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Letter "C" » collision
«Modern science knows much about such conflicts. We call the mental state that engenders it AMBIVALENCE: a collision between thought and feeling.»
«Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.»
«If you wish to avoid foreign collision, you had better abandon the ocean.»
«The really difficult moral issues arise, not from a confrontation of good and evil, but from a collision between two goods»
«In Vineyard Haven, on Martha's Vineyard, mostly I love the soft collision here of harbor and shore, the subtly haunting briny quality that all small towns have when they are situated on the sea»
Author: William Styron
, small town
«The peculiar evil of silencing the expression of an opinion is that it is robbing the human race; posterity as well as the existing generation; those who dissent from the opinion, still more than those who hold it. If the opinion is right, they are deprived of the opportunity of exchanging error for truth: if wrong, they lose, what is almost as great a benefit, the clearer perception and livelier impression of truth, produced by its collision with error.»
Author: John Stuart Mill
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, dissenting opinion
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, human error
, Human perception
«Slavery is founded on the selfishness of man's nature -- opposition to it on his love of justice. These principles are in eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.»
Author: Abraham Lincoln
«I know my fate. One day there will be associated with my name the recollection of something frightful / of a crisis like no other before on earth, of the profoundest collision of conscience, of a decision evoked against everything that until then had been believed in, demanded, sanctified. I am not a man I am dynamite.»
Author: Friedrich Nietzsche