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Nigerian politics has been, since the military dictatorships, largely non-ideological. Rather than a battle of ideas, it is about who can pump in the most money and buy the most access.

Tags: Money, Politics  ✍ Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.

Tags: Rights, Women  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

No one has been barred on account of his race from fighting or dying for America, there are no white or colored signs on the foxholes or graveyards of battle.

Tags: America, Fighting  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not yield to the tongue.

Tags: Political, Tongue  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

One may summon his philosophy when they are beaten in battle, not till then.

Tags: May, Philosophy  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

A great deal of my battle, as an actor, is to whittle away the things that make me self-conscious and try to trick myself into not being self-conscious. So, it's always a challenge, whether I'm lying in a hospital bed or flying around with a rocket pack on my back, or what have you. On the best of days, it's a challenge for me.

Tags: Best, Great  ✍ Author: Billy Campbell

What is at a peak is certain to decline. He who shows his hand will surely be defeated. He who can prevail in battle by taking advantage of his enemy's doubts is invincible.

Tags: Enemy, Hand  ✍ Author: Maria Cantwell

It's a constant battle for everybody, but you need to be happy with yourself.

Tags: Happy, Yourself  ✍ Author: Gina Carano

War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.

Tags: Fight, War  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

If you have no faith, you've lost your battle.

Tags: Faith, Lost  ✍ Author: Bill Cosby

We've got to win this battle, and we will. We have to win the peace.

Tags: Peace, Win  ✍ Author: Al D\'Amato

In a way, 'On the Road''s greatest victory is that nobody's eyes will be opened any longer by reading it; the last time I met any young people who were actually 'on the road' was when I covered Occupy St. Louis. Those few, dirty kids were fighting a battle even they couldn't articulate.

Tags: Greatest, Time  ✍ Author: Dinesh D\'Souza

A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded.

Tags: Actually, Someone  ✍ Author: Tyne Daly

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.

Tags: Great, Lost  ✍ Author: Frederick Douglass

It's a never ending battle of making your cars better and also trying to be better yourself.

Tags: Car, Yourself  ✍ Author: Dale Earnhardt

For the entire state of Georgia, having the premiere of Gone With the Wind on home ground was like winning the Battle of Atlanta 75 years late.

Tags: Home, Winning  ✍ Author: Al Edwards

She represented the distilled essence of the battle between the sexes.

Tags: Between, She  ✍ Author: Al Edwards

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

Tags: Found, Useless  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

Pessimism never won any battle.

Tags: Pessimism, Won  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.

Tags: Blood, Worth  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.

Tags: Politics, Work  ✍ Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower

This battle for 'common-sense' gun control laws pits emotion and passion against logic and reason. All too often in such a contest, logic loses. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation. Good news - if you're a crook.

Tags: Good, Passion  ✍ Author: Larry Elder

When do you know you're insane? And when do you known you're sane? I think I treat a fine line between the two. It's a battle to function, but somehow I manage.

Tags: Between, Treat  ✍ Author: Siobhan Fahey

The fleet being thus more inclosed will more readily observe the signals, and with greater facility form itself into the line of battle a circumstance which should be kept in view in every order of sailing.

Tags: Line, Order  ✍ Author: Giovanni Falcone

So long as large armies go to battle, so long will the air arm remain their spearhead.

Tags: Large, Remain  ✍ Author: James Fallows
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I have a tendency toward the pleasures of the flesh. It's a battle for me, as far as weight and things like that. But I'm curbing them because I want to continue to do comedy, and the two don't mix. So I try to fight those demons.

Tags: Fight, Try  ✍ Author: Chris Farley

Whether we call it religion or faith, we all battle for a balanced integrated soul.

Tags: Faith, Religion  ✍ Author: Vera Farmiga

I don't look at life as a battle or as a fight.

Tags: Fight, Life  ✍ Author: Michael J. Fox

Great, big, serious novels always get awards. If it's a battle between a great, big, serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed.

Tags: Funny, Great  ✍ Author: Neil Gaiman

On the contrary, woman is the best equipped fighting machine that ever went to battle.

Tags: Best, Woman  ✍ Author: Paul Gallico

There's an internal battle. I need to work, I need to work, I need to work and I need to be home with my kids and the kids win.

Tags: Home, Work  ✍ Author: Jennifer Garner

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

Tags: Lost, War  ✍ Author: Charles de Gaulle

In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.

Tags: Themselves, Time  ✍ Author: Ulysses S. Grant

Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and another hand reaches out to take up our arms.

Tags: Death, May  ✍ Author: Che Guevara

Once the mass of the defending infantry become possessed of low moral, the battle is as good as lost.

Tags: Good, Lost  ✍ Author: Douglas Haig

The battle is all over except the 'shouting' when one knows what is wanted and has made up his mind to get it, whatever the price may be.

Tags: May, Mind  ✍ Author: Napoleon Hill

If the Union is once severed, the line of separation will grow wider and wider, and the controversies which are now debated and settled in the halls of legislation will then be tried in fields of battle and determined by the sword.

Tags: Once, Union  ✍ Author: Andrew Jackson

I think right now it's a battle for the mindshare of developers and for the mindshare of customers, and right now iPhone and Android are winning that battle.

Tags: Customers, Winning  ✍ Author: Steve Jobs

Treating your adversary with respect is striking soft in battle.

Tags: Respect, Soft  ✍ Author: Samuel Johnson

The great Chinese classics have always said that it's better not to fight; that the clever man achieves his ends without violence; that a battle delayed is better than a battle fought.

Tags: Fight, Great  ✍ Author: John Keegan

No one will ever win the battle of the sexes; there's too much fraternizing with the enemy.

Tags: Enemy, Win  ✍ Author: Henry A. Kissinger

Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country.

Tags: Country, Humanity  ✍ Author: Marquis de Lafayette

It is against this concept of the sovereign state, a state isolated by protectionism and militarism, that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle.

Tags: Against, State  ✍ Author: Christian Lous Lange

This is going to become a battle for access to your home and office plus mobility. It's about who can provide the biggest and least expensive and fastest pipe to your home and office and offer you a mobility feature.

Tags: Become, Home  ✍ Author: Steve Largent

When I hear a guy lost a battle to cancer, that really did bother me, that that's a term. It implies that he failed and that somebody else that defeated cancer is heroic and courageous.

Tags: Else, Lost  ✍ Author: Norm MacDonald

All the arts are predominantly national, and therefore the Australian Film Commission should be funding us. The battle gets more and more vicious each year.

Tags: Film, Year  ✍ Author: Ed Macauley

It's the progressive left in this country that has viciously and systematically slimed female conservatives for their beliefs. We have the well-worn battle scars to prove it.

Tags: Country, Left  ✍ Author: Michelle Malkin

As a man sow, shall he reap. and I know that talk is cheap. But the heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory.

Tags: Talk, Victory  ✍ Author: Bob Marley

People do not want words - they want the sound of battle - the battle of destiny.

Tags: Destiny, Words  ✍ Author: Gamal Abdel Nasser

It is warm work; and this day may be the last to any of us at a moment. But mark you! I would not be elsewhere for thousands. - at the Battle of Copenhagen.

Tags: May, Work  ✍ Author: Horatio Nelson

Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it.

Tags: Faith, Life  ✍ Author: Reinhold Niebuhr

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

Tags: Campaign, Office  ✍ Author: Richard M. Nixon

When you try to battle with John Ford, you have to give in.

Tags: Give, Try  ✍ Author: Maureen O\'Hara

I'm no longer just a candidate. I'm the President. I know what it means to send young Americans into battle, for I have held in my arms the mothers and fathers of those who didn't return. I've shared the pain of families who've lost their homes, and the frustration of workers who've lost their jobs.

Tags: Lost, Pain  ✍ Author: Barack Obama

This country owes them all a debt of gratitude. The down payment on that debt is making sure that we live up to Lincoln's charge: to care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan.

Tags: Care, Gratitude  ✍ Author: Dave Obey

We don't consider the battle has ended in Afghanistan... The battle has begun and its fires are picking up. These fires will reach the White House, because it is the center of injustice and tyranny.

Tags: House, Injustice  ✍ Author: Timothy Olyphant

Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there.

Tags: Lost, Won  ✍ Author: George Orwell

There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle... There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender.

Tags: Between, Leadership  ✍ Author: Peter Pace

It is not a field of a few acres of ground, but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we defeat the enemy in one battle, or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.

Tags: Enemy, Few  ✍ Author: Thomas Paine

Eating healthy is a constant battle. I love chips. I'm a huge pasta fan.

Tags: Healthy, Love  ✍ Author: Hayden Panettiere

Battle is an orgy of disorder.

Tags: Disorder  ✍ Author: George S. Patton

The time to take counsel of your fears is before you make an important battle decision. That's the time to listen to every fear you can imagine! When you have collected all the facts and fears and made your decision, turn off all your fears and go ahead!

Tags: Fear, Time  ✍ Author: George S. Patton

No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.

Tags: Enemy, Plan  ✍ Author: Colin Powell

The heroes of Flight 93 won the first battle in the War on Terror, and they should never be forgotten.

Tags: War, Won  ✍ Author: Jim Ramstad

In the Muslim world, there are many people who have been vocal and we have been very vocal against extremists. But how to win this battle is an ongoing battle. And we must continue to wage the battle for peace.

Tags: Peace, Win  ✍ Author: Melissa Rauch

Sufis teach that we first must battle and destroy the evil within ourselves by shining upon it the good within, and then we learn to battle the evil in others by helping their higher selves gain control of their lower selves.

Tags: Evil, Good  ✍ Author: Melissa Rauch

A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win.

Tags: Win, Wise  ✍ Author: Francois de La Rochefoucauld

We can never learn too much of His will towards us, too much of His messages and His advice. The Bible is His word and its study gives at once the foundation for our faith and an inspiration to battle onward in the fight against the tempter.

Tags: Faith, Fight  ✍ Author: John D. Rockefeller

The biggest battle that I have is being a woman in the world. That takes center stage for me.

Tags: Takes, Woman  ✍ Author: Zoe Saldana

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

Tags: Bravery, Risk  ✍ Author: Aulis Sallinen

I'm not here to battle anybody. In the end it's just an instrument. That shouldn't be a concept.

Tags: End, Here  ✍ Author: Paul Samuelson

Christianity affects your whole life. I feel I'm more competitive, a better player, but off the field is where there is always a battle.

Tags: Life, Whole  ✍ Author: Barry Sanders

The thrill, believe me, is as much in the battle as in the victory.

Tags: Thrill, Victory  ✍ Author: David Sarnoff

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

Tags: Lost, Thinks  ✍ Author: Jean-Paul Sartre

A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two.

Tags: Party, Quarrel  ✍ Author: Albert Schweitzer

In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win.

Tags: Fight, Knowledge  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.

Tags: Bad, Soul  ✍ Author: George Bernard Shaw

Usually in a battle sequence when a bomb is going off, you forget you're acting.

Tags: Acting, Forget  ✍ Author: Charlie Sheen

If the battle for civilization comes down to the wimps versus the barbarians, the barbarians are going to win.

Tags: Wimps, Win  ✍ Author: Thomas Sowell

Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.

Tags: Life, Marriage  ✍ Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Will never rise to fight again.

Tags: Fight, May  ✍ Author: Jorma Taccone

There will always be that dreadful monster prejudice to do extra battle against because of their color.

Tags: Against, Color  ✍ Author: Major Taylor

The battle for women's rights has been largely won.

Tags: Equality, Women  ✍ Author: Margaret Thatcher

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

Tags: Fight, May  ✍ Author: Margaret Thatcher

Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive and don't ever apologize for anything.

Tags: Bring, Put  ✍ Author: Harry S. Truman

Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.

Tags: War, Win  ✍ Author: Donald Trump

Thus it is that in war the victorious strategist only seeks battle after the victory has been won, whereas he who is destined to defeat first fights and afterwards looks for victory.

Tags: After, War  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.

Tags: Few, Makes  ✍ Author: Mike Tyson

I'm fighting a losing battle here: I'm trying to lose some weight. I love chocolate; that's one of my biggest downfalls. I haven't gotten a whole lot of chocolate, thank goodness, because I'd probably be about 300 pounds.

Tags: Love, Trying  ✍ Author: Carrie Underwood

My first book was rejected nine times. It turned out to be a best seller, Battle Cry? in 1953.

Tags: Best, Book  ✍ Author: Leon Uris

In America, we have always taken it as an article of faith that we 'battle' cancer; we attack it with knives, we poison it with chemotherapy or we blast it with radiation. If we are fortunate, we 'beat' the cancer. If not, we are posthumously praised for having 'succumbed after a long battle.'

Tags: America, Faith  ✍ Author: Jacques Verges

I'm not looking for a battle with anybody, neither the council nor our labor partners.

Tags: Anybody, Looking  ✍ Author: Antonio Villaraigosa

The public relations warriors fought and lost Monte Carlo's Battle of the Magazine Covers.

Tags: Lost, Public  ✍ Author: Vernor Vinge

We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.

Tags: Humanity, Win  ✍ Author: Abdoulaye Wade

I had my own battle tactics.

Tags: Tactics  ✍ Author: Lech Walesa

A battle is developing between them' I say developing, because it's not yet on.

Tags: Between, Developing  ✍ Author: Murray Walker

The Sangh Parivar, against which I had been waging a war, misled the people. My opponents used the Election Commission and the bureaucracy to win a political battle.

Tags: Political, War  ✍ Author: Lalu Prasad Yadav

Sons of Islam everywhere, the jihad is a duty - to establish the rule of Allah on earth and to liberate your countries and yourselves from America's domination and its Zionist allies, it is your battle - either victory or martyrdom.

Tags: Allah, Islam  ✍ Author: Ilya Yashin

Hamas' battle is against the Zionist occupation in the Palestinian land. Hamas has no desire to change its battlefield.

Tags: Against, Change  ✍ Author: Ilya Yashin

Our main battle has always been against Israeli soldiers and Jewish settlers.

Tags: Against, Soldiers  ✍ Author: Ilya Yashin

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