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Conflicts Quotes

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We must teach our children to resolve
their conflicts with words, not weapons.
- William J. Clinton

Related topics: Wisdom Peace Political

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.
- Carl Jung

Fortunately analysis is not the only way to resolve inner conflicts.
Life itself still remains a very effective therapist.
- Karen Horney

And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will
again and again confront us with a cruel choice between
costly engagement and costly indifference.
- Lord Robertson

 

I think the biggest challenge for Somalia has been
the sense that it is a hopeless case of incomprehensible
internal conflicts and there is nothing we can do.
- Jan Egeland

Sometimes we tend to focus more on the personalities and the conflicts,
and it really caricatures the issues.
- Mitchell Reiss

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.
- Xun Zi

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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.
- John Yoo

Flowers are restful to look at.
They have neither emotions nor conflicts.
- Sigmund Freud

A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable
as a nation without crises.
- Andre Maurois

Religious conflict can be the bloodiest and cruelest
conflicts that turn people into fanatics.
- William J. Brennan

There is an expression now that is commonly used about
these so-called internal conflicts which are not really internal,
because they have connections to the outside world.
- Lakhdar Brahimi

Sit down and read.
Educate yourself for the coming conflicts.
- Mary Harris Jones

Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression,
fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and
legitimate violent and bloody conflicts.
- Hans Kung

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

The economic and political roots of the conflicts are
too strong for us to pretend to create a lasting state
of harmonious understanding between men.
- Alva Myrdal

Knowledge of other people's beliefs and ways of thinking
must be used to build bridges,
not to create conflicts.
- Kjell Magne Bondevik

My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church,
but I don't think you can call it schism.
- Richard John Neuhaus

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

Nothing that we have authorized conflicts with any
law regarding privacy or any provision of the constitution.
- John Ashcroft

Serious poetry deals with the fundamental conflicts
that cannot be logically resolved:
we can state the conflicts rationally,
but reason does not relieve us of them.
- Allen Tate

Leaders are not pale reflectors of major social conflicts;
they play up some,
play down others, ignore still others.
- James MacGregor Burns

Workers have kept faith in American institutions.
Most of the conflicts, which have occurred have been
when labor's right to live has been challenged and denied.
- John L. Lewis

Science cannot resolve moral conflicts,
but it can help to more accurately frame the debates about those conflicts.
- Heinz R. Pagels

The greatest conflicts are not between two people but
between one person and himself.
- Garth Brooks

Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience,
and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.
- Thomas S. Monson

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

We know from our own history that democratic institutions take decades to mature,
and we know from past conflicts that freedom is not free.
- Jim DeMint

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.
- Bobby Darin

If family violence teaches children that might makes right at home,
how will we hope to cure the futile impulse to solve
worldly conflicts with force?
- Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Genuine tragedies in the world are not conflicts between right and wrong.
They are conflicts between two rights.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

In the year since we brought things into the open with
a clean breath of fresh air at City Hall,
we have learned about corrupt spending practices and
unethical conflicts of interest that waste your money...
and keep Dallas from being the great city of our dreams.
- Laura Miller

There will always be disputes between nations which,
at times, will inflame the public and threaten conflicts,
but the main thing is to educate the people of the
world to be ever mindful that there are better means
of settling such disputes than by war.
- Frank B. Kellogg

We are angry about paying the highest income taxes
and property taxes in the nation and getting less and less for it.
We are angry about our incompetent, dysfunctional government
that pays no attention to the desires of the people.
We are angry about the cesspool of corruption and conflicts
of interests and self-dealing that is Albany.
- Carl Paladino

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.
- Omar Bongo

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.
- Alcee Hastings

In a way, I have to have a dictatorship.
I can't be told that I'm wrong.
That conflicts with what I was saying earlier about listening.
It isn't to do with receiving criticism and responding to other views,
it's who has that last decision.
- Trevor Nunn

There would always be a vote.
There were always conflicts and arguments for years and years -
that's why we're not together anymore.
But there was always a vote.
It was always two out of three.
- David Zucker

Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts
with people's tendency to classify and build family
histories according to common descent but also ignores
the work of biologists studying non-human species.
- J. Philippe Rushton

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.
- John Grierson

The President of Iran has called for the destruction
of Israel and the West and has even denied the holocaust took place.
Iran and its terrorist arm Hezbollah are responsible
for the current conflicts between Israel and Lebanon.
- Michael McCaul

I'm going to go out and get everybody together and
say I think we ought to protect this for generations to come.
Now, let's get down to work and walk the land and talk
about the conflicts and get everybody involved.
- Bruce Babbitt

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.
- Amir Butler

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.
- Garry Shandling

My psycho-analytic work has convinced me that when
in the baby's mind the conflicts between love and hate arise,
and the fears of losing the loved one become active,
a very important step is made in development.
- Melanie Klein

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.
- Omar Bongo

If you dream of something worth doing and then simply
go to work on it and don't think anything of personalities,
or emotional conflicts, or of money,
or of family distractions; it is amazing how quickly
you get through those 5,000 steps.
- Edwin Land

Great progress was made when arbitration treaties were
concluded in which the contracting powers pledge in
advance to submit all conflicts to an arbitration court,
treaties which not only specify the composition of the court,
but also its procedure.
- Ludwig Quidde

Several studies, and a number of public statements
by senior military and political personalities,
testify that - except for disputes between the present nuclear states -
all military conflicts,
as well as threats to peace, can be dealt with using conventional weapons.
- Joseph Rotblat

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.
- Louis Agassiz

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.
- Ron Paul

The first approximation in this future that we're looking
at is that everyone will be physically well off.
They will have a great abundance in material goods,
and I think that will soften some of the conflicts we see now.
- Ralph Merkle

Israel of the coastal plain, where eight out of ten
Israeli Jews live far removed from the occupied territories,
from the fiery Jerusalem, from the religious and nationalistic conflicts,
is unknown to the outside world, almost unknown to itself.
- Amos Oz

In the 20th century, the United States endured two
world wars and other traumatic and expensive military conflicts;
the Depression; a dozen or so recessions and financial panics;
oil shocks; a flu epidemic; and the resignation of a disgraced president.
Yet the Dow rose from 66 to 11,497.
- Warren Buffett

It's funny that there was so much disturbance about
having a Catholic in the White House with Kennedy,
and when we finally get a religion in the White House
that's causing a lot of conflicts,
and concerns, and disturbances for a lot of people,
it's in the Bush Administration.
- Roger Ebert

The administration has a disturbing pattern of behavior
when it comes to budgeting not only for the ongoing
operations in Iraq and Afghanistan but also for military
requirements not directly related to these conflicts.
- Russ Feingold

I reject any religious doctrine that does not appeal
to reason and is in conflict with morality.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Only in love are unity and duality not in conflict.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

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

Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict
between thinking and feeling.
- Carl Jung

What people often mean by getting rid of conflict
is getting rid of diversity,
and it is of the utmost importance
that these should not be considered the same.
- M. P. Follett

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

The signs of outstanding leadership
appear primarily among the followers.
Are the followers reaching their potential?
Are they learning? Serving?
Do they achieve the required results?
Do they change with grace? Manage conflict?
- Max De Pree

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
- Thomas Paine

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

The will to believe chases out the rational mind,
whenever and wherever the two come into conflict.
- Philip K. Dick

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

Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful
and the powerless means to side with the powerful,
not to be neutral.
- Paulo Freire

It's much easier to make jokes about sensitive issues
if there is some dissent,
some conflict.
- Mo Rocca


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