65 Battle Quotes On Success In Life

These Battle quotes will inspire you. A battle is an occurrence of combat in warfare between opposing military units of any number or size.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Battle quotes, Battle sayings, and Battle proverbs.

Best Battle Quotes

  1. “It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.” ~ Norman Schwarzkopf
  2. “I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  3. “No battle was ever won according to plan, but no battle was ever won without one.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  4. “Strategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat.” ~ Sun Tzu
  5. “Sometimes by losing a battle you find a new way to win the war.” ~ Donald Trump

  6. “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
  7. “The reason why many fail in battle is because they wait until the hour of battle. The reason why others succeed is because they have gained their victory on their knees long before the battle came. Anticipate your battles; fight them on your knees before temptation comes, and you will always have victory.” ~ R. A. Torrey
  8. “You don’t always win your battles, but it’s good to know you fought.” ~ Lauren Bacall
  9. “It is fatal to enter any war without the will to win it.” ~ Douglas MacArthur
  10. “The hardest battle you’re ever going to fight is the battle to be just you.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

  11. “The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave.” ~ Patrick Henry
  12. “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
  13. “The battle is lost or won in the secret places of the will before God, never first in the external world.” ~ Oswald Chambers
  14. “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles. If you know yourself but not the enemy, for every victory gained you will also suffer a defeat. If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle.” ~ Sun Tzu
  15. “Know thy self, know thy enemy. A thousand battles, a thousand victories.” ~ Sun Tzu

  16. “If we don’t fight hard enough for the things we stand for, at some point we have to recognize that we don’t really stand for them.” ~ Paul Wellstone
  17. “A battle won is a battle which we will not acknowledge to be lost.” ~ Ferdinand Foch
  18. “To be nobody-but-yourself – in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else – means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.” ~ e. e. cummings Fighting battle quotes
  19. “Each generation has to stand up for democracy. It can’t take anything for granted and may have to fight fundamental battles anew.” ~ Margaret Thatcher
  20. “I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in.” ~ George McGovern

  21. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” ~ Wendy Mass
  22. “You win battles by knowing the enemy’s timing, and using a timing which the enemy does not expect.” ~ Miyamoto Musashi
  23. “Don’t fight a battle if you don’t gain anything by winning.” ~ Erwin Rommel
  24. “A lost battle is a battle one thinks one has lost.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre
  25. “Only great and general battles can produce great results” ~ Carl von Clausewitz

  26. “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
  27. “Battle… brings out all that is best.” ~ George S. Patton
  28. “In preparing for battle I have always found that plans are useless, but planning is indispensable.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  29. “When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were – to the very last minute – a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  30. “If you know neither the enemy nor yourself, you will succumb in every battle” ~ Sun Tzu

  31. “There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us.” ~ Patrick Henry
  32. “The fundamental principle is that no battle, combat, or skirmish is to be fought unless it will be won.” ~ Che Guevara
  33. “Battle, n., A method of untying with the teeth a political knot that would not yield to the tongue.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  34. “A leader who doesn’t hesitate before he sends his nation into battle is not fit to be a leader.” ~ Golda Meir
  35. “A battle sometimes decides everything; and sometimes the most trifling thing decides the fate of a battle.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte

  36. “The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.” ~ Sun Tzu
  37. “Every moral has a story, every story has an end. Every battle has its glory and its consequence.” ~ Ben Harper
  38. “A warrior accepts defeat. He does not treat it as a matter of indifference, nor does he attempt to transform it into a victory. The pain of defeat is bitter to him; he suffers at indifference and becomes desperate with loneliness. After all this has passed, he licks his wounds and begins everything anew. A warrior knows that war is made of many battles: he goes on” ~ Paulo Coelho
  39. “All men are timid on entering any fight. Whether it is the first or the last fight, all of us are timid. Cowards are those who let their timidity get the better of their manhood.” ~ George S. Patton , Last battle quotes
  40. “I would be willing, yes glad, to see a battle every day during my life.” ~ George Armstrong Custer

  41. “People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.” ~ Richard Grenier
  42. “Part of the happiness of life consists not in fighting battles, but in avoiding them. A masterly retreat is in itself a victory.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale , Life battle quotes
  43. “It is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles.” ~ Gautama Buddha
  44. “Love does not begin and end the way we seem to think it does. Love is a battle, love is a war; love is a growing up.” ~ James A. Baldwin
  45. “War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.” ~ Thomas Carlyle

  46. “For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.” ~ Sun Tzu
  47. “All battles are fought by scared men who’d rather be some place else.” ~ John Wayne
  48. “Battles are lost in the same spirit in which they are won.” ~ Walt Whitman
  49. “To fight and conquer in all our battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting.” ~ Sun Tzu
  50. “The purpose of battle is to attain the greatest heights within your own limits!” ~ Yukito Kishiro

  51. “Battle is the most magnificent competition in which a human being can indulge. It brings out all that is best; it removes all that is base. All men are afraid in battle. The coward is the one who lets his fear overcome his sense of duty. Duty is the essence of manhood.” ~ George S. Patton
  52. “The expert in battle seeks his victory from strategic advantage and does not demand it from his men.” ~ Sun Tzu
  53. “Success is never so interesting as struggle” ~ Willa Cather
  54. “We shun the rugged battle of fate where strength is born.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  55. “Nothing except a battle lost can be half so melancholy as a battle won.” ~ Duke of Wellington

  56. “Battles are won by slaughter and maneuver. The greater the general, the more he contributes in maneuver, the less he demands in slaughter.” ~ Winston Churchill
  57. “With regard to power, women don’t have the vanity men have. They don’t need to make power visible, they only want the power to give them the other things they want. Security. Food. Enjoyment. Revenge. Peace. They are rational, power-seeking planners, who think beyond the battle, beyond the victory celebrations. And because they have an inborn capacity to see weakness in their victims, they know instinctively when and how to strike. And when to stop. You can’t learn that.” ~ Jo Nesbo
  58. “It is essential to understand that battles are primarily won in the hearts of men.” ~ Vince Lombardi
  59. “The battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton.” ~ Duke of Wellington
  60. “Your battles inspired me – not the obvious material battles but those that were fought and won behind your forehead.” ~ James Joyce

  61. “I believe in a religion that believes in freedom. Any time I have to accept a religion that won’t let me fight a battle for my people, I say to hell with that religion.” ~ Malcolm X
  62. “Masculinity is not something given to you, but something you gain. And you gain it by winning small battles with honor.” ~ Norman Mailer
  63. “It’s all God’s will: you can die in your sleep, and God can spare you in battle.” ~ Leo Tolstoy
  64. “The battle for the individual rights of women is one of long-standing and none of us should countenance anything which undermines it.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  65. “We make war that we may live in peace.” ~ Aristotle

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