70 Disagreement Quotes For Friends, Family And Relationship

Looking for quotes about disagreeing? We have rounded up the best disagreement quotes, sayings, proverbs, captions, and status messages (with images and pictures) about friends, family, and relationships.

Disagreement means lack of consensus of approval between two or more people due to difference of opinion or other reasons to not agree.

We often see couples, family, friends, or people at work to have different points of view and hence disagree with each other. Disagreements can also give rise to conflicts, arguments, fights and animosity in relationships.

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These inspiring quotes about disagreeing help you to respect other’s opinion and understand that people may have different perspectives and its okay to disagree.

Contradicting views, ideas, and opinions may give rise to disagreements and conflict. Whatever be the cause of disagreements at home, relationships, or work, these quotes may help you resolve disputes in a constructive way and keep your relationships sorted.

Also, check out opinion quotes and perception quotes to see the reality and be honest in your approach in life.

Famous Disagreement Quotes

  1. “Disagreement is something normal.”- Dalai Lama

  2. “We are all free to disagree, just do it respectfully.”

  3. “People generally quarrel because they cannot argue.”

  4. “Agreement is made more precious by disagreement.”- Publilius Syrus

  5. “Most disagreements are the result of faulty assumptions.”- Geoff Tate                                 
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    quotes on disagreeing

  6. “Even if we disagree about everything we can still be kind to each other.”

  7. “Clocks in disagreement are worse than no clock at all.” – David Mitchell

  8. “Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.”- Mahatma Gandhi                                       
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    disagreement quotes

  9. “I don’t have to agree with you to like you or respect you.”- Anthony Bourdain

  10. “The growth of knowledge depends entirely upon disagreement.”- Karl Popper

  11. “I have no disagreement with the aims of anti-vivisectionists.” – Peter Baynham

  12. “Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers not thunders.”- Rumi

  13. “In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you’ve heard the other side.”- Euripides

  14. “Disagreements don’t cause disunity, a lack of forgiveness does.”- Loren Cunningham

  15. “Disagreement produces debate but dissent produces dissension.”- Daniel J. Boorstin

  16. “People who disagree on important issues don’t agree on the facts.” – Rachel Maddow

  17. “Just as war is freedom’s cost, disagreement is freedom’s privilege.”- William J. Clinton

  18. “Friends become wiser together through a healthy clash of viewpoints.”- Timothy Keller

  19. “Most disagreements are caused by different perceptions that created different realities.” – Unknown

  20. “Political differences essentially depend on disagreement in moral principles.” – Lord Acton

Quotes About Disagreements In Relationships


But unwanted arguments often happen between loved ones, which may lead to a bitter relationship.

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  1. “Disagreements are fine, disrespect is not.” – Unknown                                                             
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    quotes about disagreements

  2. “In marriage disagreements are inevitable, but disrespect is optional.” – Dave Willis                                                                                                                                                         
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    disagreement quotes relationships

  3. “A power couple is when yesterday’s disagreement didn’t stop today’s communication.” – Unknown                                                                                                                         
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    disagreements in relationships quotes

  4. “In marriage you can disagree on many things as long as you talk through everything.” – Unknown                                                                                                                                   
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    quotes about disagreement

  5. “We may convince others by our arguments, but we can only persuade them by their own.” – Unknown 

  6. “The volume of your voice does not increase the validity of your argument.” – Steve Maraboli

  7. “I’ve never walked out of a room and had a disagreement as to what was said.”- Arlen Specter

  8. “The statement at the core of all disagreements: I’m right, you’re wrong.”- Charles F. Glassman

  9. “I stopped explaining myself when I realized people only understand from their level of perception.” – Unknown

  10. “We can be fervent in our disagreements without being factitious with our beliefs.” – Emanuel Cleaver

  11. “The best words for resolving a disagreement are, I could be wrong; I often am.’ It’s true.”- Brian Tracy

  12. “The beginning of thought is in disagreement – not only with others but also with ourselves.”- Eric Hoffer

  13. “We must agree on disagreement because we have freedom to think, and no one does it in same manner.”

  14. “Managing dissent is about recognizing the value of disagreement, discord, and difference.”- Noreena Hertz

  15. “One of the truest signs of maturity is the ability to disagree with someone while still remaining respectful.” – Dave Willis                                                                                                 
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    disagreement quotes images

  16. “I do not agree with what you have to say, but I’ll defend to the death your right to say it.”- Evelyn Beatrice Hall

  17. “In art, religion, and politics the respect must be mutual, no matter how violent the disagreement.”- Vincent Price

  18. “There is nothing more likely to start disagreement among people or countries than an agreement.”- E. B. White

  19. “If those who do not possess knowledge avoid the scholarly discussions, disagreement will end.” – Imam Ghazali

  20. “No matter what, everyone will go through a disagreement – that’s what makes us all different.”- Tionne Watkins

  21. “Do not kid yourself, a conflict is never about surface issue. It’s about ones unsaid, untreated, and unhealed wounds.”

  22. “He who has learned to disagree without being disagreeable has discovered the most valuable secret of a diplomat.”

  23. “I like disagreement because it forces both sides to question their own opinions and why they feel that way.”- Sam Hunt

Quotes On Disagreeing

It’s okay to have an opinion. It’s okay to disagree with someone’s opinion. It’s not okay to humiliate them because they don’t think the same way you do. Show some respect, because society needs more of that.

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These famous quotes and proverbs about disagreements will inspire you not to jump to conclusions without knowing the facts. Understanding the true version of a topic is always better to make better decisions.

Also check out our post on miscommunication quotes which will inspire you to have more mental clarity, focus, and give up the habit of overthinking.

  1. “Disagreement is not disloyalty.” – Unknown                                                                                   
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    friends disagreement quotes

  2. “The only true disability is the inability to accept and respect differences.” – Tanya Masse

  3. “To disagree, one doesn’t have to be disagreeable.” – Barry Goldwater

  4. “Tolerance isn’t about not having beliefs. It’s about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you.” – Timothy Keller

  5. “If two men on the same job agree all the time, then one is useless. If they disagree all the time, both are useless.”- Darryl F. Zanuck

  6. “Truth does not become more true by virtue of the fact that the entire world agrees with it, nor less so even if the whole world disagrees with it.”

  7. “Always be willing to look at both sides of the argument. Understanding the other side is the best way to strengthen your own.”- Jim Rohn

  8. “Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreement.” – Elizabeth II

  9. “It is never just disagreement but always intellectual dishonesty that is the apologist’s worst enemy. And its apprentice is ignorance.”- Criss Jami

  10. “The people to fear are not those who disagree with you, but those who disagree with you and are too cowardly to let you know.”- Napoleon Bonaparte

  11. “In a litigation-happy society, clear agreements often prevents small disagreements from becoming big ones.” – Harvey Mackay

  12. “I remain convinced that most human conflicts can be solved through genuine dialogue conducted with a spirit of openness and reconciliation.”- Dalai Lama

  13. “We can disagree and still love each other unless your disagreement is rooted in my oppression and denial of my humanity and right to exist.”- James Baldwin

  14. “We cannot force others to behave differently if they disagree with us. But if we change what we are saying or doing, they may respond differently.” – Nabil N. Jamal

  15. “Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger, or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it’s best to be quiet.”- Tony A. Gaskins Jr.

  16. “I am totally down with disagreement. I don’t like Haterade, but disagreement is wonderful. When someone disagrees, we try to reach common ground. That’s good.”- Roxane Gay

  17. “It is only through dialogue, deep listening, and passionate disagreement that we find our way to something larger than a singular and isolated point of view.”- Henry Kimsey-House

  18. “When in disagreement, do not employ a vulgar, defaming or callow response; in the absence of logic, respond in a refined manner; word choice and tone always matter.”- RJ Intindola

  19. “Harmony is a symphony, and symphony is an agreement; but an agreement of disagreements while they disagree there cannot be; you cannot harmonize that which disagrees.”- Plato

  20. “Diversity and independence are important because the best collective decisions are the product of disagreement and contest, not consensus or compromise.”- James Surowiecki

  21. “If and when they have a disagreement or argument, and if they can’t resolve it, happy couples default to trusting and forgiving rather than distrusting and begrudging.”- Mark Goulston

  22. “Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are incapable of forming such opinions.” – Albert Einstein

  23. “If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along – whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.”- Bernard Meltzer

  24. “It is not surprising that honest and well-informed experts can disagree about facts. But beyond the disagreement about facts, there is another deeper disagreement about values.”- Freeman Dyson

  25. “Society frowns at disagreeableness. As human beings we are hardwired to seek the approval of those around us. Yet a radical and transformative thought goes nowhere without the willingness to challenge convention.”

  26. “If after an argument, your partner goes out for hours without telling you where they are, this indicates that they are punishing you for the disagreement by intentionally causing you to worry or feel anxious.” – Kryss Shane

  27. “Just because you have a disagreement with your friends or family members does not mean there are not plenty of other areas on which you see eye to eye. It just means you have a difference of opinion.”- Victoria Osteen

  28. “Disagreement is not necessarily a reason to head for Splitsville. In fact, a relationship without disagreement is probably too brittle to last. Some of the best human bonds are forged in the fire of disagreement.” – Jerry Spinelli

  29. “I connect with people who have a lot in common with me. But I admire people based on how they react when we don’t agree with each other. Disagreeing gracefully is an art and I’m still learning it.” – Indhumathi Nagarajan

  30. “When you voice your disagreement, begin by talking about what you have in common with the person you are arguing with. Too often we rush to judgment, race to argue, and overlook all the common ground we share.”- Matthew Kelly

  31. “In some ways, we will always be different. In other ways, we will always be the same. There is always room to disagree and blame, just as there is always room to take a new perspective and empathize. Understanding is a choice.”- Vironika Tugaleva

  32. “If you agree with somebody, don’t nod “yes”. If you disagree with somebody, don’t nod “no”. Simply sit there, take it all in and the only thing you’re allowed to do is ask questions so you can understand what they mean and why they have the opinion that they have, and from where they are speaking. And at the end, you will get your turn.” – Simon Sinek

  33. “If you listen to two people who are arguing about something, and they each of them have passionate faith that they’re right, but they believe different things—they belong to different religions, different faiths, there is nothing they can do to settle their disagreement short of shooting each other, which is what they very often actually do.”- Richard Dawkins

  34. “You should have disagreements with your leaders and your colleagues, but if it becomes immediately a question of questioning people’s motives, and if immediately you decide that somebody who sees a whole new situation differently than you must be a bad person and somehow twisted inside, we are not going to get very far in forming a more perfect union.”- William J. Clinton

  35. “It was the same with friendship, disagreement between friends and spouses, too had to be carefully handled. If the time you spent with friends was consumed by disagreement, then there was no room for the essence of friendship, which was a sharing of the world, and that sharing involved seeing things the same way, or at least seeing things through the eyes of the friend.” – Alexander Mccall Smith

  36. “It’s okay to disagree with the thoughts or opinions expressed by other people. That doesn’t give you the right to deny any sense they might make. Nor does it give you a right to accuse someone of poorly expressing their beliefs just because you don’t like what they are saying. Learn to recognize good writing when you read it, even if it means overcoming your pride and opening your mind beyond what is comfortable.”- Ashly Lorenzana

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