A Quote by Reverend Sidney Strong on age, earth, endings, expectation, fighting, future, good, heaven, joy, songs, and work

What is old age good for? No sadder sight on earth than to see one come to the last days, fruitless - when a harvest is expected. The summer ended, the autumn here and yet no reaper's songs of joy. No more glorious sight on earth or in heaven is there than to see the veteran, having finished his work, fought his fight, with the light of the future crowning, shining upon him!

Reverend Sidney Strong

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A Quote by Plato on fighting and money

All wars are fought for the sake of getting money.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Plato on body, fighting, love, lust, money, service, and war

Whence comes war and fighting, and factions? Whence but from the body and the lust of the body? Wars are occasioned by the love of money, and money has to be acquired for the same and service of the body.

Plato (c.427 - 347 BC)

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A Quote by Orson Scott Card on fighting, honor, justice, and life

It was just him and me. He fought with honor. If it weren't for his honor, he and the others would have beaten me together. They might have killed me, then. His sense of honor saved my life. I didn't fight with honor . . . I fought to win.

Orson Scott Card

Source: Ender's Game

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A Quote by Oliver Cromwell on conscience, fear, fighting, god, love, and men

Such men as had the fear of God before them and as made some conscience of what they did . . . the plain russet-coated captain that knows what he fights for and loves what he knows.

Oliver Cromwell (1599 - 1658)

Source: Letters of Sept. 1643

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A Quote by Norman Mailer on animals, fighting, greed, horses, lust, meetings, politics, and practicality

A political convention is after all not a meeting of a corporation's board of directors; it is a fiesta, a carnival, a pig-rooting, horse-snorting, band-playing, voice-screaming medieval get-together of greed, practical lust, meeting, feud, vendetta, conciliation, of rabble-rousers, fist fights (as it used to be), embraces, drunks (again as it used to be) and collective rivers of animal sweat.

Norman Mailer (1923 -)

Source: Some Honorable Men: Political Conventions

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A Quote by Nikos Katzenzakis on books, christ, death, defeat, fear, fighting, pain, struggle, suffering, and temptation

This book was not written because I wanted to offer a supreme model to the man who struggles; I wanted to show him that he must not fear pain, temptation or death - because all three can be conquered, all three have already been conquered. Christ suffered pain, and since then pain has been sanctified. Temptation fought until the very last moment to lead him astray, and Temptation was defeated. Christ died on the Cross, and at that instant death was vanquished forever.

Nikos Katzenzakis

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A Quote by Neal A. Maxwell on day, facts, fighting, and time

Your task is to conquer yourselves, not ships, lands and castles. This battle is the one in which you especially are to 'come off conqueror.' It is fought every day. In fact, it is a continuing process which commenced a long, long time ago.

Neal Maxwell (1926 -)

Source: Commencement, Ricks College, April 2000, © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Napoleon Hill on fighting and victory

Victory is always possible for the person who refuses to stop fighting.

Napoleon Hill

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A Quote by Napoléon Buonaparte (Napoléon I) on country, death, equality, fighting, liberty, memory, men, people, soldiers, and tyranny

Washington is dead! This great man fought against Tyranny; he established the liberty of his country. His memory will always be dear to the French people, as it will be to all free men of the two worlds; and especially to French soldiers, who, like him and the American soldiers, have combated for liberty and equality.

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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