Conflict Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conflict

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Europeans are familiar with terrorism and violence. We have not experienced a true conflict on our soil in a hundred years, and especially not one that involved 3,000 dead.
~By Brent Scowcroft ~


Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


The conflict between the need to belong to a group and the need to be seen as unique and individual is the dominant struggle of adolescence.
~By Jeanne Elium ~


There will always be disputes between nations which, at times, will inflame the public and threaten conflicts, but the main thing is to educate the people of the world to be ever mindful that there are better means of settling such disputes than by war.
~By Frank B. Kellogg ~


Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


But the thing we do know is whatever it costs to save and protect American lives in this conflict, we're going to spend.
~By Saxby Chambliss ~


So the first thing you need to do about conflict is to prevent it, and the best way of preventing it is by dealing with the question of poverty.
~By James Wolfensohn ~


In the year since we brought things into the open with a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall, we have learned about corrupt spending practices and unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money... and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams.
~By Laura Miller ~


One of the dreams of Zionism was to be a bridge. Instead, we are creating exclusion between the East and the West instead of creating bridges; we are contributing to the conflict between East and West by our stupid desire to have more.
~By A. B. Yehoshua ~


There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on - the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


In order to have a plot, you have to have a conflict, something bad has to happen.
~By Mike Judge ~


And in this respect, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been a tragedy, a clash between one very powerful, very convincing, very painful claim over this land and another no less powerful, no less convincing claim.
~By Amos Oz ~


It is often more important to act than to understand... there are times... when two conflicting opinions, though one happens to be right, are more perilous than one opinion which is wrong.
~By John Grierson ~


I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


We live in a time of conflict - external and internal - when we sometimes concentrate too much on what divides us. Today, fly the Stars and Stripes with pride and confidence that what unites is far stronger.
~By Charlie Dent ~


For a long time I was convinced that the conflict between Jewish people and black people in this country was a media event.
~By Toni Morrison ~


To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child's education. It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional hostilities and to realize that differing opinions need not imply an absence of love.
~By Milton R. Sapirstein ~


We must teach our children to resolve their conflicts with words, not weapons.
~By William J. Clinton ~


It's much easier to make jokes about sensitive issues if there is some dissent, some conflict.
~By Mo Rocca ~


Leaders are not pale reflectors of major social conflicts; they play up some, play down others, ignore still others.
~By James MacGregor Burns ~


If there are Muslims who believe that they've got to kill Christians to make a way for the Islamic faith in the West, not only would they be disappointed, but it will lead to conflict, there's no doubt about that.
~By George Carey ~


During the early months of the war in 1914 there was a conflict of opinion between the War Office and the Foreign Office regarding news from the Front.
~By Philip Gibbs ~


Political conflicts distort and disturb a people's sense of distinction between matters of importance and matters of urgency. What is vital is disguised by what is merely a matter of well being.
~By John Grierson ~


The hatred Muslim extremists feel against the West feeds on certain conflicts in the world.
~By Otto Schily ~


Put two or three men in positions of conflicting authority. This will force them to work at loggerheads, allowing you to be the ultimate arbiter.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church, but I don't think you can call it schism.
~By Richard John Neuhaus ~


There are three principles in a man's being and life, the principle of thought, the principle of speech, and the principle of action. The origin of all conflict between me and my fellow-men is that I do not say what I mean and I don't do what I say.
~By Martin Buber ~


Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts. Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
~By Karen Horney ~


There would always be a vote. There were always conflicts and arguments for years and years - that's why we're not together anymore. But there was always a vote. It was always two out of three.
~By David Zucker ~


Creativity comes from a conflict of ideas.
~By Donatella Versace ~


Perhaps no mightier conflict of mind occurs ever again in a lifetime than that first decision to unseat one's own tooth.
~By Gene Fowler ~


The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
~By Thomas Paine ~


It creates a conflict of interest - what songs would I use for me, and what would I use for the band.
~By Martin Gore ~


We are not at war with Egypt. We are in an armed conflict.
~By Anthony Eden ~


Big cities are chaotic. And chaos for humans - who have experience from their ancestors - is the last step before conflict. So, in the park, every kind of visual contradiction has been eliminated.
~By John Hench ~


When a mother quarrels with a daughter, she has a double dose of unhappiness hers from the conflict, and empathy with her daughter's from the conflict with her. Throughout her life a mother retains this special need to maintain a good relationship with her daughter.
~By Terri Apter ~


One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
~By Morris West ~


There is an eternal conflict between the school-room and the bar-room. The school-room makes men, the bar-room destroys them.
~By Thomas Jordan Jarvis ~


The passions are the same in every conflict, large or small.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Conflicting commercial regulations of the different States shackled and diminished both foreign and domestic trade; hence the power to regulate commerce was conferred.
~By Robert Toombs ~


As a historical legacy, the Kashmir conflict has been an outstanding issue for more than half a century.
~By Li Peng ~


Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.
~By Paulo Freire ~


The Disarmament Conference has become the focal point of a great struggle between anarchy and world order... between those who think in terms of inevitable armed conflict and those who seek to build a universal and durable peace.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


The United States cannot feed every person, lift every person out of poverty, cure every disease, or stop every conflict. But our power and status have conferred upon us a tremendous responsibility to humanity.
~By Richard Lugar ~


And now the momentous day, a day to be forever remembered in the annals of the country, arrived. Early in the morning on the 1st of July the conflict began.
~By Edward Everett ~


This inevitability of conflict motivates us today and echoes the reminder that freedom is not given away and our national security is not achieved without sacrifice.
~By Jim Walsh ~


I am an American Jew and aware of the sensitivities involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
~By Steven Spielberg ~


Nothing that we have authorized conflicts with any law regarding privacy or any provision of the constitution.
~By John Ashcroft ~


I will not nullify, I will not secede, but I will under sovereign State authority fight in the Union another revolutionary conflict for civil liberty, and a Union which will defend it.
~By Henry A. Wise ~


Let us return, however, to the League of Nations. To create an organization which is in a position to protect peace in this world of conflicting interests and egotistic wills is a frighteningly difficult task.
~By Hjalmar Branting ~


Our nation must manage significant national security challenges over the next several years. We are already facing a potential conflict with Iraq, new challenges on the Korean peninsula, and key decisions in the president's plans to transform the military.
~By Duncan Hunter ~


The social system grows rigid but the productive forces continue to expand, and conflict ensues between the forces of production and the social conditions of production.
~By Earl Browder ~


Sit down and read. Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.
~By Mary Harris Jones ~


The first phase of American political history was characterized by the conflict between the Federalists and the Republicans, and it resulted in the complete triumph of the latter.
~By Herbert Croly ~


Up until the War of the Roses there had been continual conflict in England.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


To avoid a military conflict, Saddam Hussein has no other choice than to leave the country.
~By Ari Fleischer ~


The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military requirements not directly related to these conflicts.
~By Russ Feingold ~


Comedy comes from conflict, from hatred.
~By Warren Mitchell ~


In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Many of the Europeans who want Israel to go away don't even know why they do. Nearly a third of those interviewed concede they have no idea what the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is all about. It's enough to know that Israelis are Jews.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


The Iraq conflict, while not a cause of extremism, has become a cause for extremists.
~By Porter Goss ~


My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions.
~By Omar Bongo ~


Tragedy, for me, is not a conflict between right and wrong, but between two different kinds of right.
~By Peter Shaffer ~


Vertigo is the conflict between the fear of falling and the desire to fall.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


The U.S. cannot force Sunnis, Shias, and Kurds to make peace or to act for the common good. They have been in conflict for 1,400 years.
~By Peter DeFazio ~


I am in politics because of the conflict between good and evil, and I believe that in the end good will triumph.
~By Margaret Thatcher ~


I am a woman in process. I'm just trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience, and learn from it. Life is never dull.
~By Oprah Winfrey ~


Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking must be used to build bridges, not to create conflicts.
~By Kjell Magne Bondevik ~


You watch the Supreme Court in action on these cases, and they are a conflicted court. However, when it comes to speech issues generally, the court has been protective.
~By Jay Alan Sekulow ~


The signs of outstanding leadership appear primarily among the followers. Are the followers reaching their potential? Are they learning? Serving? Do they achieve the required results? Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
~By Max de Pree ~


If work and leisure are soon to be subordinated to this one utopian principle - absolute busyness - then utopia and melancholy will come to coincide: an age without conflict will dawn, perpetually busy - and without consciousness.
~By Gunther Grass ~


The hottest place in Hell is reserved for those who remain neutral in times of great moral conflict.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


There is a lot that happens around the world we cannot control. We cannot stop earthquakes, we cannot prevent droughts, and we cannot prevent all conflict, but when we know where the hungry, the homeless and the sick exist, then we can help.
~By Jan Schakowsky ~


The second song is called 'Easy As Life,' which really describes the complete conflict of the whole story, her struggle of being in love with the enemy and also being in love with her people.
~By Deborah Cox ~


In the 20th century, the United States endured two world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts; the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics; oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president. Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
~By Warren Buffett ~


My friends, there is no Palestinian-Israeli conflict. There is only the global war on terrorism.
~By Tom DeLay ~


This old Germany was partly defeated in its conflict with the progressive ideas of socialism, for it had given the people nothing that could serve as a successful alternative to socialism.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


That free will was demonstrated in the placing of temptation before man with the command not to eat of the fruit of the tree which would give him a knowledge of good and evil, with the disturbing moral conflict to which that awareness would give rise.
~By Kenneth Scott Latourette ~


Petroleum is a more likely cause of international conflict than wheat.
~By Simone Weil ~


We like Batman - we understand him, we suffer with him. On the other hand, we want to be Superman. But they're conflicting philosophies. Let's bring them together in one movie and see how we, as an audience, wrestle with our inner demons.
~By Wolfgang Petersen ~


Politics is very interesting and always leads to conflict.
~By Ridley Scott ~


There is no conflict between favouring Islamic and traditional values and being more open and international.
~By Hassanal Bolkiah ~


We have war when at least one of the parties to a conflict wants something more than it wants peace.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


There's no conflict between the social-welfare state and open markets.
~By Gerhard Schroder ~


The conflict in the Middle East needs to be solved for the same reasons. It is necessary to reach a two-states solution, built on international law, for sustainable peace and development, and it can only be achieved through joint efforts by the international community.
~By Anna Lindh ~


True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information.
~By Winston Churchill ~


A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.
~By Andre Maurois ~


But although Australia was also involved in the Vietnam conflict, I can remember my dad telling us that if we were in Australia, we wouldn't be drafted until we were 20.
~By Mel Gibson ~


Indeed, for almost 10 years, Moscow had to carry on a war unsupportable by the government, a conflict that brought about the demoralization and finally the breakup of the Soviet empire.
~By Zbigniew Brzezinski ~


Vetting and verifying information is one thing. Having our government sending out conflicting messages to the American people when conflict can be avoided is another.
~By Vito Fossella ~


All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence.
~By Otto von Bismarck ~


The conflict in Darfur could escalate to where we're seeing 100,000 victims per month.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


President Bush and his commanders announced early in the conflict that the Conventions applied.
~By John Yoo ~


In this era of uncertainty and conflict, the United States - blessed with the world's strongest military, most ingenious economy, and most tolerant society - remains a model and leader to the world.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


It was Jacques Chirac and Schroeder both, who pushed us into a conflict to remove Milosevic.
~By Curt Weldon ~


This disaster did not force us to abandon our ideal; on the contrary, from the very first months of the conflict, it led us to define precisely the conditions for its realization.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


I have always preferred conflict of individuals over the battle of extreme ideologies.
~By Robert Ludlum ~


Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
~By Saul Alinsky ~


Oh, there's going to be debate because you're dealing with the Bible and religion is supposed to be separate from state and that to me is already a conflict before it even hits the gay issue.
~By Pam Grier ~

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