Quotes and Sayings about Fighting
"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 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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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 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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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 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)
"Art is man's distinctly human way of fighting death."
- Leonard Baskin
(Related: Art, Death, Fighting, Man)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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 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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"We just kept hanging in and fighting."
- Troy Brown
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"You must never tire fighting Satan."
- Abraham Cahan
(Related: Fighting, Satan)
"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)
"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
"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)
"Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity."
- George Carlin
(Related: Peace, Fighting, Virginity)
"I play some fighting games, but mostly I just play sports."
- Vince Carter
(Related: Sports, Fighting, Games, Play)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"The liberals are fighting so hard whenever President Bush appoints any federal judges."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Fighting, Judges, Liberals, President)
"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)
"Anybody who says they don't like fighting in the NHL have to be out of their minds."
- Donald Stewart Cherry
"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)
"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)
"No part of the education of a politician is more indispensable than the fighting of elections."
- Winston Churchill
(Related: Education, Elections, Fighting)
"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)
"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)
"The worst thing that can happen to us in an ideological struggle is to become what we are fighting."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: Fighting, Struggle)
"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 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)
"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
"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
"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)
"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
"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)
"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)
"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)
"We're not going to take this sitting down. We are fighting back."
- Gray Davis
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war."
- R. Lee Ermey
(Related: War, Fighting, Nothing, Politicians)
"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
"I never really address myself to any image anybody has of me. That's like fighting with ghosts."
- Sally Field
"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)
"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
"Everybody knows it hurts to grow up... and we're still fighting it."
- Ben Folds
"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)
"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)
"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)
"I fought for years and spent a fortune fighting and never got anywhere."
- David Friedman
(Related: Fighting, Fortune, Years)
"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)
"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)
"On the contrary, woman is the best equipped fighting machine that ever went to battle."
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Related: Battle, Fighting, Machine, Woman)
"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)
"But the worst handicap we had the prohibition of naming individual units who had done the fighting."
- Philip Gibbs
(Related: Fighting, Prohibition)
"Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman's weapon is her tongue."
- Hermione Gingold
(Related: Idea, Fighting, Tongue, Woman)
"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)
"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)
"Ali's daughter is fighting and Joe Frazier's daughter is fighting as well."
- Robert Goulet
(Related: Daughter, Fighting)
"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)
"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)
"I see couples fighting about the stupidest things. You just have to rise above everything."
- Sammy Hagar
"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)
"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)
"I was not fighting myself at all as I used to."
- Daniela Hantuchova
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"War consisteth not in battle only, or the act of fighting; but in a tract of time, wherein the will to contend by battle is sufficiently known."
- Thomas Hobbes
(Related: War, Time, Act, Battle, Fighting, Will)
"I don't think Joe Louis could take the punches today fighting in this era."
- Larry Holmes
(Related: Fighting, Today)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"It seems that fighting is a game where everybody is the loser."
- Zora Neale Hurston
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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 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)
"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'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
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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'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)
"If you kill enough of them, they stop fighting."
- Curtis Lemay
"You either get tired fighting for peace, or you die."
- John Lennon
(Related: Peace, Fighting)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"Message to Obama: Fighting the Clinton machine won't be as easy as picking up favorable press clips."
- Rich Lowry
(Related: Fighting, Machine, Press)
"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)
"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 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."
(Related: Artist, Day, Fighting, Reason)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"Dallas is a great city, and it's worth fighting for."
- Laura Miller
(Related: Fighting, Worth)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"A great American city is fighting for its life."
- Marc Morial
(Related: Life, American, Fighting)
"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)
"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
"Obviously, I'll keep fighting to uphold the Constitution."
- Michael Newdow
(Related: Constitution, Fighting)
"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've been fighting with Acorn, alongside Acorn, on issues you care about, my entire career."
- Barack Obama
(Related: Care, Career, Fighting)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."
(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)
"No battle is worth fighting except the last one."
- J. Enoch Powell
(Related: Battle, Fighting, Worth)
"When you're fighting with a stunt person, your intent is to miss."
- Victoria Pratt
"It's all about exploring the more unpredictable aspects in the character, not just fighting people."
- Victoria Pratt
(Related: People, Character, Fighting)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine."
- Friedrich Schiller
(Related: Fighting, Gain)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"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)
"You destroy the initiative of the working people if they don't feel they have a fighting chance to be a part of the American Dream."
- James Sinegal
(Related: People, Dream, American, Chance, Fighting)
"There's a pattern when tours start - a pattern of infighting, of making up, of breaking up, of addiction. There's a pattern of going to jail. There's a pattern of passion for music."
- Nikki Sixx
(Related: Music, Addiction, Passion)
"The Government of Iraq also owes a debt to the American and coalition forces who are fighting the insurgency and helping put that country back together after decades of repression."
- Ike Skelton
(Related: Government, American, Country, Debt, Fighting, Iraq, Repression)
"I want to get back to my fighting weight of 98 pounds. I have the exact measurements of that guy from the movie, Powder. Right now, I am the reigning West Coast Powder."
- David Spade
(Related: Fighting, Now, Right, Want, Weight)
"I have three adopted children with Phil, and for years I was fighting in court with him over being able to see my kids. I was always going back and forth to California, going to court, and I was never able to get a project going."
- Ronnie Spector
(Related: Being, Children, Court, Fighting, Kids, Project, Years)
"Sir, you have tasted two whole worms; you have hissed all my mystery lectures and been caught fighting a liar in the quad; you will leave by the next town drain."
- W. A. Spooner
(Related: Fighting, Mystery, Will)
"What we are effectively doing, I say this to the young people of America whom my colleagues represent, is leaving our children and grandchildren the tab for fighting a war, letting them pay for the lion's share of it by simply adding it to the national debt."
- John Spratt
(Related: War, People, America, Children, Debt, Fighting)
"Fighting patents one by one will never eliminate the danger of software patents, any more than swatting mosquitoes will eliminate malaria."
- Richard Stallman
(Related: Danger, Fighting, Mosquitoes, Software, Will)
"It just took all of that to come to a screeching halt, to get to the point of having nothing, for me to finally realize, Hey, what are you fighting with this for? Until then, I hadn't claimed my faith as my own; I had just grown up with it."
- Scott Stapp
(Related: Faith, Fighting, Nothing)
"I endured many weeks of it, but I had a big background in martial arts and fighting as a kid, so kind of all the problems got brushed away and I was ready."
- Jason Statham
(Related: Fighting, Problems)
"There are so many exceptions to free speech: child pornography, cross burning, libel, fighting words."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Fighting, Pornography, Words)
"There's a lot of things that go on when you're on tour that cannot be controlled. I'm not even talking about myself, but of course there's sexual activity and drugs, fighting and language; it is certainly not a place to raise a family."
- Peter Steele
(Related: Family, Drugs, Fighting, Language, Talking)
"My father and mother - I figured if I could make them laugh, they'd stop fighting. I stole all their material."
- Jerry Stiller
(Related: Mother, Father, Fighting)
"I've been very physical my whole life. I went out hiking and camping for days in the Australian forest, and when I trained at drama school for three years, we did a whole lot on stage-fighting techniques. And I was a dancer from 5 to 18, so I have a memory for choreography."
- Yvonne Strahovski
(Related: Life, Camping, Drama, Memory, School, Years)
"All these portrayals we see of knights fighting must be absolute rubbish because knights in armour could literally have only had two or three blows and then they'd have had to sit down to have a cup of tea."
- Mark Strong
(Related: Fighting, Tea)
"Why would Senator Allen want to oppose saving money for the state? It's simply another example of Republicans fighting the governor tooth and nail against any measure where she might be able to turn the state's budget around."
- Bart Stupak
(Related: Money, Example, Fighting, Measure, Republicans, State, Want)
"I have been, and will go on, fighting that damnable, dirty, rotten business with all the power at my command."
- Billy Sunday
(Related: Business, Power, Fighting, Will)
"I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society - and well worth fighting for."
- Helen Suzman
(Related: Society, Opportunity, Fighting, Rights, Human rights, Justice, Worth)
"In the environmental movement, every time you lose a battle it's for good, but our victories always seem to be temporary and we keep fighting them over and over again."
- David Suzuki
(Related: Environmental, Time, Battle, Fighting)
"Most sorts of diversion in men, children and other animals, are in imitation of fighting."
- Jonathan Swift
(Related: Men, Animals, Children, Fighting, Imitation)
"In a theater, the part is mine and I can control it as I want to. In the movies, I don't have direct contact, and I am fighting technical machinery."
- Max von Sydow
(Related: Movies, Control, Fighting, Theater, Want)
"I believe that what we are fighting here is not just a small group of people who have hijacked a religion, but it is a civilization bent on destroying ours."
- Tom Tancredo
(Related: Religion, People, Civilization, Fighting)
"Our brave men and women are fighting around the world and they deserve relief."
- Ellen Tauscher
(Related: Men, Women, Fighting, World)
"In the 1960s we were fighting to be recognized as equals in the marketplace, in marriage, in education and on the playing field. It was a very exciting, rebellious time."
- Marlo Thomas
(Related: Education, Time, Marriage, Fighting)
"You don't need to be for or against the war to provide morale and support to the men and women who are fighting over seas. These are human beings who are doing a service."
- Mike Thompson
(Related: Men, War, Women, Fighting, Service, Support)
"From the point of the view of the nation's power, it was obvious that while we were fighting the Sino-Japanese war, every effort was to be made to avoid adding to our enemies and opening additional fronts."
- Hideki Tojo
(Related: Power, War, Effort, Enemies, Fighting, Nation, Obvious)
"I'm not fighting any causes. I'm black, everybody can see that, but I am a storyteller for the masses."
- Jackie Torrence
(Related: Causes, Fighting)
"The only kind of love worth having is the kind that goes on living and laughing and fighting and loving."
- Dalton Trumbo
(Related: Love, Fighting, Living, Worth)
"We shall heal our wounds, collect our dead and continue fighting."
- Mao Tse Tung
(Related: Fighting, Wounds)
"I really enjoy myself in Norway. Because I had started losing confidence in my ability of what I do. But sometimes, man, you just get tired of fighting and trying to prove yourself."
- Ike Turner
(Related: Ability, Confidence, Fighting, Losing, Man, Trying)
"You must show the world that you abhor fighting."
- Desmond Tutu
(Related: Fighting, World)
"To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Excellence, Fight, Fighting)
"Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Excellence, Fighting)
"The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Art, War, Enemy, Fighting)
"For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill."
- Sun Tzu
(Related: Enemy, Fighting, Skill)
"I'm fighting a losing battle here: I'm trying to lose some weight. I love chocolate; that's one of my biggest downfalls. I haven't gotten a whole lot of chocolate, thank goodness, because I'd probably be about 300 pounds."
- Carrie Underwood
(Related: Love, Battle, Fighting, Goodness, Losing, Trying, Weight)
"Now I'm fighting cancer, everybody knows that. People ask me all the time about how you go through your life and how's your day, and nothing is changed for me."
- Jim Valvano
(Related: Life, Time, People, Cancer, Day, Fighting, Nothing, Now)
"You have to listen to adversaries and keep looking for that point beyond which it's against their interests to keep on disagreeing or fighting."
- Cyrus Vance
"The hope of the nation which throughout the nineteenth century had not for a moment reconciled itself with the loss of independence, and fighting for its own freedom, fought at the same time for the freedom of other nations."
- Lech Walesa
(Related: Time, Hope, Fighting, Freedom, Independence, Loss, Nation, Nations)
"The worldwide, agelong struggle between fascism and democracy will not stop when the fighting ends in Germany and Japan."
- Henry A. Wallace
(Related: Democracy, Fascism, Fighting, Germany, Struggle, Will)
"It is a struggle. But I don't mind. I will just keep fighting on."
- J. T. Walsh
(Related: Fighting, Mind, Struggle, Will)
"Our soldiers have done a valiant effort in fighting terrorism and bringing a semblance of law and order to the chaos in the region and it would be shortsighted to lay out a specific timetable to bring U.S. troops home prematurely before their mission is accomplished."
- James T. Walsh
(Related: Home, Chaos, Effort, Fighting, Law, Mission, Order, Soldiers, Terrorism, Troops)
"The U.S. Armed Forces are the best trained, best equipped fighting forces in the world."
- Jim Walsh
(Related: Fighting, World)
"49 and holding. Holding tight! Fighting that heinous age every step of the way."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Age, Fighting)
"Finally, fighting for gay rights, speaking out in various places and making friends, men and women, was great."
- George Weinberg
(Related: Men, Women, Fighting, Friends, Rights, Gay)
"Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores."
- Anthony Weiner
(Related: Actions, Fight, Fighting, Investment, Israel, Military, State, Terrorism)
"As we become purer channels for God's light, we develop an appetite for the sweetness that is possible in this world. A miracle worker is not geared toward fighting the world that is, but toward creating the world that could be."
- Marianne Williamson
(Related: God, Appetite, Fighting, Light, Sweetness, World)
"Brian was the oldest, I was in the middle and Carl was the baby. I was the troublemaker. Brian got great grades and Carl got the kind of grades I did. I failed everything. I was too busy fighting and running wild."
- Dennis Wilson
(Related: Baby, Fighting, Running)
"About the only time losing is more fun than winning is when you're fighting temptation."
- Tom Wilson
(Related: Time, Winning, Fighting, Fun, Losing, Temptation)
"In the absence of love, there is nothing worth fighting for."
- Elijah Wood
(Related: Love, Absence, Fighting, Nothing, Worth)
"If you insist upon fighting to protect me, or 'our' country, let it be understood soberly and rationally between us that you are fighting to gratify a sex instinct which I cannot share; to procure benefits where I have not shared and probably will not share."
- Virginia Woolf
(Related: Sex, Benefits, Country, Fighting, Instinct, Will)
"I don't see it in terms of changing things, but rather using language and music as weapons for fighting a mainstream media which is predominately right wing, and loyal to the political framework and its corporate interests."
- Thom Yorke
(Related: Music, Corporate, Fighting, Language, Media, Right, Weapons)
"I want it understood that all these men fought for principle, not for plunder, and that they were true-hearted, honorable soldiers, fighting for what they esteemed was a righteous cause."
- Cole Younger
(Related: Men, Cause, Fighting, Soldiers, Want)
"The risk of a terrorist victory is greater when in fighting terror, democracy betrays its own essence."
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero
(Related: Victory, Democracy, Fighting, Risk, Terror)
"The most disastrous phenomenon of the current situation is the factor that imperialism is employing for its own ends all the powers of the proletariat, all of its institutions and weapons, which its fighting vanguard has created for its war of liberation."
- Clara Zetkin
(Related: War, Fighting, Weapons)
"I've been fighting my whole life."
- Chuck Zito
(Related: Life, Fighting)
"It was like fighting with the MPAA... to me it was like this is an R easy... but it was NC 17 over and over and even with this cut they were like, you are right on the edge buddy, one more thing and it's NC-17."
- Rob Zombie
(Related: Fighting, Right)