Covering Richard Nixon's triumphant run in 1968 turned out to be my last major assignment as a general correspondent for CBS News. In September of that year, '60 Minutes' made its debut and I began the best, the most fulfilling job a reporter could imagine. Mike Wallace
Atheism is aristocratic; the idea of a great Being that watches over oppressed innocence and punishes triumphant crime is altogether popular. Maximilien Robespierre
The librarian must be the librarian militant before he can be the librarian triumphant. Melvil Dewey
There have been low moments before, but Christianity is an incredibly adaptable organism, using different parts of its repertoire to mutate into new ecological niches, yet preserving intact its story of grace, of love improbably triumphant. Francis Spufford
Nothing energizes me more than to burrow myself under a pile of received wisdom and emerge triumphant with the truth. Timothy Noah