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  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles.
  • Sheldon Kopp
    Sheldon Kopp
    American psychotherapist and author 1929-1999
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    All of the significant battles are waged within the self.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
    American soldier, bison hunter, and showman 1846-1917
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    But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.
    Source: An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (1920)
  • Garry Kasparov
    Garry Kasparov
    Russian chess grandmaster 1963-
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    Chess is life in miniature. Chess is struggle, chess is battles.
  • Barbara W. Tuchman
    Barbara W. Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
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    Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
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    Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.
  • I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages, battles!
    Source: Thoughts, Letters and Minor Works
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor.
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
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    One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there.
  • Brin-Jonathan Butler
    Brin-Jonathan Butler
    American journalist and filmmaker
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    Punching your weight is one of boxing's most sensible rules. It's a handy one to abide by whether your battles lie in or out of a ring.
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