A Quote by George Eliot on cowardice, defeat, losing, and winning
Any coward can fight a battle when he's sure of winning, but give me the man who has pluck to fight when he's sure of losing. That's my way, sir; and there are many victories worse than a defeat.
Source: Mr. Dempster, in Janet's Repentance, ch. 8, 1857.
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