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Famous Conflict Quotations

List of Conflict Quotes

We found 221 quote(s) that contain the word Conflict.



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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. Saul Alinsky

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Our men and women in our armed forces are the real heroes in this conflict. Wayne Allard

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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

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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

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Mr. Reagan spent World War II, the global conflict fought and won by his generation, making training films in Hollywood. R. W. Apple, Jr.

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When a mother quarrels with a daughter, she has a double dose of unhappiness hers from the conflict, and empathy with her daughter's from the conflict with her. Throughout her life a mother retains this special need to maintain a good relationship with her daughter. Terri Apter

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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. Louis Aragon

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Look, this job has always been a crucible of conflict. Bruce Babbitt

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What we've proven is that you can protect the environment, use it wisely and grow the economy and that there is no conflict between the two. Bruce Babbitt

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I believe without exception that theory follows practice. Whenever there is a conflict between theory and practice, theory is wrong. As far as I'm concerned, we make theories for what people have done. David Baker

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Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure that Europe became a continent of humanism, and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must now intervene in the Middle East conflict. Daniel Barenboim

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This conflict is one thing I've been waiting for. I'm well and strong and young - young enough to go to the front. If I can't be a soldier, I'll help soldiers. Clara Barton

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All men have an instinct for conflict: at least, all healthy men. Hilaire Belloc

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If I, taking care of everyone's interests, also take care of my own, you can't talk about a conflict of interest. Silvio Berlusconi

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Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen. Andrew Bernstein

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All treaties between great states cease to be binding when they come in conflict with the struggle for existence. Otto von Bismarck

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Conflict is not inevitable, but disarmament is... everyone now accepts that if there is a default by Saddam the international community must act to enforce its will. Tony Blair

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Those who wish to cause religious conflict are small in number but often manage to dominate the headline. Tony Blair

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There is no conflict between favouring Islamic and traditional values and being more open and international. Hassanal Bolkiah

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Our National Guard, as I think everybody knows, has provided about 40 percent of the boots on the ground in Iraq and in the conflict against Islamofascism. They went into that battle, being called up for their national security service, short of equipment. Kit Bond

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The Arab-Israeli conflict is also in many ways a conflict about status: it's a war between two peoples who feel deeply humiliated by the other, who want the other to respect them. Battles over status can be even more intractable than those over land or water or oil. Alain de Botton

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As someone who has seen war first hand, and as a father of three young adults, it was my hope that we could have resolved this conflict and disarmed Saddam Hussein without war. However, this was not the case. Allen Boyd

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Religious conflict can be the bloodiest and cruelest conflicts that turn people into fanatics. William J. Brennan

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The social system grows rigid but the productive forces continue to expand, and conflict ensues between the forces of production and the social conditions of production. Earl Browder

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I have always been a firm believer in participation so there were no cuts. We practiced three times a week but if a student had an academic conflict, academics took priority. Tony Brown