Top 105 Confronting Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Confronting Quotes from famous people such as Pete Buttigieg, Tracy McMillan, James F. Byrnes, Arlen Specter, Ben Mendelsohn, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The challenge in confronting Trump is that there are ce

The challenge in confronting Trump is that there are certain things that he does that that you have to respond to, just morally. When he lies, you’ve got to correct the lie, which will keep you busy because he does it so often. When he does something wrong, you’ve got to point to it.
Pete Buttigieg
People who find that they have a lot of drama in their relationships need to allow themselves to get ‘bored’. At first, it will feel excruciating, and they may find themselves confronting a very real fear underneath all that drama: being truly close and therefore vulnerable to another human being.
Tracy McMillan
I have come to Germany to learn at first hand the problems involved in the reconstruction of Germany and to discuss with our representatives the views of the United States Government as to some of the problems confronting us.
James F. Byrnes
The American people do not care which Party solves the problems confronting our nation.
Arlen Specter
One of the things that I found very confronting in my early working life was that people thought I was some sensitive doe-eyed lovelorn boy, because they’d seen me do that a couple of times. What tends to happen is you get a run of similar roles.
Ben Mendelsohn
If something that needs to be done that we don’t feel confronting, we do it through the manager.
John Oates
America needs a new generation of leaders to address the big issues facing the country: alleviating the middle class squeeze and promoting economic opportunity, confronting the significant national security challenges threatening the safety of our people, and reforming the culture of Washington, D.C.
Ron DeSantis
As for the development of Mumbai, the problem is that most of our chief ministers are from interior Maharashtra and they are not familiar with the problems confronting the city. Only someone born here will understand the problems of the metropolis.
Raj Thackeray
A smart black guy is confronting for most people. But that’s on them, not on me.
Laurence Fishburne
My whole life has been about confronting cynicism.
Cory Booker
It was very confronting after growing up in the suburbs of Melbourne, then going to India. There’s such a different emphasis on everything: food, family, hygiene, love, marriage. It’s why it’s so exciting, why it’s so beautiful.
Greig Fraser
Indeed, the attempt to live according to the notion that the fragments are really separate is, in essence, what has led to the growing series of extremely urgent crises that is confronting us today.
David Bohm
The simple reality of life is that everyone is wrong on a regular basis. By confronting these inevitable errors, you allow yourself to make corrections before it is too late.
Barry Ritholtz
I’m perpetually interested by living in places as an artist confronting challenges I’ve never confronted before and approaching them with as much craft and humanity as I can.
George C. Wolfe
My theatre is not a conventional one. It is bold, serious, funny, confronting. It is anything but boring.
Haris Pasovic
I always wanted to create my own musical world. That takes time and must be earned, and it does mean sometimes confronting the expectations of the audience.
Steven Wilson
For those of us in the opposition movement under dictatorships, part of our job is confronting police and spending time in prison. So, a dissident not only needs to learn how to oppose oppression but also how to face the crackdowns and time in prison.
Liu Xiaobo
We must do everything we can to be more aggressive in confronting Syria about what they are doing in Iraq.
Sam Brownback
Republicans need to get honest about confronting climate, but Democrats need to get honest about energy.
John Fetterman
Brain research is the ultimate problem confronting man.
John Eccles
Conservatives used to believe in confronting hard truths, not succumbing to comforting fairy tales. Some still do.
Fareed Zakaria
Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him.
Thomas Aquinas
I have deep respect for people’s individual faith, but when faith gets connected to the machinery of state, or the machinery of hate, I find it very confronting.
Andrew Denton
Talking about darker stuff from my life was definitely very cathartic and at times confronting.
Mae Martin
You meet folks who are funny and really smart and persistent and loving that are confronting this thing we call poverty, which is just a shorthand for this way of life that holds you underwater. And you just wonder what our country would be if we allowed these people to flourish and reach their full potential.
Matthew Desmond
One of the things I said was that I had been in great hopes that I would become a better person as a result of confronting my own mortality, but it actually never happened. I didn’t become a better person.
Molly Ivins