Found 153 quotes starting with V:

Victory belongs to the most persevering.
– Napoleon BonaparteRate it:
Victory goes to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.
– Savielly Grigorievitch TartakowerRate it:
Victory is a good wine; defeat is a good university!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Victory is a political fiction.
– AnonymousRate it:
Vietnam is a jungle. You had jungle warfare. Kuwait, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, you have sand. [There is no need to worry about a protracted war because] from a historical basis, Middle East conflicts do not last a long time.
– Dan Quayle, 10/2/90 (reported in Esquire, 8/92)Rate it:
View the problem as an opportunity to grow.
– J. Willard MarriottRate it:
Viewed as a whole, a forest radiates beauty, serenity and safety. Viewed from within, misplaced focus reaps the fabricated chaos of trees.
– Richard GuerryRate it:
Viewed from the summit of reason, all life looks like a malignant disease and the world like a madhouse.
– Johann von GoetheRate it:
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him
– Clark MousakasRate it:
Vigilance helps grow a person character
– Sabata Stoffel MosehleRate it:
Vigny, more secretAs if in his tower of ivory, retired before noon.N.B. Vigny refers to Comte de Vigny, who locked himself in an ivory tower to work without the influences of man and desire.
– Charles Augustin Sainte-BeauveRate it:
Vigorous let us be in attaining our ends, and mild in our method of attainment.
– Lord NewboroughRate it:
Vigorous writing is concise.
– William Jr. StrunkRate it:
Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.
– William Strunk Jr., Elements of StyleRate it:
Vile deeds like poison weeds bloom well in prison air, it is only what is good in man, that wastes and withers there.
– Oscar Wilde, The Ballad of Reading GaolRate it:
Village is an idea; universe is an idea! If you cannot create an idea bigger than your village you live in, you remain inside your village; if we cannot create an idea greater than this universe, we remain inside this universe
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Vinyl is definitely growing, and will continue to grow. But I think there's a ceiling," says Andres Santo Domingo, the co-founder of the label Mexican Summer. "I don't think it'll ever become the prevalent format. I think it'd be crazy to think that.
– Andrés Santo DomingoRate it:
Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create. They don't know how to use their energy creatively so they do the opposite and destroy.
– Anthony BurgessRate it:
Violence commands both literature and life, and violence is always crude and distorted.
– Ellen GlasgowRate it:
Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent, and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
– Arthur Conan DoyleRate it:
Violence is the diplomacy of the incompetent.
– Isaac Asimov, Prelude to Foundation, said by Hari SeldonRate it:
Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent.
– Isaac AsimovRate it:
Violence is the tool of the barbarian; aggression is the method of the primitive; bloodshed is the way of the savage; cruelty is the manner of the brutish! To be called as a ‘civilised,’ man must be peaceable!
– Mehmet Murat ildanRate it:
Violence is the way stupid people try to level the playing field.
– John Gregory Dunne, Nothing LostRate it:
Violence is unnecessary and costly. Peace is the only way.
– Julius K. NyerereRate it:

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