"You must show no mercy, nor have any belief whatsoever in how others judge you...for your greatness will silence them all!"
- The Ultimate Warrior
Lili Des Bellons
"Boxing is not about your feelings, it's about performance."
- Manny Pacquiao
"Work hard for what you want because it won't come to you without a fight. You have to be strong and courageous and know that you can do anything you put your mind to. If somebody puts you down or criticizes you, just keep on believing in yourself and turn it into something positive."
- Leah LaBelle
"Every fighter has one fight that makes or breaks him."
- Elia Kazan
"You can do anything at the table except arm wrestle."
- Jeff Smith
"I don't have a tuxedo that fits anymore because my chest and my biceps are too big."
- Charlie Sheen
Wes L Cockx
"Prepare for the Brawl!"
"Remember your dreams and fight for them. You must know what you want from life. There is just one thing that makes your dream become impossible: the fear of failure."
- Paulo Coelho
"Know your enemy and know yourself, and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster."
- Sun Tzu
Ana Gomez Bernaus
"You fight, you try your best, but if you lose, you don't have to break five racquets and smash up the locker room. You can do those things, but when you've finished, nothing's changed. You've still lost. If something positive came from that, I probably would do it. But I see only negativity."
- Rafael Nadal
"The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character."
- Arnold Schwarzenegger
"Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain't all sunshine and rainbows. It's a very mean and nasty place, and I don't care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. You, me, or nobody is gonna hit as hard as life."
- Rocky Balboa
"You must not fight too often with one enemy, or you will teach him all your art of war."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
"If you always put limits on everything you do, physical or anything else, it will spread into your work and into your life. There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them."
- Bruce Lee
"He will win, who knows when to fight, and when not to fight."
- Sun Tzu
"Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning."
- Erwin Rommel
"There is no compromise when it comes to corruption. You have to fight it."
- A. K. Antony
"Every soldier must know, before he goes into battle, how the little battle he is to fight, fits into the larger picture, and how the success of his fighting will influence the battle as a whole."
- Bernard Law Montgomery
"A man who has nothing for which he is willing to fight, nothing which is more important than his own personal safety, is a miserable creature and has no chance of being free unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."
- John Stuart Mill
"The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care."
- Sue Kelly
"I'm not the sort to back away from a fight. I don't believe in shrinking from anything. It's not my speed; I'm a guy who meets adversities head on."
- John Wayne
"My greatest point is my persistence. I never give up in a match. However down I am, I fight until the last ball. My list of matches shows that I have turned a great many so-called irretrievable defeats into victories."
- Bjorn Borg
"You become a champion by fighting one more round. When things are tough, you fight one more round."
- James J. Corbett
"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it."
- Margaret Thatcher
"Better to fight for something than live for nothing."
- George S. Patton
"With the advent of chivalry, the art of boxing waned. The evolution of feudal aristocracy, with other and widely different exercises, pastimes and weapons from those of the common people, made boxing unfashionable."
- John Boyle O'Reilly
"I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"I think men know to seduce women though words and conversation and nice gestures. That's much sexier than when a man uses muscle."
- Donatella Versace
"I've had to learn to fight all my life - got to learn to keep smiling. If you smile things will work out."
- Serena Williams
"I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me... but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch."