Quotations that match 'opposition'.

To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering. We can't live with it, and we can't live without it. You'll rarely find a happy ending in my work. Krzysztof Kieslowski
[ Always Brings Creates Dilemmas Elements Ending Find Happy Live Love Opposition Rarely Suffering Tell Truth Without Work]
The life of the individual is a continuous combat with errors and obstacles, and no victory is more satisfying than the one achieved against opposition. Gustav Stresemann
[ Achieved Against Combat Continuous Errors Individual Life More Obstacles Opposition Satisfying Than Victory]
Everybody on this floor wants to send the same loud and clear message: that Congress is united in its opposition to terror and we are all deeply concerned about the future and security of our close friend and ally, Israel. Earl Blumenauer
[ Ally Clear Close Concerned Congress Deeply Everybody Floor Friend Future Israel Loud Message Opposition Our Same Security Send Terror United Wants]
We have views on social issues that may seem to some that we are hard-line Tories. However our economics policies and our opposition to the process called globalisation could be considered by some to place us on the far-left of conventional politics. Steve Blake
[ Called Considered Conventional Could Economics Globalisation Hard-Line However Issues May Opposition Our Place Policies Politics Process Seem Social Some Tories Us Views]
That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval. Bainbridge Colby
[ Approval Command Criticism Debatable Does Fair Forego Just Mean Must Opposition Our Policies Refrain Which]
If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves. Joseph Stalin
[ Disarm Good Opposition Ourselves Refuses Shall Well]
One of my favorite things - and I am sure everybody else's in this Chamber - is to give away money. You really don't get much opposition when you give away money. Michael Enzi
[ Am Away Chamber Else Everybody Favorite Get Give Money Much Opposition Really Sure Things]
From this experience we have learned that in a big party it is important to have the necessary and often controversial discussions on policy issues such as the health system while in opposition. Angela Merkel
[ Big Controversial Discussions Experience Health Important Issues Learned Necessary Often Opposition Party Policy Such System While]
The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business. Walter Lippmann
[ Because Become Between Big Business Deeply Disappeared Involved Opposition Simple Themselves]
Opposition always inflames the enthusiast, never converts him. Friedrich Schiller
[ Always Converts Enthusiast Him Never Opposition]
Strong people are made by opposition like kites that go up against the wind. Frank Harris
[ Against Go Kites Made Opposition Strong Up Wind]
The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil. Georges Bataille
[ Between Ceaselessly Decisive Essence Evil Good Human Life Light Look Morality Move Opposition Origin Questioning Use]
Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds. Orison Swett Marden
[ Accomplish Against Courage Encountered Maintained Measured Odds Opposition Overwhelming Struggle Success Which]
Somehow, the greater the public opposition to the health care bill, the more determined they seem to force it on us anyway. Their attitude shows Washington at its very worst - the presumption that they know best, and they're going to get their way whether the American people like it or not. Scott Brown
[ American Anyway Attitude Best Bill Care Determined Force Get Going Greater Health Know More Opposition Presumption Public Seem Shows Somehow Their Us Very Washington Way Whether Worst]
President Bush remained undeterred by the massive display of American opposition, even though much of it came from the hundreds of thousands of voters who supported him by voting for Nader. Jon Stewart
[ American Bush Came Display Even Him Hundreds Massive Much Nader Opposition President Remained Supported Though Thousands Voters Voting]
That seemed to be the case with most of the teams based in the smaller towns - the fans were more rabid, and they wanted to literally kill the opposition. Bob Cousy
[ Based Case Fans Kill Literally More Most Opposition Rabid Seemed Smaller Teams Towns Wanted Were]
Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition - forget fatigue - till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome . Maria W. Chapman
[ Expense Fatigue Forget Grudge Love Opposition Overcome Prayer Sacrifice Shall Spirit Strength Till Yield]
My opposition to Interviews lies in the fact that offhand answers have little value or grace of expression, and that such oral give and take helps to perpetuate the decline of the English language. James Thurber
[ Answers Decline English Expression Fact Give Grace Helps Interviews Language Lies Little Offhand Opposition Oral Perpetuate Such Take Value]
We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it. Edward R. Murrow
[ America Confuse Dies Disloyalty Dissent Loyal Must Opposition Soul Think]
It is a true miracle when a man finally sees himself as his only opposition. Vernon Howard
[ Finally Himself His Man Miracle Only Opposition Sees True]
I do not see how a man can work on the frontiers of physics and write poetry at the same time. They are in opposition. Paul Dirac
[ Frontiers How Man Opposition Physics Poetry Same See Time Work Write]
I have no spy stories to tell, because I saw no spies. Nor did I understand, at that time, any opposition between American and Russian national interest. Elia Kazan
[ American Any Because Between Did Interest National Nor Opposition Russian Saw Spies Spy Stories Tell Time Understand]
We experience problem-solving sessions as war zones, we view competing ideas as enemies, and we use problems as weapons to blame and defeat opposition forces. No wonder we can't come up with real lasting solutions! Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Blame Come Competing Defeat Enemies Experience Forces Ideas Lasting Opposition Problem-Solving Problems Real Sessions Solutions Up Use View War Weapons Wonder Zones]
To go behind a man's hall-door is mean, cowardly, unfair opposition. Victoria Woodhull
[ Behind Cowardly Go Man Mean Opposition Unfair]
People are no longer primarily in opposition, nor can they be said to be interacting, rather they are participating in this pool of common meaning which is capable of constant development and change. David Bohm
[ Capable Change Common Constant Development Interacting Longer Meaning Nor Opposition Participating Pool Primarily Rather Said Which]
I began to think, now is the time. I found quite a lot of opposition in Hollywood about the idea of doing a film musical and we ended up having to buy the rights back. I'm glad we did because it meant John and I were able to make exactly the movie we wanted. Andrew Lloyd Webber
[ Able Back Because Began Buy Did Doing Ended Exactly Film Found Glad Having Hollywood Idea John Lot Make Meant Movie Musical Now Opposition Quite Rights Think Time Up Wanted Were]
He who is silent must be agreed with, for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon, without the winds of conversation to shoulder them. Bryant H. McGill
[ Agreed Conversation Must Opposition Shall Shoulder Silent Them Upon Winds Wings Without]
I have always been willing to admit when I made a mistake. I made a mistake in my understanding of the composition of the Contras, not on my opposition to the Contra war. Bianca Jagger
[ Admit Always Been Composition Contra Made Mistake Opposition Understanding War Willing]
I have spent many years of my life in opposition, and I rather like the role. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Life Many Opposition Rather Role Spent Years]
A player is said to have the opposition when he can place his King directly in front of the adverse King, with only one square between them. This is often an important advantage in ending games. Howard Staunton
[ Advantage Adverse Between Directly Ending Front Games His Important King Often Only Opposition Place Player Said Square Them]
It won't take 40 years for opposition to same-sex marriage to dissipate. Mary Cheney
[ Dissipate Marriage Opposition Same-Sex Take Won Years]
Comparisons are really no good in sport, especially if it is a comparison between different eras and generations, for there are so many variables that come into play, starting from the quality of the opposition to playing conditions. Sunil Gavaskar
[ Between Come Comparison Comparisons Conditions Different Eras Especially Generations Good Into Many Opposition Play Playing Quality Really Sport Starting Variables]
First of all, I can't forget my first responsibility - which is to be the Leader of the Opposition and that's to provide an alternative government. Stephen Harper
[ Alternative First Forget Government Leader Opposition Provide Responsibility Which]
Men who are engaged in public life must necessarily aim at reducing opposition to a minimum, and one of the most obvious means to that end is by misrepresenting, discrediting or ruining their opponents. Frederick Scott Oliver
[ Aim End Engaged Life Means Men Minimum Most Must Necessarily Obvious Opponents Opposition Public Reducing Ruining Their]
Ah, but it's nice to be in the opposition, nice to be a bone in somebody's throat. Jack Levine
[ Ah Bone Nice Opposition Somebody Throat]
Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain. Jane Austen
[ Generally Husbands Opposition Understand Vain Will Wives]
Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights. It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it, to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot of republicans during the Clinton Administration, and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush. James Bovard
[ Administration Air Aware Bill Bush Clinton Democrats During Far Invoke Likely Lot More Opposition Party Politicians Republicans Rights Same Saw Seeing Seems Some Under Wave]
But to be the Vicar of Christ, to claim to exercise his prerogatives on earth, does involve a claim to his attributes, and therefore our opposition to Popery is opposition to a man claiming to be God. Charles Hodge
[ Attributes Christ Claim Claiming Does Earth Exercise God His Involve Man Opposition Our Popery Prerogatives Therefore Vicar]
It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important. Ian Mcewan
[ Benefit Blueprints Duty First Important Insurrection Naming Novelist Opposition Provide Resistance Successful Tales Uplifting]
OK, it was black, it was below grade, I was female, Asian American, young, too young to have served. Yet I think none of the opposition in that sense hurt me. Maya Lin
[ American Asian Below Black Female Grade Hurt None Ok Opposition Sense Served Think Too Yet Young]
The opposition has moved from a blaming the victim to blaming the victim's advocate's statistics. Irrespective of what the numbers are, it's far too many. Patricia Ireland
[ Advocate Blaming Far Irrespective Many Moved Numbers Opposition Statistics Too Victim]
There has not yet been a major ground offensive battle... There are, we know, negotiations going on between the opposition forces and the Taliban leadership for surrender. Peter Pace
[ Battle Been Between Forces Going Ground Know Leadership Major Negotiations Offensive Opposition Surrender Taliban Yet]
Why is a woman to be treated differently? Woman suffrage will succeed, despite this miserable guerilla opposition. Victoria Woodhull
[ Despite Differently Guerilla Miserable Opposition Succeed Suffrage Treated Why Will Woman]
The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself. Virginia Woolf
[ Emancipation History Interesting Itself Men More Opposition Perhaps Story Than Women]
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
[ Appreciate Because Been Clear Courage Dean His Howard Oppose Opposition Politician Say Successful War]
Well I think all I would say on that is, when we were in opposition in Britain and Hawke and then Keating were in power here, Labor was in power here, we learnt a huge amount from the ALP's experience here. Patricia Hewitt
[ Amount Britain Experience Here Huge Labor Learnt Opposition Power Say Then Think Well Were Would]
Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony. Heraclitus
[ Brings Comes Concord Discord Fairest Harmony Opposition Out]
But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep? James Thurber
[ Darkness Fear Matter Oblivion Opposition Sleep Soft]
I am bitterly opposed to my country entering the war, but if, notwithstanding my opposition, we do enter it, all of my energy and all of my power will be behind our flag in carrying it on to victory. George William Norris
[ Am Behind Bitterly Carrying Country Energy Enter Entering Flag Notwithstanding Opposed Opposition Our Power Victory War Will]
I believe any question that man can ask has a reasonable answer-at least an answer that is as consistent with God's existence as it is in opposition to God's existence. John Clayton
[ Answer Any Ask Believe Consistent Existence God Least Man Opposition Question Reasonable]
My opposition to the Vietnam War. I was the first Hollywood actor to speak out against it. Robert Vaughn
[ Actor Against First Hollywood Opposition Out Speak Vietnam War]
Far from being the product of a democratic revolution and of an opposition to English institutions, the constitution of the United States was the result of a powerful reaction against democracy, and in favor of the traditions of the mother country. John Acton
[ Against Being Constitution Country Democracy Democratic English Far Favor Institutions Mother Opposition Powerful Product Reaction Result Revolution States Traditions United]
When you look at golf films before us they're all - garbage or satire. A lot of sports films tend to vilify the opposition. Where the opposition becomes this big angry monster, so big you can't beat him. Shia LaBeouf
[ Angry Beat Becomes Before Big Films Garbage Golf Him Look Lot Monster Opposition Satire Sports Tend Us Vilify Where]
There is one rule for politicians all over the world: Don't say in Power what you say in opposition; if you do, you only have to carry out what the other fellows have found impossible. John Galsworthy
[ Carry Fellows Found Impossible Only Opposition Other Out Over Politicians Power Rule Say World]
Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters. Ernestine L. Rose
[ Books Came Dead Human Letters Matter Nothing Opinions Opposition Rights Whom]
I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers. Dorothy Day
[ Asks Believe Brother Brothers Down Faith Fundamental Him Loving Meeting Met Must Never Our Reach Reason Sympathy Them Us Well]
So, I think China desperately needs to legitimize some form of opposition. William Kirby
[ China Desperately Form Needs Opposition Some Think]
My only problem is the fear that opposition bowlers might go for my fingers and that's why I was scared of the short ball. Now I am struggling with the ball pitching up and swinging away. I just keep nicking that one. Shane Warne
[ Am Away Ball Bowlers Fear Fingers Go Just Keep Might Now Only Opposition Pitching Problem Scared Short Struggling Swinging Up Why]
These men were religious when the spirit of religion was buried in forms and ceremonies, and when the priesthood had armed itself with the civil powers to put down all opposition, and suppress all freedom, intellectual, civil, and religious. Ethan A. Hitchcock
[ Armed Buried Ceremonies Civil Down Forms Freedom Had Intellectual Itself Men Opposition Powers Priesthood Put Religion Religious Spirit Suppress These Were]
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals. Dorothy Height
[ Accomplishes Goals Greatness His Man Measured Opposition Overcome Reach She Woman]
We just have to be crystal clear that if we were to abandon all the reforms made over some very painful years in the Labour party, we would be consigned back to opposition. Patricia Hewitt
[ Abandon Back Clear Crystal Just Labour Made Opposition Over Painful Party Reforms Some Very Were Would Years]
As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine's democrat reformers, they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko. Bob Schaffer
[ Believes Courage Democrat Establish Leadership Legitimate Leverage Long Opposition Reformers Republic Stand Ukraine Under Will World]
Aggression is inherently destructive of relationships. People and ideologies are pitted against each other, believing that in order to survive, they must destroy the opposition. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Against Aggression Believing Destroy Destructive Each Ideologies Inherently Must Opposition Order Other Relationships Survive]
We always knew when we took on the issue of violence against women that somehow our opposition would come after us. Patricia Ireland
[ After Against Always Come Issue Knew Opposition Our Somehow Took Us Violence Women Would]
I was faced more with apathy than opposition. Adrian Cronauer
[ Apathy Faced More Opposition Than]
However, I think the major opposition to ecology has deeper roots than mere economics; ecology threatens widely held values so fundamental that they must be called religious. Garrett Hardin
[ Called Deeper Ecology Economics Fundamental Held However Major Mere Must Opposition Religious Roots Than Think Threatens Values Widely]
I found enormous opposition to my religion. It's like if you want to strengthen your biceps, you lift heavy weight, as heavy as you can handle, and work your muscles against resistance until it grows strong. I had to do that with my religion. Ricardo Montalban
[ Against Enormous Found Grows Had Handle Heavy Lift Muscles Opposition Religion Resistance Strengthen Strong Until Want Weight Work Your]
To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition. Woody Allen
[ Atheist God Loyal Opposition]
Intellectuals try to keep going. But their situation is very difficult. Those who have had the courage to voice their opposition have often paid a very high price. Tahar Ben Jelloun
[ Courage Difficult Going Had High Intellectuals Keep Often Opposition Paid Price Situation Their Those Try Very Voice]
When I felt rather overcome with my father's opposition, I said as firmly as I could, that I must have this or something else, that I could not live without some real work. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson
[ Could Else Father Felt Firmly Live Must Opposition Overcome Rather Real Said Some Something Without Work]
We'll support the government on issues if it's essential to the country but our primary responsibility is not to prop up the government, our responsibility is to provide an opposition and an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians. Stephen Harper
[ Alternative Canadians Country Essential Government Issues Opposition Our Parliament Primary Prop Provide Responsibility Support Up]
I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour, then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you, in a way that members of the opposition are unable to. Anne Campbell
[ Afraid Been Cambridge Chose Continue Disagree Government Issues Keep Labour Leadership Matter Members Never Opposition Press Stand Then Things Unable Up Way Where]
Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage. Charles Simmons
[ Costs End First Glorious Greatness High Homage Integrity Liable Love Maintain Men Opposition Places Practice Praise Self-Denial Slow Step True Universe Will Yet]
The Opposition aren't really the Opposition. They're just called the Opposition. But in fact they are the Opposition in exile. The Civil Service are the Opposition in residence. Antony Jay
[ Called Civil Exile Fact Just Opposition Really Residence Service]
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism. Karl Marx
[ Absence Meaning Opposition Peace Socialism]
I write for an audience that likes what I like, reads what I read, thinks about the things I think about. In many ways, this puts me in opposition to the people who go to the theater generally. Eric Bogosian
[ Audience Generally Go Likes Many Opposition Puts Read Reads Theater Things Think Thinks Ways Write]
No Government can be long secure without a formidable Opposition. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Formidable Government Long Opposition Secure Without]
An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country. Bainbridge Colby
[ Conscientious Country Intelligent Loyalty Opposition Part]
I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned. Gerald R. Ford
[ Allow Any Anyone Cannot Chief Concerned Confer Conversations Country Dissemination Exactly Executive His Honest Imagine Most Opposition Other Personal Private Sainthood Seek Staff Where Which World Would]
I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan. Jean Rostand
[ Criticism Damning Judge Opposition Partisan Praise Regime]
Opposition is not necessarily enmity; it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity. Sigmund Freud
[ Enmity Made Merely Misused Necessarily Occasion Opposition]
The Leader of the Opposition's constitutional obligation - the obligation to Parliament - it's the reason we did the merger! - is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government. Stephen Harper
[ Alternative Canadians Constitutional Did Government Leader Make Merger Obligation Opposition Parliament Reason Sure]
So the better my partner or my opposition, however you like to think about it, the better my game. Jeremy Irons
[ Better Game However Opposition Partner Think]
In Cleveland there is legislation moving forward to ban people from wearing pants that fit too low. However, there is lots of opposition from the plumber' union. Conan O'Brien
[ Ban Cleveland Fit Forward However Legislation Lots Low Moving Opposition Pants Plumber Too Union Wearing]
Saddam Hussein was a brutal tyrant. I am glad he is now on trial for crimes against humanity. But, opposition to a dictator is not the measure I use when deciding whether to send our men and women in uniform off to war and possible death. Peter DeFazio
[ Against Am Brutal Crimes Death Deciding Dictator Glad Humanity Hussein Measure Men Now Off Opposition Our Possible Saddam Send Trial Tyrant Uniform Use War Whether Women]
As an instrument for practical action, law is responsive to the wisdom of its time, which may be wrong, but it carries forward, sometimes in opposition to this wisdom or passion, a memory of received values. Edward Levi
[ Action Carries Forward Instrument Law May Memory Opposition Passion Practical Received Responsive Sometimes Time Values Which Wisdom Wrong]
The little may contrast with the great, in painting, but cannot be said to be contrary to it. Oppositions of colors contrast; but there are also colors contrary to each other, that is, which produce an ill effect because they shock the eye when brought very near it. Voltaire
[ Also Because Brought Cannot Colors Contrary Contrast Each Effect Eye Great Ill Little May Near Other Painting Produce Said Shock Very Which]
In opposition to this detachment, he finds an image of man which contains within itself man's dreams, man's illness, man's redemption from the misery of poverty - poverty which can no longer be for him a sign of the acceptance of life. Salvatore Quasimodo
[ Acceptance Contains Detachment Dreams Finds Him Illness Image Itself Life Longer Man Misery Opposition Poverty Redemption Sign Which Within]
We respect opposition to any position or policy. But we believe that the opinion that should prevail and be respected is that of the majority. King Hussein I
[ Any Believe Majority Opinion Opposition Policy Position Prevail Respect Respected Should]
But let's be clear. We're talking about a country where there's no opposition. As leader he can ignore Parliament and - sorry that's Tony Blair isn't it? Um, so he doesn't even have to ask the country before he goes to war - sorry that's still Tony Blair. Rory Bremner
[ Ask Before Blair Clear Country Even Goes Ignore Leader Opposition Parliament Sorry Still Talking Tony Um War Where]
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind. Lewis Mumford
[ Against Amount Certain Great Help Kites Man Opposition Rise Wind]
Our focus needs to be on freeing dissidents and continuing to support the opposition movement within Cuba - not rewarding Castro and subsidizing and strengthening his totalitarian regime. Mel Martinez
[ Castro Continuing Cuba Dissidents Focus Freeing His Movement Needs Opposition Our Regime Rewarding Strengthening Support Totalitarian Within]
The first organised opposition by women to women's suffrage in England dates from 1889, when a number of ladies led by Mrs Ward appealed against the proposed extension of the Parliamentary suffrage to women. Millicent Fawcett
[ Against Appealed Dates England Extension First Ladies Led Mrs Number Opposition Organised Parliamentary Proposed Suffrage Ward Women]
In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience. John Burns
[ Ability Administrative Advocate Because Beyond Courage Immediately Men Moral Number Only Opposition Political Possible Received Their Work]
Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution. George Eliot
[ Become Man May Opposition Persecution Sweet]
I realise that in this undertaking I place myself in a certain opposition to views widely held concerning the mathematical infinite and to opinions frequently defended on the nature of numbers. Georg Cantor
[ Certain Concerning Defended Frequently Held Infinite Mathematical Myself Nature Numbers Opinions Opposition Place Realise Undertaking Views Widely]
Opposition is true friendship. William Blake
[ Friendship Opposition True]
I heard someone in opposition to reform last night criticize the president for saying it's their money. They said it's not their money; it's my mother's money. Well that's what's wrong with the system. Johnny Isakson
[ Criticize Heard Last Money Mother Night Opposition President Reform Said Saying Someone System Their Well Wrong]
There's a lot of money with a lot of big law firms that have a tremendous amount at stake by getting the right language to convince the right jury that my client is either innocent or that the opposition is guilty. Frank Luntz
[ Amount Big Client Convince Either Firms Getting Guilty Innocent Jury Language Law Lot Money Opposition Right Stake Tremendous]
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use. Francis Bacon
[ Grows Man Many Opposition Out Strength Use]
We already have a sabbatical system. It's called opposition, and I've had enough of it. Nigel Lawson
[ Already Called Enough Had Opposition Sabbatical System]
The opposition is indispensable. A good statesman, like any other sensible human being, always learns more from his opposition than from his fervent supporters. Walter Lippmann
[ Always Any Being Fervent Good His Human Indispensable Learns More Opposition Other Sensible Statesman Supporters Than]
I cannot remember a time in opposition - I am talking about the last four years - when we have done less work on policy and more on slogans. But because of my European views I wasn't allowed to participate. Kenneth Clarke
[ Allowed Am Because Cannot Done European Four Last Less More Opposition Participate Policy Remember Slogans Talking Time Views Work Years]
Better still - your history has shown how powerful a moral catharsis expressed through popular resistance to injustice can sometimes be; I have in mind the grassroots opposition to the Vietnam War. Breyten Breytenbach
[ Better Catharsis Expressed Grassroots History How Injustice Mind Moral Opposition Popular Powerful Resistance Shown Sometimes Still Through Vietnam War Your]
The Western musical canon came about not merely by accumulation, but by opposition and subversion, both to the ruling powers on whom composers depended for their livelihoods and to other musics. Brian Ferneyhough
[ Accumulation Both Came Canon Composers Depended Livelihoods Merely Musical Musics Opposition Other Powers Ruling Subversion Their Western Whom]
We supported the contras. We're not against all opposition to government, or all paramilitary operations. Chris Matthews
[ Against Government Operations Opposition Supported]
For example, the opposition between acute and grave phonemes has the capacity to suggest an image of bright and dark, of pointed and rounded, of thin and thick, of light and heavy, etc. Roman Jakobson
[ Acute Between Bright Capacity Dark Etc Example Grave Heavy Image Light Opposition Pointed Rounded Suggest Thick Thin]
The concept of active cooperation has taken the place of opposition to the new form of government and of dreamy resignation entranced with the beauty of times past. Gustav Stresemann
[ Active Beauty Concept Cooperation Entranced Form Government New Opposition Past Place Resignation Taken Times]
You can make plans but if the opposition plays well, then all your plans become worthless. David Gower
[ Become Make Opposition Plans Plays Then Well Worthless Your]
Every nation has its war party... It is commercial, imperialistic, ruthless. It tolerates no opposition. Robert M. La Follette
[ Commercial Every Imperialistic Nation Opposition Party Ruthless Tolerates War]
A political party is dying before our eyes-and I don't mean the Democrats. I'm talking about the mainstream media, which is being destroyed by the opposition. Howard Fineman
[ Before Being Democrats Destroyed Dying Mainstream Mean Media Opposition Our Party Political Talking Which]
The opposition may have the right to doubt every thing, but for myself, I call on opposition to practice its role within limits of objectively, responsibility and country interests. Ali A. Saleh
[ Call Country Doubt Every Interests Limits May Myself Objectively Opposition Practice Responsibility Right Role Thing Within]
I will never understand people who think that the way to show their righteous opposition to sexual freedom is to write letters full of filthy words. Anna Quindlen
[ Filthy Freedom Full Letters Never Opposition Righteous Sexual Show Their Think Understand Way Will Words Write]
At the same time, I think books create a sort of network in the reader's mind, with one book reinforcing another. Some books form relationships. Other books stand in opposition. No two writers or readers have the same pattern of interaction. Margaret Mahy
[ Another Book Books Create Form Interaction Mind Network Opposition Other Pattern Reader Readers Reinforcing Relationships Same Some Sort Stand Think Time Two Writers]
We were in opposition to the decision to go to war. But after the war happened, it was clear that you could not sit and look-there would be a breeding ground for terrorism or a new collapsed or failed state named Iraq! Joschka Fischer
[ After Breeding Clear Collapsed Could Decision Failed Go Ground Happened Iraq Named New Opposition Sit State Terrorism War Were Would]
I am sorry to upset my colleagues by saying we wasted four years in opposition, but if you do get so badly defeated as a party you do have to face up to some painful facts and you do have to change. Kenneth Clarke
[ Am Badly Change Colleagues Defeated Face Facts Four Get Opposition Painful Party Saying Some Sorry Up Upset Wasted Years]
Before the war is ended, the war party assumes the divine right to denounce and silence all opposition to war as unpatriotic and cowardly. Robert M. La Follette
[ Assumes Before Cowardly Denounce Divine Ended Opposition Party Right Silence Unpatriotic War]
Everything is produced by the workers, and the minute they try to get something by their unions they meet all the opposition that can be mustered by those who now get what they produce. Harry Bridges
[ Everything Get Meet Minute Now Opposition Produce Produced Something Their Those Try Unions Workers]
I am a realist as well as an idealist, and I think that it is incumbent upon those of us in opposition to try to work within what are always arduous circumstances to stretch the limits of the possible. Todd Gitlin
[ Always Am Arduous Circumstances Idealist Incumbent Limits Opposition Possible Realist Stretch Think Those Try Upon Us Well Within Work]
Every non-political human grouping of whatever kind, legal, social, religious, economic or other becomes at last political if it creates an opposition deep enough to range men against one another as enemies. Francis Parker Yockey
[ Against Another Becomes Creates Deep Economic Enemies Enough Every Grouping Human Kind Last Legal Men Non-Political Opposition Other Political Range Religious Social Whatever]
I have never believed you make your case stronger by bad-mouthing your opposition. Glenda Jackson
[ Believed Case Make Never Opposition Stronger Your]
Some of the folks on both sides might be sincere, but it does seem as if it is only the opposition that cares about the Bill of Rights most of the time. James Bovard
[ Bill Both Cares Does Folks Might Most Only Opposition Rights Seem Sides Sincere Some Time]
It's always good to win a Test match and if you win it comfortably, it can leave a few psychological marks on opposition sides. Ricky Ponting
[ Always Comfortably Few Good Leave Marks Match Opposition Psychological Sides Test Win]
It is to be deeply regretted that the clergymen would oppose an effort to teach the people the Bible truths; nevertheless, we find much opposition everywhere, and many clergymen will attempt to prevent the people from reading what is here written. Joseph Franklin Rutherford
[ Attempt Bible Clergymen Deeply Effort Everywhere Find Here Many Much Nevertheless Oppose Opposition Prevent Reading Regretted Teach Truths Will Would Written]