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French writer 1802-1870
A person who doubts himself is like a man who would enlist in the ranks of his enemies and bear arms against himself. He makes his failure certain by himself being the first person to be convinced of it.
Marcus Tullius Cicero
Roman statesman and writer 106 BC - 43 BC
A person who is wise does nothing against their will, nothing with sighing or under coercion.
Brendan I. Koerner
American author 1974-
A small-time hoodlum who had spent most of the 1960s at San Quentin State Prison in California, the 30-year-old Bryant claimed that he hijacked Flight 97 under orders from his higher-ups in the Black Panther Party; he said his mission was to arrange for the purchase of bazookas to aid the organization's struggle against oppression.
Amos Bronson Alcott
American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
A true teacher defends his students against his own personal influences.
Czechoslovak and Slovak politician 1921-1992
After Barbarossa and Pearl Harbor, the war tide slowly turned against the Axis.
C. L. R. James
Trinidadian historian, journalist and socialist 1901-1989
After World War I the resentment of the working class against all that it had to suffer was directed more against Morgan, Wall Street and private capital than the government.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Against ill chances men are ever merry, but heaviness foreruns the good event.
Barbara W. Tuchman
American historian 1912-1989
Against men habituated to lawless force, violent punishment failed to bring the violence under control.Source: A Distant Mirror
English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
Against my will, in the course of my travels, the belief that everything worth knowing was known at Cambridge gradually wore off. In this respect my travels were very useful to me.Source: The Autobiography of Bertrand Russell
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand.
English writer 1904-
Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the millstone weighs on the breast.
English writer 1882-1941
Against you I will fling myself, unvanquished and unyielding, O Death!
English writer 1709-1784
Ah! Sir, a boy's being flogged is not so severe as a man's having the hiss of the world against him.
Ahmed Ben Bella
Algerian politician, socialist soldier and revolutionary 1916-2012
Algeria was therefore only the beginning of something that was in development: this is why I say that it's the global capitalist system that finally reacted against us.
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