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Brian Higgins Quotes and Sayings

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I oppose the president's plan to privatize Social Security.
- Brian Higgins

The only risk we run is by doing nothing.
- Brian Higgins

We need to spend more money to insure that our troops are properly equipped.
- Brian Higgins

To oppose something is to maintain it.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

 

Conservatives define themselves in terms of what they oppose.
- George Will

Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own,
when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected.
- Edgar Lee Masters

I don't oppose all wars.
What I am opposed to is a dumb war.
What I am opposed to is a rash war.
- Barack Obama

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Men are strong so long as they represent a strong idea
they become powerless when they oppose it.
- Sigmund Freud

We oppose the reactionary policies of the U.S.
government but we do not oppose the American people.
We want to have many good friends in the United States.
- Kim Jong Il

Terrorists oppose nations such as the United States
and Australia not because of what we have done but
because of who we are and because of the values that we hold in common.
- John Howard

I tried to oppose the academic to the marketplace.
- Ad Reinhardt

Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism,
those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?
- Ivan Turgenev

We must oppose programs that would take food from the
mouths of younger generations to buy prescription drugs for old people,
and we must do it...
for the children.
- L. Neil Smith

I think it's really important to find out why people
hurt you or try to oppose you or whatever.
- Kathy Acker

I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the
same legal privileges that civil government affords
to traditional marriage and family life.
- Todd Akin

Who are enemies? Those who oppose each others will.
- Mary Richards

Let me say at the outset that I do not reflexively
oppose international trade.
- Richard Neal

The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance
of those whom they oppose.
- Frederick Douglass

However, we might oppose it, abortion is a sad feature of modern life.
- Robert Casey

The people who oppose your ideas are inevitably those
who represent the established order that your ideas will upset.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

I have no problem with G14.
How can I oppose something that as far as I am concerned,
does not exist?
- Sepp Blatter

A major problem for Black women, and all people of color,
when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism,
is our profound scepticism that white people can actually be oppressed.
- Barbara Smith

It is the right of our people to organize to oppose
any law and any part of the Constitution with which
they are not in sympathy.
- Alfred E. Smith

We oppose occupation of land by force and we believe
in dialogue as the method for regaining Arab rights.
This is the spirit of the Great Arab Revolt.
- King Hussein I

Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear
in his opposition to the war.
People appreciate a politician with the courage to say,
I oppose this war.
- Bianca Jagger

Sex pleasure in woman is a kind of magic spell;
it demands complete abandon; if words or movements
oppose the magic of caresses,
the spell is broken.
- Simone de Beauvoir

What we want is a lasting peace.
We will oppose soft measures which invite the breaking of the peace.
- James F. Byrnes

I believe all Americans who believe in freedom,
tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to
oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation.
- Coretta Scott King

My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious,
etc.
beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage.
- Ed Case

The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress,
but that they love inertia.
- Elbert Hubbard

Doves oppose war on the grounds that the risks exceed the gains.
War with Iraq could be very costly, possibly degenerating into urban warfare.
- Charles Krauthammer

O Lord, help me not to despise or oppose what I do not understand.
- William Penn

The power of an air force is terrific
when there is nothing to oppose it.
- Winston Churchill

A government full of Democrats would rather have you be a Republican,
and a government full of Republicans would rather have you be a Democrat,
than have you oppose both.
- Brian Celio

The only thing I oppose is persecuting of Eastern Orthodox priests and temples.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Relativism is not indifference; on the contrary,
passionate indifference is necessary in order for you
not to hear the voices that oppose your absolute decrees.
- Karel Capek

In a polling conducted by the Wall Street Journal,
11 out of 12 Americans said they oppose the taking of private property,
even if it is for public economic good.
- Jim Ryun

Like me, the great majority of Americans wish both
to preserve the traditional definition of marriage
and to oppose bias and intolerance directed towards gays and lesbians.
- Mitt Romney

A "modern" man has nothing to add to modernism,
if only because he has nothing to oppose it with.
The well-adapted drop off the dead limb of time like lice.
- Elias Canetti

The same European governments that hesitated to confront
terrorists were more than prepared to oppose us.
- Richard Perle

I oppose the attempts of homosexual activists to treat
homosexual activity as a civil right to be protected
and promoted by the government.
- Todd Akin

I only did my duty to my country when I tried to oppose
the criminal folly of Hitler.
- Wilhelm Canaris

I will continue to work in Washington to oppose any
efforts to expand drilling off our Coasts and to challenge
my colleagues to adopt responsible energy policies.
- Lois Capps

We are proud to say we are racist and hate to see Whites fighting each other.
I oppose the Wars.
- Tom Metzger

Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had
no agency in planning it,
or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike.
- Alexander Hamilton

I oppose a constitutional amendment against gay marriage.
- Ed Case

Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics
of the thing they oppose.
- J. S. Habgood

I have taken an oath in my heart to oppose communism until the day I die.
- Eldridge Cleaver

A majority of Americans oppose partial-birth abortion,
and Judge Hamilton's decision flies in the face of
Congress passing and President Bush signing legislation
banning such horrible acts of violence.
- Marc Racicot

The real reason to oppose increasing tax rates on the
wealthy is that it's a good bet they could do more
to help the economy if they keep their money rather
than have their earnings confiscated by the government
and spent on another round of stimulus.
- Terry Savage

Judges who take the law into their own hands,
who make up constitutional 'rights' in order to strike down laws they oppose,
undermine the people's right to have their values shape
public policy and define the culture.
- Orrin Hatch

Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected
an increase in the minimum wage.
They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires,
but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income.
- Mark Dayton

In light of these facts Republicans have put forth
a variety of proposals to make Social Security remain
solvent for future generations.
But up to this point, Democrats have chosen to oppose
our good faith efforts and insist that indeed there is no problem.
- John Doolittle

When I recall my own path of life I cannot but speak of the violence,
hatred and lies.
A lesson drawn from such experiences,
however, was that we can effectively oppose violence
only if we ourselves do not resort to it.
- Lech Walesa

There are many alternatives to embryonic stem cell research,
alternatives with great potential.
We need to support these and oppose creating life for
the sole purpose of destroying it.
- Ernest Istook

Bosses are no more inevitable in state and local governments
than dictators are in national governments.
They will arise and prosper, nevertheless,
if true believers of democracy - citizens devoted to the democratic ideals -
do not constantly oppose them.
- Charles Edison

There will always be a place for us somewhere,
somehow, as long as we see to it that working people
fight for everything they have,
everything they hope to get, for dignity,
equality, democracy, to oppose war and to bring to the world a better life.
- Harry Bridges

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill,
that we shall pay any price, bear any burden,
meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe
to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
- John F. Kennedy

My thinking tends to be libertarian.
That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm -
as in abortion,
sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use,
or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as
matters of free choice in a representative democracy.
- Camille Paglia

Not all Modern Orthodox Jews, at the present juncture,
identify with what the Israeli government does.
In Israel many religious Zionists strongly oppose the
government because of the disengagement.
- Norman Lamm

No baseness or cruelty of treason so deep or so tragic
shall enter our human world,
but that loyal love shall be able in due time to oppose
to just that deed of treason its fitting deed of atonement.
- Josiah Royce

I will to my dying day oppose, with all the powers
and faculties God has given me,
all such instruments of slavery on the one hand and
villainy on the other as this Writ of Assistance is.
- James Otis

Our reports about civilian casualties here,
about the resistance of the Iraqi forces,
are going back to the United States.
It helps those who oppose the war when you challenge
the policy to develop their arguments.
- Peter Arnett

As a German citizen, as a German professor,
and as a political person, I hold it to be not only
my right but also my moral duty to take part in the
shaping of our German destiny,
to expose and oppose obvious wrongs.
- Kurt Huber

And why do we, who say we oppose tyranny and demand freedom of speech,
allow people to go to prison and be vilified,
and magazines to be closed down on the spot,
for suggesting another version of history.
- David Icke

You say that your hope is in God, and he will,
I am sure, stand by you.
But you must not forget that you have been given worldly
means to use and employ against human arrogance and wrong;
it is necessary to see such things with a broad mind in order to oppose them.
- Knute Nelson

I know that Bush, for political reasons,
is going to nominate a minority, a Hispanic man or
someone where it will be harder for people on the progressive
side to oppose and split some of the traditionally
progressive or democratic constituents.
- Patricia Ireland

The fundamentalists are increasing.
People, afraid to oppose those fundamentalists,
shut their mouths.
It is really very difficult to make people move against
a sensitive issue like religion,
which is the source of fundamentalism.
- Taslima Nasrin

The European organisation contemplated could not oppose any ethnic group,
on other continents or in Europe itself,
outside of the League of Nations, any more than it
could oppose the League of Nations.
- Aristide Briand

My answer to those who oppose my appointment as CEO
is that this is really a decision of the YWCA.
They want to strengthen their grassroots to advocate
on behalf of women's and children's empowerment and ending racism.
- Patricia Ireland

I think it's inconsistent to tell the American people
that you oppose the war and,
yet, you continue to vote to fund the war.
Because every time you vote to fund the war,
you're reauthorizing the war all over again.
- Dennis Kucinich


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