Quotes and Sayings about Battle



"Were this not Texas, were there not a state where there were no protections at all and where the law was clear on that, I think CBS and Mary Mapes and Dan Rather and all of us had a very good chance of winning. So this is an ongoing battle about an issue of principle."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Winning, Battle, Chance, Law, State)

"Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Equality, Battle, Day, Deals, Eyes, Rights, Human rights, Key, Open, Patience, Republican, Will)

"It will always be a battle a day between those who want maximum change and those who want to maintain the status quo."
- Gerry Adams
(Related: Change, Battle, Day, Want, Will)

"After the Battle of Midway there was a week in a rest camp at Pearl Harbor."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Battle, Rest)

"The fact is that as soon as they reach Baghdad gates, we will besiege them and slaughter them. Until now they have refused to do battle with us. They are just going places. One can describe them as a boa: when it feels threatened, it runs to somewhere else."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Battle, Fact, Now, Will)

"Blair... is accusing us of executing British soldiers. We want to tell him that we have not executed anybody. They are either killed in battle, most of them get killed because they are cowards anyway, the rest they just get captured."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: Battle, Cowards, Rest, Soldiers, Want)

"It's so funny that people specify that year because in a way it was the biggest battle for me health wise."
- Brady Anderson
(Related: Funny, Health, People, Battle)

"I don't expect to win every battle but I think Fred Pierce has enough respect for me that I can go fight my battles and win my share."
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Battle, Fight, Respect)

"Let us go forward in this battle fortified by conviction that those who labour in the service of a great and good cause will never fail."
- Owen Arthur
(Related: Battle, Cause, Conviction, Service, Will)

"Developments in information technology and globalised media mean that the most powerful military in the history of the world can lose a war, not on the battlefield of dust and blood, but on the battlefield of world opinion."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: History, Technology, War, Blood, Information, Media, Military, Opinion, World)

"Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Love, War, Battle, End, Growing up)

"More history is made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills and proclamations."
- John Barth
(Related: History)

"The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields."
- Joe Barton
(Related: Men, Women, Birthday, Act, American, Democracy, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Nation, Symbol)

"The anguish of the neurotic individual is the same as that of the saint. The neurotic, the saint are engaged in the same battle. Their blood flows from similar wounds. But the first one gasps and the other one gives."
- Georges Bataille
(Related: Battle, Blood, First, Wounds)

"There's a battle between what the cook thinks is high art and what the customer just wants to eat."
- Mario Batali
(Related: Art, Battle, Customer)

"I sing what I sing."
- Kathleen Battle
"The question is not... if art is enough to fulfill my life, but if I am true to the path I have set for myself, if I am the best I can be in the things I do. Am I living up to the reasons I became a singer in the first place?"
- Kathleen Battle
(Related: Art, Life, First, Living, Question)

"Wynton and Christopher were really great experiences for me because they are both very gifted artists."
- Kathleen Battle
(Related: Artists)

"Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease."
- Sean Bean
(Related: Character, Confidence, Favorite, Fight, Prejudice, Will)

"The world's battlefields have been in the heart chiefly; more heroism has been displayed in the household and the closet, than on the most memorable battlefields in history."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: History, Heart, Heroism, World)

"I can still fit into my Battlestar Galactica costume!"
- Dirk Benedict
"Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul."
- Ezra Taft Benson
(Related: Soul, Will)

"Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not yield to the tongue."
- Ambrose Bierce
(Related: Battle, Tongue, Yield)

"By showing hunger, deprivation, starvation and brutality, as well as endurance and nobility, documentaries inform, prod our memories, even stir us to action. Such films do battle for our very soul."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Soul, Action, Battle, Endurance, Hunger, Memories, Nobility, Starvation)

"In my world, history comes down to language and art. No one cares much about what battles were fought, who won them and who lost them - unless there is a painting, a play, a song or a poem that speaks of the event."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: History, Art, Language, Painting, Play, Song, World)

"But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Loneliness, Mind, Old)

"Anyone who has ever looked into the glazed eyes of a soldier dying on the battlefield will think hard before starting a war."
- Otto von Bismarck
(Related: War, Dying, Eyes, Will)

"During my six years with them Dr Garnet Davey (subsequently Research Director) constantly supported me and, I have no doubt, fought many battles on my behalf to keep the initially controversial programme going."
- James W. Black
(Related: Doubt, Research, Years)

"This is now a global war on terror and, indeed, it is important, it is imperative that we win in the battles in Afghanistan and that we win in the battles in Iraq. And as the gentleman from Georgia has mentioned, this is not something that is going to be quick and easy."
- Marsha Blackburn
(Related: War, Afghanistan, Gentleman, Iraq, Now, Quick, Terror)

"This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism."
- Tony Blair
(Related: America, Battle, states, Terrorism, United, World)

"The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Chaos, Enemies, Will)

"Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Credit, Soldiers)

"When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field, they have all one rank in my eyes."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Battle, Eyes, Fire, Rank, Soldiers)

"Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Battle, Being, Conflict, Iraq, National security, Service)

"America's workers face a battle for their jobs. They are the finest workers in the world. American workers grow, harvest, and mine some of the world's highest quality and most plentiful raw materials."
- Kit Bond
(Related: Quality, America, American, Battle, Harvest, Jobs, Workers, World)

"The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil."
- Alain de Botton
(Related: War, Conflict, Land, Oil, Respect, Want, Water)

"America's fighting men and women sacrifice much to ensure that our great nation stays free. We owe a debt of gratitude to the soldiers that have paid the ultimate price for this cause, as well as for those who are blessed enough to return from the battlefield unscathed."
- Allen Boyd
(Related: Men, Women, Sacrifice, Gratitude, America, Cause, Debt, Fighting, Nation, Soldiers)

"Concentrated serum albumin fractionated from blood plasma was effective in battlefield treatment of shock."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Blood, Treatment)

"This is as true in everyday life as it is in battle: we are given one life and the decision is ours whether to wait for circumstances to make up our mind, or whether to act, and in acting, to live."
- Omar N. Bradley
(Related: Life, Decision, Act, Acting, Circumstances, Mind)

"You've got to stand up and do your own battles. My daddy taught me that a long time ago, that you fight your own battles. The only way to shut everybody up is to win."
- Terry Bradshaw
(Related: Time, Fight)

"We've always had a pretty competitive and pretty ferocious battle with British Airways... It's lasted now about 14 years, and we're very pleased to have survived it."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Battle, Now, Pretty, Years)

"If the Southeast represents the new battlefield in the war on meth, then Tennessee clearly is at ground zero."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: War)

"A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests."
- Aristide Briand
(Related: History, Battle, Conservation, Country, Heroism, Justice, Right, Troops)

"Your bat is your life. It's your weapon. You don't want to go into battle with anything that feels less than perfect."
- Lou Brock
(Related: Life, Battle, Want)

"Life - the way it really is - is a battle not between Bad and Good but between Bad and Worse."
- Joseph Brodsky
(Related: Life, Battle)

"The battle is on, and nothing less than the soul of America is at stake."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Soul, America, Battle, Nothing)

"I love to have battles of the wits with people that can dish fast and dirty - and it leads to problems occasionally, 'cause I can sound mean without attempting to be mean."
- Alton Brown
(Related: Love, People, Problems, Sound)

"The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too."
- Louise Brown
(Related: Women, Optimism, Battle, Daughters, Feminism, Passion, Worry)

"The last struggle for our rights, the battle for our civilization, is entirely with ourselves."
- William Wells Brown
(Related: Civilization, Battle, Rights, Struggle)

"It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell."
- Buddha
(Related: Victory, Angels, Heaven, Hell)

"When I was a boy, the Sioux owned the world. The sun rose and set on their land; they sent ten thousand men to battle. Where are the warriors today? Who slew them? Where are our lands? Who owns them?"
- Sitting Bull
(Related: Men, Battle, Land, Sun, Today, World)

"Trials by the adversarial contest must in time go the way of the ancient trial by battle and blood."
- Warren E. Burger
(Related: Time, Battle, Blood, Trials)

"One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then."
- John Burroughs
(Related: Battle, May, Philosophy)

"It is our conduct, our patriotism and belief in our American way of life, our courage that will win the final battle."
- Prescott Bush
(Related: Patriotism, Life, Belief, Courage, American, Battle, Will)

"When they write about real stuff like my custody battle, that's no fun. Some things have leaked out about accusations that have gone back and forth and that's just mean. It's a tactic."
- Dean Cain
(Related: Accusations, Battle, Fun)

"I know Quebecers don't want to relive old battles; they prefer to build for the future."
- Kim Campbell
(Related: Future, Old, Want)

"What is at a peak is certain to decline. He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy's doubts is invincible."
- Cao Cao
(Related: Battle, Enemy, Will)

"My understanding is that what was provided was general order of battle information, not operational intelligence. I certainly have no knowledge of US participation in preparing battle and strike packages and doubt strongly that that occurred."
- Frank Carlucci
(Related: Intelligence, Knowledge, Battle, Doubt, Information, Order, Participation, Understanding)

"War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: War, Battle, Fight, Quarrel)

"We had our first meeting yesterday, and we just laughed all the way through, so if we can bottle that, then I'll be happy. We just get on, and that's half the battle."
- Allan Carr
(Related: Battle, First, Meeting, Yesterday)

"These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror."
- Michael N. Castle
(Related: History, Patriotism, Character, Country, Heroes, Honor, Nation, Terror)

"Every pioneer and musician who could carry a musket went into the ranks. Even the sick and foot-sore, who could not keep up in the march, came up as soon as they could find their regiments, and took their places in line of battle, while it was battle, indeed."
- Joshua Chamberlain
(Related: Battle, March)

"If the Constitution is worth anything, if the Declaration of Independence is worth anything, if the boys who died on the field of battle did not die in vain, fair employment practices are correct and necessary."
- Dennis Chavez
(Related: Battle, Boys, Constitution, Independence, Worth)

"For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty."
- John Cheever
(Related: Beauty, Power, Battle, Grief, Prose, Rain)

"You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: People, Battle, Effort, Pleasure)

"Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter."
- Winston Churchill
"But I deal with this meditating and by understanding I've been put on the planet to serve humanity. I have to remind myself to live simply and not to overindulge, which is a constant battle in a material world."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Battle, Humanity, Understanding, World)

"Fighting wars is not so much about killing people as it is about finding things out. The more you know, the more likely you are to win a battle."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: People, Battle, Fighting, Killing)

"Whither depart the souls of the brave that die in the battle, Die in the lost, lost fight, for the cause that perishes with them?"
- Arthur Hugh Clough
(Related: Battle, Cause, Fight)

"A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love."
- Leonard Cohen
(Related: Love, Battle, Body, Woman)

"Take the first step, and your mind will mobilize all its forces to your aid. But the first essential is that you begin. Once the battle is startled, all that is within and without you will come to your assistance."
- Robert Collier
(Related: Battle, First, Mind, Will)

"Tennis was never work for me, tennis was fun. And the tougher the battle and the longer the match, the more fun I had."
- Jimmy Connors
(Related: Work, Battle, Fun, Tennis)

"I don't think I'm too thin at all. I understand when people say, 'Well your face gets gaunt,' but to get your bottom half to be the right size, your face might have to be a little gaunt. You choose your battles."
- Courteney Cox
(Related: People, Right)

"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Battle, Being, Day, Fight, Fighting, Night, World)

"I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Education, Battle, Civil rights, Public, Schools, Support)

"We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had."
- Tony Curtis
(Related: HusbSon, Daughter, People, Chance, Losing, Vice)

"You ask me if I will not be glad when the last battle is fought, so far as the country is concerned I, of course, must wish for peace, and will be glad when the war is ended, but if I answer for myself alone, I must say that I shall regret to see the war end."
- George Armstrong Custer
(Related: War, Peace, Battle, Country, End, Regret, Will)

"I would be willing, yes glad, to see a battle every day during my life."
- George Armstrong Custer
(Related: Life, Battle, Day)

"A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded."
- Tyne Daly
(Related: Battle)

"We've got to win this battle, and we will. We have to win the peace."
- Al D'Amato
(Related: Peace, Battle, Will)

"But when you get a bit older, and I hate to use the word, quite a bit more established, people take more notice and conducting becomes a great deal easier. You don't have battles like you had before."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: People, Hate, Word)

"Struggle is strengthening. Battling with evil gives us the power to battle evil even more."
- Ossie Davis
(Related: Power, Battle, Evil, Struggle)

"We must also recognize the new realities of modern warfare and the modern landscape of a battlefield."
- Susan Davis
"The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Legal, Battle, Community)

"I have traveled a long road from the battlefield to the peace table."
- Moshe Dayan
(Related: Peace, Road)

"I didn't know at the time that the energy that I was giving off was like a battle Emcee."
- Kool Moe Dee
(Related: Time, Battle, Energy, Giving)

"Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry."
- Democritus
(Related: Life, Success, Battle, Children, Worry)

"Remember that a painting - before it is a battle horse, a nude model, or some anecdote - is essentially a flat surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order."
- Maurice Denis
(Related: Battle, Order, Painting)

"The embattled gates to equal rights indeed opened up for modern women, but I sometimes think to myself; that is not what I meant by freedom, it is only social progress."
- Helene Deutsch
(Related: Women, Progress, Freedom, Rights)

"It is impossible to win the race unless you venture to run, impossible to win the victory unless you dare to battle."
- Richard M. DeVos
(Related: Victory, Battle, Race)

"I honestly believe that TV generally is obsessed with the ratings battle to the point of cutting its own throat."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Battle)

"Iraq is the central battleground in the war on terror. The terrorists certainly know what is at stake, which is why they are pulling out all the stops to derail our efforts there. They know that a free and democratic Iraq is a serious blow to their interests."
- Elizabeth Dole
(Related: War, Iraq, Terror)

"Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man."
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
(Related: Beauty, God, Heart, Devil, Fighting, Man)

"A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it."
- Frederick Douglass
(Related: Growth, Battle, Nation, Observation, Reflection)

"There is no French town in which the wounds inflicted on the battle-field are not bleeding."
- Georges Duhamel
(Related: Battle, Wounds)

"The greatest king of Israel, King David, the author of the Psalms, sent a man out to die in battle so that he could sleep with his wife."
- Robert Duvall
(Related: Wife, Battle, Israel, Man, Sleep)

"It's a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself."
- Dale Earnhardt
(Related: Battle, Ending, Trying)

"She represented the distilled essence of the battle between the sexes."
- Anne Edwards
(Related: Battle, Sexes)

"For the entire state of Georgia, having the premiere of Gone With the Wind on home ground was like winning the Battle of Atlanta 75 years late."
- Anne Edwards
(Related: Home, Winning, Battle, State, Wind, Years)

"There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Battle, Blood, Glory, Worth)

"Pessimism never won any battle."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Pessimism, Battle)

"The most terrible job in warfare is to be a second lieutenant leading a platoon when you are on the battlefield."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Job, Leading)

"In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Battle, Planning)

"When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Work, Politics, Battle, Chance)

"This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook."
- Larry Elder
(Related: Control, Battle, Emotion, Laws, Legislation, Logic, News, Passion, Reason)

"I cannot lead you into battle. I do not give you laws or administer justice but I can do something else - I can give my heart and my devotion to these old islands and to all the peoples of our brotherhood of nations."
- Elizabeth II
(Related: Heart, Battle, Brotherhood, Devotion, Islands, Justice, Laws, Nations, Old)

"Gore will not win a popularity contest, he will not win a personality contest, but he can win an idealogical battle, and he can win a battle of experience."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: Experience, Battle, Personality, Popularity, Will)

"It was appointed by law in Athens, that the obsequies of the citizens who fell in battle should be performed at the public expense, and in the most honorable manner."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Athens, Battle, Law, Public)

"That a great battle must soon be fought no one could doubt; but, in the apparent and perhaps real absence of plan on the part of Lee, it was impossible to foretell the precise scene of the encounter."
- Edward Everett
(Related: Absence, Battle, Doubt)

"When do you know you're insane? And when do you known you're sane? I think I treat a fine line between the two. It's a battle to function, but somehow I manage."
- Siobhan Fahey
(Related: Battle)

"The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing."
- William Falconer
(Related: Battle, Being, Circumstance, Order, Will)

"In the time of battle the hammocs, together with their bedding, are all firmly corded, and fixed in the nettings on the quarter-deck, or whereever the men are too much exposed to the view or fire of the enemy."
- William Falconer
(Related: Men, Time, Battle, Enemy, Fire)

"So long as large armies go to battle, so long will the air arm remain their spearhead."
- Cyril Falls
(Related: Battle, Will)

"I think the set looks great. It's kind of like Battlestar Galactica meets like the Italian furniture fair."
- Thom Filicia
"I am a spy in the house of me. I report back from the front lines of the battle that is me. I am somewhat nonplused by the event that is my life."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Life, Battle)

"No study is possible on the battlefield."
- Ferdinand Foch
(Related: Study)

"A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost."
- Ferdinand Foch
(Related: Battle, Will)

"World War II is the greatest drama in human history, the biggest war ever and a true battle of good and evil. I imagine writers will continue to get stories from it, and readers will continue to love them, for many more years."
- Ken Follett
(Related: Love, War, History, Battle, Drama, Evil, Will, World, World war, Writers, Years)

"Shiloh is a wonderfully dramatic battle. The leader of one side is killed, and the other one is going on to glory, and it was the first great battle. It lasted two days."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Leader, Battle, First, Glory)

"Our brave soldiers and support personnel are engaged in a battle as important as any the United States has ever before waged, for the success of democracy in Iraq is a crucial test of the ideals this Nation was founded upon."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: Success, Battle, Democracy, Ideals, Iraq, Nation, Soldiers, states, Support, United)

"Everyone needs to be proactive and know the various warning signs of cancer. Early detection and research to make detection easier at earlier stages, along with the treatments needs, is still a must. I salute all those winning the battle."
- Dennis Franz
(Related: Winning, Battle, Cancer, Needs, Research)

"The lessons that it teaches are fundamentally the lessons that all great battles teach That even the most carefully prepared plans often go wrong. That lucky breaks are very important."
- Otto Friedrich
(Related: Wrong)

"When you're in the battlefield, survival is all there is. Death is the only great emotion."
- Samuel Fuller
(Related: Death, Survival, Emotion)

"The story is also about the battle between Arthur and the Saxons. The Saxons were destroying everything they came across and Arthur was left when Rome was falling because this movie takes place in 400 A.D."
- Antoine Fuqua
(Related: Battle, Rome)

"Great, big, serious novels always get awards. If it's a battle between a great, big, serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Funny, Awards, Battle)

"On the contrary, woman is the best equipped fighting machine that ever went to battle."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Battle, Fighting, Machine, Woman)

"I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Death, Food, Heart, Country, Hunger)

"Yes, young men, Italy owes to you an undertaking which has merited the applause of the universe. You have conquered and you will conquer still, because you are prepared for the tactics that decide the fate of battles."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Men, Applause, Fate, Italy, Universe, Will)

"France has lost the battle but she has not lost the war."
- Charles de Gaulle
(Related: War, Battle, France)

"It was announced as a French victory by the French Minister of War. I did not see any sign of victory but only the retreat of the French forces engaged in the battle."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: War, Victory, Battle)

"From each one of them rose separate columns of smoke, meeting in a pall overhead, and through the smoke came stabbing flashes of fire as German shells burst with thudding shocks of sound. This was the front line of battle."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Battle, Fire, Meeting, Sound)

"While not widely reported, our victories in Iraq are plentiful. National elections, a democratic parliament and the drafting of a constitution are just some of the victories throughout this embattled country."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Constitution, Country, Elections, Iraq, Parliament)

"I had a very public battle with anorexia."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Battle, Public)

"You need fighters like me to battle, because frankly The New York Times and the Washington Post are not going to fight the fights that I do."
- Al Goldstein
(Related: Battle, Fight, Post, Washington)

"No one ever goes into battle thinking God is on the other side."
- Terry Goodkind
(Related: God, Battle, Thinking)

"Women are frightening. If you get to 41 as a man, you're quite battle-scarred."
- Hugh Grant
(Related: Women, Battle, Man)

"Actually, everything has been said in print... it's a battle of giants and it's something that Walt would say is none of your business - go right on and create the best you can."
- Joe Grant
(Related: Business, Battle, Giants, Right)

"In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Time, Battle)

"There's no such thing as a crowded battlefield. Battlefields are lonely places."
- Alfred M. Gray
(Related: Lonely)

"It is the old battle, between those who use a toothbrush and those who don't."
- Lady Gregory
(Related: Battle, Old)

"The German Emperor is ageing me; he is like a battleship with steam up and screws going, but with no rudder, and he will run into something some day and cause a catastrophe."
- Edward Grey
(Related: Ageing, Cause, Day, Will)

"Whenever in future wars the battle is fought, armored troops will play the decisive role."
- Heinz Guderian
(Related: Battle, Future, Play, Troops, Will)

"Constantly there's a credibility issue; you're judged on how you look. If you look good, people assume you aren't credible. It's a battle you'll always fight if you're on TV and a female."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: People, Battle, Credibility, Fight)

"Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms."
- Che Guevara
(Related: Death, Battle, May)

"Pakistan is both an ally in the war on terror, and in some sense, a battleground of the war on terror."
- Stephen Hadley
(Related: War, Sense, Terror)

"Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low moral, the battle is as good as lost."
- Douglas Haig
(Related: Battle)

"Many times I felt like I'd do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn't have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there'd be battles of egos."
- Ray Harryhausen
(Related: Film)

"So we're going to do a Battlestar Galactica themed bike and bring another one of the bikes."
- Noah Hathaway
"We had a showing of Battlestar in LA last week. I walked out the door and there were 50 people. I signed a ton of autographs. Other actors walked away without signing. These are the fans. I guess it depends. on who you are."
- Noah Hathaway
(Related: People, Actors, Fans)

"All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests."
- Nathaniel Hawthorne
(Related: Men, Life, Love, Battle, Fight)

"The real heroes were my good buddies who died during the battles."
- Ira Hayes
(Related: Heroes)

"The Wedding March always reminds me of the music played when soldiers go into battle."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Music, Wedding, Battle, March, Soldiers)

"Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Music, Battle, Soldiers, Weddings)

"I do not know if she was virtuous, but she was ugly, and with a woman that is half the battle."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Battle, Ugly, Woman)

"We are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of Nature has placed in our power... the battle, sir, is not to the strong alone it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave."
- Patrick Henry
(Related: Nature, Power, God, Battle)

"The stakes in conflict do not change. Battle determines who will control the wealth or its equivalent."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Change, Control, Wealth, Battle, Conflict, Will)

"We must wake up to the insane reality of our time. We are all irresponsible, unless we demand from the responsible decision makers that modern armaments must no longer be made available to people whose former battle axes and swords our ancestors condemned."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: Time, People, Decision, Battle, Reality)

"I don't believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any."
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Related: War, Conflict, Heroism, Solution)

"Everything is a battle with this band."
- Kenny Hickey
(Related: Battle)

"As the knight of the quill never ventured into the fight, and only snuffed the battle afar, he knew nothing accurately of battles, but managed to pick up a few real or supposed incidents from the wounded and from stragglers."
- Daniel H. Hill
(Related: Battle, Fight, Knight, Nothing)

"The battle is all over except the "shouting" when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Battle, May, Mind)

"The decision, therefore, lies here in the East; here must the Russian enemy, this people numbering two hundred million Russians, be destroyed on the battle field and person by person, and made to bleed to death ."
- Heinrich Himmler
(Related: Death, People, Decision, Battle, Enemy, Lies)

"In spite of certain distressing but isolated occurrences in the last battle, I certainly hoped that the Army would be in a position to continue to hold out."
- Paul von Hindenburg
(Related: Army, Battle)

"War consisteth not in battle only, or the act of fighting; but in a tract of time, wherein the will to contend by battle is sufficiently known."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: War, Time, Act, Battle, Fighting, Will)

"I knew that if the feat was accomplished it must be at a most fearful sacrifice of as brave and gallant soldiers as ever engaged in battle."
- John B. Hood
(Related: Sacrifice, Battle, Soldiers)

"After this urgent protest against entering into battle at Gettysburg according to instructions - which protest is the first and only one I ever made during my entire military career - I ordered my line to advance and make the assault."
- John B. Hood
(Related: Battle, Career, First, Military, Protest)

"Politics is about winning. If you don't win, you don't get to put your principles into practice. Therefore, find a way to win, or sit the battle out."
- David Horowitz
(Related: Politics, Winning, Battle, Practice, Principles)

"Christianity has always seemed to fight a losing battle against race."
- Charles Hamilton Houston
(Related: Christianity, Battle, Fight, Losing, Race)

"It's a battle to be seen in the world of advertisers and in the world of business as a serious force."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Business, Battle, Force, World)

"I knew Jimmy Dean. He tested for 'Battle Cry'. Paul Newman tested for 'Battle Cry'. I did nine tests to finally get that role."
- Tab Hunter
(Related: Tests)

"A man should never put on his best trousers when he goes out to battle for freedom and truth."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Truth, Battle, Freedom, Man)

"One should never put on one's best trousers to go out to battle for freedom and truth."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Truth, Battle, Freedom)

"Extremely strong, effective, tenacious, and powerful political networks can be built when you fight losing battles as well as when you win."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Fight, Losing)

"It was about this time that I began experiencing the beginnings of my battles with an anxiety disorder. We were touring a lot and there were some developing personal problems within the band."
- Jack Irons
(Related: Time, Anxiety, Beginnings, Disorder, Problems)

"If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword."
- Andrew Jackson
(Related: Battle, Legislation, Now, Separation, Will)

"Behind closed doors they had what were legendary battles I hear but when the doors opened there was absolute unity. Not a crack could be found. No separation whatsoever. They were locked together for the good of the community."
- Maynard Jackson
(Related: Community, Separation)

"Ronald Reagan's well documented final battles with Alzheimer's disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought."
- William L. Jenkins
(Related: Courage, Conviction, Disease, Public)

"Being over seventy is like being engaged in a war. All our friends are going or gone and we survive amongst the dead and the dying as on a battlefield."
- St. Jerome
(Related: War, Being, Dying, Friends)

"A good example of how it must have been is today's world of conducting, which is still utterly dominated by men, and the prejudice the few female conductors have to battle even today is astounding."
- Lara St. John
(Related: Men, Battle, Example, Prejudice, Today, World)

"The battle was first waged over the right of the Negro to be classed as a human being with a soul; later, as to whether he had sufficient intellect to master even the rudiments of learning; and today it is being fought out over his social recognition."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Soul, Battle, Being, First, Intellect, Learning, Right, Today)

"The Negro people of America... have cut our forests, tilled our fields, built our railroads, fought our battles, and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith, a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit, and an undivided loyalty ."
- Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
(Related: Faith, People, Heart, America, Loyalty, Spirit, Trials)

"Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Battle, Respect)

"There is still the feeling that women's writing is a lesser class of writing, that what goes on in the nursery or the bedroom is not as important as what goes on in the battlefield, that what women know about is a less category of knowledge."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Women, Knowledge, Class, Feeling, Writing)

"Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead."
- James Joyce
(Related: Obvious)

"There was a president imposed by Syria. Our battle... is to have a Lebanese president that we elect."
- Walid Jumblatt
(Related: Battle, President)

"The great Chinese classics have always said that it's better not to fight; that the clever man achieves his ends without violence; that a battle delayed is better than a battle fought."
- John Keegan
(Related: Battle, Fight, Man, Violence)

"Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought!"
- Helen Keller
(Related: War)

"I am, I think the only surviving member of the original Battle Creek church. The church was disbanded, with the exception of thirteen members, in 1870."
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Related: Church, Battle)

"By laughing at me, the audience really laughs at themselves, and realizing they have done this gives them sort of a spiritual second wind for going back into the battles of life."
- Emmett Kelly
(Related: Life, Spiritual, Wind)

"There are a lot of battles to face, and if I didn't have that religious core - that base to turn to - I would be truly lost."
- Moira Kelly
(Related: Religious)

"No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle."
- John F. Kennedy
(Related: America, Battle, Dying, Fighting, Race)

"The key battleground in the war on terrorism, therefore, is in the minds of the American public."
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Related: War, American, Key, Public, Terrorism)

"The flag that was the symbol of slavery on the high seas for a long time was not the Confederate battle flag, it was sadly the Stars and Stripes."
- Alan Keyes
(Related: Time, Battle, Slavery, Stars, Symbol)

"One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society... shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: War, Society, Vietnam)

"June 2005 is the five year anniversary of the debut of Battle Pope."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Battle, June)

"No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there's too much fraternizing with the enemy."
- Henry A. Kissinger
(Related: Battle, Enemy, Sexes, Will)

"There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success."
- Philip Knight
(Related: Life, Peace, Success, Work, Business, Battle, Chaos, Conflict, Key)

"Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win."
- Jonathan Kozol
"Suddenly, at about ten o'clock, a dull thud sounded somewhere far away from us, and simultaneously we saw a small white round cloud about half a mile ahead of us where the shrapnel had exploded. The battle had begun."
- Fritz Kreisler
(Related: Battle)

"I think people have to set up little battles. They have to demonize people whom they disagree with or feel threatened by. But it's the ideological framing of the debate that scares me."
- Barbara Kruger
(Related: People, Debate)

"I think they went with the idea that people know the story pretty much- knowing that he's going to take her when she's going to go with him. Also, the movie is really focused on Achilles and Hector and their battles."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: People, Idea, Pretty)

"When the principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day, then the battle is your calling, and peace has become sin. You must at the price of dearest peace lay your convictions bare before friend and enemy with all the fire of your faith."
- Abraham Kuyper
(Related: Faith, Peace, Friend, Battle, Day, Enemy, Fire, Principles, Sin)

"Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country."
- Marquis de Lafayette
(Related: Battle, Country, Humanity, Liberty, Now)

"All married couples should learn the art of battle as they should learn the art of making love. Good battle is objective and honest - never vicious or cruel. Good battle is healthy and constructive, and brings to a marriage the principles of equal partnership."
- Ann Landers
(Related: Art, Marriage, Love, Battle, Partnership, Principles)

"It is against this concept of the sovereign state, a state isolated by protectionism and militarism, that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle."
- Christian Lous Lange
(Related: Battle, Now, State)

"This is going to become a battle for access to your home and office plus mobility. It's about who can provide the biggest and least expensive and fastest pipe to your home and office and offer you a mobility feature."
- Steve Largent
(Related: Home, Battle, Office)

"You heard it from the heart, you saw it in their eyes. Then I got used to the fact that I couldn't feel my fingers and my feet. That for me was the essence of the battle."
- Jude Law
(Related: Heart, Battle, Eyes, Fact, Feet)

"Artistic temperament sometimes seems a battleground, a dark angel of destruction and a bright angel of creativity wrestling."
- Madeleine L'Engle
(Related: Creativity, Destruction, Temperament, Wrestling)

"We have much to be judged on when he comes, slums and battlefields and insane asylums, but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love."
- Madeleine L'Engle
(Related: Love, Illness, Result)

"When the civil rights battle was won, all the Jews and hippies and artists were middle class white people and all the blacks were still poor. Materially, not much changed."
- Jonathan Lethem
(Related: People, Artists, Battle, Civil rights, Class, Hippies, Middle class, Poor)

"We must fight and win the battle against terror overseas so we never have to fight it here at home."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Home, Battle, Fight, Terror)

"While tributes to Americans who had lost their lives in battle had been held in a number of towns across the nation, one of the more well-known stories about the beginnings of Memorial Day is the story about General John Logan."
- John Linder
(Related: Americans, Battle, Beginnings, Day, Nation)

"Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Goals, Winning, Battle, Effort, Memories, Night, Years)

"On the battlefield, the military pledges to leave no soldier behind. As a nation, let it be our pledge that when they return home, we leave no veteran behind."
- Dan Lipinski
(Related: Home, Military, Nation)

"They are more than men at the outset of their battles; at the end they are less than the women."
- Titus Livius
(Related: Men, Women, End)

"I firmly believe that any man's finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle - victorious."
- Vince Lombardi
(Related: Heart, Battle, Cause, Fulfillment, Lies, Man)

"My command, less than ten thousand, had found the battle on the Plank road in retreat, little less than a panic. In a few hours we changed defeat to victory, the broken divisions of the Third Corps rallying in their rear."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Victory, Battle, Defeat, Road)

"General Pickett, finding the battle broken while the enemy was still reinforcing, called the troops off."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Battle, Enemy, Troops)

"General Grant had no fixed plan of campaign beyond the general idea to avoid the strong defensive line occupied by General Lee behind Mine Run, and find a way to draw him out to open battle."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Idea, Battle, Open)

"Bad as was being shot by some of our own troops in the battle of the Wilderness, - that was an honest mistake, one of the accidents of war, - being shot at, since the war, by many officers, was worse."
- James Longstreet
(Related: War, Mistake, Accidents, Battle, Being, Troops, Wilderness)

"As full lines of battle could not be handled through the thick wood, I ordered the advance of the six brigades by heavy skirmish lines, to be followed by stronger supporting lines."
- James Longstreet
(Related: Battle, Wood)

"There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the skyscrapers' battle with the heavens that cover them."
- Federico Garcia Lorca
(Related: Battle, Nothing)

"I have always preferred conflict of individuals over the battle of extreme ideologies."
- Robert Ludlum
(Related: Battle, Conflict, Extreme)

"In my dreams I hear again the crash of guns, the rattle of musketry, the strange, mournful mutter of the battlefield."
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Dreams)

"All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year."
- Ann Macbeth
(Related: Battle, Film)

"I reject any path which rejects life, but I can't help loving Sufism because it sounds so beautiful. It gives relief in the midst of battle."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Life, Battle, Help)

"Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor."
- Norman Mailer
(Related: Winning, Gain, Honor, Masculinity)

"I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Religion, Time, People, Battle, Fight, Freedom, Hell)

"The surprise is half the battle. Many things are half the battle, losing is half the battle. Let's think about what's the whole battle."
- David Mamet
(Related: Battle, Losing)

"And then there's all these other creeps that surround your band and suck off you like leeches and try to manipulate you and your business. You have to watch like a hawk. I'm always ready to fight. I see it very much as a battle."
- Shirley Manson
(Related: Business, Battle, Fight)

"The dynamic element in my philosophy, taken as a whole, can be seen as an obstinate and untiring battle against the spirit of abstraction."
- Gabriel Marcel
(Related: Battle, Philosophy, Spirit)

"There can be no great courage where there is no confidence or assurance, and half the battle is in the conviction that we can do what we undertake."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Courage, Battle, Confidence, Conviction)

"A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements."
- Orison Swett Marden
(Related: Success, Battle, Struggle)

"Our first gig was a battle of the bands. We did 45 minutes of comedy and never played a note - and we won!"
- Cheech Marin
(Related: Battle, Comedy, First)

"The harder the battle the sweet of jah victory."
- Bob Marley
(Related: Victory, Battle)

"I'm sad to see the passing of the great drug warriors. I certainly did my part in that battle and I don't regret any of it."
- Marc Maron
(Related: Battle, Regret)

"There's the tradition in jazz of having the Battle of the Bands, and you do not want to get your head cut when you're playing."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Battle, Jazz, Tradition, Want)

"History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this."
- Karl Marx
(Related: History, Men, Fight, Living, Nothing)

"It requires greater courage to preserve inner freedom, to move on in one's inward journey into new realms, than to stand defiantly for outer freedom. It is often easier to play the martyr, as it is to be rash in battle."
- Rollo May
(Related: Courage, Battle, Freedom, Journey, Martyr, Play)

"I really enjoyed the last scene at the Ewok celebration after the battle."
- Peter Mayhew
(Related: Battle)

"On 'don't ask, don't tell' I was always the same. I said we needed a complete review of the impact on morale and battle effectiveness of 'don't ask, don't tell' before we repeal it. That's my position now. Now they're trying to ram through a repeal without a - any kind of really realistic survey done."
- John McCain
(Related: Battle, Now, Trying)

"Most women's pictures are as boring and as formulaic as men's pictures. In place of a car chase or a battle scene, what you get is an extreme closeup of a woman breaking down."
- Frances McDormand
(Related: Car, Men, Women, Battle, Extreme, Woman)

"One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Truth, Ideas, Purpose, Strength, Ignorance, Prudence)

"Throughout the history of our young nation, we have seen our military go bravely into battle, armed with courage and willing to make the ultimate sacrifice."
- John M. McHugh
(Related: History, Sacrifice, Courage, Battle, Military, Nation)

"I can't take on all the worries of the world, you know. I can only talk about being gay and being an actor. I'll have to leave those other battles to somebody else."
- Ian McKellen
(Related: Actor, Being, Gay, Talk, World)

"Television brought the brutality of war into the comfort of the living room. Vietnam was lost in the living rooms of America - not on the battlefields of Vietnam."
- Marshall McLuhan
(Related: War, America, Comfort, Living, Television, Vietnam)

"A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Leader, Battle, Nation)

"I think the thing you always got to keep in mind, you know, hockey is a game of one-on-one battles."
- Mark Messier
(Related: Mind)

"As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Battle, Fight, Injustice, Mankind)

"At the time when this famous historical battle was fought in Kosovo, the people were looking at the stars, expecting aid from them. Now, six centuries later, they are looking at the stars again, waiting to conquer them."
- Slobodan Milosevic
(Related: Time, People, Battle, Famous, Now, Stars, Waiting)

"It is difficult to say today whether the Battle of Kosovo was a defeat or a victory for the Serbian people, whether thanks to it we fell into slavery or we survived in this slavery."
- Slobodan Milosevic
(Related: People, Victory, Battle, Defeat, Slavery, Today)

"Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Cowards, Fighting, Fool, Heroes)

"In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork."
- Wilson Mizner
(Related: Talent, Battle, Existence, Tact)

"No plan of battle ever survives contact with the enemy."
- Helmuth von Moltke
(Related: Battle, Enemy)

"Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole."
- Bernard Law Montgomery
(Related: Success, Battle, Fight, Fighting, Influence, Will)

"I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name."
- William Morris
(Related: Men, Battle, Defeat, Fight, Name)

"The anarchists, on behalf of the proletariat, therefore consider it necessary to show the proletariat that it will have to win a gigantic battle before it realizes its goals."
- Johann Most
(Related: Goals, Battle, Will)

"If on the one side we do not harbor the illusion that the entire proletariat must be enlightened before it can be called into battle, so on the other we do not doubt that as much enlightenment as possible must be produced with oral and printed agitation."
- Johann Most
(Related: Agitation, Battle, Doubt, Illusion)

"You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect."
- Miyamoto Musashi
(Related: Enemy)

"It is humiliating to remain with our hands folded while others write history. It matters little who wins. To make a people great it is necessary to send them to battle even if you have to kick them in the pants. That is what I shall do."
- Benito Mussolini
(Related: History, People, Battle)

"People do not want words - they want the sound of battle - the battle of destiny."
- Gamal Abdel Nasser
(Related: People, Battle, Destiny, Sound, Want, Words)

"It is warm work; and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment. But mark you! I would not be elsewhere for thousands. - at the Battle of Copenhagen."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Work, Battle, Day, May)

"I would prefer being in a hard battle; however, I will be satisfied with whatever happens to me in this war, if only the country comes out of this peril safe and to the satisfaction of the finest and best government on earth."
- Knute Nelson
(Related: Government, War, Battle, Being, Country, Earth, Satisfaction, Will)

"However, as our brave men and women continue to return from the battlefields of the War on Terror, Congress must respond by enacting policies that meet the evolving needs of the veterans community."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Men, War, Women, Community, Congress, Needs, Terror, Veterans)

"Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it."
- Reinhold Niebuhr
(Related: Faith, Life, Battle, Reason)

"Whoever battles with monsters had better see that it does not turn him into a monster. And if you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Will)

"I believe in the battle-whether it's the battle of a campaign or the battle of this office, which is a continuing battle."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: Battle, Office)

"The battle for the mind of Ronald Reagan was like the trench warfare of World War I: never have so many fought so hard for such barren terrain."
- Peggy Noonan
(Related: War, Battle, Mind, World, World war)

"The game of golf doesn't come rushing back to you. Last week I made a couple of fundamental mistakes that I probably wouldn't have made in the heat of the battle back when I was in my heyday, and those things have got to come back."
- Greg Norman
(Related: Battle, Golf, Mistakes)

"This country owes them all a debt of gratitude. The down payment on that debt is making sure that we live up to Lincoln's charge: to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan."
- Dave Obey
(Related: Gratitude, Battle, Care, Country, Debt)

"Young women today often have very little appreciation for the real battles that took place to get women where they are today in this country. I don't know how much history young women today know about those battles."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: History, Women, Appreciation, Country, Today)

"When you try to battle with John Ford, you have to give in."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Battle)

"Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: War, Advice, Kids, Months, Now, Parents, Summer, Teaching, Visit, Want)

"America has also forever lost the service of thousands of good soldiers who are now disabled as a result of battle wounds in Iraq. Many others will need mental and emotional rehabilitation before they can return to normal life."
- John Olver
(Related: Life, America, Battle, Iraq, Now, Result, Service, Soldiers, Will, Wounds)

"I tell my brethren in Palestine: be patient and continue your blessed struggle. We did not forget you. We are still healing another wound in the Muslim nation, which is the occupation of our land by the Americans. Your battle and ours are one and the same."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: Muslim, Americans, Battle, Forget, Healing, Land, Nation, Occupation, Struggle)

"We don't consider the battle has ended in Afghanistan... The battle has begun and its fires are picking up. These fires will reach the White House, because it is the center of injustice and tyranny."
- Mohammed Omar
(Related: Afghanistan, Battle, Injustice, Tyranny, Will)

"Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared to do battle for the truth, and must never, so far as lies with them, allow false convictions to creep in."
- Origen
(Related: Truth, Battle, Christ, Lies, Now, Soldiers)

"During the last war when there was a market for everything that could be produced, the production capacity of Canada and the United States, which were outside the battle area, increased one hundred percent."
- John Boyd Orr
(Related: War, Battle, Canada, Production, states, United)

"Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there."
- George Orwell
(Related: Battle)

"The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace."
- John Owen
(Related: Gifts, Grace, May, Windows)

"Fulfill - you can far more than fulfill - the brightest anticipations of those who, in the name of human freedom, and in the face of threats that have ripened into terrible realities since, fought that battle which placed you where you now stand."
- Robert Dale Owen
(Related: Battle, Freedom, Name, Now)

"Do you know what would hold me together on a battlefield? The sense that I was perpetuating the language in which Keats and the rest of them wrote!"
- Wilfred Owen
(Related: Language, Rest, Sense)

"The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at."
- Jesse Owens
(Related: Gold)

"There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle... There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Leadership, Battle, Opposition, Surrender)

"It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same."
- Thomas Paine
(Related: Battle, Cause, Consequences, Defeat, Enemy, Will)

"It was the courts, of course, that took away prayer from our schools, that took away Bible reading from our schools. It's the courts that gave us same-sex marriage. So it is quite a battlefield, and the Supreme Court is the highest court in the land."
- Rod Parsley
(Related: Marriage, Bible, Court, Land, Prayer, Reading, Schools)

"The left has chosen the courts as a major battlefield over social issues."
- Rod Parsley
"If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages, battles!"
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Religion, Act, Certainty, Sea, Uncertainty)

"The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That's the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!"
- George S. Patton
(Related: Time, Fear, Decision, Battle, Facts)

"Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle."
- George S. Patton
(Related: Love, Americans, Battle, Fight)

"Battle is an orgy of disorder."
- George S. Patton
(Related: Battle, Disorder)

"Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood."
- George S. Patton
(Related: Men, Fear, Battle, Being, Competition, Duty, Sense)

"Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory."
- Norman Vincent Peale
(Related: Happiness, Life, Victory, Fighting)

"The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual - for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost."
- M. Scott Peck
(Related: Change, History, Soul, Heart, Battle, Evil, May, Mind)

"Avarice seems to have so pervaded our vital principles as to battle all hopes of a remedy but for peace and plenty."
- Edmund Pendleton
(Related: Peace, Battle, Principles)

"It's almost seems as though there's a battle going on between the public and all the fast-food establishments, and, believe me, I think it's very tasty food."
- Regis Philbin
(Related: Food, Battle, Public)

"Christianity is a battle not a dream."
- Wendell Phillips
(Related: Dream, Christianity, Battle)

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."
- Philo
(Related: Battle, Fighting)

"Courage in danger is half the battle."
- Titus Maccius Plautus
(Related: Courage, Battle, Danger)

"The big hurdle is going out and raising the revenue. There's no doubt about that; it's an uphill battle."
- Terry Porter
(Related: Battle, Doubt)

"No battle plan survives contact with the enemy."
- Colin Powell
(Related: Battle, Enemy)

"No battle is worth fighting except the last one."
- J. Enoch Powell
(Related: Battle, Fighting, Worth)

"But to the fighting soldier that phase of the war is behind. It was left behind after his first battle. His blood is up. He is fighting for his life, and killing now for him is as much a profession as writing is for me."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: War, Life, Battle, Blood, Fighting, First, Killing, Now, Profession, Writing)

"The heroes of Flight 93 won the first battle in the War on Terror, and they should never be forgotten."
- Jim Ramstad
(Related: War, Battle, First, Heroes, Terror)

"The battleground has been moderates of all faith traditions in all the countries of the world against the radicals of all faith traditions in all parts of the world."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Faith, Countries, Traditions, World)

"In the Muslim world, there are many people who have been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists. But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle. And we must continue to wage the battle for peace."
- Feisal Abdul Rauf
(Related: Peace, People, Muslim, Battle, Wage, World)

"The mother's battle for her child with sickness, with poverty, with war, with all the forces of exploitation and callousness that cheapen human life needs to become a common human battle, waged in love and in the passion for survival."
- Adrienne Rich
(Related: Life, Love, War, Mother, Survival, Battle, Exploitation, Needs, Passion, Poverty, Sickness)

"I suppose directing on set is the most fun because it's a good crack and you feel you're on the battlefield whereas writing is a fairly solitary undertaking."
- Guy Ritchie
(Related: Fun, Writing)

"A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Battle, Man)

"Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning."
- Erwin Rommel
(Related: Winning, Battle, Fight, Gain)

"The future battle on the ground will be preceded by battle in the air. This will determine which of the contestants has to suffer operational and tactical disadvantages and be forced throughout the battle into adoption compromise solutions."
- Erwin Rommel
(Related: Adoption, Battle, Compromise, Future, Will)

"The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Women, Battle, Rights)

"I wanted to write a battle song for the Judeans but so far I can think of nothing noble and weighty enough."
- Isaac Rosenberg
(Related: Battle, Nothing, Song)

"Our duty was to try and find the Japanese fleet. We never did find the Japanese fleet and I am awfully glad, because they had attacked us there with six carriers, three battleships, 10 or 15 cruisers, and about 20 destroyers."
- Barney Ross
(Related: Duty)

"The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet."
- Damon Runyon
(Related: Battle, Race)

"In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense."
- Sallust
(Related: Battle, Bravery, Cowards, Defense, Risk)

"I'm not here to battle anybody. In the end it's just an instrument. That shouldn't be a concept."
- Eric San
(Related: Battle, End)

"You can say battle or war or whatever, but in the end, it's music. It's not really violent in intent at all, it's really just about expression and celebrating that in itself."
- Eric San
(Related: War, Music, Battle, End, Expression)

"Christianity affects your whole life. I feel I'm more competitive, a better player, but off the field is where there is always a battle."
- Barry Sanders
(Related: Life, Christianity, Battle)

"The thrill, believe me, is as much in the battle as in the victory."
- David Sarnoff
(Related: Victory, Battle)

"A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: Battle)

"The labour movement had the best opportunity in 50 years to transform not merely an industrial situation and win an important battle for workers in struggle, but an opportunity to change the government of the day."
- Arthur Scargill
(Related: Change, Government, Opportunity, Battle, Day, Struggle, Workers, Years)

"As the ancient commander addressed his soldiers before battle, so should the moralist speak to men in the struggle of the era."
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
(Related: Men, Battle, Soldiers, Struggle)

"It doesn't take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle."
- Norman Schwarzkopf
(Related: Men, Battle, Order)

"We're involved right now in some very significant legal battles and it would be the wrong thing for me to do to step out in the middle of those battles."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Legal, Now, Right, Wrong)

"I think we're probably more unified than ever before because we're in a battle for survival. Not only for survival as the Republican Party, but survival of the check and balance system in our government."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Government, Survival, Balance, Battle, Party, Republican)

"A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Battle, Deserted, Party, Quarrel)

"An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Soul, Battle, Blood, Horror)

"In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win."
- George Bernard Shaw
(Related: Knowledge, Battle, Blood, Fight)

"I think that some of our soldiers die in the battlefield and some come home to bad health and die prematurely, just by the nature of the kind of business they're in."
- Christopher Shays
(Related: Business, Health, Home, Nature, Soldiers)

"I'm not too fond of the hard work and the constant battle with self-doubt that goes on when I write, but I figure that's part of the territory."
- Robert Sheckley
(Related: Work, Battle, Hard work, Self)

"Usually in a battle sequence when a bomb is going off, you forget you're acting."
- Charlie Sheen
(Related: Acting, Battle, Forget)

"It may be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong - but that is the way to bet."
- Cybill Sheperd
(Related: Battle, May, Race)

"I think I understand what military fame is; to be killed on the field of battle and have your name misspelled in the newspapers."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Battle, Fame, Military, Name, Newspapers)

"Many of the vicious criminals held there have been caught on the battlefield fighting against American troops and shutting down Guantanamo Bay would just require the military to move them elsewhere."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: American, Fighting, Military, Troops)

"I have long believed these types of collaborative agreements are a far better approach to federal land management than the contentious battles that too often sidetrack proper resource management."
- Michael K. Simpson
(Related: Management, Land)

"The dominant feeling of the battlefield is loneliness."
- William J. Slim
(Related: Feeling, Loneliness)

"The battle of life is, in most cases, fought uphill; and to win it without a struggle were perhaps to win it without honor. If there were no difficulties there would be no success; if there were nothing to struggle for, there would be nothing to be achieved."
- Samuel Smiles
(Related: Life, Success, Battle, Difficulties, Honor, Nothing, Struggle)

"We give you the facts. I told you information is power - knowledge is power. We can't be in an ideological battle to redeem the soul of this country if we don't have the facts."
- Tavis Smiley
(Related: Power, Soul, Knowledge, Battle, Country, Facts, Information)

"Cancer has been unfortunately in my life. My mom's best friend is kicking ass in her battle with breast cancer. Both of my grandmas had cancer. I recently lost a friend to cancer."
- Marla Sokoloff
(Related: Life, Mom, Friend, Battle, Cancer)

"The battleline between good and evil runs through the heart of every man."
- Alexander Solzhenitsyn
(Related: Heart, Evil, Man)

"Not even Ares battles against necessity."
- Sophocles
(Related: Necessity)

"If the battle for civilization comes down to the wimps versus the barbarians, the barbarians are going to win."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Civilization, Battle)

"If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference," you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes."
- Joseph Stalin
(Related: Death, Government, Airplanes)

"I don't want to flee, nor do I want to abandon the battle of these farmers who live without any protection in the forest. They have the sacrosanct right to aspire to a better life on land where they can live and work with dignity while respecting the environment."
- Dorothy Stang
(Related: Life, Work, Battle, Dignity, Environment, Land, Protection, Right, Want)

"We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours?"
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(Related: History, Men, Class, Fight, Labor)

"Having marshalled the men in battle order, as shown in the first diagram, you will observe that each party has two ranks of men, on the first of which stand the superior Pieces, and on the next the eight Pawns."
- Howard Staunton
(Related: Men, Battle, First, Order, Party, Will)

"Politics as battle has given way to politics as spectacle."
- Ronald Steel
(Related: Politics, Battle)

"Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses."
- Robert Louis Stevenson
(Related: Life, Marriage, Battle, Bed, Roses)

"Half the battle is selling music, not singing it. It's the image, not what you sing."
- Rod Stewart
(Related: Music, Selling, Battle, Singing)

"Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky."
- Bram Stoker
(Related: Act, Fact, Horses, Light, Sky, Windows)

"During the past few years I have led a sometimes hard battle for German foreign policy."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Policy, Battle, Foreign policy, Past, Years)

"People are constantly clamoring for the joy of life. As for me, I find the joy of life in the hard and cruel battle of life - to learn something is a joy to me."
- August Strindberg
(Related: Life, People, Battle, Joy)

"In the environmental movement, every time you lose a battle it's for good, but our victories always seem to be temporary and we keep fighting them over and over again."
- David Suzuki
(Related: Environmental, Time, Battle, Fighting)

"He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Will never rise to fight again."
- Tacitus
(Related: Battle, Day, Fight, May, Will)

"There will always be that dreadful monster prejudice to do extra battle against because of their color."
- Major Taylor
(Related: Battle, Prejudice, Will)

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Battle, Fight, May)

"The battle for women's rights has been largely won."
- Margaret Thatcher
(Related: Women, Battle, Rights)

"Freedom is a lonely battle, but if the United States doesn't lead it - sometimes imperfectly, but mostly with honor - who will?"
- Cal Thomas
(Related: Battle, Freedom, Honor, Lonely, states, United, Will)

"Sending our young men and women into battle is perhaps the most serious course of action a Nation can undertake."
- Bennie Thompson
(Related: Men, Women, Action, Battle, Nation)

"'Battle For The Planet Of The Apes', was just a film for kids and didn't have any deep meaning."
- J. Lee Thompson
(Related: Deep, Film, Kids, Meaning)

"The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle."
- Alexis de Tocqueville
(Related: Life, American, Battle, Chance, Crisis)

"We got a little waylaid along the way. The whole problem started about 10 years ago with management and legal battles, then still trying to make albums while I was doing all of that."
- Pat Travers
(Related: Legal, Management, Trying, Years)

"Since woman's rights have come up a young woman is better able to fight her own battle."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Battle, Fight, Rights, Woman)

"The American Revolution was, in fact, a battle against the philosophy of Locke and the English utilitarians."
- Robert Trout
(Related: American, Battle, English, Fact, Revolution, Philosophy)

"Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive and don't ever apologize for anything."
- Harry S. Truman
(Related: Battle)

"Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war."
- Donald Trump
(Related: War, Battle, Losing)

"Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: Military, Mind)

"If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Fear, Enemy, Results)

"Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Self)

"Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Disaster, Enemy, Fight)

"To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Excellence, Fight, Fighting)

"The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Temple, Battle, Calculations)

"Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: War, Victory, Battle, Defeat, First)

"For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Fighting, Skill)

"I'm fighting a losing battle here: I'm trying to lose some weight. I love chocolate; that's one of my biggest downfalls. I haven't gotten a whole lot of chocolate, thank goodness, because I'd probably be about 300 pounds."
- Carrie Underwood
(Related: Love, Battle, Fighting, Goodness, Losing, Trying, Weight)

"My first book was rejected nine times. It turned out to be a best seller, Battle Cry? in 1953."
- Leon Uris
(Related: Battle, First)

"More has been screwed up on the battlefield and misunderstood in the Pentagon because of a lack of understanding of the English language than any other single factor."
- John W. Vessey, Jr.
(Related: English, Language, Understanding)

"He surprised me by his familiarity with details of movements and battles which I did not suppose had come to his knowledge. As he kept me talking for over half an hour, I flattered myself that what I had to say interested him."
- Henry Villard
(Related: Knowledge, Familiarity, Talking)

"The public relations warriors fought and lost Monte Carlo's Battle of the Magazine Covers."
- John Vinocur
(Related: Battle, Public)

"We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity."
- Abdoulaye Wade
(Related: Battle, Effect, Humanity, Will)

"For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged."
- Alice Walker
(Related: Battle, End, Faces, Freedom, Lonely, Today, Tomorrow)

"A battle is developing between them' I say developing, because it's not yet on."
- Murray Walker
(Related: Battle)

"To me, flying free is doing what I want to do, even if it's different from what everybody expects me to do. I'm flying free when I win the battle between me and the people who thought I should go down this road and I find my own road."
- Crystal Waters
(Related: Thought, People, Battle, Flying, Road, Want)

"The sanctity of our battlefields, monuments, and veterans institutions is of utmost importance to preserve military history and pay respect to those who fought."
- Henry Waxman
(Related: History, Importance, Military, Monuments, Respect, Veterans)

"Next to a lost battle, nothing is so sad as a battle that has been won."
- Arthur Wellesley
(Related: Battle, Nothing)

"The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton."
- Arthur Wellesley
(Related: Battle)

"Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won."
- Arthur Wellesley
(Related: Battle, Melancholy, Nothing)

"Next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained."
- Duke of Wellington
(Related: Battle, Misery)

"Women's courage is rather different from men's. The fact that women have to bring up children and look after husbands makes them braver at facing long-term issues, such as illness. Men are more immediately courageous. Lots of people are brave in battle."
- Mary Wesley
(Related: Men, Women, People, Courage, Battle, Children, Fact, Husbands, Illness)

"We had the best food any battlefield ever had."
- William Westmoreland
(Related: Food)

"Too many problem-solving sessions become battlegrounds where decisions are made based on power rather than intelligence."
- Margaret J. Wheatley
(Related: Intelligence, Power, Decisions)

"Most recently my battle has been against AIDS and the discrimination surrounding it."
- Ryan White
(Related: Battle, Discrimination)

"We began a series of court battles for nine months, while I was attending classes by telephone."
- Ryan White
(Related: Court, Months)

"Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won."
- Walt Whitman
(Related: Day, Gain, Spirit)

"You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought."
- John Greenleaf Whittier
"Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew."
- John Greenleaf Whittier
(Related: Peace, Battle, Tests)

"The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy."
- Juan Williams
(Related: War, Being, Conversation, Country, Importance, Journalism, Needs)

"The big battle at the end of DW isn't drawn from history, but it's influenced by history, certainly."
- Walter Jon Williams
(Related: History, Battle, End)

"Man's fate in battle is worked out before the war begins."
- Charles Wilson
(Related: War, Battle, Fate, Man)

"Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein
(Related: Intelligence, Battle, Language, Philosophy)

"I start to think there really is no cure for depression, that happiness is an ongoing battle, and I wonder if it isn't one I'll have to fight for as long as I live. I wonder if it's worth it."
- Elizabeth Wurtzel
(Related: Happiness, Battle, Cure, Depression, Fight, Wonder, Worth)

"Sons of Islam everywhere, the jihad is a duty - to establish the rule of Allah on earth and to liberate your countries and yourselves from America's domination and its Zionist allies, it is your battle - either victory or martyrdom."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Victory, Islam, America, Battle, Countries, Duty, Earth, Sons)

"Hamas' battle is against the Zionist occupation in the Palestinian land. Hamas has no desire to change its battlefield."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Change, Battle, Desire, Land, Occupation)

"Our main battle has always been against Israeli soldiers and Jewish settlers."
- Ahmed Yassin
(Related: Battle, Soldiers)

"Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Courage, Battle, Man, May)

"American soldiers had to guard prisoners on the inside while receiving mortar and weapons fire from the outside. Guantanamo is distant from any battlefield, making it far more secure."
- John Yoo
(Related: American, Fire, Soldiers, Weapons)

"I have so many opinions about everything it just comes out during my music. It's a battle for me. I try not to be preachy. That's a real danger."
- Neil Young
(Related: Music, Battle, Danger, Opinions)

"When a battle for suffrage is conducted, it should only be conducted according to socialist principles, and therefore with the demand of universal suffrage for women and men."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: Men, Women, Battle, Principles)