Cooperation and conflict are two sides of the same coin; both arise out of man's relationship with his fellows. The larger the group, the greater the possibility of development through cooperation, and the greater the possibility of conflict.— Julius Nyerere
Remarkable Both Sides quotations
I’m a feminist so I believe in inhabiting contradictions.
I believe in making contradictions productive, not in having to choose one side or the other side. As opposed to choosing either or, choosing both.
In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.
Right, wrong, good, bad, heaven, hell.
I think that is the theme of my life. I think you have to know both in order to honestly choose one. So I'm familiar with both sides of the fence.
Intelligence is measured by a person's ability to see validity within both sides of contradicting arguments.
So let us begin anew -- remembering on both sides that civility is not a sign of weakness, and sincerity is always subject to proof. Let us never negotiate out of fear, but let us never fear to negotiate. Let both sides explore what problems unite us instead of belaboring those problems which divide us.
I decided upon the thought that I can only find myself once I can admit to myself and approve that both sides are sides of myself.
There are three ways of dealing with difference: domination, compromise, and integration. By domination only one side gets what it wants; by compromise neither side gets what it wants; by integration we find a way by which both sides may get what they wish.
The war... was an unnecessary condition of affairs, and might have been avoided if forebearance and wisdom had been practiced on both sides.
When you have a conflict, that means that there are truths that have to be addressed on each side of the conflict. And when you have a conflict, then it's an educational process to try to resolve the conflict. And to resolve that, you have to get people on both sides of the conflict involved so that they can dialogue.
Reconciliation is to understand both sides;
to go to one side and describe the suffering being endured by the other side, and then go to the other side and describe the suffering being endured by the first side.
In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945.
Don't judge without having heard both sides.
Even persons who think themselves virtuous very easily forget this elementary rule of prudence.
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
Every truth has two sides; it is as well to look at both, before we commit ourselves to either.
A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds and mopes;
a philosopher sees both sides and shrugs; an optimist doesn't see the clouds at all - he's walking on them.
I met someone from the German side and we both shared the same opinion: we fought, we finished and we were friends... It wasn't worth it.
Faith and doubt both are needed - not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.
For some reason, I grew up generally believing that Japan and Korea were quite friendly. I do know that there is some bad history and the extremists on both sides are unreasonable.
Hunting is not a sport. In a sport, both sides should know they're in the game.
But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played a very significant role in maintaining the momentum of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War.
To love and be loved is to feel the sun from both sides.
Music can be healing, and with my history and my knowledge of both sides of what looks like a gigantic divide in the world, I feel I can point a way forward to our common humanity again.
We Jews have put issue upon issue to the American people.
Then we promote both sides of the issue as confusion reigns. With their eye's fixed on the issues, they fail to see who is behind every scene. We Jews toy with the American public as a cat toys with a mouse.
Through mutual understanding, sincerity and goodwill, and with great wisdom and broad views, the leaders on both sides should jointly initiate new opportunities for peace, stability, cooperation and mutual benefit.
I think both sides [China and United States] should work hard to build a new type of relationship between big powers. The two sides should cooperate with each other for a win-win result in order to benefit people from the two countries and the world.
If you die trying for something important, then you have both honor and courage, and that's pretty good.
The war was won on both sides: by the Vietnamese on the ground, by the Americans in the electronic mental space. And if the one side won an ideological and political victory, the other made Apocalypse Now and that has gone right around the world.
If the book be false in its facts, disprove them;
if false in its reasoning, refute it. But, for God's sake, let us freely hear both sides, if we choose.
In order to be able to set a limit to thought, we should have to find both sides of the limit thinkable (i.e. we should have to be able to think what cannot be thought).
An excellent weapon and luck had been on my side.
To be successful, the best fighter pilot needs both.
He hits from both sides of the plate. He's amphibious.
We live in an increasingly sophisticated world that makes it difficult to make simple comments on stuff. There are too many people on both sides of the border who are taking advantage of circumstances and the situation.
Look at it! It's a once in a lifetime opportunity, man! Let me go out there and let me get one wave, just one wave before you take me in. I mean, come on man, where I am I gonna go? Cliffs on both sides! I'm not gonna paddle my way to New Zealand! Come on, compadre. Come on!
I imagined myself as Frida to Diego, both muse and maker.
I dreamed of meeting an artist to love and support and work with side by side.