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"Unfounded hate only multiplies quarrels." - Nachman of Breslov

"Most quarrels amplify a misunderstanding." - Andre Gide

"A bad workman quarrels with his tools." - George Herbert

"Be ready for reconciliation after quarrels." - Cleobulus

"Lovers' quarrels are the renewal of love." - Terence

"Lovers quarrels are the renewal of love." - Terence

"Love-quarrels oft in pleasing concord end." - John Milton

"Never fear quarrels, but seek hazardous adventures." - Alexandre Dumas

"Bad quarrels come when two people are wrong. Worse quarrels come when two people are right." - Betty Smith

"For souls in growth, great quarrels are great emancipations." - Logan Pearsall Smith

"The quarrels of friends are the opportunities of foes." - Aesop

"Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another." - Ovid

"History writes the word 'Reconciliation' over all her quarrels." - Jan Smuts

"In quarrels such as these not ours to intervene." - Virgil

"For souls in growth, great quarrels are great emancipators." - Logan Pearsall Smith

"A happy love is full of quarrels, you know." - Jean Anouilh

"The Middle Eastern states aren't nations; they're quarrels with borders." - P. J. O'Rourke

"The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love." - Jean Racine

"Books and harlots have their quarrels in public." - Walter Benjamin

"Difference of religion breeds more quarrels than difference of politics." - Wendell Phillips

"Most quarrels are inevitable at the time; incredible afterwards." - E M Forster

"...our quarrels with the world are like our quarrels with God: no matter how right we are, we are wrong." - Randall Jarrell

"Out of our quarrels with others we make rhetoric. Out of our quarrels with ourselves we make poetry." - William Butler Yeats

"our quarrels with the world are like our quarrels with God: no matter how right we are, we are wrong." - Randall Jarrell

"ONCE remove the old arena of theological quarrels, and you will throw open the whole world to the most horrible, the most hopeless, the most endless, the most truly interminable quarrels; the untheological quarrels." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"When all the arguments have been forgotten, this central fact will remain. The two nations fought a single war, and their quarrels were the quarrels of brothers." - Henry L Stimson

"Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose." - Benjamin Franklin

"The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed." - Suzanne Curchod

"Quarrels are a natural part of relationships. Making up is always the best part." - Maureen Johnson

"Lovers' quarrels are not generally about money. Divorce cases generally are." - Mason Cooley

"He who quarrels with a drunken man injures one who is absent." - Publilius Syrus

"Quarrels never could last long, if on one side only lay the wrong." - Benjamin Franklin

"The man who questions opinions is wise. The man who quarrels with facts is a fool." - Frank Garbutt

"Quarrels would not last so long if the fault lay only on one side." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"All these inconveniences are incidents to love: reproaches, jealousies, quarrels, reconcilements, war, and then peace." - Terence

"The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms; everything is more beautiful when they have passed." - Suzanne Curchod

"The quarrels of lovers lead but to the renewal of love." - Terence

"The reformation of our travelled gallants That fill the court with quarrels, talk and tailors." - William Shakespeare

"The secret of getting along with people is that of postponing quarrels." - Murray Leinster

"A bad workman quarrels with the man who calls him that." - Ambrose Bierce

"Quarrels in France strengthen a love affair, in America they end it." - Ned Rorem

"Neurotic quarrels always have the same theme-song: Hate me and get it over with." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"Many do not realize that we here must die. For those who realize this, quarrels end." - Gautama Buddha

"Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons." - Blaise Pascal

"Little quarrels often prove To be but new recruits of love." - Samuel Butler

"Those who in quarrels intepose Must often wipe a bloody nose." - John Gay

"Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat." - William Shakespeare

"The dove loves when it quarrels; the wolf hates when it flatters." - Saint Augustine

"Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive." - Antisthenes

"Those who in quarrels interpose, must often wipe a bloody nose." - John Gay

"Weakness on both sides is, as we know, the motto of all quarrels." - Voltaire

"Sport begets tumultuous strife and wrath, and wrath begets fierce quarrels and war to the death." - Horace

"The best quarrels, in the heat, are cursed by those that feel their sharpness." - William Shakespeare

"Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"Quarrels would not last long if the fault was only on one side." - Francois De La Rochefouca

"In all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of dullness." - George Eliot

"A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit." - Thomas Jefferson

"Then there is the usual scene when lovers are excited with each other, quarrels, entreaties, reproaches, and then fondling reconcilement." - Tacitus

"I thought we'd die there, quarrels in our backs, you for what you did and me for bearing witness." - Janet Morris

"When quarrels and complaints arise, it is when people who are equal have not got equal shares, or vice-versa." - Aristotle

"I have heard of some kind of men that put quarrels purposely on others, to taste their valor." - William Shakespeare

"Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity." - Sakya Pandita

"In lover's quarrels, the party that loves most is always most willing to acknowledge the greater fault." - Walter Scott

"With an artist no sane man quarrels, any more than with the colour of a child's eyes." - George Santayana

"Two-thirds of all the strifes, quarrels, and lawsuits in the world arise from one simple cause-money." - J C Ryle

"Some do not understand that we must die, But those who do realize this settle their quarrels." - Gautama Buddha

"A man first quarrels with his father about three-quarters of a year before he is born." - Samuel Butler (novelist)

"Do the rhetorical quarrels of bourgeois political parties have anything to do with the interests of the humble and downtrodden?" - Mario Vargas Llosa

"Great affection is often the cause of violent animosity. The quarrels of men often arise from too great a familiarity." - Saskya Pandita

"There are three things against which the wise man guards: lust when young, quarrels when strong, and covetousness when old." - Confucius

"Cut quarrels out of literature, and you will have very little history or drama or fiction or epic poetry left." - Robert Staughton Lynd

"In love quarrels the party that loves the most is always most willing to acknowledge the greater fault." - Walter Scott

"Would a CONSCIOUS human being destroy himself through war, and crime, and quarrels? No, a man simply knows not what he does to himself." - G. I. Gurdjieff

"To me, teamwork is a lot like being part of a family. It comes with obligations, entanglements, headaches, and quarrels. But the rewards are worth the cost." - Pat Summitt

"The time has come to educate people, to cease all quarrels in the name of religion, culture, countries, different political or economic systems. Fighting is useless. Suicide." - Dalai Lama

"There are some places that have had real quarrels with the United States' policies, but I think the country is very well-respected worldwide." - Condoleezza Rice

"I am weary of your quarrels, Weary of your wars and bloodshed, Weary of your prayers for vengeance, Of your wranglings and dissensions" - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Whosoever quarrels with his fate, does not understated it, says Bettine; and among all her inspired sayings, she spoke none wiser." - Lydia Maria Child

"How many quarrels, and how important, has the doubt as to the meaning of this syllable Hoc produced for the world!" - Michel De Montaigne

"And when life's sweet fable ends, soul and body part like friends; no quarrels, murmurs, no delay; a kiss, a sigh, and so away." - Richard Crashaw

"He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face. - Ben Franklin" - Benjamin Franklin

"I have ever deemed it fundamental for the United States never to take active part in the quarrels of Europe.... They are nations of eternal war." - Thomas Jefferson

"A man has not the time to spend half his life in quarrels. If any man ceases to attack me, I never remember the past against him." - Abraham Lincoln

"He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face." - Benjamin Franklin

"Thy head is as full of quarrels as an egg is full of meat, and yet thy head hath been beaten as addle as an egg for quarrelling." - William Shakespeare

"How many quarrels, and how important, has the doubt as to the meaning of this syllable "Hoc" produced for the world!" - Michel De Montaigne

"That there are men in all countries who get their living by war, and by keeping up the quarrels of Nations is as shocking as it is true..." - Thomas Paine

"there were crimes and quarrels, alongside kindness and cooperation; there were people who loved each other and people who did not; it was a human world." - Orson Scott Card

"Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves." - Blaise Pascal

"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

"There are more quarrels smothered by just shutting your mouth, and holding it shut, than by all the wisdom in the world." - Henry Ward Beecher

"All the gang of those who rule us Hope our quarrels never stop Helping them to split and fool us So they can remain on top." - Bertolt Brecht

"Without the principle of private property there would be no reason for government, which is necessary solely for the purpose of keeping the disinherited within bounds in their quarrels or in their rebellions against those who hold the social wealth" - Ricardo Flores Magon

"I am slow to listen to criminations among friends, and never espouse their quarrels on either side. My sincere wish is that both sides will allow bygones to be bygones, and look to the present & future only." - Abraham Lincoln

"What occasions the greater part of the world's quarrels? Simply this: Two minds meet and do not understand each other in time enough to prevent any shock of surprise at the conduct of either party." - John Keats

"Keep carefully not of all scrapes and quarrels. They lower a character extremely; and are particularly dangerous in France, wherea man is dishonoured by not resenting an affront, and utterly ruined by resenting it." - Lord Chesterfield

"if it has to be that wars and battles are begun for many reasons and quarrels, then they should also be avoided and shunned by better and more valid reasons ..." - Christine de Pizan

"People in Parliament occupy themselves with private animosities and petty quarrels, and think little of the national interest. It is impossible to credit the serene indifference with which they consider events outside their own country." - William III of England

"Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They are not like aches or wounds; they are more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there is not enough material." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Can you support the expense of a husband, hussy, in gaming, drinking and whoring? Have you money enough to carry on the daily quarrels of man and wife about who shall squander most?" - John Gay

"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." - Anonymous

"The familiarities of the gaming-table contribute very much to the decay of politeness ... The pouts and quarrels that naturally arise from disputes must put an end to all complaisance, or even good will towards one another." - Mary Wortley Montagu

"So all I'm saying is, everything that seems important-our quarrels, or philosophical differences-in the end, it doesn't matter much. You know? In the end, what matters is what remains." - Thrity Umrigar

"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." - Xunzi

"One of the dangers of the American artist is that he finds himself almost exclusively thrown in with persons more or less in the arts. He lives among them, eats among them, quarrels with them, marries them." - Thornton Wilder

"If there are quarrels between the parents or if their marriage is unhappy, the ground will be prepared in their children for the severest predisposition to a disturbance of sexual development or to neurotic illness." - Sigmund Freud

"I want a trouble-maker for a lover, Blood spiller, blood drinker, a heart of flame, Who quarrels with the sky and fights with fate, Who burns like fire on the rushing sea." - Rumi

"The States separately have very inadequate ideas of the present danger. Party disputes and personal quarrels are the great business of the day, whilst the concerns of the nation are secondary." - George Washington

"The quarrels of theologians and philosophers have not been about religion, but about philosophy; and philosophers not unfrequently seem to entertain the same feeling toward theologians that sportsmen cherish toward poachers." - Thomas Huxley

"Sibling relationships - and 80 percent of Americans have at least one - outlast marriages, survive the death of parents, resurface after quarrels that would sink any friendship. They flourish in a thousand incarnations of closeness and distance, warmth, loyalty and distrust." - Erica E. Goode

"The censor believes that he can hold back the mighty traffic of life with a tin whistle and a raised right hand. For, after all, it is life with which he quarrels." - Heywood Broun

"Real solemn history, I cannot be interested in... The quarrels of popes and kings, with wars or pestilences in every page; the men all so good for nothing, and hardly any women at all." - Jane Austen

"A reader who quarrels with postulates, who dislikes Hamlet because he does not believe that there are ghosts or that people speak in pentameters, clearly has no business in literature." - Northrop Frye

"I come from a very religious background.And actually I remained in it. All my anger I describe in my quarrels with God in Auschwitz, but you know I used to pray every day." - Elie Wiesel

"Real solemn history, I cannot be interested in.... The quarrels of popes and kings, with wars and pestilences in every page; the men all so good for nothing, and hardly any women at all." - Jane Austen

"The English mind is always in a rage. The intellect of the race is wasted in the sordid and stupid quarrels of second-rate politicians or third-rate theologians." - Oscar Wilde

"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

"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

"The concept of God in Jewish orthodoxy is one where you're having constant quarrels with God. Where I come from, in Islam, the only concept of God is you submit to Him and you obey His commands; no quarreling allowed." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"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

"Two things, well considered, would prevent many quarrels: first, to have it well ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms, rather than things; and, secondly, to examine whether that on which we differ is worth contending about." - Charles Caleb Colton

"So long as the majority of Canadians have two countries, one here and one in Europe, national unity will remain a myth and a constant source of internecine quarrels." - Henri Bourassa

"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

"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

"Disputes among natural philosophers are of use to science, as the quarrels of the great, and the clamors of the little, are necessary to freedom of thought and the advancement of learning." - Hal Hellman

"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

"Debating the concept of race does not mean that I in any way regard this as a quarrel between neighbors over where they come from. I have perhaps said enough when I said the alternative to assimilation is that immigrant groups form their own state or go away for lack of acceptance. Why should it be less serious if quarrels and dissensions are socially related? After all, the quarrels and dissensions between Russia and America are also not racial. And yet they seem to me extremely dangerous." - Norbert Elias

"Sacredness of human life! The world has never believed it! It has been with life that we settled our quarrels, won wives, gold and land, defended ideas, imposed religions. We have held that a death toll was a necessary part of every human achievement, whether sport, war or industry. A moment's rage over the horror of it, and we have sunk into indifference." - Ida Tarbell

"I have ever deemed it fundamental for the United States never to take active part in the quarrels of Europe. Their political interests are entirely distinct from ours. Their mutual jealousies, their balance of power, their complicated alliances, their forms and principles of government, are all foreign to us. They are nations of eternal war." - Thomas Jefferson

"There is an error common to both oligarchies and to democracies: in the latter the demagogues, when the multitude are above the law, are always cutting the city in two by quarrels with the rich, whereas they should always profess to be maintaining their cause; just as in oligarchies the oligarchs should profess to maintain the cause of the people, . ." - Aristotle

"If my intentions were not to be read in my eyes and voice, I should not have survived so long without quarrels and without harm, seeing the indiscreet freedom with which I say, right or wrong, whatever comes into my head." - Michel De Montaigne

"There lies before us, if we choose, continual progress in happiness, knowledge and wisdom. Shall we instead choose death, because we cannot forget our quarrels? I appeal as a human being to human beings; remember your humanity, and forget the rest." - Bertrand Russell

"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 E Apter

"There are always some of us, not a few, in every generation, who go over wholly to the green flag. It is such a passionless fealty, so reticent a love, that neither do trumpets sound for it nor quarrels arise from it. Only, you will find that those who have pledged allegiance are happy about it in quiet." - Donald C. Peattie

"Anyone who asserted wrong teachings, anyone serving the devil or his demons, earned instead an equally remarkable antagonism. In their official high meetings together, Christians thus could not keep their own disagreements within the bounds of civil language; their continual quarrels required the intervention of the civil authorities; and all this was well known and noted by friends and foes alike." - Ramsay MacMullen

"In dancing the Alman the young men sometimes steal the damsels from their partners and he who has been robbed seeks to obtain another damsel. But I do not hold with this behaviour because it may lead to quarrels and heart burning." - Thoinot Arbeau

"May the time not be far off when all other European nations will come to the realisation that the primary necessity is putting an end to the quarrels and strife of centuries and of building up of a finer community of all peoples is: The recognition of a higher common duty arising out of common rights?" - Adolf Hitler

"That there are men in all countries who get their living by war, and by keeping up the quarrels of nations, is as shocking as it is true; but when those who are concerned in the government of a country, make it their study to sow discord and cultivate predjudices between nations, it becomes the more unpardonable." - Thomas Paine

"Intimate or drastic elements in the work of others are untouchable and should not be commented upon even in their absence. Private conflicts, quarrels, sentiments, animosities are unavoidable in any human group. It is our duty towards creation to keep these in check in so far as they might deform and wreck the work process." - Jerzy Grotowski

"Sympathy for the favorite nation, facilitating the illusion of an imaginary common interest in cases where no real common interest exists, and infusing into one the enmities of the other, betrays the former into a participation in the quarrels and wars of the latter without adequate inducement or justification." - George Washington

"A reader who quarrels with postulates, who dislikes Hamlet because he does not believe that there are ghosts or that people speak in pentameters, clearly has no business in literature. He cannot distinguish fiction from fact, and belongs in the same category as the people who send checks to radio stations for the relief of suffering heroines in soap operas." - Northrop Frye

"I regard almost all quarrels of princes on the same footing, and I see nothing that marks man's unreason so positively as war. Indeed, what folly to kill one another for interests often imaginary, and always for the pleasure of persons who do not think themselves even obliged to those who sacrifice themselves for them!" - Mary Wortley Montagu

"It is amusing to discover, in the twentieth century, that the quarrels between two lovers, two mathematicians, two nations, two economic systems, usually assumed insoluble in a finite period should exhibit one mechanism, the semantic mechanism of identification - the discovery of which makes universal agreement possible, in mathematics and in life." - Alfred Korzybski

"Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back." - Mignon Mclaughlin

"The longer a man lives in this world the more he must be convinced that all domestic quarrels had better never be obtruded on the public; for, let the husband be right, or let him be wrong, there is always a sympathy existing for women which is certain to give the man the worst of it." - Benjamin Haydon

"I take it as a matter not to be disputed, that if all knew what each said of the other, there would not be four friends in the world. This seems proved by the quarrels and disputes caused by the disclosures which are occasionally made." - Blaise Pascal

"How many serious family quarrels, marriages out of spite, and alterations of wills, might have been prevented by a gentle dose of blue pill!-What awful instances of chronic dyspepsia in the characters of Hamlet and Othello! Banish dyspepsia and spirituous liquors from society, and you have no crime, or at least so little that you would not consider it worth mentioning." - Charles Kingsley

"I had a really good time at MGM. And we had no quarrels much, except once in a while, I'd go up to the front office and say I thought I should be doing something big, like washing elephants ... All my life I wanted to have talent ... Finally I had to admit there was nothing there." - Marion Davies

"We can rarely see things from the point of view of another person because we look at the facts through the screen of an impression or an interest which distorts our view; and then there are accusations, quarrels and misunderstandin g." - Barry Long

"Oh! if I were Queen of France, or, still better, Pope of Rome, I would have no fighting men abroad and no weeping maids at home; All the world should be at peace; or if kings must show their might, Why, let them who make the quarrels be the only ones to fight." - Charles Jefferys



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