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  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    Adversity has the same effect on a man that severe training has on the pugilist - it reduces him to his fighting weight.
  • Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    American statesman 1858-1919
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    Aggressive fighting for the right is the greatest sport in the world.
  • Cate Campbell
    Cate Campbell
    Malawian-born Australian athlete 1992-
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    All's fair in love and war and sport - even when you're fighting against your sister.
  • 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.
  • Anne Perry
    Anne Perry
    English author 1938-
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    The great question, is there anything at all which is worth fighting such a war about, with the devastating loss it will bring? I believe yes, there are some freedoms which to sacrifice would be EVEN worse.
  • Sun Tzu
    Sun Tzu
    Chinese Military Strategist, Author of ''Art of War'' c 400-430 bc
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    The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.
  • 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.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    We're living through a time where we are fighting wars fostered by politics, admittedly not on the same scale as the First World War, but with equally tragic realities for our soldiers and their families.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson
    Lyndon B. Johnson
    American president 1908-173
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    A rioter with a Molotov cocktail in his hands is not fighting for civil rights any more than a Klansman with a sheet on his back and a mask on his face.
  • Bruce Cockburn
    Bruce Cockburn
    Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
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    A sane person doesn't think war is a good idea. I'm not a pacifist. I feel that there are situations where fighting is inescapable, but we don't go looking for those things.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    About 100 firefighters a year die in the line of duty in the U.S. Heart attacks on the job and vehicle accidents on the way to the fires account for about half. The other half are traumatic deaths while fighting fires.
  • George Orwell
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) 1903-1950
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    All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
  • Bob Dylan
    Bob Dylan
    American musician 1941-
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    And Ezra Pound and T. S. Eliot fighting in the captain's tower while calypso singers laugh at them and fishermen hold flowers...
    Source: Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
  • Bob Geldof
    Bob Geldof
    Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist 1951-
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    And whereas women had to fight to find their way into the workforce, men are now fighting to reclaim their place in the family structure.
  • Philo
    Philo
    Hellenistic Jewish philosopher 20BC-50AD
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    Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
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