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All battles are fought by scared men who would have rather have been somewhere else. - John Wayne


It may be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet. - Damon Runyon


No, no! The energy of life may be Kept on after the grave, but not begun; And he who flagged not in the earthly strife, From strength to strength advancing, only he His soul well-knit, and all his battles won, Mounts, and that hardly, to eternal life. - Matthew Arnold


Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle. - [n]


Every human being on this earth is born with a tragedy, and it isn't original sin. He's born with the tragedy that he has to grow up. That he has to leave the nest, the security, and go out to do battle. He has to lose everything that is lovely and fight for a new loveliness of his own making, and it's a tragedy. A lot of people don't have the courage to do it. - Helen Hayes


Controversy: A battle in which spittle or ink replaces the injurious cannon-ball and the inconsiderate bayonet. (The Devil's Dictionary) - Ambrose Bierce


That was not the biggest battle that ever was, but for me it always typified one thing-the dash, the ingenuity, the readiness at the first opportunity that characterizes the American soldier. - Dwight David Eisenhower


Here is the answer which I will give to President Roosevelt. We shall not fail or falter; we shall not weaken or tire. Neither the sudden shock of battle nor the long-drawn trials of vigilance and exertion will wear us down. Give us the tools and we will finish the job. - Sir Winston Churchill