There is nothing more poetic and terrible than the skyscrapers’ battle with the heavens that cover them.
Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
In this constant battle which we call living, we try to set a code of conduct according to the society in which we are brought up, whether it be a Communist society or a so-called free society; we accept a standard of behaviour as part of our tradition as Hindus or Muslims or Christians or whatever we happen to be.
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
Music played at weddings always reminds me of the music played for soldiers before they go into battle.
The battle of Varus is an enigma, not in a military but in a political point of view – not in its course, but in its consequences.
Christianity is a battle not a dream.
In battle it is the cowards who run the most risk; bravery is a rampart of defense.
The anarchists, on behalf of the proletariat, therefore consider it necessary to show the proletariat that it will have to win a gigantic battle before it realizes its goals.
A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.