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I don't think your ability to fight has anything to do with how big you are. It's to do with how much anger is in you.
I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.
Women have always been courageous... They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights.
Sometimes it's easy to see the negative side of things or question why people bully you. You could think, 'Maybe they're right. Maybe I'm not worth it. Maybe I should just quit.' But that's when you should fight the hardest. Now I don't mean fight physically, but mentally. Keep being you.
You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up.
Sometimes I am two people. Johnny is the nice one. Cash causes all the trouble. They fight.
I don't try to intimidate anybody before a fight. That's nonsense. I intimidate people by hitting them.
It is not easy to stand up against your constituents or your friends or colleagues or your community and take a tough stand for something you believe is right. Because you always want to keep working and live to fight another battle and it might cost you your career.
The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in.
The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.
Originally, I was against gay marriage because I was opposed to all marriage, being an old-fashioned gay bohemian. The straight people I knew in the sixties were very much opposed to it. I was, too, and it was never a possibility for gays, but when I saw how opposed the Religious Right was to it, I thought it a fight worth fighting.
The key is to embrace disruption and change early. Don't react to it decades later. You can't fight innovation.
As soon as men decide that all means are permitted to fight an evil, then their good becomes indistinguishable from the evil that they set out to destroy.
Drugs are the enemies of ambition and hope - and when we fight against drugs we are fighting for the future.
I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me... but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch.
In this life, to earn your place you have to fight for it.
We are all one - or at least we should be - and it is our job, our duty, and our great challenge to fight the voices of division and seek the salve of reconciliation.
I think the problem is that there has been a kind of backlash against feminism. I think women just didn't really see themselves winning that fight, and I think that probably led to a lot women feeling trapped in a perpetual cycle of disappointment - trying to be feminists and failing to be.
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
So while an incredible amount of progress has been made, on this fifth anniversary, I wanted to come here and tell the people of this city directly: My administration is going to stand with you - and fight alongside you - until the job is done. Until New Orleans is all the way back, all the way.
Glorious shall be the battle when the time comes to fight for our people and our race.
As a black woman, my politics and political affiliation are bound up with and flow from participation in my people's struggle for liberation, and with the fight of oppressed people all over the world against American imperialism.
May we all, as a nation of believers, fight for the achievement of America; may we make sacrifices worthy of those proud men and women who fought for us, labored for us, bled soil from the beaches of Normandy to the fields of Gettysburg for us.
We are opposed to the line of compromise with imperialism. At the same time, we cannot tolerate the practice of only shouting against imperialism, but, in actual fact, being afraid to fight it.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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