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Confrontation Quotes

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In the confrontation between the stream and the rock,
the stream always wins -
not through strength but by perseverance.
- The Buddha

Related topics: Wisdom Motivational Perseverance

I don't avoid confrontation, people should know that.
- David Coverdale

In a confrontation with the politics of power,
the soft center has always melted away.
- Lord Hailsham

The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed
by the same rules of formal confrontation.
- Angela Carter

 

Once a major military confrontation occurs,
North Korea will definitely be annihilated.
- Kim Y. Sam

There are women who take it to the wire.
That's what they are looking for, the ultimate confrontation.
They want a smack.
- Sean Connery

We did not seek ideological confrontation.
- John Hume

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I got into direct confrontation with everybody I love.
- Lauryn Hill

Our very first gig in Melbourne was a confrontation.
- Santiago Durango

Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
- Richard M. Nixon

Worry does not mean fear, but readiness for the confrontation.
- Bashar al-Assad

Confrontation is something that I accept as part of
the project though not its purpose.
- Andy Goldsworthy

Any confrontation, such as a verbal one with the United States,
would be harmful for everybody.
- Alain Juppe

This is the way federal land management should work.
Cooperation, not confrontation, should be the hallmark of conservation efforts.
- Dirk Kempthorne

Military confrontation is not a suitable alternative
in confronting terror and current security threats.
- Jalal Talabani

Confrontation is not a dirty word.
Sometimes it's the best kind of journalism as long
you don't confront people just for the sake of a confrontation.
- Don Hewitt

Terror must never be allowed as a means for political confrontation.
- Klaus Kinkel

There is one confrontation scene toward the end of the picture.
In the middle of the scene, I thought,
That's Sean Connery!
I don't know how else to describe Sean Connery.
I still feel that way.
- F. Murray Abraham

Well it seems to me, that all real communities grow
out of a shared confrontation with survival.
Communities are not produced by sentiment or mere goodwill.
They grow out of a shared struggle.
Our situation in the desert is an incubator for community.
- Larry Harvey

I think of horror films as art, as films of confrontation.
Films that make you confront aspects of your own life
that are difficult to face.
Just because you're making a horror film doesn't mean
you can't make an artful film.
- David Cronenberg

President Johnson put destroyers in harm's way in the
Tonkin Gulf not only once,
but several times, with the, with a lot of his people
hoping that it would lead to a confrontation and claiming that it had.
And could have resulted in the lost of many lives in the course of it.
- Daniel Ellsberg

Certainly the existence of these huge nuclear force
was important for the ultimate confrontation,
let's say, over western Europe.
You just can't use them to deal with a situation like Afghanistan.
- Lloyd Cutler

He seems to want confrontation not only with the legislature
and with the other elected officials,
but he wants constant confrontation in order to be
center stage on the television screen.
- Bill Scott

You can't force something like that.
But we have encouraged our audience,
because we avoid the confrontation of regular rock concerts:
us up here,
you down there.
Instead, we're looking for interaction.
- Page McConnell

The Architect is just one of a series of works which
examine the confrontation of innocence and experience,
illustrating the complex ethics of power that exist
between reader and writer,
critic and artist, the human and the divine.
- John Scott

I have spent time discussing the American political
system and current events in Taiwan with the junior diplomats,
and they have repeatedly expressed their country's
desire to avoid confrontation with China.
- Michael K. Simpson

He has a very extensive public relations apparatus
that is paid for by the taxpayers of this state.
They are some of the best in the business.
and he is a master at getting not only television but
other media exposure on the basis of confrontation and chaos.
- Bill Scott

The social sciences were for all those who had not
yet decided what to do with their lives,
and for all those whose premature frustrations led
them into the sterile alleys of confrontation.
- Peter Ustinov

However, when the privilege depends solely on the broad,
undifferentiated claim of public interest in the confidentiality of such conversations,
a confrontation with other values arises.
- Warren E. Burger

War is murder.
And the military preparations now being made for a
potential major confrontation are aimed at collective murder.
In a nuclear age the victims would be numbered by the millions.
This naked truth must be faced.
- Alva Myrdal

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

But while we can never predict where events will take
us or the unavoidable bills we will have to pay as a consequence,
we must confront the ghastly truth of Labour's legacy.
- Liam Fox

Some artists want to confront.
Some want to invoke thought.
They're all necessary and they're all valid.
- Maya Lin

Here are the facts we confront.
No one is against conservation.
No one is against alternative fuel sources.
- J. D. Hayworth

I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning
to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on television
because I have been told that is the place to get exposure for ideas.
- Barbara Amiel

We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country
and confront the Viet Cong.
- William Westmoreland

To confront those fears, in a controlled environment,
where there's 300 people around you going through the same thing,
it's this weird sort of yin and yang.
- Adam Arkin

We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts.
We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities
that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world.
- James W. Fulbright

Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.
- Leo Rosten

When you confront a problem you begin to solve it.
- Rudy Giuliani

The same European governments that hesitated to confront
terrorists were more than prepared to oppose us.
- Richard Perle

Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops,
particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency
and roadside bombs throughout Iraq.
- Christopher Dodd

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 am absolutely opposed to political correctness.
You cannot confront hate speech until you've experienced it.
You need to hear every side of the issue instead of just one.
- Jane Elliott

I have always wanted a solo career, deep in the darkest pit of myself,
but I didn't dare admit it to myself even.
It took me a long time to confront my fears.
- Geri Halliwell

I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not.
I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

Opponents confront us continually, but actually there is no opponent there.
Enter deeply into an attack and neutralize it as you
draw that misdirected force into your own sphere.
- Morihei Ueshiba

To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God,
you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
- Johannes Tauler

There are always new, grander challenges to confront,
and a true winner will embrace each one.
- Mia Hamm

Only crime and the criminal, it is true,
confront us with the perplexity of radical evil;
but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
- Hannah Arendt

I'm not a racist, that's what so insane about this,
and yet it's said, it comes through,
it fires out of me,
and even now in the passion that's here as I confront myself.
- Michael Richards

You see, party labels do not ensure unanimity any more
than trying to cast the challenge we confront as a
people through a partisan prism.
- J. D. Hayworth

True Americanism recognizes the enormous gravity of
the social and labor problems which confront us.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

But in fantasy, you can make a complete break,
and you can put people in a situation where they are
confronted with things that they would not confront in the real world.
- Elizabeth Moon

I can hardly express in words my deep feeling and sympathy for them,
knowing as I do, the many serious handicaps and obstacles
that will confront them in almost every walk of life.
- Major Taylor

I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant
'while under their noses women are living like slaves.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

As a world leader, America must be prepared to confront any challenge.
- Christopher Dodd

To try to write love is to confront the muck of language:
that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little,
excessive and impoverished.
- Roland Barthes

We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed
a large part of the world.
- Hugo Chavez

I think in the case of horror, it's a chance to confront
a lot of your worse fears and those fears usually have to do,
ironically, with powerlessness and isolation.
- Adam Arkin

Working on the film really made me confront my opinions
about change and gentrification.
- Jim McKay

Without economic growth and job creation in Mexico,
we won't be able to confront the migratory phenomenon.
- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime
represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.
- Rand Beers

So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation,
I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him
face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention
of ending our brief relationship.
- Donna Rice

President Barack Obama has it right -
there is a lot to change about Washington.
The problem is, not much will get changed unless we
confront the runaway filibuster in the U.S.
Senate.
- Peter Fenn

Confront your fears, list them, get to know them,
and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.
- Jerry Gillies

We have to confront the very scary fact that the president is a moron.
He's really dumb.
- Aaron McGruder

The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice,
racism and stereotyping on a society.
It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship
and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
- Tim Holden

The 20th century taught us how far unbridled evil can
and will go when the world fails to confront it.
It is time that we heed the lessons of the 20th century
and stand up to these murderers.
It is time that we end genocide in the 21st century.
- Allyson Schwartz

The liberation of Iraq was part of a broader effort
to seriously confront the greatest threat to world security:
rogue states capable of obtaining long range weapons of mass destruction.
- Armstrong Williams


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