Favorite Quotations ~  Conflict Psychology of Persuasion

"Great ideas often receive violent opposition from mediocre minds." ~ Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

A lot of creativity comes from a conflict somewhere in your mind. ~ Luke Wright

Conflict is the alchemical soup that transforms raw emotion and instinct into pure gold. ~ Harville Hendrix

He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. ~ Edmund Burke

The greatest conflicts are not between two people but between one person and himself. ~ Garth Brooks

The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly; 'tis dearness only that gives everything its value. ~ Thomas Paine

The most constructive way of resolving conflicts is to avoid them ~ Felix Frankfurter

We should find out as much as possible about someone before coming into conflict with him. ~ Aesop's Fables

What used to be a conflict is now a synergy. ~ Jack B. Grubman

Where there are sheep, the wolves are never very far away. ~ Titus Plautus

I glory in conflict that I may hereafter exult in victory. ~ Frederick Douglass

The conflict is one thing I've been waiting for. I'm well and strong and young-- Young enough to go to the front. If I can't be a soldier, I'll help soldiers. ~ Clara Barton

Whenever you're in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude. ~ Timothy Bentley

All things come into being by conflict of opposites. ~ Heraclitus

Conflict cannot survive without your participation. ~ Wayne Dyer, Real Magic

We have to see conflict as thinking and then get really good at it. ~ Margaret Heffernan, TEDGlobal 2012