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We could only solve our problems by cooperating with other countries. It would have been paradoxical not to cooperate. And therefore we needed to put an end to the Iron Curtain, to change the nature of international relations, to rid them of ideological confrontation, and particularly to end the arms race.
Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.
Richard M. Nixon
Worry does not mean fear, but readiness for the confrontation.
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.
Past records of inter-Korean relations show that confrontation between fellow countrymen leads to nothing but war.
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.
I have several times made a poor choice by avoiding a necessary confrontation.
Whether you're scared of getting into a relationship; or taking the new job; or a confrontation - you have to size fear up.
I define poetry as celebration and confrontation. When we witness something, are we responsible for what we witness? That's an on-going existential question. Perhaps we are and perhaps there's a kind of daring, a kind of necessary energetic questioning. Because often I say it's not what we know, it's what we can risk discovering.
Fear runs our lives. It doesn't matter who you are. You have to understand your relationship with fear. Whether you're scared of getting into a relationship; or taking the new job; or a confrontation - you have to size fear up.
I think confrontation is healthy, because it clears the air very quickly.
I have lived too long to cherish many illusions about the essential high-mindedness of men when brought into stark confrontation with the issue of control over their security, and their property interests.
Confront a corpse at least once. The absolute absence of life is the most disturbing and challenging confrontation you will ever have.
The social sciences were for all those who had not yet decided what to do with their lives, and for all those whose premature frustrations led them into the sterile alleys of confrontation.
Direct confrontation, direct conversation is real respect. And it's amazing how many people get that.
Confrontation is not a dirty word. Sometimes it's the best kind of journalism as long you don't confront people just for the sake of a confrontation.
I got into direct confrontation with everybody I love.
There are women who take it to the wire. That's what they are looking for, the ultimate confrontation. They want a smack.
Nowadays, if you are afraid of confrontation, you are not going to do very well.
Everybody certainly has the right to defend themselves. That's not to say that they should defy common sense by avoiding or diffusing confrontation. And that's very, very important.
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.
All confrontation is based on deception.
Confrontation is something that I accept as part of the project though not its purpose.
My upbringing did not create a healthy affection for confrontation. I'd love it if everyone always got along, and nothing ever got tense.
I think of horror films as art, as films of confrontation. Films that make you confront aspects of your own life that are difficult to face. Just because you're making a horror film doesn't mean you can't make an artful film.
John F. Kennedy
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