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Martin Luther King
American preacher 1929-1968+42
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. the foundation of such a method is love.
William Ellery Channing
American Unitarian minister 1780-1842+31
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
Love is a conflict between reflexes and reflections.
American community organizer and writer 1909-1972+2
Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.
German - American physicist 1879-1955+2
During the last century, and part of the one before, it was widely held that there was an unreconcilable conflict between knowledge and belief.
It is through cooperation, rather than conflict, that your greatest successes will be derived…
French poet 1897-1982+2
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
Prayer busters (causes of unanswered prayer) are prayerlessness, unconfessed sin, unresolved relational conflict, selfishness, uncaring attitudes, and inadequate faith.Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
English politician and philosopher 1729-1797+1
He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This amicable conflict with difficulty helps us to an intimate acquaintance with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial.
History shows that where ethics and economics come in conflict, victory is always with economics. Vested interests have never been known to have willingly divested themselves unless there was sufficient force to compel them.
What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
A few of these interviews have gone slightly awry, because every now and again there has been the odd conflict of interest between interviews because of the Iron Maiden record, and I am a bit long-winded.
A good manager doesn't try to eliminate conflict; he tries to keep it from wasting the energies of his people. If you're the boss and your people fight you openly when they think that you are wrong - that's healthy.
American academic and social critic 1947-0
All the genres of philosophy, science, high art, athletics and politics were invented by men. But by the Promethean law of conflict and capture, woman has a right to seize what she will and vie with man on her own terms.Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
America is a country that seems forever to be toddler or teenager, at those two stages of human development characterized by conflict between autonomy and security.