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The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Have you heard about the Irishman who reversed into
a car boot sale and sold the engine?
- Frank Carson

We have a problem now with parents stealing their kids' CDs,
so the roles have been reversed.
- Jerry Only

The degree of leverage now being reversed is staggering,
and the underlying global imbalances -
notably between the savers and the spenders -
will require long and painful adjustment.
- Vince Cable

 

In every tragedy, an element of comedy is preserved.
Comedy is just tragedy reversed.
- Wislawa Szymborska

Normally, an actress has to work to bring out her male side.
In our case, the dynamic is reversed.
The actor playing her modelled himself on Sharon Stone.
- Edward Hall

Thus the slogan should be reversed: Catholics taught
the world what music is supposed to sound like,
and, more importantly, what it is supposed to mean.
- Richard Morris

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Logic can often be reversed, but the effect does not precede the cause.
- Gregory Bateson

I know there are things I did in education that will never be reversed.
I have not done that in film yet because I have only
been here for about nine months.
- Estelle Morris

I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child,
now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely.
- Mary Pickford

In our judgment of human transactions,
the law of optics is reversed; we see the most indistinctly
the objects which are close around us.
- Richard Whately

The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on.
Sometimes people get their ends reversed.
When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Jerry reversed the usual formula of the superhero who goes to another planet.
He put the superhero in ordinary, familiar surroundings,
instead of the other way around, as was done in most science fiction.
That was the first time I can recall that it had ever been done.
- Joe Shuster

The progress in Iraq is still fragile.
And it could still be reversed.
Iraq still faces innumerable challenges,
and they will be evident during what will likely be
a difficult process as the newly elected Council of
Representatives selects the next prime minister,
president, and speaker of the council.
- David Petraeus

In the 1990s, we introduced Boston's community policing strategy.
We reversed the tide of violent crime that threatened our city,
and we established a national model for preventing and fighting crime.
- Thomas Menino

The good news, to relieve all this gloom,
is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting.
Here, the people are sovereign.
Inept political leaders can be replaced.
Foolish policies can be changed.
Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

Everybody knows that the great reversed triangle of land,
with its base in the north and its apex in the south,
which is called India, embraces fourteen hundred thousand square miles,
upon which is spread unequally a population of one
hundred and eighty millions of souls.
- Jules Verne

I just took the idea that King Kong was too big for
everything and reversed it and put George in a land of giants,
which is basically what every kid goes through anyway -
that,
you know, the world is made for grownups,
for tall people, for the giants.
- William Joyce

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite
of what you are inclined to do,
and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.
- Ben Hogan

I think popular music in this country is one of the
few things in the twentieth century that have made
giant strides in reverse.
- Bing Crosby

Darn the wheel of the world!
Why must it continually turn over? Where is the reverse gear?
- Jack London

In 1917 - as we have seen, - Italy suffered a great reverse,
losing 200,000 soldiers and immense supplies.
- Kelly Miller

If notwithstanding, a Rebellion of the same Kind now afflicts this Country,
we should not infer that this Institution is useless,
or should be laid aside; but just the Reverse.
- Charles Inglis

Sadly, this is the same old Republican story of Robin Hood in reverse -
tax cuts for the rich while programs for average and
low income Americans suffer.
- Jose Serrano

Only we, the public, can force our representatives
to reverse their abdication of the war powers that
the Constitution gives exclusively to the Congress.
- Daniel Ellsberg

As a child, my mother told me lots of fairy stories,
many her own invention.
She, too, tended to reverse the norm.
- Tanith Lee

What did Citibank get out of it? It got the ability
to reverse the arbitrage.
Actually, what they got was the ability to give themselves a profit,
and that saved the bank.
- Bill Janklow

The first 20 stories written about a public figure
set the tone for the next 2,000 and it is almost impossible to reverse it.
- Charles W. Colson

I am concerned about how to reverse the process by
which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite
were able to seize power in the United States.
- Todd Gitlin

It is now time to reverse the trend we have seen developing over the years,
that of beauty at all costs and health will take care of itself.
- Bill Munson

Every good poet includes a critic, but the reverse is not true.
- William Shenstone

One could write a history of science in reverse by
assembling the solemn pronouncements of highest authority
about what could not be done and could never happen.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The relationship of the two problems is rather the reverse.
To a great extent disarmament is dependent on guarantees of peace.
Security comes first and disarmament second.
- Ludwig Quidde

Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advises,
Do the very reverse and you're sure to be wise.
- Thomas More

I am a kind of paranoid in reverse.
I suspect people of plotting to make me happy.
- J. D. Salinger

What the insurance companies have done is to reverse
the business so that the public at large insures the insurance companies.
- Gerry Spence

I can only go one way.
I've not got a reverse gear.
- Tony Blair

It will be said, however, that protection tends to destroy commerce,
the civilizer of mankind.
Directly the reverse, however, is the fact.
- Henry Charles Carey

Ever since I started to get recognition I've picked
out certain fans and reverse-stalked them.
- Jim Carrey

Constant success shows us but one side of the world;
adversity brings out the reverse of the picture.
- Charles Caleb Colton

I try to lie as much as I can when I'm interviewed.
It's reverse psychology.
I figure if you lie, they'll print the truth.
- River Phoenix

I always read that men don't like intelligent girls,
but I've always found the reverse.
- Mary Wesley

A good engineer thinks in reverse and asks himself
about the stylistic consequences of the components and systems he proposes.
- Helmut Jahn

The law, in our case, seems to make the right;
and the very reverse ought to be done -
the right should make the law.
- Maria Edgeworth

You can have a lot of unhappiness by not having money,
but the reverse is no guarantee of happiness.
- Philip Kaufman

The people themselves, and not their servants,
can safely reverse their own deliberate decisions.
- Abraham Lincoln

Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination:
both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation,
and one leads to the other.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

The way it actually works is the reverse.
You must first be who you really are,
then do what you need to do, in order to have what you want.
- Margaret Young

God created man in His own image, says the Bible;
philosophers reverse the process: they create God in theirs.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

India profoundly changed my outlook on life because
you see how people can be content and very happy with
little or even no possessions.
It's the reverse of the West.
- Gary Wright

If something is successful with the audience,
it's automatically suspect; the reverse is to say that
not to reach audiences is the greatest compliment an artist can receive!
- Carlisle Floyd

I was the only white kid in my neighborhood for most
of my youth even in high school,
so reverse racism was just as apparent as racism.
- Shia LaBeouf

I am in an adolescence in reverse, as mysterious as the first,
except that this time I feel it as a decay of the odds
that I might live for a while,
that I can sleep it off.
- Harold Brodkey

The only result of our present system -
unless we reverse the drift -
must be the gradual extension of the fascist sector
and the gradual disappearance of the system of free
enterprise under a free representative government.
- John T. Flynn

People think that because a novel's invented,
it isn't true.
Exactly the reverse is the case.
Biography and memoirs can never be wholly true,
since they cannot include every conceivable circumstance of what happened.
The novel can do that.
- Anthony Powell

Without solid connections between homicides,
we may have the reverse problem of believing three
local murders are the work of one serial killer when
they may actually be the work of three!
- Pat Brown

When running to fill a time quota, however,
the reverse happens.
You can't make that time pass any faster by rushing,
so you settle into a pace that feels right to you at the moment.
Each minute above a quota is a little victory.
- Joe Henderson

Al Gore is not just whistling in the wind.
Global warming is for real.
Every scientist knows that now, and we are on our way
to the destruction of every species on earth,
if we don't pay attention and reverse our course.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

This led to the discovery that long chain fatty acids
would remarkably stabilize serum albumin to heat denaturation,
and would even reverse the denaturation by heat or
concentrated urea solutions.
- Paul D. Boyer

Don't be a bottleneck.
If a matter is not a decision for the President or you,
delegate it.
Force responsibility down and out.
Find problem areas, add structure and delegate.
The pressure is to do the reverse.
Resist it.
- Donald Rumsfeld

By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession
have struggled to shake off the Past,
to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success,
and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead.
- John Acton

When you start with a portrait and search for a pure form,
a clear volume, through successive eliminations,
you arrive inevitably at the egg.
Likewise, starting with the egg and following the same process in reverse,
one finishes with the portrait.
- Pablo Picasso

To do what we are doing in this budget to our children,
cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity,
simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief,
and we need to reverse it.
- Tom Allen

This system of encouragement proves serviceable as
a preventive of punishment,
the attainment of the tickets being a reward,
the forfeiture of them the reverse; and,
as such, boys seem often more affected by their loss than by coercion.
- Joseph Lancaster

A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute
condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity,
I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that,
if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.
- Mikhail Bakunin

Normally, I could hit hard enough, as anyone who studied
my fights might have known.
But the impression was that I was essentially defensive,
the very reverse of a killer, the prize fighter who read books,
even Shakespeare.
- Gene Tunney

Meanwhile the fact that the connection with the activity
of memory in ordinary life is for the moment lost is
of less importance than the reverse,
namely, that this connection with the complications
and fluctuations of life is necessarily still a too close one.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

As far as the Russians were concerned,
I felt the reverse; they had adequate gold,
if they wanted to buy, and they weren't dependent upon international trade.
I felt they were more self-sufficient.
- W. Averell Harriman

I printed a list of Irish names from the Internet and my husband,
Dave, saw Finley on the list.
I really liked it but didn't want to scare Dave off with my enthusiasm.
So I used a little reverse psychology and let him think it was his idea.
- Holly Marie Combs

Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness;
wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness.
By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.
- John Stuart Mill


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