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My dad was a Communist Party member who fought for his country.
Labour politicians for generations have fought to bring democracy to the House of Lords.
I'm a conservative, pro-life governor in a state where it is really tough to be both. A state like New Jersey, with lots of Democrats, but still we cut taxes, we balanced budgets. We fought the teacher's union.
Either a war has to be fought, or it doesn't.
There are wars being fought! Who cares what I'm doing on a Saturday night? I'm not even a celebrity.
America is a country of fighters. People who fought their way in and then continued fighting.
When people discuss the 1960s and the great Civil Rights Era, they often speak in romantic terms as if there wasn't immense work put in, and as if there wasn't immense sacrifice that took place. But none of those battles were easily fought and won; there were sustained movements behind them.
I've fought court battles over my inventions before.
Maybe more climate activists will think about the climate change not as an international problem to be resolved in an air-conditioned meeting hall, but as a guerilla war to be fought in the streets.
Kids flew B-17s in daylight bombing raids over Germany in World War II. Kids fought in Korea and Vietnam.
Citizens United fought to defend our right to free speech - and won a great victory in the United States Supreme Court.
I would love for women to be focused on maximum wage, and I have fought to be recognized with equality for a long time.
The tech and tech media world are meritocracies. To fall back to race as the reason why people don't break out in our wonderful oasis of openness is to do a massive injustice to what we've fought so hard to create.
Physical access is one of the very first issues disability rights activists of the 1960s and '70s fought for.
It would be better if only the old men fought the wars. Every country is the country of youth. When its youth dies, it dies with them.
No two wars are ever the same. Some are just, some are unjust, but the basic commonality shared between them all is that young men and women heeded a call to service, overcame their fear, and fought for their side.
Mubarak came to power as a hero who fought bravely in Egypt's wars and headed the nation's air force.
CBS fought very hard on this because it believed and believes that there's a principle at stake here. The principle is that Dan Rather doesn't work for the police, and that people that speak to Dan Rather understand that he's a journalist and not a police agent.
I never fought much. It just wasn't my thing. I suppose I could, but I've never got into fights. Not a real one.
New ideas should confront old ideas. We must refer to the example of Europe. People have fought to make Europe what it is today. Freedom is not something that is served up on a plate.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
My sister and I fought a lot when we were kids. I was the little bratty sister, and she would kind of walk away, not wanting to be associated with me.
I grew up in a very small country town in Victoria. I had a very normal, low-key kind of upbringing. I went to school, I hung out with my friends, I fought with my younger sisters. It was all very normal.
In China, export lobbies have fought for policies that favor their interests and limit foreign competition.
I love to come home and work on one of my other jobs. Just to remember that the floors gotta be mopped, and that everything isn't centered around what you fought about in Washington last week.
How do you tell troops who volunteered to fight for our freedoms that the country they fought for won't take care of them when they come back? In the time of war our troops and their families are supposed to be our number one priority.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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