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I just think that there are those people that their resolve is strengthened by what it is that's keeping them down, and there are some people that will buckle under it. You never know which one is which until you get into the eighth or ninth round of the fight.
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.
If you don't have any fight in you, you might as well be dead.
I had to fight like hell to convince people I was beautiful in my own Polish half-breed way.
Fight the power that be. Fight the power.
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.
There is so much temptation to hold on to my career even more now. To try to micromanage and dictate every little aspect. But that's not how I want to do things anymore. I'm thinking about how can I trust God more. How can I surrender more? How can I bring him more glory? It's a fight. But it's one I'm going to keep fighting.
I am Maradona, who makes goals, who makes mistakes. I can take it all, I have shoulders big enough to fight with everybody.
Above all, you must fight conceit, envy, and every kind of ill-feeling in your heart.
Lesbians and gays... they still have to fight, even inside. It's not that simple, even if they seem to be accepted.
I propose to fight it out on this line if it takes all summer.
Ulysses S. Grant
It is easier to fight for one's principles than to live up to them.
Everyone knows that if you've got a brother, you're going to fight.
Who has a harder fight than he who is striving to overcome himself.
Thomas a Kempis
I've never been in a street fight.
You become very angry and depressed that you keep getting offered only these exceedingly demure and repressed roles. They're so not me. That's why films like Fight Club were so important to me because I think I confounded certain stereotypes and limited perceptions of what I could do as an actress.
Helena Bonham Carter
If you really believe that you're making a difference and that you can leave a legacy of better schools and jobs and safer streets, why would you not spend the money? The objective is to improve the schools, bring down crime, build affordable housing, clean the streets - not to have a fair fight.
Terrible is the fight put up by the senses. Fight bravely! Conquer them you must.
For me, half the joy of achieving has been the struggle and the fight, the pitting myself against the world and all its competition - and winning.
I hope my own children never have to fight a war.
George H. W. Bush
Colonialism deprives you of your self-esteem and to get it back you have to fight to redress the balance.
Trumpet players see each other, and it's like we're getting ready to square off or get into a fight or something.
Most of my arguments with musicians through the years have had more to do with their attitude about music, or their attitude about their own lives, or their personal responsibility. Music has never really been the big centerpiece of the fight.
In America, now, let us - Christian, Jew, Muslim, agnostic, atheist, wiccan, whatever - fight nativism with the same strength and conviction that we fight terrorism. My faith calls on its followers to love one's enemies. A tall order, that - perhaps the tallest of all.
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.
I don't take on a fight just for a fight. I don't tilt at windmills.
My neighborhood was rough, but I live a great life now. I don't fight that much now. I don't look for it anyway, but if someone hits your mother, whether you're a star, an accountant, or an astronaut or anything... I mean it's your mother, so I lost my mind.
I have to fight to keep my image really me... I rejected some gorgeous publicity shots because they just didn't look like me.
I don't fight. I don't believe in it.
We need men and women to sit down and talk to each other about sex honestly and openly. That would help us fight Aids so immediately. But our lack of communication is hugely problematic.
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