Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Conflict.

The repository contains 44 quotes in the category “Conflict.”
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No matter how much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens.

President Abraham Lincoln
1809 — 1865

Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?

President Abraham Lincoln
1809 — 1865

To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace.

President George Washington
1732 — 1799

Worry is the interest paid by those who borrow trouble.

President George Washington
1732 — 1799

Forgive your enemies, but remember their names.

President John F. Kennedy
1917 — 1963

History teaches that wars begin when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.

President Ronald Reagan
1911 — 2004

Terrorism is the preferred weapon of weak and evil men.

President Ronald Reagan
1911 — 2004

I’ve always believed that a lot of the troubles in the world would disappear if we were talking to each other instead of about each other.

President Ronald Reagan
1911 — 2004

Neglect kills injuries, revenge increases them.

Benjamin Franklin
1706 — 1790

Assassination: The extreme form of censorship.

George Bernard Shaw
1856 — 1950

If you can’t beat them, arrange to have them beaten.

George Carlin
1937 — 2008

A true friend stabs you in the front.

Oscar Wilde
1854 — 1900

There’s a part of the human psyche that’s never satisfied with the chunks of an Archduke at Sarajevo and has to have a World War I.

P. J. O’Rourke
1947 —     

Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.

Robert Frost
1874 — 1963

How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.

Friedrich Nietzsche
1844 — 1900

Big differences that can be worked out are less dangerous than small differences that can’t be.

Thomas Sowell
1930 —     

All violence consists in some people forcing others, under threat of suffering or death, to do what they do not want to do.

Count Leo Tolstoy
1828 — 1910

Every normal man must be tempted at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.

H. L. Mencken
1880 — 1956

There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell.

General William Tecumseh Sherman
1820 — 1891

A wise man does not try to hurry history. Many wars have been avoided by patience, and many have been precipitated by reckless haste.

Ambassador Adlai Stevenson
1900 — 1965

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