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Battle Quotes

Pages of history are smeared with gory tales of blood battles. Since time immemorial, men have strived for maximum power and dominion, invading each other’s territory and killing thousands of innocent people, all in the name of power and freedom. Of course, you have heard of ‘Alexander’ and ‘Napoleon Bonaparte’ but you may go blank if somebody asks you about what they have done to make them great except waging wars. Take a look at these battle quotes to widen your gateway of information about battles.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

John Greenleaf Whittier

You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.

Margaret Thatcher

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

Malcolm X

I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won't let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.

I think history repeats itself. There's a constant conversation between the oppressed and the oppressor. No matter what your field is, whether it's gender equality, the Time's Up movement, or diversity casting, it's always going to be a back-and-forth battle.

Che Guevara

Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms.

Adolf Hitler

Any alliance whose purpose is not the intention to wage war is senseless and useless.

Kayleigh McEnany

The presidential race should not be a battle of personalities.

Jimmy Butler

If your No. 1 priority isn't winning, and people can tell? That's the battle. Now there's a problem between people, because that guy's No. 1 priority is winning, and that guy's isn't.

Demi Lovato

I think scars are like battle wounds - beautiful, in a way. They show what you've been through and how strong you are for coming out of it.

I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.

Donald Trump

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Andrew Cuomo

I believe public education is the new civil rights battle and I support charter schools.

Carrie Fisher

I am a spy in the house of me. I report back from the front lines of the battle that is me. I am somewhat nonplused by the event that is my life.

Ulysses S. Grant

In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.

Dorothy Day

The legal battle against segregation is won, but the community battle goes on.

John Greenleaf Whittier

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.

Pope Francis

I see the church as a field hospital after battle. It is useless to ask a seriously injured person if he has high cholesterol and about the level of his blood sugars. You have to heal his wounds. Then we can talk about everything else.

James Baldwin

Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.

Saint Thomas Aquinas

In order for a war to be just, three things are necessary. First, the authority of the sovereign. Secondly, a just cause. Thirdly, a rightful intention.

Sun Tzu

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.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

One of the greatest casualties of the war in Vietnam is the Great Society...shot down on the battlefield of Vietnam.

Chris Hemsworth

I love that Viking era, but also they're a fatalistic people and that dictated their fearlessness in battle and approach to life.

Tackling malaria in a country like the Central African Republic is a huge uphill battle, and my experiences there have been a healthy dose of reality, fueling my own sense of urgency to do my part in reducing the preventable suffering of the incredible women I met.

Sun Tzu

The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.

Alexander the Great

How happy had it been for me had I been slain in the battle. It had been far more noble to have died the victim of the enemy than fall a sacrifice to the rage of my friends.

William Butler Yeats

Why should we honour those that die upon the field of battle? A man may show as reckless a courage in entering into the abyss of himself.

Wilson Mizner

In the battle of existence, Talent is the punch; Tact is the clever footwork.

Jon Stewart

Our culture is just a series of checks and balances. The whole idea that we're in a battle between tyranny and freedom - it's a series of pendulum swings.

That the caste system must be abolished if the Hindu society is to be reconstructed on the basis of equality, goes without saying. Untouchability has its roots in the caste system. They cannot expect the Brahmins to rise in revolt against the caste system. Also we cannot rely upon the non-Brahmins and ask them to fight our battle.

Deepika Padukone

I have fought my own battle with depression, and it was important for me to bring a little awareness about it for others.

Bob Marley

As a man sow, shall he reap. and I know that talk is cheap. But the heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory.

Frederick Douglass

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

Golda Meir

A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.

I have felt for the last 10 years I have had this battle; I've been fighting so hard to have an education. It's been this uphill struggle. I was Warner Bros' pain in the butt. I was their scheduling conflict. I was the one who made life difficult.

I've definitely become more aware and conscious of what directors I'm working with because it's so important. The director is really more than half the battle of the film. You really rely on that. That's become really, really important to me, for sure.

We can never learn too much of His will towards us, too much of His messages and His advice. The Bible is His word and its study gives at once the foundation for our faith and an inspiration to battle onward in the fight against the tempter.

Chrissy Teigen

I don't like karaoke. But maybe that's why I'm so perfect for 'Lip Sync Battle,' because I get to still hear the song I love and watch the performances that I love without having to hear someone sing.

Harry S. Truman

Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive and don't ever apologize for anything.

Victoria Azarenka

I had to battle the doubts and fears for a while, but I committed to making sure that my strongest emotion was self-belief. Once I did that, I knew I would be OK.

Andrew Cuomo

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.

Robert Redford

The Right has such antiquated ideas - if they took charge, I think they'd want to close the parks, open the land up for development. It's an ongoing battle to keep the parks strong.

John Stuart Mill

As long as justice and injustice have not terminated their ever renewing fight for ascendancy in the affairs of mankind, human beings must be willing, when need is, to do battle for the one against the other.

Charlie Sheen

Usually in a battle sequence when a bomb is going off, you forget you're acting.

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Keir Starmer

The nature of the final Brexit deal really matters. It is, as I have said before, the battle of our times.

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Alice Walker

For in the end, freedom is a personal and lonely battle; and one faces down fears of today so that those of tomorrow might be engaged.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

To become 'unique,' the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.

Kayleigh McEnany

As a Donald Trump supporter, the battle to elevate the will of the people above that of the establishment is one with which I empathize.

Jennifer Garner

There's an internal battle. I need to work, I need to work, I need to work and I need to be home with my kids and the kids win.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.

Alexis de Tocqueville

The whole life of an American is passed like a game of chance, a revolutionary crisis, or a battle.

Lincoln made mistakes. Roosevelt made mistakes. Eisenhower made mistakes. The Battle of the Bulge was the biggest intelligence failure in American military history, much bigger than any in Vietnam or now. We didn't know that the Soviets were moving 400,000 or 500,000 troops. We missed it.

Margaret Thatcher

The battle for women's rights has been largely won.

Andrew Jackson

If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.

Lewis Hamilton

I had a lot of racism growing up where I grew up. Bullied at school. It definitely encouraged me. It's like battle wounds - you come out the other side, and it just makes you tougher.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Pessimism never won any battle.

Eleanor Roosevelt

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.

John McCain

The U.S. never lost a battle against North Vietnam, but it lost the war.

Tony Blair

This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism.

Samuel Johnson

Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.

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Hillary had never run for office before, but she decided to give it a try. She began her campaign the way she always does new things, by listening and and learning. And after a tough battle, New York elected her to the seat once held by another outsider, Robert Kennedy.

I think, in many people's minds, the Confederate battle flag is not only a memorial to our ancestors, which is perfectly OK, but also a symbol of white superiority and an inclination for people to believe that even slavery would've been OK.

Mahatma Gandhi

We may stumble and fall but shall rise again; it should be enough if we did not run away from the battle.

Napolean Hill

The battle is all over except the 'shouting' when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

George Bernard Shaw

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.

Nick Foles

On a daily basis, I have to fight the internal battle to keep my priorities straight.

Richard M. Nixon

I believe in the battle-whether it's the battle of a campaign or the battle of this office, which is a continuing battle.

Michael J. Fox

I don't look at life as a battle or as a fight. I don't think I'm scrappy. I'm accepting.

Steve Jobs

I think right now it's a battle for the mindshare of developers and for the mindshare of customers, and right now iPhone and Android are winning that battle.

John F. Kennedy

No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.

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Tom Holland

I get recognized more for my 'Lip Sync Battle' than I do for being Spider-Man.

I'm a small-time white kid trying to represent hip-hop. If a hip-hop artist comes up and beats me in a battle, who did they beat? A small-town white kid who ain't never been an MC, who ain't never done nothing. Now if an MC comes to battle and they get beat by a small-town white boy, that's MC suicide.

Pierce Brosnan

I think that genetically we're programmed to battle each other.

On 'don't ask, don't tell' I was always the same. I said we needed a complete review of the impact on morale and battle effectiveness of 'don't ask, don't tell' before we repeal it. That's my position now. Now they're trying to ram through a repeal without a - any kind of really realistic survey done.

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Napoleon Bonaparte

The battle of Austerlitz is the grandest of all I have fought.

Ted Cruz

In both law and politics, I think the essential battle is the meta-battle of framing the narrative.

I'm no longer just a candidate. I'm the President. I know what it means to send young Americans into battle, for I have held in my arms the mothers and fathers of those who didn't return. I've shared the pain of families who've lost their homes, and the frustration of workers who've lost their jobs.