Saturday, June 2, 2012

Top 10 Fightin’ Quotes

   
The term fight or fighting can have a malevolent or negative connotation.  My intent for its use on my blog is about the spirit, drive and will.  I thought I would post some of the more inspiring quotes representing the spirited side of “the fight.”  I have to admit, as I did my research, I found some of the better quotes come from the most unlikely of sources.  Here are my top 10:

#10
“To survive it is often necessary to fight and to fight you have to dirty yourself.”
George Orwell, English novelist and journalist



#9
“I have not yet begun to fight!”
John Paul Jones, U.S. Naval Fighter




#8
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.”
Margaret Thatcher, Former British Prime Minister




#7
“Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster.”
Sun Tzu, Chinese Military General, Strategist and Philosopher



#6
“I've been fighting my whole life.”
Chuck Zito, Actor, Boxer, Bodyguard, Stuntman




#5
“I was only the servant of my country and had I, at any moment, failed to express her unflinching resolve to fight and conquer, I should at once have been rightly cast aside.”
Winston Churchill, Former British Prime Minister



#4
“Those who live are those who fight.”
Victor Hugo, French Poet, Playwright




#3
“It's not the size of the dog in the fight; it's the size of the fight in the dog.”
Mark Twain, an American Author and Humorist



#2
“In this life, to earn your place you have to fight for it.”
Shakira, Colombian Singer-Songwriter




#1
“The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses - behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.”
Muhammad Ali, Former Professional Boxer