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How horrible, fantastic, incredible, it is that we should be digging trenches and trying on gas-masks here because of a quarrel in a faraway country between people of whom we know nothing.
If we open a quarrel between past and present, we shall find that we have lost the future.
A quarrel between friends, when made up, adds a new tie to friendship.
Saint Francis de Sales
Can anything be stupider than that a man has the right to kill me because he lives on the other side of a river and his ruler has a quarrel with mine, though I have not quarrelled with him?
What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood.
We make out of the quarrel with others, rhetoric, but of the quarrel with ourselves, poetry.
William Butler Yeats
I had a lovers quarrel with the world.
Paul Taylor's 'Offenbach Overtures' has lots of zip and charm, and its pair of dueling soldiers in red, who end up starry-eyed about each other while their disgusted seconds take up the quarrel, is nonstop funny.
War is a quarrel between two thieves too cowardly to fight their own battle.
Though a quarrel in the streets is a thing to be hated, the energies displayed in it are fine; the commonest man shows a grace in his quarrel.
These capitalists generally act harmoniously, and in concert, to fleece the people, and now, that they have got into a quarrel with themselves, we are called upon to appropriate the people's money to settle the quarrel.
In a false quarrel there is no true valor.
A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.
Once blood is shed in a national quarrel reason and right are swept aside by the rage of angry men.
David Lloyd George
I got no quarrel with them Vietcong.
And were an epitaph to be my story I'd have a short one ready for my own. I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
A quarrel is quickly settled when deserted by one party; there is no battle unless there be two.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
An association of men who will not quarrel with one another is a thing which has never yet existed, from the greatest confederacy of nations down to a town meeting or a vestry.
The test of a man or woman's breeding is how they behave in a quarrel.
George Bernard Shaw
Quarrel? Nonsense; we have not quarreled. If one is not to get into a rage sometimes, what is the good of being friends?
When one set of Jews labels another set of Jews 'anti-Semitic,' they are trying to monopolize the right to speak in the name of the Jews. So the allegation of anti-Semitism is actually a cover for an intra-Jewish quarrel.
We would not have our country's vigour exhausted or her moral force abated, by everlasting meddling and muddling in every quarrel, great and small, which afflicts the world.
Henry Cabot Lodge
When we quarrel, how we wish we had been blameless.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I would have written of me on my stone: I had a lover's quarrel with the world.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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