Conflict Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conflict

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I'm going to go out and get everybody together and say I think we ought to protect this for generations to come. Now, let's get down to work and walk the land and talk about the conflicts and get everybody involved.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.
~By Alfred Russel Wallace ~


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 ~


America is a country that seems forever to be toddler or teenager, at those two stages of human development characterized by conflict between autonomy and security.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


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 ~


In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians.
~By Ariel Sharon ~


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 ~


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


Every scientific truth goes through three states: first, people say it conflicts with the Bible; next, they say it has been discovered before; lastly, they say they always believed it.
~By Louis Agassiz ~


The reality is, it will be a significant conflict going for many, many months, if not longer. Saddam Hussein is not a fool. He hasn't been sitting there waiting to get shot for 13 years.
~By John Hewson ~


When you are in deep conflict about something, sometimes the most trivial thing can tip the scales.
~By Ethel Merman ~


The course of this conflict is not known, yet its outcome is certain. Freedom and fear, justice and cruelty, have always been at war, and we know that God is not neutral between them.
~By George W. Bush ~


If it squares with the Scripture, then let's go. If it's in conflict with the Scripture, then it's heresy.
~By Randall Terry ~


A few of these interviews have gone slightly awry, because every now and again there has been the odd conflict of interest between interviews because of the Iron Maiden record, and I am a bit long-winded.
~By Bruce Dickinson ~


Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is... everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will.
~By Tony Blair ~


In a few decades, the relationship between the environment, resources and conflict may seem almost as obvious as the connection we see today between human rights, democracy and peace.
~By Wangari Maathai ~


Several studies, and a number of public statements by senior military and political personalities, testify that - except for disputes between the present nuclear states - all military conflicts, as well as threats to peace, can be dealt with using conventional weapons.
~By Joseph Rotblat ~


Serious poetry deals with the fundamental conflicts that cannot be logically resolved: we can state the conflicts rationally, but reason does not relieve us of them.
~By Allen Tate ~


I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy.
~By Kelly Miller ~


Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict - alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence.
~By Dorothy Thompson ~


Our men and women in our armed forces are the real heroes in this conflict.
~By Wayne Allard ~


Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies, the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.
~By H. G. Wells ~


I finally did work out a very good relationship with my father, but it was rough growing up. We had a lot of conflict, and I think it surfaced in many of my works.
~By Ira Levin ~


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


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 ~


It's funny that there was so much disturbance about having a Catholic in the White House with Kennedy, and when we finally get a religion in the White House that's causing a lot of conflicts, and concerns, and disturbances for a lot of people, it's in the Bush Administration.
~By Roger Ebert ~


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


The UN declaration on human rights must always be first in line before religion or other cultural habits, in case of any conflict between them.
~By Bjorn Ulvaeus ~


Communism is in conflict with human nature.
~By Ernest Renan ~


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 ~


Conflict between science and religion a dangerous foe.
~By Henry Norris Russell ~


Great drama is all about conflict, and what's a better conflict than Republican-Democrat?
~By Allison Janney ~


Conflict is the beginning of consciousness.
~By M. Esther Harding ~


Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


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


The door of conciliation and compromise is finally closed by our adversaries, and it remains only to us to meet the conflict with the dignity and firmness of men worthy of freedom.
~By Robert Toombs ~


When one ceases from conflict, whether because he has won, because he has lost, or because he cares no more for the game, the virtue passes out of him.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise among the conflicting requirements of simplicity, elegance, size, battery life, and function.
~By Donald Norman ~


I don't like conflict.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
~By William Ellery Channing ~


Behold a worthy sight, to which the God, turning his attention to his own work, may direct his gaze. Behold an equal thing, worthy of a God, a brave man matched in conflict with evil fortune.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


Today, we are now deciding how do we treat those who are choosing to carry out a war against us, non-U.S. citizens who are choosing to take us to task for what we believe and who we are. In this conflict, we have to decide how we are going to try to find these terrorists.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


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 ~


A Christianity that is in conflict with the Scriptures isn't Christianity at all.
~By Randall Terry ~


Terrorists have failed to trigger mass conflict between Muslims and non-Muslims in Europe. We should draw strength from that fact.
~By Gijs de Vries ~


Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side.
~By James Russell Lowell ~


From my earliest acquaintance with the science of political economy, it has been evident to my mind that capital was the product of labor, and that therefore, in its best analysis there could be no natural conflict between capital and labor.
~By Leland Stanford ~


In the remaining months, we should focus on achieving more robust international involvement in training of Iraqi soldiers, police officers, judges, teachers, and doctors - all key elements needed to end the sectarian and civil conflict and build Iraq's future.
~By John Olver ~


Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.
~By Deborah Tannen ~


The loudest voices we hear are those who advocate conflict, divisiveness.
~By John C. Danforth ~


I believe that in the long run, separation between Israel and the Palestinians is the best solution for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
~By Yitzhak Rabin ~


Most fathers don't see the war within the daughter, her struggles with conflicting images of the idealized and flawed father, her temptation both to retreat to Daddy's lap and protection and to push out of his embrace to that of beau and the world beyond home.
~By Victoria Secunda ~


I have lived in countries that were coming out of conflict: Ireland, South Africa, the Czech republic. People there are overflowing with energy.
~By Brian Eno ~


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 ~


I read a great number of press reports and find comfort in the fact that they are nearly always conflicting.
~By Harold MacMillan ~


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 ~


If you dream of something worth doing and then simply go to work on it and don't think anything of personalities, or emotional conflicts, or of money, or of family distractions; it is amazing how quickly you get through those 5,000 steps.
~By Edwin Land ~


I don't believe in war as a solution to any kind of conflict, nor do I believe in heroism on the battlefield because I have never seen any.
~By Thor Heyerdahl ~


We owe our troops more than rhetoric; we owe them a real plan. The Administration has yet to put forward a strategy for achieving stability in Iraq, ending the conflict, and handing over sovereignty to the people of Iraq and the new Iraqi government.
~By Dennis Cardoza ~


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 ~


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


Here we encounter two conflicting concepts with which we must come to grips in our time: the idea of national solidarity and the idea of international cooperation.
~By Gustav Stresemann ~


You can't divorce religious belief and public service I've never detected any conflict between God's will and my political duty. If you violate one, you violate the other.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


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


You asked what is the secret of a really good sketch. And it is a sketch is a small play. It's got a beginning, and a middle and an end. It should have a plot; it should have the characters, conflict. It is a little play. And in it, will be funny stuff.
~By Harvey Korman ~


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


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 ~


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


The current stage does not allow the entrance of everyone into a military conflict, however everyone must be ready for the day in which it might take place, as the Zionist enemy is planning to attack our people and to control our land once again.
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


Everyone assumes America must play the leading role in crafting some settlement or compromise between the Israelis and the Palestinians. But Jefferson, Madison, and Washington explicitly warned against involving ourselves in foreign conflicts.
~By Ron Paul ~


The due process of law as we use it, I believe, rests squarely on the liberal idea of conflict and resolution.
~By June L. Trapp ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Finally, I am encouraged to note that the Security Council issued a statement today expressing its concern about the massive humanitarian crisis in Darfur and calling on all parties to the conflict to protect civilians and reach a ceasefire.
~By Jan Egeland ~


Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
~By Hans Kung ~


Even before Watergate and his resignation, Nixon had inspired conflicting and passionate emotions.
~By Stephen Ambrose ~


It's a very, very fascinating story for me, cause it's about a man who's been doing bad; bad things. And he's a father of four children in parochial school, he's a lieutenant of detectives, but he's in conflict with himself and with trying to do what's right.
~By Harvey Keitel ~


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 ~


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 ~


Sometimes we tend to focus more on the personalities and the conflicts, and it really caricatures the issues.
~By Mitchell Reiss ~


What we've proven is that you can protect the environment, use it wisely and grow the economy and that there is no conflict between the two.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


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 ~


None of the parties want this conflict to go on.
~By Yoweri Museveni ~


Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen.
~By Andrew Bernstein ~


As someone who has seen war first hand, and as a father of three young adults, it was my hope that we could have resolved this conflict and disarmed Saddam Hussein without war. However, this was not the case.
~By Allen Boyd ~


Conflict cannot survive without your participation.
~By Wayne Dyer ~


Even though I don't agree with either Sarah Palin or Michele Bachmann on virtually anything, I do think the unique scrutiny - because of their gender and highlighting the potential conflict between them is a product of the media's desire for juicy storylines. I think it's inappropriate.
~By Debbie Wasserman Schultz ~


Great art is the expression of a solution of the conflict between the demands of the world without and that within.
~By Edith Hamilton ~


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


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


During my solitude, conflicting thoughts increased; but much exercise of soul had the effect of causing the scriptures to gain complete ascendancy over me.
~By John Nelson Darby ~


The left ask people to believe that there is no conflict between feminism and the family.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
~By Winston Churchill ~


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


There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success.
~By Philip Knight ~


When France resolved, along with England, to lend assistance in the legitimate defense of Poland, the realization burst on us that a conflict of awesome proportions was inevitable.
~By Rene Cassin ~


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 ~

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June 16 ,2024
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