Quotes Categories

Conflict Quotes

Big pay and little responsibility are circumstances seldom found together.

Author: Napoleon Hill (1883-1970)

Profession: American Speaker, Motivational Writer, ''Think and Grow Rich''

Why don't you want to do what you know you should do? The reason you don't is that you're in conflict with yourself.

Author: Tom Hopkins

Profession: American Sales Trainer, Speaker, Author

We must become acquainted with our emotional household: we must see our feelings as they actually are, not as we assume they are. This breaks their hypnotic and damaging hold on us.

Author: Vernon Howard (-1992)

Profession: American Author, Speaker

We are enslaved by anything we do not consciously see. We are freed by conscious perception.

Author: Vernon Howard (-1992)

Profession: American Author, Speaker

Insight into the two selves within a man clears up many confusions and contradictions. It was our understanding that preceded our victory.

Author: Vernon Howard (-1992)

Profession: American Author, Speaker

What people need and what they want may be very different.

Author: Elbert Hubbard (1859-1915)

Profession: American Author, Publisher

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.

Author: Carl Jung (1875-1961)

Profession: Swiss Psychiatrist

No man ever did a designed injury to another, but at the same time he did a greater to himself.

Author: Lord Kames


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

Author: John F. Kennedy (1917-1963)

Profession: Thirty-fifth President of the USA

The split in you is clear. There is a part of you that knows what it should do, and a part that does what it feels like doing.

Author: John Cantwell Kiley


What a man knows is everywhere at war with what he wants.

Author: Joseph Wood Krutch (1893-1970)

Profession: American Writer, Critic, Naturalist

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.''

Author: Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)

Profession: Sixteenth President of the USA

Instead of suppressing conflicts, specific channels could be created to make this conflict explicit, and specific methods could be set up by which the conflict is resolved.

Author: Albert Low

Profession: American Author

The effect of violent dislike between groups has always created an indifference to the welfare and honor of the state.

Author: Thomas B. Macaulay (1800-1859)

Profession: American Essayist and Historian

Talk back to your internal critic. Train yourself to recognize and write down critical thoughts as they go through your mind. Learn why these thoughts are untrue and practice talking and writing back to them.

Author: Robert J. Mckain