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Opposed Quotes

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All truth passes through three stages:
First, it is ridiculed;
Second, it is violently opposed;
Third, it is accepted as self-evident.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability
to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time
and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

I think that there is nothing, not even crime,
more opposed to poetry, to philosophy, ay, to life itself
than this incessant business.
- Henry David Thoreau

I'm still strongly opposed to antismoking laws,
strongly opposed to any law that regulates personal behavior.
- John Perry Barlow

 

One can cite cases of Negroes who opposed emancipation
and denounced the abolitionists.
- Carter G. Woodson

The theme is the theme of humiliation,
which is the square root of sin, as opposed to the
freedom from humiliation,
and love, which is the square root of wonderful.
- Carson McCullers

Stiletto, I look at it more as an attitude as opposed to a high-heeled shoe.
- Lita Ford

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I was personally opposed to the death penalty,
and yet I think I have probably asked for the death
penalty more than most people in the United States.
- Janet Reno

Also, General Zinni, who commanded central command,
was very much opposed to the war in the first place,
as I was.
We were both quoted to that effect in February of 2003.
- William Odom

Then I wanted the character to be feminine as opposed to effeminate.
Because it's easy to be camp or queen.
Anyone can do that.
What's difficult is to play feminine.
- Cillian Murphy

My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars.
He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way.
- Dan Fogelberg

Children make you a better everything.
Daughters open up a whole different sensibility to you.
When you have children, it focuses you on them as opposed to on yourself.
- Andy Garcia

It has yet to be shown by direct biochemical methods,
as opposed to the indirect genetic evidence mentioned earlier,
that the code is indeed a triplet code.
- Francis Crick

Whitney wanted to eradicate the idea that in the case
of a language we are dealing with a natural faculty;
in fact,
social institutions stand opposed to natural institutions.
- Ferdinand de Saussure

A man who has both feet planted firmly in the air can
be safely called a liberal as opposed to the conservative,
who has both feet firmly planted in his mouth.
- Jacques Barzun

I know my husband really loves me because he takes me to have ribs.
He says I'm the only girl he ever took out who actually
ate anything on her plate,
as opposed to pushing it around.
- Julia Barr

If a politician murders his mother, the first response
of the press or of his opponents will likely be not
that it was a terrible thing to do,
but rather that in a statement made six years before
he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.
- Meg Greenfield

Entrenched bureaucracies are always opposed to fundamental changes.
- Christopher Dodd

The attitude we have towards our personal pets as opposed
to the animals that suffer under the factory farm is
hypocritical and delusional.
- James Cromwell

I'm hopeful.
I know there is a lot of ambition in Washington,
obviously.
But I hope the ambitious realize that they are more
likely to succeed with success as opposed to failure.
- George W. Bush

If you're opposed to the budget I submitted to the General Assembly,
you're for a tax increase.
- Matt Blunt

I've never been opposed to nudity.
I've been opposed to nudity for box-office draw.
- Neve Campbell

Well, I guess my unease with that is...
I'm always a little uneasy with that phrase -
smooth jazz,
as opposed to what?
- David Sanborn

I still have not given up the idea of becoming a journalist,
but at 17 I decided to follow my heart and stay in
Los Angeles with my girlfriend as opposed to going to Johns Hopkins.
- Mackenzie Astin

Most foreign policies that history has marked highly,
in whatever country, have been originated by leaders
who were opposed by experts.
- Henry A. Kissinger

It was a very cool thing to be a smart girl,
as opposed to some other, different kind.
And I think that made a great deal of difference to
me growing up and in my life afterward.
- Elena Kagan

Without Socialism the working class is a heterogeneous
mixture of different categories,
some of which have independent, varying interests,
sometimes opposed to each other.
- Karl Radek

Liberal Democrats are inexorably opposed to tax cuts,
because tax cuts give people more power,
and take away from the role of government.
- Rush Limbaugh

I was proud of the youths who opposed the war in Vietnam
because they were my babies.
- Benjamin Spock

I've been opposed to human cloning from the very beginning.
- Leon Kass

After the Rodgers and Hammerstein revolution,
songs became part of the story, as opposed to just
entertainments in between comedy scenes.
- Stephen Sondheim

Therapy, as opposed to analysis, is a whole construct of myth,
beautiful and creative.
- Dennis Potter

It's absolutely absurd to even consider voting on Sunday alcohol sales.
I am opposed to alcohol period.
It doesn't do anybody any good in the long run.
It's a dangerous drug.
- John Hunter

Hence a ship is said to head the sea,
when her course is opposed to the setting or direction of the surges.
- William Falconer

As opposed to touring for three years and then going
into the studio and writing an album,
I think this record is representative of a lot of everyday people.
- Nuno Bettencourt

Only those who are ideologically opposed to military
programs think of the defense budget as the first and
best place to get resources for social welfare needs.
- Herman Kahn

You see, the interesting thing about books,
as opposed, say, to films, is that it's always just
one person encountering the book,
it's not an audience, it's one to one.
- Paul Auster

I am seriously opposed to censorship of any sort.
- Don Johnson

To every action there is always opposed an equal reaction.
- Isaac Newton

I was so opposed to the war in Vietnam that I initially
refused President Nixon's urgings for me to go there.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

This idea of selfishness as a virtue,
as opposed to generosity: That, to me,
is unnatural.
- Jessica Lange

I am not opposed to intelligence reform on its face,
but any changes should reflect the current context.
- Ted Stevens

We hear so many records these days that are done with click tracks,
as opposed to a drummer.
- Wayne Coyne

The second trial was a fair trial.
I do not call it a second trial.
I call it a fair trial, as opposed to the first trial,
which was an unfair trial, a Roman holiday.
- Sam Sheppard

I'm totally opposed to vouchers.
I will fight them tooth and nail.
- Charles Schumer

I read the book with interest, but when Jackson was
a candidate in 1828 for the Presidency,
I opposed him and voted for Adams.
I favored a protective tariff.
- Ezra Cornell

And historically the owners have used loyalty to a
team or a city to hold players as opposed to always paying their worth.
- Lynn Swann

I view myself primarily as a trial lawyer who happens to be writing,
as opposed to a writer who happens to be a trial lawyer,
so the audience is like a jury to me.
- Vincent Bugliosi

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

The Southern character is opposed to haste.
Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry.
- Maria Mitchell

To be deeply committed to negotiations,
to be opposed to a particular war or military action,
is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one's manhood.
- Myriam Miedzian

The discussion of ideas as opposed to the American
narcissistic obsession with what's going on with the self,
that's the general thing people are talking about.
- Stanley Crouch

Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
- Hippocrates

They call me before they go into production,
when they have a prototype, and they call legitimate saxophonists,
too.
As opposed to the other kind.
- Steve Lacy

If your faith is opposed to experience,
to human learning and investigation,
it is not worth the breath used in giving it expression.
- Edgar Watson Howe

Now, most of the new immigrants coming to this country
are from Asia as opposed to Europe.
- Iris Chang

The art which we may call generally art of the wayside,
as opposed to that which is the business of men's lives,
is, in the best sense of the word, Grotesque.
- John Ruskin

He's not rewarding us by talking to us.
He's talking to us because He has something to say to us directly,
as opposed to the things He says to all humanity.
- Gene Wolfe

How are we doing in the electronics field as opposed to,
you know, we hear how advanced the Japanese are? Do
you think we're still pretty competitive? Oh,
yes.
- Jack Kilby

Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract -
physical force is directly opposed to morality;
and secondly,
that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
- Auberon Herbert

The skeptic does not mean him who doubts,
but him who investigates or researches,
as opposed to him who asserts and thinks that he has found.
- Miguel de Unamuno

I never say I have a preference for one medium as opposed to another.
- Christine Baranski

I'm actually really opposed to the death penalty.
- Bill Paxton

True Americanism is opposed utterly to any political
divisions resting on race and religion.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

In every case, the environmental hazards were made
known only by independent scientists,
who were often bitterly opposed by the corporations
responsible for the hazards.
- Barry Commoner

You know, it's a different deal - throwing a football
as opposed to throwing a baseball.
- Drew Bledsoe

Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility
of human self-actualization.
- Ann Oakley

I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the
fact why I'm so neat today as opposed to a few years ago.
I never knew that the weight made that much difference.
- James Brown

I am absolutely opposed to political correctness.
You cannot confront hate speech until you've experienced it.
You need to hear every side of the issue instead of just one.
- Jane Elliott

You can never fully put your finger on the reason why you're suddenly,
inexplicably compelled to explore one life as opposed to another.
- Daniel Day-Lewis

As a Senator I am opposed to duelling.
As Ben.
Wade, I recognize the code.
- Benjamin F. Wade


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