We all have challenges we have to face — whether they be family-, career-, or health-related (both physical and mental health). Here are some of the quotes, songs, and people that encourage us to “keep up the fight”, or to get moving in the first place!

We hope you’ll share your favorite fighting songs (fight songs), fighting words, and fighting people with us at gail.moraski@allintheresults.com, so we can add them to our list.

Fighting Songs (Fight Songs)

“Carry On” by Fun

“The Impossible Dream” from “Man of La Mancha”

Solsbury Hill” by Peter Gabriel

All the Road Running” by Mark Knopfler

“I Lived” by OneRepublic

“Brave” by Sara Bareilles

“I Will Survive” – Gloria Gaynor

“Don’t Rain On My Parade” – Hello Dolly

 “The Boxer” (both the S & G and Mumford & Sons versions are inspiring!)

“Fight Song” – Rachel Platten

“Rise” – Katy Perry

“Broken” – Ray Davies

“Counting Stars” – OneRepublic

“Stand” – Rascal Flatts

“Defying Gravity” – “Wicked”

“Rise Today” – Alter Bridge

“Perfectly Imperfect” – Sarah Blacker

“Everybody Hurts” – R.E.M.

“You Get What You Give” – Free Radicals

“Believe” – Justin Bieber

Fighting Words

“Courage doesn’t have to roar. Sometimes, it is the quiet voice at the end of the day that says I will try again tomorrow.”

“No day but today.” — “Rent”

“Never, never, never give up” — Weymouth Cancer Crusaders

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds that you plant.” — Robert Louis Stevenson

“Be Still.  Be Free.  Believe.” — Vicci Martinez

“I didn’t come this far to only come this far.” — Tom Brady

“Today a new sun rises and we start again” — French proverb

“You can’t live a positive life with a negative mind” — Author Unknown

“Life is a process. Try again” — Crystal Hanes, Fox 25 Boston News

“Nothing Is Over Until We Decide It Is” — Bluto, Animal House

Fighting People

Jeff Bauman

Boston Strong” — all the victims and first responders of the April 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings

Dr. Emile Allen

Jennifer Goodman Linn (In Memoriam)

Sam Berns (In Memoriam)

Lt. Edward J. Walsh and Firefighter Michael R. Kennedy — lost to the Boston Back Bay fire of  March 2014

Ellen Gutafson and Lauren Bush — fighting global malnutrition through FEED projects

Ernestine Shepherd – keeping communities fit

Cory Remsburg and All Veterans Who Daily Battle Emotional and Physical Pain

Joe McCormick — who isn’t letting eyesight loss stand in the way of his dreams

Pete Frates and Corie Griffin (In Memoriam) for All The Awareness and Research Funds Generated for ALS

Arthur, A Disabled Veteran Who Wouldn’t Take No For An Answer

Kevin Gosnell (In Memoriam) and all Those Who Support ALS ONE Knights’ Mission and Fundraising

Joni Mitchell — kudos for performing and making others smile after battling so much illness with great class and courage.

Bryan Warnecke – living life to the fullest with Cystic Fibrosis

Read about a bunch of “disability superstars” — individuals who are #spooniestrong!

Fighting Organizations & Events

Annual Angiosarcoma Awareness 5K & Kids Race

Cycle for Survival

Our Heart Speaks (consider submitting your story — they welcome them!)

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