Subject: Conflict » Fights

It's possible to disagree with someone about the ethics of non-violence without wanting to kick his face in.

(1946 – ) British playwright, screen writer & film director

Most people assume the fights are going to be the left versus the right, but it always is the reasonable versus the jerks.

(1966 – ) entrepreneur, founder of Wikipedia

If I play badly I’ll pick a fight in the third, just to get into a fight. I’ll break a guy’s leg to win, I don’t care. Afterward I say, ‘Yeah, all right I played badly, but I won the fight so who gives a damn.'

Canadian hockey player

When I got through with him, he was all covered wit' blood… my blood.

(1893 – 1980) American singer, pianist, comedian & actor

Marriage is nature's way of keeping us from fighting with strangers.

(1927 – 2004) American comedian & actor

The world is a dangerous place; only yesterday I went into [a store] and punched someone in the face.

English musician, actor, writer & comedian

I will personally challenge anyone who wants to get rid of fighting to a fight.

American-Canadian hockey executive

Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

I'd rather fight than score.

Canadian hockey player

No matter how much the cats fight, there always seem to be plenty of kittens.

(1809 – 1865) 16th U.S. president

The Middle Eastern states aren’t nations, they’re quarrels with borders.

(1947 – ) author, humorist & satirist

Never pick a fight with an ugly person, they’ve got nothing to lose.

(1951 – 2014) comedian & actor

Hockey’s the only place where a guy can go nowadays and watch two white guys fight.


(1938 – 2017) American sportswriter & novelist

If it is worth fighting for, it is worth fighting dirty for.

You might be a redneck if… you got into a fistfight at your last yard sale.

(1958 – ) stand-up comedian & television personality

It's hard to fight when you're in a gazebo.

(1968 – 2005) American stand-up comedian

My father only hit me once – but he used a Volvo.

(1928 – 2003) English entertainer

Never slap a man who's chewing tobacco.

Samuel Clemens (1835 – 1910) author & humorist

[After a fight] Yeah, I’m fine. I snapped my chin down onto some guy’s fist and hit another one in the knee with my nose.

(1935 – ) movie actor, director & comedian

Pacifist: A fellow who could attend a peace conference without getting into a fight.

I've had 117 fights and that's the first time I've ever won.

(1929 – ) American baseball player who had a well-publicized bipolar disorder













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