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Quotation by Galeazzo Ciano
Victory has a hundred fathers but defeat is an orphan.
Galeazzo Ciano (1903–1944), Italian Fascist leader. journal entry, Sept. 9, 1942. Diario 1939-1943 (1946).
President Kennedy is credited with the same comment in the wake of the Bay of Pigs invasion, April 1961.
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