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Fighting Quotes

18 of the best book quotes about fighting
  1. #1
    Since when do you have to tell the enemy when he has won?
  2. #2
    “If any honor existed in war, he concluded, it was in fighting to protect others from harm.”
  3. #3
    “They fought each other until 1933, when they were seventeen. Grudging respect turned to genuine friendship, and the urge to fight left them.”
  4. #4
    “That’s stupid, I thought swiftly, they’ve both come here to fight and they’re both supposed to be smarter than that. What difference does the side make?”
  5. #5
    “All great fighting is the same, Eragon, even as all great warriors are the same. Past a certain point, it does not matter whether you wield a sword, a claw, a tooth, or a tail.”
  6. #6
    “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die!”
  7. #7
    “When you must fight, Roran, does not the fierce joy of combat lend wings to your feet?”
  8. #8
    I will not play at tug o’ war.
    I’d rather play at hug o’ war,
    Where everyone hugs
    Instead of tugs,
    Where everyone giggles
    And rolls on the rug,
    Where everyone kisses,
    And everyone grins,
    And everyone cuddles,
    And everyone wins.
  9. #9
    “Skin fighting isn’t rough. It blows off steam better than anything.”
  1. #10
    “I taught you to fight and to fly. What more could there be?”
  2. #11
    “Why, Gladys isn’t going to hit anybody!” Mother said. “What an idea! The Angel just visits the shepherds in the fields and tells them Jesus is born.”
    “And hits ’em,” said the kid.
  3. #12
    “I seen the guys that go around on the ranches alone. That ain’t no good. They don’t have no fun. After a long time they get mean. They get wantin’ to fight all the time.”
  4. #13
    “All great fighting is the same, Eragon, even as all great warriors are the same. Past a certain point, it does not matter whether you wield a sword, a claw, a tooth, or a tail. It is true, you must be capable with your weapon, but anyone with the time and the inclination can acquire technical proficiency. To achieve greatness, though, that requires artistry. That requires imagination and thoughtfulness, and it is those qualities that the best warriors share, even if, on the surface, they appear completely different.”
  5. #14
    “I’ve found there are very few fights you can’t win with a few whacks from a good, strong stick.”
  6. #15
    “Don’t argue, my dear child, please don’t argue!” cried Mr. Wonka. “It’s such a waste of precious time!”
  7. #16
    “Sir, in my heart there was a kind of fighting
    That would not let me sleep.”
  8. #17
    “She stood up and took the book from him, and as he smiled over her shoulder at some other kids, she threw it away and kicked him as hard as she could . . . on the way down, he was punched in the ear. When he landed, he was set upon. When he was set upon, he was slapped and clawed and obliterated by a girl who was utterly consumed with rage.”
  9. #18
    “Bigwig was right when he said he wasn’t like a rabbit at all,” said Holly. “He was a fighting animal—fierce as a rat or a dog. He fought because he actually felt safer fighting than running. He was brave, all right. But it wasn’t natural; and that’s why it was bound to finish him in the end. He was trying to do something that Frith never meant any rabbit to do. I believe he’d have hunted like the elil if he could.”
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