Conflict Quotes

Most popular conflict quotes

Never cut what you can untie.
When one will not, two cannot quarrel.


A long dispute means both parties are wrong.
You don't win by meeting any kind of negativity head-on.

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Don't fight a battle if you don't gain anything by winning.

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The ultimate test of a relationship is to disagree but to hold hands.


Two birds disputed about a kernel, when a third swooped down and carried it off.
— African proverb

African proverbs proverbs

Do not fight too often with your enemy or you will teach him all your art of war.
A marriage without conflicts is almost as inconceivable as a nation without crises.


Conflict is inevitable, the source of all growth, and an absolute necessity if one is to be alive.
No doubt there are other important things in life besides conflict, but there are not many other things so inevitably interesting.
So that in the nature of man, we find three principal causes of quarrel. First, competition; secondly, diffidence; thirdly, glory.

human nature