fight the good fight

fight the good fight

to fight a noble and well-intentioned battle. He fought the good fight and left the meeting with a clear conscience.
See also: fight, good
References in classic literature ?
It’s neither a Methodie, nor a Papish, nor Parsbetyrian, that he is, but just nothing at all; and it’s hard to think that he, ‘who will not fight the good fight, under the banners of a rig’lar church, in this world, will be mustered among the chosen in heaven,’ as my husband, the captain there, as ye call him, says—though there is but one captain that I know, who desarves the name.
In what is shaping up to be a modern day "David vs Goliath" Arizona based startup Nielsen Spirits and its founder Angie Nielsen will fight the good fight against what they believe is a meritless case brought by corporate giant Exxon Mobil (www.
Selina Wood said: "This hospital is vitally important for woman in Liverpool so please let's fight the good fight and keep it open.
I absolutely despair and I'm forever frustrated, but unless you are prepared to dedicate your life to fight the good fight, they've got you by the short and curlies, because they know you'll give in eventually.
However, Moncur was the epitome of a Scottish warrior in his playing days so he'll fight the good fight right enough.
We also have to fight the good fight in the political domain and in the court of public opinion.
MARVEL'S AGENTS OF SHIELD Channel 4, 8pm If you're going to fight the good fight on telly, it's important to have a good acronym - just ask the Man from UNCLE.
Now a trial lawyer with a family of his own, Silverglate shares his insight in Fight the Good Fight.
In the tradition of Frankenstein's monster, Ben Horton has a cohort of mis-fired misfits combining to fight the good fight against a scientist who is bent on world domination through his production of horrifically modified warriors.
This book is a mixture of fiction and non-fiction chapters meant to demonstrate both how class conflict works in capitalist societies and what an intellectual can do to help fight the good fight with the workers.
As the Father continues to fight the good fight, he realises he's putting all his friends in danger.
However, not surprisingly, in "the untold story," as captured through the lens of director Robert De Niro, the CIA was founded as an anti-communist organization that went on to fight the good fight, though not always successfully or adeptly, against Soviet spies and designs during the Cold War.
The football coaches I know are courageous men with strong ideals, a never-say die approach to motivating young men, and who continually fight the good fight to inspire their players to do the right things.
We should all stand in solidarity--we respectfully agree to disagree on our theological differences--and fight the good fight together against the destructive forces of nihilism, moral relativism, secular fundamentalism & other "isms" that seek to destroy our precious Judeo-Christian civilization.
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