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Opposing Quotes

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Strength and wisdom are not opposing values.
- William J. Clinton

Related topics: Wisdom

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy,
or opposing passion.
Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing
his decision on stem cell research.
He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution.
- Jay Leno

I am perhaps a late follower of Zoroaster and I believe
that the foundation of life is built upon the struggle
between the two opposing forces of Good and Evil.
- Eugenio Montale

 

It now becomes clear why the Bush Administration has
been vigorously opposing congressional hearings.
The Bush Administration has been engaged in a conspiracy of silence.
- Cynthia McKinney

I guess more players lick themselves that are ever
licked by an opposing team.
The first thing any man has to know is how to handle himself.
- Connie Mack

Students need to learn how to think critically,
how to argue opposing ideas.
It is important for them to learn how to think.
You can always cook.
- Charlie Trotter

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Silences between movements are employed only in order
to bring the opposing duo to the fore.
- Elliott Carter

Opposing the free flow of goods or people is a bad idea.
- William Weld

If our country is to reach a workable solution to the abortion issue,
the Democratic party must be open to and tolerant of opposing views.
- Robert Casey

I think that people who have played sports have an
ability to relate to people because when you're playing
you have to work on teams and with opposing players.
- Michael Michele

Vote counting and ballot collecting does not occur in the light of day.
There are too many occasions when observers and opposing
parties lose contact with the ballots.
- Bob Schaffer

What is also strange to me is that public libraries
have always been in the forefront of opposing censorship.
- Matthew Lesko

The soldier's main enemy is not the opposing soldier,
but his own commander.
- Ramman Kenoun

I see the policy of opposing same-sex marriages or unions,
whatever you call it, as bigotry or discrimination.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

No candidate can win a presidential race advocating
gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq.
- Dick Morris

The metropolis reveals itself as one of those great
historical formations in which opposing streams which enclose life unfold,
as well as join one another with equal right.
- Georg Simmel

Only disaster can follow divided counsels and opposing wills.
- Thomas John Barnardo

This fanaticism is what feeds terrorism.
And this is precisely why Muslims must play an active
role in opposing hate sermons and incitement to terrorism
and extremism in their mosques.
- Otto Schily

One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions,
as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or
contradictory sets of desires.
- Robert Collier

So long as the opposing forces are at the outset approximately
equal in numbers and moral and there are no flanks to turn,
a long struggle for supremacy is inevitable.
- Douglas Haig

I liked the name of the amendment.
I couldn't help feeling uneasy that the church was
opposing something with a name as beautiful as the Equal Rights Amendment.
- Sonia Johnson

The question of the family now divides our society
so deeply that the opposing sides cannot even agree
on a definition of the institution they are arguing about.
- Christopher Lasch

I wanted to be a sportswriter because I loved sports
and I could not hit the curve ball,
the jump shot, or the opposing ball carrier.
- Dick Schaap

Now, ignorance is one thing, ignorance can be cured.
But many of the Republican leaders opposing this research know better.
- Ron Reagan

In the present epoch of struggle between two worlds
the two opposing and antagonistic trends penetrating
the foundations of nearly all branches of biology are
particularly sharply defined.
- Trofim Lysenko

There is no possible negotiation with these killers.
Our aim is to win over terrorism.
Only by being firm we can stop terrorism.
We must be firm fighting the terrorists and opposing
the final aims they want to achieve.
- Jose Maria Aznar

Initially, I know that I handled it worse than she
did and I think partly because I've always been...
every bit of adversity I've faced up until the last
year and a half is adversity I brought upon myself -
or the opposing teams have given me.
- Brett Favre

Some members of both Houses have, it is true,
been removed from their employments under the Crown;
but were they ever told,
either by me or by any other of his majesty's servants,
that it was for opposing the measures of the administration in Parliament?
- Robert Walpole

Every document, apparently ancient, coming from the
proper repository or custody,
and bearing on its face no evident marks of forger,
the law presumes to be genuine, and devolves on the
opposing party the burden of proving it to be otherwise.
- Simon Greenleaf

In Castling, the King must be moved first,
or before the Rook is quitted.
If the Rook be quitted before the King is touched,
the opposing player may demand that the move of the
Rook shall stand without the Castling being completed.
- Howard Staunton

Madam Speaker, I have spent more than half my life
as a member of the Resources Committee.
In that time I have supported numerous wilderness designations.
In fact, I cannot recall ever opposing a wilderness bill.
- Nick Rahall

I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family,
to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as
they made that slow entrance onto the field.
It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team,
too.
They'd never seen anything like it.
- Hayden Fry

Do you think when two representatives holding diametrically
opposing views get together and shake hands,
the contradictions between our systems will simply
melt away? What kind of a daydream is that?
- Nikita Khrushchev

There's been progress toward seeing that nature and
culture are not opposing terms,
and that wilderness is not the only kind of landscape
for environmentalists to concern themselves with.
- Michael Pollan

I wish there was a bar I could send opposing teams
to and get them hammered or something -
I could tell my buddies in New York to leave their
places open or something.
Playing for the Yankees, guys come at you extremely hard.
I have to be ready or I'll be embarrassed.
- Roger Clemens

It has generally been assumed that of two opposing systems of philosophy,
e.g., realism and idealism, one only can be true and one must be false;
and so philosophers have been hopelessly divided on the question,
which is the true one.
- Morris Raphael Cohen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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