fight the good fight

fight the good fight

To act in a way that is virtuous or honorable. They've been fighting the good fight for positive change in the company's sexist culture.
See also: fight, good

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

fight the good fight

do your best always to live up to the tenets of your religion, especially Christianity.
The expression originated in the Bible: ‘Fight the good fight of faith, lay hold on eternal life’ (1 Timothy 6:12).
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.
He told the BBC: "Whenever the international community has asked for Jordan to fight the good fight alongside our colleagues all over the international community, we have never said no.
Selina Wood said: "This hospital is vitally important for woman in Liverpool so please let's fight the good fight and keep it open.
However, Moncur was the epitome of a Scottish warrior in his playing days so he'll fight the good fight right enough.
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.
Journalists still need the support and resources to fight the good fight.
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.
Terry continues to fight the good fight and plans on getting back to the bench by the time you read this but the story doesn't end there.
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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