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Pope John Paul II not only visited Nigeria twice but stood by the country in its fight against dictatorship and injustice.
Diplomacy in a sense is the opposite of writing. You have to disperse yourself so much: the lady who comes in crying because she's had a fight with the secretary; exports and imports; students in trouble; thumbtacks for the embassy.
It's something that I think I'm going to have to fight against for most of my career, for people to take me seriously as an actor as opposed to a good-looking guy. It's not what I want to be known as.
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.
You've got to have a villain and they'll always make me a villain. I'm used to it - it makes me work harder and it makes me fight harder.
Floyd Mayweather, Jr.
The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care.
In the 21st century, I think the heroes will be the people who will improve the quality of life, fight poverty and introduce more sustainability.
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.
I like to change characters and then, slowly I believe the audience treat me as, like an actor who can fight. It's not like an action star.
Conquer we shall, but, we must first contend! It's not the fight that crowns us, but the end.
If a man consults whether he is to fight, when he has the power in his own hands, it is certain that his opinion is against fighting.
I wanted to fight in the Iraq war because I felt like I had an obligation as a human being to help free people from oppression.
Everybody's life has some mythical quality. You struggle against obstacles, you fight to get to a higher level and there are great loves.
The cost of adding a feature isn't just the time it takes to code it. The cost also includes the addition of an obstacle to future expansion. The trick is to pick the features that don't fight each other.
The battle against terrorism is not only a military fight but primarily a battle of information.
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.
And I remember leaving my place in L.A. and - my father is a big fight fan - and I said, 'Dad, I got a couple of days off and I'm getting ready to go to Houston to sign to fight Muhammad Ali.
All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests.
Sportsmanship and easygoing methods are all right, but it is the prospect of a hot fight that brings out the crowds.
We must fight as a race for everything that makes for a better country and a better world. We are dreaming idiots and trusting fools to do anything less.
What interests me in life is curiosity, challenges, the good fight with its victories and defeats.
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.
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.
If I have my opinion about something, you have your opinion about something, we don't have to fight over it. And we can have a conversation. We can also disagree without being disagreeable, and we can just disagree, which is fine. It doesn't mean that I don't like you, or you don't like me. We just disagree.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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