Quotations on Fight

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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
(Keywords: Men, Children, Fight, Kids, Strangers, Want)

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
(Keywords: Men, Creation, Fight, Force, Originality, Spirit)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Government, Character, Fascism, Fight, Force, Popular, Republican, Spain)

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
(Keywords: Dance, Fight, Road)

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

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
(Keywords: Abuse, America, Children, Country, Fight, October, Violence)

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
(Keywords: Money, Women, Fact, Fight, Generations, Worth)

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

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Hope, Ability, Children, Choice, Fight, Hell, Options)

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
(Keywords: Success, Victory, Animals, Fight, Kindness, Respect, Will, World)

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
(Keywords: Balance, Communication, Fight, Fire, Free speech, Question, Respect, World)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Danger, Defeat, Fight, Independence, Terrorism, Will)

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
(Keywords: War, Power, Wisdom, Morality, Democracy, Fight, Nation, Right, World, World war)

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
(Keywords: Values, Conservative, Fight, Will)

To fight against the infidels is Jihad; but to fight against your evil self is greater Jihad.
- Abu Bakr
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Cause, Fight, Spiritual, Weapons)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Challenge, Duty, Fight, Job)

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
(Keywords: Fear, Danger, Fight, May, Soldiers)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Character, Confidence, Favorite, Fight, Prejudice, Will)

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
(Keywords: War, American, Fight, First, Service, Troops, Vietnam)

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
(Keywords: People, Army, Fight, First, France, Nothing)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: America, Fight, Freedom, Weapons)

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
(Keywords: Being, Fight, Road)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Idea, Winning, Fight, Struggle)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Country, Fight, Friends)

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
(Keywords: Life, Challenge, Existence, Fight, states, United)

You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Progress, Burden, Fight, Now, Order, Proof, Terrorism)

It is not right to associate the fight against international terrorist networks with an imaginary crusade against Islam.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Development, Act, African, End, Fight, Order, states)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: People, Fight, Right, Will)



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