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No battle plan survives contact with the enemy.

Colin Powell

Christianity is a battle, not a dream.

Wendell Phillips

Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you.

Harry S Truman

Carry the battle to them. Don't let them bring it to you. Put them on the defensive. And don't ever apologize for anything.

Harry S Truman

The battle against the withdrawal has failed.

Uzi Landau

They?re playing very well. They?re a challenge. It?s going to be a battle.

Mike Brendlinger

I will battle to the end.

Ryutaro Hashimoto

Our battle is not with Paul or the post here; it's with the people in Lansing.

Larry Sanders

It may be that the race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong -- but that is the way to bet.

Cybill Sheperd

Battle Beyond the Stars.

Star Wars

This was a good test for us. We have to go into every game as being a battle.

Torin Francis

The only thing worse than a battle lost is a battle won.

Arthur Wellesley

It was a battle all the way to the end. We finally clamped down defensively.

Scott Merzoian

Fighting a battle against outsourcing.

James R. Hoffa (jimmy)

I am a warrior, this is war, this is a battle.

Clara Hughes

I have to pour it on the opening weekend, then go back into battle.

Peter Hall

He's not considering this at this time. Again, we have a battle-tested system.

Deena Reppen

Is it an uphill battle? Absolutely. But important principles are stake.

Mark Berman

It was just a battle all day [to stay awake].

Vinny Lecavalier

The battle has only just begun.

Dick Schneider

It was a real good back-and-forth battle.

Jim Nisbet

It's been a serious battle.

Kelly Vorse

More often than not, a hero's most epic battle is the one you never see; it's the battle that goes on within him or herself.

Kevin Smith

The attorneys will have to battle that out.

Steve Bonney

Everyone is getting ready for a big battle.

Hassan Bazzaz

We lost the battle of spin, but we won the battle in the courtroom.

Tom Mesereau

We did battle back. We just didn't get in a groove at all.

David York

In the midst of a heated political battle.

Jose Rivera

I would go to battle with T.O. any day of the week. A lot of people don't understand him.

Freddie Mitchell

They're all positioned quite well. There are no losers in this battle.

Ted Levy

He won a playoff game. He's battle-tested.

Jesse Rosenberger

I'm a competitive guy, and I can't wait to do battle in Halo 2 with my fans.

Ahman Green

It was a tough battle and it was a great match to win.

Michael Campbell

You'd like to see more of a battle from your clean-up hitter in that situation.

Paul Mainieri

I think it's an uphill battle all the way.

Wade Duty

Seventy of the 311 are battle injuries.

Bill Swisher

Autry had us fooled most of the game. He battled us and we didn't battle back.

Ronnie Elmore

I don't know how you can sleep at night, ... You lost the battle.

Kay Granger

They are a machine. We're going to show up and try to give them a battle.

Craig Flaagan

We showed some heart... we do have what it takes to battle back. The girls were mad.

Tu'u Seva'aetasi

This was an exciting win. We are going to have to battle for every team win we get!

Wendy Hastings

Life - the way it really is - is a battle not between Bad and Good but between Bad and Worse.

Joseph Brodsky

It's going to be one heck of a playoff battle.

Mark Drown

We ran with six and had a pretty good battle. Everybody ran strong.

John Cunningham

We knew that if we could stop her (Bowman), that would be half the battle for us.

Debra Clark

Our battle, ... is to try to stop it all.

Shaul Goldstein

Tiger has got to be exhausted, ... Because he was in a battle today.

Chris Dimarco

We lost the battle but not the war. The war begins Sunday.

Higinio Velez

At this point, we have an uphill battle.

Ranit Schmelzer

It is a real defining line. It really defines what this battle is about.

Jay Reiff

One of the most important battle fronts in this war on terror is Iraq.

George W Bush

Travis has to battle back for third now. You can't do anything about (the loss) now.

Dwight Fritz

He's not going to run away from anyone, but he can find creases and that's half the battle.

Randy Martin

I have lost this battle but I will win the war.

Anna Kournikova

I really do believe the conservatives are winning the battle.

Angel Rivera

We'll take this one. We had to battle through adversity.

Rob Wostratzky

There is a brewing battle in the GOP for the future of this party.

Chris Barron

We've had leads on them before and they came back. We don't let up, but they always battle back into it.

Michael Thorp

With moles, it is more of a battle of attrition.

Dave Corneliussen

This is not a battle worth fighting.

Ken Clemmer

It will be a hard-fought battle.

Tony Bowker

We're coming into the reception to the 'Buckeye Battle Cry,'.

Jill Taylor

Politics as battle has given way to politics as spectacle.

Ronald Steel

A leader who doesn't hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.

Golda Meir

This was expected. We were hoping it would come. Now it becomes a court battle.

Hilly Kristal

We are keeping one eye on the relegation battle, but we could still finish well up.

Greg Wright

I've got to battle my way back up the ladder, ... It's not something I'm used to. But I've been in this situation before.

Rashaun Woods

Women are frightening. If you get to 41 as a man, you're quite battle-scarred.

Hugh Grant

I never saw a pessimistic general win a battle.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.

Ferdinand Foch

It was tough not having Ahmet there. We needed another big body to battle with us.

Chris Botez

There is no glory in battle worth the blood it costs.

Dwight David Eisenhower

A good general goes to battle with his soldiers.

Bradford Cohen

It's going to be a battle. We know them a little bit. We match up with them well. We're going to go at them, and we'll see what happens.

Bill Cahill

Battle. Battle. And get the hits when we need it.

Ray King

We're 0-3 in the Big Ten now. It's a bit of an uphill battle and we need to do anything and everything to get of the hole.

Sujay Lama

Are winning this battle.

James Yonts

We're going to win this battle, and they're going to get back pay, but that is months down the road.

Jack Hammond

That's where we're going right now, ... That's going to be the focus of the battle.

Charles Coleman

The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.


It's going to be a battle. They can shoot the lights out on any night.

Brady Bomber

That's how my career has been, ... It's been a battle with ups and downs.

Van Alstyne

We're pretty well battle tested. A little bit of everything's gone on here.

Tommy Bleeker

This is the first salvo in what promises to be a very interesting battle.

Gil Gutknecht

I've not had the all-clear yet, but I'm winning the main battle.

Paul Hunter

We knew we had an uphill battle against a good Arlington team.

Todd Parker

It was what a championship game was supposed to be. It was a battle.

Jerry Austin

The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet.

Damon Runyon

This should be a good battle in the league between the two of us.

Bob Aronson

David's going to battle for us to advance.

Adrian Ortega

It's still a battle but everything is fine.

Brian Roberts

Another battle in the culture wars.

Robert Schmuhl

Oracle is a tough place to work; it's like a battle every day.

David Rudow

The music industry has won not only the online music battle, it's won the war.

Wayne Rosso

We hate this battle. But we felt we had to do something.

Wayne Bryan

It was a battle of the pitchers.

Mike Briguglio

Every single game was a big game for us. And we didn't have an easy one. Every game was a battle for us.

Tobey Hilliard

We played hard -- it was a battle. They just played better.

Grady Bennett

That was a big win for us. Every night in the Big East is a battle.

Chris Quinn

This is a ground battle for reform! Let's change Japan!

Yuriko Koike

We expected a battle and knew the matches would be tight.

Wade Stueve

Friday is going to be a battle but we're going to show up.

Mike Boles

As well as the team battle, I have a personal battle against them.

Mike Bell

Man's fate in battle is worked out before the war begins.

Lord Moran

It was a battle of home runs.

Chris Fenske

I say to you: that we are in a battle, and that more than half of this battle is taking place in the battlefield of the media.

Ayman Al zawahiri

It was a battle every inning, ... I didn't have a 1-2-3 inning. There were people on base every inning. But I was able to make pitches when I had to.

Brandon Claussen

Plattsburgh -- the land battle -- is a place that really grabbed me.

Howard Coffin

Battle of Raymond Road.

Chris Lewis

It was a long battle, but a real loss.

Peter Boyce

It was a tough battle.

Matt Chapman

I'm fighting the battle for ideas.

Chris Matthews

The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton.

Arthur Wellesley

It's hard to battle a paper spec.

Geoff Ballew

We will have a real battle next week at the Bobcat.

Tim Bell

They're very solid one through nine. But we've got to be able to battle a little harder than that.

John Flanigan

We are going to go up there and go for it. It's going to be a battle.

Brian Goorjian

It was a battle back and forth.

Lini Reading

It's always a battle with them. They'll be fine. It's early and they'll bounce back.

Scott Bisbe

I knew they'd come out and swing the ball. It was an uphill battle from there.

Rob Schimmoeller

You don't fight the battle in May that you have to fight in October, ... What we do now is background noise.

Paul Berendt

It's definitely the same battle. Everybody has a right to life.

Bobby Schindler

No complaint. They are battle-hardened and know how to win.

Craig Redpath

It's an uphill battle. But we're not going to quit on (the players) and they won't quit on us.

Drew Danner

So, as you go into battle, remember your ancestors and remember your descendants.

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

This, they say, is the definitive battle for Samarra.

Jane Arraf

It was a battle and we knew it would be. But hey, it turned out the way we liked.

Al Peacock

Having some retail experience is key. It really is where the battle is won or lost.

Joseph Abboud

This is just step two of many in what could be a long battle.

Guy Hutchings

The battle for number three is a lot closer than the battle for number two right now.

Jerry Palm

We bring out the best in them and they bring out the best in us. It's always a battle on the ice.

Jenny Potter

It was an exciting finish to a tough battle all day.

Shay Cox

IT is the strategic weapon for the battle of the customer.

James Canton

It was a bit of a battle and it wasn't pretty at times.

James Marshall

We had an uphill battle.

Dan Rohn

We've won a battle, but the struggle goes on.

Conceicao Pinhao

Everybody understands that this (withdrawal) is the prelude to the big battle.

Reuven Hazan

We need to come out and battle for third. If we can do that, we can make into the top five.

Lyle Mangum

There will be some leapfrogging in the battle for the highest throughput.

Adam Zawel

There's also no doubt in my mind that he does not see this battle as a battle between religions.

Genpeter Pace

The battle will be decided by speed and cost.

Yoshihide Fujii

You know, it's a tough game, it's a battle.

Kevin Millar

New Orleans has lost the battle with the inevitable, and we will do the same.

Jeffrey Mount

That's a battle for us. That's what we're dealing with here in the Dominican Republic and Latin America.

Jesus Campos

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

Margaret Thatcher

It was just an uphill battle.

Jordan Parise

It's definitely a big win. It's a battle for the third spot.

Scotte Massey

It is the old battle, between those who use a toothbrush and those who don't.

Lady Gregory

We survived round one, and now we've got to go do battle with another heavyweight team.

Dean Montzingo

It will be a tough battle but I aim to knock him out in the fourth round.

The Terminator

To obtain it was a big, giant battle.

Jose Lagos

We struggled all along with injuries. That's been a constant battle.

Jennifer Diebling

It might be a long and bloody battle.

Graham Lim

How are the mighty fallen in the midst of the battle!


We'll just have to battle back and we have to bounce back quick.

Mark Riggin

You have to take on leadership, that's what leadership is about. You have to carry your teammates through the battle.

Garrett Williamson

This is a battle that has to be fought with spiritual weapons.

Steve Sherman

No battle is worth fighting except the last one.

John Enoch Powell

We're still fighting an uphill battle in Tennessee, no about it.

David Lubell

He's still got to come out and battle, but I think he's willing.

Mark Hunter

Satan may win a battle here and there but victory is ours!

Keri Harvey

All of us are familiar with Col. Davy Crockett and his band of Tennesseans at the (Battle of the) Alamo.

John Tanner

God Himself underwrites your battle and has appointed His own Son "the captain of your salvation".

William Gurnall

We now are trying to get to the point where we win a one-on-one battle and make a play.

Don Matthews

That's going to be a good battle for us, and we'll be ready to go.

Bernie Kent

We're just inconsistent. Day-to-day, that's the battle we're facing. But that's my job; we have to try and find that consistency.

Eric Jones

We've had to battle back from those kind of nights a lot this year.

Eric Bruntlett

There is no better way to die, than to die in the midst of a battle, fighting to the very end......like a man.

Enson Inoue

The battle about what that provision means has only just begun.

Elisa Massimino

I don't see any knockout punch by anyone. It will be an interesting battle.

Egil Juliussen

All have been accounted for ... No gun battle took place.

Edilberto Adan