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Fights Quotes

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He is a man of courage who does not run away,
but remains at his post and fights against the enemy.
- Socrates

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology

I like a man who grins when he fights.
- Winston Churchill

Bulls do not win bull fights.
People do.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

People do not win people fights.
Lawyers do.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

 

With a record of 75 fights and 6 losses,
some of the losses were very questionable including
Brian Nielsen when we fought in Denmark.
I knew I won but they didn't give me that fight.
- Larry Holmes

I don't want to be a politician.
I don't like politics.
It's petty; it fights dirty.
- John Mellencamp

If I hadn't had the talent, the networks wouldn't have televised my fights.
No one has made me; I made myself.
I paid my dues.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

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My dad spent his whole life getting into fights for
telling what he believed to be the truth.
Basically it comes from my dad-and he's screaming right-wing,
so there you are.
- Thom Yorke

The proletarian woman fights hand in hand with the
man of her class against capitalist society.
- Clara Zetkin

When we had the infamous mealtime scenes,
food fights would inevitably develop.
- Charlene Tilton

Language cannot describe the scene that followed;
the shouts,
oaths, frantic gestures, taunts, replies,
and little fights; and therefore I shall not attempt it.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

Tell me the truth - do you think I've lost my Southern
accent? I feel it comes back to me only when I'm shouting
at fights or at baseball games.
- Cleo Moore

Listen to advice.
You don't know how many writer's conferences I've taught
at where at least half the audience fights all the
conventions of the field.
- Jane Haddam

You know, I think I had a great career;
there's not much I think I'd do different other than
get a title shot much earlier.
I didn't get one till 49 or 50 fights into my career.
- Marvin Hagler

I had rather have a plain, russet-coated Captain,
that knows what he fights for, and loves what he knows,
than that which you call a Gentle-man and is nothing else.
- Oliver Cromwell

I don't think I'll ever be a producer who's into taking
the meetings and fighting the big fights with studios.
I really don't like that part.
I'm much more interested in the material.
- Meg Ryan

I've had 117 fights and that's the first time I've ever won.
- Jimmy Piersall

I think I went on a nice winning streak of about 20
fights until I fought Jorge Reyes and he stopped me
in 6 rounds after I punched myself out.
- Alexis Arguello

We manage to bounce ideas off one another.
Every band fights, but at the end of the day,
we're very positive about the way we fight.
At least we come out with a result.
- Keith Emerson

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

There are no rules in fights with girls.
Just hurting.
- Suzanne Vega

I've been in fights, but that doesn't make me cool
or like a tough guy or more interesting actor,
I'm not proud of it.
- Shia LaBeouf

Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

Fights can be dumped in a dozen ways.
Sometimes everybody but the fighter knows.
Sometimes only the fighter knows.
- Budd Schulberg

In the duel of sex woman fights from a dreadnought
and man from an open raft.
- H. L. Mencken

Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only
seeks battle after the victory has been won,
whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and
afterwards looks for victory.
- Sun Tzu

My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.
- Bob Marley

A wise man fights to win, but he is twice a fool who
has no plan for possible defeat.
- Louis L'Amour

Not only the bull attacks his enemies with curved horn,
but also the sheep, when harmed fights back.
- Sextus Propertius

But I was also a brat.
I used to belong to a gang that went looking for fights with other gangs.
- Thomas Keneally

I don't watch a lot of featherweight fights yet some
of those fights are the best fights ever.
- Robert Goulet

If you can believe this, I didn't fight for my first
world title fight till I had 58 fights,
so I really appreciated what I was fighting for and for whom as well.
- Alexis Arguello

In those days, boxing was very glamorous and romantic.
You listened to fights on the radio,
and a good announcer made it seem like a contest between gladiators.
- Joseph Barbera

Money is the sovereign queen of all delights -
for her,
the lawyer pleads, the soldier fights.
- Richard Barnfield

Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
- Euripides

No government fights fascism to destroy it.
When the bourgeoisie sees that power is slipping out of its hands,
it brings up fascism to hold onto their privileges.
- Buenaventura Durruti

Before the start of the '76 Olympics,
I'd had 160 amateur fights.
I won 155 and lost five.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

There are no pleasures in a fight but some of my fights
have been a pleasure to win.
- Muhammad Ali

Remembering that the man who always fights one more round is never whipped.
- James J. Corbett

The only good thing about going to the fights is you
can go into the green room and you can see some of
your old friends that you haven't seen in a long time.
- Robert Goulet

Fights in real life between real people only last so
long before someone gets seriously hurt.
- Robert Kirkman

I've seen a dead body, I've seen some pretty gruesome fist fights,
I've been a hunter since I was a child,
though I don't anymore, I've gutted wild game.
- George Eads

I still feel that I am in my prime right now but I
think my best fights were in my thirties.
- Larry Holmes

Fighters with 13 fights are winning world titles,
and of course they don't know how to behave.
- Alexis Arguello

I don't need arms, and neither does anyone else...
At the very least, a ban would prevent fights from turning deadly.
- Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva

When an Indian fights, he only shoots to kill.
- Chief Joseph

There were times when I had great times with my brothers,
pillow fights and things, but I was,
used to always cry from loneliness.
- Michael Jackson

By our Heavenly Father and only because of God,
only because of God.
We're like other couples.
We do not get along perfectly; we do not go without arguments and,
as I call them, fights, and heartache and pain and hurting each other.
But a marriage is three of us.
- Barbara Mandrell

Now, being a girl, I was ashamed of my body and my lack of strength.
So I tried to be a man.
I shot, rode, jumped, and took part in all the fights of the boys.
- Agnes Smedley

If a man fights his way through his doubts to the conviction
that Jesus Christ is Lord,
he has attained to a certainty that the man who unthinkingly
accepts things can never reach.
- William Barclay

That's my gift.
I let that negativity roll off me like water off a duck's back.
If it's not positive, I didn't hear it.
If you can overcome that, fights are easy.
- George Foreman

Joe Smith and Brigham Young laid out Independence,
but very soon thereafter enough citizens of the county
collected to drive them off,
after several stubborn fights.
- Cole Younger

I want my fights to be seen as plays that have a beginning,
a middle and an end.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

We get along really well, but TV and film aren't reality.
We're best friends, but we do have our fights!
- Mary-Kate Olsen

It's still about the women.
It's not called Desperate Plumber.
People are more interested in cat fights.
- James Denton

The man or country that fights priestcraft and priests
is to my mind striking deeper for freedom than can be struck anywhere.
- George Meredith

He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day;
But he that is in battle slain,
Will never rise to fight again.
- Tacitus

For in the theoretical field bourgeois economics no
longer engages in blithe and joyous fights.
- Rudolf Hilferding

It's kinda cool seeing people having real fights with people they really know.
- Ron Livingston

When I did sports cartoons, I used to uh,
go to fights.
- Rube Goldberg

Everybody has fights with their sister.
- Joe Williams

If they didn't have ten fights a night,
it was a bad night.
- John Hunter

Normally, I could hit hard enough, as anyone who studied
my fights might have known.
But the impression was that I was essentially defensive,
the very reverse of a killer, the prize fighter who read books,
even Shakespeare.
- Gene Tunney

It is a struggle; for though the black man fights passively,
he nevertheless fights; and his passive resistance
is more effective at present than active resistance could possibly be.
He bears the fury of the storm as does the willow tree.
- James Weldon Johnson

There was expectations that the fights there,
the operation there might be extended for several months,
even for several years.
But within a few weeks it ended, because obviously
the Taliban wasn't a real force.
- Bulent Ecevit

I've been very fortunate to be involved in all the Super Bowls,
to see some World Series, to cover heavyweight championship fights;
I've been to the Olympics and seen every sporting event there is.
- Will McDonough

Phil has always been a fighter.
He was getting in fights all the time.
I told him that if he ever hit me then I would leave the band.
He wanted to find out if I was telling him the truth.
He hit me so I left and that is how UFO split up.
- Michael Schenker

I do not hesitate one second to state clearly and unmistakably:
I belong to the American resistance movement which
fights against American imperialism,
just as the resistance movement fought against Hitler.
- Paul Robeson

The real truth is that the Obama administration is
professional at bullying,
as we have witnessed with ACORN at work during the presidential campaign.
It seems to me they are sending down their bullies
to create fist fights among average American citizens
who don't want a government-run health care plan forced upon them.
- Jon Voight

I love physical kinds of comedy and getting down and dirty and doing stunts.
When I was growing up, I was always getting into fights
with guys and usually punching out boys my age because
I was a lot bigger and tougher.
So I'm naturally accustomed to putting myself into
the headspace of a girl who can take care of herself.
- Cameron Diaz

It is said that man doesn't live by bread alone.
Sometimes this is unfortunate, because people who cannot
live by bread alone too often kill other people in
consequence of the fights they get into.
- John McCarthy


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