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Warrior Quotes and Sayings

Updated on January 21, 2011

Warriors have been around since the beginning of recorded history. They fight for their lives and the lives of their country or cause. Warriors, in today’s world, are not only someone who fights in battle; warriors are also those fighting (peacefully) for causes they strongly believe in. These causes are their wars and they battle every day and fight for their cause. Read these warrior quotes and sayings below. They are dedicated to all the warriors in the world. I salute you all.

Image: Jennifer Renee /
Image: Jennifer Renee /

Quotes About Warriors

It’s the Journey, not the destination.  Socrates

Only the dead have seen the end of war.  Plato

Mastering others is strength.  Mastering yourself is true power. Lao Tzu

Some warriors look fierce, but are mild.  Some seem timid, but are vicious.  Look beyond appearances; position yourself for the advantage.  Deng Ming-Dao

When a warrior learns to stop the internal dialogue, everything becomes possible; the most far-fetched schemes become attainable.  Carlos Castaneda

Courage, above all things, is the first quality of a warrior.  Karl von Clausewitz

To be a warrior is not a simple matter of wishing to be one.  It is rather an endless struggle that will go on to the very last moment of our lives.  Nobody is born a warrior, in exactly the same way that nobody is born an average man.  We make ourselves into one or the other.  Carlos Castaneda

Work hard and become a leader; be lazy and never succeed.   Proverbs 12:24

I was a warrior so my son could be a farmer so his son could be a poet.  John Adams

As a peaceful warrior, I would choose when, where and how I would behave.  With that commitment, I began to live the life of a warrior.  Dan Millman

A warrior of light who trusts too much in his intelligence will end up underestimating the power of his opponent.  Paulo Coelho

History has remembered the kings and warriors, because they destroyed; art has remembered the people, because they created.  William Morris

The stick is equally as deadly as the blade in the right person’s hands.  Suro Mike Inay

Ideas are the great warriors of the world, and a war that has no idea behind it, is simply a brutality.  James A. Garfield

Of every one hundred men, ten shouldn’t even be there (war), eighty are nothing but targets, nine are real fighters… We are lucky to have them…  They make the battle.  Ah, but the one, one of them is a Warrior… and he will bring the others back.  Hericletus


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      tyler 5 years ago

      in valor there is hope

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      ladeja 6 years ago

      as a warrior we live life to the fullest

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      flounderingsahm 7 years ago from Pennsylvania

      Thank you! I love quotes that make you think, especially those out of the ordinary!

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      mshunt 7 years ago

      I enjoyed these quotes. I had never seen any of them before. Some were really thought provoking. Thanks for sharing them. And I loved that picture. Nice hub