Here we have the best Fighting Quotes from famous authors such as Elmer Davis, Andrew Breitbart, Henry Rollins, Kay Robertson, Norman Schwarzkopf. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
Freedom of ideas and communications is one of the things we are fighting for, and our enemies are fighting against.
Some people see Black Friday as a much-needed break for their wallet. I see it as retail outlets showing the customers the full weight of their contempt. The frenzy to buy cheap crap from China, the human downgrade of people fighting with each other over items they can probably live without, to me, is an insult.
One of the great tragedies I see is people not putting every effort into the foundation of their marriage. My grandmother told me that it’s one man and one woman for life and that your marriage is worth fighting for.
‘American Idol‘ is sometimes lumped with reality shows and it has that element – folks-next-door battling it out in a contest. But instead of fighting leeches, bugs, parasites and each other, as on CBS’s ‘Survivor‘ and other shows that imitate it, the ‘American Idol’ contestants, of course, sing.
I have been very fortunate as to escape through another day‘s very severe fighting and escaped unhurt.
I think F1 have always had smaller teams and that’s been fighting it out and being there and like you say, its been a perfect place for young drivers who come into F1 to gain experience.
I’ve been fighting since I was a child, fighting to get out of my circumstances.
My extreme characters are in a state of rebellion or who are being ostracized or being misunderstood, or misfits or trying to fit in and fighting for their rights to love, live, and co-exist. They sort of mirror my own demons.
No matter the challenges ahead, I will never stop fighting for New Jersey and the values we share.
I don’t share the view that the ICC is anti-African. The ICC is not putting Africa on trial. The ICC is fighting impunity and individuals who are accused of crimes.
The episode of the ‘shoe bomber,’ Richard Reid, has suddenly meant more feet being bared at airports than at the average Hindu temple. My solution has been to replace my customary lace-up Oxfords with a pair of slip-on loafers when I fly. Generals are always fighting the last war, and security screeners are the same.
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.
Obama not only falsely represented the Republican position – as usual – he shamelessly pretended that he was The One ‘fighting so hard to cut middle-class taxes.’ Baloney!
For me the more important thing is fighting. You know, training, fighting. The sports side. I didn’t choose my media life.
I have to give moral support to my supporters. If I’m not going to fight anymore, that might hurt the feelings of my supporters. They are fighting for democracy. They are fighting for the rule of law.
I just keep fighting and try to be the last one standing.
Expectation loiters in the DNA of every sentient being; when you tell yourself or a loved one, ‘Don’t get your hopes up,’ you’re fighting ancient genetic programming.
Safeguarding our common home is not only essential to protecting endangered species and preserving old-growth forests, it is also paramount to ending poverty, fighting injustice, and protecting the long-term survival of humankind and of our faith.
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.
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.
The media tried to destroy my parents and has taken things completely out of context, but there’s not a whole lot you can do in terms of fighting back. You have to hope that it passes, which it always does. But they have to be careful. They didn’t necessarily sign up for this.
It’s a tough world out there and all the guys are fighting hard and the competition is really tough.
Fighting corruption is not a one-night affair.
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.
Lost causes are the only ones worth fighting for.
I absolutely support President Trump 100 percent, and he inspired me to run. I got frustrated throughout his presidency watching Big Tech censor conservatives, so I’ll be fighting back on that, because everyone has the freedom of speech.
I was fighting every windmill, especially when I was in college.
When it comes to fighting for progress in Boston, there’s a long history of people in power trying to label advocacy and hard work as being political in order to avoid accountability and distract from community demands for better leadership.
I want to be fighting for a society accountable towards its citizens.
There are guys who are way taller than me, weigh a lot more than me, are stronger than me, not faster than me but all other aspects people get recognized and looked at and opportunities based on how they look. I’ve been fighting that battle my entire lifetime.
We just kept hanging in and fighting.
If we keep on raking up the past, you can never work with anybody. You will always be fighting against your enemies, and that is bad.
My father, who had lost a brother, fighting on the Austrian side in World War I, was a committed pacifist.
‘God Loves Uganda‘ is a powerful exploration of the evangelical campaign to change African culture with values imported from America’s Christian Right. The film follows American and Ugandan religious leaders fighting ‘sexual immorality‘ and missionaries trying to convince Ugandans to follow Biblical law.
After the scarlet fever and the whooping cough, I remember I started to get mad about it all… I went through the stage of asking myself, ‘Wilma, what is this existence all about? Is it about being sick all the time? It can’t be.’ So I started getting angry about things, fighting back in a new way with a vengeance.
Commerce has changed the ethics of citizenship and the incentives for national service. America now buys private contractors – we used to call them mercenaries – to do the country’s fighting.
The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.
How long do we have to keep fighting for affordable prescription drugs?
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.
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.
It disturbs me that Liverpool are not in the Champions League and fighting for the Premier League.
Wherever the fight is, I’m going to be 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.
Bull riding is fun, but fighting is it.
And I think we created something incredible as a Democratic group, as a platform, as an effort to make a change in the country, and I think we did change this country. And I think we will continue to, and I know that my father is not going to stop fighting.
I’ve participated in many demonstrations since I was a child. When I was at medical college, I was fighting King Farouk, then British colonization, against Nasser, against Sadat who pushed me into prison, Mubarak who pushed me into exile. I never stopped.
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.
I didn’t really have intentions of fighting in MMA; it just kind of fell into place. Once I started fighting, though, I loved it, and I walked away from kickboxing right away.
I love reality TV shows like ‘Big Brother‘ where it’s smart game to vote off the strong competitors, especially early on to give the other people a fighting chance. From a game stance, it’s totally acceptable.
Savage, despicable evil. That’s what we were fighting in Iraq. That’s why a lot of people, myself included, called the enemy ‘savages.’ There really was no other way to describe what we encountered there.
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.
Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.
There are still personalities that you bond with or a fighting spirit that you connect with, but as a host you have to stay impartial and root for all of them.
My first film was with Cuba Gooding Jr, ‘The Fighting Temptations,’ and I had a little part here and there on little shows as guest stars. And I’ve taken acting classes.
These fledgling democracies in the Middle East, they’re actually fighting for their freedom. And what are they rioting for in England? Leisurewear.
Feminism to me means fighting. It’s a very nuanced, complex thing, but at the very core of it I’m a feminist because I don’t think being a girl limits me in any way.
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.
I just love the fighting.
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.
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.
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.
I feel like I’m constantly fighting against my exterior, or this exterior presentation of myself, because of how I look or perhaps because of who I’m with.
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.
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.
As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed.
Any Westerner can now buy a Koran for a dollar and burn it, while any Muslim with a platform can transform that act into a fighting offense. As passions rise on both sides of the divide, Western provocateurs and Islamist hotheads have found each other, as confrontations occur with increasing frequency.
I think Americans understand that in Afghanistan, unlike in Iraq and Vietnam, we are fighting an enemy allied with the people who attacked us on 9/11.
The thing about ‘Watchmen‘ that people should know is that when it came out there was absolutely nothing like it. Up until then, comics were about the same thing: a guy in tights fighting another guy in tights and saving the girl – that was it.
Please remember we all come from the same one and we will all return to that one, so there is no reason for fighting.
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.
I think the inhabitants of the past are fighting hard to keep the rents they acquired in the 20th century.
I was one of those children forced into fighting at the age of 13, in my country Sierra Leone, a war that claimed the lives of my mother, father and two brothers. I know too well the emotional, psychological and physical burden that comes with being exposed to violence as a child or at any age for that matter.
I was a little girl fighting as a partisan against Nazi-Fascism.
In the Olympics, everything goes back to square one. The world champion or the world record holder or the ninth last year are fighting for the same medal, and you have got to go there like it was the first time.
Congress hasn’t declared war on the countries – the majority of them are our allies – but without asking for public permission, NSA is running network operations against them that affect millions of innocent people. And for what? So we can have secret access to a computer in a country we’re not even fighting?
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.
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.
Concentration of executive power, unless it’s very temporary and for specific circumstances, let’s say fighting world war two, it’s an assault on democracy.
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.
There’s not much out there that people are fighting for that leaves them with nothing but honor.
I’m just glad when I was fighting for us to wrestle I would always have people tell me, ‘Gail, women’s wrestling is for the bathroom breaks, you know they really don’t want to see it.’ I would get discouraged a little bit but I was very adamant, so I’m glad that we girls proved them wrong.
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.
Yes, we have got to quit worrying about fighting each other and trying to figure out a way to work together.
Much of my adult life has been spent fighting for equal opportunity, and the idea that I would support limiting opportunity for any segment of society, particularly women, is antithetical to who I am and what I have done.
I fought for years and spent a fortune fighting and never got anywhere.
On the contrary, woman is the best equipped fighting machine that ever went to battle.
Ukraine has been a strong partner to the United States on international initiatives and a committed ally in fighting the War on Terrorism.
I enjoy roles that involve a task outside of my natural capabilities – for example, playing a number of musical instruments or sword fighting or cutting a suit. You have to look as though you can do it, without too much editing.
Individuals fighting or rebelling against the status quo, the establishment, is good for drama.
It is not constantly in my head that I am a champion or a UFC fighter. I forget about that. It is very important to other people, and I am glad to have the support, but fighting is my passion. It is what I like to do.
The world is a multiplicity, a harvest-field, a battle-ground; and thence arises through human contact ways of numbering, or mathematics, ways of tillage, or agriculture, ways of fighting, or military tactics and strategy, and these are incorporated in individuals as habits of life.
Keep fighting for animals by making compassionate, cruelty-free choices every day and encouraging those around you to do the same.
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.
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.
Even soldiers from the Vietnam War had said that when they were fighting in that war, the landmine was just one of any number of weapons to use in the fighting. It wasn’t until they began to think about the aftermath and the legacy of landmines that they recognized the long-term, indiscriminate impact of the weapon.
I would have to thank my godmother, Dr. Alveda King for exposing the racism behind abortion and fighting hard to not only defund Planned Parenthood but to overturn Roe v. Wade which is responsible for ending nearly 20 million Black lives.
The best way to perpetuate poverty is by spending on arms and military, and the best way to fight terrorism is by fighting the basic needs of humanity, because hunger and poverty perpetuate crime.
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.
The first thing I organized around was the Central Park Five case for the young men who were accused. We talked about the unfair misrepresentation of these young teenagers in the media. I’ve been fighting back against Donald Trump for a long time.
And it is essential that in fighting terrorism, sacrifices should not be made on democracy.
There is no force more liberating than the knowledge that you are fighting for others.
My martial arts came a lot from my uncle, who actually taught martial arts through the military. He was a black belt in tae kwon do, but also, he used a lot of military-style fighting where it’s not the high kicks or anything like that. It’s basically defeat your opponent as fast as possible.
Fighting public corruption is essential to preserving a working democracy that people have confidence in. I said that time and again on the campaign trail, and that’s why it’s such a high priority for me.
I probably should have been fighting at 155 for a long time, but I was so close to the top at 145.
Previously known for its six syllables of sweetness and light, reconciliation has become the political fighting word of the year.
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.
The reality of Britain is vibrant multiculturalism, but the myth we export is an all-white world of lords and ladies. Conversely, American society is pretty segregated, but the myth it exports is of a racial melting-pot, everyone solving crimes and fighting aliens side by side.
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.
I will never let another man disrespect me. I don’t care if we sparring or fighting.
My father was one of the first Tae Kwon Do Masters to come to the states in the ’60s. He had one of the first all-African-American fighting teams, and I was basically raised in a karate studio since I was 3. It’s part of my blood, competing, and all that stuff was responsible for a lot of me just growing up.
I’ve got to be honest and say that, growing up, I wasn’t a big sports guy, but I love the camaraderie. I just love people getting together, fighting for a team and getting super-emotional about it.
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.
Drones can be a huge advantage to agencies fighting natural disasters. They can launch immediately, gather vital data about an emergency situation, and help efficiently relay that information to all agencies involved, all without putting further lives at risk.
We’re already in a trade war with China. The problem is we’ve not been fighting back. Trump, through tariffs, wants to call a truce.
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.
I don’t care who you are or what you have gone through – everyone has something they are fighting for.
For me fitness is not about fighting fat or aiming thinness, it is about having the stamina and physical energy to keep up with my professional demands and day to day requirements of life.
Millions of people gave their lives fighting fascism and imperialism, but Pearl Harbor was the event that forever changed the course of human history.
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.
Train hard, get good coaching, and don’t forget that its mixed martial arts. Don’t get tied into one style of fighting, and focus on multiple disciplines.
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.
If I read something great and I want to go after it, I go after it. You don’t wait to see what Hollywood wants to do with you. You decide what you want to do. I don’t mind fighting when I really want something.
The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
I, for one, am actually still incredibly idealistic, and I still can credibly or very strongly believe that you have to keep fighting for what you believe in, because it’s only when you stop that you’ve truly lost.
I don’t feel bitterness, I don’t feel anger towards anybody. Fighting is never emotional to me.
I had to fight in K-1 in Japan to make a living between fighting and doing commercial work over there, and it’s been a roller coaster in a sense, but it’s been a smooth one.
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.
As a child, I sat in the back of the bus. I was told, time and time again, that God’s potential didn’t exist in people like me. I’ve spent my life fighting to change that. And, from the first day when I met Hillary Clinton, I’ve known that she’s someone who cares just as much and fights just as hard.
The time I spent on the bench helped me to reflect and think. It encouraged me to keep fighting and work.
When I was a little boy, Marvin Hagler was my idol. He got no respect for most of his career. His fighting style was straight ahead. He took every shot thrown at him, and he kept punching back ’til he won. I honestly feel that’s how I am. I take big shots from people. But I keep going.
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.
We are showing that Englishmen can still die with a bold spirit, fighting it out to the end.
Tonya Verbeek is a rival of mine I always come up against in the semis or the final of the Olympics. We have been fighting each other for a long time, so she knew my wrestling, and I knew hers… I was thinking that the only thing I could do was somehow to deceive her, anticipate her and get in my tackles.
Born to a tribal Bedouin family of nomadic desert shepherds in the region of Tripoli, Gaddafi was profoundly anti-colonialist. It is affirmed that his paternal grandfather died fighting against the Italian invaders when Libya was invaded by them in 1911.
While they trace their history back to wars that helped to ethnically cleanse Native Americans and to their exploits in the Civil War fighting for the South, the modern-day Rangers were created to help rejuvenate a defeated and demoralized U.S. imperialism after the war in Vietnam.
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.
My character is ‘Get up and keep fighting,’ unless I’ve been nailed to the ground.
Of course, fighting is not going to be as graceful as movie fighting. I don’t like it to be ugly and I don’t like it to be one big brawl or people clobbering each other.
That grit of fighting is addictive, I’m scared of it. It’s a very weird thing.
I made more from sponsorship than I did from fighting. I did that for the longest time.
If you get your body right, you get your mind right, whatever you do, you have a fighting chance, and you have a chance to be victorious.
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.
A political prisoner is someone who is out fighting for his or her people’s rights and freedom and is imprisoned for that alone.
We need new partnerships in fighting terrorism and building peace.
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.
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.
We’re fighting to be ourselves in a world that’s trying to make us like everyone else.
Wrestling is an art. Every culture has an art, like music and dancing and fighting. So that’s my base. If I think about it like art, I can connect with everybody.
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.
No matter how successful we are in fighting the threat of covid-19 at home, we will not end the suffering and fear created by the virus unless we also combat it around the world.
There’s a real sense of fighting and destruction in our DNA that we don’t get in touch with.
Equity everywhere is worth fighting for.
Fighting is easy to understand. You just hit the guy as hard as you can.
To me, it’s not necessarily about whom you vote for, it’s more about the fact that you go out and exercise that right. There’s a lot of people who fight for our right to vote and people in other countries fighting for other peoples’ right to vote and I think everyone should exercise that vote.
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.
Wherever there are communities fighting for freedom and liberation, there are serious tensions.
For people who have done comedy after a certain point in time, I think there’s a base level of, ‘O.K., I think I’m decently funny.’ But unless you just have some massive ego, I really think you’re still fighting against that.
In order to love fighting, I have to hate it.
Fighting is my whole life, the UFC is my whole life.
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.
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.
The U.S. military is the best-trained, most effective fighting force the world has ever known. And the conduct of the vast majority of our service members makes Americans rightfully proud.
When Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982, the U.N. vetoed several resolutions right away, calling for an end to the fighting and so on, and that was a hideous invasion.
I learned that fighting on the chess board could also have an impact on the political climate in the country.
When I first went to school, I was fighting all the time. The soldier mentality was still in me. I kept getting expelled. I found it hard to take instructions from anyone who wasn’t a military commander.
Look at the Civil Rights Movement. Look at any kind of fight for change. People had to keep fighting and taking their rights. Rights are never given to you. They have to be fought for and they have to be taken.
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.
It’s all about me, no matter who I’m fighting.
I really feel that if it wasn’t for the accident, I’d still be fighting. I would have handled some of these fighters. I would have made sure that the doctors would have declared me physically sound; and after that, I would have trained.
A manufacturing resurgence is what will give local communities and small towns across America a fighting chance for survival. Many of today’s American entrepreneurs come from those very places but make their wealth elsewhere. We need to change that.
Anybody they ever offer me in fighting, I’ll probably never be surprised, unless it’s the guy’s first fight in the UFC.
In order to love fighting, I have to hate it.
The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other – instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.
Guys aren’t threatening. Other girls are the competition. You are usually what they’re fighting over.
I am fighting for those middle-class families who want us to deal with our debt and deficit, but they also want the investments that are critical to our country moving forward.
If you decide you’re going to be a fighter, you shouldn’t have a problem fighting anyone.
There’s something that’s very human about ‘Warriorv that brings you out. You’re watching the movie and, yeah, there’s fighting – there’s a tournament at the end of the movie – but it takes a long time to get to know these people.
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.
I can remember me and my cousin always fighting. He was a big Bulls and Michael Jordan guy.
For me, I skate as masculine as I can. I’m not a big strong guy. I’m not interested in fighting or throwing punches or balling my hands in fists all day. I’m not interested in guns, I’m not interested in football or stereotypically masculine things, so I’m going to skate in a fashion that is manly for Johnny Weir.
I have always fought for respect, I have always fought for survival, so fighting is nothing new to me.
Whether fighting or spitting, my discipline is unforgiving!
Fighting for identity is something that is very much in my life.
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.
If you kill enough of them, they stop fighting.
I’m strong and opinionated. Those qualities brought me a lot of problems since I was a little girl in school, saying ‘I don’t agree’ and fighting with the children. It’s part of my curiosity for life.
I am fighting vigorously for less spending, less waste and limited government. I strongly believe that the more government grows, the less freedom Americans have.
Men are fighting… because they are convinced that the extermination of adversaries is the only means of promoting their own well-being.
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.
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.
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.
We filmed ‘Labyrinth‘ in South Africa for two and a half months and it was just the most unbelievable experience. Lots of sword fighting, mud in hair and lots of weeping! It’s very different from ‘Downton’ because I was going to work and having mud put in my hair – it’s the other extreme of the look!
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.
One of the first businesses of a sensible man is to know when he is beaten, and to leave off fighting at once.
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.
When I first started fighting, it wasn’t the easiest thing. I didn’t have all the money in the world. I was eating Subway once in a while, some packets of oatmeal here and there. It wasn’t that bad, but it’s because I was fortunate and had good people there to support me.
I didn’t realise I was going to be fighting the whole world.
I was 11 when I started boxing. My brother was fighting before I did, and he got me into it.
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.
The United States needs to be far clearer: we cannot and will not support any government where Hamas has a real influence and the security forces stop fighting terror.
I will continue to be at the forefront, participating in rallies, marches, letter-writing campaigns, and fighting for federal funding for Planned Parenthood. And, I will always oppose the nomination of any anti-choice U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
I’ll always keep fighting, keep being myself and be as respectful as I can be to stay as true to myself as I can and stay humble.
Fighting is just something that’s gonna open doors for things to come in the future.
I love fighting for what I believe in. I love having fun while doing it.
I stand for simple justice, equal opportunity and human rights. The indispensable elements in a democratic society – and well worth fighting for.
It’s been said that horror films are experimental forms of art, and I agree. As an actress, you’re put in positions and have to experience emotions that are way beyond reality, whether fighting in a post-apocalyptic world or being possessed by the Devil.
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.
It’s wonderful that so many people want to contribute to fighting aids or malaria. But, if somebody isn’t paying attention to the overall health system in the country, a whole lot of money can be wasted.
Sometimes, you get tired of fighting. I think you just sort of come to this realization that yes, that you will get tired, but that doesn’t mean that you can give up the fight.
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.
I am fighting royalty. I have gypsy kings on both sides of the family.
My father’s generation’s crisis was fighting fascism. Ours is fighting climate change. It is much harder because you can’t see it, it is not an obvious threat. But the solution is in our hands.
Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It’s self-defense. It’s patriotism.
What you’ve got to realise is that footballers, and me in particular, have seen everything in the changing room. Everything. I’ve seen the manager kicking off with the players, the players kicking off with him, players fighting each other, managers fighting, everything.
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.
I love the English spirit because when I was a player, I was an Englishman: I was fighting, and you had to kill me if you wanted to win.
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.
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.
Only a fighting nation can make itself responsible for world peace, and such a nation must organize its material resources and manpower with the highest possible degree of efficiency.
I’m tired of fighting. I’ve always known that I can’t be an action star all my life.
Fighting disparities is very significant.
I am sure that there are some single payer advocates who think the only thing worth fighting for is single payer.
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.
Kashmiri people are fighting the war for freedom. And India cannot stop this freedom movement through atrocities, as Kashmir dispute is a problem of humanity, human rights, and freedom.
Fighting is dancing. Look at a great boxing match, and it’s a dancing.
As a community, we create a lot of space for fighting and pushing back, but not enough for connecting and healing.
If you clean your body out so that it is not fighting against you, you rest better, think better and you’re always light on your feet.
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.
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.
The army should go back to their assigned duties, and police should take the responsibility of fighting the cartels.
We, the women of the Senate, with President Obama by our side, will keep fighting – our shoulders square, our lipstick on – because you deserve equal pay for your hard work.
I’m not about trying to be out here fighting and shooting, stabbing and, you know, all that crap, man.
I do not consider myself a feminist. I do not believe that by doing female-oriented films that depict a woman fighting the system, we can change the system.
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.
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.
I am calling upon all of you to come out and fight corruption and agree to support the government in fighting corruption as our first priority.
I am not stupid. I am a very bright guy. I know that in the fighting game, you get people who get brain damage and do themselves long-term harm.
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!
International law says people fighting for self-determination can use force in order to achieve their independence.
Fighting injustice keeps you young.
I always have fighting inside my head and heart.
You got to fight for quality art and equality and all the things that we’re fighting for, the things we believe in. Choice and preference and all those things that we support. We don’t want to give up that fight. You got to keep doing it.
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.
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.
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.
When I look back at my career and my life and how much I have learnt, I feel blessed with what I have. I have stopped fighting with myself.
It used to be that we disagreed over the basic facts we were fighting over, and we had different opinions about them. Now I think we accept different sources of authority. … And people can establish credibility on their own say-so as long as nobody follows the trail and calls them out on it.
The Bible tells us that there are some things worth fighting for. In fact, the Bible says there’s some things worth dying for.
Television, radio, social media. The 24/7 news cycle plows forward mercilessly on our desks, in our cars and in our pockets. Thousands and thousands of messages and voices bombard us from the moment we wake, fighting for our attention. All we see and hear, all day long, is news. And most of it is bad.
I play some fighting games, but mostly I just play sports.
I like fighting clean. I’ve always fought clean, and I want to fight clean people. I want to fight fair.
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.
Democrats are fighting fire with fire. Our principled stance on Medicare and Social Security is absolutely no different than the Republicans’ stance on no revenue increases without cuts.
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.
I’m literally fighting for the equality of every man, woman and child regardless of race, religion, color, creed, and sexual orientation and here to spread a message of peace, love, and positivity.
Fighting the ageing process just doesn’t work. I think that actresses, ultimately, are responsible for the faces we give to women.
We are living in tumultuous times, and our focus should be fighting against the oppression and injustices that are against us – not battling those who are on the same side of seeking justice and peace.
I sometimes just don’t like to see the Ultimate Fighting. I just find it, as a martial artist, I just find it too violent.
The Japanese had a very strong belief in Bushido, death before dishonour. They were fighting for their country; they were the aggressors in World War II.
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.
The biggest problem was the politicians knew nothing about fighting a war.
When I first started fighting, I thought I was God’s gift to fighting.
I will do everything in my power to make sure people are aware that our team is out there fighting the good fight for the tennis fans of the United States.
Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat.
One of the biggest struggles of my life is my weight. My weight is always going up and down, and I’m always fighting that, and I think that no matter what I do, I’m never going to look good enough to everybody else.
I like fighting because it’s honest.
A different type of human has to play that sport. Hockey players keep fighting – nobody cares what’s wrong with you, as long as you have one foot to skate on, you keep playing.
You can read books on stuff all day long, but until you get out there and just do it, if you want to start playing, and you want to make some music, then go out and play. Go find yourself a venue and play, even if it’s in your home. Just play every day. You win the fight by fighting.
Lynyrd Skynyrd is not a political band, but you know what? We believe in this country. We have a soft spot for our military. We love the red, white and blue, and every night we dedicate a portion of our show to our fighting men.
Fighting football, not serenity football – that is what I like.
It does blow me away, though, when I see Werdum just got the belt at 37 and then you see Mark Hunt still fighting at 40. All these different things. It is amazing. I don’t know. They’re out there, they’re doing it.
With my history, unfortunately, with my family suffering through gun violence, it’s something that I feel passionately about, that even though the odds are certainly always uphill, that doesn’t mean that I will stop fighting to try to change that.
You’ve got keep your head up, keep fighting, and do the best you can.
Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman’s weapon is her tongue.
I think standing and fighting and working alongside all of these people that raise their right hand and serve their nation… really wipes away the distractions of some of the petty things we think are important at home.
It’s not ideal for me to miss any time. I love the game. I want to be out there. I can’t stand sitting the back watching games. I want to be out there fighting with my team.
I feel like I’m always fighting not to repeat myself.
I’m a natural born fighter, so this is what I do, and it’s normal. It’s natural. It’s what I’ve always done as a martial artist, and as a martial artist, it’s what I always wanted to do – test myself and always fighting. It’s what I’m meant to do.
Always the Premier League has several clubs fighting for the title.
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.
‘The Fighter’ was about a family struggling to overcome and fighting each other sometimes, and I went back and rewrote this script which I had written for my son initially because my son has mood disorder.
There are certain things that I always dreamed of, like fighting in the UFC. There’s just certain things that I feel like haven‘t been accomplished there. There’s such great women coming up in the sport; seems like a wonderful time to be in women’s MMA.
When you’re fighting for economic and social justice, you’re always fighting for the minority.
I was always clear in my mind what I wanted to do. Becoming a footballer is a dream that is unattainable for most people. We were told that out of maybe a thousand kids, only one would make it as a player, but I worked hard and kept fighting for my dream.
Fighting, to me, has always been something different than what everybody’s else opinion is. I’ve never believed what everybody else has.
Even here in America, people are fighting for civil rights 45 years after the civil rights movement.
Mental health awareness means ending the stigma of mental illness by sharing the complexities of our stories and fighting to make care accessible to every family.
I don’t mind fighting as long as it’s for a good cause.
Be reactionary. React to what the market wants. And the market wants one-on-one real time engagement. Now that we have the tools to engage, I’m going to continue fighting for the end user.
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.
I’ve always been working on domestic violence prevention. I’ve always been fighting for people that are either downtrodden or the most vulnerable, and juvenile justice issues.
Being a teenager is chaotic because you’re kind of coming into your own, but you’re not an adult; you’re fighting with your parents over responsibilities and freedom.
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.
Either you give in, or you fight. That’s all I know, being where I’m from. You fight for what you want. You go after what you want. The only thing I could do was give up or keep fighting for what I wanted in life.
It is much easier to fight through this thing called life with someone, as opposed to fighting alone. I absolutely want to be a wife and to come home to somebody who I know adores me.
There are ways of fighting for your interests. I never do something in business that I wouldn’t do in life.
Life is about how much you can take and keep fighting, how much you can suffer and keep moving forward.
As far as I’m concerned, love means fighting, big fat lies, and a couple of slaps across the face.
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.
The Iranians don’t intimidate! They’re like the Vietnamese and the Iraqis. You want to start a war with them? They’ll still be fighting in fifty years!
But most of my songs were about believing in yourself, standing up for yourself and fighting for what you believe in.
I am very good at Wolves, but you always have to look for more, you have to keep fighting.
I can’t keep fighting and being the No. 1 contender for years.
I know it’s politically incorrect but I enjoy things like the kick boxing and cock fighting.
Forgiveness, in some cases, is a flipping miracle in the sense that you’re fighting, and suddenly something happens. It’s a kind of grace. Whether you believe in God or not, something happens, and it’s transformative.
If you want to decide the question of migration without asking your citizens against the will of the people, you are fighting a losing battle.
It’s great to see women standing up in their own line of work and fighting for fair value.
Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible. God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.
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.
They have been talking about a dictatorship and they were right because there’s a dictatorship and there’s a government that has been fighting that dictatorship, the dictatorship of the media.
I have felt for the last 10 years I have had this battle; I’ve been fighting so hard to have an education. It’s been this uphill struggle. I was Warner Bros‘ pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.
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.
At the start of my career, when I used to toss and turn at night, I was fighting that feeling and wanting to go to sleep. Now I know that’s normal, so I’ll just get up and watch TV or something. I know it’s just my subconscious mind getting ready for a game.
You know, we’ve got to be responsible about our debt. We don’t want the United States to ever be a dead beat, and not be able to pay its bills, either to our soldiers who are fighting or to Social Security recipients.
For me, it doesn’t matter if you are fighting a world champion or not.
We’re still leaderless. We still don’t have strong organizations that are fighting for us; there isn’t a national AIDS organization out there worth squat in my opinion.
I’ve been fighting with Acorn, alongside Acorn, on issues you care about, my entire career.
I was so exhausted after fighting for the project for five years, shooting it was like the Bataan Death March.
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.
It is a struggle. But I don’t mind. I will just keep fighting on.
I don’t get paid what people think I get paid for fighting.
I fought Miguel Cotto in Madison Square Garden on the eve of the Puerto Rican Day parade – it was like fighting the devil in Hell.
The wave of the future is coming and there is no fighting it.
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.
Too many fighters stay in the game for too long. They stay because it’s awfully hard to walk away from the roar of the crowd. Really hard. You live for that and so you stay too long. And you might have a wife and kids to feed. So you keep fighting because you don’t know how to do anything else.
Hardworking Americans are fighting every day to provide for themselves and their families, and leave a more prosperous country for the next generation.
When we read dystopia, we root for these people to break free because we are these people; hoping and fighting against things that are bigger than ourselves.
I get the celebrity game now – you can go from being hot to fighting to be seen.
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.
I’ve always had a fascination with pirates. You know, I’ve written a song completely inspired by I want this to feel like pirates, you know, fighting together, made a music video about it, yada, yada.
I’ve had cameras on me since I started the art of fighting and I think that I’m used to having cameras on me in adrenaline-type situations.
I am determined to give the Yiddish language a fighting chance to survive.
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.
The Democratic Party is always going to be a diverse group of people who are yelling at each other and fighting over what’s the best way to do something.
It’s really Democrats who are fighting for working families and small businesses and trying to address the biggest problems that we have, which are huge disparities in incomes and wealth and money influencing the Democratic process.
There’s something about the good-hearted guy fighting the system. I just love that. That’s how ‘Speed‘ is. He’s a really focused guy with a heart of gold and the corporations are trying to crush him and use him for his skills to make them more money.
Fascists, Antifa attacked me, and an all-black police force in Philadelphia, and they claim to be fighting racism.
I think what the Tea Party movement is – I’m all for it; they’re out there fighting for our rights, fighting for what our forefathers stood for.
One thing I will ensure is that whether we win or lose, the fighting spirit should always be there.
When you play the Oakland Raiders when you’re the Kansas City Chiefs, you know they’re going to come out with that mentality that they’re going to win. They’re going to come out fighting. It’s a rivalry game.
The U.S. should be equally responsible for diminishing the cocaine market within the United States as it is in fighting the drug elsewhere.
I’m blessed with a gift from God. When you’re blessed, you have an advantage. You know you’re not going to get beat when you’re fighting with a gift. You’re fighting with something that God has given you.
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.
Whatever you’re fighting for, you go with full passion and love.
I am not fighting for success, just to get more beauty out of myself and share it with more people.
I’m a professor of media studies as well as humanities, and I’m an evangelist of popular culture, but when there’s only media, then there’s going to be a slow debasement of language, and that’s what I think we’re fighting.
My grandfather, or Nana Ji, as we called him, was a family legend. Amarnath Vidyalankar spent his life fighting for India’s independence, which included spending four years in prison in Mahatma Gandhi‘s movement. I still remember the conversations we had together, many of them while playing chess.
It’s always tough when you’re fighting with your husband on the court.
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.
I would say I’m more fascinated by Big Daddy V than I am necessarily a huge fan of Big Daddy V. He simply threw on the double-strapped unitard… and now he’s some sort of fearsome, fighting, wrecking machine.
I never trust a fighting man who doesnt smoke or drink.
I’ll be honest, when I first started pro wrestling, everybody else did clotheslines better than me. They did everything about pro wrestling better than me. But when it comes to fighting, getting nitty and gritty, I’m the man.
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.
I have been fighting over commas all my life.
I’m a big fan, and I like the idea of fighting Roy Jones Jr.
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.
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.
I’m a fighter as a mother. I’m fighting to be a mother, but I cannot say no to my passion because it’s me, as well.
I just love fighting. I know I’m not the best, but I’m still pretty good, there’s a lot of people I can still beat. What do you do. What else am I supposed to do? I have no other skills. I enjoy doing this. There’s nothing I’d really rather do, you know?
If we work to find common ground rather than fighting from entrenched, simplistic, ideological corners, we can have the safety we need and the justice we deserve.
Working with Scorsese was an absolute dream, and one of my favourite ever jobs was ‘Beowulf’ because it was just pure acting. Your imagination explodes as you try to imagine you’re fighting a dragon or whatever.
I have done martial arts my whole life, so it comes easily, but I have never done proper sword fighting.
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.
I was a fighting machine with a will of iron.
I love that ‘Much Ado About Nothing,’ passionate, smart fighting. I love fighting with guys, and that’s something that I don’t get to see: arguing at a high level with a member of the opposite sex. That didn’t really happen that much on ‘The Office.’ I just like that ‘Moonlighting,’ Benedick-Beatrice type of thing.
I’m a Hall of Famer and I’m still fighting for it because I love the game and I love to play.
I really enjoyed playing rugby. I loved the camaraderie with the other athletes. It was kind of like fighting. Team fighting.
You must show the world that you abhor fighting.
President Bush has asserted the right to wiretap and eavesdrop on any American without a warrant in the name of fighting terrorism. He has asserted presidential power beyond stated constitutional rights, and there is no Republican gutsy enough to call his hand.
In the absence of love, there is nothing worth fighting for.
We are all children of the same God, and we have to come together to solve our problems and not be fighting so much.
Every season will have its dips and hard moments, and the challenge then is to make sure you don’t get too down in those moments and make sure you come back fighting.
Since I’ve started fighting it has taught me a lot about self respect, self confidence and self control.
To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.
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.
How many stories have you read that aren’t true, stories about me and Angie being married or fighting or splitting up? And when we don’t split up, there’s a whole new round that we’ve made up and we’re back together again!
The Sandinista government became consumed with fighting a war of survival. They were up against the biggest superpower in the world.
Art is man’s distinctly human way of fighting death.
Dallas is a great city, and it’s worth fighting for.
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.
I myself, as an American Indian, feel like a failure in a way. I have not been able to do anything about the fact that these large corporations are taking so much natural gas and oil out of the soil. It seems like we’re always involved in fighting something. It’s tiresome.
Everybody needs to show respect to each others’ ways and the cultural life that you get on this planet. Don’t get caught up on ‘I’m brown, black, white, red, blue, whatever.’ You gotta ask, what were you called before 1492? All these names we’re using now are just an illusion made to keep us fighting each other.
There’s something very… spiritual about fighting. It’s physically very challenging. It’s for killing people, after all, so it’s taught me how to look at something head on. It’s like living – confronting something. Everything for me came from films.
We say that we care about the war, but we don’t even really know what we’re fighting for.
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.