Best Quotes about Conflict
I believe in getting into hot water. I think it keeps you clean.
Chesterton, Gilbert K.
No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself.
If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity.
Kennedy, John F.
Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.
You cannot perform in a manner inconsistent with the way you see yourself.
No man is hurt but by himself
Diogenes of Sinope
Like a ball bated back and forth, a human being is batted by two forces within.
What rights are those that dare not resist for them?
Tennyson, Lord Alfred
The most important of life's battles is the one we fight daily in the silent chambers of the soul.
Mckay, David O.
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.
I exhort you also to take part in the great combat, which is the combat of life, and greater than every other earthly conflict.
For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do. [(Romans 7:19]
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
The days are too short even for love; how can there be enough time for quarreling?
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.
The easiest thing to find on God's green earth is someone to tell you all the things you cannot do.
DeVos, Richard M.
The archenemy is the arch stupid!
More will mean worse.
Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue.
Sidney, Sir Philip
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.
A man can do what he wants, but not want what he wants.
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.
A man's own self is his friend. A man's own self is his foe.
We are enslaved by anything we do not consciously see. We are freed by conscious perception.
Perhaps no mightier conflict of mind occurs ever again in a lifetime than that first decision to unseat one's own tooth.
Modern science knows much about such conflicts. We call the mental state that engenders it ambivalence: a collision between thought and feeling.
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.
Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions.
Colton, Charles Caleb
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.
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
When our knowing exceeds our sensing, we will no longer be deceived by the illusions of our senses.
We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
Who digs a pit for others will fall in themselves.
We gain our ends only with the laws of nature; we control her only by understanding her laws.
The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is week. [Matthew 26:41]
Reason guides but a small part of man, and the rest obeys feeling, true or false, and passion, good or bad.
A good swordsman is not given to quarrel.
The trouble with self-made men is that they tend to worship their creator.
Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
Nixon, Richard M.
We cannot really think in one way and act in another...
To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
We know better than we do. We do not yet possess ourselves...
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.
Krutch, Joseph Wood
The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.
Macaulay, Thomas B.
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.
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.
Don't jump on a man unless he is down.
Dunne, Finley Peter
Insight into the two selves within a man clears up many confusions and contradictions. It was our understanding that preceded our victory.
I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. [2 Timothy 4:7]
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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