Sunday, 11 December 2011

Battles - Refer to post on Wars as well

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A good battle plan that you act on today can be better than a perfect one tomorrow. - Unknown

A wise man thinks it more advantageous not to join the battle than to win. - Duc de La Rochefoucauld

All of the significant battles are waged within the self. - Sheldon Kopp

At times our lives seem like that of a tranquil island in a sea of chaos. The battle is to keep this sea of chaos at bay and not let it wash us away into utter chaos. - Sanjeeva Ananthan

Avoiding a battle or a masterly retreat is in itself a victory. - Norman Vincent Peale

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle. - Plato

Be selective in your battles, sometimes peace is better than being right. - Unknown

Choose your battles wisely because if you fight them all you’ll be too tired to win the really important ones. - Unknown

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

If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the results of a hundred battles. - Sun Tzu

In a battle all you need to make you fight is a little hot blood and the knowledge that it's more dangerous to lose than to win. - George Bernard Shaw

In the end, we do battle only with ourselves. Once we understand this and focus our energy on what we can do to control our lives . . . we begin to gain important insights into how life works. - H. Stanley Judd

Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win. - Jonathan Kozol

Sometimes, the hardest battle is against yourself. - Unknown

The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals. The struggles within yourself - the invisible, inevitable battles inside all of us - that's where it's at. - Jesse Owens

The battle you are going through is not fuelled by the words or actions of others; it is fueled by the mind that gives it importance. - Shannon L. Alder

The most important of lifes battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul. - David McKay

The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual – for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost. - M. Scott Peck

With steps triumphant and a heart of cheer, fight the daily battle without fear. - Unknown

You dont always win your battles, but its good to know you fought. - John Greenleaf Whittier

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it. - Margaret Thatcher

You only have so much emotional energy each day. Don’t fight battles that don’t matter. - Joel Osteen

Your task is to conquer yourselves, not ships, lands and castles. This battle is the one in which you especially are to 'come off conqueror.' It is fought every day. In fact, it is a continuing process which commenced a long, long time ago. - Neal Maxwell

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