~ Napoleon Bonaparte, Never go to bed angry, stay up and fight. ~ Phyllis Diller, Those that I fight I do not hate, those that I guard I do not love. ~ Heywood Broun, The most important of life’s battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul. They never mention that part to us, do they? I will not die without fighting for a life I am not yet done living. Bruce Lee. ~ Theodore Roosevelt, No man can fight his way to the top and stay at the top without exercising the fullest measure of grit, courage, determination, resolution. “. Learn from age-old wisdom with these African proverbs, translated from Swahili, Zulu, and Yoruba. ~ Robert Browning, Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose. ~ German Proverb, A husband and wife often fight intensely at one moment and then kiss intensely at the next moment. ~ Nathanael Greene, Health, happiness and success depend upon the fighting spirit of each person. ~ Sun Tzu, You cannot run away from weakness; you must some time fight it out or perish; and if that be so, why not now, and where you stand? ~ Latin Proverbs, Fight fire with fire. He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. ~ e. e. cummings, A fighter has to know fear. We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields, and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills. From the moment a child is born, the death process, and the fight against it, begins. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. ~ B.C. ~ Henrik Ibsen, There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight. Fighting comes in many forms. ~ Robin Williams, Better to fight for something than live for nothing. ~ Francis Picabia, Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap. Proverbs 24:29 Don’t say, “I’ll do to him like he did to me, I’ll be sure to pay him back for what he did.” 7. ~ Aeschylus, People who fight fire with fire usually end up with ashes. What’s the point of being who I am, if I can't have the person who was worth all the fighting for? ~ Cus D’Amato, Fear Fighting: Awakening Courage to Overcome Your Fears. Whenever we want to combat our enemies, first and foremost we must start by understanding them rather than exaggerating their motives. ~ George Carlin, It is always easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them. ~ Pam Grier, In the fight between you and the world, back the world. James 4:1 What causes fights and quarrels among you? I learned long ago, never to wrestle with a pig, you get dirty; and besides, the pig likes it. Wisdom is merely the movement from fighting life to embracing it. There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight. I've been fighting to be who I am all my life. ~ Afghani Proverbs, The mediator in a fight gets all the blows. ~ George Bernard Shaw, When we talk about fighting for our country, we’re talking about our vote, our vote is our arms. The spirit of man is the candle of the Lord. ~ Thomas Paine, A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory. 13 A foolish child is a father’s ruin, and a quarrelsome wife is like the constant dripping of a leaky roof. That's a full-time job. ~ Donald Trump, When the fight begins within himself, a man’s worth something. The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. You're fighting mostly unarmed people. If you hurt me, I wouldn't cry. ~ Myanmar Proverb, When the big fish fight the shrimps must lie low. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. It is always easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them. I'm fighting for this woman's life, not her temporal innocence. All my life I've been fighting and all my life I've got into trouble from it. ~ French Proverb, Be first at the feast, and last at the fight. ~ Sun Tzu, The only way to win is to fight on the side of your adversaries. ~ Louis L’Amour, I just want to do what I do best, and that’s fight. ~ John Dryden, As we advance in life it becomes more and more difficult, but in fighting the difficulties the inmost strength of the heart is developed. ~ David O. McKay, To gain a crown by fighting is great, to reject it divine. ~ Sun Tzu, Fighting is essentially a masculine idea; a woman’s weapon is her tongue. (African Proverb) You cannot exchange peace for war. ~ Mike Tyson, Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake. To do anything truly worth doing, I must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger, but jump in with gusto and scramble through as well as I can. It really is worth fighting for, being brave for, risking everything for. ~ Saying, It’s better to pick a fight with your in-laws than with your neighbors. If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. ~ Thomas Jefferson, Any coward can fight a battle when he’s sure of winning. No matter who you are or what your position is you must keep fighting for whatever it is you desire to achieve. ~ Traditional Proverb, He is truly hungry who accepts defeat in a fight over meat. Any fool can be brave on a battlefield when it’s be brave or else be killed. When elephants fight, the grass gets hurt. ~ Japanese Proverb, Advising is often better than fighting. Like this post? I'm going to give them hell. To fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting. Please share to your friends: Sayings about Discovery The pleasure of finding something is worth more than what you, Sayings about Accomplishments He who boasts of his accomplishments will heap ridicule. A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship. ~ Russian Proverb, If you want an audience, start a fight. We are twice armed if we fight with faith. The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights. ~ George S. Patton, Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Everyone has a plan until they've been hit. ~ Hermione Gingold, Women and men have to fight together to change society — and both will benefit. Fighting for your country glorifies death. First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win. ~ Woodrow T. Wilson, Victories that are easy are cheap. Anything worth having is worth fighting for. Home. ~ Woodrow Wilson, Freedom is not worth fighting for if it means no more than license for everyone to get as much as he can for himself. ~ Polish Proverb, It is no use cutting a stick when the fight is over. ~ Malagasy Proverb, If the fight is tomorrow, then why should you clench your fist today? It's hard enough resisting the real enemy. Forbes, When I fight someone, I want to break his will. Wise Sayings is a database of thousands of inspirational, humorous, and thoughtful quotes, sorted by ~ Greek Proverbs, Thirty-six plans of how to win the battle are not as good as one plan to withdraw from the fight. Wells, Part of being a winner is knowing when enough is enough. ~ General Peter Muhlenberg, If you can’t fight, and you can’t flee, flow. Satan is not fighting churches; he is joining them. Time is on our side. Romans 12:17-19 Don’t pay … ~ Tom Wilson, Opinions cannot survive if one has no chance to fight for them. ~ Chinese Proverb. ~ Oliver Goldsmith, Happiness is like those palaces in fairy tales whose gates are guarded by dragons: we must fight in order to conquer it. ~ Robert Eliot, Never fight fair with a stranger, boy. It goes to the heads of cowards as quickly as of heroes. ~ Indira Gandhi, The world is a fine place worth the fighting for and I hate very much to leave it. Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. “Opportunity knocks at the door only once.” – Chinese Proverb. ~ Dorothy Canfield Fisher, Well, if crime fighters fight crime and fire fighters fight fire, what do freedom fighters fight? ~ Arthur Miller, Peace we want because there is another war to fight: against poverty and disease. Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt, You cannot love a thing without wanting to fight for it. Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. ~ Irish Proverb, When I’m in a bout and I stop fighting to win and start fighting not to lose, I’m almost guaranteed to lose because I quit taking chances. Other wise Chinese proverbs to inspire and teach. He does more harm by sowing tares than by pulling up wheat. That’s why people are so cynical about it. ~ Henry David Thoreau, Don’t fight a battle if you don’t gain anything by winning. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends? The road to hell was paved with the bones of men who did not know when to quit fighting.