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In a democracy, the opposition is not only tolerated as constitutional, but must be maintained because it is indispensable. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

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. (Quote by - Francis Parker Yockey)

The marriages come and go but your friendships stay, which is the opposite of what it used to be, so that there will be people in our lives for 30 years and often it is not your husband, it's your women friends, male friends with whom you come of age. (Quote by - Wendy Wasserstein)

Before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth, we were here. Before the pen of Jefferson etched across the pages of history the majestic words of the Declaration of Independence, we were here. If the inexpressible cruelties of slavery could not stop us, the opposition we now face will surely fail. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr)

A three-way alliance means the FDP would have to broadly reinvent itself. Opposition continues to be an option for us. (Quote by - Claudia Roth)

Opposition inflames the enthusiast, never converts him. (Quote by - Friedrich von Schiller)

He dribbles a lot and the opposition don't like it - you can see it all over their face. (Quote by - Ron Atkinson)

In the midst of the negative atmosphere of the industry, this crowd was 180 degrees the opposite. The attitudes are up. ... They're not losing their love affair with the automobile. (Quote by - Richard Genthe)

I'm the complete opposite of every clean cut, decent-looking guy you could ever think of. Yet, I have the biggest heart in the world. (Quote by - AJ McLean)

Wherever there is a parliament, there must of necessity be an opposition. (Quote by - John Wagstaff)

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. (Quote by - Stephen Harper)

When you're working opposite Halle Berry, you're going to get a lot. So you have to give a lot. That said, what I've found striking in the past few days is that people are aware of a good chemistry that exists between us on screen. If that's so, it's due to the fact that she and I have a real liking for each other in real life and a real mutual respect. (Quote by - Benjamin Bratt)

Opposition may become sweet to a man when he has christened it persecution. (Quote by - George Eliot)

The irony is that this inward orientation doesn't ensure survival. In fact, it guarantees the opposite -- irrelevance, obsolescence and death. (Quote by - Craig Cochran)

A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man; it is what he wants and must have to be good for anything. Hardship and opposition are the native soil of manhood and self-reliance. (Quote by - John Neal)

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. (Quote by - Paul Dirac )

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. (Quote by - James Bovard)

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. (Quote by - Georg Cantor)

Opposition is the very spur of love. (Quote by - Tobias George Smollett)

We're here, we're not polar opposites, we're not competing for the hold of the city. (Quote by - Will Morgan)

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. (Quote by - Shia LaBeouf)

The opposition should be more careful and prudent about their accusations. Attorney Lozano is not with the administration. (Quote by - Gabriel Claudio)

He that wrestles with us strengthens our nerves, and sharpens our skill. Our antagonist is our helper. This amicable conflict with difficulty helps us to an intimate acquaintance with our object, and compels us to consider it in all its relations. It will not suffer us to be superficial. (Quote by - Edmund Burke)

Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals. (Quote by - Dorothy Height)

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. (Quote by - Angela Merkel)

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