Quotes: conflict

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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    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
    William Ellery Channing
    American Unitarian minister 1780-1842
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    Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
  • Love is a conflict between reflexes and reflections.
  • Saul Alinsky
    Saul Alinsky
    American community organizer and writer 1909-1972
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    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.
  • Ralph Charell
    Ralph Charell
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    It is through cooperation, rather than conflict, that your greatest successes will be derived…
  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    French poet 1897-1982
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    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.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    During the last century, and part of the one before, it was widely held that there was an unreconcilable conflict between knowledge and belief.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    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.
  • Bruce Dickinson
    Bruce Dickinson
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    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.
  • Robert Townsend
    Robert Townsend
    American businessman
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    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.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    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)
  • Anna Quindlen
    Anna Quindlen
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    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.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
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    America's history is exemplified in the efforts of the men and women who died for our country. The one thing that they all have in common is their selfless love for our nation and their courage to stand up to protect and defend it. They raised their gaze in the face of conflict, believed in what America could be, and pushed forward.
  • Eldridge Cleaver
    Eldridge Cleaver
    American afro-amerikan leader, writer 1935-
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    Americans think of themselves collectively as a huge rescue squad on twenty-four-hour call to any spot on the globe where dispute and conflict may erupt.
  • Bridget Riley
    Bridget Riley
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    An artist's early work is inevitably made up of a mixture of tendencies and interests, some of which are compatible and some of which are in conflict.
    Source: The Eyes Mind: Collected Writings 1965-2009 (2009)
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