History Quotes / PyrrhicVictory

2nd Apr '16 3:33:48 AM AnotherEpicFail
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->''We "won" in so far as we just beat the [[OurMagesAreDifferent Traditions]] to the hearts and and minds (and [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney wallets]] and [[WrittenByTheVictors schools]]) of the [[{{Muggles}} populace]]. They're still out there, and we're still out there, and both groups are having a hell of a time with [[JustBeforeThe End all the shit that's come down on our heads lately]]. "Won" is such a stretch. We "won" the Ascension War much like [[TropeNamer Pyrrhus]] won.''

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->''We "won" in so far as we just beat the [[OurMagesAreDifferent Traditions]] to the hearts and and minds (and [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney wallets]] and [[WrittenByTheVictors schools]]) of the [[{{Muggles}} populace]]. They're still out there, and we're still out there, and both groups are having a hell of a time with [[JustBeforeThe End [[JustBeforeTheEnd all the shit that's come down on our heads lately]]. "Won" is such a stretch. We "won" the Ascension War much like [[TropeNamer Pyrrhus]] won.''
2nd Apr '16 3:33:31 AM AnotherEpicFail
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->''We "won" in so far as we just beat the [[OurMagesAreDifferent Traditions]] to the hearts and and minds (and [[ScrewTheRulesIHaveMoney wallets]] and [[WrittenByTheVictors schools]]) of the [[{{Muggles}} populace]]. They're still out there, and we're still out there, and both groups are having a hell of a time with [[JustBeforeThe End all the shit that's come down on our heads lately]]. "Won" is such a stretch. We "won" the Ascension War much like [[TropeNamer Pyrrhus]] won.''
-->--''TabletopGame/MageTheAscension - Iteration X'' (Revised)
9th Mar '16 3:03:12 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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-->--'''FlorenceAndTheMachine''', "Queen of Peace"

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-->--'''FlorenceAndTheMachine''', -->--'''Music/FlorenceAndTheMachine''', "Queen of Peace"
27th Jan '16 3:48:58 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''{{ComicBook/Darkseid}},''' ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' [[spoiler: right before he murders Dan Turpin out of spite]]

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-->-- '''{{ComicBook/Darkseid}},''' ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' [[spoiler: right before he murders Dan Turpin out of spite]]
29th Nov '15 7:23:08 PM Awesomekid42
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-->--'''Stein after defeating [[BigBad Medusa]]''', [[Manga/SoulEater]]

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-->--'''Stein after defeating [[BigBad Medusa]]''', [[Manga/SoulEater]]
[[Manga/SoulEater Soul Eater]]
29th Nov '15 7:22:49 PM Awesomekid42
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->To stop Kishin from resurrecting, we anxiously kept on attacking. But we never thought about what would happen after you knew Kishin was resurrected for certain...that moment when you felt a sense of accomplishment, you showed a weak point. What irony. I won because of Kishin. But Kishin resurrected. I lost in the end.
-->--'''Stein after defeating [[BigBad Medusa]]''', [[Manga/SoulEater]]
22nd Nov '15 4:13:46 PM nombretomado
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-->-- [[OldMaster Seba]], ''TheSagaOfDarrenShan''.

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-->-- [[OldMaster Seba]], ''TheSagaOfDarrenShan''.''Literature/TheSagaOfDarrenShan''.
15th Nov '15 11:54:49 AM nombretomado
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President Carter's negotiation of the Vietnam accords had been sharply criticized by, among others, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who said that the peace agreement "granted the Communists what they could not win on the battlefield" and predicted that Vietnamese leftists would now try to subvert the unified government of Vietnam from within. Among the critics was former governor RonaldReagan of California, who in 1980 would exploit anger over the pact in his successful run for the White House. \\

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President Carter's negotiation of the Vietnam accords had been sharply criticized by, among others, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, who said that the peace agreement "granted the Communists what they could not win on the battlefield" and predicted that Vietnamese leftists would now try to subvert the unified government of Vietnam from within. Among the critics was former governor RonaldReagan UsefulNotes/RonaldReagan of California, who in 1980 would exploit anger over the pact in his successful run for the White House. \\
18th Sep '15 3:41:36 PM nombretomado
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-->-- '''{{Darkseid}},''' ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' [[spoiler: right before he murders Dan Turpin out of spite]]

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-->-- '''{{Darkseid}},''' '''{{ComicBook/Darkseid}},''' ''SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' [[spoiler: right before he murders Dan Turpin out of spite]]
5th Jul '15 8:08:19 AM TheAndyman14
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->''His only son,\\
Cut down, but the battle won,\\
Oh, what is it worth,\\
When all that's left is hurt?''
-->--'''FlorenceAndTheMachine''', "Queen of Peace"
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