— 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.
1910s, The Technique of War (1917)
„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, buch The Christian Year
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
The Oaken Heart
„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
„“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
Quelle: God’s War (2011), Chapter 32 (p. 235).
„"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
One Minute Wisdom (1989)
„We have nothing to fear and that is the reason why we should only accept a clean and clear Brexit, not some fudge.“
— Nigel Farage British politician and former commodity broker 1964
No-deal Brexit 'no problem', Nigel Farage says at Leave Means Leave rally https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-45614468 BBC News (22 September 2018)
„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
„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
„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
Space: What love's got to do with it - The Space Review (2004)
„We are not fighting for slavery. We are fighting for independence - and that, or extermination, we will have.“
— Jefferson Davis President of the Confederate States of America 1808 - 1889
Reply to James R. Gilmore, 1864
„Even the Russians are fighting us. They've brought in Jewish pilots, nurses, and doctors. Everybody's ganging up on us. We didn't think it would happen this way.“
— Josef Mengele Nazi officer and physician 1911 - 1979
As quoted in Defy the darkness: A Tale of Courage in the Shadow of Mengele (2000) by Joe Rosenblum and David Kohn, p. 192
„AMBITION is to the mind, what the cap is to the falcon; it blinds us first, and then compels us to tower, by reason of our blindness. But alas, when we are at the summit of a vain ambition, we are also at the depth of real misery. We are placed where time cannot improve, but must impair us; where chance and change cannot befriend, but may betray us; in short, by attaining all we wish, and gaining all we want, we have only reached a pinnacle, where we have nothing to hope, but every thing to fear.“
— Charles Caleb Colton British priest and writer 1780 - 1832
Vol I; XXXVII