battle Quotes

I have this very kind of like heterodox idea of what an education is, what underpins identity. I don't think I'm very easily pigeon holed in any of those boxes, so I confront this. I have a staff full of young people who came up in a very different tradition and who feel very fired up about the big identity battles. I listen and I try to navigate them, but I don't find them mapping onto my life in a personal way which is, which is hard.
 
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— Lydia Polgreen
You find yourself refreshed in the presence of cheerful people. Why not make an honest effort to confer that pleasure on others? Half the battle is gained if you never allow yourself to say anything gloomy.
 
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— Lydia M. Child
Whoso does not see that genuine life is a battle and a march has poorly read his origin and his destiny.
 
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— Lydia M. Child
When you look out into the world and you turn on the news and it's just so dark, it's still there. But it's the battle, it's the struggle with that, and at the same time to recognize that happiness and love and all those things exist as well.
 
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— Lupe Fiasco
The battle of the euro is being fought right now in Spain and Italy...The future of the euro is at stake in the next few weeks...
 
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— Luis de Guindos
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
 
— Ludwig Wittgenstein
In a battle between force and an idea, the latter always prevails.
 
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— Ludwig von Mises
It is merely a metaphor to call competition competitive war, or simply, war. The function of battle is destruction; of competition, construction.
 
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— Ludwig von Mises
It must be splendid to command millions of people in great national ventures, to lead a hundred thousand to victory in battle. But it seems to me greater still to discover fundamental truths in a very modest room with very modest means - truths that will still be foundations of human knowledge when the memory of these battles is painstakingly preserved only in the archives of the historian.
 
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— Ludwig Boltzmann
I'm polite. I guess that's the dichotomy within me. I don't like to piss people off just for the sake of pissing them off. I pick my battles.
 
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— Lucinda Williams
I'm just like this. I have no talent for choosing my battles. Life seems, strangely, like a battle to me. The whole thing.
 
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— Louise Penny
Even those who lose the battle are not cowards - if they have fought.
 
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— Louise Closser Hale
The young women in my classes are feisty and clever and believe, often with the passion of youthful optimism, that feminism is a battle already won. I worry for them - and for my daughters, too.
 
tags: women feminism young believe worries battle passion daughter
— Louise Brown
I warn you that when the princes of this world start loving you it means they are going to grind you up into battle sausage.
 
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— Louis-Ferdinand Celine
The aim of military training is not just to prepare men for battle, but to make them long for it.
 
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— Louis Simpson
Outsidetheir laboratories, thephysicianand chemist are soldiers without arms on the field of battle.
 
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— Louis Pasteur
What have the masses been clamoring for? Jobs and welfare, and they got 'em. They've also got unions and managements like two armies converting the whole economy into a battleground with the customers as victims, except that the victims are also in the army. They think in battle terms by day and like customers at night.
 
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— Louis O. Kelso
Decent artists go through bad times but eventually they do get recognized. It's by no means a battle lost. Yet.
 
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— Louis Auchincloss
One of the goals of philosophy is wage theoretical battle. That is why we can say that every thesis is always, by its very nature, an antithesis. A thesis is only ever put forward in opposition to another thesis, or in defence of a new one.
 
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— Louis Althusser
Occasionally, the whole class struggle may be summed up in the struggle for one word against another word. Certain words struggle amongst themselves as enemies. Other words are the site of an ambiguity: the stake in a decisive but undecided battle
 
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— Louis Althusser
In the battle that is philosophy all the techniques of war, including looting and camouflage, are permissible.
 
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— Louis Althusser
Your bat is your life. It's your weapon. You don't want to go into battle with anything that feels less than perfect
 
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— Lou Brock
The great object of life is Sensation - to feel that we exist - even though in pain - it is this "craving void" which drives us to gaming - to battle - to travel - to intemperate but keenly felt pursuits of every description whose principal attraction is the agitation inseparable from their accomplishment.
 
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— Lord Byron
The State is competent to assign duties and draw the line between good and evil only in its immediate sphere. Beyond the limits of things necessary for its well-being, it can only give indirect help to fight the battle of life by promoting the influences which prevail against temptation-religion, education, and the distribution of wealth.
 
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— Lord Acton
I saw in States' rights the only availing check upon the absolutism of the sovereign will, and secession filled me with hope, not as the destruction but as the redemption of Democracy.... Therefore I deemed that you were fighting the battles of our liberty, our progress, and our civilization, and I mourn for the stake which was lost at Richmond more deeply than I rejoice over that which was saved at Waterloo.
 
— Lord Acton
A trial is still an ordeal by battle. For the broadsword there is the weight of evidence; for the battle-ax the force of logic; for the sharp spear, the blazing gleam of truth; for the rapier, the quick and flashing knife of wit.
 
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— Lloyd Paul Stryker
There is, for instance, only one page at the beginning of Runciman's three-volume History of the Crusades describing how the participants decided to begin four hundred years of wars, and then several thousand pages devoted to the routes, battles and other events which make up the "history" of the Crusades.
 
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— Lloyd deMause
MC's they retreat cause they know I can beat 'em,And eat 'em in a battle and the ref won't cheat 'em.I'm the best takin' out all rookies,So forget Oreos...eat Cool J cookies.
 
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— LL Cool J
I've never been the battle guy that people perceive me as. I don't even want to battle. I take it to the people, man. I say what I got to say. You know what I'm saying? I'm like the guy that has the gun and shoots you when you try to rob him, you know? I don't really pull out the inches and try to shoot the brothers.
 
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— LL Cool J
Constantly there's a credibility issue; you're judged on how you look. If you look good, people assume you aren't credible. It's a battle you'll always fight if you're on TV and a female.
 
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— Lisa Guerrero
But will I always love her? Does my love for her reside in my head or my heart? The scientist in her believed that emotion resulted from complex limbic brain circuitry that was for her, at this very moment, trapped in the trenches of a battle in which there would be no survivors. The mother in her believed that the love she hadd for her daughter was safe from the mayhem in her mind, because it lived in her heart.
 
tags: heart emotion moment brain battle mind mother daughter scientist complex
— Lisa Genova
Know that there is nothing you can't aspire to do. Take offense. Bide your time. Pick your battles. Take revenge when you can - and never pull the ladder up after you.
 
tags: time revenge battle
— Linda Hirshman
An unprecedented number of uniformed males, marching, parading and engaging in mock battles in every region of Great Britain brought a pleasant frisson of excitement into many normally quiet and deeply repetitive female lives.
 
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— Linda Colley
The best way to battle fear is with courage. You have to look at the opposite of fear: Fear is scared of courage.
 
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— Lilly Singh
Abram, having failed in Genesis 13, comes through with flying colors in this battle of faith because he aligns himself with God, and he refuses to allow his heart to be compromised by the possibility of taking the riches that this world can offer.
 
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— Ligon Duncan
In the Han Dynasty, XiangYu was very brave and wonmany battles, but in the endhe failed. Treat people withsincerity and build a goodorganization. Otherwise, itdoesn't matter how famous or how capable you are.
 
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— Li Ka-shing
Nervousness is caused by wanting two opposing things at the same time, one consciously and the other subconsciously. The battle is resolved when you make the subconscious desire conscious. On the other hand, if you know what you are, there will be no conflicts. You can do that through seeking. It is not necessary to understand the negative. It is far better to be positive. Be Your Self.
 
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— Lester Levenson
Right now, our mother - our mother - all of our mothers, Mother Earth is hurting. And she needs a generation of thoughtful, caring and active kids like all of you to protect her for the future. You can help us win the battle to clean up our air, our water, our land, to protect our forests, our oceans and our wildlife.
 
tags: future earth right help ocean battle water mother kids
— Leonardo DiCaprio
A woman watches her body uneasily, as though it were an unreliable ally in the battle for love.
 
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— Leonard Cohen
My first book was rejected nine times. It turned out to be a best seller, Battle Cry? in 1953.
 
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— Leon Uris