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Strife Quotes

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Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles.
The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.
- Ambrose Bierce

Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two,
the strife and enmity of three.
- Washington Irving

I had a really happy childhood - my siblings were great,
my mother was very fanciful, and I loved to read.
But there was always financial strife.
- Patti Smith

 

The purpose of separation of church and state is to
keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife
that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.
- James Madison

No jealousy their dawn of love overcast,
nor blasted were their wedded days with strife;
each season looked delightful as it past,
to the fond husband and the faithful wife.
- James Beattie

Living is strife and torment, disappointment and love and sacrifice,
golden sunsets and black storms.
I said that some time ago, and today I do not think I would add one word.
- Laurence Olivier

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Friendships born on the field of athletic strife are
the real gold of competition.
Awards become corroded, friends gather no dust.
- Jesse Owens

In situations of military conflict, civil strife,
lawlessness, bad governance, and human rights violations,
terrorists find it easier to hide, train and prepare their attacks.
- Gijs de Vries

In the name of the constitution of Texas,
which has been trampled upon, I refuse to take this oath.
I love Texas too well to bring civil strife and bloodshed upon her.
- Sam Houston

We shall continue to work for a Middle East that is
free of strife and violence,
living in harmony without the threat of terrorism or
the dangers of weapons of mass destruction.
- Hosni Mubarak

There should be no strife with the vanquished or the dead.
- Virgil

I strove with none; for none was worth my strife.
- Walter Savage Landor

Civil strife is as much a greater evil than a concerted
war effort as war itself is worse than peace.
- Herodotus

When a nation is filled with strife,
then do patriots flourish.
- Lao Tzu

Passion and strife bow down the mind.
- Virgil

In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?
- Virgil

The modern artist must live by craft and violence.
His gods are violent gods.
Those artists, so called, whose work does not show this strife,
are uninteresting.
- Ezra Pound

Guy Rivers, a conventional piece as regards the love
affair which makes a part of the plot,
is a tale of deadly strife between the laws of Georgia and a fiendish bandit.
- Carl Clinton Van Doren

Two aged men, that had been foes for life,
Met by a grave, and wept - and in those tears They
washed away the memory of their strife;
Then wept again the loss of all those years.
- Jean Paul

All outward forms of religion are almost useless,
and are the causes of endless strife.
Believe there is a great power silently working all things for good,
behave yourself and never mind the rest.
- Beatrix Potter

I am perfectly conscious that this contempt and hatred
underlies the general tone of the community towards us,
and yet when I even remotely hint at the fact that
we are not a favorite people I am accused of stirring
up strife and setting barriers between the two sects.
- Emma Lazarus

Command that in no way there be in your household any who make strife,
discord or divisions in the hostel, but all shall be of one accord,
of one will as of one heart and one soul.
- Robert Grosseteste

That co-operation and peace rather than industrial
strife and strikes will best promote the prosperity
of the employees the company and all of the people
and even strengthen the nation.
- Charles E. Wilson

The ongoing strife in Iraq, and the billions of dollars
that the President is seeking to continue that war,
give me little comfort that this Administration has
learned from its mistakes in Iraq.
- Robert Byrd

There are men here and there to whom the whole of life
is like an after-dinner hour with a cigar;
easy,
pleasant, empty, perhaps enlivened by some fable of strife to be forgotten -
before the end is told -
even if there happens to be any end to it.
- Joseph Conrad

Of course, violence will not end with our combat mission.
Extremists will continue to set off bombs,
attack Iraqi civilians and try to spark sectarian strife.
But ultimately, these terrorists will fail to achieve their goals.
- Barack Obama

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as you trust yourself,
you will know how to live.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

Act the way you'd like to be
and soon you'll be the way you act.
- Leonard Cohen

If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you'd like to win, but think you can't
It's almost a cinch you won't.
Life's battles don't always go to the stronger or faster man;
But soon or late the man who wins is the one who thinks he can.
- Anonymous

As soon as there is life there is danger.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a man does not make new acquaintances
as he advances through life,
he will soon find himself alone.
A man, sir, should keep his friendships in constant repair.
- Samuel Johnson

We should meet abuse by forbearance.
Human nature is so constituted that
if we take absolutely no notice of anger or abuse,
the person indulging in it will soon weary of it and stop.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Finish each day and be done with it.
You have done what you could;
some blunders and absurdities have crept in;
forget them as soon as you can.
Tomorrow is a new day;
you shall begin it serenely
and with too high a spirit
to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As soon as someone is identified as an unsung hero,
he no longer is.
- George Carlin

The tragedy of life is not that it ends so soon,
but that we wait so long to begin it.
- Anonymous

I am but a grain of sand on the beach of life.
My footprints in the sands of time soon wash away.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.
- Albert Einstein

I'd just as soon stay home and raise babies.
- June Allyson

One of the definitions of sanity is the ability to tell real from unreal.
Soon we'll need a new definition.
- Alvin Toffler

There was a time when a fool and his money were soon parted,
but now it happens to everybody.
- Adlai E. Stevenson

Truth is by nature self-evident.
As soon as you remove the cobwebs of ignorance
that surround it, it shines clear.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love built on beauty, soon as beauty,
dies.
- John Donne

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

Birds are indicators of the environment.
If they are in trouble, we know we'll soon be in trouble.
- Roger Tory Peterson

So many of our dreams at first seem impossible,
then they seem improbable, and then,
when we summon the will,
they soon become inevitable.
- Christopher Reeve

Some people will never learn anything,
for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.
- Alexander Pope

He who lives by the crystal ball soon learns to eat ground glass.
- Edgar R. Fiedler

A fool and his money are soon elected.
- Will Rogers

There is poetry as soon as we realize that we possess nothing.
- John Cage

When people get married because they think
it's a long-time love affair,
they'll be divorced very soon,
because all love affairs end in disappointment.
But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
- Joseph Campbell

I made my money by selling too soon.
- Bernard Baruch

As soon go kindle fire with snow, as seek to quench
the fire of love with words.
- William Shakespeare

A fool and his money are soon parted.
- Thomas Tusser

I'd just as soon play tennis with the net down.
- Robert Frost

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A truly good book teaches me better than to read it.
I must soon lay it down, and commence living on its hint.
What I began by reading, I must finish by acting.
- Henry David Thoreau

I do see myself going to LA.
Not anytime soon.
- Lexa Doig

This business switching styles can't be done honestly by one man.
As soon as he can play his instrument well,
he can express himself, and all his life he has only one self.
- Jimmy Rushing

As soon as questions of will or decision or reason
or choice of action arise,
human science is at a loss.
- Noam Chomsky

The most successful businessman is the man who holds
onto the old just as long as it is good,
and grabs the new just as soon as it is better.
- Lee Iacocca

As soon as I had seen Fay Wray and spoken with her for a few minutes,
I knew I had found the right girl.
- Erich von Stroheim

As soon as I began to earn what might be called fairly large sums,
I bought a car and began to explore the country around New York.
- Kate Smith

SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline.
Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery.
Like working without a net.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

As soon as I gave birth, it was as if you understand them.
They become people, not kids.
You start to identify with them.
You see yourself in them.
- Julie Walters

As soon as I step on the court I just try to play tennis and don't find excuses.
You know, I just lost because I lost,
not because my arm was sore.
- Goran Ivanisevic

We plan to support Exchange 2003 as soon as it is released.
We already have the prerelease versions from MSDN.
- Nat Friedman

I'll be sober ten years and married nine soon.
- Rob Lowe


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