Quarrels Quotes

A good swordsman is not given to quarrel.

French Proverb

It was completely fruitless to quarrel with the world, whereas the quarrel with oneself was occasionally fruitful and always, she had to admit, interesting.

Soren Kierkegaard

In a quarrel, leave room for reconciliation.

Russian Proverb

A quarrel is like buttermilk, once it's out of the churn; the more you shake it, the more sour it grows.


Where there is no antagonist, you cannot quarrel.

Japanese Proverb

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.


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

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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