Conflict Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conflict

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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 country blacksmith who employs no journeyman is never conscious of any conflict between the capital invested in his anvil, hammer and bellows, and the labor he performs with them, because in fact, there is none.
~By Leland Stanford ~


I had assumed that Bush's seemingly inflexible policy to support Sharon was for political reasons of his getting elected. But as to whether he really believes his actions are going to hasten the day of the final conflict, I do not know.
~By Huston Smith ~


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 ~


A permanent division of labor inevitably creates occupational and class inequality and conflict.
~By Robert Shea ~


Our priorities require that all children of Palestine, men and women, be ready for conflict, both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament.
~By Ahmed Yassin ~


That is because the conflict with al Qaeda is not governed by the Geneva Conventions, which applies only to international conflicts between states that have signed them.
~By John Yoo ~


My family responsibilities don't conflict with my career. Not at all.
~By Meg Ryan ~


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 ~


Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment.
~By Kit Bond ~


We know from our own history that democratic institutions take decades to mature, and we know from past conflicts that freedom is not free.
~By Jim DeMint ~


Workers have kept faith in American institutions. Most of the conflicts, which have occurred have been when labor's right to live has been challenged and denied.
~By John L. Lewis ~


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


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


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


Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If I, taking care of everyone's interests, also take care of my own, you can't talk about a conflict of interest.
~By Silvio Berlusconi ~


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


But the need for conflict to expose prejudice and unclear reasoning, which is deeply embedded in my philosophy of science, has its origin in these debates.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


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 ~


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 ~


When the problems in Northern Ireland started, it was not a question of Protestantism or Catholicism, because the Catholic church was the only church at that time-it was a nationalist conflict.
~By Harri Holkeri ~


News is so often a report of conflict, an account of problems, a thing of the day and even of the minute, that sometimes I think we make the background darker and the shadows deeper than they actually are.
~By Arthur H. Sulzberger ~


If left unchecked, global change will create violent conflict, torrential storms, shrinking coastlines, and irreversible catastrophe.
~By Valerie Jarrett ~


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 ~


The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil.
~By Alain de Botton ~


Great progress was made when arbitration treaties were concluded in which the contracting powers pledge in advance to submit all conflicts to an arbitration court, treaties which not only specify the composition of the court, but also its procedure.
~By Ludwig Quidde ~


The stakes in conflict do not change. Battle determines who will control the wealth or its equivalent.
~By Frank Herbert ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


In suspense novels even subplots about relationships have to have conflict.
~By Jeffery Deaver ~


Acceptance of the power of God in one's life lays the groundwork for personal commitment to both science and Christianity, which so often have been in conflict.
~By Kenneth L. Pike ~


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 ~


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


History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


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 ~


We're strongly in favor of the U.N. plan for a solution to the Cyprus conflict. Hopefully a solution can be found before the end of this summit, but we cannot and will not let it block our decisions on enlargement.
~By Anders Fogh Rasmussen ~


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 ~


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


Truths begin by a conflict with the police - and end by calling them in.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


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 ~


The eternal conflict of good and the best with bad and the worst is on.
~By Melvil Dewey ~


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


If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


We've made some mistakes in this country in times past - the Korean conflict proceeding that, some say proceeding the Persian Gulf War, where we were ambiguous as to what we would do.
~By Fred Thompson ~


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 first approximation in this future that we're looking at is that everyone will be physically well off. They will have a great abundance in material goods, and I think that will soften some of the conflicts we see now.
~By Ralph Merkle ~


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


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 ~


It's a real conflict for me when I go to a concert and find out somebody in the audience is a Republican or fundamental Christian. It can cloud my enjoyment. I'd rather not know.
~By Linda Ronstadt ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


The Korean War has also show quite clearly that in a major conflict manpower is as important as horsepower.
~By Aly Khan ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal to reason and is in conflict with morality.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


There is only one conflict in Ukraine today and it is between the regime and the people.
~By Viktor Yushchenko ~


When you get to 15 and most of your teachers are priests, there's bound to be a conflict.
~By Ian Hart ~


Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong. They are conflicts between two rights.
~By Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Public interest in most of the Middle East was slight at that time; the Arab-Israeli conflict was all that people were interested in and that was not my specialty.
~By Juan Cole ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Postmodernism refuses to privilege any one perspective, and recognizes only difference, never inequality, only fragments, never conflict.
~By Elizabeth Wilson ~


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 ~


The irrepressible conflict propounded by abolitionism has produced now its legitimate fruits - disunion.
~By John H. Reagan ~


I couldn't have come up with a better metaphor for my life and my internal conflict. It amazes me how quickly we can manifest our fears; not only had I created my 'I'm never satisfied, I'll drive her away' nightmare.
~By Kenny Loggins ~


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 ~


According to the U.S. Census, the most common reason people give for not voting is that they were too busy or had conflicting work or school schedules.
~By Jeff Miller ~


In the latter half of the last century the impact of the expanding influence of Western culture and economic system brought about in China a severe conflict.
~By Chen Ning Yang ~


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 ~


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 ~


Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
~By Louis Aragon ~


Cathy was the first widely syndicated humor strip created by a woman. The strip was pretty revolutionary at the time not only because it starred a female, but also because it was so emotionally honest about all the conflicting feelings many women had in 1976.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


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 family violence teaches children that might makes right at home, how will we hope to cure the futile impulse to solve worldly conflicts with force?
~By Letty Cottin Pogrebin ~


The government would have preferred not to take a stand, but the constant presence of the Israeli-Arab conflict on our television screens made it an issue that could no longer be avoided.
~By Jean-Marie Le Pen ~


Look, this job has always been a crucible of conflict.
~By Bruce Babbitt ~


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


I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do.
~By Jan Egeland ~

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