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These are some of the best 'Quarrels' quotations and sayings.

Beware of entrance to a quarrel; but, being in, bear it that the opposer may beware of thee.

Coarse kindness is, at least, better than coarse anger; and in all private quarrels the duller nature is triumphant by reason of its dullness.

He that blows the coals in quarrels that he has nothing to do with, has no right to complain if the sparks fly in his face.

I consider your very testy and quarrelsome people as I do a loaded gun, which may, by accident, at any time, go off and kill people.

If you cannot avoid a quarrel with a blackguard, let your lawyer manage it rather than yourself. No man sweeps his own chimney, but employs a chimney-sweeper who has no objection to dirty work because it is his trade.

In false quarrels there is no true valor.

In most quarrels there is a fault on both sides. A quarrel may be compared to a spark, which cannot be produced without a flint as well as steel. Either of them may hammer on wood forever; no fire will follow.

Jars concealed are half reconciled; but if generally known, it is a double task to stop the breach at home and men's mouths abroad.

One should not quarrel with a dog without a reason sufficient to vindicate one through all the courts of morality.

Quarrels would never last long if the fault was only on one side.

The hatred of those who are most nearly connected is the most inveterate.

The quarrels of lovers are like summer storms. Everything is more beautiful when they have passed.

Thrice is he arm'd that hath his quarrel just, And he but naked, though lock'd up in steel, Whose conscience with injustice is corrupted.

Two things, well considered, would prevent many quarrels; first to have it well ascertained whether we are not disputing about terms rather than things; and secondly, to examine whether that on which we differ is worth contending about.

When worthy men fall out, only one of them may be faulty at first; but if the strife continue long, both commonly become guilty.