Mature people never make difference of opinion a means of conflict.— Fethullah Gulen
Exciting Conflicting Opinions quotations
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
Crime is contagious....if the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for the law.
If there is no absolute beyond man's ideas, then there is no final appeal to judge between individuals and groups whose moral judgments conflict. We are merely left with conflicting opinions.
10% of conflict is due to difference in opinion and 90% is due to delivery and tone of voice.
If there is no absolute moral standard, then one cannot say in a final sense that anything is right or wrong.
Daily, from sunrise to sunset, the radio, newspapers and magazines broadcast to the world how to maintain health, how to regain health... the conflicting information, expressive of the different opinions of these various health authorities, has proved to be nothing less than confusion.
They've (Israel) lost the battle for public opinion.
They claim it's because American Jews know too little.. I claim it's because they know too much about the conflict, and young liberal Jews have difficulty defending the use of cluster bombs in Lebanon or supporting the Israeli settlements.
Be brave enough to live the life of your dreams according to your vision and and purpose instead of the expectations and opinions of others.
There is no perfect strategic decision.
One always has to pay a price. One always has to balance conflicting objectives, conflicting opinions, and conflicting priorities. The best strategic decision is only an approximation - and a risk.
Without absolutes revealed from without by God Himself, we are left rudderless in a sea of conflicting ideas about manners, justice and right and wrong, issuing from a multitude of self-opinionated thinkers.
You see, a conflict always begins with an issue - a difference of opinion, an argument. But by the time it turns into a war, the issue doesn't matter anymore, because now it's about one thing and one thing only: how much each side hates the other.
No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.
The human soul is hospitable, and will entertain conflicting sentiments and contradictory opinions with much impartiality.
Whenever it is necessary that one of several conflicting opinions should prevail and when one would have to be made to prevail by force if need be, it is less wasteful to determine which has the stronger support by counting numbers than by fighting.
Fight for your opinions, but do not believe that they contain the whole truth, or the only truth.
A tiger doesn't lose sleep over the opinion of sheep.
Here is the beginning of philosophy: a recognition of the conflicts between men, a search for their cause, a condemnation of mere opinion .. . and the discovery of a standard of judgement.
That's give [Donald Trump] so much attention.
And it's so funny. There actually have conflicting opinions on women in combat, in the military. So they have all the issues that stake. I'm more concerned with the VA than anything else.
It is often more important to act than to understand.
.. there are times... when two conflicting opinions, though one happens to be right, are more perilous than one opinion which is wrong.
Don't let someone elses opinion of you become your reality.
Since the general or prevailing opinion on any subject is rarely or never the whole truth, it is only by the collision of adverse opinion that the remainder of the truth has any chance of being supplied.
To observe people in conflict is a necessary part of a child's education.
It helps him to understand and accept his own occasional hostilities and to realize that differing opinions need not imply an absence of love.
Civilisation has ever accompanied emigration and conquest - the conflict of opinion, of religion, or of race.
One of the greatest mental freedoms is truly not caring what anyone else thinks of you.
We have hitherto considered only two possibilities: that the received opinion may be false, and some other opinion, consequently, true; or that, the received opinion being true, a conflict with the opposite error is essential to a clear apprehension and deep feeling of its truth. But there is a commoner case than either of these; when the conflicting doctrines, instead of being one true and the other false, share the truth between them.
Each week I am forced to revise my original opinion that Facebook is a great innovation for keeping people in touch, to believing that it is merely a canvas for members to act out strange, unresolved conflicts and desires.
I can hardly believe what these 12 caricatures [about Prophet Muhammad] have caused in the world. We Danes feel like we have been placed in a scene in the wrong movie. But I don't see the fight as a clash of civilizations. Rather, we must focus on avoiding exactly this type of conflict. We have to return to dialogue, to mutual understanding and to an acknowledgement of freedom of opinion.
The greatest please in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
I do not love strife, because I have always found that in the end each remains of the same opinion.
Perhaps the habit which distinguishes civilized people from others is that of discussion, exchange of opinion and ideas, the ability to differ without quarrelling, to say what you have to say civilly and then to listen civilly to another speaker.
As the networks evolve, so do my opinions toward them, and my divergent feelings bring out conflicting points of view. In advance, I apologize to those who expect a consistent position from me.
Do not speak badly of yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is lessened by them.
The beginning of philosophy is the recognition of the conflict between opinions.
President Bush is an intelligent man.
He is not going to declare an economic war against Iraq . [...] I admire your extraordinary efforts to rebuild your country. I know you need funds. We understand that, and our opinion is that you should have the opportunity to rebuild your country. But we have no opinion on Arab-Arab conflicts like your border disagreement with Kuwait .
A city is a state - of mind, of taste, of opportunity.
A city is a marketplace - where ideas are traded, opinions clash and eternal conflict may produce eternal truths.
I don't have to agree with you to like you or respect you.
During the early months of the war in 1914 there was a conflict of opinion between the War Office and the Foreign Office regarding news from the Front.
But, as Bacon has well pointed out, truth is more likely to come out of error, if this is clear and definite, than out of confusion, and my experience teaches me that it is better to hold a well-understood and intelligible opinion, even if it should turn out to be wrong, than to be content with a muddle-headed mixture of conflicting views, sometimes miscalled impartiality, and often no better than no opinion at all.
Wars of opinion, as they have been the most destructive, are also the most disgraceful of conflicts.
Don't let someone else's opinion of you become your reality.
"Endow scientific research and we shall know the truth, when and where it is possible to ascertain it;" but the counterblast is at hand: "To endow research is merely to encourage the research for endowment; the true man of science will not be held back by poverty, and if science is of use to us, it will pay for itself." Such are but a few samples of the conflict of opinion which we find raging around us.
It is not conflict of opinions that has made history so violent but conflict of belief in opinions, that is to say conflict of convictions.
Day by day and almost minute by minute the past was brought up to date.
In this way every prediction made by the Party could be shown by documentary evidence to have been correct; nor was any item of news, or any expression of opinion, which conflicted with the needs of the moment, ever allowed to remain on record. All history was a palimpsest, scraped clean and reinscribed exactly as often as was necessary.