conflict

A Quote by John Owen on company, conflict, death, faith, grace, hope, leadership, love, readiness, self-denial, spirituality, wisdom, and work

Faith is the leading grace in all our spiritual warfare and conflict; but all along, while we live, it hath faithful company that adheres to it and helps it. Love works, and hope works, and all other graces - self-denial, readiness to the cross - they all work and help faith. Yet when we come to die, faith is left alone. Now, try what faith will do. Not to be surprised with any thing is the substance of human wisdom; not to be surprised with death is a great part of the substance of our spiritual wisdom.

John Owen

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A Quote by John Milton on conflict

Arms on armour clashing bray'd Horrible discord, and the madding wheels Of brazen chariots rag'd: dire was the noise Of conflict.

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Source: Paradise Lost. Book vi. Line 209.

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A Quote by John Marshall on conflict, decisions, duty, and laws

It is emphatically the province and duty of the judicial department to say what the law is. . . . If two laws conflict with each other, the courts must decide on the operation of each. . . . This is of the very essence of judicial duty.

John Marshall (1755 - 1835)

Source: Marbury v. Madison, I Cranch, 1803

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A Quote by John Heider on achievement, behavior, clarity, conflict, contentment, death, fear, force, goals, intelligence, learning, life, needs, peace, people, power, prosperity, strength, time, and wisdom

To know how other people behave takes intelligence, but to know myself takes wisdom. To manage other people's lives takes strength, but to manage my own life takes true power. If I am content with what I have, I can live simply and enjoy both prosperity and free time. If my goals are clear, I can achieve them without fuss. If I am at peace with myself, I will not spend my life force in conflicts. If I have learned to let go, I do not need to fear dying.

John Heider

Source: The Tao Of Leadership

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A Quote by John (Jay) Davison Rockefeller, IV on concern, conflict, death, inspiration, life, problems, religion, spirit, spirituality, strength, women, and world

What the world craves today is a more spiritual and less formal religion. To the man or woman facing death, great conflict, the big problems of human life, the forms of religion are of minor concern, while the spirit of religion is a desperately needed source of inspiration, comfort and strength.

J.D. Rockefeller (1937 -)

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A Quote by Isaac Asimov on conflict, existence, inaction, and laws

One, a robot may not injure a human being, or through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm; Two, a robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law; Three, a robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First or Second Laws.

Isaac Asimov (1920 - 1992)

Source: Laws of Robotics from I. Robot, 1950

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A Quote by Irene Claremont de Castillejo on awareness, conflict, difficulty, facts, learning, life, losing, needs, soul, strength, trust, and women

A woman today lives in perpetual conflict. She cannot slay the dragon of the unconscious without severing her own essential contact with it; without in fact destroying her feminine strength and becoming a mere pseudo-man. Her task is a peculiarly difficult one. She needs the focused consciousness her animus alone can give her, yet she must not forsake her woman's role of mediator to man. Through a woman, man finds his soul. She must never forget this. Through a woman, not through a pseudo-man. Through man, woman finds the animus who can express the soul she has never lost. Her burning need is to trust her own diffuse awareness, to know what she knows and to learn to speak of it, for until it is expressed she does not wholly know it.

Irene Claremont de Castillejo

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A Quote by Henry Moore on admiration, art, conflict, giving, energy, and struggle

I find in all the artists that I admire most a disturbing element, a distortion, giving evidence of a struggle . . . . In great art, this conflict is hidden, it is unresolved. All that is bursting with energy is disturbing - not perfect.

Henry Moore (1898 - 1986)

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A Quote by Harold B. Lee on christ, conflict, jesus, justice, and sorrow

Just as a flood-lighted temple is more beautiful in a severe storm or in a heavy fog, so the gospel of Jesus Christ is more glorious in times of inward storm and of personal sorrow and tormenting conflict.

Harold B. Lee (1899 - 1973)

Source: Conference Report, April 1965, p.16.

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A Quote by Harish-Chandra on belief, caution, certainty, conflict, conventionality, discovery, experience, imagination, intuition, knowledge, roles, and wisdom

I have often pondered over the roles of knowledge or experience, on the one hand, and imagination or intuition, on the other, in the process of discovery. I believe that there is a certain fundamental conflict between the two, and knowledge, by advocating caution, tends to inhibit the flight of imagination. Therefore, a certain naivete, unburdened by conventional wisdom, can sometimes be a positive asset.

Harish-Chandra (1923 - 1983)

Source: R. Langlands, "Harish-Chandra," Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 31 (1985)

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