Battle Quotes

Americans love to fight. All real Americans love the sting of battle

General George S. Patton

A good battle plan that you act on today can be better than a perfect one tomorrow

General George S. Patton

If I had believed in a God of rewards and punishments, I might have lost courage in battle

Napoleon Bonaparte

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it

Margaret Thatcher

Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster

Friedrich Nietzsche

A battle lost or won is easily described, understood, and appreciated, but the moral growth of a great nation requires reflection, as well as observation, to appreciate it.

Frederick Douglas

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win.

Margaret Thatcher

Pessimism never won any battle.

Dwight Eisenhower

A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.

Jean Paul Sartre

I believe in the battle - whether it's the battle of a campaign or the battle of this office, which is a continuing battle.

Richard Nixon

Man talks of a battle with Nature, forgetting that if he won the battle, he would find himself on the losing side.

E. F. Schumacher

In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.

Sallust

Battle is an orgy of disorder.

George S. Patton

One of the key qualities that you need to be a great hockey player is fantastic anticipation and feel for the game - if you know where the puck is going before it is hit, that is half the battle.

Wayne Gretzky

Freedom is a lonely battle, but if the United States doesn't lead it - sometimes imperfectly, but mostly with honor - who will?

Cal Thomas

In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Understand that all battles are waged on an unconscious level before they are begun on the conscious one, and this battle is no different. The power structure wishes us to believe that the only options available are those which they present to us, we know this is simply not true, and therefore we must redefine the terrain of this conflict, and clearly, it is a conflict of worldviews and agendas.

Teresa Stover

The battle for conservation cannot be limited to the winning of new conquests. Like liberty itself, conservation must be fought for unceasingly to protect earlier victories. There are always plenty of hogs who are trying to get natural resources for their own personal benefit! Public lands and parks, our forests and our mineral reserves, are subject to many destructive influences. We have to remain constantly vigilant to prevent raids by those who would selfishly exploit our common heritage for their private gain. Such raids on our natural resources are not examples of enterprise and initiative. They are attempts to take from all the people for the benefit of a few.

Harry S. Truman

France has lost the battle but she has not lost the war.

Charles de Gaulle

(Michael Astroff) says that forests are the ornaments of the earth, that they teach mankind to understand beauty and attune his mind to lofty sentiments. Forests temper a stern climate, and in countries where the climate is milder, less strength is wasted in the battle with nature, and the people are kind and gentle.

Anton Chekhov†

This is not a battle between the United States of America and terrorism, but between the free and democratic world and terrorism.

Tony Blair

It occurred to me that if I could invent a machine - a gun - which could by its rapidity of fire, enable one man to do as much battle duty as a hundred, that it would, to a large extent supersede the necessity of large armies, and consequently, exposure to battle and disease [would] be greatly diminished.†

Richard Jordan Gatling

As we try to change, we will discover within us a fierce struggle between our loyalty to that battle-scarred victim of his own childhood, our father, and the father we want to be. We must meet our childhood father at close range: get to know him, learn to forgive him, and somehow, go beyond him.

Augustus Y. Napier

Passionate hatreds can give meaning and purpose to an empty life. These people haunted by the purposelessness of their lives try to find a new content not only by dedicating themselves to a holy cause but also by nursing a fanatical grievance. A mass movement offers them unlimited opportunies for battle.

Eric Hoffer
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