What is victory?

  • (noun): A successful ending of a struggle or contest.
    Example: "The general always gets credit for his army's victory"
    Synonyms: triumph

Some articles on victory:

Victory, Minneapolis - History
... The Victory neighborhood was once home to the many factory and mill workers of north Minneapolis in the early 20th century ... After World War I, the city named Victory Memorial Parkway and built upon it a memorial to all local soldiers who died in the World Wars ... many of the surrounding neighborhoods, Victory residents enjoy a low crime rate and a higher standard of living ...

Famous quotes containing the word victory:

    The obscure only exists that it may cease to exist. In it lies the opportunity of all victory and all progress. Whether it call itself fatality, death, night, or matter, it is the pedestal of life, of light, of liberty and the spirit. For it represents resistance—that is to say, the fulcrum of all activity, the occasion for its development and its triumph.
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel (1821–1881)

    In social halls a favored guest
    In years that follow victory won,
    How sweet to feel your festal fame
    In woman’s glance instinctive thrown:
    Repose is yours—your deed is known,
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    It is a conquest when we can lift ourselves above the annoyances of circumstances over which we have no control; but it is a greater victory when we can make those circumstances our helpers,—when we can appreciate the good there is in them. It has often seemed to me as if Life stood beside me, looking me in the face, and saying, “Child, you must learn to like me in the form in which you see me, before I can offer myself to you in any other aspect.”
    Lucy Larcom (1824–1893)