conflict quotes

I always try to create conflict and drama in my books; it's the engine of the novel.Monica Ali

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

In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today.Isabel Allende

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

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

There's no story if there isn't some conflict. The memorable things are usually not how pulled together everybody is. I think everybody feels lonely and trapped sometimes. I would think it's more or less the norm.Wes Anderson

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

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

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

Dramatically, I like darkness, I like conflict - but I don't see the world as defined by them.Andrea Arnold

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

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

I definitely see the good in people. Certainly in my own life I strive to be somebody who is functional and well adjusted and can face conflict in a non-emotional and non-destructive way, and those are the people I try to surround myself with in my life. But as characters, they bore me.J. G. Ballard

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

Drama is about conflict, and it's about putting obstacles in the path of people you who care about.Jim Beaver

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

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

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

Conflict of interest and lack of transparency, though they are global features as we saw post-Iraq, almost define Indian cricket.Harsha Bhogle

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