Quotes and Sayings about Fight



"You never heard of a comedy team that didn't fight, did you?"
- Bud Abbott
(Related: Comedy, Fight)

"I fight fairly, and in good faith."
- Edmond About
(Related: Faith, Fight)

"If these men decided that they have to go in there and fight, I want them to send their own children and grandchildren. I want them to not send a bunch of strangers' kids in there to fight and die."
- F. Murray Abraham
(Related: Men, Children, Fight, Kids, Strangers, Want)

"The principle though remains the same, and the important thing is CBS fought hard, very hard, to protect that principle and will fight again."
- Floyd Abrams
(Related: Fight, Will)

"It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Government, Environment, Fight)

"Millions of men have lived to fight, build palaces and boundaries, shape destinies and societies; but the compelling force of all times has been the force of originality and creation profoundly affecting the roots of human spirit."
- Ansel Adams
(Related: Men, Creation, Fight, Force, Originality, Spirit)

"My observations of Japanese naval fighting men, their abilities and equipment led me to believe that they gave a better account of themselves than we did."
- Jack Adams
(Related: Men, Fighting)

"Life is so fresh, life is every day so new if we are fighting, only for the best. Sometimes I think the only real satisfaction in life is failure, failure in your endeavor to do your best."
- Maude Adams
(Related: Life, Failure, Day, Fighting, Satisfaction)

"It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Fight, Principles)

"It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them."
- Alfred Adler
(Related: Fight, Principles)

"It has meant a lot to me to challenge the best players in the world and to beat them. And it means a lot to me to be out here and fighting for the title and, you know, it hurts not to win it."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Challenge, Fighting, World)

"I question myself every day. That's what I still find motivating about this. I don't have the answers, I don't pretend that I do just because I won the match. Just keep fighting and maybe something good happens."
- Andre Agassi
(Related: Answers, Day, Fighting, Question)

"For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism. It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian."
- Ama Ata Aidoo
(Related: African, Artist, Corruption, Fight, Literature)

"New drugs and surgical techniques offer promise in the fight against cancer, Alzheimer's, tuberculosis, AIDS, and a host of other life-threatening diseases. Animal research has been, and continues to be, fundamental to advancements in medicine."
- Daniel Akaka
(Related: Life, Cancer, Drugs, Fight, Medicine, Promise, Research)

"I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation. I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody - not only in France, in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world. We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer, we must Livestrong."
- Greg Akcelrod
(Related: People, Cancer, Disease, Europe, Fight, France, World)

"We will not be intimidated or pushed off the world stage by people who do not like what we stand for, and that is, freedom, democracy and the fight against disease, poverty and terrorism."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: People, Democracy, Disease, Fight, Freedom, Poverty, Terrorism, Will, World)

"The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when, in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the Popular Front Government of Republican Spain."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: Government, Character, Fascism, Fight, Force, Popular, Republican, Spain)

"The International Brigades provided a shock force while the Republic trained and organized an army from an assemblage of individuals. The Spanish people knew they were not fighting alone."
- Bill Alexander
(Related: People, Army, Fighting, Force)

"Life is a gamble. You can get hurt, but people die in plane crashes, lose their arms and legs in car accidents; people die every day. Same with fighters: some die, some get hurt, some go on. You just don't let yourself believe it will happen to you."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Car, Life, People, Accidents, Day, Hurt, Will)

"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Dance, Fight, Road)

"There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights have been a pleasure to win."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Fight, Pleasure)

"My toughest fight was with my first wife."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Wife, Fight, First)

"I will also continue to fight to provide better economic security for victims of domestic violence."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Fight, Security, Victims, Violence, Will)

"This October, we renew the fight against domestic violence and abuse in America. Together, we can eliminate domestic violence from homes across the country and ensure that our children grow up in healthy, peaceful communities."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Abuse, America, Children, Country, Fight, October, Violence)

"Even though some in our government may claim that civil liberties must be compromised in order to protect the public, we must be wary of what we are giving up in the name of fighting terrorism."
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Related: Government, Civil liberties, Fighting, Giving, May, Name, Order, Public, Terrorism)

"The fact that the movement was carried on by women who, for the most part, had no money of their own and were totally inexperienced in organization, and that they won their fight in about two generations, makes a story often dramatic and always worth preserving."
- Florence E. Allen
(Related: Money, Women, Fact, Fight, Generations, Worth)

"One of the most difficult things everyone has to learn is that for your entire life you must keep fighting and adjusting if you hope to survive. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Life, Hope, Desire, Fighting)

"I have been going to the gym instead of the bar, trying to get back down to my fighting weight."
- Gregg Allman
(Related: Fighting, Trying, Weight)

"I don't like to fight."
- June Allyson
(Related: Fight)

"I never met a man I didn't want to fight."
- Lyle Alzado
(Related: Fight, Man, Want)

"Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That's the only fight I'm in."
- Anthony Anderson
(Related: Fight, Sky)

"Seek that which within lies waiting to begin the fight of your life that is everyday."
- Ian Anderson
(Related: Life, Fight, Lies, Waiting)

"Oh, who am I trying to kid? It's a madhouse. The minute those cameras go off, things just explode, everyone is just at each other in one way or another, in closets or cat fights here and there. It's nuts. You know, I can't be a part of it."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Trying)

"God grant you the strength to fight off the temptations of surrender."
- Walter Annenberg
(Related: God, Strength, Fight, Surrender, Temptations)

"All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks."
- Michelangelo Antonioni
(Related: Conscience, Fighting, Freedom, Problems, Sense, Sin, Trying)

"For me, the toughest thing for kids to deal with is when the parents are fighting. It's not violence on them - it's the feeling of violence in the family."
- Avi Arad
(Related: Family, Feeling, Fighting, Kids, Parents, Violence)

"I come bearing an olive branch in one hand, and the freedom fighter's gun in the other. Do not let the olive branch fall from my hand."
- Yasser Arafat
(Related: Freedom)

"Aside from a handful of guys boxing is missing the good trainers, that's why our sport is so in the air now because we don't have people who have the capability to not only train fighters but also train and create decent respectable citizens of the world."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: People, Boxing, Now, World)

"Fighters with 13 fights are winning world titles, and of course they don't know how to behave."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Winning, Titles, World)

"I could do what a lot of people are doing and that's sign the best Nicaraguan fighters and then sell them to Don King, but there's no way I'll do that."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: People)

"I had to get up run in the morning for 2 hours, go to the gym and also get good opponents as sparring partners because I'm a big believer in that how you train is how you will fight at least when it came to me that's how it worked."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Fight, Opponents, Will)

"I made a gym, it's the best gym in Nicaragua, I have kids that this year July 6th through the 11th will be fighting and then will go on to the Central American Games and I'm sure at least one will win a gold medal."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: American, Fighting, Games, Gold, July, Kids, Will)

"I think I went on a nice winning streak of about 20 fights until I fought Jorge Reyes and he stopped me in 6 rounds after I punched myself out."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Winning)

"If you can believe this, I didn't fight for my first world title fight till I had 58 fights, so I really appreciated what I was fighting for and for whom as well."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Fight, Fighting, First, World)

"It's a lot about the individual and it's really up to you, how much you dedicate to the fight and how hard you are working and that's where the outcome will come."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Fight, Will)

"Later in July I'm going to be promoting and putting on a boxing show of amateur fighters from July 21st through the 28th where one hundred kids will be fighting and competing with each other to see who's going to be the best."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Boxing, Fighting, July, Kids, Will)

"Not many people do at the age of 21 or younger even, know how to act nor could be concerned with anything other than fighting, women and money."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Age, Money, Women, People, Act, Fighting)

"Of course after the fight you want to make sure that you're okay and so is the other guy, it's a brotherhood in there, so you want to make sure everyone is okay after the war is over."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: War, Brotherhood, Fight, Want)

"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)

"One of the reasons why when Elvis dies or the Son of Sam is captured ABC News' ratings go up is because people who don't normally watch news are watching then. The question is, do you want to attract people who don't watch network news or fight over the people who do?"
- Roone Arledge
(Related: Son, People, Fight, Network, News, Question, Want)

"The war we are fighting today against terrorism is a multifaceted fight. We have to use every tool in our toolkit to wage this war - diplomacy, finance, intelligence, law enforcement, and of course, military power - and we are developing new tools as we go along."
- Richard Armitage
(Related: Power, War, Finance, Intelligence, Diplomacy, Fight, Fighting, Law, Military, Terrorism, Today, Tools, Wage)

"If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell."
- Lance Armstrong
(Related: Hope, Ability, Children, Choice, Fight, Hell, Options)

"Lucy and I would love furiously and fight furiously."
- Desi Arnaz
(Related: Love, Fight)

"Turning 30 was when my parents both got cancer and were fighting it and beat it, but their mortality started to get to me. Everything wasn't as hunky-dory like it was."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Cancer, Fighting, Mortality, Parents)

"PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Success, Victory, Animals, Fight, Kindness, Respect, Will, World)

"Keep fighting for animals by making compassionate, cruelty-free choices every day and encouraging those around you to do the same."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Encouraging, Animals, Choices, Cruelty, Day, Fighting)

"That said, the question remains: how to strike the balance between free speech and mutual respect in this mixed-up world, both blessed and cursed with instant communication? We should not fight fire with fire, threats with threats."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Balance, Communication, Fight, Fire, Free speech, Question, Respect, World)

"In my role as Wikileaks editor, I've been involved in fighting off many legal attacks. To do that, and keep our sources safe, we have had to spread assets, encrypt everything, and move telecommunications and people around the world to activate protective laws in different national jurisdictions."
- Julian Assange
(Related: Legal, People, Fighting, Laws, World)

"We knew what we were up against, but we were going to go down fighting. Hopefully people back home remember that we got this far. We've got nothing to be ashamed about."
- John Atkinson
(Related: Home, People, Fighting, Nothing)

"People do not win people fights. Lawyers do."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: People, Lawyers)

"Bulls do not win bull fights. People do."
- Norman Ralph Augustine
(Related: People)

"But you say, does it represent change? The change is that we are fighting an insurance industry that has killed health reform for generations. They're spending tens of millions of dollars right now to defeat this bill, and we're on the doorstep of winning a great victory for the American people."
- David Axelrod
(Related: Change, Health, People, Victory, Winning, American, Defeat, Fighting, Generations, Now, Reform, Right)

"Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism."
- Nnamdi Azikiwe
(Related: People, Fight, Heroism, Israel, World)

"Terrorism is a big danger to Pakistan's independence. We will fight this danger for the sake of independence of Pakistan and will defeat it at all levels."
- Shaukat Aziz
(Related: Danger, Defeat, Fight, Independence, Terrorism, Will)

"There is no possible negotiation with these killers. Our aim is to win over terrorism. Only by being firm we can stop terrorism. We must be firm fighting the terrorists and opposing the final aims they want to achieve."
- Jose Maria Aznar
(Related: Being, Fighting, Negotiation, Terrorism, Want)

"We learned in World War II that no single nation holds a monopoly on wisdom, morality or right to power, but that we must fight for the weak and promote democracy."
- Joe Baca
(Related: War, Power, Wisdom, Morality, Democracy, Fight, Nation, Right, World, World war)

"Latinos have fought in all of America's wars, beginning with the Revolutionary War. Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq, just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom in Mexico over a century ago."
- Joe Baca
(Related: War, America, Beginning, Country, Dying, Fighting, Freedom, Iraq, Today)

"We need a strong, bold constitutional conservative who won't back down and who will fight for the values we believe in. That's what we need for our nominee, whether it is me or whether it is someone else."
- Michele Bachmann
(Related: Values, Conservative, Fight, Will)

"I am a fighter. I'm not just there to go along and get along."
- Michele Bachmann
"By interviewing at least one veteran, you can preserve memories that otherwise might be lost. My uncle was a downed fighter pilot and P.O.W. in World War II, and I am looking forward to recording his story for inclusion in the project."
- Spencer Bachus
(Related: War, Memories, Project, World, World war)

"We go fish, we also catch fighting fish, looking for birds and it was for kampong people, the paddy field was our the play field for the children."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: People, Birds, Children, Fighting, Fish, Play)

"To fight against the infidels is Jihad; but to fight against your evil self is greater Jihad."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: Evil, Fight, Self)

"So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy."
- Roger Nash Baldwin
(Related: People, Country, Democracy, Fight, Rights)

"I'm not going to fight in the physical with physical weapons, because it's not a physical fight. I'm going to fight with spiritual weapons, cause it's a spiritual fight."
- Stephen Baldwin
(Related: Cause, Fight, Spiritual, Weapons)

"I'm not sure Americans are hesitant to do this again - to fight another war, because it looked to them like a courageous and terrific endeavor."
- Ashleigh Banfield
(Related: War, Americans, Fight)

"In those days, boxing was very glamorous and romantic. You listened to fights on the radio, and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators."
- Joseph Barbera
(Related: Boxing, Romantic)

"Two armies that fight each other is like one large army that commits suicide."
- Henri Barbusse
(Related: Army, Fight, Suicide)

"If a man fights his way through his doubts to the conviction that Jesus Christ is Lord, he has attained to a certainty that the man who unthinkingly accepts things can never reach."
- William Barclay
(Related: Certainty, Christ, Conviction, Man)

"I've always said that playing rugby in Spain is like being a bullfighter in Japan."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: Being, Spain)

"It's a tragedy, but with your support and your help we will wage this fight and we're going to win it."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Fight, Help, Support, Tragedy, Wage, Will)

"The fight for sanity in our gun safety laws is not by any means over. In many ways it's just beginning."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Beginning, Fight, Laws, Safety, Sanity)

"We are all one - or at least we should be - and it is our job, our duty, and our great challenge to fight the voices of division and seek the salve of reconciliation."
- Roy Barnes
(Related: Challenge, Duty, Fight, Job)

"Money is the sovereign queen of all delights - for her, the lawyer pleads, the soldier fights."
- Richard Barnfield
(Related: Money, Queen)

"I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them."
- Clara Barton
(Related: Fear, Danger, Fight, May, Soldiers)

"Art is man's distinctly human way of fighting death."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Death, Fighting, Man)

"The dissolution of the Party - we will not let such a tremendous, big, and glorious party be so easily crashed: this would then be the moment, when we would begin to fight on all fronts."
- Otto Bauer
(Related: Fight, Party, Will)

"To win the war on terror, we must know who our friends are and where our enemies are hiding. We can't continue fighting terrorism using the same foreign policy blueprints that were in place before September 11th."
- Evan Bayh
(Related: War, Policy, Enemies, Fighting, Foreign policy, Friends, Terror, Terrorism)

"I'm just talking specifically of women's friendships. If two women go to a bar and they are fighting over men, it makes it much easier for the men. If two women are very close and they act as it makes it very difficult for the men to pull one over on anybody."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Women, Act, Fighting, Talking)

"I said, wouldn't it be nice, instead of having these women fight with each other over men, which seems to be more of a cliche, wouldn't it be wonderful if they were the true comrades and it took these men much more time to infiltrate their friendships."
- Jennifer Beals
(Related: Men, Time, Women, Fight)

"As part of my efforts to fight identity theft, I worked with my colleagues on the Financial Services Committee to strengthen consumer protection with a reasonable notification requirement."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Financial, Committee, Fight, Identity, Protection, Theft)

"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)

"When I grew up, I studied karate for years. I got pretty strong, but eventually I had to acknowledge that I really didn't like fighting at all, so I quit."
- Alison Bechdel
(Related: Fighting, Karate, Pretty, Years)

"Why in almost all societies have married women specialized in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities, whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?"
- Gary Becker
(Related: Men, Women, Work, Children, Fighting)

"So one important lesson of Vietnam is, the first casualty of an unwise and unjust war are the American troops called on to fight it. Their service should be honored."
- Paul Begala
(Related: War, American, Fight, First, Service, Troops, Vietnam)

"There's the great line: the definition of a liberal is someone who's afraid to take their own side in a fight. And that's my problem with my fellow liberals."
- Paul Begala
(Related: Fight, Liberal, Liberals)

"But I think what happened was that Clinton knew how to fight back. And the way he fought back was on the issues - being tough in staying on the things that mattered to people in their lives."
- Paul Begala
(Related: People, Being, Fight)

"The liberation movement which I led in Algeria, the organization that I created to fight the French army, was at first a small movement of nothing at all. We were but some tens of people throughout Algeria, a territory that is five times the size of France."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: People, Army, Fight, First, France, Nothing)

"With my government, we engaged in bringing our help to fights for national freedom. At that precise moment, several countries were still colonised or had barely overcome colonisation. This was the case in practically all of Africa. We supported them."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Government, Countries, Freedom, Help)

"I'm optimistic because I'm pragmatic: Neither of the two sides, the military government nor the Islamic front, is capable of winning. If they continue to fight, they will both bleed to death."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: Death, Government, Winning, Fight, Military, Will)

"I can say now: all the combatants who participated in the fight for freedom in South America came to Algeria; it's from there that all those who fought left. We trained them, we arranged for the weapons to reach them, we created networks."
- Ahmed Ben Bella
(Related: America, Fight, Freedom, Weapons)

"Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Character, Building, Fighting)

"Guys aren't threatening. Other girls are the competition. You are usually what they're fighting over."
- Jonathan Bennett
(Related: Competition, Fighting, Girls)

"I was so exhausted after fighting for the project for five years, shooting it was like the Bataan Death March."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Death, Fighting, March, Project, Years)

"Others indeed may talk, and write, and fight about liberty, and make an outward pretence to it; but the free-thinker alone is truly free."
- George Berkeley
(Related: Fight, Liberty, May, Talk)

"Injustice, poverty, slavery, ignorance - these may be cured by reform or revolution. But men do not live only by fighting evils. They live by positive goals, individual and collective, a vast variety of them, seldom predictable, at times incompatible."
- Isaiah Berlin
(Related: Men, Goals, Positive, Fighting, Revolution, Ignorance, Injustice, May, Poverty, Reform, Slavery, Variety)

"We have to fight sometimes to survive."
- Jan Berry
(Related: Fight)

"We cannot fight new wars with old weapons."
- Vinoba Bhave
(Related: Fight, Old, Weapons)

"The next few months are critical to Pakistan's future direction as a democratic state committed to promoting peace, fighting terrorism and working for social justice."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Peace, Direction, Fighting, Future, Justice, Months, State, Terrorism)

"No one ever said that fighting the war against terrorism and defending our homeland would be easy. So let's support our troops, law enforcement workers, and our mission to keep our nation and our children safe in the days and years to come."
- Judy Biggert
(Related: War, Children, Fighting, Law, Mission, Nation, Support, Terrorism, Troops, Workers, Years)

"I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive."
- Theodore Bikel
(Related: Chance, Fighting, Language)

"Merely by describing yourself as black you have started on a road towards emancipation, you have committed yourself to fight against all forces that seek to use your blackness as a stamp that marks you out as a subservient being."
- Steven Biko
(Related: Being, Fight, Road)

"The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1,000 of them."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Fighting, Numbers)

"The greatest of all the Sioux in my time, or in any time for that matter, was that wonderful old fighting man, Sitting Bull, whose life will some day be written by a historian who can really give him his due."
- Buffalo Bill
(Related: Life, Time, Day, Fighting, Man, Old, Will)

"Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist: it reduces him to his fighting weight."
- Josh Billings
(Related: Adversity, Effect, Fighting, Man, Training, Weight)

"I am strongly pro-life, and have fought to protect the rights of the unborn my entire career. I will continue to fight for this cause because I value the sanctity of all human life."
- Rob Bishop
(Related: Life, Career, Cause, Fight, Rights, Value, Will)

"The idea of winning a doctor's degree gradually assumed the aspect of a great moral struggle, and the moral fight possessed immense attraction for me."
- Elizabeth Blackwell
(Related: Idea, Winning, Fight, Struggle)

"I am a passionate believer that Britain has benefited the whole world and that our heritage, our culture, our values and more importantly our people who created those things, are worth fighting for."
- Steve Blake
(Related: People, Values, Culture, Fighting, World, Worth)

"Are you to give up the fight and let this vast body of our wealth go to ruin? I do not believe it."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Wealth, Body, Fight, Ruin)

"The last fight for the white metal is to be made here in this country and in this House, my friends."
- Richard Parks Bland
(Related: Country, Fight, Friends)

"Whenever women catfight, men think it's going to turn to sex."
- Yasmine Bleeth
(Related: Men, Women, Sex)

"Many of America's and New York's sons and daughters are around the world fighting for the freedoms that the Statue of Liberty stands for."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: America, Daughters, Fighting, Liberty, Sons, World)

"Mr. Speaker, for the last 5 years I have been working with a bipartisan group of my colleagues to make it illegal to continue the barbaric practice of game bird and illegal dog fighting."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Fighting, Practice, Years)

"Will we fight or will we retreat? That is the question that is posed to us. Some of my friends on the other side of the aisle often refer to Iraq as a distraction."
- John Boehner
(Related: Fight, Friends, Iraq, Question, Will)

"The United States did not choose to fight Islamic extremists. These terrorists chose to fight our way of life. They chose to challenge our existence."
- John Boehner
(Related: Life, Challenge, Existence, Fight, states, United)

"But Hale's warning the President about going to Dallas was that there was great infighting among the members of the Democratic party and the Democratic stars in the state and he didn't want the President to become involved in a factional disagreement."
- Lindy Boggs
(Related: Party, President, Stars, State, Want)

"When I started studying for the arias it was like going into training for a heavyweight title fight."
- Michael Bolton
(Related: Fight, Training)

"A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Fight, Will)

"A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Fight, Rights, Man, Will)

"You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Art, War, Enemy, Fight, Will)

"The burden of proof is now on the Palestinians... They must fight terrorism and dismantle its infrastructures in order to make possible progress on the roadmap."
- Kjell Magne Bondevik
(Related: Progress, Burden, Fight, Now, Order, Proof, Terrorism)

"Therefore, every country has to understand that fighting against international terrorism is not for the sake of the United States, but for the sake of themselves, and, to a larger extent, in the name of stability of international relations."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Country, Fighting, Name, Stability, states, Terrorism, United)

"It is not right to associate the fight against international terrorist networks with an imaginary crusade against Islam."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Islam, Fight, Right)

"The African Union has to act in order to put an end to armed conflicts that undermine the continent, to fight against the devastation caused by AIDS and other contagious diseases, to promote sustainable development of its member states."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Development, Act, African, End, Fight, Order, states)

"If the Soviet Union and the United States have not experienced direct military confrontations, on the other hand, they supported, armed and trained Africans, to fight other Africans."
- Omar Bongo
(Related: Fight, Military, states, United)

"Angelina wanted to make sure that any fighting in the movie would be comparable to any male actor. Everything from stick fighting to horse riding was real to her."
- Jan de Bont
(Related: Actor, Fighting)

"My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories."
- Bjorn Borg
(Related: Fight, Persistence)

"The Falklands thing was a fight between two bald men over a comb."
- Jorge Luis Borges
(Related: Men, Fight)

"I am but one member of a vast team made up of many organizations, officials, thousands of scientists, and millions of farmers - mostly small and humble - who for many years have been fighting a quiet, oftentimes losing war on the food production front."
- Norman Borlaug
(Related: Food, War, Fighting, Losing, Production, Quiet, Scientists, Years)

"I'm still very aware of the violence in our culture, more so than other people. I know where it comes from when someone is trying to suppress someone else, sometimes they fight back."
- Jack Bowman
(Related: People, Culture, Fight, Trying, Violence)

"We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight - the fight for electoral justice."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Environmental, Fight, Justice, Now)

"Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I'm going to fight for you. I'm going to fight for what's right. I'm going to fight to hold people accountable."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: People, Fight, Right, Will)

"I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Education, Dream, American, Democrats, Environment, Fight, Rights, Privacy, Public, Woman)

"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)

"Real answers need to be found in dialogue and interaction and, yes, our shared human condition. This means being open to one another instead of simply fighting to maintain a prescribed position."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Answers, Being, Fighting, Open)

"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)

"But you've got to understand what the other guy is about, even if at the end of the process you decide that there is no ground with this man or woman except to fight them."
- Lakhdar Brahimi
(Related: End, Fight, Man, Woman)

"Well, if you pick a fight with somebody that's smaller than you and you beat them, where's the honor in that?"
- Carol Moseley Braun
(Related: Fight, Honor)

"Yes, we have got to quit worrying about fighting each other and trying to figure out a way to work together."
- John Breaux
(Related: Work, Fighting, Trying)

"It doesn't help to fight crime to put people in prison who are innocent."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: People, Crime, Fight, Help, Prison)

"There is a weapon we can fight with. That is the weapon of political action."
- Harry Bridges
(Related: Action, Fight)

"There will always be a place for us somewhere, somehow, as long as we see to it that working people fight for everything they have, everything they hope to get, for dignity, equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life."
- Harry Bridges
(Related: Life, War, Equality, People, Hope, Democracy, Dignity, Fight, Will, World)

"Everything changed in Bosnia, when General Wesley Clark proved that you could fight a war with high- level precision air strikes and a bare minimum of ground action."
- Joe Bob Briggs
(Related: War, Action, Fight)

"The best ally you can have in breaking up a street fight is a grandmother."
- Joe Bob Briggs
(Related: Fight)

"I think the Republicans are subverted by the fact that so many of their leaders send their kids to private schools, they don't really have the stomach for the fight."
- Peter Brimelow
(Related: Fact, Fight, Kids, Leaders, Republicans, Schools)

"You have to fight the green monster with your mind, not your fists."
- Matthew Broderick
(Related: Fight, Mind)

"Bullfights are hugely popular because you can sit comfortably with a hot dog and possibly watch a man die. It won't be me, but I can sit comfortably and watch it."
- Albert Brooks
(Related: Man, Popular)

"In my book I don't just demonstrate that free enterprise is the most efficient way of organizing an economy - which it is. I also show that it's an expression of American values, and, thus, that a fight for free enterprise is very much a fight for our culture."
- Arthur C. Brooks
(Related: Values, American, Culture, Economy, Expression, Fight)

"First fight. Then fiddle."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Fight, First)

"What I'm fighting for now in my work... for an expression relevant to all manner of blacks, poems I could take into a tavern, into the street, into the halls of a housing project."
- Gwendolyn Brooks
(Related: Work, Expression, Fighting, Now, Poems, Project)

"I had to have some balls to be Irish Catholic in South London. Most of that time I spent fighting."
- Pierce Brosnan
(Related: Time, Fighting, Irish, London)

"When Barack Obama is right, then I'll support him. When he is wrong, I'll fight him."
- Paul Broun
(Related: Fight, Right, Support, Wrong)

"As a Member of the CBC, I will fight tooth and nail to increase funding for programs, such as Ryan White, that were flat funded in the President's budget."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Fight, President, Will)

"Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves."
- Corrine Brown
(Related: Life, African, Blood, Fight, states, Tears)

"You don't have to fight for your life anymore. You're starting a new one."
- Eric Brown
(Related: Life, Fight)

"I think what I came through is great, but my son can take it to another level, not having to fight racism. His mother's a Norwegian and I'm mixed up four or five times, so he can face the world."
- James Brown
(Related: Mother, Son, Fight, Racism, World)

"You have to do something in your life that is honorable and not cowardly if you are to live in peace with yourself, and for the firefighter it is fire."
- Larry Brown
(Related: Life, Peace, Fire)

"A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction."
- Rita Mae Brown
(Related: Life, Action, Fight, Slavery)

"We just kept hanging in and fighting."
- Troy Brown
(Related: Fighting)

"Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free."
- Harry Browne
(Related: Family, Government, Values, Children, Drugs, Fighting, Liberty, Name, Politicians, Poverty, Right)

"One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake."
- Robert Browning
(Related: Clouds, Fight, Right, Sleep, Wrong)

"I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God."
- Robert Browning
(Related: God, End, Fight, Privacy, Want)

"Fighting a war on terrorism is like fighting against crime. We can never hope to eradicate crime, so we shouldn't bother fighting it."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: War, Hope, Crime, Fighting, Terrorism)

"Organizations like the ACLU fought and won the good fight back in the 1960's, but it's clear that nowadays they've run out of useful things to do since they now spend most of their time defending the scum of the Earth from getting what they rightly deserve."
- Craig Bruce
(Related: Time, Earth, Fight, Now)

"The EU and the U.S. often work together to develop international standards. This is the case in fighting terrorism and transnational crime, advancing trade liberalization, and combating piracy and intellectual property violations."
- John Bruton
(Related: Work, Crime, Fighting, Property, Terrorism, Trade)

"I was doing acting work at Fox - bit pieces with Greg Peck in The Gunfighter and things like that - and grew up more or less as a Fox contract player in about two years."
- Larry Buchanan
(Related: Work, Acting, Years)

"Shortly after this, I placed my command on our extreme left, to watch and fight the enemy should he make another attack, and went to Cemetary Hill for observation."
- John Buford
(Related: Enemy, Extreme, Fight, Observation)

"There was splendid fighting on the part of the division on the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th. There was no faltering or hesitation. Each man went to work determined to carry anything in reason."
- John Buford
(Related: Work, Fighting, Hesitation, Man, Reason)

"General: I attempted to take Williamsport yesterday, but found too large a force of infantry and artillery. After a long fight, I withdrew to this place."
- John Buford
(Related: Fight, Force, Yesterday)

"I don't like guys who will lie down and take it. I want someone who'll fight back. I like people who can argue well."
- Sandra Bullock
(Related: Lie, People, Fight, Want, Will)

"But it is a law of life and development in history where two national civilizations meet they fight for ascendancy."
- Bernhard von Bulow
(Related: History, Life, Development, Fight, Law)

"We must fight as a race for everything that makes for a better country and a better world. We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less."
- Ralph Bunche
(Related: Country, Fight, Fools, Idiots, Race, World)

"The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

"But let there be no misunderstanding. The war against terror is every bit as important as our fight against fascism in World War II. Or our struggle against the spread of Communism during the Cold War."
- Jim Bunning
(Related: War, Communism, Fascism, Fight, Struggle, Terror, World, World war)

"People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes."
- Abigail Van Buren
(Related: People, End, Fight, Fire)

"There never is a convenient place to fight a war when the other man starts it."
- Arleigh Burke
(Related: War, Fight, Man)

"I rode fire trucks, slid down fire poles, wore a lot of red, and made a lot of appearances. I've always had a special place in my heart for fire fighters."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Heart, Fire)

"Why four great powers should fight over Serbia no fellow can understand."
- John Burns
(Related: Fight)

"The men and women of Afghanistan are building a nation that is free, and proud, and fighting terror - and America is honored to be their friend."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Men, Women, Friend, Afghanistan, America, Building, Fighting, Nation, Terror)

"The terrorists are fighting freedom with all their cunning and cruelty because freedom is their greatest fear - and they should be afraid, because freedom is on the march."
- George W. Bush
(Related: Fear, Cruelty, Cunning, Fighting, Freedom, March)

"Clearly you need a new team to go out to bat on your behalf; to fight for your rights and to report back to you personally and to the leadership of the IFP."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Leadership, Fight, Rights)

"I don't feel a lack of hope. It's just disappointment that after all these years we're still fighting meaningless wars for a handful of people."
- Geezer Butler
(Related: People, Hope, Disappointment, Fighting, Years)

"One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: Fighting, First, Man)

"Theist and atheist: the fight between them is as to whether God shall be called God or shall have some other name."
- Samuel Butler
(Related: God, Fight, Name)

"There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights."
- Smedley Butler
(Related: Defense, Fight, Rights)

"For Europe, the fall of Communism has to be taken into account, and the fact that in the fight against Communism the recovery of Europe's Christian roots was the driving force."
- Rocco Buttiglione
(Related: Christian, Communism, Driving, Europe, Fact, Fight, Force)

"I'm never going to get in a fight in public again."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Fight, Public)

"If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Fight)

"I've got a little fight in me, but I think that's good."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Fight)

"And at the end of the day, if the movie's no good, I'll live to fight another day."
- Scott Caan
(Related: Day, End, Fight)

"You must never tire fighting Satan."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: Fighting, Satan)

"Above all, you must fight conceit, envy, and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: Heart, Conceit, Envy, Fight)

"And then fourth, we have that essential group of people who track programs and budgets to ensure that they align with the needs of preparation and warning, counterintelligence and support to the operational war fighter."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: War, People, Budgets, Needs, Preparation, Support)

"And to do that not only for the war fighter, but also to help prepare the people in the acquisition, personnel and policy worlds who need to make adjustments in the department's business, which itself may take 10 or 15 years to accomplish."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: War, Business, People, Policy, Help, May, Years)

"It's easy to measure success by the number of dollars spent or by the number of programs initiated, without having too much regard for what was bought and how useful it was to the people who need it - the war fighter and the analyst."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Success, War, People, Measure)

"One is to ensure that the war fighters and the intelligence analysts get the information that they need when they need it, in a format that's useful to them."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: Intelligence, War, Information)

"So we have a group within the office that is devoted to support for the war fighter. That's, of necessity, an operational and tactical level of concern."
- Stephen Cambone
(Related: War, Concern, Necessity, Office, Support)

"Yes, I was in that game where George Brett hit that home run. Billy saw there was too much pine tar on the bat and he went to the umpire, the next thing we knew they were fighting about it."
- Bert Campaneris
(Related: Home, Fighting, Umpire)

"Fight and you may die. Run, and you'll live."
- William Wallace Campbell
(Related: Fight, May)

"We know that appropriators will fight these cutbacks. But by eliminating earmarks, we can stop the horse trading that grows agency budgets."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: Budgets, Fight, Will)

"Relativism is neither a method of fighting, nor a method of creating, for both of these are uncompromising and at times even ruthless; rather, it is a method of cognition."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Fighting)

"Cognition is not fighting, but once someone knows a lot, he will have much to fight for, so much that he will be called a relativist because of it."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Fight, Fighting, Will)

"If one must fight or create, it is necessary that this be preceded by the broadest possible knowledge."
- Karel Capek
(Related: Knowledge, Fight)

"Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? They never mention that part to us, do they?"
- George Carlin
(Related: Crime, Fight, Fire, Freedom)

"Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity."
- George Carlin
(Related: Peace, Fighting, Virginity)

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

"If there be no enemy there's no fight. If no fight, no victory and if no victory there is no crown."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Victory, Enemy, Fight)

"The cost of adding a feature isn't just the time it takes to code it. The cost also includes the addition of an obstacle to future expansion. The trick is to pick the features that don't fight each other."
- John Carmack
(Related: Time, Fight, Future)

"Delaware's firefighters put their lives in jeopardy every day in an effort to keep families safe."
- Thomas Carper
(Related: Day, Effort, Jeopardy)

"My big fight is not in the movie and I don't understand that decision but I know he's right about it, whatever it is. Quentin did not hire me because I'm a kung fu expert; he hired me because he liked to listen to me talk."
- David Carradine
(Related: Decision, Fight, Right, Talk)

"If you're sitting in that audience ready to fight me from the very beginning, I'm going to have a hard time getting to you. But if you've got a heart at all, I'm going to get it."
- Betty Carter
(Related: Time, Heart, Beginning, Fight)

"No matter how many modern parts I do, people still refer to me as Mrs. Costume Drama. Fight Club is a studio pic, and I've done very few of those. I've got a feeling it's going to change things for me."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Change, People, Drama, Feeling, Fight)

"You become very angry and depressed that you keep getting offered only these exceedingly demure and repressed roles. They're so not me. That's why films like Fight Club were so important to me because I think I confounded certain stereotypes and limited perceptions of what I could do as an actress."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Fight, Perceptions)

"I play some fighting games, but mostly I just play sports."
- Vince Carter
(Related: Sports, Fighting, Games, Play)

"I had written in another draft a completely different kind of fight, but they said they couldn't afford to shoot it. They needed a fight scene, though, so I was told to put a fight scene in, but not the one I had written."
- Dana Carvey
(Related: Draft, Fight)

"If you want to be angry at Gore, be angry at him for not fighting harder in Florida."
- James Carville
(Related: Fighting, Want)

"I think the Democratic Party has the chronic problem of appearing to be weak, of not standing and fighting for what it believes in, not fighting for its own."
- James Carville
(Related: Fighting, Party)

"Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight."
- Johnny Cash
(Related: People, Causes, Fight, Trouble)

"If you've got unemployment, low pay, that was just too bad. But that was the system. That was the sort of economy and philosophy against which I was fighting in the 1930s."
- Barbara Castle
(Related: Economy, Fighting, Philosophy, Unemployment)

"We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo."
- Emanuel Celler
(Related: Character, Assassination, Fight, Party, Republican)

"Ironically, the Canadian naval vessels, aircraft and personnel in the Persian Gulf I mentioned earlier who are fighting terrorism will provide more support indirectly to this war in Iraq than most of the 46 countries that are fully supporting our efforts there."
- Paul Cellucci
(Related: War, Countries, Fighting, Iraq, Support, Terrorism, Will)

"Trust me, you have to fight. When people are wrong, you've got to let them know it."
- Orlando Cepeda
(Related: Trust, People, Fight, Wrong)

"The liberals are fighting so hard whenever President Bush appoints any federal judges."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Fighting, Judges, Liberals, President)

"We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth."
- Neville Chamberlain
(Related: Peace, Possibility, Destruction, Earth, Fight, Future, Principles, Ruin, Security)

"And I remember leaving my place in L.A. and - my father is a big fight fan - and I said, 'Dad, I got a couple of days off and I'm getting ready to go to Houston to sign to fight Muhammad Ali."
- Wilt Chamberlain
(Related: Father, Fight, Houston)

"Must not fight simply to win; no holds barred is not the way; you must win by the rules."
- John Graham Chambers
(Related: Fight, Rules)

"I'm tired of fighting. I've always known that I can't be an action star all my life."
- Jackie Chan
(Related: Life, Action, Fighting)

"The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people."
- Cesar Chavez
(Related: People, Fight)

"Homey don't quit. What else are you gonna do? It's like those guys in the cartoon they get up in the morning, check the clock and fight all day and after it's over they check the clock and go home. That's how it goes."
- Chubby Checker
(Related: Home, Day, Fight)

"Dave thought he was bigger than Van Halen the band. So there was this catfight going on for 10 years."
- Gary Cherone
(Related: Thought, Years)

"Anybody who says they don't like fighting in the NHL have to be out of their minds."
- Donald Stewart Cherry
(Related: Fighting)

"The warrior may fight for gold or for an immediate gain, or for something to take home for the winter to feed the family. The soldier is part of a more complex society. He's fighting for a group ethic of some sort."
- C. J. Cherryh
(Related: Home, Family, Society, Fight, Fighting, Gain, Gold, May, Winter)

"It is right noble to fight with wickedness and wrong; the mistake is in supposing that spiritual evil can be overcome by physical means."
- Lydia M. Child
(Related: Mistake, Evil, Fight, Right, Spiritual, Wickedness, Wrong)

"There is little place in the political scheme of things for an independent, creative personality, for a fighter. Anyone who takes that role must pay a price."
- Shirley Chisholm
(Related: Personality)

"We must remain steadfast in our commitment to our troops, and to those fighting for a free and democratic Iraq because freedom makes our country and the world a safer place."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Commitment, Country, Fighting, Freedom, Iraq, Troops, World)

"The pertinent question: if Americans did not want these wars should they have been compelled to fight them?"
- Frank Chodorov
(Related: Americans, Fight, Want)

"My kingdom is not of this world. If it were, my servants would fight to prevent my arrest by the Jews. But now my kingdom is from another place."
- Jesus Christ
(Related: Fight, Now, World)

"There was no doubt that sooner or later we will fight. But we will fight not in the way of the dissidents' protests. We understood that we needed to be as professional as possible."
- Anatoly Chubais
(Related: Doubt, Fight, Will)

"No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Education, Elections, Fighting)

"I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Country, Fight)

"I like a man who grins when he fights."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Man)

"We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Fight, May, Surrender)

"The German decision to fight is implacable. Even if they were given more than they ask, they would attack just the same, because they are possessed by the demon of destruction."
- Galeazzo Ciano
(Related: Decision, Destruction, Fight)

"The U.S. Military is us. There is no truer representation of a country than the people that it sends into the field to fight for it. The people who wear our uniform and carry our rifles into combat are our kids, and our job is to support them, because they're protecting us."
- Tom Clancy
(Related: People, Country, Fight, Job, Kids, Military, Support)

"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)

"Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat."
- Max Cleland
(Related: Being, Country, Fighting, Republican)

"You show people what you're willing to fight for when you fight your friends."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: People, Fight, Friends)

"No matter what you think about the Iraq war, there is one thing we can all agree on for the next days - we have to salute the courage and bravery of those who are risking their lives to vote and those brave Iraqi and American soldiers fighting to protect their right to vote."
- Hillary Clinton
(Related: War, Courage, American, Bravery, Fighting, Iraq, Right, Soldiers, Vote)

"Never pick a fight with people who buy ink by the barrel."
- William J. Clinton
(Related: People, Fight)

"I'd think,'In a relationship, we should never have his kind of fight.' Then, instead of figuring out how to make it work, I looked for a way to get out of it. The truth is, you shouldn't be married if your that kind of person."
- George Clooney
(Related: Work, Truth, Fight)

"The worst thing that can happen to us in an ideological struggle is to become what we are fighting."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Fighting, Struggle)

"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)

"Democrats are fighting for a new direction that includes protecting Social Security as well as making healthcare affordable, bringing down the high cost of gasoline, and making higher education more accessible for all Americans."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Education, Americans, Democrats, Direction, Fighting, Healthcare, Security)

"I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me... but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch."
- Ty Cobb
(Related: Life, Fight)

"I therefore declare, that if you wish any remission of the taxation which falls upon the homes of the people of England and Wales, you can only find it by reducing the great military establishments, and diminishing the money paid to fighting men in time of peace."
- Richard Cobden
(Related: Men, Money, Peace, Time, People, EnglFighting, Military, Taxation)

"I don't write polite letters. I don't like to plea-bargain. I like to fight."
- Roy M. Cohn
(Related: Fight, Letters)

"For many centuries, suicides were treated like criminals by the society. That is part of the terrible legacy that has come down into society's method of handling suicide recovery. Now we have to fight off the demons that have been hanging around suicide for centuries."
- Judy Collins
(Related: Society, Fight, Now, Suicide)

"Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight."
- William Congreve
(Related: Bed, Fight)

"I don't understand if you get caught in a fight, but take it out on a room, how that implies some psychiatric disorder."
- Sean Connery
(Related: Disorder, Fight)

"It is distressing to me that we live in an age in which we still must fight to protect our civil rights as Americans, in which a hate crime perpetrated against someone based their sexual orientation can go unpunished, and in which discrimination is being written into our laws."
- John Conyers
(Related: Age, Americans, Being, Civil rights, Crime, Discrimination, Fight, Hate, Laws)

"The bad press came because they thought I should fight more. I couldn't get the fights because if I would sign to fight one of King's guys I would be signed to him. I chose not to do that. In hindsight, that might have been a mistake."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Thought, Mistake, Fight, Hindsight, Press)

"Roberto Duran was the kind of guy who was a true fighter and you hardly see guys like that anymore."
- Gerry Cooney
"If you look at my career, towards the end you will see I was fighting like once a year. I was not part of the Don King top heavyweights, so I was kind of kept out. His guys were getting three to four fights a year and I could only get one."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Career, End, Fighting, Will)

"All of the sports have a safety net, but boxing is the only sport that has none. So when the fighter is through, he is through. While he was fighting his management was very excited for him, but now that he is done, that management team is moving on."
- Gerry Cooney
(Related: Sports, Management, Boxing, Fighting, Now, Safety)

"Remember the first rule of gunfighting... "have a gun.""
- Jeff Cooper
(Related: First)

"Remembering that the man who always fights one more round is never whipped."
- James J. Corbett
(Related: Man)

"You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round."
- James J. Corbett
(Related: Fight, Fighting)

"I feel like I'm always fighting not to repeat myself."
- Billy Corgan
(Related: Fighting)

"When there is no peril in the fight there is no glory in the triumph."
- Pierre Corneille
(Related: Fight, Glory)

"The lucky thing was that I was Italian; when the other Italians saw me fight back, they came to my defence."
- Gregory Corso
(Related: Fight)

"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not winning but taking part; the essential thing in life is not conquering but fighting well."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Life, Winning, Fighting, Games)

"We've finally given liberals a war against fundamentalism, and they don't want to fight it. They would, except it would put them on the same side as the United States."
- Ann Coulter
(Related: War, Fight, Liberals, states, United, Want)

"He was always sort of a scrappy little kid wasn't he? A bit of a fighter?"
- Katie Couric
"If the United Nations is to survive, those who represent it must bolster it; those who advocate it must submit to it; and those who believe in it must fight for it."
- Norman Cousins
(Related: Fight, Nations, United)

"Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend."
- William Cowper
(Related: Friend, Ceremony, Fight, Shadows, Worth)

"If you are strong and fighting the weak, then if you kill your opponent then you are a scoundrel... if you let him kill you, then you are an idiot."
- Martin van Creveld
(Related: Fighting)

"It is simply not true that war is solely a means to an end, nor do people necessarily fight in order to obtain this objective or that. In fact, the opposite is true: people very often take up one objective or another precisely in order that they may fight."
- Martin Van Creveld
(Related: War, People, End, Fact, Fight, May, Order)

"I'll continue to fight for school choice and home schooling. Do I believe in accountability? You bet I do."
- Charlie Crist
(Related: Home, Choice, Fight, School)

"Our country was thereby saved from the consequences of its distracting individualistic conception of democracy, and its merely legal conception of nationality. It was because the followers of Jackson and Douglas did fight for it, that the Union was preserved."
- Herbert Croly
(Related: Legal, Consequences, Country, Democracy, Fight, Followers, Nationality)

"I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain, that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows, than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else."
- Oliver Cromwell
(Related: Nothing)

"All the tribes tell the same story. They are surrounded on all sides, the game is destroyed or driven away; they are left to starve, and there remains but one thing for them to do - fight while they can."
- George Crook
(Related: Fight)

"It's interesting when I jog, how much the music makes a difference. You can pretty much count on the Foo Fighters to get your heart rate up."
- Sheryl Crow
(Related: Music, Heart, Difference, Pretty)

"Modern morality and manners suppress all natural instincts, keep people ignorant of the facts of nature and make them fighting drunk on bogey tales."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Nature, Morality, People, Facts, Fighting, Manners)

"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 discrimination still exists in society and we must fight it in every form."
- Andrew Cuomo
(Related: Society, Discrimination, Fight)

"I'd stop in the middle of a gun fight and sing a song."
- Ken Curtis
(Related: Fight, Song)

"I was a fighter pilot, flying Hurricanes all round the Mediterranean. I flew in the Western Desert of Libya, in Greece, in Syria, in Iraq and in Egypt."
- Roald Dahl
(Related: Flying, Greece, Iraq)

"I don't fight the suburban areas or collar counties. I get along with them; they're former Chicagoans anyway."
- Richard M. Daley
(Related: Fight)

"No, I was two years older than the other guys. I was a war baby. My family were a lot poorer than they were. I'd had to fight too hard for anything I had in my life and to smash things up for me."
- Roger Daltrey
(Related: Family, Life, War, Baby, Fight, Years)

"I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Fight, Night)

"At twenty a man is full of fight and hope. He wants to reform the world. When he is seventy he still wants to reform the world, but he know he can't."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Hope, Fight, Man, Reform, World)

"Napoleon had been fighting this army of slaves and free people in Haiti and it depleted his forces. And after the Revolution, when the French were driven out, they stopped and sold this big chunk of North America to the Americans for very little money."
- Edwidge Danticat
(Related: Money, People, America, Americans, Army, Fighting, Revolution)

"I find it incredibly romantic that people should fight for a cause they believe in and be prepared to die for it."
- James D'arcy
(Related: People, Cause, Fight, Romantic)

"Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for."
- Clarence Darrow
(Related: Causes, Fighting, Worth)

"Switzerland is a place where they don't like to fight, so they get people to do their fighting for them while they ski and eat chocolate."
- Larry David
(Related: People, Fight, Fighting, Ski)

"I discovered that in a story I could safely dream any dream, hope any hope, go anywhere I pleased any time I pleased, fight any foe, win or lose, live or die. My stories created a safe experimental learning place."
- Donald Davis
(Related: Time, Dream, Hope, Fight, Learning)

"We're not going to take this sitting down. We are fighting back."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Fighting)

"Meanwhile, people have to join us and fight back against the federal government that has dropped the ball, that is in bed with these energy companies, that wants them to make more money than they've made before."
- Gray Davis
(Related: Government, Money, People, Bed, Energy, Fight)

"If you want to get known as a singer you hire five sexy chicks and let them fight over you onstage and for the cameras. That's publicity, man."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Fight, Man, Publicity, Want)

"As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy."
- Christopher Dawson
(Related: Men, Evil, Fight)

"We are the nation the most powerful, the most armed and we are supplying arms and money to the rest of the world where we are not ourselves fighting. We are eating while there is famine in the world."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Money, Eating, Famine, Fighting, Nation, Rest, World)

"I have no country to fight for; my country is the earth, and I am a citizen of the world."
- Eugene V. Debs
(Related: Country, Earth, Fight, World)

"In short, it is the position of the people of the United States, as expressed by their representatives in Congress, that Israel's fight is our fight. And so shall it be until the last terrorist on earth is in a cell or a cemetery."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: People, Congress, Earth, Fight, Israel, states, United)

"Some guy refuses to fight and we call that the sin, but he's standing up for what he believes in and that seems pretty damned American to me."
- Iris Dement
(Related: American, Fight, Pretty, Sin)

"A good fighter usually knows, to within a very few seconds, when a three-minute round is going to end."
- Jack Dempsey
(Related: End)

"I was a pretty good fighter. But it was the writers who made me great."
- Jack Dempsey
(Related: Pretty, Writers)

"Lesbians and gays... they still have to fight, even inside. It's not that simple, even if they seem to be accepted."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Fight)

"It's still about the women. It's not called Desperate Plumber. People are more interested in cat fights."
- James Denton
(Related: Women, People)

"I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties."
- Princess Diana
(Related: Children, Fight, Potential, Public, Will)

"My dad always used to tell me that if they challenge you to an after-school fight, tell them you won't wait-you can kick their ass right now."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Dad, Challenge, Fight, Now, Right)

"I love physical kinds of comedy and getting down and dirty and doing stunts. When I was growing up, I was always getting into fights with guys and usually punching out boys my age because I was a lot bigger and tougher. So I'm naturally accustomed to putting myself into the headspace of a girl who can take care of herself."
- Cameron Diaz
(Related: Age, Love, Boys, Care, Comedy, Growing up)

"I had to fight like hell to convince people I was beautiful in my own Polish half-breed way."
- Janice Dickinson
(Related: People, Fight, Hell)

"Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight."
- Phyllis Diller
(Related: Bed, Fight)

"Because we're sponsored by competing breweries there is always competition. When we were both fighting for ninth or 10th place, nobody really cared except the two companies."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Competition, Fighting)

"But since we've been fighting for first or second place, it's grabbed the media's attention. I enjoy racing them. They are a good team and when you beat them it's something to be proud of."
- Larry Dixon
(Related: Attention, Fighting, First, Media, Racing)

"I knew that if it ever got down to a choice between the Party and our traditional democratic structure I would fight the Party and our traditional democratic structure I would fight the Party to the bitter end."
- Edward Dmytryk
(Related: Choice, End, Fight, Party)

"Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Home, Soldiers)

"I intend to fight to ensure that Connecticut workers have a level playing field when competing for jobs."
- Christopher Dodd
(Related: Fight, Jobs, Workers)

"Sometimes when you get in a fight with a skunk, you can't tell who started it."
- Lloyd Doggett
(Related: Fight)

"Some actors just won't bend, and then it's a bitch. You either fight or find ways of putting your words in their mouth and letting them say it back at you."
- Richard Donner
(Related: Actors, Fight, Words)

"If we should have to fight, we should be prepared to so so from the neck up instead of from the neck down."
- Jimmy Doolittle
(Related: Fight)

"This year's Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland."
- John Doolittle
(Related: Men, War, Women, Country, Day, Fighting, Terror, Veterans)

"When we ask American men and women in uniform to fight for this country and to defend this country's interest and then to send them overseas, there is no question we have an obligation to protect them and provide for their safety."
- Byron Dorgan
(Related: Men, Women, American, Country, Fight, Interest, Obligation, Question, Safety)

"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)

"We all want peace. Unfortunately, there are times when peace must be defended by fighting terror and tyranny."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Peace, Fighting, Terror, Tyranny, Want)

"Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it."
- Alexandre Dumas
(Related: Happiness, Fight, Order)

"I worry when athletes are simply used by their universities to produce revenue, to make money for them, nothing to show at the back end. I grew up with a lot of players who had very, very tough lives after the ball started bouncing for them. And that's why I'm going to continue to fight."
- Arnie Duncan
(Related: Money, Athletes, End, Fight, Nothing, Worry)

"Asked why they wanted to fight, the young women said they enjoyed it, just as some men and boys do."
- Katherine Dunn
(Related: Men, Women, Boys, Fight)

"Getting hit motivates me. It makes me punish the guy more. A fighter takes a punch, hits back with three punches."
- Roberto Duran
"No government fights fascism to destroy it. When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands, it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges."
- Buenaventura Durruti
(Related: Government, Power, Fascism)

"I'm always going back to one thing - my family... It's my family, my religion, my fighters. Put them in any order you want."
- Lou Duva
(Related: Family, Religion, Order, Want)

"I love what I'm doing. It's my life. When it's time to go, I'll probably be fighting to get out of the casket. I'll be yelling at the priest instead of a referee."
- Lou Duva
(Related: Love, Time, Life, Fighting)

"I've seen a dead body, I've seen some pretty gruesome fist fights, I've been a hunter since I was a child, though I don't anymore, I've gutted wild game."
- George Eads
(Related: Body, Pretty)

"Indifference is harder to fight than hostility, and there is nothing that kills an agitation like having everybody admit that it is fundamentally right."
- Crystal Eastman
(Related: Agitation, Fight, Indifference, Nothing, Right)

"And it is essential that in fighting terrorism, sacrifices should not be made on democracy."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Democracy, Fighting, Terrorism)

"The armies, the difference of all of those armies that had been fighting each other and the Taliban took advantage of that to rule over the whole country."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Country, Difference, Fighting)

"There was expectations that the fights there, the operation there might be extended for several months, even for several years. But within a few weeks it ended, because obviously the Taliban wasn't a real force."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Expectations, Force, Months, Years)

"We have been helping, trying to help Afghanistan in many ways, even from the beginning of... the beginnings of the '20s, 1920s, when he we were fighting our own national struggle."
- Bulent Ecevit
(Related: Afghanistan, Beginning, Beginnings, Fighting, Help, Struggle, Trying)

"There will one day spring from the brain of science a machine or force so fearful in its potentialities, so absolutely terrifying, that even man, the fighter, who will dare torture and death in order to inflict torture and death, will be appalled, and so abandon war forever."
- Thomas A. Edison
(Related: Death, Science, War, Day, Force, Machine, Man, Order, Spring, Will)

"I wish I could say I see my little brother more. We used to fight all the time but now that I don't see him very often I cherish the time I have with him."
- Zac Efron
(Related: Time, Brother, Fight, Now)

"It is only the Somalis themselves - and I don't hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here - they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem. They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution."
- Jan Egeland
(Related: Time, Conflict, Fact, Fighting, Leaders, Old, Political leaders, Resolution)

"I am not only a pacifist but a militant pacifist. I am willing to fight for peace. Nothing will end war unless the people themselves refuse to go to war."
- Albert Einstein
(Related: War, Peace, People, End, Fight, Nothing, Will)

"We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Peace, Fight)

"When people speak to you about a preventive war, you tell them to go and fight it. After my experience, I have come to hate war."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: War, Experience, People, Fight, Hate)

"What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight - it's the size of the fight in the dog."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower
(Related: Fight)

"He is in a gunfight right now. I'm gonna have to take a message."
- Erika Eleniak
(Related: Now, Right)

"I got to meet Mark Hamill. He signed some Star Wars posters for us. I saw the fight scenes he had. He was really into making fun of himself and Star Wars."
- Shannon Elizabeth
(Related: Fight, Fun)

"If you believe in your heart that you are right, you must fight with all your might to do it your way. Only dead fish swim with the stream all the time."
- Linda Ellerbee
(Related: Time, Heart, Fight, Fish, Right)

"I always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness."
- Henry Ellis
(Related: Happiness, Darkness, Feeling, Fight, Musicians, Satan)

"We manage to bounce ideas off one another. Every band fights, but at the end of the day, we're very positive about the way we fight. At least we come out with a result."
- Keith Emerson
(Related: Ideas, Positive, Day, End, Fight, Result)

"You can lay down and die, or you can get up and fight, but that's it - there's no turning back."
- Jon English
(Related: Fight)

"If they do something like that, maybe a Freddy Krueger fan, a girl, a really sick goth girl starts killing kids herself and Freddy has to put a stop to it, or they have to fight it out."
- Robert Englund
(Related: Fight, Kids, Killing)

"Boxing, for me, it's the beginning of all sports. I'm willing to bet that the first sport was a man against another man in a fight, so I think that's something innate in all of us."
- Omar Epps
(Related: Sports, Beginning, Boxing, Fight, First, Man)

"The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: War, Fighting, Nothing, Politicians)

"Educate yourself. Understand what you're dealing with. Then figure out how to fight it. Then figure out how to raise money for that fight. It'll help you cope. It'll help your child."
- Boomer Esiason
(Related: Money, Fight, Help)

"I really live a simple life and don't need very much to feel good and happy. Don't get me wrong; I believe you should get what you earn. Sometimes you have to fight for it."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Life, Fight, Wrong)

"Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent."
- Euripides
(Related: Chance)

"No one respects the umpire's job more than I do; but, if I were a manager, I would probably be ejected three or four times a season fighting for my team."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Manager, Fighting, Job, Umpire)

"I was a little girl fighting as a partisan against Nazi-Fascism."
- Oriana Fallaci
(Related: Fighting)

"But if I thought on it, I would like to be remembered as a brother who loved his people and did everything that I knew to fight for them, the liberation of our people."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Brother, Thought, People, Fight)

"They call them terrorists, I call them freedom fighters."
- Louis Farrakhan
(Related: Freedom)

"I like the dueling club scene, where Daniel and I fight with our wands. I thought it was a brilliant scene to shoot. I think the end product looked really good."
- Tom Felton
(Related: Thought, End, Fight)

"I never really address myself to any image anybody has of me. That's like fighting with ghosts."
- Sally Field
(Related: Fighting)

"Give me a sword fight any day."
- Joseph Fiennes
(Related: Day, Fight)

"These are busy times for the Border Patrol, the customs agents, immigration folks; but if we are going to send these agencies to fight a war on drugs, to fight a war against illegal behavior, we have to send them the proper tools."
- Bob Filner
(Related: War, Behavior, Drugs, Fight, Tools)

"As actors, the thing we have to fight, more than even the business part of making movies, is boredom."
- Linda Fiorentino
(Related: Business, Movies, Actors, Boredom, Fight)

"Most of the media... is positioning the merger with Compaq and the recent actions by Walter Hewlett and David Packard as a fight between the past and the future."
- Carly Fiorina
(Related: Actions, Fight, Future, Media, Past)

"If in my fight I can encourage even some people to understand and to abandon policies they now so blindly follow, I shall not regret any punishment I may incur."
- Bram Fischer
(Related: People, Fight, May, Now, Punishment, Regret)

"Freedom is not worth fighting for if it means no more than license for everyone to get as much as he can for himself."
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher
(Related: Fighting, Freedom, Worth)

"I think that generally music should be a positive thing, I like Bob Marley's attitude: he said that his goal in life was to single handedly fight all the evil in the world with nothing but music, and when he went to a place he didn't go to play, he went to conquer."
- Jon Fishman
(Related: Life, Music, Goal, Positive, Evil, Fight, Nothing, Play, World)

"We gotta stop fighting amongst each other. I think the only rift should be when take it the stage and try to out perform each other."
- Grandmaster Flash
(Related: Fighting)

"When the going got tough, I really had to draw on many of the same competitive instincts I did when I was skating. I really had to put my head down and stay positive. I had to fight."
- Peggy Fleming
(Related: Positive, Fight)

"My only requirement for that first story was that there had to be a fight or an explosion on every page. Naturally, no one wanted to publish it, but I liked the character, did a few stories to keep my hand in."
- Phil Foglio
(Related: Character, Fight, First)

"Everybody knows it hurts to grow up... and we're still fighting it."
- Ben Folds
(Related: Fighting)

"I'm crazy about Grant: his character, his nature, his science in fighting and everything else. But I don't like the idea that he never accepted the blame for anything, always found someone else to blame for any mistake that was ever made, including blaming Prentiss for Shiloh."
- Shelby Foote
(Related: Science, Nature, Mistake, Idea, Character, Blame, Fighting)

"To be trained in karate is something because karate is a vicious thing. If you are any good at it, you can kill somebody with it. It is a vicious way to fight."
- Thomas Foran
(Related: Fight, Karate)

"I could take Sean Connery in a fight... I could definitely take him."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: Fight)

"The referee is going to be the most important person in the ring tonight besides the fighters."
- George Foreman
"That's my gift. I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back. If it's not positive, I didn't hear it. If you can overcome that, fights are easy."
- George Foreman
(Related: Positive, Negativity, Water)

"Sure the fight was fixed. I fixed it with a right hand."
- George Foreman
(Related: Fight, Right)

"I want to keep fighting because it is the only thing that keeps me out of the hamburger joints. If I don't fight, I'll eat this planet."
- George Foreman
(Related: Fight, Fighting, Want)

"It's a tough world out there and all the guys are fighting hard and the competition is really tough."
- Guy Forget
(Related: Competition, Fighting, World)

"Ukraine has been a strong partner to the United States on international initiatives and a committed ally in fighting the War on Terrorism."
- Vito Fossella
(Related: War, Fighting, states, Terrorism, United)

"I have decided to fight for my country, because we have build a success story in Guanajuato, with real results and more yet to come in the next two years."
- Vicente Fox
(Related: Success, Country, Fight, Results, Years)

"Challenging unfairly subsidized products, fighting counterfeit goods and intellectual property theft and holding countries accountable for an unfair currency regime will help American companies remain competitive."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: American, Countries, Fighting, Help, Property, Theft, Will)

"America does not fight for land, glory or riches."
- Virginia Foxx
(Related: America, Fight, Glory, Land)

"Women have not yet realized the cowardice that resides, for if they should decide to do so, they would be able to fight you until death; and to prove that I speak the truth, amongst so many women, I will be the first to act, setting an example for them to follow."
- Veronica Franco
(Related: Women, Truth, Death, Act, Cowardice, Example, Fight, First, Will)

"It is because the fight against the harshest aspects of unrestricted capitalism is therefore a political problem and not an intellectual one that community action remains so essential."
- Barney Frank
(Related: Action, Capitalism, Community, Fight)

"This is just another man, another fight, another payday."
- Joe Frazier
(Related: Fight, Man)

"I'm the kinda person, you gotta fight for everything you get. You gotta believe in yourself."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Fight)

"I fought for years and spent a fortune fighting and never got anywhere."
- David Friedman
(Related: Fighting, Fortune, Years)

"The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention argues that no two countries that are both part of the same global supply chain will ever fight a war as long as they are each part of that supply chain."
- Thomas Friedman
(Related: War, Conflict, Countries, Fight, Prevention, Theory, Will)

"Tom DeLay fears independent thinkers and fighters. I am both."
- Martin Frost
(Related: Delay)

"At this time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Germany and Russia to fight each other to death."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Death, Time, Policy, Confidence, Fight, Germany, Russia)

"At that time I had complete confidence in Russian policy and I believed that the Western Allies deliberately allowed Russia and Germany to fight each other to the death."
- Klaus Fuchs
(Related: Death, Time, Policy, Confidence, Fight, Germany, Russia)

"We have shown, given these last three years, that we were succeeding in fighting terrorists. While during the first 30 years of the former governments they didn't."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Fighting, First, Years)

"Now we are showing to the world that this fighting against two terrorist groups was feasible and now we have an isolated case which doesn't mean that terrorism is alive, as it was before."
- Alberto Fujimori
(Related: Fighting, Now, Terrorism, World)

"National armies fight nations, royal armies fight their like, the first obey a mob, always demented and the second a king, generally sane."
- J. F. C. Fuller
(Related: Fight, First, Mob, Nations)

"Don't fight forces, use them."
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Related: Fight)

"So the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund is out there preserving and fighting for, and sometimes winning and sometimes losing, the fight for First Amendment rights in comics and, more generally, for freedom of speech."
- Neil Gaiman
(Related: Legal, Winning, Defense, Fight, Fighting, First, Freedom, Rights, Losing, Speech)

"Everyone knows that if you've got a brother, you're going to fight."
- Liam Gallagher
(Related: Brother, Fight)

"When I was fired from my post as General of the Fighter Arm, I was to give proof that this jet was a superior fighter. And that's when we did it. I think we did it."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Post, Proof)

"We have built a total of about 1250 of this aircraft, but only fifty were allowed to be used as fighters - as interceptors. And out of this fifty, there were never more than 25 operational. So we had only a very, very few."
- Adolf Galland
"We had at our disposal the first operational jet, which superseded by at least 150 knots the fastest American and English fighters. This was a unique situation."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: American, English, First)

"I had to inspect all fighter units in Russia, Africa, Sicily, France, and Norway. I had to be everywhere."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: France, Russia)

"According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command, they were supposed to be the fighter elite."
- Adolf Galland
"Many pilots of the time were the opinion that a fighter pilot in a closed cockpit was an impossible thing, because you should smell the enemy. You could smell them because of the oil they were burning."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Time, Enemy, Oil, Opinion)

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

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Fight, First)

"Then I did one fight scene, and they said it looked good. Because I did it well enough, they've given me more."
- Victor Garber
(Related: Fight)

"One should fight like the devil the temptation to think well of editors. They are all, without exception - at least some of the time, incompetent or crazy."
- John Gardner
(Related: Time, Devil, Editors, Fight, Temptation)

"If these hands, used to fighting, would be acceptable to His Holiness, we most thankfully dedicate them to the service of him who deserves so well of the Church and of the fatherland."
- Giuseppe Garibaldi
(Related: Church, Fighting, Holiness, Service)

"I go to my physical therapist to keep fighting it and one of them told me if you don't use it, you lose it, but I know we're on television so I won't say what I would often say."
- Teri Garr
(Related: Fighting, Television)

"And whereas women had to fight to find their way into the workforce, men are now fighting to reclaim their place in the family structure."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Family, Men, Women, Fight, Fighting, Now)

"But now that the guerrilla fighting is over, the Spaniards are again men without a country or families or homes or work, though everyone appreciates very much what they did."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Men, Work, Country, Fighting, Now)

"The real fight is about what should be in the marketplace and what should not. Should education be a marketable commodity? Should healthcare?"
- Susan George
(Related: Education, Fight, Healthcare)

"I think the market is always going to be around. The goal is not to say, let's get rid of the market, because the market does render a huge number of services, and I don't want to have a fight about the price of something every time I buy a book or a bottle of water."
- Susan George
(Related: Time, Goal, Fight, Want, Water)

"Since the events of September 11, we've rightfully changed our military strategy so we're now taking the fight to those individuals who aim to do us harm, rather than waiting for another atrocious attack to happen."
- Jim Gerlach
(Related: Strategy, Events, Fight, Harm, Military, Now, Waiting)

"I feel like I still am struggling in a lot of different ways. I still have to fight for certain things. Certain jobs. At least I'm working and I'm thankful for that."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Fight, Jobs)

"I have three sons, a husband, parents, and I'll fight and get angry, but what is very important that I have found as I've matured, is that I have to move on."
- Jami Gertz
(Related: HusbFight, Parents, Sons)

"I am going to fight - I, a socialist and Syndicalist - so that we shall make an end to war, so that the little ones of France will sleep in peace, and the women go without fear."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Women, Peace, War, Fear, End, Fight, France, Sleep, Will)

"But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Fighting, Prohibition)

"Hitler had this deal where he was supposed to make it rough on them so they would all get out and migrate to Israel because they needed people there to fight the Arabs."
- Hutton Gibson
(Related: People, Fight, Israel)

"I've never had to fight hard for anything I've gotten in the past."
- Tyrese Gibson
(Related: Fight, Past)

"Insurgents throughout Iraq continue to threaten our efforts and pose a danger to stability in the region. They fight not for their country, but rather against ours."
- Paul Gillmor
(Related: Country, Danger, Fight, Iraq, Stability)

"Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue."
- Hermione Gingold
(Related: Idea, Fighting, Tongue, Woman)

"You cannot fight against the future. Time is on our side."
- William E. Gladstone
(Related: Time, Fight, Future)

"As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed."
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Related: Life, Heart, Strength, Difficulties, Fighting)

"When I did sports cartoons, I used to uh, go to fights."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Sports, Cartoons)

"I'm fighting the label of "Black" actress simply because it's very limiting in people's eyes, especially people who are making movies."
- Whoopi Goldberg
(Related: Movies, People, Eyes, Fighting)

"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)

"You don't need to be straight to fight and die for your country. You just need to shoot straight."
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Country, Fight)

"Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?"
- Barry Goldwater
(Related: Death, Fight, Tax, Projects, Tax cuts, Taxes, Vote)

"The amygdala in the emotional center sees and hears everything that occurs to us instantaneously and is the trigger point for the fight or flight response."
- Daniel Goleman
(Related: Fight)

"It was a fight for a very long time. After the end of the first season, all that was done."
- John Goodman
(Related: Time, End, Fight, First)

"You should not do this, Comrade. We are only in the introductory stage yet, here in Western Europe. And in that stage it is better to encourage the fighters than the rulers."
- Herman Gorter
(Related: Europe)

"I don't watch a lot of featherweight fights yet some of those fights are the best fights ever."
- Robert Goulet
"Ali's daughter is fighting and Joe Frazier's daughter is fighting as well."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Daughter, Fighting)

"It's obvious that they're going to want Ali's daughter and Frazier's daughter to fight it out."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Daughter, Fight, Obvious, Want)

"The only good thing about going to the fights is you can go into the green room and you can see some of your old friends that you haven't seen in a long time."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Time, Friends, Old)

"In responding to a terrorist attack, there are only two choices - take the fight to the enemy or wait until they hit you again. In my estimation, America chose the first."
- Kay Granger
(Related: America, Choices, Enemy, Fight, First)

"My instinct was that it was Sidney's childhood in the Bahamas that gave him the fearlessness to fight racism. So this documentary was a kind of rounding out of what had begun in that scene in In the Heat of the Night."
- Lee Grant
(Related: Childhood, Fight, Instinct, Night, Racism)

"I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer."
- Ulysses S. Grant
(Related: Fight, Summer)

"Art is accusation, expression, passion. Art is a fight to the finish between black charcoal and white paper."
- Gunter Grass
(Related: Art, Expression, Fight, Passion)

"I didn't fight to get women out from behind vacuum cleaners to get them onto the board of Hoover."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Women, Fight)

"Surely no issue unites us more than our appreciation for our military personnel who are bringing aid to devastated countries, defending us against terrorism, and fighting to make a free election possible in Iraq."
- Christine Gregoire
(Related: Appreciation, Countries, Fighting, Iraq, Military, Terrorism)

"And Life is Colour and Warmth and Light and a striving evermore for these; and he is dead, who will not fight; and who dies fighting has increase."
- Julian Grenfell
(Related: Life, Fight, Fighting, Light, Will)

"Women are allowed more freedoms and we're fighting for more freedoms, we're experiencing more freedoms won."
- Pam Grier
(Related: Women, Fighting)

"We in this Congress have a choice. The American people have a right to exercise a choice on this issue, as to whether our men and women will continue to fight and die in a war based on deception and fantasy, or to start bringing the troops home."
- Raul Grijalva
(Related: Home, Men, War, Women, People, American, Choice, Congress, Deception, Exercise, Fantasy, Fight, Right, Troops, Will)

"I stood up as best I could to their disgusting stupidity and brutality, but I did not, of course, manage to beat them at their own game. It was a fight to the bitter end, one in which I was not defending ideals or beliefs but simply my own self."
- George Grosz
(Related: Beliefs, End, Fight, Ideals, Self, Stupidity)

"It is sometimes tougher to fight my superiors than the French."
- Heinz Guderian
(Related: Fight)

"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)

"Israel has created a new image of the Jew in the world - the image of a working and an intellectual people, of a people that can fight with heroism."
- David Ben Gurion
(Related: People, Fight, Heroism, Israel, World)

"I have relaxed into my persona as an author, although I used to fight that."
- David Guterson
(Related: Fight)

"Writing became an obsessive compulsive habit but I had almost no money so I thought about being an urban firefighter and having lots of free time in which to write or becoming an English teacher and thinking about books and writers on a daily basis. That swayed me."
- David Guterson
(Related: Money, Time, Thought, Habit, Being, Books, English, Thinking, Writers, Writing)

"Osama bin Laden, the person, more likely serves the function of a stand-in. Compare the new terrorists with partisans or conventional terrorists in Israel. These people often fight in a decentralized manner in small, autonomous units, too."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: People, Fight, Israel, Osama bin laden)

"Partisans fight on familiar territory with professed political objectives to conquer power. This is what distinguishes them from terrorists."
- Jurgen Habermas
(Related: Power, Fight, Objectives)

"It's very clearly stated in the film: You make your own choices, and what you're always fighting is ego."
- Taylor Hackford
(Related: Choices, Ego, Fighting)

"Fighting terrorism is not unlike fighting a deadly cancer. It can't be treated just where it's visible - every diseased cell in the body must be destroyed."
- David Hackworth
(Related: Body, Cancer, Fighting, Terrorism)

"Listen to advice. You don't know how many writer's conferences I've taught at where at least half the audience fights all the conventions of the field."
- Jane Haddam
(Related: Advice, Writer)

"I see couples fighting about the stupidest things. You just have to rise above everything."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Fighting)

"You know looking back on it now I used the fight and after the fight as motivation, to make sure I was going to be the best middleweight in the world for a long time."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Time, Motivation, Fight, Now, World)

"The situation right after the fight wasn't too good; I believe I'm still the only champion in the world who never received the belt inside the ring once you've won the title. I held that against the English fans for a long time but I felt that also motivated me."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Time, English, Fans, Fight, Right, World)

"Oh yeah, I mean every fighter has got be dedicated, learn how to sacrifice, know what the devotion is all about, make sure you're paying attention and studying your art."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Art, Sacrifice, Attention, Devotion)

"In some ways that fight gave me more respect around the world and helped me be even more popular because so many people felt my pain and saw that I was robbed."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: People, Fight, Pain, Popular, Respect, World)

"Even though the outcome wasn't the way it should have been, publicly I still feel in my heart I won the Sugar Ray Leonard fight."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Heart, Fight)

"You know, I think I had a great career; there's not much I think I'd do different other than get a title shot much earlier. I didn't get one till 49 or 50 fights into my career."
- Marvin Hagler
(Related: Career)

"We now have a political process, we've had a period of parties that have been fighting each other quite literally with bombs and bullets, talking to each other, and having sat together in the assembly and sharing government with each other."
- Peter Hain
(Related: Government, Bombs, Fighting, Now, Sharing, Talking)

"I never trust a fighting man who doesnt smoke or drink."
- William Halsey
(Related: Trust, Fighting, Man)

"No, when the fight begins within himself, A man's worth something."
- Robert Browning Hamilton
(Related: Fight, Man, Worth)

"Let me just say: Peace to you, if you're willing to fight for it."
- Fred Hampton
(Related: Peace, Fight)

"A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday. It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses."
- Lee Haney
(Related: Health, Heart, Blood, Cancer, Disease, Fighting, Holiday, Key, Pressure)

"American GIs don't fight this unjust immoral and illegal war of Johnson's."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: War, American, Fight)

"Because our fight has been for such a long time we are isolated from the world, even after reconstruction we don't have much attention from people outside."
- Hanoi Hannah
(Related: Time, People, Attention, Fight, World)

"With guests who are 'in the middle of the fight,' we're able to hear their point-of-view on the topics, as well as advance our own feelings."
- Sean Hannity
(Related: Feelings, Fight, Guests)

"I will fight hard to keep my seat in this place, but that will depend on the people who sent me here."
- Pauline Hanson
(Related: People, Fight, Will)

"I was not fighting myself at all as I used to."
- Daniela Hantuchova
(Related: Fighting)

"I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!"
- Warren G. Harding
(Related: Care, Enemies, Fight, Friends, Trouble, Walking)

"I think you have to control the materials to an extent, but it's important to let the materials have a kind of power for themselves; like the natural power of gravity, if you are painting on a wall, it makes the paint trickle and it drips; there is no reason to fight that."
- Keith Haring
(Related: Power, Control, Fight, Gravity, Painting, Reason)

"We both agreed that Stalin was determined to hold out against the Germans. He told us he'd never let them get to Moscow. But if he was wrong, they'd go back to the Urals and fight. They'd never surrender."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: Fight, Surrender, Wrong)

"You look at a guy like Lance Armstrong, and you have to be inspired. I sat next to Kirk Douglas the other day, and he's inspiring for fighting through his stroke."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Day, Fighting, Inspiring)

"You can mostly forget ethnic or religious differences. The competition for a bigger share of the oil proceeds is behind much of the fighting."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Competition, Fighting, Forget, Oil, Religious)

"A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone."
- Jane Harrison
(Related: Work, Artist, Creation, Fight, Reality, Will)

"The perks of working in Japan are that you might go for two weeks every three or four months, so you do work an abbreviated schedule. But you really make up for the abbreviated schedule by how hard you have to fight, how much you've got to be in shape."
- Owen Hart
(Related: Work, Fight, Months)

"Trade creates jobs and lifts people out of poverty. And when that happens, societies stabilize and grow. And there is nothing like a stable society to fight terrorism and strengthen democracy, freedom and rule of law."
- Dennis Hastert
(Related: Society, People, Democracy, Fight, Freedom, Jobs, Law, Nothing, Poverty, Terrorism, Trade)

"V-J Day, or Victory in Japan Day, marks the date of the Japanese surrender that ended fighting in the Pacific."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Victory, Day, Fighting, Surrender)

"In remembering those who lost their lives in the London attacks and the September 11th attacks we continue our commitment to fighting for freedom, democracy and justice."
- Doc Hastings
(Related: Commitment, Democracy, Fighting, Freedom, Justice, London)

"Our heroes are fighting to bring stability to the Middle East, and they have put pressure on all of the tyrannies of the Middle East. They have taken a stand against tyranny, against terrorists, and for the prospect of decent societies throughout that region."
- Orrin Hatch
(Related: Fighting, Heroes, Pressure, Stability, Tyranny)

"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)

"When it is important for you to say something and you find a vehicle to say it, then go for it. It is so rare when that happens so I think every minute spent fighting for it is always worth it. Even if nothing ends up happening, it's still worth the fight."
- Salma Hayek
(Related: Fight, Fighting, Nothing, Worth)

"As we are all aware, Special Operations Forces, SOF, are playing an increasingly essential role as we continue to fight and, more importantly, win the war on terror."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: War, Fight, Terror)

"Defoe says that there were a hundred thousand country fellows in his time ready to fight to the death against popery, without knowing whether popery was a man or a horse."
- William Hazlitt
(Related: Death, Time, Country, Fight, Man)

"I'm going to fight again because this wasn't a fight."
- Thomas Hearns
(Related: Fight)

"That was the fight. I knew that I had done something that no man had been able to do to a champion."
- Thomas Hearns
(Related: Fight, Man)

"We don't fight about money... I hate to see people fight about money."
- Christie Hefner
(Related: Money, People, Fight, Hate)

"In these times we fight for ideas and newspapers are our fortress."
- Heinrich Heine
(Related: Ideas, Fight, Newspapers)

"The greatest fight is when you are fighting in the smoke and cannot see with your eyes."
- Mark Helprin
(Related: Eyes, Fight, Fighting)

"The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Fighting, Hate, World, Worth)

"Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Art, Death, Performance, Artist, Danger, Honor)

"The colors I choose there was to paint the first hotel, the Disneyland Hotel. Because of the cloudy sky we had in Paris, it had to be a particular kind of color who will fight those grey days. And also something you can see when you're driving up 'There it is! We're arriving!'"
- John Hench
(Related: Colors, Driving, Fight, First, Paris, Sky, Will)

"Fighting hard to protect yourself and your relatives is good for your genes, but when captured and escape is not possible, giving up short of dying and making the best you can of the new situation is also good for your genes."
- Keith Henson
(Related: Dying, Fighting, Giving, Relatives)

"Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end."
- Robert Herrick
(Related: End, Fight, First)

"Jewish fundamentalism is teaching that Jews can fight with guns and with civil war, against being relocated off the West Bank, and disobey the orders of their government. That is the call to jihad, to several kinds of jihad."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Government, War, Being, Fight, Teaching)

"I think anti-Semitism is the meal ticket of the organizations that fight it."
- Arthur Hertzberg
(Related: Fight)

"For in the theoretical field bourgeois economics no longer engages in blithe and joyous fights."
- Rudolf Hilferding
(Related: Economics)

"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)

"Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting."
- Napoleon Hill
(Related: Victory, Fighting)

"All we know is that, at times, fighting the Russians, we had to remove the piles of enemy bodies from before our trenches, so as to get a clear field of fire against new waves of assault."
- Paul von Hindenburg
(Related: Enemy, Fighting, Fire)

"Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Fight, Struggle, Want, World)

"As a Christian I have no duty to allow myself to be cheated, but I have the duty to be a fighter for truth and justice."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Truth, Christian, Duty, Justice)

"It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: Faith, Knowledge, Fight)

"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)

"It's a journey, it's a fight everyday. There was a real effort to stay in the program... So far this has been a very successful rehab."
- Peter Hobson
(Related: Successful, Effort, Fight, Journey)

"We must have more union members in this country to fight the political and business forces that are undermining workers in this country. The AFL-CIO has chosen the opposite approach by planning to throw even more money at politicians."
- James P. Hoffa
(Related: Business, Money, Country, Fight, Planning, Politicians, Workers)

"In my room as a kid... I'd play a fighter and get knocked to the floor and come back to win."
- Dustin Hoffman
(Related: Play)

"We are too quick to put labels on things. It is my profession. I get up and paint. Everyone wants to put a label on it, but I am a free spirit, so I fight against that."
- Geoffrey Holder
(Related: Fight, Profession, Quick, Spirit)

"People don't understand the kind of fight it takes to record what you want to record the way you want to record it."
- Billie Holiday
(Related: People, Fight, Want)

"Sometimes it's worse to win a fight than to lose."
- Billie Holiday
(Related: Fight)

"Muhammad could take a very good punch. He was slick, he could move, he could hit, make you miss, good hand speed and combinations and one of the greatest fighters of all time in my opinion."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Time, Opinion)

"I would think about the outcome. Visualize sometimes. Because it never comes out the way you want it to. Fight the way I know how to fight. Whatever comes up, comes up."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Fight, Want)

"Mike Tyson would have been a good sparring partner for me and Muhammad Ali because Tyson was a fast fighter and he could punch and throw good combinations."
- Larry Holmes
"With a record of 75 fights and 6 losses, some of the losses were very questionable including Brian Nielsen when we fought in Denmark. I knew I won but they didn't give me that fight."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Denmark, Fight)

"We put our life on the line to fight for them, put on a show and these guys take our money so whatever happens to Bob Arum, Don King or anyone else is fine with me."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Life, Money, Fight)

"George Foreman is easier and has the bigger name and have you noticed that Foreman never calls me out or ever mentions my name? He is afraid of me like most fighters are and most people want to forget about Larry Holmes, like he never ever existed."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: People, Forget, Name, Want)

"All fighters are prostitutes and all promoters are pimps."
- Larry Holmes
"I don't think Joe Louis could take the punches today fighting in this era."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Fighting, Today)

"Fighters today are much bigger, stronger and quicker and not only that but referees, judges and doctors back then were very strict and if your head got busted up the fight would be stopped."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Doctors, Fight, Judges, Today)

"I think Ali was a fan of mine, even though he never said it. A lot of fighters thought I was pretty good. Nobody every really spoke different on that. But a lot of fighters thought I was good so."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Thought, Pretty)

"You can't put those guys like Marciano or anyone else in with today's class of fighters."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Class, Today)

"I never tried to be a mercenary or a killer but a hard working fighter."
- Larry Holmes
"I still feel that I am in my prime right now but I think my best fights were in my thirties."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Now, Right)

"Everybody knows that I am one of the greatest fighters of all time and I would beat all those guys."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Time)

"If you try to fight the course, it will beat you."
- Lou Holtz
(Related: Fight, Will)

"In 'The King's Speech,' patriotism is utterly contained within a historical moment, the third of September, 1939, where the aggressor is clear, the fight is clear, it hasn't become complicated over time."
- Tom Hooper
(Related: Patriotism, Time, Fight, Speech)

"Older men declare war. But it is the youth that must fight and die."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Men, War, Fight, Youth)

"Actors I admire? Ed Harris, or course, I think he's terrific; because I know he always had to fight being what he looked like a lot, but I think he's a terrific actor."
- Anthony Hopkins
(Related: Actor, Actors, Being, Fight)

"Thank God I never got in a fight. All of the jock dudes hated me, but all of their girlfriends thought I was nice so they wouldn't touch me. It was infuriating to them."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: God, Thought, Fight, Girlfriends)

"The hate and scorn showered on us Negro officers by our fellow Americans convinced me that there was no sense in my dying for a world ruled by them. I made up my mind that if I got through this war I would study law and use my time fighting for men who could not strike back."
- Charles Hamilton Houston
(Related: Men, Time, War, Americans, Dying, Fighting, Hate, Law, Mind, Sense, Study, World)

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

"My mother taught me that when you stand in the truth and someone tells a lie about you, don't fight it."
- Whitney Houston
(Related: Mother, Truth, Lie, Fight)

"The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: Fight)

"With the fight scenes, they would take a video camera and shoot alongside the camera so we would piece it together on the computer and had an extremely rough cut of what we were doing."
- Kelly Hu
(Related: Computer, Fight)

"A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run."
- Elbert Hubbard
(Related: Conservative, Fight, Man)

"Those who live are those who fight."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Fight)

"If you're going to play hockey now, you have to be able to play. If you have the ability to fight and play, you're an unbelievable commodity. But if you can only fight, there might be six of those guys left in the league, and I can guarantee they're going fast."
- Brett Hull
(Related: Ability, Fight, Now, Play)

"You can't get big in hockey. You need to be pliable... they've even taken fighting out of the game, so there's no more of those big huge guys who just fight."
- Brett Hull
(Related: Fight, Fighting)

"Publicly, we're saying we're better at fighting terrorism. Privately, we know that the bureaucracy has only gotten worse, since the high-level people are scared of being held responsible for 9/11."
- David Hunt
(Related: People, Being, Bureaucracy, Fighting, Saying, Terrorism)

"If they didn't have ten fights a night, it was a bad night."
- John Hunter
(Related: Night)

"We're fighting an enemy that is far different than any we have got before. It's a nontraditional kind of war, and I think we need to step back, recalibrate how we go about protecting our borders and protecting our people, and resetting our position in the world."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: War, People, Enemy, Fighting, World)

"I may be wrong in that, but not I think in putting the questions. In our modern democracy the government needs not a unanimous but a general support for war before it orders our forces to fight."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Government, War, Democracy, Fight, May, Needs, Questions, Support, Wrong)

"It seems that fighting is a game where everybody is the loser."
- Zora Neale Hurston
(Related: Fighting)

"Those who fight in God's cause will be victorious."
- Saddam Hussein
(Related: God, Cause, Fight, Will)

"I'm very fond of doing movies where men fight over me. I don't get to do enough."
- Anjelica Huston
(Related: Men, Movies, Fight)

"Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Life, Cunning, Fight, Personality, Self, Will)

"In fact men will fight for a superstition quite as quickly as for a living truth - often more so, since a superstition is so intangible you cannot get at it to refute it, but truth is a point of view, and so is changeable."
- Hypatia
(Related: Men, Truth, Fact, Fight, Living, Superstition, Will)

"Never wear your best trousers when you go out to fight for freedom and truth."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Truth, Fight, Freedom)

"You should never have your best trousers on when you go out to fight for freedom and truth."
- Henrik Ibsen
(Related: Truth, Fight, Freedom)

"A man who dreads trials and difficulties cannot become a revolutionary. If he is to become a revolutionary with an indomitable fighting spirit, he must be tempered in the arduous struggle from his youth. As the saying goes, early training means more than late earning."
- Kim Jong Il
(Related: Difficulties, Fighting, Man, Saying, Spirit, Struggle, Training, Trials, Youth)

"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)

"When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the family. As late as the '70s and '80s when we were fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, states like Louisiana still had a head and master law."
- Patricia Ireland
(Related: Legal, Family, Fighting, Rights, Law, Man, School, states)

"I know the type of demons they have to fight and I am going to help them, because it's the only way I can keep them from getting to my family. I have to clean up my friends because they are around my boys. It's upsetting."
- Michael Irvin
(Related: Family, Boys, Fight, Friends, Help)

"My submission to you is we're fighting the war on terror not overseas but in our own streets, and we'd be spending vast more fortunes to try to be a defensive country to protect ourselves rather than an offensive country to spread democracy wherever people yearn for it."
- Johnny Isakson
(Related: War, People, Country, Democracy, Fighting, Terror)

"It's good that the first half of the speech emphasized freedom, because George W. Bush has been the global champion for freedom. As he said, if we don't fight tyranny it will not leave us alone in peace."
- Ernest Istook
(Related: Peace, Fight, First, Freedom, Speech, Tyranny, Will)

"We discussed the history of postwar Japan and how Japan had missed an opportunity to build a more functional democracy because of the focus on fighting communism driven in large part by the American occupation."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: History, Opportunity, American, Communism, Democracy, Fighting, Focus, Occupation)

"Upholding human rights is not merely compatible with fighting terrorism, it is essential."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Fighting, Rights, Human rights, Terrorism)

"There was a very convincing argument made that the extremists have won and the aggression is now supported by the majority, therefore fighting until surrender was the only alternative."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Aggression, Argument, Fighting, Majority, Now, Surrender)

"The idea of trying to fight against extremism was written off as naive."
- Joichi Ito
(Related: Idea, Extremism, Fight, Trying)

"We Bosniaks would for sure fight for integrity of Bosnia."
- Alija Izetbegovic
(Related: Fight, Integrity)

"I mean, the fight for a health care bill to cover all Americans and leave none behind is attacked as being a race appeal, which is not true, but then it's put out in the media as true."
- Jesse Jackson
(Related: Health, Americans, Being, Care, Fight, Media, Race)

"There were times when I had great times with my brothers, pillow fights and things, but I was, used to always cry from loneliness."
- Michael Jackson
(Related: Brothers, Loneliness)

"The patriot volunteer, fighting for country and his rights, makes the most reliable soldier on earth."
- Thomas J. Jackson
(Related: Country, Earth, Fighting, Rights)

"The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world."
- Bianca Jagger
(Related: Government, War, Survival, Fighting, World)

"Since very early in my career, I have always did my own stunt fighting."
- Brion James
(Related: Career, Fighting)

"It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe."
- Henry James
(Related: American, Being, Europe, Fate, Fighting)

"I knew, however, that the next morning after the fight I would have to get away, and I did just in time, for a full company came early to look for me and were furious because I had escaped them."
- Jesse James
(Related: Time, Company, Fight)

"Everybody gets typecast in movies, but you have to make wise choices. I'd say around 90 percent of movie casting is about the way you look, so you have to fight that. If producers had their way, I'd only be in action films, but I'm interested in a more varied career than that."
- Famke Janssen
(Related: Movies, Action, Career, Choices, Fight)

"With Hitchcock I had little relationship. I was called to replace Bernard Herrmann, his favorite composer, in Torn Curtain, after the bitter fight between them."
- Maurice Jarre
(Related: Favorite, Fight)

"As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also."
- Thomas Jefferson
(Related: Men, Enemies, Fight, Now, Reason)

"I do not fight against men, but against the system that is sexist."
- Elfriede Jelinek
(Related: Men, Fight)

"I'm having fun opening up. Sort of struggling to get the audience into it. It's good. It makes you fight. Not fight like antagonistic. But fight for what you believe."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Fight, Fun)

"And you have a record company behind it, this is a key too, you need people to fight for your records, at least a little bit. So if you have a great song, it's catchy, and you've got a little bit of help, I think that's all you need. But there hasn't been that in music."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Music, People, Company, Fight, Help, Key, Song)

"I definitely prefer being a lover than a fighter."
- Billy Joel
(Related: Being)

"It is a struggle; for though the black man fights passively, he nevertheless fights; and his passive resistance is more effective at present than active resistance could possibly be. He bears the fury of the storm as does the willow tree."
- James Weldon Johnson
(Related: Man, Present, Struggle)

"My Daddy liked physical fitness and wanted me to be a prizefighter."
- Judy Johnson
(Related: Fitness)

"In the light of the actual fighting that is now in progress, we have reached the point where the military considerations clearly outweigh the fiscal considerations."
- Louis A. Johnson
(Related: Progress, Fighting, Light, Military, Now)

"I believe we can continue the Great Society while we fight in Vietnam."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Society, Fight, Vietnam)

"Whoever won't fight when the President calls him, deserves to be kicked back in his hole and kept there."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Fight, President)

"I've seen a lot of highs and a lot of lows with this team, and one thing I've learned is that even though you have lows, you're not going to have them forever, so you've got to keep fighting."
- Cobi Jones
(Related: Fighting)

"I have not yet begun to fight!"
- John Paul Jones
"Sometimes it seemed to me I could not look at those silent little figures; that I must go north, to the grim coal fields, to the Rocky Mountain camps, where the labor fight is at least fought by grown men."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Men, Fight, Labor)

"I would fight God Almighty Himself if He didn't play square with me."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: God, Fight, Play)

"I abide where there is a fight against wrong."
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Fight, Wrong)

"Pray for the dead and fight like hell for the living."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Fight, Hell, Living)

"My address is like my shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Fight, Wrong)

"Whatever your fight, don't be ladylike."
- Mother Jones
(Related: Fight)

"In any case, fighting will not settle whether the claims were just or unjust. It will only settle which nation can mobilize and handle its fighting forces and its economic forces the better."
- Rufus Jones
(Related: Fighting, Nation, Will)

"We fight a lot, you know, but that's family. We may be dysfunctional but we're still family."
- Star Jones
(Related: Family, Fight, May)

"I don't fight anybody anytime or anywhere."
- Tommy Lee Jones
(Related: Fight)

"I cannot in good conscience ask my colleagues to expend precious time and energy defending or explaining my past. We need all hands on deck, fighting for the future."
- Van Jones
(Related: Time, Conscience, Energy, Fighting, Future, Past)

"Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood."
- Erica Jong
(Related: Church, America, Country, Hollywood, Italy, Spain)

"That attitude that fighting is probably not fair, but you have to defend yourself anyway and damage the enemy, has been profoundly consequential as far as my political activism goes."
- June Jordan
(Related: Attitude, Activism, Enemy, Fighting)

"My father was both the person who gave me reason to learn how to fight and the one who taught me the basics of fighting. He would tell me that if it was a big fight, it would probably be uneven, it wouldn't be fair."
- June Jordan
(Related: Father, Fight, Fighting, Reason)

"When an Indian fights, he only shoots to kill."
- Chief Joseph
"From where the sun now stands I will fight no more."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Fight, Now, Sun, Will)

"Hear me, my chiefs! I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever."
- Chief Joseph
(Related: Heart, Fight, Now, Sun, Will)

"The fight against terror is a common imperative for democracies and must become so for all nations."
- Lionel Jospin
(Related: Fight, Nations, Terror)

"I am always fighting inside the Council to get the message across that at each competition venue, we should send somebody to inspect and to make sure the athletes will be looked after in a correct manner."
- Alberto Juantorena
(Related: Athletes, Competition, Fighting, Will)

"At the time that I knew them, they were not living together. They began dating again after their divorce, so I didn't really see fighting."
- Kato Kaelin
(Related: Dating, Time, Divorce, Fighting, Living)

"In the fight between you and the world, back the world."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Fight, World)

"For some years I have spent my time on exactly these questions - both in thinking about ways to prevent war, and in thinking about how to fight, survive, and terminate a war, should it occur."
- Herman Kahn
(Related: Time, War, Fight, Questions, Thinking, Years)

"As we move towards 8 or 10 billion people on the planet, there's a little less gold per capita. Each one of us will continue to be fighting over an ever smaller percentage of total resources. This is not a happy thought."
- Dean Kamen
(Related: Thought, People, Fighting, Gold, Will)

"Bulgaria is the first state that has been awarded for its excellent fight against iodine deficiency by UNICEF."
- Anatoly Karpov
(Related: Fight, First, State)

"The fight, this war, this fight against the remnants of terrorism will go on for some time."
- Hamid Karzai
(Related: Time, War, Fight, Terrorism, Will)

"If you make a decision to fight for future of your own country you have to consider all the consequences."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Decision, Consequences, Country, Fight, Future)

"I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Chess, Climate, Country, Fighting)

"Women, by their nature, are not exceptional chess players: they are not great fighters."
- Garry Kasparov
(Related: Nature, Women, Chess)

"Every fighter has one fight that makes or breaks him."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Fight)

"You've got to keep fighting - you've got to risk your life every six months to stay alive."
- Elia Kazan
(Related: Life, Fighting, Months, Risk)

"Oh, go in anywhere Colonel, go in anywhere. You'll find lovely fighting all along the line."
- Philip Kearny
(Related: Fighting)

"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)

"It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Time, Men, People, Devil, Energy, Fighting)

"I don't like yelling and fighting, and I can't quarrel."
- Grace Kelly
(Related: Fighting, Quarrel)

"The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care."
- Sue Kelly
(Related: Medical, Benefits, Care, Deep, Defense, Fight, Merit, Nation, Praise, Respect, Veterans)

"I think we all have to fight the werewolf within us somehow."
- William Kempe
(Related: Fight)

"Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Fight)

"But I was also a brat. I used to belong to a gang that went looking for fights with other gangs."
- Thomas Keneally
"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)

"We must continue to work hard on the federal level, to make sure that our local law enforcement and communities have the tools and resources they need to fight this war against methamphetamine, and keep our kids safe."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: War, Work, Fight, Kids, Law, Tools)

"Remaining vigilant toward this ever-present threat means constantly learning how better to protect ourselves. But primarily it reminds us that we must fight and win the war on terror, so that we do not have to fight it here in America."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: War, America, Fight, Learning, Terror)

"Overseas, America's fighting men and women have been waging war against those who would attack America and plunge the world into a period of darkness, and their success can easily be seen."
- Mark Kennedy
(Related: Men, Success, War, Women, America, Darkness, Fighting, World)

"I respect anyone who has to fight and howl for his decency."
- Deborah Kerr
(Related: Decency, Fight, Respect)

"There is no force more liberating than the knowledge that you are fighting for others."
- Bob Kerrey
(Related: Knowledge, Fighting, Force)

"I think my dad is this great, wonderful... man with a lot of integrity, who is fighting for things he believes in and is serious in what he wants to see happen and serious in helping people."
- Vanessa Kerry
(Related: Dad, People, Fighting, Integrity, Man)

"I tried several times to get the song right. The tune and the chords that I started with, there really wasn't anywhere else it could go. I stopped fighting it and let it take me away."
- Nik Kershaw
(Related: Fighting, Right, Song)

"Today, a skilled manager makes more than the owner. And owners fight each other to get the skilled managers."
- Mikhail Khodorkovsky
(Related: Manager, Fight, Managers, Today)

"In a fight you don't stop to choose your cudgels."
- Nikita Khrushchev
(Related: Fight)

"As fighting in Iraq intensifies, President Bush delivered his supplemental war budget to Congress. The money will cover 30 days of fighting, then we'll be sent one war every other month until we cancel our subscription."
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: Money, War, Congress, Fighting, Iraq, President, Will)

"Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers."
- Alan King
(Related: Marriage, Nature, Fighting, Strangers)

"I can't read, I don't know how to write, my whole life has been one big fight."
- Albert King
(Related: Life, Fight)

"We got to jump on, like, trampolines, learn flips, learn karate, kung fu, Hong Kong street fighting."
- Jaime King
(Related: Fighting, Karate)

"Nor do we begin to have a clear appreciation of what the increase in consumption of alcoholic beverages in wartime means in increased risk, and in loss of efficiency to the fighting and working forces of the country."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: Appreciation, Country, Efficiency, Fighting, Loss, Risk)

"Workers in industry are the partners in war of the fighting forces."
- William Lyon Mackenzie King
(Related: War, Fighting, Workers)

"I have to shoot without any breaks. I yell at Herzog and hit him. I have to fight for every sequence. I wish Herzog would catch the plague, more than ever."
- Klaus Kinski
(Related: Fight)

"Fights in real life between real people only last so long before someone gets seriously hurt."
- Robert Kirkman
(Related: Life, People, Hurt)

"Sword fighting in film is not about how good the fighter is, but how good the actor receiving the blows is."
- Takeshi Kitano
(Related: Actor, Fighting, Film)

"But I think the other is a little more like bullfighting, a little more daring and although I appreciate good acting and I liked being versatile my whole career, it kept me working."
- Robert Klein
(Related: Acting, Being, Career)

"Food fighters in Japan think of themselves as athletes. They have a higher recognition of the game and are constantly thinking about records. I probably won't continue for long because it puts pressure on the body. But I am at the age where I can perform my best."
- Takeru Kobayashi
(Related: Age, Food, Athletes, Body, Pressure, Thinking)

"It is just not enough to strengthen the secret services for the fight against terrorism but it's also necessary to advance dialogue between cultures."
- Horst Koehler
(Related: Fight, Terrorism)

"My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist."
- Walter Kohn
(Related: War, Father, Brother, Fighting, World, World war)

"I am not interested in medals or titles. I don't need them. I need the love of the public and I fight for it."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Love, Fight, Public, Titles)

"Hewitt is such a fighter on the court; he never gives up. They all have qualities to beat him."
- Richard Krajicek
(Related: Court)

"At some point he seemed to lose all confidence trying to break down the Berlin Wall. He was still fighting as only Kasparov can, but I could see it in his eyes that he knew he wasn't going to win one of these games."
- Vladimir Kramnik
(Related: Confidence, Eyes, Fighting, Games, Trying)

"Okay, when you start to fight for equality, like Anand did in 1995, you could end up losing game 10, like he did, without putting up any kind of fight."
- Vladimir Kramnik
(Related: Equality, End, Fight, Losing)

"Fight piracy; don't squash innovation."
- Joe Krauss
(Related: Fight, Innovation)

"Surely our inaction with respect to Syria is a poor precedent if we're fighting a war on terror."
- Bill Kristol
(Related: War, Fighting, Inaction, Poor, Respect, Terror)

"In the past week it has become clear that the vote on the final healthcare bill will be very close. I take this vote with the utmost seriousness. I am quite aware of the historic fight that has lasted the better part of the last century to bring America in line with other modern democracies in providing single payer health care."
- Dennis Kucinich
(Related: Health, America, Care, Fight, Healthcare, Past, Seriousness, Vote, Will)

"But on the other hand government takes away a certain amount of liberty and in some countries it takes away all of liberty. And it will, everywhere, if people who fight government do not fight government any longer."
- William Kunstler
(Related: Government, People, Countries, Fight, Liberty, Will)

"My character is somebody who is smaller in stature and yet who's strong, so to see the fighting situations between people who are not generally thought of being strong is in itself unusual and therefore interesting, I think."
- Chiaki Kuriyama
(Related: Thought, People, Character, Being, Fighting)

"I think probably like seeing women fight because we're generally not thought to be strong, especially in the case of this movie."
- Chiaki Kuriyama
(Related: Women, Thought, Fight)

"It's a very hard and competitive business in which you have to fight every day in order to impose yourself."
- Karolina Kurkova
(Related: Business, Day, Fight, Order)

"In my opinion, terrorism is a question which is not a short- term problem for all of us. It is a long-term fight. And NATO can play, and will play, a very crucial role in this struggle."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Fight, Opinion, Play, Question, Struggle, Terrorism, Will)

"And still the time, especially in the economy, is very tough, very difficult. It's necessary to be active still, to work, to fight, to make our economy more competitive."
- Aleksander Kwasniewski
(Related: Time, Work, Economy, Fight)

"I think its man's nature to go to war and fight."
- Talib Kweli
(Related: Nature, War, Fight, Man)

"Through leadership of the fight against French colonialism, Ho Chi Minh had made a name for himself in the international political arena."
- Nguyen Cao Ky
(Related: Leadership, Fight, Name)

"By fighting a limited, defensive war, America permitted the enemy to endlessly re-supply their field armies."
- Nguyen Cao Ky
(Related: War, America, Enemy, Fighting)

"My neighborhood was rough, but I live a great life now. I don't fight that much now. I don't look for it anyway, but if someone hits your mother, whether you're a star, an accountant, or an astronaut or anything... I mean it's your mother, so I lost my mind."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Life, Mother, Fight, Mind, Now)

"I've been in fights, but that doesn't make me cool or like a tough guy or more interesting actor, I'm not proud of it."
- Shia LaBeouf
(Related: Actor)

"It makes sense for people who are good at fighting to go out and do it-because if they're good at it, that means the fewest number of other people die."
- Mercedes Lackey
(Related: People, Fighting, Sense)

"I'm fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God. Our fight now is against the Americans."
- Osama bin Laden
(Related: God, Americans, Fight, Fighting, Heaven, Martyr, Now)

"I was a fighter and very determined. There was no way I was going to back out without winning."
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Winning)

"I don't want to fight aging; I want to take good care of myself, but plastic surgery and all that? I'm not interested."
- Christine Lahti
(Related: Care, Fight, Want)

"I have never seen a wrestling match or a prize fight, and I don't want to. When I find out a man is interested in these sports, I drop him."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Sports, Fight, Man, Want, Wrestling)

"A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who has no plan for possible defeat."
- Louis L'Amour
(Related: Defeat, Fool, Man)

"I've never seen a truly great fighter get knocked onto the ropes unconscious... knocked out cold before... and I saw Roy Jones get knocked out twice in a row."
- Jim Lampley
(Related: Unconscious)

"More needs to be done to take the fight to the enemy and secure our borders against the terrorist threat. We need more protection on land, sea and air."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: Enemy, Fight, Land, Needs, Protection, Sea)

"The war on terror is a fight that we did not start, but it is one that we shall finish."
- Nick Lampson
(Related: War, Fight, Terror)

"You have to fight against being an antique."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Being, Fight)

"I'm not the kind of person who gives up without a fight."
- Michael Landon
(Related: Fight)

"I'm fighting for small businesses. I'm not fighting for big oil. Don't be confused. And there are thousands of businesses in this state that are at great risk. Meanwhile, the country keeps guzzling the oil, but we're out of work down here. We need to get back to work to build this region, and we intend to do so."
- Mary Landrieu
(Related: Work, Country, Fighting, Oil, Risk, State)

"Stop at home. Arm for Ireland. Fight for Ireland and no other land."
- James Larkin
(Related: Home, Fight, Ireland)

"We are beaten, we will make no bones about it; but we are not too badly beaten still to fight."
- James Larkin
(Related: Fight, Will)

"We shall not fight for the preservation of the enemy, which has laid waste with death and desolation the fields and hills of Ireland for 700 years."
- James Larkin
(Related: Death, Enemy, Fight, Ireland, Waste, Years)

"No, men and women of the Irish race, we shall not fight for England. We shall fight for the destruction of the British Empire and the construction of an Irish republic."
- James Larkin
(Related: Men, Women, Destruction, EnglFight, Irish, Race)

"And we need to maintain our foothold in the fight against terrorism and terrorist groups and respond to any degradation of Iraqi security or stability."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Fight, Security, Stability, Terrorism)

"We need safe communities that are free from methamphetamine and a federal commitment to stand next to state leadership and law enforcement in the fight against this epidemic."
- Rick Larsen
(Related: Leadership, Commitment, Fight, Law, State)

"With these kinds of proposals, the devil is in the details. We're going to examine this realignment closely. We will fight any measure that compromises our needs - now or in the future."
- John B. Larson
(Related: Devil, Fight, Future, Measure, Needs, Now, Will)

"The war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters - not to talk in armies and nations and numbers - but to track it home."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Business, Home, War, Heart, Artist, Nations, Numbers, Talk)

"Usually with this genre the first thing that happens is a good fight sequence to show that you're in good hands. So we broke that rule. I think a lot of that comes from the western audience."
- Ang Lee
(Related: Fight, First)

"We have fought this fight as long, and as well as we know how. We have been defeated. For us as a Christian people, there is now but one course to pursue. We must accept the situation."
- Robert E. Lee
(Related: People, Christian, Fight, Now)

"Fight the power that be. Fight the power."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Power, Fight)

"If you kill enough of them, they stop fighting."
- Curtis Lemay
(Related: Fighting)

"You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die."
- John Lennon
(Related: Peace, Fighting)

"Before I fight, I always pray that no one gets hurt."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Fight, Hurt)

"Except for Ali, fighters had never been marketable."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
"Duran always disturbs me. The guy is just weird. Before our first fight, both Duran and his wife gave my wife the finger."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Wife, Fight, First)

"Before the start of the '76 Olympics, I'd had 160 amateur fights. I won 155 and lost five."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
"I want my fights to be seen as plays that have a beginning, a middle and an end."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Beginning, End, Want)

"I'm a free agent. I haven't allowed any promoters to have exclusive options on my fight. I don't need a promoter."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Fight, Options)

"If I hadn't had the talent, the networks wouldn't have televised my fights. No one has made me; I made myself. I paid my dues."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
(Related: Talent)

"I fought tall fighters, short fighters, strong fighters, slow fighters, sluggers and boxers. It was either learn or get knocked off."
- Sugar Ray Leonard
"A very considerable body of the German people live in America and propose to fight that Government. Bourke in his great speech last week welcoming the Belgian mission to Boston worked out the President's meaning with care."
- Shane Leslie
(Related: Government, People, America, Body, Boston, Care, Fight, Meaning, Mission, President, Speech)

"Firefighters are essential to the safety and security of our local communities. We owe it to these men and women to provide them with better training and equipment so they can do their jobs more effectively and safely."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Men, Women, Jobs, Safety, Security, Training)

"The fight will last as long as I allow it to last, and then I will knock him out."
- Lennox Lewis
(Related: Fight, Will)

"We must continue our fight to ensure that Federal, State, and local authorities have the resources and support necessary to combat this growing epidemic. This is a top priority for me and many of my colleagues here in Congress."
- Ron Lewis
(Related: Congress, Fight, State, Support)

"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)

"There are two things that I put my focus on. One is the fight against AIDS and finding a cure. The other is human rights."
- Judith Light
(Related: Cure, Fight, Focus, Rights, Human rights)

"When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Act, Bees, Fighting, Man)

"No matter how much cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Cats, Fight)

"I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Age, Love, Home, Children, Crime, Fight, Rights, Guidance, Parents, Respect, Responsibility)

"Stopping crime before it occurs is the most effective crime fighting tool of all."
- Blanche Lincoln
(Related: Crime, Fighting)

"The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Fighting, Future)

"What began as a revolt in response to the King of Great Britain's repeated injuries against the colonies, soon became a passionate and glorious call to fight for the beginnings of a new country."
- John Linder
(Related: Beginnings, Country, Fight)

"We need new partnerships in fighting terrorism and building peace."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Peace, Building, Fighting, Terrorism)

"That was for instance the case in Mocambique a couple of years ago, during the flooding catastrophe. Instead of co-ordinating assistance properly, to much time and resources was spent on fighting about the same helicopters and local guides."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Time, Fighting, Years)

"Terrorism can never be accepted. We must fight it together, with methods that do not compromise our respect for the rule of law and human rights, or are used as an excuse for others to do so."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Compromise, Fight, Rights, Human rights, Law, Respect, Terrorism)

"I've only been in one fight in my whole life... in 7th grade, yet everyone thinks I'm a maniac."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Life, Fight)

"Women like to watch women fight because it makes them feel sort of empowered physically and mentally. They feel kind of jazzed and excited by it."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Women, Fight)

"Men, when they fight in movies, it's a very different style. Harrison Ford was so cool when he had the whip, and Bruce Lee was such an artist that you couldn't take your eyes off of him."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Men, Movies, Artist, Eyes, Fight, Style)

"Working on the Samurai sword is very different because your body position has to be very still. It's a much quieter was of fighting."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Body, Fighting)

"Women who wear kimonos, when the fight, they have to keep their knees together, and when they use a sword, they have to move the sleeves otherwise it gets caught."
- Lucy Liu
(Related: Women, Fight)

"It's kinda cool seeing people having real fights with people they really know."
- Ron Livingston
(Related: People)

"I'm not about trying to be out here fighting and shooting, stabbing and, you know, all that crap, man."
- Tone Loc
(Related: Fighting, Man, Trying)

"Language cannot describe the scene that followed; the shouts, oaths, frantic gestures, taunts, replies, and little fights; and therefore I shall not attempt it."
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
(Related: Language)

"That man will fight us every day and every hour till the end of the war."
- James Longstreet
(Related: War, Day, End, Fight, Man, Will)

"Why do men fight who were born to be brothers?"
- James Longstreet
(Related: Men, Brothers, Fight)

"The roles for South Asians may have increased by a decent number but there has been a negligible change in the quality of these roles. We still have to fight stereotypes. Fortunately, I've had the priviledge of working with people who look beyond the color of your skin."
- Lavrenti Lopes
(Related: Change, Quality, People, Fight, May, Skin)

"I didn't come from a background where I saw a lot of loving couples. All my aunts and uncles were either split up or fighting all the time. The only healthy relationships I saw were on TV."
- George Lopez
(Related: Time, Fighting, Relationships)

"You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they float the egg up to the surface. They keep this whole heavy nest of eggs floating, and they're constantly repairing it. It's as if they live in both elements."
- Audre Lorde
(Related: Fighting, Fish)

"I was interested in being in Fight Club, but I wanted Edward's part, but since they're not going to hand a girl those parts you have to manifest destiny and not complain, bitch or whine."
- Courtney Love
(Related: Being, Destiny, Fight)

"Mankind invents things to fight about."
- Mike Love
(Related: Fight, Mankind)

"Message to Obama: Fighting the Clinton machine won't be as easy as picking up favorable press clips."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: Fighting, Machine, Press)

"The working classes in every country only learn to fight in the course of their struggles."
- Rosa Luxemburg
(Related: Country, Fight)

"I've been married to the same man for all this time. The way we fight sometimes, you can tell."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Time, Fight, Man)

"Darwin himself, in his day, was unable to fight free of the theoretical errors of which he was guilty. It was the classics of Marxism that revealed those errors and pointed them out."
- Trofim Lysenko
(Related: Day, Errors, Fight, Marxism)

"I have just returned from visiting the Marines at the front, and there is not a finer fighting organization in the world!"
- Douglas MacArthur
(Related: Fighting, Marines)

"I am happy to have now as Danny finally a more difficult role, in which I can shoot and fight."
- James MacArthur
(Related: Fight, Now)

"In business everyone is out to grab, to fight, to win. Either you are the under or the over dog. It is up to you to be on top."
- Alice Foote MacDougall
(Related: Business, Fight)

"The question is, will we continue to fight what may be a rearguard action to defend universal literacy as a central goal of our education system, or are we bold enough to see what's actually happening to our culture?"
- Hugh Mackay
(Related: Education, Action, Goal, Culture, Fight, May, Question, Will)

"If the United States leads a multinational force into Iraq without United Nations backing, Canada should fight beside its neighbour. We've gone from being a middle power to a muddle power on this one."
- Peter MacKay
(Related: Power, Being, Canada, Fight, Force, Iraq, Nations, states, United)

"I really fight for my privacy."
- Kyle MacLachlan
(Related: Fight, Privacy)

"If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy."
- James Madison
(Related: Enemy, Fighting, Land, Oppression, Tyranny, Will)

"I've never actually been a fighter myself - fighting tires me out and I'm not an efficient fighter anyway - but I have certainly seen other people have great complicated goes at one another."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: People, Fighting)

"For the moment, the snow is quite wet and soft. If it was hard or icy, it would be a perfect downhill for my style, because I could fight even harder."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Fight, Snow, Style)

"I still have more to fight for in the coming years."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Fight, Years)

"When I was a child, all I wanted was to enter the Austrian team and to compete on the World Cup tour. I had to fight hard to reach this. I wanted badly to win each race."
- Hermann Maier
(Related: Fight, Race, World)

"For instance, we're always fighting amongst each other. Who gives us the arms? And then we become indebted to wherever we are buying them from - with what? The very resources we need to keep there."
- Miriam Makeba
(Related: Buying, Fighting)

"Of course we've been fighting against stereotypes from Day One at East West. That's the reason we formed: to combat that, and to show we are capable of more than just fulfilling the stereotypes - waiter, laundryman, gardener, martial artist, villain."
- Mako
(Related: Artist, Day, Fighting, Reason)

"You don't have to be a man to fight for freedom. All you have to do is to be an intelligent human being."
- Malcolm X
(Related: Being, Fight, Freedom, Man)

"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)

"There are not fifty ways of fighting, there's only one, and that's to win. Neither revolution nor war consists in doing what one pleases."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: War, Fighting, Revolution)

"It's been so long since I was in a real fight."
- Method Man
(Related: Fight)

"Men do not fight for flag or country, for the Marine Corps or glory or any other abstraction. They fight for one another. And if you came through this ordeal, you would age with dignity."
- William Manchester
(Related: Age, Men, Country, Dignity, Fight, Glory)

"Wherever there is one job on the verge of being lost, I will fight to save it. Wherever there is one company looking to grow in West Virginia, I will fight to make that growth a reality."
- Joe Manchin III
(Related: Growth, Being, Company, Fight, Job, Reality, Will)

"Communists have always played an active role in the fight by colonial countries for their freedom, because the short-term objects of Communism would always correspond with the long-term objects of freedom movements."
- Nelson Mandela
(Related: Communism, Countries, Fight, Freedom)

"I'm a fighter, not a quitter."
- Peter Mandelson
"By our Heavenly Father and only because of God, only because of God. We're like other couples. We do not get along perfectly; we do not go without arguments and, as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other. But a marriage is three of us."
- Barbara Mandrell
(Related: Marriage, Father, God, Arguments, Pain)

"As part of our renewal - we need to fight problems, not just wait for them to take place."
- Nong Duc Manh
(Related: Fight, Problems)

"Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them."
- Thomas Mann
(Related: Chance, Fight, Opinions)

"After reading Eminem's autobiography, which I did because I'm so interested in him as an artist, I respect him a lot. Even though he seems angry and mad, he's had to fight so many demons in his life."
- Taryn Manning
(Related: Life, Artist, Autobiography, Fight, Reading, Respect)

"You are going to use this courtroom to kill me? I am going to fight for my life one way or another. You should let me do it with words."
- Charles Manson
(Related: Life, Fight, Words)

"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)

"I'll play baseball for the Army or fight for it, whatever they want me to do."
- Mickey Mantle
(Related: Army, Baseball, Fight, Play, Want)

"Donald and I still really wanted to be together, but I was fighting to keep what we had privately, and once the world gets involved in your life, little by little it breaks it down until you forget what it was in the first place."
- Marla Maples
(Related: Life, Fighting, First, Forget, World)

"Yet while on my trip to the Middle East, the London bombings occurred. This was yet another stark reminder that if we don't fight terrorists abroad, they just get closer to our home."
- Kenny Marchant
(Related: Home, Fight, London)

"I have always adhered to two principles. The first one is to train hard and get in the best possible physical condition. The second is to forget all about the other fellow until you face him in the ring and the bell sounds for the fight."
- Rocky Marciano
(Related: Fight, First, Forget, Principles)

"Doesn't the fight for survival also justify swindle and theft? In self defence, anything goes."
- Imelda Marcos
(Related: Survival, Fight, Self, Theft)

"If we fight our enemy using the same inhumane and morally bankrupt techniques that we are trying to stop, we will simply become what we have beheld."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Enemy, Fight, Trying, Will)

"We can no longer tolerate losing one more innocent child or putting one more firefighter at risk in a fire that could have been prevented at the cost of pennies by making a couple simple changes to the construction of a cigarette."
- Ed Markey
(Related: Fire, Losing, Risk)

"Ah, great it is to believe the dream as we stand in youth by the starry stream; but a greater thing is to fight life through and say at the end, the dream is true!"
- Edwin Markham
(Related: Life, Dream, End, Fight, Youth)

"My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die."
- Bob Marley
(Related: Music)

"Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight."
- Bob Marley
(Related: Fight, Rights)

"Trumpet players see each other, and it's like we're getting ready to square off or get into a fight or something."
- Wynton Marsalis
(Related: Fight)

"Don't fight the problem, decide it."
- George C. Marshall
(Related: Fight)

"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 is not advantageous for Russia in its present state to fight against Chechnya. The army is a mess. It must be made combat ready. That will take time. Russia has a lot of economic, social and political problems much more important than Chechnya."
- Aslan Maskhadov
(Related: Time, Army, Fight, Present, Problems, Russia, State, Will)

"Until fighting ends and there are conditions, which allow the free expression of will by the people, there can be no elections and elections are not held in these circumstances anywhere in the world."
- Aslan Maskhadov
(Related: People, Circumstances, Elections, Expression, Fighting, Will, World)

"I'm a professor of national security studies, and I know a lot more about fighting than Rumsfeld does."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: Fighting, National security)

"If you want to fight a war on drugs, sit down at your own kitchen table and talk to your own children."
- Barry McCaffrey
(Related: War, Children, Drugs, Fight, Kitchen, Talk, Want)

"Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice."
- John McCain
(Related: Peace, Fight, Iraq, Justice, Liberty, Today, Value, Will)

"Do not yield. Do not flinch. Stand up. Stand up with our President and fight. We're Americans. We're Americans, and we'll never surrender. They will."
- John McCain
(Related: Americans, Fight, President, Surrender, Will, Yield)

"It is said that man doesn't live by bread alone. Sometimes this is unfortunate, because people who cannot live by bread alone too often kill other people in consequence of the fights they get into."
- John McCarthy
(Related: People, Man)

"You can best fight any existing evil from the inside."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Evil, Fight)

"I've been very fortunate to be involved in all the Super Bowls, to see some World Series, to cover heavyweight championship fights; I've been to the Olympics and seen every sporting event there is."
- Will McDonough
(Related: World)

"If fate means you to lose, give him a good fight anyhow."
- William McFee
(Related: Fate, Fight)

"But what is the greatest evil? If you are going to epitomize evil, what is it? Is it the bomb? The greatest evil that one has to fight constantly, every minute of the day until one dies, is the worse part of oneself."
- Patrick McGoohan
(Related: Day, Evil, Fight)

"Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but it is the prospect of a hot fight that brings out the crowds."
- John McGraw
(Related: Crowds, Fight, Right)

"It is not the size of the dog in the fight that counts, but the size of the fight in the dog."
- Barry McGuigan
(Related: Fight)

"When a guy takes off his coat, he's not going to fight. When a guy takes off his wristwatch, watch out!"
- Al McGuire
(Related: Fight)

"We depend on our rivers and dams for energy, transportation, irrigation and recreation and I will continue this year to fight for what's best for the Pacific Northwest."
- Cathy McMorris
(Related: Energy, Fight, Recreation, Rivers, Will)

"If you would be just as content winning a local Golden Gloves fight as you would making a pile of money as a professional, then fine, go become a boxer. But if the whole idea is for you to get rich, my God, stay in school and learn a profession."
- Gerald McRaney
(Related: Money, God, Idea, Winning, Content, Fight, Profession, School)

"The Egyptians could run to Egypt, the Syrians into Syria. The only place we could run was into the sea, and before we did that we might as well fight."
- Golda Meir
(Related: Fight, Sea)

"I don't want to be a politician. I don't like politics. It's petty; it fights dirty."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Politics, Want)

"Do I think it's OK to fight authority as long as you're only talking about the high school teacher? No."
- John Mellencamp
(Related: Authority, Fight, School, Talking)

"The man who runs may fight again."
- Menander
(Related: Fight, Man, May)

"When women kiss it always reminds one of prize fighters shaking hands."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Women, Kiss)

"In the duel of sex woman fights from a dreadnought and man from an open raft."
- H. L. Mencken
(Related: Sex, Man, Open, Woman)

"In the 1990s, we introduced Boston's community policing strategy. We reversed the tide of violent crime that threatened our city, and we established a national model for preventing and fighting crime."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Strategy, Boston, Community, Crime, Fighting)

"The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere."
- George Meredith
(Related: Country, Freedom, Man, Mind)

"Many people in the world today are not starving because there is an inherent inability to produce food, they are starving because they are caught in the middle of political fights and blockades that have been used as weapons."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Food, People, Today, Weapons, World)

"We are proud to say we are racist and hate to see Whites fighting each other. I oppose the Wars."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: Fighting, Hate)

"We will fight race destruction through thick and thin and never CO exist voluntarily with it."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: Destruction, Fight, Race, Will)

"In Europe the right wing is bogged down in Nationalism in most cases and still fighting so called Reds."
- Tom Metzger
(Related: Europe, Fighting, Nationalism, Right)

"Living here in southern California, I'll miss hearing Rocky Top for an entire week at the end of December. I was actually looking forward to it. Tennessee has a better fight song than Nebraska."
- Al Michaels
(Related: December, End, Fight, Hearing, Living, Song)

"I will fight in the United States Senate this year to fund a servicing mission to Hubble by 2008, a mission that would potentially increase Hubble's power and efficiency by a factor of 10 and allow us to look back almost to the beginning of the universe."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Power, Beginning, Efficiency, Fight, Mission, Senate, states, United, Universe, Will)

"I'm so proud of Maryland's firefighters, risking their lives to protect others, but we need to protect our protectors with the best equipment training and resources."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Training)

"I don't want women and their families to be left out and left behind. We can fight for them. We will fight for them. They deserve better and I want to give them better."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Women, Fight, Want, Will)

"I was living in Maryland and my first week was dreadful. My first week I actually got into a fight at school."
- Christina Milian
(Related: Fight, First, Living, School)

"'m a general, I do something. I go out and fight wars and win them."
- John Milius
(Related: Fight)

"A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Men, Being, Chance, Fight, Man, Nothing, Safety)

"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)

"The person who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."
- John Stuart Mill
(Related: Men, Being, Chance, Fight, Nothing, Safety)

"Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. You'll never get out of the jungle that way."
- Arthur Miller
(Related: Fight, Jungle)

"What's so touching is the way we fight the war right until the moment our business is taken care of and then we turn on a dime and we immediately start taking care of people. It's like a shock and aw shucks campaign."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Business, War, People, Care, Fight, Right)

"Dallas is a great city, and it's worth fighting for."
- Laura Miller
(Related: Fighting, Worth)

"I can remember when Democrats believed that it was the duty of America to fight for freedom over tyranny."
- Zell Miller
(Related: America, Democrats, Duty, Fight, Freedom, Tyranny)

"What is our freedom fight about? Is it about the liberation of children or just having sex with them?"
- Kate Millett
(Related: Sex, Children, Fight, Freedom)

"Men are fighting... because they are convinced that the extermination of adversaries is the only means of promoting their own well-being."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Men, Fighting)

"Whoever wishes peace among peoples must fight statism."
- Ludwig von Mises
(Related: Peace, Fight, Wishes)

"Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything, for 'Tis the only thing in this world that lasts, 'Tis the only thing worth working for, worth fighting for - worth dying for."
- Margaret Mitchell
(Related: Dying, Fighting, Land, World, Worth)

"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)

"Poverty is not inevitable. It is a human ill that we can fight if we decide to do so together."
- Marc Forne Molne
(Related: Fight, Poverty)

"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)

"The people themselves, and only the people, determine the rhythm of our fight."
- Frederica Montseny
(Related: People, Fight)

"If there is illness in your home, do you not need a doctor from outside? If your home catches on fire, do you not need fire fighters from outside? God has sent me to America in the role of a doctor, in the role of a fire fighter."
- Sun Myung Moon
(Related: Home, God, America, Fire, Illness)

"Very few people could make me fight out of my system. Burley was one."
- Archie Moore
(Related: People, Fight)

"I think you're going to find out that westerns will be coming back. It's Americana, it's part of our history, the cowboy, the cattle drive, the sheriff, the fight for law, order and justice. Justice will always prevail as far as I'm concerned."
- Clayton Moore
(Related: History, Fight, Justice, Law, Order, Will)

"I am a fighter. I believe in that which is right, and the truth is, I have been the Lone Ranger for the past thirty years and I will not give up the fight. I love my public and I'll fight for you. I'll continue to make personal appearances for my thousands of fans."
- Clayton Moore
(Related: Love, Truth, Fans, Fight, Past, Public, Right, Will, Years)

"Tell me the truth - do you think I've lost my Southern accent? I feel it comes back to me only when I'm shouting at fights or at baseball games."
- Cleo Moore
(Related: Truth, Baseball, Games)

"We must encourage people to get educated, to get tested, to get involved in the fight against AIDS."
- Gwen Moore
(Related: People, Fight)

"Well, I think that we have to continue to fight for what we believe."
- Roy Moore
(Related: Fight)

"No I don't miss fighting, I still got my wits about me and there are a lot of people who do it and get beat up, and I don't want to be one of them, I have children to raise."
- Michael Moorer
(Related: People, Children, Fighting, Want)

"I have been very fortunate as to escape through another day's very severe fighting and escaped unhurt."
- John H. Morgan
(Related: Day, Fighting)

"It isn't until you begin to fight in your own cause that you become really committed to winning and become a genuine ally of other people struggling for their freedom."
- Robin Morgan
(Related: People, Winning, Cause, Fight, Freedom)

"A great American city is fighting for its life."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Life, American, Fighting)

"Now a great debate has been born. The thesis is Democratic Socialism. The antithesis is free-market capitalism. The Obama Democrats have posed the challenge. It is now up to the Republicans to pick it up and fight along these lines."
- Dick Morris
(Related: Capitalism, Challenge, Debate, Democrats, Fight, Now, Republicans, Socialism)

"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)

"Neither our oceans nor our radar nor our fighters can keep us intact through another major war."
- Philip Morrison
(Related: War, Oceans)

"I went to Kent State basically to avoid going to Vietnam, I had no idea what I was doing in the world. I was lost, and trying not to get into a fight every day."
- Mark Mothersbaugh
(Related: Idea, Day, Fight, State, Trying, Vietnam, World)

"What's right and good doesn't come naturally. You have to stand up and fight for it - as if the cause depends on you, because it does."
- Bill Moyers
(Related: Cause, Fight, Right)

"In the words of Michael Jackson: I'm a lover, not a fighter."
- Jason Mraz
(Related: Words)

"The best roles you have to fight for. You have to really want to do it and you have to go after it."
- Cillian Murphy
(Related: Fight, Want)

"As we continue to fight the war on terror, we express our gratitude to our troops whose valor over the last three years provided freedom to the Iraqis, while protecting our liberty here at home."
- Tim Murphy
(Related: Home, War, Gratitude, Fight, Freedom, Liberty, Terror, Troops, Valor, Years)

"We used to fight the LRA with only one dimensional force that only walks on foot, but now, we have got multiple forces to fight the rebels."
- Yoweri Museveni
(Related: Fight, Force, Now)

"In man - in the history of mankind, this has happened many times, and occupation leaders hang on to the land that they're occupying. People fight to liberate their land. But in the end, the people's will is what achieves victory."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: History, People, Victory, End, Fight, Land, Leaders, Man, Mankind, Occupation, Will)

"What is being talked about now is the probability of the Sharon government launching an attack against Lebanon to eliminate the resistance of Hezbollah by using the American war against Iraq. But, of course, in this case, we will certainly fight with all our strength."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: Government, War, Strength, American, Being, Fight, Iraq, Now, Will)

"We did not start a fight with America, and we don't want a war with America. If someone launches an attack, though, we will respond. We will not take rejection or humiliation. We do not want to fight."
- Hassan Nasrallah
(Related: War, America, Fight, Rejection, Want, Will)

"We negotiated with the Honduran government the establishment of a regional military training center, for training central American forces, but the primary motivation for doing that was to be able to bolster the quality, improve the quality of the El Salvadoran fighting forces."
- John Negroponte
(Related: Government, Quality, Motivation, American, Fighting, Military, Training)

"Where ever the Mavericks are today, we owe it to Michael Finley. He was the one guy who stayed when we were a terrible team. He stayed and fought the fight."
- Don Nelson
(Related: Fight, Today)

"Players very widely disagree with me about what's hard and what's easy. and in a way, 'I won, but it was a fight' is the best compliment a game can receive."
- Graham Nelson
(Related: Compliment, Fight)

"If a man consults whether he is to fight, when he has the power in his own hands, it is certain that his opinion is against fighting."
- Horatio Nelson
(Related: Power, Fight, Fighting, Man, Opinion)

"As long as there's a few farmers out there, we'll keep fighting for them."
- Willie Nelson
(Related: Fighting)

"You don't have to fight against being placed in a box any more than the number two has to fight against being the number three. I mean, two is not going to be the number three, ever."
- Michael Nesmith
(Related: Being, Fight)

"We can fight the War on Terrorism in other places around the world or we can fight it here in America. The right choice is to fight those terrorists where they are."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: War, America, Choice, Fight, Right, Terrorism, World)

"Obviously, I'll keep fighting to uphold the Constitution."
- Michael Newdow
(Related: Constitution, Fighting)

"We have two evils to fight, capitalism and racism. We must destroy both racism and capitalism."
- Huey Newton
(Related: Capitalism, Fight, Racism)

"Well, a girlfriend once told me never to fight with anybody you don't love."
- Jack Nicholson
(Related: Love, Girlfriend, Fight)

"Rock and menopause do not mix. It is not good, it sucks and every day I fight it to the death, or, at the very least, not let it take me over."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Death, Day, Fight)

"Even in my really bad, drugged-out days, I didn't go away. I still toured, still did interviews. I never gave up the fight. That's why I'm who I am today, because I didn't leave. And I think I made the right choice."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Choice, Fight, Right, Today)

"I hated Chris, my brother. I would pull his hair and kick him, until one day my father gave him permission to fight back. I'll be apologizing to him for the rest of my life."
- Stevie Nicks
(Related: Life, Father, Brother, Day, Fight, Hair, Rest)

"Men should be judged not by their tint of skin, the gods they serve, the vintage they drink, nor by the way they fight, or love, or sin, but by the quality of the thought they think."
- Adela Florence Nicolson
(Related: Men, Love, Quality, Thought, Gods, Fight, Sin, Skin)

"He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves?"
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Life, Care)

"Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Will)

"My back to the goal, physically fighting off defenders, trying to bang my goals in, every week I have to do the business for this club. That's the life of a striker."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Business, Life, Goal, Goals, Fighting, Trying)

"The Cold War isn't thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn't sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting."
- Richard M. Nixon
(Related: War, Communism, Fighting)

"I'm only here on Earth to serve God. I never had a career. I don't care about commercialism. I have a ministry and I'll fight for the ministry."
- Larry Norman
(Related: God, Care, Career, Commercialism, Earth, Fight)

"So while an incredible amount of progress has been made, on this fifth anniversary, I wanted to come here and tell the people of this city directly: My administration is going to stand with you - and fight alongside you - until the job is done. Until New Orleans is all the way back, all the way."
- Barack Obama
(Related: People, Progress, Fight, Job)

"I've been fighting with Acorn, alongside Acorn, on issues you care about, my entire career."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Care, Career, Fighting)

"I consider it part of my responsibility as President of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Negative, Islam, Fight, President, Responsibility, states, United)

"Pope John Paul II not only visited Nigeria twice but stood by the country in its fight against dictatorship and injustice."
- Olusegun Obasanjo
(Related: Country, Dictatorship, Fight, Injustice)

"The U.S. army confirmed that it gave a lucrative fire fighting contract in Iraq to the firm once run by the Vice President Dick Cheney without any competitive bidding. When asked if this could be conceived as Cheney's friends profiting from the war, the spokesman said 'Yes.'"
- Conan O'Brien
(Related: War, Army, Fighting, Fire, Friends, Iraq, President, Vice)

"I spent a great deal of time with Che Guevara while I was in Havana. I believe he was far less a mercenary than he was a freedom fighter."
- Maureen O'Hara
(Related: Time, Freedom)

"Those who believe in the importance of serving others should lead the way by fighting against the temptation we all have, and maybe especially as we age, to close in upon ourselves."
- Marvin Olasky
(Related: Age, Fighting, Importance, Temptation)

"We get along really well, but TV and film aren't reality. We're best friends, but we do have our fights!"
- Mary-Kate Olsen
(Related: Film, Friends, Reality)

"In prehistoric times, mankind often had only two choices in crisis situations: fight or flee. In modern times, humor offers us a third alternative; fight, flee - or laugh."
- Robert Orben
(Related: Humor, Choices, Crisis, Fight, Mankind)

"Never fight an inanimate object."
- P. J. O'Rourke
(Related: Fight)

"I felt I never needed to fight for a more prominent songwriting and increased vocal role with the Cars."
- Benjamin Orr
(Related: Fight)

"To survive it is often necessary to fight and to fight you have to dirty yourself."
- George Orwell
(Related: Fight)

"All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting."
- George Orwell
(Related: War, People, Fighting, Hatred, Lies)

"After all my years of playing soldiers, and then of reading History, I have almost a mania to be in the East, to see fighting, and to serve."
- Wilfred Owen
(Related: History, Fighting, Reading, Soldiers, Years)

"Marines are very good at fighting... And if Gen. Franks wants fighters on the ground and he puts Marines in, he'll have what he wants."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Fighting, Marines)

"We prefer that the leaders of the Iraqi armed forces do the honorable thing; stop fighting for a regime that does not deserve your loyalty."
- Peter Pace
(Related: Fighting, Leaders, Loyalty)

"When we talk about fighting for our country, we're talking about our vote, our vote is our arms."
- Sarah Palin
(Related: Country, Fighting, Talk, Talking, Vote)

"It's a prizefight. Get off the stool, take your beating, go back to your corner, rest, and take a beating again. Believe in your own talent. Marry well."
- Bruce Paltrow
(Related: Talent, Rest)

"I am going to fight capitalism even if it kills me. It is wrong that people like you should be comfortable and well fed while all around you people are starving."
- Sylvia Pankhurst
(Related: People, Capitalism, Fight, Wrong)

"They've been talking about Pi, which I haven't seen, they've been comparing it to Usual Suspects, Sixth Sense, and Fight Club, and I didn't see that either."
- Joe Pantoliano
(Related: Fight, Sense, Talking)

"Once a disease has entered the body, all parts which are healthy must fight it: not one alone, but all. Because a disease might mean their common death. Nature knows this; and Nature attacks the disease with whatever help she can muster."
- Paracelsus
(Related: Nature, Death, Body, Disease, Fight, Help)

"But I was very disappointed that I didn't get a chance to go overseas with that group, might not have gotten back but I wanted very much to go because there's not much of a record of the exploits of the first Negro fighter group."
- Gordon Parks
(Related: Chance, First)

"At first I wasn't sure that I had the talent, but I did know I had a fear of failure, and that fear compelled me to fight off anything that might abet it."
- Gordon Parks
(Related: Talent, Fear, Failure, Fight, First)

"If you talk bad about country music, it's like saying bad things about my momma. Them's fightin' words."
- Dolly Parton
(Related: Music, Country, Country music, Saying, Talk, Words)

"As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Men, Death, Fight, Ignorance, Misery, Order)

"It is the fight alone that pleases us, not the victory."
- Blaise Pascal
(Related: Victory, Fight)

"I think there are steps that can be taken that haven't been required or energy to make that fight more secure and we are going to continue to push the federal government to do that."
- George Pataki
(Related: Government, Energy, Fight)

"The fighter loses more than his pride in the fight; he loses part of his future. He's a step closer to the slum he came from."
- Floyd Patterson
(Related: Fight, Future, Pride)

"I have been lucky, of course. Like, last year, if I went out, I'd have to fight to chat someone up. This year, I look exactly the same, which is really scruffy, and yet lots of people seem to have just changed their minds and decided I'm really sexy."
- Robert Pattinson
(Related: People, Fight)

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

"Better to fight for something than live for nothing."
- George S. Patton
(Related: Fight, Nothing)

"Please remember we all come from the same one and we will all return to that one, so there is no reason for fighting."
- Sean Paul
(Related: Fighting, Reason, Will)

"The rivalry is with ourself. I try to be better than is possible. I fight against myself, not against the other."
- Luciano Pavarotti
(Related: Fight, Rivalry)

"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)

"My biggest fight has been between those who wanted to do something incremental and those who wanted to do something comprehensive. We won that fight, and once we kick through this door, there'll be more legislation to follow."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: Fight, Legislation)

"Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits, and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble."
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: Benefits, Democrats, Fight, Republicans, Security, Will)

"We are not going back to the failed policies of the past. We are fighting for the middle class!"
- Nancy Pelosi
(Related: Fighting, Past)

"A political prisoner is someone who is out fighting for his or her people's rights and freedom and is imprisoned for that alone."
- Leonard Peltier
(Related: People, Fighting, Freedom, Rights)

"More than anything else, let me be clear - we need to be willing to fight for freedom, and free markets, and traditional moral values. That's what the American people want to see this movement and this party return to."
- Mike Pence
(Related: People, Values, American, Fight, Freedom, Party, Want)

"I just think that there are those people that their resolve is strengthened by what it is that's keeping them down, and there are some people that will buckle under it. You never know which one is which until you get into the eighth or ninth round of the fight."
- Ron Perlman
(Related: People, Fight, Will)

"The great question, is there anything at all which is worth fighting such a war about, with the devastating loss it will bring? I believe yes, there are some freedoms which to sacrifice would be EVEN worse."
- Anne Perry
(Related: War, Sacrifice, Fighting, Loss, Question, Will, Worth)

"There are two ways to go when you hit that crossroads in your life: There is the bad way, when you sort of give up, and then there is the really hard way, when you fight back. I went the hard way and came out of it okay. Now, I'm sitting here and doing great."
- Matthew Perry
(Related: Fight, Now)

"I got in a fight one time with a really big guy, and he said, "I'm going to mop the floor with your face." I said, "You'll be sorry." He said, "Oh, yeah? Why?" I said, "Well, you won't be able to get into the corners very well.""
- Emo Philips
(Related: Time, Fight)

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

"As far as I'm concerned, love means fighting, big fat lies, and a couple of slaps across the face."
- Edith Piaf
(Related: Love, Fighting, Lies)

"What I would say to the young men and women who are beset by hopelessness and doubt is that they should go and see what is being done on the ground to fight poverty, not like going to the zoo but to take action, to open their hearts and their consciences."
- Abbe Pierre
(Related: Men, Women, Action, Being, Doubt, Fight, Open, Poverty)

"I've had 117 fights and that's the first time I've ever won."
- Jimmy Piersall
(Related: Time, First)

"We are twice armed if we fight with faith."
- Plato
(Related: Faith, Fight)

"But on the other hand, in the midst of the chaos, you find normal people. You find people who are willing to risk their lives to tell you what they saw, even though they have no dog in the fight."
- John Pomfret
(Related: People, Chaos, Fight, Risk)

"Things move very slowly in politics. We seem to fight the same wars over and over again."
- Pete du Pont
(Related: Politics, Fight)

"For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Faith, Life, Fight, Right, Wrong)

"As we continue to fight the War on Terror, it is imperative that we protect America's fallen heroes by ensuring that they are treated with respect, while being laid to rest."
- Jon Porter
(Related: War, America, Being, Fight, Heroes, Respect, Rest, Terror)

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

"Yes, I'm a real fighter. But I often ended up empty-handed."
- Hugo Pratt
"Most women don't play like guys do: they don't wrestle, fight, get into brawls. They don't know how to express themselves in a physical, active way."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: Women, Fight, Play)

"When you're fighting with a stunt person, your intent is to miss."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: Fighting)

"It's all about exploring the more unpredictable aspects in the character, not just fighting people."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: People, Character, Fighting)

"Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn, but also the sheep, when harmed fights back."
- Sextus Propertius
(Related: Enemies, Sheep)

"I have significant concerns about reducing the 188th Fighter Wing's capabilities, and will fight tooth and nail against attempts to reduce its personnel or take away aircraft."
- Mark Pryor
(Related: Fight, Will)

"I believe it is essential that we close the security gaps that put our nation at risk, and I will continue to fight for the funding that will secure high-risk targets, such as our ports and borders."
- Mark Pryor
(Related: Fight, Nation, Risk, Security, Will)

"No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights."
- Vladimir Putin
(Related: Argument, Fight, Rights, Human rights, Terror)

"We shall fight against them, throw them in prisons and destroy them."
- Vladimir Putin
(Related: Fight)

"I was away from the front lines for a while this spring, living with other troops, and considerable fighting took place while I was gone. When I got ready to return to my old friends at the front I wondered if I would sense any change in them."
- Ernie Pyle
(Related: Change, Fighting, Friends, Living, Old, Sense, Spring, Troops)

"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)

"Every success in limiting armaments is a sign that the will to achieve mutual understanding exists, and every such success thus supports the fight for international law and order."
- Ludwig Quidde
(Related: Success, Fight, Law, Order, Understanding, Will)

"I think Blank Generation holds up pretty well. You listen to that with headphones and there's a lot going on there with the guitars- it's the product of a lot of fighting."
- Robert Quine
(Related: Fighting, Pretty)

"In the midst of fighting there is no place for public debate."
- Yitzhak Rabin
(Related: Debate, Fighting, Public)

"The draft is white people sending black people to fight yellow people to protect the country they stole from red people."
- James Rado
(Related: People, Country, Draft, Fight)

"Prohibiting a visible religious sign, which isn't a manifestation of militancy, would look like a fight against religions."
- Jean-Pierre Raffarin
(Related: Fight, Religious)

"We shall fight to the last to free our Motherland."
- Ziaur Rahman
(Related: Fight)

"As a nation we should commit ourselves not only to the fight against terrorism, but to economic justice, defeat of the AIDS epidemic and vestiges of discriminatory policies of all kinds."
- Charles Rangel
(Related: Defeat, Fight, Justice, Nation, Terrorism)

"We can best honor the memories of those who were killed on September 11 and those who have been killed fighting the war on terrorism, by dedicating ourselves to building a free and peaceful world safe from the threat of terrorism."
- Jack Reed
(Related: War, Building, Fighting, Honor, Memories, Terrorism, World)

"Then you get into it, especially if you start talking about football, fighting and Muhammad Ali. Then the ladies get very bored and start delivering ultimatums."
- Oliver Reed
(Related: Fighting, Football, Ladies, Talking)

"I am convinced that I do not want to give up more power to the White House, whether it's George Bush or Barack Obama. And I'm going to fight as hard as I can against President Obama on these earmarks and my Republican colleagues who hate to vote for them, but love to get them."
- Harry Reid
(Related: Love, Power, Fight, Hate, President, Republican, Vote, Want)

"I'm a charming coward; I fight with words."
- Carl Reiner
(Related: Fight, Words)

"We continue to fight for good jobs that pay well and jobs that last. Helping to get folks back to work is about helping them to regain their dignity and pride. That's what families care about."
- Jodi Rell
(Related: Work, Care, Dignity, Fight, Jobs, Pride)

"Preparing to fight wild fires is only part of the solution, we must be more pro-active and prevent the fires before they start, or reduce their intensity by removing forest waste and fuel build up."
- Rick Renzi
(Related: Fight, Solution, Waste)

"We need to stop fighting Christian against Christian. I have no time for anything but trying to love other people. That is a full-time job."
- Anne Rice
(Related: Love, Time, People, Christian, Fighting, Job, Trying)

"We will continue to work together in our common fight against terror."
- Condoleezza Rice
(Related: Work, Fight, Terror, Will)

"The truth is, I've been going pretty much nuts all year. I constantly have to fight being scattered. I feel like I'm on automatic pilot from fatigue. The hardest thing is trying to be present, living for the moment, for everybody in the family."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Family, Truth, Being, Fatigue, Fight, Living, Present, Pretty, Trying)

"I have no great urge to be minister of this or minister of that, but instead would feel incredible blessed to have the opportunity to be a champion for a constituency and fight for their cause."
- Adam Rickitt
(Related: Opportunity, Cause, Fight)

"The fight for reform comes down to a simple goal: giving our citizens the confidence that government serves the people first and the people only."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Government, People, Confidence, Fight, First, Giving, Reform)

"Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future."
- Bob Riley
(Related: Hope, Ambition, Drugs, Enemies, Fight, Fighting, Future)

"I hate those men who would send into war youth to fight and die for them; the pride and cowardice of those old men, making their wars that boys must die."
- Mary Roberts Rinehart
(Related: Men, War, Boys, Cowardice, Fight, Hate, Old, Pride, Youth)

"We say that we care about the war, but we don't even really know what we're fighting for."
- Scott Ritter
(Related: War, Care, Fighting)

"You had to know how to fight or you had to know how to avoid a fight. I didn't enjoy fighting, so I learned how to avoid them."
- Tim Robbins
(Related: Fight, Fighting)

"I'm really good with fighting with my feet."
- Eric Roberts
(Related: Feet, Fighting)

"We will fight evil, but we will do it from above 15,000 feet."
- Pat Roberts
(Related: Evil, Feet, Fight, Will)

"This is the basis, and I am not being tried for whether I am a Communist, I am being tried for fighting for the rights of my people, who are still second-class citizens in this United States of America."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: People, America, Being, Fighting, Rights, states, United)

"Why should the Negroes ever fight against the only nations of the world where racial discrimination is prohibited, and where the people can live freely? Never! I can assure you, they will never fight against either the Soviet Union or the peoples' democracies."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: People, Discrimination, Fight, Nations, Will, World)

"You want to shut up every Negro who has the courage to stand up and fight for the rights of his people, for the rights of workers, and I have been on many a picket line for the steelworkers too."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: People, Courage, Fight, Rights, Want, Workers)

"Through the years I have received my share of recognition for efforts in the fields of sports, the arts, the struggle for full citizenship for the Negro people, labor's rights and the fight for peace."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: Peace, Sports, People, Citizenship, Fight, Rights, Labor, Struggle, Years)

"I do not hesitate one second to state clearly and unmistakably: I belong to the American resistance movement which fights against American imperialism, just as the resistance movement fought against Hitler."
- Paul Robeson
(Related: American, State)

"We march and fight, to death or on to victory. Our might is right, no traitors shall prevail. Our hearts are steeled against the fiery gates of hell. No shot or shell, can still our mighty song."
- George Lincoln Rockwell
(Related: Death, Victory, Fight, Hell, March, Right, Song)

"I didn't know how to box so I would have looked like a complete street fighter actually, but what we did have to do was pick up some sides and then just memorize them within two days and go there and audition."
- Michelle Rodriguez
"I told them I would work to strengthen and secure Medicare for generations to come, and I told them I would fight for a new prescription drug benefit under Medicare."
- Mike Rogers
(Related: Work, Fight, Generations)

"Anyone who has to fight, even with the most modern weapons, against an enemy in complete command of the air, fights like a savage against modern European troops, under the same handicaps and with the same chances of success."
- Erwin Rommel
(Related: Success, Enemy, Fight, Troops, Weapons)

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

"In a man-to-man fight, the winner is he who has one more round in his magazine."
- Erwin Rommel
(Related: Fight, Man)

"Dependency is death to initiative, to risk-taking and opportunity. It's time to stop the spread of government dependency and fight it like the poison it is."
- Mitt Romney
(Related: Death, Government, Time, Opportunity, Fight, Poison, Risk, Risk-taking)

"I like ice hockey, but it's a frustrating game to watch. It's hard to keep your eyes on both the puck and the players and too much time passes between scoring in hockey. There are usually more fights than there are points."
- Andy Rooney
(Related: Time, Eyes)

"There is nothing I love as much as a good fight."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt
(Related: Love, Fight, Nothing)

"Nobody knows through how many thousands of years fighting men have made a place for themselves while the weak and peaceable have gone to the wall."
- Elihu Root
(Related: Men, Fighting, Years)

"But say some, would you expose woman to the contact of rough, rude, drinking, swearing, fighting men at the ballot box? What a humiliating confession lies in this plea for keeping woman in the background!"
- Ernestine Rose
(Related: Men, Confession, Drinking, Fighting, Lies, Swearing, Woman)

"A protracted legislative fight will not move us closer to where the music industry wants to be - delivering music to fans through a variety of different, innovative Web sites."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Music, Fans, Fight, Variety, Will)

"Truth is always served by great minds, even if they fight it."
- Jean Rostand
(Related: Truth, Fight)

"Bring back dueling, I say. Drive-by sword fight."
- Tim Roth
(Related: Fight)

"I had a bonding problem when I went off and boxed for five years. I was over in Europe and Asia fighting because I wanted to do something different; I was tired of acting. But the thing is, when I was done doing that, I couldn't get a job."
- Mickey Rourke
(Related: Acting, Europe, Fighting, Job, Years)

"If we limit our vision to the real world, we will forever be fighting on the minus side of things, working only too make our photographs equal to what we see out there, but no better."
- Galen Rowell
(Related: Vision, Fighting, Will, World)

"The fact is that America's weapons systems have made it impossible for anybody to confront it militarily. So, all you have is your wits and your cunning, and your ability to fight in the way the Iraqis are fighting."
- Arundhati Roy
(Related: Ability, America, Cunning, Fact, Fight, Fighting, Weapons)

"A man will go to war, fight and die for his country. But he won't get a bikini wax."
- Rita Rudner
(Related: War, Country, Fight, Man, Will)

"The downside isn't really injury, fear of injury or the process of fighting back from injury. The downside, the very worst thing in the world, is surgery."
- Greg Rusedski
(Related: Fear, Fighting, Injury, World)

"Writers and politicians are natural rivals. Both groups try to make the world in their own images; they fight for the same territory."
- Salman Rushdie
(Related: Fight, Politicians, World, Writers)

"That's what takes people out of the fight half the time. They get hit and half the reaction is your ego is saying, 'I cannot believe that person just lit me up - how humiliating.'"
- David O. Russell
(Related: Time, People, Ego, Fight, Saying)

"We may fight against what is wrong, but if we allow ourselves to hate, that is to insure our spiritual defeat and our likeness to what we hate."
- George William Russell
(Related: Defeat, Fight, Hate, May, Spiritual, Wrong)

"I don't think I'll ever be a producer who's into taking the meetings and fighting the big fights with studios. I really don't like that part. I'm much more interested in the material."
- Meg Ryan
(Related: Fighting, Meetings)

"If you're running for president, you've got to do a lot of things to line up a candidacy. I've not done any of those things. It's not my plan. My plan is to be a good chairman of the House Budget Committee and fight for the fiscal sanity of this nation."
- Paul Ryan
(Related: Committee, Fight, Nation, President, Running, Sanity)

"How do you tell troops who volunteered to fight for our freedoms that the country they fought for won't take care of them when they come back? In the time of war our troops and their families are supposed to be our number one priority."
- John Salazar
(Related: Time, War, Care, Country, Fight, Troops)

"Too often in Washington special interests urge us to fight one another just because we belong to different parties. It is time for this to stop and for Washington to focus on what needs to be done."
- Ken Salazar
(Related: Time, Fight, Focus, Needs, Washington)

"We will fight hostage taking like we fight terrorism."
- Ali A. Saleh
(Related: Fight, Terrorism, Will)

"I've always been a fighter. If you tell me I can't, I'll die trying to prove you wrong."
- R. A. Salvatore
(Related: Trying, Wrong)

"We must see our present fight right through to the very end."
- Bobby Sands
(Related: End, Fight, Present, Right)

"When rich people fight wars with one another, poor people are the ones to die."
- Jean-Paul Sartre
(Related: People, Fight, Poor)

"I am not protesting against the conduct of the war, but against the political errors and insincerities for which the fighting men are being sacrificed."
- Siegfried Sassoon
(Related: Men, War, Being, Errors, Fighting)

"Armaments; extremely useful for fighting wars, a deadweight in any civil economy."
- John Ralston Saul
(Related: Economy, Fighting)

"Shootouts are not gunfights of honor, they're gang wars and racial riots."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Honor)

"Athletes as role models and heroes is a hoax, a sick hoax. The men and women who are fighting in Iraq, they are the true heroes."
- Gale Sayers
(Related: Men, Women, Athletes, Fighting, Heroes, Iraq)

"Our firefighters are our last line of defense, baby."
- Jack Scalia
(Related: Baby, Defense)

"Sugar Ray and talked about doing some articles together or writing a book together but dealing with Sugar Ray was a lot like fighting him. He would fake you in and then he'd drop you."
- Dick Schaap
(Related: Fighting, Writing)

"Phil has always been a fighter. He was getting in fights all the time. I told him that if he ever hit me then I would leave the band. He wanted to find out if I was telling him the truth. He hit me so I left and that is how UFO split up."
- Michael Schenker
(Related: Time, Truth)

"To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Fighting, Gain)

"No country in history ever sent mothers of toddlers off to fight enemy soldiers until the United States did this in the Iraq war."
- Phyllis Schlafly
(Related: History, War, Country, Enemy, Fight, Iraq, Mothers, Soldiers, states, United)

"Looking back, I'm almost happy I lost that fight. Just imagine if I would have come back to Germany with a victory. I had nothing to do with the Nazis, but they would have given me a medal. After the war I might have been considered a war criminal."
- Max Schmeling
(Related: War, Victory, Fight, Germany, Nothing)

"Switzerland is part of the fight against terrorism. There is no neutrality against this threat."
- Samuel Schmid
(Related: Fight, Neutrality, Terrorism)

"The worker must have bread, but she must have roses, too. Help, you women of privilege, give her the ballot to fight with."
- Rose Schneiderman
(Related: Women, Fight, Help, Privilege, Roses)

"I feel like I'm a fighter. I've fought my whole life to get to where I'm at. I like fight movies. When someone gets knocked down, I like to root for him to succeed."
- Rick Schroder
(Related: Life, Movies, Fight, Succeed)

"Very few fighters get the consideration of racehorses, which are put out to pasture to grow old with dignity and comfort when they haven't got it anymore."
- Budd Schulberg
(Related: Comfort, Consideration, Dignity, Old)

"Fights can be dumped in a dozen ways. Sometimes everybody but the fighter knows. Sometimes only the fighter knows."
- Budd Schulberg
"And American voters understand that if we want to keep fighting to move in the new - in a new direction, we've got a long way to go. And we need to make sure we continue with Democrats being in the majority."
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Related: American, Being, Democrats, Direction, Fighting, Majority, Want)

"The problem was the journalists who also did not understand much of my music, but they wrote about it. I think you fell into the usual trap laid out by parts of the press and other writers: that the poor musician has always to fight the evil companies and managers."
- Klaus Schulze
(Related: Music, Evil, Fight, Managers, Poor, Press)

"I'm totally opposed to vouchers. I will fight them tooth and nail."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Fight, Will)

"To fight fear, act. To increase fear - wait, put off postpone."
- David Joseph Schwartz
(Related: Fear, Act, Fight)

"The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
(Related: Life, Character, Fight)

"We can fight Big Industry."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Fight)

"Giving a 10-year mandatory minimum for a second offense fist fight is not going to reduce the chance that someone will be stabbed 16 times when you are not funding any of the programs that are desperately needed to actually reduce juvenile crime."
- Bobby Scott
(Related: Chance, Crime, Fight, Giving, Will)

"We are showing that Englishmen can still die with a bold spirit, fighting it out to the end."
- Robert Falcon Scott
(Related: End, Fighting, Spirit)

"My point was that removing Saddam should not have been our highest priority. Fighting terrorism should have been our number one concern, followed by the Palestinian peace process."
- Brent Scowcroft
(Related: Peace, Concern, Fighting, Terrorism)

"You don't fight racism with racism, the best way to fight racism is with solidarity."
- Bobby Seale
(Related: Fight, Racism, Solidarity)

"When we distributed the paper and crayons, they were fighting over the blue crayon. Everyone wanted to start with the blue, and that was the water. One drawing shows the trees under water. I was really moved."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Fighting, Trees, Water)

"When I began my search for the perfect skin care to fight the aging process, I noticed that my sensitive skin was reacting horribly to any product I used."
- Connie Sellecca
(Related: Care, Fight, Skin)

"Moreover, from reforming the tax code to our immigration system, to commonsense legal reform, President Bush put America on notice that he will continue fighting to make the country, and the world, a better place for future generations."
- Jim Sensenbrenner
(Related: Legal, America, Country, Fighting, Future, Tax, Generations, President, Reform, Will, World)

"It is all too evident that our nation, and the governments of other countries, require all the help they can get in order to fight the War on Terrorism against people who have no qualms about taking the lives of innocent men, women, and children."
- Jim Sensenbrenner
(Related: War, Men, Women, People, Children, Countries, Fight, Help, Nation, Order, Terrorism)

"The fight for justice against corruption is never easy. It never has been and never will be. It exacts a toll on our self, our families, our friends, and especially our children. In the end, I believe, as in my case, the price we pay is well worth holding on to our dignity."
- Frank Serpico
(Related: Children, Corruption, Dignity, End, Fight, Friends, Justice, Self, Will, Worth)

"I know that New York City remains the highest density urban area in the country and by far dedicates more of its own funds to fighting terrorism than any other municipality."
- Jose Serrano
(Related: Country, Fighting, Terrorism)

"The French are endowed with bigger limbs; those of the Spaniards are stronger; they have a very slim waist. The French fight with more ferocity than advise. The Spaniards the opposite."
- Michael Servetus
(Related: Fight)

"From cell phones to computers, quality is improving and costs are shrinking as companies fight to offer the public the best product at the best price. But this philosophy is sadly missing from our health-care insurance system."
- John Shadegg
(Related: Computers, Health, Quality, Fight, Philosophy, Public)

"In this life, to earn your place you have to fight for it."
- Shakira
(Related: Life, Fight)

"Is it a crime, to fight, for what is mine?"
- Tupac Shakur
(Related: Crime, Fight)

"Everybody has a right to like or dislike anything or anyone. From a flower to a flavor to a book or a composition but it is very sad that in our country we actually fight over such things in an unseemly manner."
- Ravi Shankar
(Related: Country, Fight, Right)

"The central premise behind Oslo was that if Arafat were given enough legitimacy, territory, weapons and money, he would use his power to fight terror and make peace with Israel."
- Natan Sharansky
(Related: Peace, Power, Money, Fight, Israel, Terror, Weapons)

"The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach "one language." No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America."
- Al Sharpton
(Related: Policy, Act, America, Canada, Community, Culture, English, Fight, Iraq, Language, Promise, Rules, Will)

"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)

"When I was growing up, it was 'Communists'. Now it's 'Terrorists'. So you always have to have somebody to fight and be afraid of, so the war machine can build more bombs, guns, and bullets and everything."
- Cindy Sheehan
(Related: War, Bombs, Fight, Growing up, Machine, Now)

"These men were wrongfully rejected, the veterans. The fighting man should never have been blamed for Vietnam."
- Neil Sheehan
(Related: Men, Fighting, Man, Veterans, Vietnam)

"We think of violence as being conflict and fighting and wars and so forth, but the most ongoing horrific measure of violence is in the horrible poverty of the Third World... and the poverty in the United States as well."
- Martin Sheen
(Related: Being, Conflict, Fighting, Measure, Poverty, states, United, Violence, World)

"My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces."
- Sidney Sheldon
(Related: Day, Heroes, Police, Risk, World)

"They were involved in a firefight and felt they were surrounded. Whether they escaped from that and were fleeing and went in the wrong direction, we don't know."
- Hugh Shelton
(Related: Direction, Wrong)

"Certainly, my father would not want to see me destroy myself in this business, as so many people in our family have been destroyed. I try to take good care of myself, but we are fighting the good fight, and the truth is powerful."
- Sam Sheppard
(Related: Family, Business, Father, Truth, People, Care, Fight, Fighting, Want)

"This war differs from other wars, in this particular. We are not fighting armies but a hostile people, and must make old and young, rich and poor, feel the hard hand of war."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: War, People, Fighting, Old, Poor)

"In our Country... one class of men makes war and leaves another to fight it out."
- William Tecumseh Sherman
(Related: Men, War, Class, Country, Fight)

"Especially today as we fight the war on terror - against an enemy that represents hatred, extremism and stands behind no flag - we need to remember the sacrifices that have gone into protecting our flag."
- Bill Shuster
(Related: War, Enemy, Extremism, Fight, Hatred, Terror, Today)

"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)

"He will fight a rattlesnake and give it the first two bites too."
- Navjot Singh Sidhu
(Related: Fight, First, Will)

"If you fight back and get hit, it hurts a little while; if you don't fight back it hurts forever."
- Joel Siegel
(Related: Fight)

"The anarchist painter is not the one who will create anarchist pictures, but the one who will fight with all his individuality against official conventions."
- Paul Signac
(Related: Fight, Individuality, Will)

"I don't need arms, and neither does anyone else... At the very least, a ban would prevent fights from turning deadly."
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva