Quotation Explorer - 'Conflict'

Peace is natural.Every human begin is a living element of Peace. Peace has many faces and forms those need to be identified, accepted, promoted and celebrated everyday. It is first a personal responsibility and then collective. Failure of doing that is root cause of violence not conflict. - William Gomes
When you walk around with a long face in the house, that is called conflict. - Dada Bhagwan
Modern scientific findings harmonize with revelation through the ages. No conflict exists between the gospel and any truth .... All true principles are a part of the gospel of Jesus Christ. There is no principle that we need to fear. - Spencer W. Kimball
Action cannot destroy ignorance, for it is not in conflict with ignorance. Knowledge alone destroys ignorance, as light destroys dense darkness. - Shankara
Washing one's hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral. - Paulo Freire
But the greatest menace to our civilization today is the conflict between giant organized systems of self-righteousness-each system only too delighted to find that the other is wicked-each only too glad that the sins give it the pretext for still deeper hatred and animosity. - Herbert Butterfield
The more you condemn yourself for thinking or feeling a certain way, the more you feel stuck within your own body and mind.What if you went the other way and embraced it so totally that it was as if there was never any alternative experience to be reached for? What happens when the conflict ends? - Adam Oakley
Conflict is not unavoidable. However, it is nonsensical to consider the institution of a state as a solution to the problem of possible conflict, because it is precisely the institution of a state which first makes conflict unavoidable and permanent. - Hans-Hermann Hoppe
A nation that is built on war will forever have conflict. - Victor Dunsin
​A sage sees no conflict between Science & Religion. - Abhijit Naskar
Politics is a man in conflict with other men. Art is a man in conflict with himself. - Marty Rubin
Peace is better than war because conflict resolutions can be made without a wastage of life and resources. - Gugu Mona
Peace is not merely the absence of war or conflict but the presence of tranquility, harmony and love. - Debasish Mridha
The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. - William Ellery Channing
I believe that in this generation those with the courage to enter the conflict will find themselves with companions in every corner of the world. - Robert F. Kennedy
Black and white thinking limits understanding and feedback, two necessary ingredients for successful resolution in creative conflict and successful understanding. - David W. Earle
The threat of frustration of a biological urge does not cause conflict and anxiety unless that urge is identified with some value essential to the existence of the personality. - Rollo May
The religious scholars I have consulted are passionate about the need for political leaders to educate themselves in the varieties of faith and to see religion more as a potential means for reconciliation than as a source of conflict. - Madeleine Albright
Defeat is only defeat if we accept it as defeat. Victory often comes after defeat, because one was too stubborn to allow it to be their reality. In the trail of any great conflict you will see the scuff marks, where the one was beaten down, but they could not be taught to stay that way. - Tom Althouse
To rise above the conflicting desires of others, there must be no conflict about your own. - Stephen Richards
Difference is the essence of humanity. Difference is an accident of birth, and it should therefore never be the source of hatred or conflict. Therein lies a most fundamental principle of peace: respect for diversity. - John Hume
I did not marry the first girl that I fell in love with, because there was a tremendous religious conflict, at the time. She was an atheist, and I was an agnostic. - Woody Allen
Action has meaning only in relationship, and without understanding relationship, action on any level will only breed conflict. The understanding of relationship is infinitely more important than the search for any plan of action. - Jiddu Krishnamurti
Man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love. - Martin Luther King Jr.
The only real conflict you will ever have in your life won’t be with others, but with yourself. - Shannon L. Alder
Each conflict is self conflict. - Raphael Zernoff
When the conventional wisdom of physics seemed to conflict with an elegant theory of his, Einstein was inclined to question that wisdom rather than his theory, often to have his stubbornness rewarded. - Walter Isaacson
Peace does not mean an absence of violence or conflict, but it means how we respond to it, with violence or with love and understanding. Hate never can eradicate hate but love can do that. - Debasish Mridha
Thinking is not enough. Nothing is. There is no final enough of wisdom, experience--any fucking thing. No Holy Grail, No Final Satori, no final solution. Just conflict. - William S. Burroughs
Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. - Thomas Paine
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. - Thomas Paine
The actual theme of corruption can condemn humanity and this conflict can be resolved when people are diligent to put an end to this catastrophe as a community." - Saaif Alam
Messy" is a word we use to explain a conflict with an expectation we had. Eliminate the expectation, and you eliminate the "messy". - Steve Maraboli
Among the great struggles of man-good/evil, reason/unreason, etc.-there is also this mighty conflict between the fantasy of Home and the fantasy of Away, the dream of roots and the mirage of the journey. - Salman Rushdie
Where do you see conflict in this world? Only where there is infatuation (attachment). - Dada Bhagwan
The most profound personal growth does not happen while reading a book or meditating. It happens in the throes of conflict, when you are angry, afraid, frustrated. It happens when you are doing the same old thing and you suddenly realize that you have a choice. - Vironika Tugaleva
The stark nakedness and simplicity of the conflict with which humanity is oppressed - that of getting angry with and wishing to hurt the very person who is most loved. - John Bowlby
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. - B.R. Ambedkar
Where wisdom reigns, there is no conflict between thinking and feeling. - C.G. Jung
I have two questions for you: one, what kind of person do you want to be? Two, what kind of music would I find on your playlist? If any answer in the second question is in conflict with your answer to the first question, you may want to make a few changes. - Justin Young
What we see in a democracy governed by representatives is not a government for the people but an organized conflict of interests that only results in the setting up of unstable balances of power. - Ananda K. Coomaraswamy
There is no conflict between liberty and safety. We will have both or neither.
There is the truth , the perception of truth, and versions that don't even come close; but it's the perception that creates the most conflict every time. - Johnnie Dent Jr.
Peace does not mean an absence of violence or conflict, but it means how we respond to it, with violence or with love and understanding. Hate never can eradicate hate but love can. - Debasish Mridha
...required for good fiction: character, conflict, change through time. And if you're really blessed, you get resolution. But life doesn't usually work out that way. - Ted Conover
Life has always been about God winning. He will send you a miracle that will take you through the conflict in your life into a better situation that will create the most peace in the world--- if you only believe. - Shannon L. Alder
Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few. - Winston S. Churchill
The very way that you think is a crucial component to your overall health and well being. Living towards the negative will only foster conflict and a sense of lack, while living towards the positive will create more opportunity for you to experience harmony and abundance. - Gary Hopkins
Where slightest of conflict exists, there is neither God nor Religion. - Dada Bhagwan
There is a constant conflict between What you're and What I think YOU ARE! - Ramana Pemmaraju
What a country calls its vital economic interests are not the things which enable its citizens to live, but the things which enable it to make war. Petrol is much more likely than wheat to be a cause of international conflict. - Simone Weil
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
Peace is not just the absence of conflict; peace is the creation of an environment where all can flourish regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, class, caste or any other social markers of difference. - Nelson Mandela
None of us lives in isolation. We're in it together. And some conflict along the way is inevitable. But our highest priority, when all is said and done, has to be commitment to each other –- sticking together. - Steve Goodier
When the weakness of human soul conflict with writer's word , It will create self History. - Yaganesh Derasari
When introverts are in conflict with each other...it may require a map in order to follow all the silences, nonverbal cues and passive-aggressive behaviors! - Adam S. McHugh
Life is a book that someone else is reading—and you, a key character—hence the need for continual conflict and resolution. We can't have any boring books. - Richelle E. Goodrich
The common culture of permits - that is, the assumption that only that which is not explicitly permitted is not forbidden - usually draws the laws of one's own possibilities far more narrowly than necessary and prematurely avoids real or imaginary conflict. - Ursula Hofbauer, Friedemann Derschmidt
Healing takes place when grievances are given ample and patient space to be acknowledged, when there is transparency and honesty, when everybody is given the chance to be heard, when nobody is excluded, when people can accept the energy of the conflict and use it as a major opportunity for growth. - Franco Santoro
I have a self-made quote: Celebrate diversity, practice acceptance and may we all choose peaceful options to conflict. - Donzella Michele Malone
The only antidote to the unnerving effects of such incoherence is integrity. People and organizations with integrity are wholly themselves. No aspect of self stands different or apart. At their center is clarity, not conflict. When they go inside to find themselves, there is only one self there. - Margaret Wheatley
Few artists thrive in solitude and nothing is more stimulating than the conflict of minds with similar interests. - Arthur C. Clarke
Is there any conflict between science and religion? There is no conflict in the mind of God, but often there is conflict in the minds of men. - Henry B. Eyring
Whenever you become aware of a conflict in the world, realize that you only perceive it as a conflict because it resonates with something that's already inside of you. - Auliq Ice
One hour of thoughtful solitude may nerve the heart for days of conflict - girding up its armor to meet the most insidious foe.
Religion often has conflict with science but spirituality is a science. - Debasish Mridha
I’m afraid, my blue-skinned friend - that matters of religion are absolute. True believers cannot be reasoned with. You either agree with their beliefs or you accept that you will be in eternal conflict with them.’"~Saul KarzaDeathsworn Arc 4: Rise of the Archmage - Martyn Stanley
There has always been, and there is now, a profound conflict of interest between the people and the government of the United States. - Howard Zinn
You cannot fix a problem in the world unless you've already resolved the underlying conflict within yourself. - Auliq Ice
Believing that there is a conflict between rationality and spirituality is like believing that there is a conflict between knowledge and inspiration. - Jakub Bożydar Wiśniewski
Conflict and character are the heart of good fiction, and good mystery has both of those in spades. - Diana Gabaldon
The biggest threats to human survival today are not wars or conflict, it is modern business. - Steven Magee
When religious people take the stance that they don’t owe anyone that is hurting closure or answers then God is not winning. Conflict continues because of lack of communication, fear and indifference. - Shannon L. Alder
There are benefits in confrontation. Even though we don’t like it most of the time, but people who obey this demand of life, live in peace better than the others. They avoid conflict and fights, better than others. They are able to identify their friends and enemies faster than others. - Sunday Adelaja
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. - Lao Tzu
It is this mythical, or rather symbolic, content of the religious traditions which is likely to come into conflict with science. This occurs whenever this religious stock of ideas contains dogmatically fixed statements on subjects which belong in the domain of science. - Albert Einstein
God’s warriors don’t avoid conflict. They fight through it with communication and a positive outlook. - Shannon L. Alder
Amazing relationships aren't about making one perfect choice in your choice of partner. They're about the infinite amount of choices you make in each conflict, each conversation, and each moment to open yourself and to stay open, even when it's hard. - Vironika Tugaleva
On the surface, humans appear to hate conflict, but in reality, they seek it. - Nagaru Tanigawa
If one’s mind becomes conflict-free, that is ‘moksha’; conflict filled mind, that is worldly life. - Dada Bhagwan
Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar. - Abraham Lincoln
Sometimes the simplest solution out of conflict is becoming someone’s friend, instead of saying goodbye forever. - Shannon L. Alder
In politics, a conflict only exists in public; otherwise it is merely a potential for conflict, which we can never be certain exists or will materialize. - Kanan Makiya
Sounds of Time rattles the silence of Reality. An illusion pierces through similar existence and creates a conflict zone. - Amitav Chowdhury
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. - William Ellery Channing
People look for peaceful solutions for the world troubled by conflict. A peaceful solution can only come from a peaceful heart. Be the peaceful solution you seek. - Raphael Zernoff
Absence of conflict creating intents is itself Moksh (Ultimate Liberation). - Dada Bhagwan
Whenever you can’t balance what you see with what you believe you have conflict. - Shannon L. Alder
When 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. - Adolf Hitler
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. - B.R. Ambedkar
Conflict is going to happen whether you want it or not. People will butt heads. Sometimes when you least expect it. - Jimmy Bise Jr.
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
The 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. - Thomas Paine
I’m afraid, my blue-skinned friend - that matters of religion are absolute. True believers cannot be reasoned with. You either agree with their beliefs or you accept that you will be in eternal conflict with them.(Deathsworn Arc 4: Rise of the Archmage) - Martyn Stanley
The more you condemn yourself for thinking or feeling a certain way, the more you feel stuck within your own body and mind.. What if you went the other way and embraced it so totally that it was as if there was never any alternative experience to be reached for? What happens when the conflict ends? - Adam Oakley
What you value at the highest level needs to be in alignment with your partner or you will have conflict. - Shannon L. Alder
All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle of existence. - Otto von Bismarck
He could not fit in my imagination and I was not fit for his Real and the conflict between imagination and real sadly made us apart - Seema Gupta
Culture is more often a source of conflict than of synergy. Cultural differences are a nuisance at best and often a disaster. - Geert Hofstede
His pride and her beauty had been in direct conflict, and his pride had remained the conqueror. - Emmuska Orczy
The 'peace' the gospel brings is never the absence of conflict, but an ineffable divine reassurance within the heart of conflict; a peace that surpasses understanding. - Walter Wink
Heat and animosity, contest and conflict, may sharpen the wits, although they rarely do; they never strengthen the understanding, clear the perspicacity, guide the judgment, or improve the heart.
Why don't you want to do what you know you should do? The reason you don't is that you are in conflict with yourself. - Tom Hopkins
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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