Quarrels Quotes

If we open a quarrel between the past and the present, we shall find that we have lost the future.

Winston Churchill

A liberal is a man too broad minded to take his own side in a quarrel.

Robert Frost

A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship, as experience shows that the callosity formed around a broken bone makes it stronger than before.

St. Francis de Sales

We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.

William Butler Yeats

If you get down and quarrel everyday, you're saying prayers to the devil, I say.

Bob Marley

Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?

George Eliot

Tis plain that there is not in nature a point of stability to be found: everything either ascends or declines. When wars are ended abroad, sedition begins at home, and when men are freed from fighting for necessity, they quarrel through ambition.

Sir Walter Scott

Without wood a fire goes out; without gossip a quarrel dies down.

Bible

Wise men do not quarrel with each other.

Danish Proverbs

The same reason that makes us chide and brawl and fall out with any of our neighbors, causeth a war to follow between Princes.

Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

Contemplative and bookish men must of necessity be more quarrelsome than others, because they contend not about matter of fact, nor can determine their controversies by any certain witnesses, nor judges. But as long as they go towards peace, that is Truth, it is no matter which way.

John Donne

The most terrible fight is not when there is one opinion against another, the most terrible is when two men say the same thing -- and fight about the interpretation, and this interpretation involves a difference of quality.

Soren Kierkegaard

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

The foolish race of mankind are swarming below in the night; they shriek and rage and quarrel -- and all of them are right.

Heinrich Heine

Coarse kindness is at least better than coarse anger; and in all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of its dullness.

George Eliot

We are sure to be losers when we quarrel with ourselves; it is a civil war, and in all such contentions, triumphs are defeats.

Charles Caleb Colton

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

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

Benjamin Franklin

When worthy men fall out, only one of them may be faulty at the first; but if strife continue long, commonly both become guilty.

Thomas Fuller

Persons unmask their evilest qualities when they do quarrel.

George Herbert

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

Madame Suzanne Curchod Necker

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

Sir Walter Scott

Quarrels are the dowry which married folk bring one another.

Ovid

From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.

Marcus Porcius Cato

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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