— James Baldwin (1924-1987) writer from the United States 1924 - 1987
„Therefore my tax-payer, resign yourself to this: that we may fight bravely, fight hard, fight long, fight cunningly, fight recklessly, fight in a hundred and fifty ways, but we cannot fight cheaply.“
— George Bernard Shaw Irish playwright 1856 - 1950
The Daily Chronicle on the 7 March 1917 https://www.rte.ie/centuryireland/index.php/articles/george-bernard-shaw-joyriding-on-the-front.
„Why should we faint and fear to live alone,
Since all alone, so Heaven has willed, we die?
Nor even the tenderest heart, and next our own,
Knows half the reasons why we smile and sigh.“
— John Keble English churchman and poet, a leader of the Oxford Movement 1792 - 1866
The Christian Year. Twenty-fourth Sunday after Trinity reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
„So long as we have enough people in this country willing to fight for their rights, we'll be called a democracy.“
— Roger Nash Baldwin American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) co-founder 1884 - 1981
quote on American Civil Liberties Union's webpage
„As a nation, we English will fight and die for principles we cannot find time to teach in our free schools.“
— Margery Allingham English writer of detective fiction 1904 - 1966
„“We have a war to fight. You don’t understand. We fight in God’s name.”
“I understand just fine,” Nyx said.“
— Kameron Hurley American writer 1980
Chapter 32 (p. 235).
„Only a complete moral idiot can believe for an instant that we are fighting against the wretched of the earth. We are fighting, as I said before, against the scum of the earth“
— Christopher Hitchens British American author and journalist 1949 - 2011
"A View from the Patriotic Left" http://www.frontpagemag.com/Articles/Read.aspx?GUID=F01E41CB-A584-4597-B9BE-86BBD9B3F7A1, Boston Globe (2002-09-09)]: On the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan
„"What is love?"
"The total absence of fear," said the Master.
"What is it we fear?"
"Love," said the Master.“
— Anthony de Mello Indian writer 1931 - 1987
„When we love, we are courageous; and courage has nothing to do with being fearless, it’s about being willing to experience fear, even dread, to do what we must, without guarantee of outcome.“
— Vanna Bonta Italian-American writer, poet, inventor, actress, voice artist (1958-2014) 1958 - 2014
„From now on, in any place, if any nation or any group confronts the Zionist regime, we will endorse and we will help. We have no fear expressing this… The Zionist regime is a cancerous tumor that must be removed, and God willing it will be.“
— Ali Khamenei Iranian Shiite faqih, Marja' and official independent islamic leader 1939
February 3, 2012 sermon at Friday prayers http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/iran/9059179/Iran-We-will-help-cut-out-the-cancer-of-Israel.html
„We shall fight on the seas…
We shall fight… in the air…
We shall fight in the fields…
We shall never surrender…“
— Winston S. Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom 1874 - 1965