18 posts categorized "Benefits Of Conflict"

September 19, 2016

"All conflicts can be resolved!"

"All conflicts can be resolved!"

Martti Ahtisaari

February 05, 2015

Differences can be the sources of creativity...

“Differences can be the sources of creativity, or they can serve to divide.”
Craig Runde

December 30, 2014

Conflict is the beginning...

"Conflict is the beginning of consciousness." 

 M. Esther Harding

December 09, 2014

Conflict prevents the ossification...

"Conflict prevents the ossification of the social system by exerting pressure for innovation and creativity."

Lewis Coser

April 10, 2009

If we manage conflict constructively

“If we manage conflict constructively, we harness its energy for creativity and development.” 

 Kenneth Kaye

A problem is a chance

“A problem is a chance for you to do your best.”

Duke Ellington

Change means movement

“Change means movement. Movement means friction. Only in the frictionless vacuum of a nonexistent abstract world can movement or change occur without that abrasive friction of conflict.” 
Saul Alinsky

Conflict can be seen as a gift of energy

“Conflict can be seen as a gift of energy, in which neither side loses and a new dance is created.”
Thomas Crum

Smooth seas

“Smooth seas do not make skillful sailors."

African Proverb

April 01, 2009

Joy lies in the fight

"Joy lies in the fight, in the attempt, in the suffering involved, not in the victory itself."

- Mahatma Gandhi