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Mental illness is a very powerful thing. If it is with you it is probably going to be there until the day you die. I am trying so hard to break mine, but it is not easy. It is my toughest fight ever.
From where the sun now stands I will fight no more.
It's the bullies who are afraid, are the ones that do all the fighting. It's not the secure kids that get out there and fight. It's the insecure kids.
I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer.
Ulysses S. Grant
Colonialism deprives you of your self-esteem and to get it back you have to fight to redress the balance.
People don't understand the kind of fight it takes to record what you want to record the way you want to record it.
There will always be a place for us somewhere, somehow, as long as we see to it that working people fight for everything they have, everything they hope to get, for dignity, equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life.
Madison Square Garden, November 1984. I don't recall taking too much fear into the ring. I knew I could fight. But I got a big shock. They put me in with this rough, tough veteran called Lionel Byarm. He tested me to the limit. But I fought my heart out and, in the end, I prevailed. The story of my life, in my very first fight.
To fight for one's country, to offer one's very life to promote the well being of the United States, is truly a noble undertaking. But so is the vigilance of the citizen who carefully examines our leaders to see if political problems are being solved by wars simply because this seems to be the easiest solution.
Walter Dean Myers
First fight. Then fiddle.
I am not interested in medals or titles. I don't need them. I need the love of the public and I fight for it.
We both agreed that Stalin was determined to hold out against the Germans. He told us he'd never let them get to Moscow. But if he was wrong, they'd go back to the Urals and fight. They'd never surrender.
W. Averell Harriman
The anarchist painter is not the one who will create anarchist pictures, but the one who will fight with all his individuality against official conventions.
I believe in, and will to the best of my ability fight for, equal rights and freedom of opinion for everyone, regardless of colour, religion, nationality, orientation - you know the rest.
I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.
I started to make a study of the art of war and revolution and, whilst abroad, underwent a course in military training. If there was to be guerrilla warfare, I wanted to be able to stand and fight with my people and to share the hazards of war with them.
If we don't fight hard enough for the things we stand for, at some point we have to recognize that we don't really stand for them.
We would fight not for the political future of a distant city, rather for principles whose destruction would ruin the possibility of peace and security for the peoples of the earth.
Everybody's life has some mythical quality. You struggle against obstacles, you fight to get to a higher level and there are great loves.
Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.
The fight against corruption is not bound to high-profile arrests and high-profile investigations. The fight against corruption is successful if you prevent corruption taking place in the first place.
In my fight against terrorism, to me, the biggest terrorist is Obama, and the United States of America.
I think segregation is bad, I think it's wrong, it's immoral. I'd fight against it with every breath in my body, but you don't need to sit next to a white person to learn how to read and write. The NAACP needs to say that.
Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but it is the prospect of a hot fight that brings out the crowds.
There is no prize in sales for second place. It's win or nothing. The masters know this and strive for - they fight for - that winning edge.
I remember saying goodbye to my father the night he left to join the Navy. He didn't have to. He was older than other servicemen and had a family to support but he wanted to be a part of the fight against fascism, not just make movies about it. I admired this about him.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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This is one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind.
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