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Fights And Fighting Quotes

People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes.

Author: Abigail Van Buren

Profession: American Advice Columnist

The full value of this life can only be got by fighting; the violent take it by storm. And if we have accepted everything we have missed something -- war. This life of ours is a very enjoyable fight, but a very miserable truce.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

You cannot love a thing without wanting to fight for it.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties.

Author: Princess of Wales Diana (1961-1997)

Profession: Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales

In the fight between you and the world, back the world.

Author: Paul Dirac


Let him that is without stone among you cast the first thing he can lay his hands on.

Author: Robert Frost (1875-1963)

Profession: American Poet

Never contend with a man who has nothing to lose.

Author: Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658)

Profession: Spanish Philosopher, Writer

If you are losing a tug-of-war with a tiger, give him the rope before he gets to your arm. You can always buy a new rope.

Author: Max Gunther

Profession: American Author

I'm not going to get into the ring with Tolstoy.

Author: Ernest Hemingway (1898-1961)

Profession: American Writer

The underdog often starts the fight, and occasionally the upper dog deserves to win.

Author: Edgar Watson Howe (1853-1937)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

I have not yet begun to fight.

Author: John Paul Jones


My address is like my shoes. It travels with me. I abide where there is a fight against wrong.

Author: Mother Jones


He who attacks must vanquish. He who defends must merely survive.

Author: Master Kahn


No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

Fighting is like champagne. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it's be brave or else be killed.

Author: Margaret Mitchell (1900-1949)

Profession: American Novelist