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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.

John Greenleaf Whittier

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Life Marriage

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.

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.

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.

America Fighting Fighting

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.

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.