Quotations that match 'battles'.

Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor. Norman Mailer
[ Battles Gain Given Honor Masculinity Small Something Winning]
Ronald Reagan's well documented final battles with Alzheimer's disease were fought with the same conviction and courage that his many public battles were fought. William L. Jenkins
[ Alzheimer Battles Conviction Courage Disease Documented Final Fought His Many Public Reagan Ronald Same Well Were]
It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles. Then the victory is yours. It cannot be taken from you, not by angels or by demons, heaven or hell. Buddha
[ Angels Battles Better Cannot Conquer Demons Heaven Hell Taken Than Then Thousand Victory Win Yours Yourself]
You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought. John Greenleaf Whittier
[ Always Battles Fought Good Know Win Your]
Strike against war, for without you no battles can be fought! Helen Keller
[ Against Battles Fought Strike War Without]
The lessons that it teaches are fundamentally the lessons that all great battles teach That even the most carefully prepared plans often go wrong. That lucky breaks are very important. Otto Friedrich
[ Battles Breaks Carefully Even Fundamentally Go Great Important Lessons Lucky Most Often Plans Prepared Teach Teaches Very Wrong]
We often don't think of them, we think of the great wars and the great battles, but what about losing a son or a daughter, or a girl losing her husband or vice versa? I think of the people who never got the chance to have the opportunities I had. Tony Curtis
[ Battles Chance Daughter Girl Got Great Had Her Husband Losing Never Often Opportunities Son Them Think Versa Vice Wars]
There are a lot of battles to face, and if I didn't have that religious core - that base to turn to - I would be truly lost. Moira Kelly
[ Base Battles Core Face Lost Lot Religious Truly Turn Would]
Yes, young men, Italy owes to you an undertaking which has merited the applause of the universe. You have conquered and you will conquer still, because you are prepared for the tactics that decide the fate of battles. Giuseppe Garibaldi
[ Applause Battles Because Conquer Conquered Decide Fate Italy Men Merited Owes Prepared Still Tactics Undertaking Universe Which Will Yes Young]
One column of truth cannot hold an institution of ideas from falling into ignorance. It is wiser that a person of prudence and purpose save his strength for battles that can be won. Bryant H. McGill
[ Battles Cannot Column Falling His Hold Ideas Ignorance Institution Into Person Prudence Purpose Save Strength Truth Wiser Won]
During my six years with them Dr Garnet Davey (subsequently Research Director) constantly supported me and, I have no doubt, fought many battles on my behalf to keep the initially controversial programme going. James W. Black
[ Battles Behalf Constantly Controversial Director Doubt Dr During Fought Going Initially Keep Many Programme Research Six Subsequently Supported Them Years]
Young women today often have very little appreciation for the real battles that took place to get women where they are today in this country. I don't know how much history young women today know about those battles. Sandra Day O'Connor
[ Appreciation Battles Country Get History How Know Little Much Often Place Real Those Today Took Very Where Women Young]
Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter. Winston Churchill
[ Battles Contributes Demands General Greater Less Maneuver More Slaughter Won]
I think the thing you always got to keep in mind, you know, hockey is a game of one-on-one battles. Mark Messier
[ Always Battles Game Got Hockey Keep Know Mind Thing Think]
History does nothing; it does not possess immense riches, it does not fight battles. It is men, real, living, who do all this. Karl Marx
[ Battles Does Fight History Immense Living Men Nothing Possess Real Riches]
But when you get a bit older, and I hate to use the word, quite a bit more established, people take more notice and conducting becomes a great deal easier. You don't have battles like you had before. Peter Maxwell Davies
[ Battles Becomes Before Bit Conducting Deal Easier Established Get Great Had Hate More Notice Older Quite Take Use Word]
The German Emperor is ageing me; he is like a battleship with steam up and screws going, but with no rudder, and he will run into something some day and cause a catastrophe. Edward Grey
[ Ageing Catastrophe Cause Day Emperor German Going Into Rudder Run Screws Some Something Steam Up Will]
They are more than men at the outset of their battles; at the end they are less than the women. Titus Livius
[ Battles End Less Men More Outset Than Their Women]
Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there. George Orwell
[ Battle Battles Been Lost Opening Probably Subsequent Wars Waterloo Won]
We are the only class in history that has been left to fight its battles alone, unaided by the ruling powers. White labor and the freed black men had their champions, but where are ours? Elizabeth Cady Stanton
[ Alone Battles Been Black Champions Class Fight Freed Had History Labor Left Men Only Ours Powers Ruling Their Unaided Where White]
Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Battles Credit Generally Generals Get Soldiers Them Win]
If we must not act save on a certainty, we ought not to act on religion, for it is not certain. But how many things we do on an uncertainty, sea voyages, battles! Blaise Pascal
[ Act Battles Certain Certainty How Many Must Ought Religion Save Sea Things Uncertainty Voyages]
But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind. Buffalo Bill
[ Battles Blotted Characters Loneliness Mind Never Old Stern Stretches Strong Times Tremendous West]
I can still fit into my Battlestar Galactica costume! Dirk Benedict
[ Battlestar Costume Fit Galactica Into Still]
I have long believed these types of collaborative agreements are a far better approach to federal land management than the contentious battles that too often sidetrack proper resource management. Michael K. Simpson
[ Agreements Approach Battles Believed Better Collaborative Contentious Far Federal Land Long Management Often Proper Resource Than These Too Types]
Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory. Norman Vincent Peale
[ Avoiding Battles Consists Fighting Happiness Itself Life Masterly Part Retreat Them Victory]
Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul. Ezra Taft Benson
[ Battles Chambers Fought Greatest Own Silent Some Soul Will Within Your]
I think they went with the idea that people know the story pretty much- knowing that he's going to take her when she's going to go with him. Also, the movie is really focused on Achilles and Hector and their battles. Diane Kruger
[ Achilles Also Battles Focused Go Going Her Him Idea Know Knowing Movie Pretty Really She Story Take Their Think Went]
We're involved right now in some very significant legal battles and it would be the wrong thing for me to do to step out in the middle of those battles. Bill Scott
[ Battles Involved Legal Middle Now Out Right Significant Some Step Thing Those Very Would Wrong]
I offer neither pay, nor quarters, nor food; I offer only hunger, thirst, forced marches, battles and death. Let him who loves his country with his heart, and not merely with his lips, follow me. Giuseppe Garibaldi
[ Battles Country Death Follow Food Forced Heart Him His Hunger Lips Loves Marches Merely Neither Nor Offer Only Pay Quarters Thirst]
The Negro people of America... have cut our forests, tilled our fields, built our railroads, fought our battles, and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith, a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit, and an undivided loyalty . Mordecai Wyatt Johnson
[ America Battles Built Cheerful Cut Faith Fields Forests Fought Grateful Heart Loyalty Manifested Negro Our Railroads Simple Spirit Their Trials]
Your battles inspired me - not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead. James Joyce
[ Battles Behind Forehead Fought Inspired Material Obvious Those Were Won Your]
If any foreign minister begins to defend to the death a "peace conference," you can be sure his government has already placed its orders for new battleships and airplanes. Joseph Stalin
[ Airplanes Already Any Begins Conference Death Defend Foreign Government His Minister New Orders Peace Placed Sure]
Have you heard that it was good to gain the day? I also say it is good to fall, battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won. Walt Whitman
[ Also Battles Day Fall Gain Good Heard Lost Same Say Spirit Which Won]
We began a series of court battles for nine months, while I was attending classes by telephone. Ryan White
[ Attending Battles Began Classes Court Months Nine Series Telephone While]
Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster. Sun Tzu
[ Battles Disaster Enemy Fight Hundred Know Without Your Yourself]
I know Quebecers don't want to relive old battles; they prefer to build for the future. Kim Campbell
[ Battles Build Future Know Old Prefer Relive Want]
You win battles by knowing the enemy's timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect. Miyamoto Musashi
[ Battles Does Enemy Expect Knowing Timing Using Which Win]
The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil. Alain de Botton
[ Also Battles Between Conflict Deeply Even Feel Humiliated Intractable Land Many More Oil Other Over Peoples Respect Status Than Them Those Two Want War Water Ways]
The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy. Juan Williams
[ Battles Being Buried Collateral Conversation Correctness Country Critical Damage Flowing Free Had Honest Ideological Importance Include Journalism National Needs Orthodoxy Our Political Respectful War Whose]
Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. Jonathan Kozol
[ Battles Big Enough Matter Pick Small Win]
I think people have to set up little battles. They have to demonize people whom they disagree with or feel threatened by. But it's the ideological framing of the debate that scares me. Barbara Kruger
[ Battles Debate Demonize Disagree Feel Framing Ideological Little Scares Set Think Threatened Up Whom]
By laughing at me, the audience really laughs at themselves, and realizing they have done this gives them sort of a spiritual second wind for going back into the battles of life. Emmett Kelly
[ Audience Back Battles Done Gives Going Into Laughing Laughs Life Realizing Really Second Sort Spiritual Them Themselves Wind]
To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting. Sun Tzu
[ Battles Breaking Conquer Consists Enemy Excellence Fight Fighting Our Resistance Supreme Without]
Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories. Sun Tzu
[ Battles Enemy Know Self Thousand Thy Victories]
As the knight of the quill never ventured into the fight, and only snuffed the battle afar, he knew nothing accurately of battles, but managed to pick up a few real or supposed incidents from the wounded and from stragglers. Daniel H. Hill
[ Accurately Afar Battle Battles Few Fight Incidents Into Knew Knight Managed Never Nothing Only Pick Quill Real Snuffed Supposed Up Ventured Wounded]
So we're going to do a Battlestar Galactica themed bike and bring another one of the bikes. Noah Hathaway
[ Another Battlestar Bike Bikes Bring Galactica Going]
He surprised me by his familiarity with details of movements and battles which I did not suppose had come to his knowledge. As he kept me talking for over half an hour, I flattered myself that what I had to say interested him. Henry Villard
[ Battles Come Details Did Familiarity Flattered Had Half Him His Hour Interested Kept Knowledge Movements Myself Over Say Suppose Surprised Talking Which]
You've got to stand up and do your own battles. My daddy taught me that a long time ago, that you fight your own battles. The only way to shut everybody up is to win. Terry Bradshaw
[ Ago Battles Daddy Everybody Fight Got Long Only Own Shut Stand Taught Time Up Way Win Your]
It was about this time that I began experiencing the beginnings of my battles with an anxiety disorder. We were touring a lot and there were some developing personal problems within the band. Jack Irons
[ Anxiety Band Battles Began Beginnings Developing Disorder Experiencing Lot Personal Problems Some Time Touring Were Within]
I don't think I'm too thin at all. I understand when people say, 'Well your face gets gaunt,' but to get your bottom half to be the right size, your face might have to be a little gaunt. You choose your battles. Courteney Cox
[ Battles Bottom Choose Face Get Gets Half Little Might Right Say Size Thin Think Too Understand Well Your]
Not even Ares battles against necessity. Sophocles
[ Against Battles Even Necessity]
We had a showing of Battlestar in LA last week. I walked out the door and there were 50 people. I signed a ton of autographs. Other actors walked away without signing. These are the fans. I guess it depends. on who you are. Noah Hathaway
[ Actors Autographs Away Battlestar Depends Door Fans Guess Had La Last Other Out Showing Signed Signing These Ton Walked Week Were Without]
These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror. Michael N. Castle
[ Battles Character Country Fallen Fought Free Heroes History Honor Keep Long Many Nation Our Patriotism Represent Terror These Threats]
The real heroes were my good buddies who died during the battles. Ira Hayes
[ Battles Buddies Died During Good Heroes Real Were]
This is now a global war on terror and, indeed, it is important, it is imperative that we win in the battles in Afghanistan and that we win in the battles in Iraq. And as the gentleman from Georgia has mentioned, this is not something that is going to be quick and easy. Marsha Blackburn
[ Afghanistan Battles Easy Gentleman Georgia Global Going Imperative Important Indeed Iraq Mentioned Now Quick Something Terror War Win]
I love to have battles of the wits with people that can dish fast and dirty - and it leads to problems occasionally, 'cause I can sound mean without attempting to be mean. Alton Brown
[ Attempting Battles Cause Dirty Dish Fast Leads Love Mean Occasionally Problems Sound Without Wits]
Behind closed doors they had what were legendary battles I hear but when the doors opened there was absolute unity. Not a crack could be found. No separation whatsoever. They were locked together for the good of the community. Maynard Jackson
[ Absolute Battles Behind Closed Community Could Crack Doors Found Good Had Hear Legendary Locked Opened Separation Together Unity Were Whatsoever]
The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at. Jesse Owens
[ Battles Count Gold Inevitable Inside Invisible Medals Ones Struggles Us Where Within Yourself]
More history is made by secret handshakes than by battles, bills and proclamations. John Barth
[ Battles Bills History Made More Secret Than]
Many times I felt like I'd do better than what the director did, but some of them got a little discouraged because they didn't have full charge of making the film, and sometimes there'd be battles of egos. Ray Harryhausen
[ Battles Because Better Charge Did Director Discouraged Egos Felt Film Full Got Little Making Many Some Sometimes Than Them Times]
If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. Sun Tzu
[ Battles Enemy Fear Hundred Know Need Results Yourself]
In my world, history comes down to language and art. No one cares much about what battles were fought, who won them and who lost them - unless there is a painting, a play, a song or a poem that speaks of the event. Theodore Bikel
[ Art Battles Cares Comes Down Event Fought History Language Lost Much Painting Play Poem Song Speaks Them Unless Were Won World]
Our duty was to try and find the Japanese fleet. We never did find the Japanese fleet and I am awfully glad, because they had attacked us there with six carriers, three battleships, 10 or 15 cruisers, and about 20 destroyers. Barney Ross
[ Am Attacked Awfully Because Carriers Destroyers Did Duty Find Fleet Glad Had Japanese Never Our Six Three Try Us]
Extremely strong, effective, tenacious, and powerful political networks can be built when you fight losing battles as well as when you win. Patricia Ireland
[ Battles Built Effective Extremely Fight Losing Networks Political Powerful Strong Tenacious Well Win]
I think the set looks great. It's kind of like Battlestar Galactica meets like the Italian furniture fair. Thom Filicia
[ Battlestar Fair Furniture Galactica Great Italian Kind Looks Meets Set Think]
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. Sun Tzu
[ Acme Battles Enemy Fighting Hundred Skill Subdue Victories Win Without]
I don't expect to win every battle but I think Fred Pierce has enough respect for me that I can go fight my battles and win my share. Roone Arledge
[ Battle Battles Enough Every Expect Fight Fred Go Pierce Respect Share Think Win]
We got a little waylaid along the way. The whole problem started about 10 years ago with management and legal battles, then still trying to make albums while I was doing all of that. Pat Travers
[ Ago Albums Along Battles Doing Got Legal Little Make Management Problem Started Still Then Trying Way While Whole Years]
Dead battles, like dead generals, hold the military mind in their dead grip. Barbara Tuchman
[ Battles Dead Generals Grip Hold Military Mind Their]