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Confront Quotes

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If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

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Only crime and the criminal, it is true,
confront us with the perplexity of radical evil;
but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
- Hannah Arendt

We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed
a large part of the world.
- Hugo Chavez

But while we can never predict where events will take
us or the unavoidable bills we will have to pay as a consequence,
we must confront the ghastly truth of Labour's legacy.
- Liam Fox

 

There are always new, grander challenges to confront,
and a true winner will embrace each one.
- Mia Hamm

To try to write love is to confront the muck of language:
that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little,
excessive and impoverished.
- Roland Barthes

Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops,
particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency
and roadside bombs throughout Iraq.
- Christopher Dodd

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I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning
to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on television
because I have been told that is the place to get exposure for ideas.
- Barbara Amiel

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.
- Don Hewitt

I think in the case of horror, it's a chance to confront
a lot of your worse fears and those fears usually have to do,
ironically, with powerlessness and isolation.
- Adam Arkin

As a world leader, America must be prepared to confront any challenge.
- Christopher Dodd

I can hardly express in words my deep feeling and sympathy for them,
knowing as I do, the many serious handicaps and obstacles
that will confront them in almost every walk of life.
- Major Taylor

But in fantasy, you can make a complete break,
and you can put people in a situation where they are
confronted with things that they would not confront in the real world.
- Elizabeth Moon

Without economic growth and job creation in Mexico,
we won't be able to confront the migratory phenomenon.
- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

The same European governments that hesitated to confront
terrorists were more than prepared to oppose us.
- Richard Perle

I am absolutely opposed to political correctness.
You cannot confront hate speech until you've experienced it.
You need to hear every side of the issue instead of just one.
- Jane Elliott

I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not.
I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

When you confront a problem you begin to solve it.
- Rudy Giuliani

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

Here are the facts we confront.
No one is against conservation.
No one is against alternative fuel sources.
- J. D. Hayworth

So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation,
I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him
face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention
of ending our brief relationship.
- Donna Rice

We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts.
We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities
that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world.
- James W. Fulbright

Confront your fears, list them, get to know them,
and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.
- Jerry Gillies

Some artists want to confront.
Some want to invoke thought.
They're all necessary and they're all valid.
- Maya Lin

I have always wanted a solo career, deep in the darkest pit of myself,
but I didn't dare admit it to myself even.
It took me a long time to confront my fears.
- Geri Halliwell

I'm not a racist, that's what so insane about this,
and yet it's said, it comes through,
it fires out of me,
and even now in the passion that's here as I confront myself.
- Michael Richards

You see, party labels do not ensure unanimity any more
than trying to cast the challenge we confront as a
people through a partisan prism.
- J. D. Hayworth

Working on the film really made me confront my opinions
about change and gentrification.
- Jim McKay

True Americanism recognizes the enormous gravity of
the social and labor problems which confront us.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

To confront those fears, in a controlled environment,
where there's 300 people around you going through the same thing,
it's this weird sort of yin and yang.
- Adam Arkin

Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.
- Leo Rosten

Opponents confront us continually, but actually there is no opponent there.
Enter deeply into an attack and neutralize it as you
draw that misdirected force into your own sphere.
- Morihei Ueshiba

I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant
'while under their noses women are living like slaves.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God,
you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
- Johannes Tauler

And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will
again and again confront us with a cruel choice between
costly engagement and costly indifference.
- Lord Robertson

We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country
and confront the Viet Cong.
- William Westmoreland

We have to confront the very scary fact that the president is a moron.
He's really dumb.
- Aaron McGruder

The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime
represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.
- Rand Beers

President Barack Obama has it right -
there is a lot to change about Washington.
The problem is, not much will get changed unless we
confront the runaway filibuster in the U.S.
Senate.
- Peter Fenn

Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive;
plunge them into a deadly situation,
and they will then live.
When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.
- Sun Tzu

The most meaningful engine of change,
powerful enough to confront corporate power,
may be not so much environmental quality,
as the economic development and growth associated with
the effort to improve it.
- Barry Commoner

This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation.
This is what makes it so frightening.
This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion.
They don't want to confront this horror.
So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate.
- David Brooks

Yes, women are stronger than us.
They face more directly the problems that confront them,
and for that reason they are much more spectacular to talk about.
I don't know why I am more interested in women,
because I don't go to any psychiatrists,
and I don't want to know why.
- Pedro Almodovar

It is always possible to argue against an interpretation,
to confront interpretations, to arbitrate between them
and to seek for an agreement,
even if this agreement remains beyond our reach.
- Paul Ricoeur

My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence.
Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and
organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront
us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The 20th century taught us how far unbridled evil can
and will go when the world fails to confront it.
It is time that we heed the lessons of the 20th century
and stand up to these murderers.
It is time that we end genocide in the 21st century.
- Allyson Schwartz

If you get it out into the urban field it's going to
be used or misused but it'll also probably provide
a way of people acknowledging what the aesthetic is
about because people have to confront it every day.
- Richard Serra

With no other security forces on hand,
U.S.
military was left to confront, almost alone,
an Iraqi insurgency and a crime rate that grew worse throughout the year,
waged in part by soldiers of the disbanded army and
in part by criminals who were released from prison.
- John Spratt

I believe that the organisers of this conference have
chosen a very timely subject for our discussion -
because the 21st century will confront us with an entirely new set of challenges.
- Lord Robertson

All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common:
it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the
major anxiety of their people in their time.
This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life.
Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit.
I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends.
- Kirstie Alley

Quite simply, federal laws already on the books aimed
at stopping the flow of illegal immigration must be enforced.
Furthermore, states must be given the resources necessary to confront the problem,
which includes strengthening the border patrol.
- Allen West

People think that if you have a huge appetite,
then you'll be better at it.
But actually, it's how you confront the food that is brought to you.
You have to be mentally and psychologically prepared.
- Takeru Kobayashi

The challenges of change are always hard.
It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges
that confront this nation and realize that we each
have a role that requires us to change and become more
responsible for shaping our own future.
- Hillary Clinton

I'm delirious with joy.
It proves that if you confront the universe with good
intentions in your heart,
it will reflect that and reward your intent.
Usually.
It just doesn't always do it in the way you expect.
- J. Michael Straczynski

One of the critical issues that we have to confront is illegal immigration,
because this is a multi-headed Hydra that affects our economy,
our health care, our health care, our education systems,
our national security, and also our local criminality.
- Allen West

All of us have read the stories about young people
in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there,
and I think that artistically, I really didn't understand
the commercial side of the film business,
so I went back to a purely artistic setting.
- Marisa Tomei

On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability
even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth.
We resolved then, and we are resolved today,
to confront every threat from any source that could
bring sudden terror and suffering to America.
- George W. Bush

What is new is that environmentalism intensely illuminates
the need to confront the corporate domain at its most
powerful and guarded point -
the exclusive right to govern the systems of production.
- Barry Commoner

I've never believed much in that holding hands kind of love.
I've always thought that love is about two different
personalities trying to confront life,
trying to make sense of their responsibilities,
to themselves, to each other, and to the wider society.
- Alan Bates

The Holocaust illustrates the consequences of prejudice,
racism and stereotyping on a society.
It forces us to examine the responsibilities of citizenship
and confront the powerful ramifications of indifference and inaction.
- Tim Holden

Let there be no doubt: the state of our union is strong -
stronger than the terrorists who seek to harm us and
stronger than the challenges that confront us.
At the same time, we know that our union can be stronger still.
- Tom Daschle

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.
- David Cronenberg

The liberation of Iraq was part of a broader effort
to seriously confront the greatest threat to world security:
rogue states capable of obtaining long range weapons of mass destruction.
- Armstrong Williams

When a nominee for the Supreme Court,
one of only nine lifetime appointments,
makes an overtly brazen racist comment about tens of
millions of American citizens,
we don't need lectures.
What we need to do is to confront her with what she
said and what it says about her.
- Rush Limbaugh

All the aftermath that so frequently follows in the
wake of war still confront the nation,
and we now, as ever before, must hold fast to the ancient
landmarks and see to it that all of these plagues that
threaten so mightily shall be rendered harmless.
- Alexander Henry

The fact is that America's weapons systems have made
it impossible for anybody to confront it militarily.
So, all you have is your wits and your cunning,
and your ability to fight in the way the Iraqis are fighting.
- Arundhati Roy

New ideas should confront old ideas.
We must refer to the example of Europe.
People have fought to make Europe what it is today.
Freedom is not something that is served up on a plate.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely.
Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes,
comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.
- Woody Allen

This legislation confronts the human truth that the
need for clean water knows no borders,
and proper management and intervention can be a currency
for peace and international cooperation.
- Bill Frist

A social problem is one that concerns the way in which
people live together in one society.
A racial problem is a problem which confronts two different
races who live in two separate societies,
even if those societies are side by side.
- Pauline Hanson


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