A popular poem from the late nineteenth century by the English author William Ernest Henley. Invictus is Latin for “unconquered.” The speaker in the poem proclaims his strength in the face of adversity:
My head is bloody, but unbowed....
I am the master of my fate;
I am the captain of my soul.
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Cressida caught the royal press pack by surprise when she showed up at The Invictus Games last week.Harry And Cressida’s Secret Date So Are They Back Together?|Tom Sykes|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Prince Harry today turned out to support the first day of selection for the Invictus Games for wounded servicemen and women.
You had the luxury of playing the late, great Nelson Mandela in Invictus.Morgan Freeman on God, Satan, and How the Human Race Has ‘Become A Parasite’|Marlow Stern|January 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or perhaps you recognize him from Flags of Our Fathers, Gran Torino, or Invictus.Scott Eastwood Is More Than Just Clint’s Smokin’ Hot Son|Anna Klassen|September 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is more Changeling than Invictus, as far as director Eastwood is concerned.'The Descendants,' 'The Muppets,' and Other Thanksgiving Movies to See or Skip|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The spirit of such men as he, and of such nations as his beloved Belgium, is well expressed in Henley's now famous "Invictus."Lest We Forget|John Gilbert Thompson
A paper was found one morning on the door of Montrose's lodgings bearing the inscription, Invictus armis verbis vincitur.Montrose|Mowbray Morris
The passive participle of contemno has the sense of an adjective in -bilis, like invictus and many others.Cato Maior de Senectute|Marcus Tullius Cicero
Satis vixi; invictus enim morior—I have lived enough; I die unvanquished.
"Invictus" is the characteristic epithet of the solar divinities.The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism|Franz Cumont