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Letter "C" » confrontations
«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.»
«Don't throw away your friendship with your teenager over behavior that has no great moral significance. There will be plenty of real issues that require you to stand like a rock. Save your big guns for those crucial confrontations.»
«The really difficult moral issues arise, not from a confrontation of good and evil, but from a collision between two goods»
«The only solid piece of scientific truth about which I feel totally confident is that we are profoundly ignorant about nature... It is this sudden confrontation with the depth and scope of ignorance that represents the most significant contribution of twentieth-century science to the human intellect.»
Author: Lewis Thomas
, twentieth century
«He needed to make deals. a deal meant an opponent, an opponent meant confrontation and confrontation was the source of his strength.»
«In unsettled times like these, when world cultures, countries and religions are facing off in violent confrontations, we could benefit from the reminder that storytelling is common to all civilizations. Whether in the form of a sprawling epic or a pointed ballad, the story is our most ancient method of making sense out of experience and of preserving the past.»
Author: William Collins
, The Story
«One of the most basic principles for making and keeping peace within and between nations. . . is that in political, military, moral, and spiritual confrontations, there should be an honest attempt at the reconciliation of differences before resorting»
«Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation.»
«Anger and hatred cannot bring harmony. The noble task of arms control and disarmament cannot be accomplished by confrontation and condemnation. Hostile attitudes only serve to heat up the situation, whereas a true sense of respect gradually cools down what otherwise could become explosive. We must recognize the frequent contradictions between short-term benefit and long-term harm.»
Author: Dalai Lama
, arms control
, contradiction in terms
, cool down
, heat up
«I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president.»