Quotations on Quarrels

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When a mother quarrels with a daughter, she has a double dose of unhappiness hers from the conflict, and empathy with her daughter's from the conflict with her. Throughout her life a mother retains this special need to maintain a good relationship with her daughter.
- Terri Apter
(Keywords: Life, Mother, Daughter, Conflict, Empathy, Quarrels, Unhappiness)

The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern.
- Amir Butler
(Keywords: Concern, Democracy, Quarrels, Reality, Security)

In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Nature, Quarrels, Reason)

Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Keywords: Family, Quarrels, Rules, Skin, Wounds)

The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.
- Aldous Huxley
(Keywords: Politics, War, Fact, Murder, Quarrels, Victims)

A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit.
- Thomas Jefferson
(Keywords: Man, Quarrels, Spirit)

The United States is the world's best hope, but if you fetter her in the interests and quarrels of other nations, if you tangle her in the intrigues of Europe, you will destroy her power for good and endanger her very existence.
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Keywords: Power, Hope, Europe, Existence, Nations, Quarrels, states, United, Will, World)

Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left.
- Robert Lynd
(Keywords: History, Poetry, Drama, Fiction, Literature, Quarrels, Will)

The life and liberty and property and happiness of the common man throughout the world are at the absolute mercy of a few persons whom he has never seen, involved in complicated quarrels that he has never heard of.
- Gilbert Murray
(Keywords: Happiness, Life, Liberty, Man, Mercy, Property, Quarrels, World)

What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power.
- William S. Paley
(Keywords: History, Power, Contention, Disappointments, Public, Quarrels, Vices)

Now the thing is not to get into unnecessary quarrels by talking too much and not to indicate any weakness by talking too much; let our actions speak for themselves.
- Henry L. Stimson
(Keywords: Actions, Now, Quarrels, Talking, Weakness)

Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels.
- Voltaire
(Keywords: Quarrels, Weakness)

Thus, anybody who follows this nature and gives way its states will be led into quarrels and conflicts, and go against the conventions and rules of society, and will end up a criminal.
- Xun Zi
(Keywords: Nature, Society, End, Quarrels, Rules, states, Will)

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