Any fool can know. The point is to understand.— Albert Einstein
Unexpected Conflict Resolution quotations
Don't be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with, the wind.
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.
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
An act of love, a voluntary taking on oneself of some of the pain of the world, increases the courage and love and hope of all.
You don't get what you deserve, you get what you earn.
Peace produced by suppression is neither natural nor desirable.
We need to learn and to show others that there are tried and tested, powerful ways of containing and resolving conflict which do not require the use of force.
An apology is the superglue of life. It can repair just about anything.
A story can take you through a whole process of searching, seeking, confronting, through conflicts, and then to a resolution. As the storyteller and the listener, we go through a story together.
All great films are a resolution of a conflict between darkness and light.
There is no single right way to express yourself. There are infinite possibilities for the use of light with shadows and colors. The decisions you make about composition, movement and the countless combinations of these and other variables is what makes it an art.
True peace is not merely the absence of tension: it is the presence of justice.
A simple equation exists between freedom and numbers: the more people, the less freedom.
Communism... is the genuine resolution of the antagonism between man and nature and between man and man; it is the true resolution of the conflict between existence and essence, objectification and self-affirmation, freedom and necessity, individual and species. It is the riddle of history solved and knows itself as the solution.
What I think we need to do is infuse everyday and every action with the kind of values we hope will be in the future, with kindness, with nurturing, with dreams, ambition, using your talents, not resorting to violence, other forms of conflict resolution, with humor, with poetry, with music.
The reality today is that we are all interdependent and have to co-exist on this small planet. Therefore, the only sensible and intelligent way of resolving differences and clashes of interests, whether between individuals or nations, is through dialogue.
The secret to healthy conflict resolution isn't taking a 'you against me' stance. The secret is realizing it's 'us against Satan.' He's the real enemy.
The quality of our lives depends not on whether or not we have conflicts, but on how we respond to them.
I discovered that resolution of conflict comes from people being able to express their own feelings and their own needs in the face of another. Making agreements and setting goals without building upon the feelings of the parties involved is empty, because it does not consider the vulnerabilities of our own humanity.
Conflict is inevitable but combat is optional.
Don't let the sun go down on me.
If you can't go around it, over it, or through it, you had better negotiate with it.
You can't shake hands with a closed fist.
We know - intellectually - that confronting an issue is the only way to resolve it. But any resolution will disrupt the status quo. Given the choice between conflict and change on the one hand, and inertia on the other, the ostrich position can seem very attractive.
Next time you pray any kind of prayer, whether it be for the resolution of healing, or for a house, or for a car, or for a husband, or for a family conflict, or for a solution to a problem, tell Him he can say yes or no. Because in the end, you're a winner. Every time.
Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it
Our second phase was to develop a school curriculum that teaches tolerance, respect for differences, conflict resolution, anger management, and other attributes of peace.
Good communications are central to leadership, conflict resolution, business success, family and the potential of all of your relationships.
Start out with an ideal and end up with a deal.
The most difficult thing in any negotiation, almost, is making sure that you strip it of the emotion and deal with the facts.
Your higher self is always nudging you toward a resolution of the conflicts that you experience in your life, so that you will have room for serenity and harmony.
We visual communicators have so much good to share: rather than sharing our chemical and style addictions, we could be using our professional skills to help communicate health information, conflict resolution, democracy, technology.
Our country as a whole, no less than the Hastings College of Law, values tolerance, cooperation, learning, and the amicable resolution of conflicts. But we seek to achieve those goals through "[a] confident pluralism that conduces to civil peace and advances democratic consensus-building," not by abridging First Amendment rights.
The resolution of conflict in self is like the making one of opposites in art.