Quotes with battle
Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.
In preparing for battle, I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.
The final battle against intolerance is to be fought -- not in the chambers of legislature -- but in the hearts of men.
Neurosis can be understood best as the battle between tendencies within an individual; deep character analysis leads, if successful, to the progressive solution.
The Anatomy of Human Destructiveness (1973)
[Regular people] have precious little time or resources to battle misguided Cinderella attitudes, the fringe propaganda of the homosexual coalition, the feminists who preach that it's a divine duty for women to hate men, blacks who raise a militant fist with one hand, while they seek preference with the other.
It is entirely seemly for a young man killed in battle to lie mangled by the bronze spear. In his death all things appear fair. But when dogs shame the gray head and gray chin and nakedness of an old man killed, it is the most piteous thing that happens among wretched mortals.
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to win success in spite of every barrier, is the price of all great achievements.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
A constant struggle, a ceaseless battle to bring success from inhospitable surroundings, is the price of all great achievements.
How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune (1896)
The Battle is endless...we who babble and froth at the mouth have been at it since eternity.
Henry Miller on Writing (1964)
So long as our troops are sleeping on sand, it would be nice if those Kuwaiti billionaires would get the hell out of the Presidential Suite of the Sheraton Hotel in the Saudi resort town of Taif in favor of a more battle-ready position.
During the first Persian Gulf War
Criticism is necessary and useful; it is often indispensable; but it can never take the place of action, or be even a poor substitute for it. The function of the mere critic is of very subordinate usefulness. It is the doer of deeds who actually counts in the battle for life, and not the man who looks on and says how the fight ought to be fought, without himself sharing the stress and the danger.
The expert in battle seeks his victory from strategic advantage and does not demand it from his men.
The battle for women’s rights has largely been won, I hate those strident tones we hear from some women’s libbers.