

"Whatever course you have chosen for yourself, it will not be a chore but an adventure if you bring to it a sense of the glory of striving."
- David Sarnoff
(Related: Adventure, Glory, Sense, Will)

"The whole world knows that His glory has not been spread by force and weapons, but by poor fishermen."
- Girolamo Savonarola
(Related: Fishermen, Force, Glory, Poor, Weapons, World)

"To be ambitious of true honor, of the true glory and perfection of our natures, is the very principle and incentive of virtue."
- Walter Scott
(Related: Virtue, Glory, Honor, Perfection)

"Only on paper has humanity yet achieved glory, beauty, truth, knowledge, virtue, and abiding love."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Love, Beauty, Truth, Knowledge, Virtue, Glory, Humanity)

"Americans, particularly after World War II, tended to romanticize war because in World War II our cause was the cause of humanity, and our soldiers brought home glory and victory, and thank God that they did. But it led us to romanticize it to some extent."
- Neil Sheehan
(Related: Home, War, God, Victory, Americans, Cause, Glory, Humanity, Soldiers, World, World war)

"You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft."
- Alan Shepard
(Related: History, Talent, Ability, Being, Fame, Glory)

"I am tired and sick of war. Its glory is all moonshine. It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, for vengeance, for desolation. War is hell."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, Blood, Glory, Hell, Vengeance)

"There's many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory but it is all hell."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, Glory, Hell, Today)

"There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, Boys, Glory, Hell, Today)

"Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light."
- Beverly Sills
(Related: Glory, Light, Sense, Sun, World)

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it for the first time or the last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory."
- Betty Smith
(Related: Time, Earth, First, Glory, Will)

"Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war, and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state, it is an army with banners."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: War, Army, Despair, Football, Games, Glory, State)

"At an expense trifling indeed, compared to what she frequently spends upon unprofitable contests, she might place the moral world on a new foundation, and to rise the pinnacle of moral glory."
- John Strachan
(Related: Glory, World)

"In the literature of France Moliere occupies the same kind of position as Cervantes in that of Spain, Dante in that of Italy, and Shakespeare in that of England. His glory is more than national - it is universal."
- Lytton Strachey
(Related: EnglFrance, Glory, Italy, Literature, Shakespeare, Spain)

"Interest is the spur of the people, but glory that of great souls. Invention is the talent of youth, and judgment of age."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Age, Talent, People, Glory, Interest, Invention, Judgment, Youth)

"Glory to Man in the highest! For Man is the master of things."
- Algernon Charles Swinburne
(Related: Glory, Man)

"Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man."
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
(Related: Love, Contempt, Glory, Man)

"There's no glory like those who save their country."
- Alfred Lord Tennyson
(Related: Country, Glory)

"The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it."
- Thucydides
(Related: Vision, Danger, Glory)

"Language... has created the word "loneliness" to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word "solitude" to express the glory of being alone."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Being, Glory, Language, Pain, Word)

"Our language has wisely sensed the two sides of being alone. It has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone. And it has created the word solitude to express the glory of being alone."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Being, Glory, Language, Loneliness, Pain, Solitude, Word)

"Loneliness expresses the pain of being alone and solitude expresses the glory of being alone."
- Paul Tillich
(Related: Being, Glory, Loneliness, Pain, Solitude)

"I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven."
- Harriet Tubman
(Related: Glory, Gold, Heaven, Sun, Trees)

"The fleet sailed to its war base in the North Sea, headed not so much for some rendezvous with glory as for rendezvous with discretion."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: War, Discretion, Glory, Sea)

"An affair wants to spill, to share its glory with the world. No act is so private it does not seek applause."
- John Updike
(Related: Act, Applause, Glory, World)

"There is no greater glory than love, nor any great punishment than jealously."
- Lope de Vega
(Related: Love, Glory, Punishment)

"I was taught that the human brain was the crowning glory of evolution so far, but I think it's a very poor scheme for survival."
- Kurt Vonnegut
(Related: Survival, Evolution, Glory, Poor)

"The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived."
- Bernard De Voto
(Related: Earth, Glory)

"To morrow, I believe, is to be an eclipse of the sun, and I think it perfectly meet and proper that the sun in the heavens, and the glory of the Republic should both go into obscurity and darkness together."
- Benjamin F. Wade
(Related: Darkness, Glory, Obscurity, Sun)

"I don't expect you'll hear me writing any poems to the greater glory of Ronald and Nancy Reagan."
- Robert Penn Warren
(Related: Glory, Poems, Writing)

"Thus was the King and the Lord of glory judged by man's judgment, when manifest in flesh: far be it from any of his ministers to expect better treatment."
- George Whitefield
(Related: Glory, Judgment, Man, Treatment)

"Simplicity is the glory of expression."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Expression, Glory, Simplicity)

"The art of art, the glory of expression and the sunshine of the light of letters, is simplicity."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Art, Expression, Glory, Letters, Light, Simplicity)

"A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than the metaphysics of books."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Books, Metaphysics)

"Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it."
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
(Related: Soul, Glory, May, Windows, World)

"You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: God, People, Glory, Nothing, World)

"This is the artist, then, life's hungry man, the glutton of eternity, beauty's miser, glory's slave."
- Tom Wolfe
(Related: Beauty, Life, Artist, Eternity, Glory, Glutton, Man, Miser)

"Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Clouds, Forgetfulness, Glory, Sleep)

"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Strength, Glory, Nothing, Now, Sight, Will)

"You that would judge me, do not judge alone this book or that, come to this hallowed place where my friends' portraits hang and look thereon; Ireland's history in their lineaments trace; think where man's glory most begins and ends and say my glory was I had such friends."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: History, Friends, Glory, Ireland, Man, Portraits)

"Think where mans glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Friends, Glory)

"And say my glory was I had such friends."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Friends, Glory)

"We rise in glory as we sink in pride."
- Andrew Young
(Related: Glory, Pride)

"Deep down, I'm a Texas girl looking for that big romance every girl dreams about. Biologically, I look forward to being a cornerstone of a family. I'll be in my glory when I have a child on my knee."
- Renee Zellweger
(Related: Dreams, Family, Romance, Being, Deep, Glory)

"Now, of course, the great thing about the solar system as a frontier is that there are no Indians, so you can have all the glory of the myth of the American westward expansion without any of the guilt."
- Sarah Zettel
(Related: American, Glory, Guilt, Myth, Now)