We can now look forward with something like confidence to the time when war between civilised nations will be considered as antiquated as a duel.
Could she not obtain from him the promise to discharge his weapon in the air, if the duel was with pistols, or, if it was with swords, simply to disarm his enemy?Like nearly all persons unversed in the art, she believed in infallible fencers, in marksmen who never missed their aim, and she had also ideas profoundly, absolutely inexact on the relations of one man with another in the matter of an insult.paul bourget
L'étude du beau est un duel où l'artiste crie de frayeur avant d'être vaincu.Charles Baudelaire
A duel is just two murderers who agree to take turns trying to kill each other.orson scott card
The only possible excuse for this book is that it is an answer to a challenge. Even a bad shot is dignified when he accepts a duel.gilbert keith chesterton
Looking back on the long-stretched-out body of one's work, it is interesting to mark the endless duel fought within a man between the emotional and critical sides of his nature, first one, then the other, getting the upper hand, and too seldom fusing till the result has the mellowness of full achievement. One can even tell the nature of one's readers, by their preference for the work which reveals more of this side than of that.john galsworthy
The great duel, the mother of all battles has begun.… The dawn of victory nears as this great showdown begins!Saddam Hussein
Shall we admit that there is a duel between society and these souls deranged by the wrongs of society?
A man asked Al-Bara' and I was listening, "Did 'Ali take part in (the battle of) Badr?" Al-Bara' said, "(Yes). he even met (his enemies) in a duel and was clad in two armors (one over the other),"
My wallpaper and I are fighting a duel to the death. One or the other of us has to go.