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The term up has no meaning apart from the word down. The term fast has no meaning apart from the term slow. In addition such terms have no meaning even when used together, except when confined to a very particular situation... most of our language about the organization and objective's of government is made up of such polar terms. Justice and injustice are typical. A reformer who wants to abolish injustice and create a world in which nothing but justice prevails is like a man who wants to make everything up. Such a man might feel that if he took the lowest in the world and carried it up to the highest point and kept on doing this, everything would eventually become up. This would certainly move a great many objects and create an enormous amount of activity. It might or might not be useful, according to the standards which we apply. However it would never result in the abolishment of down.
- Arnold, Thurman W.
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Best Quotes about Conflict

1.
Perhaps no mightier conflict of mind occurs ever again in a lifetime than that first decision to unseat one's own tooth.
Fowler, Gene

2.
Have a dialogue between the two opposing parts and you will find that they always start out fighting each other until we come to an appreciation of difference, ... a oneness and integration of the two opposing forces. Then the civil war is finished, and your energies are ready for your struggle with the world.
Perls, Frederick Salomon

3.
No man is hurt but by himself
Diogenes of Sinope

4.
We cannot really think in one way and act in another...
Troward, Thomas

5.
Modern science knows much about such conflicts. We call the mental state that engenders it ambivalence: a collision between thought and feeling.
Seabury, David

6.
The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.
Bonaparte, Napoleon

7.
You can't comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable,
Diana, Princess of Wales

8.
Insight into the two selves within a man clears up many confusions and contradictions. It was our understanding that preceded our victory.
Howard, Vernon

9.
Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley

10.
We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
Pascal, Blaise

11.
A good swordsman is not given to quarrel.
Proverb, French

12.
It is the eternal struggle between these two principles -- right and wrong. They are the two principles that have stood face to face from the beginning of time and will ever continue to struggle. It is the same spirit that says, You work and toil and earn bread, and I'll eat it.
Lincoln, Abraham

13.
We know better than we do. We do not yet possess ourselves...
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

14.
It's when you're safe at home that you wish you were having an adventure. When you're having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.
Wilder, Thornton

15.
Only by pride comes contention; but, with the well-advised is wisdom. [Proverbs 13:10]
Bible

16.
For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do. [(Romans 7:19]
Bible

17.
I cannot divine how it happens that the man who knows the least is the most argumentative.
Casa, Giovani della

18.
This duality has been reflected in classical as well as modern literature as reason versus passion, or mind versus intuition. The split between the conscious mind and the unconscious. There are moments in each of our lives when our verbal-intellect suggests one course, and our hearts, or intuition, another.
Ornstein, Robert E.

19.
The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is week. [Matthew 26:41]
Bible

20.
No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself.
Kames, Lord

21.
I believe in getting into hot water. I think it keeps you clean.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.

22.
The subconscious part in us is called the subjective mind, because it does not decide and command. It is subject rather than a ruler. Its nature is to do what it is told, or what really in your heart of hearts you desire.
Walsh, William T.

23.
The most dramatic conflicts are perhaps, those that take place not between men but between a man and himself -- where the arena of conflict is a solitary mind.
Moustakas, Clark

24.
The term up has no meaning apart from the word down. The term fast has no meaning apart from the term slow. In addition such terms have no meaning even when used together, except when confined to a very particular situation... most of our language about the organization and objective's of government is made up of such polar terms. Justice and injustice are typical. A reformer who wants to abolish injustice and create a world in which nothing but justice prevails is like a man who wants to make everything up. Such a man might feel that if he took the lowest in the world and carried it up to the highest point and kept on doing this, everything would eventually become up. This would certainly move a great many objects and create an enormous amount of activity. It might or might not be useful, according to the standards which we apply. However it would never result in the abolishment of down.
Arnold, Thurman W.

25.
When our knowing exceeds our sensing, we will no longer be deceived by the illusions of our senses.
Russell, Walter

26.
Instead of suppressing conflicts, specific channels could be created to make this conflict explicit, and specific methods could be set up by which the conflict is resolved.
Low, Albert

27.
A man's own self is his friend. A man's own self is his foe.
Bhagavad Gita

28.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Schopenhauer, Arthur

29.
What rights are those that dare not resist for them?
Tennyson, Lord Alfred

30.
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
Thoreau, Henry David

31.
Like a ball bated back and forth, a human being is batted by two forces within.
Upanishad, Yogabindu

32.
Why don't you want to do what you know you should do? The reason you don't is that you're in conflict with yourself.
Hopkins, Tom

33.
I'm not a combative person.My long experience has taught me to resolve conflict by raising the issues before I or others burn their boats.
Grant, Alistair

34.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Franklin, Benjamin

35.
We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us.
Howard, Vernon

36.
I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. [2 Timothy 4:7]
Bible

37.
The split in you is clear. There is a part of you that knows what it should do, and a part that does what it feels like doing.
Kiley, John Cantwell

38.
The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results.
Jung, Carl

39.
The war existing between the senses and reason.
Pascal, Blaise

40.
More will mean worse.
Amis, Martin

41.
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
Roux, Joseph

42.
We are the prisoners of ideas.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

43.
You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
Ziglar, Zig

44.
Talk back to your internal critic. Train yourself to recognize and write down critical thoughts as they go through your mind. Learn why these thoughts are untrue and practice talking and writing back to them.
Mckain, Robert J.

45.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
Mckay, David O.

46.
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.
Plato

47.
If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
Kennedy, John F.

48.
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
Gandhi, Mahatma

49.
The trouble with self-made men is that they tend to worship their creator.

50.
What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.
Krutch, Joseph Wood


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