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Glory Quotes

In order to get your fair share of glory, it is a must for you to put in the blood, sweat and tears required for it. Let’s consider the case of Michael Phelps, the champion swimmer, who took the sporting world by surprise with his feats at the Olympics. Do you think he achieved all the glory without putting in the hard work or without putting in those extra efforts that helped him get that much closer to his goals? Obviously not, and this only goes to show that in life, if you are looking for glory, magnificence and fame, nothing can get you there but hard work. Read on to come across famous quotations and sayings on glory and magnificence.

Vasyl Lomachenko

Nowadays, it's not more about the sport; it's about the business. All the boxers became businessmen, not boxers. They look just to get the money, not the glory.

Osama bin Laden

Victory and glory or misery and humiliation.

Salvador Dali

Liking money like I like it, is nothing less than mysticism. Money is a glory.


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

William Butler Yeats

Think where man's glory most begins and ends, and say my glory was I had such friends.

Harriet Tubman

I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such a glory over everything. The sun came up like gold through the trees, and I felt like I was in heaven.

William Wordsworth

That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.


The greater the difficulty the more glory in surmounting it. Skillful pilots gain their reputation from storms and tempests.

Al Gore

No matter how hard the loss, defeat might serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out.

Bruce Lee

Showing off is the fool's idea of glory.

Preity Zinta

If women want to be treated equally, then they can't ask for sops and whine about not being treated equally. All I'll say is no guts, no glory for men or women.


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

Napoleon Bonaparte

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.

William Wordsworth

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come.

George Washington Carver

God cannot use you as He wishes until you come into the fullness of His Glory. Do not get alarmed, my friend, when doubts creep in. That is old Satan. Pray, pray, pray.

Walter Scott

One crowded hour of glorious life is worth an age without a name.

Kenneth Branagh

The glory of 70mm is the sharpness of the image it offers.

Pedro Pascal

I had a really hard time in Orange County. I was a nerd. I was watching foreign cinema when I was 13 and talking about how 'Hope and Glory' should be a foreign film.

Time Hope Cinema
Walt Whitman

Simplicity is the glory of expression.

I was a complete unknown when I did 'Karate Kid.' I'd just done a pilot for a TV show called 'Call to Glory.' And I sat down with John Avildsen and brought still pictures from the show. I brought pictures! At that point, I would've been happy to be in a dog-food commercial.

Julius Caesar

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

Kim Jong-un

The year 2015 was a year of gigantic struggle, which is adorned with meaningful events and eye-opening successes, a year of victory and glory, in which socialist Korea fully demonstrated its prestige and might.

William Blake

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

Forgiveness Religion
Eddie Van Halen

I never dreamt of being a musician for my livelihood. I certainly never would have wanted to be in the business that I'm in, meaning the fame and the glory, the glitter, the rock star, the famous part.

George H. W. Bush

The glory of being a carrier pilot has certainly worn off.

Sophia Bush

I think it's easy for people to assume that fame is equal to glory, but it can be a very isolating experience.

James Baldwin

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.

Joseph Addison

To be perfectly just is an attribute of the divine nature; to be so to the utmost of our abilities, is the glory of man.

Leonardo da Vinci

The human bird shall take his first flight, filling the world with amazement, all writings with his fame, and bringing eternal glory to the nest whence he sprang.

John Adams

The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.

Luis Suarez

There are only three million people in Uruguay, but there is such hunger for glory: you'll do anything to make it; you have that extra desire to run, to suffer. I can't explain our success, but I think that's a reason.

People Success
Chris Evans

What do I geek out about? What am I? Hmmm. I love movies. I watch movies. I like big, sweeping epics, like Ed Zwick stuff: 'The Last Samurai,' 'Legends of the Fall,' 'Blood Diamond,' 'Glory.'

Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.

Vince Lombardi

The real glory is being knocked to your knees and then coming back. That's real glory. That's the essence of it.

Vince Lombardi

Teamwork is what the Green Bay Packers were all about. They didn't do it for individual glory. They did it because they loved one another.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Nick Foles

All glory to God.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

There's no glory like those who save their country.

John David Washington

I knew every one of my father's lines in 'Glory' - I broke the VHS tape - but I hid my love of acting to make it as my own man.

Morgan Freeman

I don't know what my favorite film of mine is... But I think the most important film I was in was 'Glory'.

Charles Baudelaire

In literature as in ethics, there is danger, as well as glory, in being subtle. Aristocracy isolates us.

Chris Pine

I think we just live in a time of the selfie. So there's a sense that everyone's uniqueness and importance on this planet should be displayed and reveled in, and that there's kind of a piece of glory for everyone.

William Butler Yeats

And say my glory was I had such friends.

Narendra Modi

The world may be driven by the same ancient impulses. We will continue to see human struggles and successes. We will witness human glory and tragedies.

Kim Jong-un

Songun is a proud tradition of the Korean revolution which was pioneered by Comrade Kim Il Sung and led by him and Comrade Kim Jong Il and the banner of victory and glory.

Marcus Aurelius

Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without natural ability.

James Baldwin

The noblest spirit is most strongly attracted by the love of glory.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The deed is everything, the glory is naught.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

I have found out in later years that we were very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it then.

Maya Angelou

Everybody born comes from the Creator trailing wisps of glory. We come from the Creator with creativity. I think that each one of us is born with creativity.

Edinson Cavani

I am an athlete for Christ. That's why I play for Him, to give Him glory, to thank Him for giving me the ability to play football.

Mahatma Gandhi

Glory lies in the attempt to reach one's goal and not in reaching it.

Cory Booker

People who get comfortable in their spirit miss what they were created for. They were created to magnify the glory of the world.

There are three things that can destroy a preacher, the glory, the gold, and the girls.

The marvel of heaven and earth, of time and eternity, is the atoning death of Jesus Christ. This is the mystery that brings more glory to God than all creation.