31 Defeat Quotes

31 Defeat Quotes

Let these defeat quotes encourage you not to be defeated. Wise words to inspire and motivate you to be all that you can be.

  1. Two words that bring only personal or professional defeat are ‘if only’ and ‘someday’. The two most powerful words that can keep you down, keep you from getting what you desire from life. Byron Pulsifer, What Is Procrastination
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  2. If you allow challenges to defeat you then you will not enjoy the adventure! On the other hand, though, if life’s challenges are perceived as stepping stones, as learning experiences, your chances for success and happiness are greatly increase. Catherine Pulsifer, Life An Adventure
  3. Words are power tools that can build and encourage…. We have all been hurt and even defeated by words spoken in anger or words rising out of a wounded and bitter heart. Mary Southerland
    Words of Encouragement
  4. When we go through a losing streak in life, and we have been defeated on multiple occasions over the same path we have chosen continuously, I believe it’s time to change strategies and approach things differently.” Akanbi Adedamola, Channeling The Power of A Small Win
  5. Take a good look at your failure, and then say with gritty determination, “You’re not going to keep me down! I may be defeated, but I’m not giving up!” Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills
  6. There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Og Mandino
  7. History has demonstrated that the most notable winners usually encountered heartbreaking obstacles before they triumphed. They won because they refused to become discouraged by their defeats. B. C. Forbes
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  8. Failure is ceasing to try! Tis accepting defeat Edgar A. Guest

  9. Failure is ceasing to try!
    “Tis accepting defeat
    Edgar A. Guest, Failure
    Motivational Poems
  10. You may feel defeated, you may experience loss, you may be discouraged, but does that mean you have failed. Catherine Pulsifer
  11. But what appeared to be a defeat was actually the greatest victory of all. In his death, Jesus defeated sin. On Easter morning, death too was defeated. Eugene H. Peterson, The Message of Easter
  12. Failure is never the end unless you admit defeat. Defeat is a state of mind and is not a state of victory.Byron Pulsifer, Discouraged, Downtrodden, and Anguish
  13. When we allow bad times to linger too long in our minds, they become more than just a feeling of defeat. They become a season of discouragement. Jerry Grillo, 7 Strategis Prayers You Should Pray When Feeling Discouraged
  14. This week, whatever you may be facing, remember that in three short days, the disciples and family of Christ went from hopelessness to hopeful – from devastation to celebration, from defeat to victory! Because of the cross and the tomb, you have a hope in Christ! Sheri Easter
  15. To give up is to invite complete defeat. Giving up contributes to an ultimate defeat of the personality. It tends to develop a defeat psychology. Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, You Can If You Think You Can
    Giving Up
  16. Learn to celebrate your successes and acknowledge your defeats, but then move on to the next opportunity and challenge. Stedman Graham
  17. Never talk defeat. Use words like hope, belief, faith, victory. Norman Vincent Peale
  18. Hate can never defeat love when that love is exercised in the power of the One whose nature is love. The light of God’s love will dispel the darkness.Sammy Tippit, The Approaching Darkness
    God’s Love
  19. Defeat happens only to those who refuse to try again. Nick Vujicic

  20. Defeat happens only to those who refuse to try again. Nick Vujicic
  21. Temporary defeat never spells total failure;
    one victory never assures permanent success.
    William Arthur Ward, Success
    Success Poem
  22. Fear makes us look for someone to blame, throw up our hands in defeat, and give in to a victim mentality. Faith chooses to face the challenge with hope in a brighter tomorrow.Penny Hunt, Bounce, Don’t Break
  23. Time is a master worker that heals the wounds of temporary defeat, and equalizes the inequalities and rights the wrongs of the world. Napoleon Hill
  24. The more you talk about negative things in your life, the more you call them in. Speak victory not defeat. Joel Osteen
  25. Rather than admitting defeat and giving up, you need to look at what you have learned and used that information to continue moving forward.Catherine Pulsifer, Failure Is A Golden Opportunity
    Moving Forward
  26. Learn a word from a win, but learn a whole book from a defeat.M.K. Soni
  27. I contend that not only can you laugh at adversity, but it is essential to do so if you are to deal with setbacks without defeat. Allen Klein
  28. Don’t let obstacles stand in your way; learn to view failures as an opportunity to find out what works and what doesn’t work; develop the inner attitude of patience, persistence, and perseverance; and, defeat your own procrastination through action not dreaming. Catherine Pulsifer
  29. Every witness will rejoice at the work God did. This is God’s goal for you. This is your inheritance: more victory than defeat, more joy than sadness, more hope than despair. Max Lucado
    God’s Grace
  30. To courageously straighten up again after our heads have been bowed by defeat, disappointment and suffering is a supreme test of character. Wilferd Peterson
  31. Being angry, anxious, defeated, and depressed are not God's plans for you. Robert E. Baines Jr
    Being angry, anxious, defeated, and depressed are not God’s plans for you. Robert E. Baines Jr., Negative People
  32. When defeat overtakes a man, the easiest and most logical thing to do is to QUIT. That is exactly what the majority of men do. Napoleon Hill
    Never Quit
  33. If you continually doubt, you usually end up talking yourself out of success. The biggest mistake we can make is to doubt our own abilities. Don’t let doubt defeat you!Catherine Pulsifer

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