Best Quotes about Conflict
More will mean worse.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
Mckay, David O.
The trouble with self-made men is that they tend to worship their creator.
The days are too short even for love; how can there be enough time for quarreling?
We are the prisoners of ideas.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
I cannot divine how it happens that the man who knows the least is the most argumentative.
Casa, Giovani della
A good swordsman is not given to quarrel.
We gain our ends only with the laws of nature; we control her only by understanding her laws.
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.
We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
When our knowing exceeds our sensing, we will no longer be deceived by the illusions of our senses.
What people need and what they want may be very different.
There are always two forces warring against each other within us.
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
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.
Perhaps no mightier conflict of mind occurs ever again in a lifetime than that first decision to unseat one's own tooth.
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do. [(Romans 7:19]
The archenemy is the arch stupid!
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.
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two.
Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
Nixon, Richard M.
Who digs a pit for others will fall in themselves.
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.
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
Thoreau, Henry David
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.
No man is hurt but by himself
Diogenes of Sinope
We cannot really think in one way and act in another...
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
Don't jump on a man unless he is down.
Dunne, Finley Peter
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.
One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions, as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or contradictory sets of desires.
What rights are those that dare not resist for them?
Tennyson, Lord Alfred
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
I believe in getting into hot water. I think it keeps you clean.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.
You are at enmity with yourself.
You can't comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable,
Diana, Princess of Wales
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
Modern science knows much about such conflicts. We call the mental state that engenders it ambivalence: a collision between thought and feeling.
We are enslaved by anything we do not consciously see. We are freed by conscious perception.
No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself.
As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.
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.
Only by pride comes contention; but, with the well-advised is wisdom. [Proverbs 13:10]
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.
What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.
Krutch, Joseph Wood
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.
The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is week. [Matthew 26:41]
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
Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.
Sidney, Sir Philip
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