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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. (Quote by - Tahar Ben Jelloun)

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. (Quote by - Frank Luntz)

It is easy and dismally enervating to think of opposition as merely perverse or actually evil -- far more invigorating to see it as essential for honing the mind, and as a positive good in itself. For the day that moral issues cease to be fought over is the day the word ''human'' disappears from the race. (Quote by - Jill Tweedie)

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. (Quote by - Clara Barton)

Difficulties spur us whenever they do not check us. (Quote by - Charles Reade)

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. (Quote by - Breyten Breytenbach)

For every expert there is an equal and opposite expert; but for every fact there is not necessarily an equal and opposite fact (Quote by - Thomas Sowell)

He made an enormous contribution to British politics in opposition and in government. (Quote by - John Prescott)

He's been the one who's said we want a kinder and gentler SEC, the opposite of what we should have had, ... We could do a lot better than Harvey Pitt in that position today. (Quote by - Tom Daschle)

The simple opposition between the people and big business has disappeared because the people themselves have become so deeply involved in big business. (Quote by - Walter Lippmann)

It appears credible that the opposition is winning. The U.S. believes the (Yugoslav) government ought to respect the will of the people. (Quote by - Charles Hunter)

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

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. (Quote by - Bainbridge Colby)

Filipinos are tired of political bickering and confrontation, that is why despite the relentless agitation by the opposition, there is no upheaval against the President or the government. (Quote by - Gabriel Claudio)

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! (Quote by - Joschka Fischer)

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. (Quote by - Steve Blake)

As you go along your road in life, you will, if you aim high enough, also meet resistance ... but no matter how tough the opposition may seem, have courage still-and persevere. (Quote by - Madeleine Albright)

There's more to light than the opposite of dark. (Quote by - Ric Ocasek)

One-fifth of the people are against everything all the time. (Quote by - Robert F. Kennedy)

He'll even let himself be characterized as perverse. He's not. He's the opposite of perverse. He's coaxing our perversions, our suppressed perversions, into the open and helping us to deal with them in this wonderful way. (Quote by - William Hurt)

Insanity comes in two basic varieties: slow and fast... Viscosity and Velocity are opposites, yet they can look the same. Viscosity causes the stillness of disinclination; velocity causes the stillness of fascination. An observer ca t tell if a person is silent and still because inner life has stalled, or because inner life is transfixingly busy. (Quote by - Susanna Kaysen)

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. (Quote by - John Galsworthy)

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. (Quote by - Eric Bogosian)

No Government can be long secure without a formidable Opposition. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

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. (Quote by - Bob Cousy)

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