Conflict Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conflict

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I wish to assure you that there can never be any return to the state of armed conflict which existed before our commitment to peace and the democratic process of election under the Lancaster House agreement.
~By Robert Mugabe ~


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


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


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


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


So, anything that avoids a conflict that could draw in, unhappily again, outside powers such as the United States or revisit, for example, Japan's interests in the Taiwan area would be the last thing that anyone would want.
~By William Kirby ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Two children of same cruel parent look at one another and see in each other the image of the cruel parent or the image of their past oppressor. This is very much the case between Jew and Arab: It's a conflict between two victims.
~By Amos Oz ~


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 ~


Experience means conflict, our natures being what they are, and conflict means drama.
~By Allen Tate ~


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 ~


Community means engaging constructively with like-minded nations to build strong, sustaining institutions and alliances - and bringing emerging powers into this community so future conflict becomes less likely.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal.
~By Xun Zi ~


The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern.
~By Amir Butler ~


You could argue that war is always an irrational act, and yet many states enter into military conflict out of rational calculation or national interest or the stability or longevity of their regime.
~By William Kirby ~


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


It was as though all my hostilities, anxieties, and conflicts were in one ball that was flying away into space, farther from me all the time, leaving me content with myself.
~By Bobby Darin ~


We have no opinion on the Arab-Arab conflicts.
~By April Glaspie ~


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 ~


I've always felt that a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting points of view he can entertain simultaneously on the same topic.
~By Abigail Adams ~


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 ~


Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


This conflict is one thing I've been waiting for. I'm well and strong and young - young enough to go to the front. If I can't be a soldier, I'll help soldiers.
~By Clara Barton ~


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 ~


The Dell Theory of Conflict Prevention argues that no two countries that are both part of the same global supply chain will ever fight a war as long as they are each part of that supply chain.
~By Thomas Friedman ~


Those who wish to cause religious conflict are small in number but often manage to dominate the headline.
~By Tony Blair ~


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 ~


Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure that Europe became a continent of humanism, and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must now intervene in the Middle East conflict.
~By Daniel Barenboim ~


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 ~


Which is, I'm an optimist that two people can be together to work out their conflicts. And that commitment, I think, might be what love is, because they both grow from their relationship.
~By Garry Shandling ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.
~By Plato ~


We entered the 20th century trying to deal with three ideas purporting to define or describe or explain three spheres of action, development and conflict: Darwin on the natural world, Freud on the internal world, Marx on the economic world.
~By Bruce Jackson ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


For sin is just this, what man cannot by its very nature do with his whole being; it is possible to silence the conflict in the soul, but it is not possible to uproot it.
~By Martin Buber ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Mr. Speaker, I am deeply concerned that many regions of this world are suffering from the effects of armed conflicts with religious aspects. I believe that the differences of faith are not the real reason for these conflicts.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


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 ~


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 ~


The African Union has to act in order to put an end to armed conflicts that undermine the continent, to fight against the devastation caused by AIDS and other contagious diseases, to promote sustainable development of its member states.
~By Omar Bongo ~


Anytime you have a difficult encounter with your child, there is a good chance that at least one of these factors is bringing out the worst in him or her: transitions, time pressure, competition for your attention, conflicting objectives.
~By Cathy Rindner Tempelsman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


You can not 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 ~


One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same Sea beyond transcending the conflict, is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same.
~By Amos Oz ~


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


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


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 ~


Diplomacy in general does not resolve conflicts. Wars end not due to peace processes, but due to one side giving up.
~By Daniel Pipes ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood.
~By R. W. Apple, Jr. ~


There was some conflict there over Saturday nights because we were all really broke in those days- all the money you had in the world was in your pockets. Nowadays when you're say you're broke, it's not the same thing.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


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 ~


First of all, I think the Saudis are deeply concerned about the collapse of negotiations between the Israelis and the Palestinians and the resumption of conflict.
~By Brent Scowcroft ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


It was quite a ride and very conflicting for me, too - to be nominated for an Oscar, to be straight and healthy, and to be getting all these accolades while these people around me were suffering and dying from AIDS.
~By Bruce Davison ~


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 ~


I have seen for the first time in 100 years of conflict, the two peoples - the Israeli people and the Palestinian people - are ahead of their leaderships.
~By Amos Oz ~


It is only the Somalis themselves - and I don't hide that fact when I meet the political leaders here - they themselves have to stop their old practices of fighting each other every time they have a problem. They have to learn how to do peaceful conflict resolution.
~By Jan Egeland ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


What we have is two important values in conflict: freedom of speech and our desire for healthy campaigns in a healthy democracy. You can't have both.
~By Dick Gephardt ~


Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


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 ~


As I stand here today and tell you about these, I am heavy with an awareness of the fact that I am in more than one sense a product of both the Chinese and Western cultures, in harmony and in conflict.
~By Chen Ning Yang ~


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 ~

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