Quotations The Best Quotes About Conflict  

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A list of the best conflict quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous conflict quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic conflict quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational conflict quotes from that same writer.

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The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know. Napoleon Bonaparte

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If we cannot end our differences at least we can make the world safe for diversity. John F. Kennedy

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Only by pride comes contention; but, with the well-advised is wisdom. -- Proverbs 13:10

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Wars don’t bring lasting peace, only lasting death. Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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"The only unfair fight is the one you lose." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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It is the eternal struggle between these two principles -- right and wrong. They are the two principles that have stood face to face from the beginning of time and will ever continue to struggle. It is the same spirit that says, You work and toil and earn bread, and I'll eat it. Abraham Lincoln

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Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword. Richard Brinsley Sheridan

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Humiliation sets armies marching, empires falling, breaks hearts and minds and souls. Janet Morris

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The trouble with self-made men is that they tend to worship their creator.

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A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two. Seneca the Younger

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We are the prisoners of ideas. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The archenemy is the arch stupid! Thomas Carlyle

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"Arrows are cheap; you’re expensive." Janet Morris, Chris Morris

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I have fought a good fight. I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. -- 2 Timothy 4:7

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The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is week. -- Matthew 26:41

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Those that are the loudest in their threats are the weakest in their actions. Charles Caleb Colton

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For the good that I would I do not: but the evil which I would not, that I do. -- (Romans 7:19

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The most intense conflicts, if overcome, leave behind a sense of security and calm that is not easily disturbed. It is just these intense conflicts and their conflagration which are needed to produce valuable and lasting results. Carl Jung

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Who digs a pit for others will fall in themselves.

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The easiest thing to find on God's green earth is someone to tell you all the things you cannot do. Richard DeVos

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You can't comfort the afflicted with afflicting the comfortable, Diana, Princess of Wales

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Commonly they must use their feet for defense whose only weapon is their tongue. Philip Sidney

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The war existing between the senses and reason. Blaise Pascal

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We cannot really think in one way and act in another... Thomas Troward

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Proof of war, when it comes, always comes too late. Janet Morris