President Lincoln chose to fight a bloody and unpopular war because he believed the enemy had to be defeated. He was right.
I don't think you should feel guilty about pleasure. Defeats the purpose.
I don't believe we are supposed to go through life defeated and not having enough money to pay our bills or send our kids to college.
When people are around us, they should leave better off than they were previously. Rather than feeling discouraged or defeated, people should feel challenged and inspired after spending any time with you and me.
We remain united with the British, and our allies around the world, in our resolve to defeat terrorism and bring those who commit these acts to justice.
Washington's defeat in 1754 was followed by active military preparations on both sides.
Acting and the industry of making movies is beautiful, but it's so exhausting and such hard work; if you don't absolutely 100% want to do something, it defeats the purpose.
As soon as you concern yourself with the 'good' and 'bad' of your fellows, you create an opening in your heart for maliciousness to enter. Testing, competing with, and criticizing others weaken and defeat you.
In some circumstances, the refusal to be defeated is a refusal to be educated.
War is a defeat for humanity.
Back of every mistaken venture and defeat is the laughter of wisdom, if you listen.
But I believe we must not allow feelings of defeat to take root in our hearts.
Very little changed fundamentally, except that the proud German soldier had turned into a defeated bundle of misery and the great German army had disintegrated.
Fear nothing but what thy industry may prevent; be confident of nothing but what fortune cannot defeat; it is no less folly to fear what is impossible to be avoided than to be secure when there is a possibility to be deprived.
I have defeated this earthworm with my words. Imagine what I would have done with my fire breathing fists.
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