fight the good fight

(redirected from fights 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 periodicals archive ?
In addition to making compassionate choices on land, O'Shea fights the good fight in the air while working as a pilot.
Charlize Theron fights the good fight against corrupt authoritarians in a futuristic world ravaged by disease.
Employing a martial arts style that would make a whirling dervish proud, she fights the good fight against the corrupt Yang Ban (ruler) of her town.
As countries of good will wage war on terrorism, IABC fights the good fight to win a righteous place for communicators at the executive table and to bring creativity, insight and truth to the words of businesses around the globe.