Tension Quotes

Living with integrity means: Not settling for less than what you know you deserve in your relationships. Asking for what you want and need from others. Speaking your truth, even though it might create conflict or tension. Behaving in ways that are in harmony with your personal values. Making choices based on what you believe, and not what others believe.

Barbara De Angelis

Each time I get into one of these cars I feel more at ease and the tension drops a few notches,

Boris

Political tension by itself cannot lead to civil war. Sectarianism is the one possible cause. But the position of the leadership has pulled the rug out from under this proposition.

Abbas Bayati

There is a powerful tension in our relationship to technology. We are excited by egalitarianism and anonymity, but we constantly fight for our identity

David Owens

Smile, smile , smile At your mind As often as possible. Your smiling will considerably reduce Your mind's tearing tension.

Sri Chinmoy

Tension is who you think you should be. Relaxation is who you are.

Chinese Proverb

It is the tension between creativity and skepticism that has produced the stunning and unexpected findings of science.

Carl Sagan

The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Maturity is achieved when a person accepts life as full of tension.

Joshua Loth Liebman

Conditions for creativity are to be puzzled; to concentrate; to accept conflict and tension; to be born everyday; to feel a sense of self.

Erich Fromm

Creativity arises out of the tension between spontaneity and limitations, the latter (like the river banks) forcing the spontaneity into the various forms which are essential to the work of art or poem.

Rollo May

War over water would be an ultimate obscenity. And yet, unfortunately it is conceivable... Water has been a source over so many years of erosion of confidence, of tension, of human rights abuses, really, of so many in areas whose traditional water supplies have been controlled and depleted by occupational authorities. That must stop if we're going to be able to develop a climate for peace

Queen Noor of Jordan

Democracy is a constant tension between truth and half-truth and, in the arsenal of truth, there is no greater weapon than fact

Lyndon Baines Johnson

If you can take criticism and blame without resentment, If you can face the world without lies and deceit, If you can conquer tension without medical help, If you can relax without liquor, If you can sleep without the aid of drugs, Then, you are almo.

Unknown

There is a powerful tension in our relationship to technology. We are excited by egalitarianism and anonymity, but we constantly fight for our identity.

David Owens
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