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Contention Quotes & Sayings
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Contention is inseparable from creating knowledge. It is not contention we should try to avoid, but discourses that attempt to suppress contention.
Nobody wants to see teams out of contention showcased in December and January. I'm sure this is something that will be discussed again this off-season.
Buried underneath hands slip off the wheel Internal path-way to contention.
It is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. hares have no time to read.
I would spend my nights at home but if it means contention. I'd rather be alone tell the service man cut the phones.
It is my contention that civil disobediences are nothing but the latest form of voluntary association, and that they are thus quite in tune with the oldest traditions of the country.
George Orwell's contention was that it is a sure sign of trouble when things can no longer be called by their right names and described in plain, forthright speech.
I don't think nationalism is alone holding the field; it's in contention with a lot of different things.
Obstinacy and contention are common qualities, most appearing in, and best becoming, a mean and illiterate soul.
Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
My contention is that that style is just as stylized as an ornate style.
We have seen that no religion stands on the basis of things known; none bounds its horizon within the field of human observation; and, therefore, as it can never present us with indisputable facts, so must it ever be at once a source of error and contention.
While we have entertained the contention that a deed may make more propaganda than hundreds of speeches, thousands of articles, and tens of thousands of pamphlets, we have held that an arbitrary act of violence will not necessarily have such an effect.
In real life, it is the hare who wins. Every time. Look around you. And in any case it is my contention that Aesop was writing for the tortoise market. Hares have no time to read. They are too busy winning the game.
am truly grateful for the honour that the Academy bestowed upon me last year. I did not feel that I was given the material this season to warrant an Emmy nomination and in an effort to maintain the integrity of the Academy organisation, I withdrew my name from contention.
There are no contests in the Art of Peace. A true warrior is invincible because he or she contests with nothing. Defeat means to defeat the mind of contention that we harbor within.
What is public history but a register of the successes and disappointments, the vices, the follies and the quarrels of those who engage in contention for power
It is my contention that most people are not mugged every day, that most people in this world do not encounter violence every day. I think we prepare people for violence, and I think just as importantly we prepare people for the definition of being gentle.
Self-confidence is the degree of control,conviction and contention on your own character.
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