Quotes: fight

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  • Freeman Dyson
    Freeman Dyson
    American arts, writer 1923-
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    A good cause can become bad if we fight for it with means that are indiscriminately murderous. A bad cause can become good if enough people fight for it in a spirit of comradeship and self-sacrifice. In the end it is how you fight, as much as why you fight, that makes your cause good or bad.
  • Napoleon
    Napoleon
    French Emperor 1769-1821
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    A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights.
  • Mahatma Gandhi
    Mahatma Gandhi
    Indian politician 1917-1985
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    First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
  • Bill Vaughan
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    A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    Against boredom the gods themselves fight in vain.
  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    The promise of America is one immigration policy for all who seek to enter our shores, whether they come from Mexico, Haiti or Canada, there must be one set of rules for everybody. We cannot welcome those to come and then try and act as though any culture will not be respected or treated inferior. We cannot look at the Latino community and preach 'one language.' No one gave them an English test before they sent them to Iraq to fight for America.
  • Bruce Lipton
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    There's a theory that says that life is based on a competition and the struggle and the fight for survival, and it's interesting because when you look at the fractal character of evolution, it's totally different. It's based on cooperation among the elements in the geometry and not competition.
  • Al McGuire
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    When a guy takes off his coat, he's not going to fight. When a guy takes off his wristwatch, watch out!
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
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    A conservative is a man who is too cowardly to fight and too fat to run.
  • Robert Townsend
    Robert Townsend
    American businessman
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    A good manager doesn't try to eliminate conflict; he tries to keep it from wasting the energies of his people. If you're the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong - that's healthy.
  • Heywood Broun
    Heywood Broun
    American Journalist, Novelist 1888-1939
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    A liberal is a man who leaves a room when the fight begins.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A man can seldom - very, very, seldom - fight a winning fight against his training; the odds are too heavy.
  • Jane Harrison
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    A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone.
  • Aaron is a very passionate, maniacal writer so the scripts really come from him, but he is very open to... y'know, we'll plan ideas and we'll certainly tussle about stuff when the script comes out. So, to a certain extent, he's very interested. If there's some problem or something that doesn't ring true, he wants to know why and he wants to correct it or fight for it.
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