65 Dispute Quotes On Success In Life

These dispute quotes will inspire you. Dispute a disagreement, argument, or debate.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging dispute quotes, dispute sayings, and dispute proverbs.

Best Dispute Quotes

  1. “How many a dispute could have been deflated into a single paragraph if the disputants had dared to define their terms” ~ Aristotle
  2. “Don’t let a little dispute injure a great relationship.” ~ Dalai Lama
  3. “Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  4. “Conflict is inevitable but combat is optional.” ~ Max Lucado
  5. “A long dispute means both parties are wrong.” ~ Voltaire

  6. “You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view.” ~ Harper Lee
  7. “There will always be disputes between nations which, at times, will inflame the public and threaten conflicts, but the main thing is to educate the people of the world to be ever mindful that there are better means of settling such disputes than by war.” ~ Frank B. Kellogg
  8. “Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the centre of man’s universe is the earth?” ~ Stephen Vizinczey
  9. “I shall never be a heretic; I may err in dispute, but I do not wish to decide anything finally; on the other hand, I am not bound by the opinions of men.” ~ Martin Luther
  10. “There is no dispute that Albany needs to be changed. There is no dispute that the current situation in Albany is untenable. Nobody knows that better than I do.” ~ Andrew Cuomo

  11. “It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who scores most in controversy – but he who has shown the better temper.” ~ Samuel Butler
  12. “Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk.” ~ Doug Larson
  13. “You know how much I am inclined to explain all disputes among philosophical schools as merely verbal disputes or at least to derive them originally from verbal disputes” ~ Moses Mendelssohn
  14. “Young gentlemen, who are to display their knowledge to the world, should have every motive of emulation, should be formed into regular classes, should read and dispute together, should have all the honors, and, if one may say so, the pomp of learning set before them, to call up their ardor. It is their business, and they should apply to it as such.” ~ Anna Letitia Barbauld
  15. “I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists, idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than for the speculative philosopher” ~ Moses Mendelssohn

  16. “I was unaware of the dispute in Brooklyn. I would never knowingly wear any clothes or support any company who produced clothing with alleged wage and labor violations.” ~ Shakira
  17. “If your stomach disputes you, lie down and pacify it with cool thoughts.” ~ Satchel Paige
  18. “The philosophers of the Middle Ages demonstrated both that the Earth did not exist and also that it was flat. Today they are still arguing about whether the world exists, but they no longer dispute about whether it is flat.” ~ Vilhjalmur Stefansson
  19. “l know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes.” ~ Douglas MacArthur
  20. “Well, what I tried to do is simply to get out on the land. And when I came to Washington, I think one of the mistakes we made early on was kind of having an ideological dispute up in the Congress.” ~ Bruce Babbitt

  21. “Command that your marshal be careful to be present over the household, and especially in the hall, to keep the household, within doors and without, respectable, without dispute or noise, or bad words.” ~ Robert Grosseteste
  22. “The most important thing that certainly the United States and other Asian and Pacific actors have done is to urge that whatever happens, however the dispute is resolved, that it be resolved peacefully.” ~ William C. Kirby
  23. “I know war as few other men now living know it, and nothing to me is more revolting. I have long advocated its complete abolition, as its very destructiveness on both friend and foe has rendered it useless as a means of settling international disputes… But once war is forced upon us, there is no other alternative than to apply every available means to bring it to a swift end.” ~ Douglas MacArthur
  24. “These people have elevated audacity to symphonic and operatic levels. The Florida Supreme Court relied on new law to resolve the election dispute down there.” ~ Vincent Bugliosi
  25. “Through the centuries, men of law have been persistently concerned with the resolution of disputes in ways that enable society to achieve its goals with a minimum of force and maximum of reason.” ~ Archibald Cox

  26. “The Democratic Party opposes tax cuts but it cannot say so publicly. Thus, it is forced to support the idea of lowering the tax burden but using class warfare rhetoric to dispute the allocation of the relief.” ~ Dick Morris
  27. “Then as now, whatever disagreements over policies existed among Americans – and there were many such bitter policy disputes – the purposes and goals for which Americans fought were clearly understood.” ~ Allen Weinstein
  28. “Subsequently, the Japanese people experienced a variety of vicissitudes and were involved in international disputes, eventually, for the first time in their history, experiencing the horrors of modern warfare on their own soil during World War II.” ~ Eisaku Sato
  29. “It was the wish of the Americans that their red brethren should remain peacefully round their own fires, and not embroil themselves in any disputes between the white people.” ~ Zebulon Pike
  30. “Unconditional war can no longer lead to unconditional victory. It can no longer serve to settle disputes… can no longer be of concern to great powers alone.” ~ John F. Kennedy

  31. “It is obvious that putting the Arab-Israeli dispute on a resolution track would be an important element of overcoming the confidence problem in the region.” ~ Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  32. “To avoid entangling alliances has been a maxim of our policy ever since the days of Washington, and its wisdom no one will attempt to dispute.” ~ James Buchanan
  33. “Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel, a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.” ~ Cyril Connolly
  34. “If the United Nations once admits that international disputes can be settled by using force, then we will have destroyed the foundation of the organization and our best hope of establishing a world order.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower
  35. “Immortality: A toy which people cry for, And on their knees apply for, Dispute, contend and lie for, And if allowed Would be right proud Eternally to die for.” ~ Ambrose Bierce

  36. “I do not intend to dispute in any way the need for defence cuts and the need for government spending cuts in general. I do not share a not in my backyard approach to government spending reductions.” ~ Stephen Harper
  37. “There is hardly a case in which the dispute was not caused by a woman.” ~ Juvenal
  38. “Each one of these treaties is a step for the maintenance of peace, an additional guarantee against war. It is through such machinery that the disputes between nations will be settled and war prevented.” ~ Frank B. Kellogg
  39. “If you dispute with me you will only quarrel with your bread and butter.” ~ Francis Bond Head
  40. “Don’t find fault, find a remedy.” ~ Henry Ford

  41. “We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.” ~ John Locke
  42. “Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  43. “The ballot box is the surest arbiter of disputes among free men.” ~ James Buchanan
  44. “Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” ~ Benjamin Franklin
  45. “Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.” ~ Robert Louis Stevenson

  46. “The courts of this country should not be the places where resolution of disputes begins. They should be the places where the disputes end after alternative methods of resolving disputes have been considered and tried.” ~ Sandra Day O’Connor
  47. “You can’t shake hands with a closed fist.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  48. “Change means movement. Movement means friction.” ~ Saul Alinsky
  49. “In life, you don’t get what you deserve; you get what you believe, plan, and expect.” ~ Bill Bartmann
  50. “You don’t get what you deserve, you get what you earn.” ~ Tom Brands

  51. “Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man as he sees himself, each man as the other person sees him, and each man as he really is.” ~ William James
  52. “You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist.” ~ Indira Gandhi
  53. “Don’t be afraid of opposition. Remember, a kite rises against, not with, the wind.” ~ Hamilton Wright Mabie
  54. “If two friends ask you to judge a dispute, don’t accept, because you will lose one friend; on the other hand, if two strangers come with the same request, accept because you will gain one friend.” ~ Saint Augustine
  55. “Then the administration tied it in to the regional dispute between Israel and its enemies, as if that’s about international terrorism. No, it’s not.” ~ Chris Matthews

  56. “Could we forbear dispute, and practise love,
    We should agree as angels do above.” ~ Edmund Waller
  57. “It is an excellent rule to be observed in all disputes, that men should give soft words and hard arguments; that they should not so much strive to vex as to convince each other.” ~ John Wilkins
  58. “That’s what the holidays are for – for one person to tell the stories and another to dispute them. Isn’t that the Irish way?” ~ Lara Flynn Boyle
  59. “The longing for peace is rooted in the hearts of all men. But the striving, which at present has become so insistent, cannot lay claim to such an ambition as leading the way to eternal peace, or solving all disputes among nations.” ~ Alva Myrdal
  60. “It is beyond dispute that Saddam Hussein is a menace.” ~ Brent Scowcroft

  61. “Talk is over-rated as a means of settling disputes” ~ Tom Cruise
  62. “The concept of two people living together for 25 years without a serious dispute suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.” ~ A. P. Herbert
  63. “The way to silence religious disputes is to take no notice of them.” ~ Thomas Jefferson

  64. “It is wrong to say the U.S. should “not take sides” in the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.” ~ Howard Berman
  65. “Unfortunately, the true force which propels our endless political disputes, our constant struggles for political advantage, is often not our burning concern for democracy, it is often of our dedication to the principle of the rule of law.” ~ Olusegun Obasanjo

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