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  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.
  • Anna Howard Shaw
    Anna Howard Shaw
    American activist and leader of the women's suffrage movement 1847-1919
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    A gentleman opposed to their enfranchisement once said to me, women have never produced anything of any value to the world. I told him the chief product of the women had been the men, and left it to him to decide whether the product was of any value.
  • Cardinal De Richelieu
    Cardinal De Richelieu
    French clergyman, nobleman, and statesman 1585-1642
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    A virtuous and well-disposed person, like a good metal, the more he is fired, the more he is fined; the more he is opposed, the more he is approved: wrongs may well try him, and touch him, but cannot imprint in him any false stamp.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    As I've said, there were patriots who supported this war, and patriots who opposed it. And all of us are united in appreciation for our servicemen and women, and our hopes for Iraqis' future.
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
    American actor 1960-
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    Asian people are very practical and come from a conservative world. The parents want their kids to be doctors and lawyers. There are casting calls for Asian children, but once the parents find out the children might miss school, they're opposed to it.
  • Barney Frank
    Barney Frank
    American politician 1940-
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    Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them.
  • Adam Weishaupt
    Adam Weishaupt
    German philosopher 1748-1830
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    But I would have executed much greater things, had not government always opposed my exertions, and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
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    By knowing each man's ruling passion, we are sure of pleasing him; and yet each has his fancies, opposed to his true good, in the very idea which he has of the good.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Carol Moseley Braun
    Carol Moseley Braun
    American diplomat, politician, and lawyer 1947-
    Carol Moseley Braun
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    Defining myself, as opposed to being defined by others, is one of the most difficult challenges I face.
  • Auberon Herbert
    Auberon Herbert
    British writer, theorist, philosopher
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    Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
    Arthur Schopenhauer
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    Every truth passes through three stages before it is recognized. In the first it is ridiculed, in the second it is opposed, in the third it is regarded as self evident.
  • Ann Oakley
    Ann Oakley
    British sociologist, writer 1944-
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    Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization.
  • Antonin Artaud
    Antonin Artaud
    French producer and Actor 1896-1948
    Antonin Artaud
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    However fiercely opposed one may be to the present order, an old respect for the idea of order itself often prevents people from distinguishing between order and those who stand for order, and leads them in practice to respect individuals under the pretext of respecting order itself.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
    Mark Twain
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    I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position.
  • Noam Chomsky
    Noam Chomsky
    American Linguist, Political Activist 1928-
    Noam Chomsky
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    I am opposed to the accumulation of executive power anywhere.
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