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We are the prisoners of ideas.
- Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Conflict Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Conflict

1.
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.
Anderson, Marian

2.
The war existing between the senses and reason.
Pascal, Blaise

3.
Reason and emotion are not antagonists. What seems like a struggle between two opposing ideas or values, one of which, automatic and unconscious, manifests itself in the form of a feeling.
Branden, Nathaniel

4.
I cannot divine how it happens that the man who knows the least is the most argumentative.
Casa, Giovani della

5.
There are always two forces warring against each other within us.
Yogananda, Paramahansa

6.
Don't jump on a man unless he is down.
Dunne, Finley Peter

7.
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.

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

10.
What people need and what they want may be very different.
Hubbard, Elbert

11.
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
Mckay, David O.

12.
No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself.
Kames, Lord

13.
If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Franklin, Benjamin

14.
What rights are those that dare not resist for them?
Tennyson, Lord Alfred

15.
We are the prisoners of ideas.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

16.
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two.
Seneca

17.
Only by pride comes contention; but, with the well-advised is wisdom. [Proverbs 13:10]
Bible

18.
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

19.
A man's own self is his friend. A man's own self is his foe.
Bhagavad Gita

20.
The days are too short even for love; how can there be enough time for quarreling?
Gatty, Margaret

21.
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

22.
For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do. [(Romans 7:19]
Bible

23.
I believe in getting into hot water. I think it keeps you clean.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.

24.
We gain our ends only with the laws of nature; we control her only by understanding her laws.
Bronowski, Jacob

25.
You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
Ziglar, Zig

26.
We are enslaved by anything we do not consciously see. We are freed by conscious perception.
Howard, Vernon

27.
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

28.
Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.
Sidney, Sir Philip

29.
No man is hurt but by himself
Diogenes of Sinope

30.
You are at enmity with yourself.
Boehme, Jacob

31.
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

32.
The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.
Macaulay, Thomas B.

33.
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.
Collier, Robert

34.
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

35.
The trouble with self-made men is that they tend to worship their creator.

36.
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
Roux, Joseph

37.
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

38.
Perhaps no mightier conflict of mind occurs ever again in a lifetime than that first decision to unseat one's own tooth.
Fowler, Gene

39.
The archenemy is the arch stupid!
Carlyle, Thomas

40.
What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.
Krutch, Joseph Wood

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

42.
We know better than we do. We do not yet possess ourselves...
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

43.
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.

44.
You can't comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable,
Diana, Princess of Wales

45.
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

46.
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
Thoreau, Henry David

47.
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.

48.
Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions.
Colton, Charles Caleb

49.
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

50.
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


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