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In God, the characteristics of men and women that we
admire in men and women are combined.
That's been a traditional Catholic teaching that God
is the combination of opposites.
- Andrew Greeley

Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need,
and will often accomplish that which,
their opposites, with a fortune at hand,
will fail to do.
- Clara Barton

Steve is very quiet, even shy.
I am very gregarious.
So, opposites.
- Jayne Meadows

It's this simple law, which every writer knows,
of taking two opposites and putting them in a room together.
I love anything with Cartman and Butters at the same time,
it's great.
- Trey Parker


Force and mind are opposites; morality ends where a gun begins.
- Ayn Rand

Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing
line we have drawn for it.
Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists,
other, new insights begin.
- Hermann Hesse

To contrast national solidarity and international cooperation
as two opposites seems foolish to me.
- Gustav Stresemann

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All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the
lovers of their opposites.
- Marc Chagall

Opposites may attract, but I wouldn't put my money
on a relationship of financial opposites.
- Suze Orman

Fantasy love is much better than reality love.
Never doing it is very exciting.
The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
- Andy Warhol

My sister and I are opposites in many ways.
She is six feet tall, while I'm five feet four.
- Tracy Austin

Androgyny is not trying to manage the relationship between the opposites;
it is simply flowing between them.
- June Singer

The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
- Andy Warhol

It always amazed me that he was able to do it,
and that Orson Welles was able to do it.
I never understood it because the talents are absolutely opposite -
polar opposites.
- Mark Rydell

In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites,
as the official legend would have us believe,
but one is the means and the expression of the other.
- Karl Liebknecht

The mark of a living thing is to be involved in opposites (impossibilities):
the living cell that has to be continually adapting itself to stay alive,
with its identity.
- Nicholas Mosley

Most people think of success and failure as opposites,
but they both are products of the same process.
- Roger von Oech

Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely,
the other is absent.
Violence appears where power is in jeopardy,
but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance.
- Hannah Arendt

Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness,
and truth presupposes error.
It is these mingled opposites which people our life,
which make it pungent, intoxicating.
We only exist in terms of this conflict,
in the zone where black and white clash.
- Louis Aragon

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex...
It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage
to move in the opposite direction.
- Albert Einstein

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

A friend or co-worker shares a political,
religious, economic, or social opinion
that is opposite to yours -
does that drive a wedge between your hearts?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every man casts a shadow;
not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit.
This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will,
it falls opposite to the sun;
short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
- Henry David Thoreau

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference.
The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference.
And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

I think you're the opposite of a paranoid.
I think you go around with the insane delusion that people like you.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

Suspended between earth and sky,
my humanity draws from both,
my tendrils reach for the energies of each.
Spirit and Ground - equal yet opposite,
the lightness and the solidarity,
the ephemeral and the substantial.
The substantial is no more and no less
than the ephemeral - merely different.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

The march of science and technology does not imply
growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people.
It often means the opposite.
- Thomas Sowell

It is our experience that political leaders do not
always mean the opposite of what they say.
- Abba Eban

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
- Paul Harvey

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one,
no less wise, to balance it.
- George Santayana

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
This myth asserts that people simply either
have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.
- Warren G. Bennis

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

Marriage resembles a pair of shears,
so joined that they cannot be separated;
often moving in opposite directions,
yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
- Sydney Smith

Under capitalism, man exploits man.
Under communism, it's just the opposite.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
- Horace

My observation is that after one hundred and twenty
years of modernisation since the opening of the country,
present-day Japan is split between two opposite poles of ambiguity.
- Kenzaburo Oe

The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction
in the opposite direction.
- Plato

My problem with interviews, one day I'll think one thing,
and the next day I'll think the exact opposite.
- Skeet Ulrich

The remedy for thirst? It is the opposite of the one for a dog bite:
run always after a dog,
he'll never bite you; drink always before thirst,
and it will never overtake you.
- Francois Rabelais

The conventional viewpoint says we need a jobs program
and we need to cut welfare.
Just the opposite!
We need more welfare and fewer jobs.
- Jerry Brown

And opposite the bench, the dock, divided by a partition,
with the women to the left and the men to the right,
as it is on the stairs or the block in polite society.
- Henry Lawson

I know quite a few farmers all over the United States
who have tried this and have said the opposite,
that they have to use more herbicides,
not less.
The same holds true with BT.
- Jeremy Rifkin

I would love to have a part opposite a great actor -
like,
say, Pacino or De Niro or Hoffman.
And to work with a top director.
That's my dream.
- Jon Lovitz

In the beginning, people think vulnerability will make you weak,
but it does the opposite.
It shows you're strong enough to care.
- Victoria Pratt

What is wanted is not the will to believe,
but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

A pain stabbed my heart as it did every time I saw
a girl I loved who was going the opposite direction in this too-big world.
- Jack Kerouac

Everybody is a True Believer.
Everybody has a little nugget they're convinced of
that is the opposite of the nugget on the other side.
And they're convinced it's fact.
- Jane Haddam

In this respect I suppose I'm the total opposite of Garry.
With his very emotive body language at the board he
shows and displays all his emotions.
I don't.
- Vladimir Kramnik

I'm nothing more than what you actually see,
but I am also the complete opposite.
- Keren Ann

I've made an odd discovery.
Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that
happiness is no longer a possibility.
Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

We never fully grasp the import of any true statement
until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
- William James

Songwriting is the other weight on the opposite side
of the scale from touring.
They balance me out creatively.
- Tommy Shaw

It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly
captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal.
- George Eliot

The opposite for courage is not cowardice,
it is conformity.
Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
- Jim Hightower

People think that being on Star Trek is career suicide,
but it's really just the opposite.
- Brent Spiner

Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by
an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them.
- Ben Elton

And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief,
of holding on.
- Alan Watts

We're probably the opposite of the Osbournes.
We run a very tight ship.
- Hulk Hogan

I wouldn't tell Jill how I felt.
I behaved in such a way that was opposite to how I felt.
I must have seemed strong to her.
I didn't want to bring her down.
- Charles Bronson

I think that often times Hollywood panders to the cliches of small town life,
specifically Southern small town life,
and I think that this movie does the opposite.
- Josh Lucas

You don't want to shock them and do something totally opposite,
but you also want to play a different character.
- Ray Romano

The opposite of war is not peace, it's creation.
- Jonathan Larson

You can say the opposite of something you've said but
you can't do the opposite of something you've done.
- Jose Bergamin

Diligence is the mother of good fortune,
and idleness, its opposite, never brought a man to
the goal of any of his best wishes.
- Miguel de Cervantes

I had a very diametrically opposite set of parents.
- Bill Griffith


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