65 Banner Quotes On Success In Life

These banner quotes will inspire you. A banner can be a flag or other piece of cloth bearing a symbol, logo, slogan, or other messages.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging banner quotes, banner sayings, and banner proverbs.

Best Banner Quotes

  1. “True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.” ~ Erich Segal
  2. “Sectional football games have the glory and the despair of war, and when a Texas team takes the field against a foreign state, it is an army with banners.” ~ John Steinbeck
  3. “Don’t make me angry. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry.” ~ Bill Bixby
  4. “So I will go as far as I can into rock and roll carrying my Christian banner.” ~ Cliff Richard
  5. “As far as carrying the American banner, you just do what’s right for the kids.” ~ Dennis Farina

  6. “One of my earliest memories… I knew three full verses of the Star-Spangled Banner when I was seven or eight years old. And one of the nuns discovered this phenomenon and I was actually sent around from classroom to classroom to do the whole thing.” ~ Dave Van Ronk
  7. “Carry out the republican principle of universal suffrage, or strike it from your banners and substitute ‘Freedom and Power to one half of society, and Submission and Slavery to the other.'” ~ Ernestine Rose
  8. “The nation demands a movement which has written upon its banner the internal and external national freedom that it will act as if it were the spiritual, social and political conscience of the nation.” ~ Franz von Papen
  9. “May the United Nations ever be vigilant and potent to defeat the swallowing up of any nation, at any time, by any means-by armies with banners, by force or by fraud, by tricks or by midnight treachery.” ~ Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
  10. “Look, we play the Star-Spangled Banner before every game. You want us to pay income taxes, too?” ~ Bill Veeck

  11. “In many of the things that people do, they themselves are the center of attention, but they inscribe some other name on their banner.” ~ Abdolkarim Soroush
  12. “We then came to the Soviet Union. One day we were walking and carrying our banner and distributing a few leaflets in Russian to people, and we met two women on the road.” ~ Satish Kumar
  13. “When Ronald Reagan was elected I was on a bus traveling with a band in France. I wrote a little arrangement of The Star-Spangled Banner in a minor key.” ~ Carla Bley
  14. “In a higher phase of communist society… only then can the narrow horizon of bourgeois right be fully left behind and society inscribe on its banners: from each according to his ability, to each according to his needs.” ~ Karl Marx
  15. “I sometimes feel that more lousy dishes are presented under the banner of pate than any other.” ~ Kingsley Amis

  16. “We tried many times before to speed on the social revolution in Spain; attempted to stir up the feelings of the people and to raise the banner of Libertarian Communism.” ~ Federica Montseny
  17. “It’s good to meet you, Dr. Banner. Your work on anti-electron collisions is unparalleled. And I’m a huge fan of the way you lose control and turn into an enormous green rage monster.” ~ Joss Whedon
  18. “Oh, say can you see by the dawn’s early light What so proudly we hailed as the twilight’s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars thru the perilous fight O’er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there. Oh, say does that star-spangled banner yet wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?” ~ Francis Scott Key
  19. “And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave,
    O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.” ~ Francis Scott Key
  20. “The human race is a race of cowards, and I am not only marching in that procession but carrying a banner.” ~ Mark Twain

  21. “Our major universities are now stuck with an army of pedestrian, toadying careerists, Fifties types who wave around Sixties banners to conceal their record of ruthless, beaver-like tunneling to the top.” ~ Camille Paglia
  22. “It is a fact that under equal conditions, large-scale battles and whole wars are won by troops which have a strong will for victory, clear goals before them, high moral standards, and devotion to the banner under which they go into battle.” ~ Georgy Zhukov
  23. “Instead of friends, I see in Washington only mortal enemies. Instead of loving the old flag of the stars and stripes, I see in it only the symbol of murder, plunder, oppression, and shame.” ~ Rose O’Neal Greenhow
  24. “Theirs is the banner in my hand. And I wish I had the power to tell them that the despair of their hearts was not to be final, and their night was not without hope. For the battle they lost can never be lost. For that which they died to save can never perish. Through all the darkness, through all the shame of which men are capable, the spirit of man will remain alive on this earth. It may sleep, but it will awaken. It may wear chains, but it will breakthrough. And man will go on. Man, not men. ~Equality 7-2521 (as Prometheus), pgs 103-104” ~ Ayn Rand
  25. “Great leaders are always out front with a banner, instead of behind with a whip.” ~ John Wooden

  26. “The messages on our banners in 1979 – freedom, opportunity, family, enterprise, ownership – are now inscribed on the banners in Leipzig, Warsaw, Budapest, and even Moscow.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  27. “Friends come and go but banners hang forever.” ~ Kobe Bryant
  28. “I take with me the conscience of defeat as a victory banner.” ~ Fernando Pessoa
  29. “The Son of God goes forth to war, A kingly crown to gain; His blood-red banner streams afar: Who follows in His train? Who best can drink his cup of woe, Triumphant over pain, Who patient bears his cross below, He follows in His train.” ~ Reginald Heber
  30. “Wear it Like a banner For the proud? Not like a shroud.” ~ Langston Hughes

  31. “Earth and sea merged, the sea tossed itself in the air in a fantastic dance, into the shapes of men and horses and tattered banners. I stood in the lee of an overhanging rock and thought of many things.” ~ Knut Hamsun
  32. “They fell, but o’er their glorious grave Floats free the banner of the cause they died to save.” ~ Francis Marion Crawford
  33. “I carry my awareness of defeat like a banner of victory.” ~ Fernando Pessoa
  34. “The man who can face vilification and disgrace, who can stand up against the popular current, even against his friends and his country when he know he is right, who can defy those in authority over him, who can take punishment and prison and remain steadfast-that is a man of courage. The fellow whom you taunt as a ‘slacker’ because he refuses to turn murderer-he needs courage. But do you need much courage just to obey orders, to do as you are told, and to fall in line with thousands of others to the tune of general approval and the Star-Spangled Banner?” ~ Alexander Berkman
  35. “I play to lift a city, and raise a banner.” ~ Prince Fielder

  36. “Their own souls rose and cried
    Alarum when they heard the sudden wail
    Of stricken freedom and along the gale
    Saw her eternal banner quivering wide.” ~ John Le Gay Brereton
  37. “Malcolm X envisions a broad-based pluralistic united front, which is spearheaded by the Nation of Islam, but mobilizing integrationist organizations, non-political organizations, civic groups, all under the banner of building black empowerment, human dignity, economic development, political mobilization.” ~ Manning Marable
  38. “Hope and Memory have one daughter and her name is Art, and she has built her dwelling far from the desperate field where men hang out their garments upon forked boughs to be banners of battle. O beloved daughter of Hope and Memory, be with me for a while.” ~ William Butler Yeats
  39. “Return to Shaoshan I regret the passing, the dying, of the vague dream: my native orchards thirty-two years ago. Yet red banners roused the serfs, who seized three-pronged lances when the warlords raised whips in their black hands. We were brave and sacrifice was easy and we asked the sun, the moon, to alter the sky. Now I see a thousand waves of beans and rice and am happy. In the evening haze heroes are coming home.” ~ Mao Zedong
  40. “My fellow Americans: Major combat operations in Iraq have ended. In the battle of Iraq, the United States and our allies have prevailed.” ~ George W. Bush

  41. “Without country, you have neither name, token, voice, nor rights, no admission as brothers into the fellowship of the Peoples. You are the bastards of Humanity. Soldiers without a banner, Israelites among the nations, you will find neither faith nor protection; none will be sureties for you. Do not beguile yourselves with the hope of emancipation from unjust social conditions if you do not first conquer a Country for yourselves.” ~ Giuseppe Mazzini
  42. “Ruin seize thee, ruthless king! Confusion on thy banners wait! Though fann’d by Conquest’s crimson wing, They mock the air with idle state.” ~ Thomas Gray
  43. “I’ve always had a fondness for that satirical, Terry Gilliam – Esque evil corporate megastructure, the kind of business that hangs banners that say making your life better as it throws kittens into the gears.” ~ Chris Hardwick
  44. “We decided it here. Ilyich [Lenin] believed that we shouldn’t leave the Whites a live banner to rally around, especially under the present difficult circumstances.” ~ Yakov Sverdlov
  45. “What we are trying to do at Virgin is not to have one enormous company in one sector under one banner, but to have two hundred or even three hundred separate companies. Each company can stand on its own feet and, in that way, although we’ve got a brand that links them, if we were to have another tragedy such as that of 11 September – which hurt the airline industry – it would not bring the whole group crashing down.” ~ Richard Branson
  46. “Either I will come back after hoisting the Tricolor, or I will come back wrapped in it, but I will be back for sure.” ~ Vikram Batra

  47. “The orange sky is rolling across the sky like a severed head, gentle light glimmers in the ravines among the clouds, the banners of the sunset are fluttering above our heads. The stench of yesterday’s blood and slaughtered horses drips into the evening chill.” ~ Isaac Babel
  48. “Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation. Then conquer we must, for our cause it is just, And this be our motto: “In God is our trust.” And the star-spangled banner forever shall wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  49. “Like all the other arrivals to the tournament, Hank had erected a banner in front. It was a long, tapering pennant with a blue and red circular design in the center and the words GO CUBS! on both sides. Interesting,” said Hugo. “What does it mean?” It was a gift from Sam,” Hank explained as they entered the tent. “He said it used to represent Triumph over Adversity, but now better represents Impossible Quests and Lost Causes.” I think I preferred not knowing that,” said Hugo. Hank grinned. “You’re a Sox fan too, hey?” ~ James A. Owen
  50. “It is those who have this imperative demand for the best in their natures, and who will accept nothing short of it, that holds the banners of progress, that set the standards, the ideals, for others.” ~ Orison Swett Marden
  51. “When Mutti and Vati came in I didn’t speak to them. I just unfurled the CAT MOLESTERS banner I had made.” ~ Louise Rennison

  52. “Think of the glory. Think of your reputation. Think how great it’ll look on your next resume.” On my cenotaph, you mean. Nobody will be able to collect enough of my scattered atoms to bury. You going to cover my funeral expenses, son?” Splendidly. Banners, dancing girls, and enough beer to float your coffin to Valhalla.” – Miles coaxing Ky Tung to agree to an almost suicidal mission” ~ Lois McMaster Bujold
  53. “Why must I cling to the customs and practices of a particular country forever, just because I happened to be born there? What does it matter if its distinctiveness is lost? Need we be so attached to it? What’s the harm if everyone on earth shares the same thoughts and feelings if they stand under a single banner of laws and regulations? What if we can’t be recognized as Indians anymore? Where’s the harm in that? No one can object if we declare ourselves to be citizens of the world. Is that any less glorious?” ~ Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay
  54. “Whosoever will list himself under the banner of Christ, must, in the first place and above all things, make war upon his own lusts and vices. It is in vain for any man to usurp the name of Christian, without holiness of life, purity of manners, benignity, and meekness of spirit.” ~ John Locke
  55. “We have brands spending ungodly amounts of money on print, television, outdoor radio, programmatic banner ads, website takeovers. Garbage. When I say garbage, they work-ish. They’re just so overpriced. I don’t know what else to say. I do not believe that it is worth the hundreds of thousands of dollars in distribution and hundreds of thousands of dollars in cost to make one 30-second video to tell a 29-year-old woman that your soap is great, in a world where she is not going to consume that commercial.” ~ Gary Vaynerchuk
  56. “Children are a battle of a different sort. … A battle without banners or warhorns but no less fierce.” ~ George R. R. Martin

  57. “The land of the free – we’ve got an army marching around the world under the banner of freedom, and yet, we are the most un-free society, in terms of institutions of the deprivation of liberty, of incarceration. The incidents of incarceration is higher in the United States than elsewhere in the world.” ~ Glenn Loury
  58. “And here, over the portals of my fort, I shall cut in the stone the word which is to be my beacon and my banner. The word which will not die should we all perish in battle. The word which can never die on this earth, for it is the heart of it and the meaning and the glory. The sacred word: EGO” ~ Ayn Rand
  59. “O! thus be it ever, when freemen shall stand Between their loved home and the war’s desolation! Blest with victory and peace, may the heav’n rescued land Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation. Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just, And this be our motto: ‘In God is our trust.’ And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!” ~ Francis Scott Key
  60. “Hackberry Holland’s greatest fear was his fellow man’s propensity to act collectively, in militaristic lockstep, under the banner of God and country. Mobs did not rush across town to do good deeds, and in Hackberry’s view, there was no more odious taint on any social or political endeavor than universal approval.” ~ James Lee Burke
  61. “I’m a star, no spangled banner” ~ Drake

  62. “Workers – men and women – of all countries, place yourselves under the banner of the Fourth International. It is the banner of your approaching victory!” ~ Leon Trotsky
  63. “In the ’60s we fought for peace when the Vietnam war was on. We were against the cops and against the politicians, and there was a lot of waving banners and all that. And I think in a way, just as they were enjoying that machoism of war, we were enjoying the machismo of being anti-war, you know?” ~ Yoko Ono
  64. “Hail to St. Aegolius Our Alma Mater. Hail, our song we raise in praise of thee Long in the memory of every loyal owl Thy splendid banner emblazoned be. Now to thy golden talons Homage, we’re bringing. Guiding symbol of our hopes and fears Hark to the cries of eternal praises ringing Long may we triumph in the coming years. – The Owls of St. Aegolius” ~ Kathryn Lasky
  65. “Well, now If little by little you stop loving me I shall stop loving you Little by little If suddenly you forget me Do not look for me For I shall already have forgotten you If you think it long and mad the wind of banners that passes through my life And you decide to leave me at the shore of the heart where I have roots Remember That on that day, at that hour, I shall lift my arms And my roots will set off to seek another land” ~ Pablo Neruda

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