Defeat Quotes

Real courage is when you know you’re licked before you begin, but you begin anyway and see it through no matter what. (“To Kill a Mockingbird”)

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.

The only way you can keep someone in the gutter is to get down there with them.

Up a tree.

All washed up.

Victory has hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.

Defeat isn’t bitter if you don’t swallow it.

Once bitten, twice shy.

For want of a nail the kingdom was lost.

For when the One Great Scorer comes to mark against your name, He writes not that you won or lost but how you played the Game.