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With the first album, I wanted to do so many different things, and I was fighting with myself to try and see if I was worthy enough to do it.
I know it's politically incorrect but I enjoy things like the kick boxing and cock fighting.
I started out fighting before I was acting, actually, then got hurt and got into the acting.
I have been fighting over commas all my life.
If you are strong and fighting the weak, then if you kill your opponent, then you are a scoundrel... if you let him kill you, then you are an idiot. So here is a dilemma which others have suffered before us, and for which as far as I can see, there is simply no escape.
Martin Van Creveld
The Obama administration is fighting to block access to names of visitors to the White House, taking up the Bush administration argument that a president doesn't have to reveal who comes calling to influence policy decisions.
One thing I can take credit for, along with the rest of show business, is when the red ribbons were out, we cured AIDS. Any advancements that came towards fighting AIDS were not done by scientists or doctors - it was people with little ribbons on their lapels.
But to the fighting soldier that phase of the war is behind. It was left behind after his first battle. His blood is up. He is fighting for his life, and killing now for him is as much a profession as writing is for me.
Turning 30 was when my parents both got cancer and were fighting it and beat it, but their mortality started to get to me. Everything wasn't as hunky-dory like it was.
Dieting by portion control doesn't work because one is constantly fighting addictive drives.
I really hated fighting people and hurting them, but felt unable to stop.
Commerce has changed the ethics of citizenship and the incentives for national service. America now buys private contractors - we used to call them mercenaries - to do the country's fighting.
It is much easier to fight through this thing called life with someone, as opposed to fighting alone. I absolutely want to be a wife and to come home to somebody who I know adores me.
I'm still fighting really hard to get any role I get. If it's comedy, I go for the laughs. And if it's drama, I try to tell the truth, and try to play the real stakes of whatever scenario the character's in.
To me, it's not necessarily about whom you vote for, it's more about the fact that you go out and exercise that right. There's a lot of people who fight for our right to vote and people in other countries fighting for other peoples' right to vote and I think everyone should exercise that vote.
Robert Griffin III
'The Queen Is Dead' is not merely the Smiths' best album, but it is one of those timeless, perfect, inexhaustible artifacts that could only have been made by a gang of sullen, sun-deprived rock & roll boys fighting off adulthood tooth and nail.
I think my fighting skills have certainly been improved by working with Peter Jackson.
Richard C. Armitage
Families fighting childhood cancer should not have to worry about where they're going to get the next dose of the drug they need to save their child's life.
I'm a Hall of Famer and I'm still fighting for it because I love the game and I love to play.
I think what the Tea Party movement is - I'm all for it; they're out there fighting for our rights, fighting for what our forefathers stood for.
Stopping crime before it occurs is the most effective crime fighting tool of all.
Somebody said something really smart: It's like you end up being the defense attorney for your role. Your job is to defend their point of view. You're fighting for what they want. You learn that in acting school - it's Acting 1A: 'What do you want? What's in the way?'
We need new partnerships in fighting terrorism and building peace.
I had a bonding problem when I went off and boxed for five years. I was over in Europe and Asia fighting because I wanted to do something different; I was tired of acting. But the thing is, when I was done doing that, I couldn't get a job.
You learn from playing against the best players and the best teams, and we're going to keep fighting and figuring out ways to beat them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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