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The history of philosophy is to a great extent that of a certain clash of human temperaments.
There is a tragic clash between Truth and the world. Pure undistorted truth burns up the world.
Freedom rings where opinions clash.
Adlai E. Stevenson
When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it - a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand - as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art.
Hate is always a clash between our spirit and someone else's body.
Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
Cricket makes no sense to me. I find it beautiful to watch and I like that they break for tea. That is very cool, but I don't understand. My friends from The Clash tried to explain it years and years ago, but I didn't understand what they were talking about.
The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.
Lady Bird Johnson
People today sometimes get uncomfortable with empirical claims that seem to clash with their political assumptions, often because they haven't given much thought to the connections.
I remember the first time I received a cassette tape of a band called The Clash. I became an instant fan of the Clash and then bought their albums after that and went to their concerts and gave them my money... but I first got it for free.
I feel like all of my characters now take this congested situation, they clash, and from there you purge yourself.
I don't think there's anything in the compromise that means that there's a clash of ethics.
Groups break up because they never got across what they wanted to do personally, and they have creative differences, and egos start to clash.
This is indeed a clash of civilisations, not between Islam and Christendom but between reason and superstition.
I'm definitely nostalgic about the music of my youth; The Clash and Fishbone and that whole music scene. I still have all that music to this day. There was some great music going on in the late 70s and 80s.
This clash of the culture, East and the West, us and them, Muslim and Christian, does not exist.
Some colors reconcile themselves to one another, others just clash.
I will always love the Clash, because I loved them so much when I was fourteen, and I love how you can start a conversation with almost literally any dude about the Clash.
The great thing about The Clash of course is that they keep searching for answers beyond that.
We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.
Samuel Hopkins Adams
When you're going for a joke, you're stuck out there if it doesn't work. There's nowhere to go. You've done the drum role and the cymbal clash and you're out on the end of the plank.
To speak specifically of our problem with the Muslim world, we are meandering into a genuine clash of civilizations, and we're deluding ourselves with euphemisms. We're talking about Islam being a religion of peace that's been hijacked by extremists. If ever there were a religion that's not a religion of peace, it is Islam.
Some people harbour an awkward clash of feelings - homosexual attraction on the one hand and shame or embarrassment about that attraction on the other. It is well known that the mind struggles to sustain conflicting views.
Culture clash is terrific drama.
I came into this whole business by going to see Rock Against Racism gigs with the Clash.
Some scholars have been arguing that a civilizational clash between organized religions is the next step in human history.
A city is a state - of mind, of taste, of opportunity. A city is a marketplace - where ideas are traded, opinions clash and eternal conflict may produce eternal truths.
I started going to Madame Louise's, the lesbian club where all the punk bands used to go - the Sex Pistols, the Clash. I remember seeing Billy Idol walk in there; he was gorgeous.
The legions of reporters who cover politics don't want to quit the clash and thunder of electoral combat for the dry duty of analyzing the federal budget. As a consequence, we have created the perpetual presidential campaign.
I abhor anything that constitutes torture. Water-boarding, it's perfectly clear to me it is torture. I never supported extraordinary rendition to torture, always said that Guantanamo should be closed. There is no clash of ideals and pragmatism there.
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