Battling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 324 pages
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Familiar Quotations BattlingMost people hew the battlements of life from compromise, erecting their impregnable keeps from judicious submissions, fabricating their philosophical drawbacks from emotional retractions and scalding marauders in the boiling oil of sour grapes.ndash;AnonymousThe best of battles are won on our knees.ndash;AnonymousCollective property and individual property, these two banners will be the standards under which, from now on, the great battles of the future will be ought.ndash;Mikhail BakuninYou go for it. All the stops are out. Caution is to the wind, and you're battling with everything you have. That's the real fun of the game.ndash;Dan DierdorfYou don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.ndash;Marjorie HolmesHe lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dead fray.ndash;HomerAll of the significant battles are waged within the self.ndash;Sheldon KoppPick battles big enough to matter, but small enough to win.ndash;Jonathan KozolThe most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.ndash;David McKayProbably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there.ndash;George Orwell

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