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glory Quotes

28 of the best book quotes about glory
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“A lifetime of glory is worth a moment of pain.”
Laura Hillenbrand
author
Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
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Pete Zamperini
character
sacrifice
glory
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“She gazed at him with touched and troubled eyes. ‘Is that all?...Isn’t there something over and above earthly things—some more glorious meaning to one’s life and activities?‘”
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“Arms, and the man I sing, who, forc’d by fate, And haughty Juno’s unrelenting hate, Expell’d and exil’d, left the Trojan shore. Long labors, both by sea and land, he bore, And in the doubtful war, before he won The Latian realm, and built the destin’d town; His banish’d gods restor’d to rites divine, And settled sure succession in his line, From whence the race of Alban fathers come, And the long glories of majestic Rome.”
Virgil
author
war
history
glory
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“My fatal course is finish’d; and I go, A glorious name, among the ghosts below.”
Virgil
author
Dido
character
death
fame
glory
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“Even those who had at first disapproved of what was being done catching the general confidence, they determined on a vigorous conduct of the war, and welcomed Brasidas with all possible honours, publicly crowning him with a crown of gold as the liberator of Hellas; while private persons crowded round him and decked him with garlands as though he had been an athlete.”
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“In the nature of man, we find three principal causes of quarrel. First, competition; secondly, diffidence; thirdly, glory.”
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“When a woman rises up in glory, her energy is magnetic and her sense of possibility contagious.”
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“Trajan was ambitious of fame; and as long as mankind shall continue to bestow more liberal applause on their destroyers than on their benefactors, the thirst of military glory will ever be the vice of the most exalted characters.”
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“If an earnest person has roused himself, if he is not forgetful, if his deeds are pure, if he acts with consideration, if he restrains himself, and lives according to law,—then his glory will increase.”
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“But I will rise there with so full a glory That I will dazzle all the eyes of France, Yea, strike the Dauphin blind to look on us.”
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“My joy grows with every soul that seeks the glory of God in the face of Jesus Christ. Remember, you have one life. That’s all. You were made for God. Don’t waste it.”
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“Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.”
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“He is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in him.”
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“God created me—and you—to live with a single, all-embracing, all-transforming passion—namely, a passion to glorify God by enjoying and displaying his supreme excellence in all the spheres of life.”
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“I give thee sense divine. Have other eyes, new light! And, look! This is My glory, unveiled to mortal sight!”
Anonymous
author
Krishna
character
eyes
vision
glory
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“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him”
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“And even if I die in the act, that death will be a glory. I will lie with the one I love and loved by him”
Sophocles
author
Antigone
character
death
loyalty
glory
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“In 1995, Steve Wallace of the San Francisco 49ers became the first offensive lineman to sign a contract worth $10 million. The quarterback might still get all the glory. But the guy who watched his back would be moving into a bigger house.”
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“Where’s the glory in repeating what others have done?”
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“Let whoever can win glory before death. When a warrior is gone, that will be his best and only bulwark.”
Anonymous
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death
glory
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“The stars were thinning out; the glare of the Milky Way was dimming into a pale ghost of the glory he had known—and, when he was ready, would know again. He was back, precisely where he wished to be, in the space that men called real.”
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“And so he lived […] in apparent glory, honored by the world, but for all that usually in a melancholy mood, which grew increasingly so because no one was able to take it seriously.”
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“The greatness and glory of marriage is beyond our ability to think or feel without divine revelation and without the illumining and awakening work of the Holy Spirit.”
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″[Marriage is] about portraying something true about Jesus Christ and the way he relates to his people. It is about showing in real life the glory of the gospel.”
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“They say of some temporary suffering, ‘No future bliss can make up for it,’ not knowing that Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even that agony into a glory.”
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″ Men of his type so dread all deliberation that they glory in the practice of the instantaneous decision. They think they are saving themselves from irresolution; in reality they are sparing themselves the contemplation of all the consequences of their acts.”
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“Glory! Glory! And the enormous dragon, the bulldozer breathing smoke and pushing the great gums over- wandering about wherever it liked roaring and bellowing like a- well, like a bulldozer... you had to love Terkie a little bit for letting you see all that!”
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“A woman’s glory is her hair.”

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