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What are the best friction quotes?

We've gathered this hand-picked list of quotes to show you what is friction!

Whether a inspirational quote from your favorite celebrity Confucius, Chinese Proverbs or an motivational message about giving it your best from a successful business person, we can all benefit from a famous friction quote.

The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials. — Confucius

A gem cannot be polished without friction, nor a man perfected without trials. — Chinese Proverbs

Iteration, like friction, is likely to generate heat instead of progress. — George Eliot

Lying increases the creative faculties, expands the ego, and lessens the frictions of social contacts. — Clare Boothe Luce

Free societies...are societies in motion, and with motion comes tension, dissent, friction. Free people strike sparks, and those sparks are the best evidence of freedom's existence. — Salman Rushdie

One might call habit a moral friction: something that prevents the mind from gliding over things but connects it with them and makes it hard for it to free itself from them. — G. C. (Georg Christoph) Lichtenberg

It is not work that kills men; it is worry. Work is healthy; you can hardly put more upon a man than he can bear. Worry is the rust upon the blade. It is not the revolution which destroys the machinery but the friction. Fear secretes acids; but love and trust are sweet juices — Henry Ward Beecher

Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict. — Saul Alinsky