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Top 100 Quotes About Confrontation

#1. Past records of inter-Korean relations show that confrontation between fellow countrymen leads to nothing but war. - Author: Kim Jong-un
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#2. In a contest of wills between John and his mother, he did not think John would prevail, indeed he hoped he would not. But he did not care to be a witness to their confrontation; he suspected Eleanor's methods would be neither maternal nor merciful. - Author: Sharon Kay Penman
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#3. Life is war, and marriage provides us with a close and intimate ally with whom we may wage this war. The battle requires bold love, forgiveness, confrontation, and repentance. - Author: Dan B. Allender
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#4. I don't worry about superpower confrontation. You know, I lived through the Cold War days, and where everybody was worried about a Soviet Union armed to the teeth. I think we're going to get along fine with Russia, and I don't see them as internationally ambitious. - Author: George H. W. Bush
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#5. In his experience you got more results with flat reason than angry confrontation. He just had to keep reminding himself he wanted results and not the satisfaction of a fight. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#6. Circuses are about entertainment and juggling and animals and all that shit. Sideshows are about freaks, about people and the limits of acceptability. We push those limits. If a circus is an escape, Fire said, a sideshow is a confrontation. - Author: Chris Abani
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#7. I could either wait it out or pack my bags, but I could't force a confrontation with a man who refused to be confronted. So I did what a lot of women do: I kept my head in the sand. And I waited for winter to be over. - Author: Christina Bartolomeo
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#8. Our records, if you have a dark sense of humor, were funny, but our records weren't about comedy. They were about protests, fantasy, confrontation and all that. - Author: Ice Cube
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#9. Bringing about change in an abuser generally requires four elements: (1) consequences, (2) education, (3) confrontation, and (4) accountability. - Author: Lundy Bancroft
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#10. Even during the years of the Cold War, the intense confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States, we always avoided any direct clash between our civilians and, most certainly, between our military. - Author: Vladimir Putin
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#11. As iron sharpens iron, we need confrontation and truth from others to grow. No one likes to hear negative things about him or herself. But in the long run it may be good for us. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#12. When rival worldviews are in play, it is not adaptation that is called for but confrontation: confrontation - Author: John Piper
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#13. The Polish freedom movement of 1968 lost its confrontation with police violence; the Prague Spring was crushed by the armies of five Warsaw Pact members. But in both countries, 1968 gave birth to a new political consciousness. - Author: Adam Michnik
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#14. There are limits to self-improvement. Inevitably you hit the point where what you are is, well, what you are, and all the teach-yourself videos and easy-to-use equipment on those creatinous home TV shopping things can no longer ward off you confrontation with your self. - Author: Jessica Zafra
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#15. It is neither a culture of confrontation nor a culture of conflict which builds harmony within and between peoples, but rather a culture of encounter and a culture of dialogue; this is the only way to peace. - Author: Pope Francis
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#16. But until then, you might find yourself laboring much longer than you should, still trying to get someone to change, thinking that one more coaching session will do the trick - or one more bit of encouragement, or one more session of feedback or confrontation. Or worse, one more concession. - Author: Henry Cloud
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#17. In every instance that I have known of with confrontation with the government and the press, the press was always right. So keep it up. - Author: Jimmy Carter
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#18. I don't avoid confrontation, people should know that. - Author: David Coverdale
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#19. Management," according to the neorealists, means maintaining the conflict as "a low intensity confrontation" - which means the loss of local, human lives, without any damage to the mediating superpower. - Author: Noam Chomsky
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#20. Let the free people of the world know that we could have bargained over and sold out our cause in return for a personal secure and stable life. We received many offers to this effect but we chose to be at the vanguard of the confrontation as a badge of duty and honour. - Author: Muammar Al-Gaddafi
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#21. It's not such a bad idea, at any time, to be seen as FIGHTING, especially when you might just win. - Author: Chris Matthews
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#22. A lot of people have problems with public confrontation, but it doesn't worry me at all. I can handle myself. I know my martial arts. - Author: Pink
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#23. When you work with an actor, it's cool because they know what it's like to be directed themselves. Jodie directed a scene with me and Taylor that was when she starts talking to me again in prison and it's our first actual confrontation that we have, where some stuff comes out. - Author: Laura Prepon
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#24. We all have a dark side. Most of us go through life avoiding direct confrontation with that aspect of ourselves, which I call the shadow self. There's a reason why. It carries a great deal of energy. - Author: Lorraine Toussaint
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#25. I was consumed by some kind of unholy, indignant rage that propelled me through the confrontation to its successful conclusion - and out the other side into the cool, calm lagoon of reflective dread known as the 'what the fuck have I just done?' feeling. - Author: Nick Spalding
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#26. Pastoral ministry is about an ongoing confrontation with the god of this world, with blindness, hardness of heart, remaining sin. - Author: C.J. Mahaney
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#27. The consequence could be that we would have an escalation that would take place that would not only involve many lives, but I think it could consume the Middle East in a confrontation and a conflict that we would regret. - Author: Leon Panetta
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#28. Merdeka!' the Malay man screamed.

'Merdekaaaaaa!' the sea of people echoed. - Author: Mohamed Latiff Mohamed
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#29. Ecstatic absurdity: it's the confrontation with meaninglessness. - Author: Errol Morris
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#30. "Objective" means that, in a confrontation with the evidence, you would be willing to change your own mind. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#31. I have a very hard time with confrontation in my own life, and I end up being way too nice. - Author: Missi Pyle
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#32. I have a pathological fear of confrontation. I'm working on that. - Author: Joss Whedon
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#33. There are times when my passion for basketball led me into confrontations that I could have handled a lot better. I've always been too confrontational, especially when I know I'm right. - Author: Bobby Knight
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#34. Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation. - Author: Richard M. Nixon
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#35. It was not supposed to be this easy. This was to be the final confrontation. There was to be struggle, torment, despair. But the witch - who was the only person in the woods who wanted nothing - was not what Hazel had to defeat. - Author: Anne Ursu
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#36. School used to be an escape. Now it's just another place with too much pressure, too much confrontation, & so not enough joy. - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#37. I am afraid if the present trend in Vietnam continues that direct confrontation, first of all between Washington and Peking, is inevitable. - Author: U Thant
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#38. Belief is both prize and battlefield, within the mind and in the mind's mirror, the world. If we believe humanity is a ladder of tribes, a colosseum of confrontation, exploitation, and bestiality, such a humanity is surely brought into being - Author: David Mitchell
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#39. Neurosurgery seemed to present the most challenging and direct confrontation with meaning, identity, and death. - Author: Paul Kalanithi
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#40. The greatest reward of this constant interrogation, confrontation with the brutality of my country, is that it has freed me from hosts and myths. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#41. In a confrontation with the politics of power, the soft center has always melted away. - Author: Lord Hailsham
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#42. When I started making movies, I was pretty young, and at the time I felt like there needed to be more confrontation in cinema - or I needed to make something more disruptive - so in the beginning, those movies were me wanting to play with the rules. - Author: Harmony Korine
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#43. Those who create are rare; those who cannot are numerous. Therefore, the latter are stronger. - Author: Coco Chanel
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#44. NIE presents a major obstacle to those who are pushing for military confrontation. In many ways it is a severe blow to their agenda. However, I wouldn't go as far as to say that the risk has been significantly reduced or eliminated. - Author: Trita Parsi
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#45. Better talk than fight, if nothing of sovereign value is anyway lost. Dialogue has achieved more than confrontation in many parts of the world. - Author: Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
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#46. Our work calls on us to confront, with our patients and within ourselves, extraordinary human experiences. This confrontation is profoundly humbling in that at all times these experiences challenge the limits of our humanity and our view of the world... - Author: John P. Wilson
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#47. The king's "only interest in government was a pious but simpleminded desire for reproachment - Author: Dan Jones
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#48. The niqab, for some, has become an antiestablishment symbol around which one can rally and relish in the opportunities for confrontation that it provides. - Author: Maajid Nawaz
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#49. Theatre is very much concerned with the society, with the social situation ... A theatre piece of itself, demands a confrontation with the audience. It demands that you connect with people; it demands a collective and social effort with the company and later with the audience. - Author: Griselda Gambaro
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#50. Confrontation, n.: You turn away from the truth when asked to face it, while I stare at it too long, until it becomes a blur. - Author: David Levithan
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#51. Cooperation and respect for each other will advance the cause of human rights worldwide. Confrontation, vilification, and double standards will not. - Author: Robert Mugabe
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#52. There is one confrontation scene toward the end of the picture. In the middle of the scene, I thought, That's Sean Connery! I don't know how else to describe Sean Connery. I still feel that way. - Author: F. Murray Abraham
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#53. I've had many, you know, happy ending sleepovers'in my early youth - my period of exploration. I think that's essential. Anyone who hasn't had a gay moment is probably trying to avoid some confrontation with a reality in their life. - Author: Ezra Miller
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#54. I think that one of the compelling themes of fiction is this confrontation between good and evil. - Author: William Styron
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#55. I was born for a controversial world, and I cannot escape my destiny. John Quincy Adams - Author: Paul C. Nagel
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#56. What worries me the most is that most men are so weak. Because of that they act like they don't care and like machos - because they are too fragile inside. They're scared of confrontation and afraid of so many things. - Author: Salma Hayek
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#57. An angel and a devil are always beside us, and the one we listen to more will prevail. This confrontation is what makes life so magical because you are always challenged by the circumstances - we are good and evil depending on how we act - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#58. This is the way federal land management should work. Cooperation, not confrontation, should be the hallmark of conservation efforts. - Author: Dirk Kempthorne
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#59. Before a performance, a sales presentation, a difficult confrontation, or the daily challenge of meeting a goal, see it clearly, vividly, relentlessly, over and over again. Create an internal "comfort zone". Then, when you get into the situation, it isn't foreign. It doesn't scare you. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#60. Confrontation is something that I accept as part of the project though not its purpose. - Author: Andy Goldsworthy
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#61. Direct confrontation, direct conversation is real respect. And it's amazing how many people get that. - Author: Penn Jillette
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#62. The ultimate Form of devaluation is military confrontation and global war. - Author: David Harvey
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#63. When the confrontation begins, strike like champions who do not want to go back to this world. Shout, "Allahu Akbar," because this strikes fear in the hearts of the non-believers. - Author: Mohamed Atta
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#64. If someone in my life could grow with confrontation and feedback, why would I choose to refrain? - Author: Paula Heller Garland
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#65. That was the beginning of the Cuban missile crisis - a confrontation between the two giant atomic nations, the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., which brought the world to the abyss of nuclear destruction and the end of mankind. From - Author: Robert F. Kennedy
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#66. In my view, success is earned externally by being better than other people. But character, that sort of unfakeable goodness, is earned by being better than you used to be. And it's about self-confrontation. - Author: David Brooks
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#67. In life, you don't have a level of confrontation and the nonsense you run into when you're a CEO. CEOs aren't born. - Author: Ben Horowitz
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#68. Many of us in the West have come to feel that the development of technology in the military and economic fields has produced a single world in which the central problems, both military and economic, are going to require co-operation rather than continued confrontation and competition. - Author: Denis Healey
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#69. Liberty and security are often in direct confrontation and must be balanced in a way that protects us without destroying what is worth protecting. - Author: Charles B. Rangel
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#70. It was this weird confrontation of these two delicious flavors that got me consciously or subconsciously combining Lincoln and vampires as an observational in-joke with myself. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
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#71. Gog and Magog are at work in the Middle East ... The biblical prophecies are being fulfilled ... This confrontation is willed by God, who wants to use this conflict to erase his people's enemies before a New Age begins. - Author: George W. Bush
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#72. There is something eminently Chilean about avoiding confrontation, or about not clarifying the way you feel sometimes. It's a particular culture, where emotions are not discussed as profusely with your family or friends, nor shown in an explicit manner. - Author: Omar Zuniga
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#73. Russia's now in the middle of a fierce confrontation with Turkey. And that's one of France's NATO allies. - Author: Corey Flintoff
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#74. President Johnson put destroyers in harm's way in the Tonkin Gulf not only once, but several times, with the, with a lot of his people hoping that it would lead to a confrontation and claiming that it had. And could have resulted in the lost of many lives in the course of it. - Author: Daniel Ellsberg
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#75. He seems to want confrontation not only with the legislature and with the other elected officials, but he wants constant confrontation in order to be center stage on the television screen. - Author: Bill Scott
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#76. Frasier (Responding to the suggestion that he undertake the difficult work of closure in a relationship): "What you just said about my success made a lot of sense. I tuned you out after that. - Author: Frasier Crane
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#77. There's only one reason why a character drinks: to seek confrontation. To fight for what they want in ways normally denied them. - Author: Michael Shurtleff
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#78. In the abundance of water a fool is thirsty.
Rat Race, from the album Rastaman Vibration
When one door is closed, many more is open.
Coming in from the Cold, from the album Confrontation
It is better to live on the house top
than to live in a house full of confusion. - Author: Bob Marley
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#79. Two keys to a blissful marriage are; women should learn to be submissive and avoid any confrontation". - Author: Abdulazeez Henry Musa
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#80. The initial confrontation of the root is the most critical part of this journey. - Author: Bruce Lengeman
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#81. One of the advantages of confrontation is, you confront people to find out, if your assumptions are right or wrong. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#82. Loving confrontation can free both the oppressed from docility and the oppressor from sin. - Author: Walter Wink
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#83. I might fear but never feared confronting the fears. - Author: Pushpa Rana
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#84. The instructor stared at me with cold, cut-me-no-slack determination, then got into a fighting stance, holding one hand out, beckoning me.
"I saw that movie too!"I said."It was like the coolest movie of all-"
He launched himself at me.
That was when his day really went downhill. - Author: James Patterson
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#85. All of my life, when things got too difficult, I folded up the tent and went to bed. I couldn't stand a challenge ... I was terrified of confrontation. I was very laid-back, and just wouldn't get involved or fight back. - Author: Phoebe Snow
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#86. I think confrontation is healthy, because it clears the air very quickly. - Author: Bill Parcells
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#87. Confront somebody with an issue before it becomes a conflict. Confrontation is not all bad. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#88. To say yes to your dreams means the internal and external war, battle, confrontation and warfare. But it doesn't mean you should give up on your dreams because you were already given the capacity and ability to overcome the adversary, before the foundations of the earth. - Author: Euginia Herlihy
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#89. The next decade cannot be a decade of confrontation and contention. It cannot be east vs. West. It cannot be men vs. women. It cannot be Islam vs. Christianity. That is what the enemies of dialogue want. - Author: Benazir Bhutto
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#90. I have several times made a poor choice by avoiding a necessary confrontation. - Author: John Cleese
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#91. We've never declared war on anybody. We [Iran] defended ourselves against wars that were imposed on us. We have no desire to engage in confrontation with anybody. - Author: Mohammad Javad Zarif
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#92. As the commercial confrontation between [free software] and software-that's-a-product becomes more fierce, patent law's going to be the terrain on which a big piece of the war's going to be fought. Waterloo is here somewhere. - Author: Eben Moglen
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#93. Celebration is a confrontation, giving attention to the transcendent meaning of one's actions. - Author: Abraham Joshua Heschel
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#94. All science is based on models, and every scientific model comprises three distinct stages: statement of well-defined hypotheses; deduction of all the consequences of these hypotheses, and nothing but these consequences; confrontation of these consequences with observed data. - Author: Maurice Allais
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#95. Turkey wants a policy of engagement exactly like President Obama's new approach. Policy of engagement, less confrontation, less tense attitude, especially in the region. - Author: Ahmet Davutoglu
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#96. Terror must never be allowed as a means for political confrontation. - Author: Klaus Kinkel
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#97. I'm like a fish in a pool, turning quickly to avoid what challenges it. My only decision is whether to go right or left to sidestep confrontation. - Author: Doug Cooper
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#98. A theory is only as good as its assumptions. If the premises are false, the theory has no real scientific value. The only scientific criterion for judging the validity of a scientific theory is a confrontation with the data of experience. - Author: Maurice Allais
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#99. The bed is now as public as the dinner table and governed by the same rules of formal confrontation. - Author: Angela Carter
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#100. I never thought that Syria and Israel should engage in a violent confrontation because I don't think that there is any particular interest for any of us to do it. - Author: Ehud Olmert
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