Glory Proverbs

By | June 14, 2017

Sayings about Glory

Glory is the shadow of virtue. ~ Latin Proverbs

The heavens declare the glory of God, and the earth shows his handiwork. ~ Bible

Merit and glory never adorn a nightcap. ~ Chinese Proverb

When glory comes, memory departs. ~ French Proverbs

Unless what we do is useful, glory is vain. ~ Latin Proverb

The glory of young men is their strength, and the beauty of old men is their gray head. ~ Bible

The glory of ancestors should not prevent a man winning glory for himself. ~ Serbian Proverbs

There’s no glory without sacrifice. ~ Filipino Proverbs

Popularity is the small change of glory. ~ French Proverb

Never rely on the glory of the morning or the smiles of your mother-in-law. ~ Japanese Proverbs

Quotations about Glory

Glory is high renown, praise and honor obtained by notable achievements, and based in extensive common consent. ~ An ecrept from Wikipedia (External link for further reading)

Saying about Glory

Love exalts as much as glory does. ~ Juliette Drouet

All glory comes from daring to begin. ~ Eugene F. Ware

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 T. Cicero

There’s no glory like those who save their country. ~ Lord Alfred Tennyson

It is indeed a desirable thing to be well-descended, but the glory belongs to our ancestors. ~ Plutarch

A Victory without danger is a triumph without glory. ~ Pierre Corneille

Every man must be content with that glory which he may have at home. ~ Boethius

Politics is a profession where the paths of glory lead but to the gravy. ~ Billy Boy Franklin

The glory of each generation is to make its own precedents. ~ Belva Lockwood

The deed is everything, the glory is naught. ~ Goethe

True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

For glory gives herself only to those who have always dreamed of her. ~ Charles De Gaulle

The greatest Glory of a free-born People is to transmit that Freedom to their Children. ~ William Havard

True glory lies in noble deeds. ~ Author Unknown

Glory is the child of peril. ~ Tobias G. Smollett

The fire of glory is the torch of the mind. ~ Author Unknown

We exaggerate the glory of some men in order to detract from that of others. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone. ~ Paul Tillich

Glory paid to our ashes comes too late. ~ Marcus Valerius Martial

The glory of friendship is not in the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is in the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

There is no greater glory than love, nor any greater punishment than jealously. ~ Lope de Vega

I glory in this world of men and women, torn with troubles, yet living on to love and laugh through it all. ~ Carl Sandburg

Love of glory can only create a great hero; contempt of glory creates a great man. ~ Charles Maurice De Talleyrand

The paths of glory lead but to the grave. ~ Thomas Gray

The chief glory of every people arises from its authors. ~ Samuel Johnson

All honor to him who shall win the prize. The world has cried for a thousand years. But to him who tries and fails and dies, I give great honor and glory and tears. ~ Joaquin Miller

Real glory springs from the silent conquest of ourselves. ~ Joseph P. Thompson

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory; but boys, it is all hell. ~ William T. Sherman

There is a glory in a great mistake. ~ Nathalia Crane

Thought is great and swift and free, the light of the world, the chief glory of man. ~ Bertrand Russell

We are all motivated by a keen desire for praise, and the better a man is, the more he is inspired by glory. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

Glory is largely a theatrical concept. There is no striving for glory without a vivid awareness of an audience. ~ Eric Hoffer

To conquer without risk is to triumph without glory. ~ Pierre Corneille

I have lived long enough to satisfy both nature and glory. ~ Julius Caesar

The glory of a nation and an age is always the work of a few great persons, and it disappears with them. ~ Baron Grimm

You can’t appreciate home till you’ve left it, money till it’s spent your wife till she’s joined a woman’s club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town. ~ Henry O. Porter

And they who for their country die shall fill an honored grave, for glory lights the soldier’s tomb, and beauty weeps the brave. ~ Joseph Drake

Work is not man’s punishment! It is his reward and his strength, his glory and his pleasure. ~ George Sand

Think where man’s glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends. ~ William Butler Yeats

Sudden glory is the passion which makes those grimaces called laughter. ~ Thomas Hobbes

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. ~ William Cowper

Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow. ~ Marcus T. Cicero

The medals don’t mean anything and the glory doesn’t last. It’s all about your happiness. The rewards are going to come, but my happiness is just loving the sport and having fun performing. ~ Jackie Joyner-Kersee

And say my glory was I had such friends. ~ William Butler Yeats

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 Baldwin

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected. ~ Jonathan Edwards

I have touched the highest point of all my greatness, and from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting. ~ William Shakespeare

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

Military glory — the attractive rainbow that rises in showers of blood. ~ Abraham Lincoln

Let authors write for glory and reward. The truth is well paid when she is sung and heard. ~ James J. Corbett

I will not by the noise of bloody wars and the dethroning of kings advance you to glory: but by the gentle ways of peace and love. ~ Thomas Traherne

Glory comes too late, after one has been reduced to ashes. ~ Marcus Valerius Martial

Keep us, Lord, so awake in the duties of our calling that we may sleep in thy peace and wake in thy glory. ~ John Donne

The nearest way to glory is to strive to be what you wish to be thought to be. ~ Socrates

True glory consists in doing what deserves to be written; in writing what deserves to be read; and in so living as to make the world happier and better for our living in it. ~ Pliny the Elder

Glory is like a circle in the water, which never ceaseth to enlarge itself, till, by broad spreading, it disperse to naught. ~ William Shakespeare

Love of glory, fear of shame, greed for fortune, the desire to make life agreeable and comfortable, and the wish to depreciate others — all of these are often the causes of the bravery that is spoken so highly of by men. ~ Francois De La Rochefoucauld

Who tracks the steps of glory to the grave? ~ Lord Byron

Valor, glory, firmness, skill, generosity, steadiness in battle and ability to rule — these constitute the duty of a soldier. They flow from his own nature. ~ Bhagavad Gita

We rise in glory as we sink in pride. ~ Andrew Young

The love of glory gives an immense stimulus. ~ Ovid

Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Boasting of glory does not make glory, and singing in the dark does not dispel fear. ~ King Hussein

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever. ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. ~ Confucius

Avoid shame but do not seek glory — nothing so expensive as glory. ~ Sydney Smith

The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it. ~ Epicurus

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