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|Samuel Butler's 2 Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan. |
GALEAZZO CIANO (1903-44), Italian Fascist leader. Diario I9J9-J94J(1946).
entry for 1 Sept. 1942 President Kennedy is quoted as having made the same
remark in the ...
|Such philosophy is no substitute for victory” 1941 “Face the Facts” (editorial), |
New Republic 104: 650: “A combatant who fights bravely but without adequate ...
Success (Victory) has many (a hundred) fathers, but failure (defeat) is an orphan.
|When Kennedy was asked the source of the hundred-fathers expression, he told |
an aide, “Oh, I don't know; it's just an old saying.” Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
cites a 1942 use by Count Galeazzo Ciano, in The Ciano Diaries: “As always,
victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan. ... audience that the war in
Vietnam was “the first in which defeat has a thousand fathers and victory is an
|... after the Bay of Pigs debacle) was: “There's an old saying that victory has a |
hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan. ... and Foreign Minister, in his Diaries (
published 1946): “As always, victory finds a hundred fathers but defeat is an
|As a third-party, right-wing presidential candidate in 1968, he didn't come close to |
winning, but did get 9.9 million votes. ... The New York Times [June 3, 1999]
There's an old saying that victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.
|success is never final died the proverb in his Devil's Dictionary (1911): “Strike |
while your employer has a big contract. ... prevent a fall A minor check may
prevent greater disaster: It was an unfortunate setback, but we must remember
that a stumble may prevent a fall. ... Variant of this proverb: victory has a hundred
fathers and defeat is an orphan. success is never final You cannot afford to relax
your efforts ...
|After the fiasco, President Kennedy said, "Victory has a hundred fathers, but |
defeat is an orphan." But wasn't Kennedy himself disinheriting the child? Surely
this disaster had a hundred fathers, too: both Kennedy brothers, and the CIA, for
|Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan, said President John F. |
Kennedy when shouldering blame for the debacle at the Bay of Pigs in 1961. The
aftermath of Germany's victory over France in 1940 certainly validated the first
|2324 I have never accepted what many people have kindly said, namely that I |
have inspired the nation. It was the nation ... CIANO Count Galeazzo 1903 -1944
2341 Diary Victory has a hundred fathers, but defeat is an orphan. C.IARi)! lohn ...
|We think he has long ago answered this question for himself: his answer is, "No, |
JFK would not have tolerated a Third World ... for mistakes regarding the war in
Iraq, JFK told the press, "Victory has a hundred fathers, but defeat is an orphan .