Quotes about triumph
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triumph Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about triumph
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“A twisted dagger of smoke drifted up from the gun barrel. Fallen on one knee he groped for the bullet, sickened as it moved, and fell over as the forest flew upward, and she, making muted noises of triumph and despair, danced on her toes around the stricken hero.”
Bernard Malamud
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The Natural
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Harriet Bird
Roy Hobbs
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smoke
shooting guns
falling
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despair
heroes
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“Enjoy thy triumph; soon or late thou’lt find Thou art an enemy to thyself.”
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“Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that, in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot.”
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“A gifted human player could always triumph over the game’s AI, because software couldn’t improvise.”
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“Maybe it was good that the world forgot every lesson, every good and bad memory, every triumph and failure, all of it dying with each generation. Perhaps this cultural amnesia spared them all. Perhaps if they remembered everything, hope would die instead.”
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“If . . . one cannot change a situation that causes his suffering, he can still choose his attitude.”
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“After so recent a triumph over British despots, after such torrents of blood and treasure have been spent, after involving ourselves in the distresses of an arduous war, and incurring such a debt for the express purpose of asserting the rights of humanity; it is truly astonishing that a set of men among ourselves should have the effrontery to attempt the destruction of our liberties. ”
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“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. I felt fear more times than I can remember, but I hid it, a mask of boldness. The brave man is not to he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.”
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″... the music of the pearl was shrilling with triumph in Kino.”
Kino
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music
pearls
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