Quotes: antagonist

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  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    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.
  • William Mathews
    William Mathews
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    All maxims have their antagonist maxims; proverbs should be sold in pairs, a single one being but a half truth.
  • Epictetus
    Epictetus
    Roman philosopher 50-130 AD
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    Difficulties show men what they are. In case of any difficulty, God has pitted you against a rough antagonist that you may be a conqueror, and this cannot be without toil.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    No prudent antagonist thinks light of his adversaries.
  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet 1749-1832
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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    No wise combatant underestimates their antagonist.
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Anglo-Irish dramatist 1751-1816
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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    Remember that when you meet your antagonist, to do everything in a mild agreeable manner. Let your courage be keen, but, at the same time, as polished as your sword.
  • Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
    Anglo-Irish dramatist 1751-1816
    Richard Brinsley Sheridan
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    When you meet your antagonist, do everything in a mild and agreeable manner. Let your courage be as keen, but at the same time as polished, as your sword.
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