Quotes by battle-field

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  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
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    A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.
  • Aristide Briand
    Aristide Briand
    French statesman 1862-1932
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    A country grows in history not only because of the heroism of its troops on the field of battle, it grows also when it turns to justice and to right for the conservation of its interests.
  • Golda Meir
    Golda Meir
    Prime Minister of Israel 1898-1978
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    A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.
  • Ferdinand Foch
    Ferdinand Foch
    French general and Marshal of France, Great Britain and Poland 1851-1929
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    A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.
  • Tom Landry
    Tom Landry
    American football player and coach 1924-
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    I don't believe in team motivation. I believe in getting a team prepared so it knows it will have the necessary confidence when it steps on a field and be prepared to play a good game.
  • Betty Field
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    I'm not an outstanding personality, and I'm certainly no beauty. Acting ability is all I've got to trade on.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.
  • Bill Copeland
    Bill Copeland
    American poet, writer and historian 1946-2010
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    The trouble with not having a goal is that you can spend your life running up and down the field and never score.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    Therefore the skilful leader subdues the enemy's troops without any fighting; he captures their cities without laying siege to them; he overthrows their kingdom without lengthy operations in the field.
  • David Lehman
    David Lehman
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    Words can have no single fixed meaning. Like wayward electrons, they can spin away from their initial orbit and enter a wider magnetic field. No one owns them or has a proprietary right to dictate how they will be used.
  • Ferdinand Foch
    Ferdinand Foch
    French general and Marshal of France, Great Britain and Poland 1851-1929
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    A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost.
  • Bruno Rossi
    Bruno Rossi
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    A feeling that was possibly generated by experiences in my previous work on cosmic rays; more likely it was inborn and was the reason why, as a young man, I went into the field of cosmic rays.
  • Billy Campbell
    Billy Campbell
    American film and television actor 1959-
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    A great deal of my battle, as an actor, is to whittle away the things that make me self-conscious and try to trick myself into not being self-conscious. So, it's always a challenge, whether I'm lying in a hospital bed or flying around with a rocket pack on my back, or what have you. On the best of days, it's a challenge for me.
  • Eugene Field
    Eugene Field
    American writer 1850-1895
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    A mighty good sausage stuffer was spoiled when the man became a poet.
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