Peace is not the absence of conflict, but the ability to cope with it. Mahatma Gandhi

We see things as we are, not as they are.  Anais Nin

Conflict is drama, and how people deal with conflict shows you the kind of people they are. Stephen Moyer

Leaders approach conflict with an eye for resolution. When handled effectively, successful confrontations raise team performance. To manage conflict effectively, you must begin by realizing there are three sides to every story: Yours / Theirs / The Truth. Angie Morgan

I am a woman in process. I’m trying like everybody else. I try to take every conflict, every experience and learn from it. Life is never dull. Oprah Winfrey

Mediation is one of the most effective tools of nonviolence. It can turn parties away from conflict, towards compromise. Miroslav Lajcak

Conflict can and should be handled constructively; when it is, relationships benefit. Harriet B. Braiker

A point of view can be a dangerous luxury when substituted for insight and understanding. Marshall McLuhan

Bravery is the choice to show up and listen to another person, be it a loved one or a perceived foe, even when it is uncomfortable, painful, or the last thing you want to do. Alaric Hutchinson

We drive into the future using only our rear view mirror. Marshall McLuhan

Imagine a wall that’s green on one side and red on the other. You stand on one side and only see green. I stand on the other side and only see red. We’ll both be right about the color we see, even though we disagree on what color the wall is. Being able to realize that the other person has a valid point, even if you disagree with it, that’s maturity. Oliver Gaspirtz

There is absolutely no inevitability as long as there is a willingness to contemplate what is happening. Marshall McLuhan

When you’re on the edge of a cliff, sometimes progress is a step backwards. Anonymous

In the middle of every difficulty lies opportunity. Albert Einstein

In recognizing the humanity of our fellow beings, we pay ourselves the highest tribute. Thurgood Marshall

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep close to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don’t try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. Lao Tzu