Conflict Quotes

โ€œHappiness is a byproduct of function, purpose...

โ€œHappiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.โ€ - William Burroughs
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โ€œWhen people attempt to rebel against the iron logic of Nature, they come into c...

โ€œWhen people attempt to rebel against the iron logic of Nature, they come into conflict with the very same principles to which they owe their existence as human beings. Their actions against Nature must lead to their own downfall.โ€ โ€” Greta Thunberg
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Every conflict in life is just the lack of realization...

Every conflict in life is just the lack of realization. Whether it be stubbornness, ignorance, or naivety. Take these away and people see things for what they truly are.
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"Flowers are restful to look...

"Flowers are restful to look at. They have neither emotions nor conflicts." -Sigmund Freud
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"Washing one's hands of the conflict between ...

"Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral." --Paolo Freire
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โ€œWashing oneโ€™s hand of conflict between the...

โ€œWashing oneโ€™s hand of conflict between the powerless and the powerful means to side with the powerful, not to be neutralโ€ - Paulo Freire
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"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human value...

"The end of life often offers rare opportunities to affirm and deepen our highest human valuesโ€”reconciling conflicts, sharing forgiveness and gratitude, deepening a sense of loving intimacy, and rising above our myopic experience of ourselves, our lives, and the world." โ€”Joseph Loizzo
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โ€œThe harder the confli...

โ€œThe harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.โ€ โ€” Thomas Paine
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"If you don't go to University to study your field of passion, then being an icon...

"If you don't go to University to study your field of passion, then being an iconoclast is something that just happens. No conflict is felt from soiling the Ideas left by the Greats, because you don't know that you know any of them" - Rudolf P Belmar
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โ€œI remember you was co...

โ€œI remember you was conflicted, misusing your influenceโ€- Kendrick Lamar
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No matter how out-of-control the climate system seems with its roiling ...

No matter how out-of-control the climate system seems with its roiling typhoons, unprecedented famines and heat waves, refugee crises and climate conflicts we are all its authors. And still writing - David Wallace Wells
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โ€œThe harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we...

โ€œThe harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow.โ€ Thomas Paine
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Welfare is a flawed method of helping people who are poor and disadvantaged...

Welfare is a flawed method of helping people who are poor and disadvantaged. Welfare brings some of our most precious valuesโ€”involving autonomy, responsibility, work, family, community, and compassionโ€”into conflict. - David Ellwood
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โ€œFree will does not mean one will, but ma...

โ€œFree will does not mean one will, but many wills conflicting in one man. Freedom cannot be conceived simply.โ€ โ€”Flannery Oโ€™Connor
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"Humanity has always been tested. Conflict and war is the crucible through w...

"Humanity has always been tested. Conflict and war is the crucible through which we evolve. Every battle makes us stronger. Those who fall will be forgotten. Those who rise up? Their names will be remembered forever." - Akande Ogundimu
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"Never in the field of human c...

"Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few." - Winston Churchill
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But people aren't either wicked or noble. They're like chef's ...

But people aren't either wicked or noble. They're like chef's salads, with good things and bad things chopped up and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict. - Lemony Snicket
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"If you can't avoid...

"If you can't avoid a conflict then hit first" - Vladimir Putin
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Whoever has the mind to fight has broken his connection with the ...

Whoever has the mind to fight has broken his connection with the universe. If you try to dominate people you are already defeated. We study how to resolve conflict, not how to start it. - Daniel Goleman
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Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy a...

Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone. โ€”Deborah Tannen
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We don't live in a ...

We don't live in a world without conflict -ArmA3 Laws of war DLC
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"Virtue is nothing without the trial of temptat...

"Virtue is nothing without the trial of temptation, for there is no conflict without an enemy, no victory without strife." --Pope St. Leo the Great
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"Language is the foundation of civilization. It ...

"Language is the foundation of civilization. It is the glue that holds a people together. It is the first weapon drawn in a conflict." - Arrival (movie)
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When WILL and IMAGINA...

When WILL and IMAGINATION conflict, IMAGINATION always wins. Emile Coue
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"In times of conflict we sometimes concentrate too much on wha...

"In times of conflict we sometimes concentrate too much on what divides us. Today, fly the Stars and Stripes with pride and confidence that what unites is far stronger." - Senator Charles Dent
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"I was ready to love the whole world, but no one understood me, and I learned to hate. My c...

"I was ready to love the whole world, but no one understood me, and I learned to hate. My cheerless youth passed in conflict with myself and society, and fearing ridicule I buried my finest feelings deep in my heart, and there they died." -- Mikhail Lermontov, 'A Hero of Our Time'
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"The hottest place in hell is reserved...

"The hottest place in hell is reserved for those who stand by in times of great moral conflict." - Martin Luther King Jr.
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โ€œPeace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be...

โ€œPeace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways.โ€ ~ Dalai Lama XIV
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"It is said that heroes are not born.....

"It is said that heroes are not born...they're made. In the fires of conflict...in the forge of heroes." - Jake Heinrichs
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โ€œPeace is not the absence of confli...

โ€œPeace is not the absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means.โ€ -- Ronald Reagan
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"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method whic...

"Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love." -Martรญn Luther King Jr.
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People like to say that the conflict is...

People like to say that the conflict is between good and evil. The real conflict is between truth and lies. Don Miguel Ruiz
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Conflict in the world is not about ...

Conflict in the world is not about good versus bad , but one man's belief versus another man's belief. #Sadhguru
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Peace is not absence of conflict...

Peace is not absence of conflict, it is the ability to handle conflict by peaceful means. Ronald Reagan
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Peace is confli...

Peace is conflict done well. --Brandon WilliamsCraig
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Our differences do not have to create divisions, our contrasts do not have to create conflicts, a...

Our differences do not have to create divisions, our contrasts do not have to create conflicts, and the variations in our beliefs do not have to create violence in our lives. There is another way. But we will not find that way by searching for it. We will only find it be creating it.โ€” Neale Walsch
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"With no significant political forces opposing the conversion of our wor...

"With no significant political forces opposing the conversion of our world into a universal marketplace, the conflict of our time is the struggle to retain one's humanity in an increasingly artificial world." - Julius Evola
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"The true meaning of ROCK is to not listen to music at all. Isn't it? The reason being.. If yo...

"The true meaning of ROCK is to not listen to music at all. Isn't it? The reason being.. If you take it that ROCK doesn't cater to society and has an antiestablishment mindset then the act of listening to music itself is an act of conforming to society and that is a conflicting ethos..."
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"Just as our bodies adjust to struggle by building mus...

"Just as our bodies adjust to struggle by building muscle, our minds adapt by pushing aside fear. In either instance, you can now defeat what previously conflicted you."
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โ€œPeople arenโ€™t either wicked or noble. Theyโ€™re like chefโ€™s s...

โ€œPeople arenโ€™t either wicked or noble. Theyโ€™re like chefโ€™s salads, with good things and bad things chopped and mixed together in a vinaigrette of confusion and conflict.โ€ โ€• Lemony Snicket
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"an agreement with Humans would prove impossible to maintain. You are erratic, conflicted, d...

"an agreement with Humans would prove impossible to maintain. You are erratic, conflicted, disorganized. Every decision is debated, every action questioned, every individual entitled to their own small opinion. You lack harmony; cohesion; greatness. It will be your undoing." --Borg
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If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict ...

If we define an American fascist as one who in case of conflict puts money and power ahead of human beings, then there are undoubtedly several million fascists in the United States." Henry A. Wallace.
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"Preventing conflicts is the work o...

"Preventing conflicts is the work of politics; establishing peace is the work of education." - Maria Montessori
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"To walk the road of peace, someti...

"To walk the road of peace, sometimes we need to be ready to climb the mountain of conflict." - Simon Foster
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"If you believe in trying to make the best of the finite number of years we have on this planet...

"If you believe in trying to make the best of the finite number of years we have on this planet, think that pride and self-righteousness are the cause of most conflict and negativity, and are humbled by the vastness and mystery of the Universe, then I'm the same religion as you." --- Sal Khan
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I am not a vict...

I am not a victim of emotional conflicts. I am human.
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"Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creativ...

"Peace is not the absence of conflict but the presence of creative alternatives for responding to conflict - alternatives to passive or aggressive responses, alternatives to violence." - Dorothy Thompson
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"Yeah, great art is about conflict and pain and guilt and longi...

"Yeah, great art is about conflict and pain and guilt and longing and love disguised as sex, and sex disguised as love... and let's face it, you got a big head start" - Lester Bangs (Almost Famous)
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โ€œWashing one's hands of the conflict between t...

โ€œWashing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral. โ€ โ€• Paulo Freire
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Never in the field of h...

Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few.
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"Wars, conflict, it's all business. "One murde...

"Wars, conflict, it's all business. "One murder makes a villain. Millions a hero". Numbers sanctify." - Monsieur Verdoux (1947) - Charlie Chaplin.
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โ€œWhen I see an actual flesh-and-blood worker in con...

โ€œWhen I see an actual flesh-and-blood worker in conflict with his natural enemy, the policeman, I do not have to ask myself which side I am on.โ€ โ€• George Orwell
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She thought about her life and how lost sheโ€™d felt for most of it. She thought about the way ...

She thought about her life and how lost sheโ€™d felt for most of it. She thought about the way that all truths sheโ€™d been taught to consider valuable invariably conflicted with the world as it was actually lived. How could a person be so utterly lost, yet remain living? โ€• Douglas Coupland
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