Battle quotes

  • Priests might divide the world into good and bad. In battle there was strong and weak and nothing else.
    -- A. J. Hartley

    #Strong #Battle #World

  • The God of Battles will throw the dice that decide...
    -- A. J. P. Taylor

    #War #Battle #Dice

  • We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.
    -- Abdoulaye Wade

    #Winning #Humanity #Battle

  • Care for him who shall have borne the battle
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Battle #Care

  • It's very important to me to love what I do. It was important to me to find a career that I truly enjoy. You can find something that sort of excites you, that's half the battle of life.
    -- Adam Brody

    #Careers #Important #Battle

  • Security wins many battles but loses the security war. We are definitely going backwards in computer security.
    -- Adi Shamir

    #War #Winning #Battle

  • The battle is tough but if you reach where you want to go, then at least in some sense it is worth it.
    -- Adolf Galland

    #Battle #Want #Tough

  • During the Battle of Britain the question "fighter or fighter-bomber?" had been decided once and for all: The fighter can only be used as a bomb carrier with lasting effect when sufficient air superiority has been won.
    -- Adolf Galland

    #Air #Battle #Bombers

  • The women has her own battlefield with every child she brings into the world she fights a battle for the nation
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Children #Fighting #Battle

  • Dunkirk has fallen... with it has ended the greatest battle of world history. Soldiers! My confidence in you knew no bounds. You have not disappointed me.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #War #Soldier #Battle

  • But if out of smugness, or even cowardice, this battle is not fought to its end, then take a look at the peoples five hundred years from now. I think you will find but few images of God, unless you want to profane the Almighty.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Thinking #Years #Battle

  • The battle against terrorism is not only a military fight but primarily a battle of information.
    -- Ahmed Chalabi

    #Military #Fighting #Battle

  • Our main battle has always been against Israeli soldiers and Jewish settlers.
    -- Ahmed Yassin

    #Soldier #Battle #Israeli

  • Nothing really worth having is easy to get. The hard-fought battles, the goals won with sacrifice, are the ones that matter.
    -- Aisha Tyler

    #Sacrifice #Goal #Battle

  • Of course there are dozens of meditation techniques, but it all comes down to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. Why not give it a try?
    -- Ajahn Chah

    #Giving #Meditation #Battle

  • The history of human consciousness is marked by the battle between the old awareness, the ways of fear, and the new awareness, the ways of love.
    -- Al Berto

    #Battle #Way #Consciousness

  • You need fighters like me to battle, because frankly The New York Times and the Washington Post are not going to fight the fights that I do.
    -- Al Goldstein

    #New York #Fighting #Battle

  • A sweaty Macbeth with blood on his arms coming in fresh from the battle doesn't interest me.
    -- Alan Cumming

    #Blood #Battle #Arms

  • Return to the battle again, no longer trusting in the false and insufficient human resources which so foolishly we had taken into the battle, but now trusting in the limitless resources of our risen Lord.
    -- Alan Redpath

    #Taken #Battle #Return

  • Peace is the only battle worth waging.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Peace #Humanity #Battle

  • For some strange reason murder has always seemed more respectable than fornication. Few people are shocked when they hear God described as the God of Battles; but what an outcry there would be if anyone spoke of him as the God of Brothels.
    -- Aldous Huxley

    #People #Battle #Would Be

  • You know, it's very clear, as one looks back on history again of the Cold War that, following the crisis in Cuba, following the Khrushchev - beating down of Jack Kennedy in Vienna, that President Kennedy believed that we had to join the battle for the Third World, and the next crisis that developed in that regards was Vietnam.
    -- Alexander Haig

    #War #Battle #President

  • Capablanca used to talk calmly and moderately about everything. However, when our conversation turned to the problems of the battle for the world championship, in front of me was a quite different person: an enraged lion, although with the fervour typical only of a southerner, with his temperamental patter, which made it hard to follow the torrent of his indignant exclamations and words.
    -- Alexander Koblencs

    #Battle #Chess #Typical

  • What is difficult in training will become easy in a battle
    -- Alexander Suvorov

    #Training #Battle #Easy

  • No battle can be won in the study, and theory without practice is dead.
    -- Alexander Suvorov

    #Practice #Battle #Study

  • A hard drill makes an easy battle.
    -- Alexander Suvorov

    #Battle #Easy

  • Yet man will never be perfect until he learns to create and destroy; he does know how to destroy, and that is half the battle.
    -- Alexandre Dumas

    #Men #Perfect #Battle

  • It was like the eve of a battle; the hearts beat, the eyes laughed, and they felft that the life they were perhaps going to lose, was after all, a good thing.
    -- Alexandre Dumas

    #Heart #Eye #Battle

  • Distorted history boasts of bellicose glory... and seduces the souls of boys to seek mystical bliss in bloodshed and in battles.
    -- Alfred Adler

    #Boys #Soul #Battle

  • The defense of morals is the battle-cry which best rallies stupidity against change.
    -- Alfred North Whitehead

    #Stupidity #Battle #Defense

  • My photographs are a picture of the chaos in the world, and of my relationship to that chaos. My prints show the world’s constant upsetting of man’s equilibrium, and his eternal battle to reestablish it.
    -- Alfred Stieglitz

    #Men #Upset #Battle

  • The only battle to win is the battle within, that place where we realize that we deserve to have and create all that we want in our lives.
    -- Ali Vincent

    #Winning #Battle #Want

  • Man, it seems, is not able to bear the languid rest on Nature's bosom, and when the trumpet sounds the signal of danger, he hastens to join his comrades, no matter what the cause that calls him to arms. He rushes into the thickest of the fight, and amid the uproar of the battle regains confidence in himself and his powers.
    -- Alphonse de Lamartine

    #Fighting #Men #Battle

  • The prosecution responsible for the many discrepancies in their work must be made to answer for them, for Raffaele's sake, my sake and most especially for the sake of Meredith's family. Our hearts go out to them. No matter what happens, my family and I will face this continuing legal battle as we always have, confident in the truth and with our heads held high in the face of wrongful accusations and unreasonable adversity.
    -- Amanda Knox

    #Heart #Adversity #Battle

  • We don't realize that we face a frustrating situation in which we win every battle, but we lose the war.
    -- Ami Ayalon

    #War #Winning #Battle

  • Let your tears roll tonight, but tomorrow you will start the battle again. What defeats us, always, is just our own sorrow.
    -- Amin Maalouf

    #Sorrow #Tears #Battle

  • I am like a snake who has already bitten. I retreat from a direct battle while knowing the slow effect of the poison.
    -- Anais Nin

    #Snakes #Knowing #Battle

  • I'm not a fighter. If there's something going on that I really feel strongly about, I'll certainly stand up but I pick my battles.
    -- Analeigh Tipton

    #Battle #Fighter #Feels

  • If there's a silver bullet in the battle to recapture Albany, it is the re-engagement of our citizens. This capital has become a physical metaphor for the isolation and alienation of our people.
    -- Andrew Cuomo

    #People #Battle #Citizens

  • Like the panic stricken populace of 'The War of the Worlds' and countless other 1950s invasion movies, the victims are there to provide the human ground over which monster and expert, threat and defender, disordering and ordering impulses can battle it out. Second-class citizens of the genre, they are narratively indispensable because physically entirely disposable. We are only really involved with them in the momentary tension of their capture or demise.
    -- Andrew Tudor

    #War #Class #Battle

  • Do battle with the challenges of your present, and you will unlock the prizes of your future.
    -- Andy Andrews

    #Challenges #Battle #Your Future

  • Finding the tool is often half the battle.
    -- Andy Rooney

    #Battle #Tools #Half

  • Fight your battles with words, not fists
    -- Ann M. Martin

    #Fighting #Battle #Fists

  • All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year.
    -- Ann Macbeth

    #Art #Years #Battle

  • She represented the distilled essence of the battle between the sexes.
    -- Anne Edwards

    #Sex #Essence #Battle

  • The first things I remember drawing were battles - big sheets of paper covered in terrible scenes of carnage - though when you looked closely, there were little jokes and speech bubbles and odd things going on in the background.
    -- Anthony Browne

    #Drawing #Battle #Odd Things

  • Before our eyes is fought a battle of symbols... for there can be theatre only from the moment when the impossible really begins and when the poetry that occurs on the stage sustains and superheats the realized symbols.
    -- Antonin Artaud

    #Eye #Theatre #Battle

  • I'm not looking for a battle with anybody, neither the council nor our labor partners.
    -- Antonio Villaraigosa

    #Battle #Partners #Council

  • The vital thing for me is to integrate the history from above with the history from below because only in that way can you show the true consequences of the decisions of Hitler or Stalin or whomever on the ordinary civilians caught up in the battle.
    -- Antony Beevor

    #Decision #Battle #Way

  • The instruments of battle are valuable only if one knows how to use them.
    -- Ardant du Picq

    #Battle #Use #Instruments

  • If the chemistry between me and the artist is good, then that's half the battle.
    -- Ariel Rechtshaid

    #Artist #Battle #Half

  • As one who participated in all the wars of the state of Israel, I saw the horror of wars. I saw the fear of wars. I saw my best friends being killed in battles. I was seriously injured twice.
    -- Ariel Sharon

    #War #Israel #Battle

  • 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.
    -- Aristide Briand

    #Country #Justice #Battle

  • Almost 70 per cent of your fitness battle is won the day you realise what your body needs and when. I've made my own diets, and I decide for myself what works for me.
    -- Arjun Rampal

    #Battle #Needs #Body

  • I'm battling cancer. It's another battle I intend to win.
    -- Arlen Specter

    #Cancer #Winning #Battle

  • Even before you step up to the ball, have a full battle plan for the hole worked out.
    -- Arnold Palmer

    #Golf #Battle #Balls

  • The battle is on, and nothing less than the soul of America is at stake.
    -- Arthur C. Brooks

    #America #Soul #Battle

  • Tact is not a small thing; in the battle of life it is more powerful than a bludgeon.
    -- Arthur Lynch

    #Life #Powerful #Battle

  • Every battle, every war - is fought for things worth dying for.
    -- Arthur M. Jolly

    #War #Dying #Battle

  • Battles are won and lost before they are fought.
    -- Ashwin Sanghi

    #Inspirational #Battle #Lost

  • The battle of being mortal is the battle to maintain the integrity of one’s life,
    -- Atul Gawande

    #Integrity #Battle

  • Sometimes we are blessed with being able to choose the time, and the arena, and the manner of our revolution, but more usually we must do battle where we are standing.
    -- Audre Lorde

    #Blessed #Battle #Able

  • I cannot afford to believe that freedom from intolerance is the right of only one particular group. And I cannot afford to choose between the fronts upon which I must battle these forces of discrimination, wherever they appear to destroy me. And when they appear to destroy me, it will not be long before they appear to destroy you.
    -- Audre Lorde

    #Believe #Long #Battle

  • People are constantly clamoring for the joy of life. As for me, I find the joy of life in the hard and cruel battle of life - to learn something is a joy to me.
    -- August Strindberg

    #People #Joy #Battle

  • I find my joy of living in the fierce and ruthless battles of life, and my pleasure comes from learning something.
    -- August Strindberg

    #Happiness #Joy #Battle

  • Ideas cannot be fought except by means of better ideas. The battle consists, not of opposing, but of exposing; not of denouncing, but of disproving; not of evading, but of boldly proclaiming a full, consistent, and radical alternative.
    -- Ayn Rand

    #Mean #Ideas #Battle

  • In battle, one must adhere to one's beliefs.
    -- Azai Nagamasa

    #Battle #Belief

  • Something doing every minute' may be a gesture of despair-or the height of a battle against boredom.
    -- B. F. Skinner

    #Boredom #Despair #Battle

  • [The] aim is not so much to seek battle as to seek a strategic situation so advantageous that if it does not of itself produce the decision, its continuation by a battle is sure to achieve this. In other words, dislocation is the aim of strategy.
    -- B. H. Liddell Hart

    #Military #Decision #Battle

  • The Trojan War without Homer was nothing more than a battle over trade routes.
    -- B. W. Powe

    #War #Battle #Trojans

  • I think people have to set up little battles. They have to demonize people whom they disagree with or feel threatened by. But it's the ideological framing of the debate that scares me.
    -- Barbara Kruger

    #Thinking #People #Battle

  • This is what I tell, especially young women, fight the big fights. Don't fight the little fight... Be the first one in, be the last one out. Do your homework, choose your battles. Don't whine, and don't be the one who complains about everything. Fight the big fight.
    -- Barbara Walters

    #Badass #Fighting #Battle

  • Christianity affects your whole life. I feel I'm more competitive, a better player, but off the field is where there is always a battle.
    -- Barry Sanders

    #Christian #Player #Battle

  • Every moral has a story, every story has and end. Every battle has its glory, and its consequence.
    -- Ben Harper

    #Battle #Stories #Moral

  • Some things You have to let be lost Some battles, some battles You have to leave unfought. Then the truth just wastes away In all we dare not say. And in all we can't explain But I faithfully remain.
    -- Ben Harper

    #Battle #Waste #Lost

  • These eyes weren't made for crying, this love wasn't made to waste. These arms weren't made for battle, but to share in your embrace.
    -- Ben Harper

    #Relationship #Eye #Battle

  • A book may be as great a thing as a battle.
    -- Benjamin Disraeli

    #Book #Battle #May

  • We, today, stand on the shoulders of our predecessors who have gone before us. We, as their successors, must catch the torch of freedom and liberty passed on to us by our ancestors. We cannot lose in this battle.
    -- Benjamin E. Mays

    #Battle #Liberty #Torches

  • Sending our young men and women into battle is perhaps the most serious course of action a Nation can undertake.
    -- Bennie Thompson

    #Men #Battle #Serious

  • A man does not see where he treads in battle, for he is watching the enemy...
    -- Bernard Cornwell

    #Men #Enemy #Battle

  • Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole.
    -- Bernard Law Montgomery

    #Fighting #Soldier #Battle

  • No Carthaginian denied Moloch, because to do so would have required more courage that was required to face death in battle.
    -- Bertrand Russell

    #Religion #Battle #Faces

  • Battles over water in the West are always about something more. At their most elemental, they are about survival.
    -- Bettina Boxall

    #Water #Survival #Battle

  • I remember when I fell from my first bike: There were no 'Are you okays?' and rarely 'Are you alrights?' Just dirt in my pockets, handful of gravel... That's when I realized that getting up is only half the battle.
    -- Big K.R.I.T.

    #Rap #Hip Hop #Battle

  • If you battle L, you picked the wrong head I smash mics like cornbread You can't kill me, I was born dead
    -- Big L

    #Battle #Born #Mics

  • Battles I lose none I make crews run I get fools done, got ten fingers but only use one
    -- Big L

    #Running #Battle #Use

  • Ronald Reagan's well documented final battles with Alzheimer's disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought.
    -- Bill Jenkins

    #Battle #Finals

  • Either communism must die or Christianity must die because it's actually a battle between Christ and Anti-Christ.
    -- Billy Graham

    #Battle #Christianity #Communism

  • There has always been a battle between good and evil.
    -- Billy Ray Cyrus

    #Evil #Battle #Good And Evil

  • The battle outside raging will soon shake your windows and rattle your walls.
    -- Bob Dylan

    #Wall #Future #Battle

  • The battle for our hearts is fought on the pages of our calendar.
    -- Bob Goff

    #Heart #Battle #Calendars

  • In this life, y'ever notice that you face the same challenges again and again? We all do. They're challenges to your soul. We repeat them until we face them and master them. Yes we all have free will, but there're divine patterns out there, and the battle is to see them.
    -- Brad Meltzer

    #Challenges #Soul #Battle

  • In the heat of battle, heroes emerge, sometimes from the most unlikely of sources.
    -- Brian Herbert

    #Hero #Battle #Heat

  • The men and women, who desire to obtain seats in the celestial kingdom, will find that they must battle everyday.
    -- Brigham Young

    #Men #Everyday #Battle

  • It's a battle to be seen in the world of advertisers and in the world of business as a serious force.
    -- Brit Hume

    #Battle #World #Serious

  • I’ve never known fear; as a youth I fought/ In endless battles. I am old, now,/ But I will fight again, seek fame still,/ If the dragon hiding in his tower dares/ To face me
    -- Burton Raffel

    #Fighting #Dragons #Battle

  • Freedom is a lonely battle, but if the United States doesn't lead it - sometimes imperfectly, but mostly with honor - who will?
    -- Cal Thomas

    #Lonely #Honor #Battle

  • Only great and general battles can produce great results
    -- Carl von Clausewitz

    #Military #Battle #Results

  • Battles decide everything.
    -- Carl von Clausewitz


  • Every marriage is a battle between two families struggling to reproduce themselves.
    -- Carl Whitaker

    #Struggle #Two #Battle