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.
Im optimistic that this legislative session provides us with a unique opportunity to advance needed reforms in a variety of different areas that will strengthen our state and benefit the people now and in the futureLets fight the good fight, lets finish the race and lets keep the faith so that when Floridians look back on the fruits of this session, they will see it as one of our finest hours.
As with other Battle Royale games, it's fun to squad up with a team of friends and fight the good fight together, and the addition of zombies to the map was a great addition.
Give them a copy of PHI Continue to fight the good fight.--KP
Let us fight the good fight. This is the fight for decency and for honesty in government.
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.
In the pages of "Saints Who Battled Satan: Seventeen Holy Warriors Who Can Teach You How to Fight the Good Fight and Vanquish Your Ancient Enemy", Paul Thigpen details the heroic combat of 17 saints who defeated the Enemy.
Selina Wood said: "This hospital is vitally important for woman in Liverpool so please let's fight the good fight and keep it open.xx" Becca Louise said: "This hospital is vital for women and babies all over England."
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. Written as a letter to his teenage son, the book takes timeless principles and boils them down to 10 life lessons:
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.