“War is a series of catastrophes which result in victory.” Georges Clemenceau (1841 to 1929) Also known as Father Victory and The Tiger. A statesman and journalist who was a dominant figure in the French Third Republic and, as premier (1917–20), a major contributor to the Allied victory in World War I and a framer… Read More
“Ubi concordia, ibi victoria.” “Where is the unity, there is the victory.” Publilius Syrus (85 to 43 BC) Publilius Syrus was a Latin mime writer contemporary with Cicero, chiefly remembered for a collection of versified aphorisms that were extracted by scholars from his mimes, probably in the 1st century AD.
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.” Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (1869 to 1948) Known as Mahatma Gandhi, he was an Indian lawyer, politician, social activist, and writer who became the leader of the nationalist movement against the British rule of India. As such, he came to… Read More
“Therefore a victorious army first wins and then seeks a battle; a defeated army first battles and then seeks victory.” Sun Tzu (400 BCE to 301 BCE) Sunzi, Wade-Giles romanisation Sun-tzu, also spelled Sun Tzu, personal name Sun Wu, (flourished 5th century BC), reputed author of the Chinese classic Bingfa (The Art of War), the… Read More
“Death can be experienced once, winning maybe more, but losing can happen all the time.” Ron Howard (1954 to Present) Ron Howard, byname of Ronald William Howard, is an American filmmaker who first achieved fame as a child actor and later became a respected director.
“You can no more win a war than you can win an earthquake.” Jeannette Rankin (1880 to 1973) Jeannette Rankin was the first woman member of the US Congress (1917-19 and 1941-43), a vigorous feminist and a lifetime pacifist and crusader for social and electoral reform.
“Confuse the enemy. Keep him in the dark on your intentions. Sometimes what seems a victory isn’t really a victory and sometimes a defeat isn’t really a defeat.” Unknown