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Fighting Quotes

“You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war.” – Napoleon Bonaparte. Now, if you know a thing or two about fighting, you sure would be the first person to agree with this opinion shared by Napoleon Bonaparte decades ago. The funny thing about fighting is that, in spite of the cons that it comes with, the world really cannot go by without fighting. From time immemorial, men have been obsessed with the idea of mastering the art of fighting. Read on for quotations and sayings on fight/fighting.

Thomas Jefferson

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.

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.

Sun Tzu

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.

Art Wars Fighting
Osama bin Laden

And he moved the tyranny and suppression of freedom to his own country, and they called it the Patriot Act under the disguise of fighting terrorism.

Salvador Dali

Let my enemies devour each other.

Adolf Hitler

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

James Madison

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.

Sun Tzu

If fighting is sure to result in victory, than you must fight, even though the ruler forbid it; if fighting will not result in victory, then you must not fight even at the ruler's bidding.

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Osama bin Laden

I'm fighting so I can die a martyr and go to heaven to meet God. Our fight now is against the Americans.

Dorothy Day

We are the nation the most powerful, the most armed and we are supplying arms and money to the rest of the world where we are not ourselves fighting. We are eating while there is famine in the world.

Money World Rest Fighting
Adolf Hitler

Those who want to live, let them fight, and those who do not want to fight in this world of eternal struggle do not deserve to live.

Ernest Hemingway

The world is a fine place and worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it.

World Hatred Fighting
Richard M. Nixon

The Cold War isn't thawing; it is burning with a deadly heat. Communism isn't sleeping; it is, as always, plotting, scheming, working, fighting.

Communism Wars Fighting
Adolf Hitler

Strength lies not in defence but in attack.

Malcolm X

Nobody can give you freedom. Nobody can give you equality or justice or anything. If you're a man, you take it.

Thomas Hobbes

The condition of man... is a condition of war of everyone against everyone.

Adolf Hitler

It is always more difficult to fight against faith than against knowledge.

Sun Tzu

For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.

Willie Nelson

As long as there's a few farmers out there, we'll keep fighting for them.

Henry James

It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.

Fighting Fate
Zora Neale Hurston

It seems that fighting is a game where everybody is the loser.

George Carlin

Fighting for peace is like screwing for virginity.

Marvin Olasky

Those who believe in the importance of serving others should lead the way by fighting against the temptation we all have, and maybe especially as we age, to close in upon ourselves.

Age Fighting

You know how fighting fish do it? They blow bubbles and in each one of those bubbles is an egg and they float the egg up to the surface. They keep this whole heavy nest of eggs floating, and they're constantly repairing it. It's as if they live in both elements.

Napolean Hill

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.

Victory Fighting
Sun Tzu

Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.

Excellence Fighting
Douglas MacArthur

I have just returned from visiting the Marines at the front, and there is not a finer fighting organization in the world!

George Foreman

I want to keep fighting because it is the only thing that keeps me out of the hamburger joints. If I don't fight, I'll eat this planet.


I'm a professor of media studies as well as humanities, and I'm an evangelist of popular culture, but when there's only media, then there's going to be a slow debasement of language, and that's what I think we're fighting.

A historic investment in jobs, debt-free college, profit sharing, making those at the top pay their fair share, putting families first in a modern economy and a democracy where working people's voices are actually heard. That is what we are fighting for in this election.

People Democracy Fighting
Chevy Chase

It seemed that my brother and I were always fighting in the back seat, and there was never any real reason for it.

Abraham Lincoln

When I hear a man preach, I like to see him act as if he were fighting bees.

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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