Quotes: opposite

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  • Rollo May
    Rollo May
    American psychologist
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    Hate is not the opposite of love; apathy is.
  • Ben Lovett
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    'Somebody That I Used to Know' by Goyte has an odd, '80s vibe to it, but that does not mean that I did not like it. Quite the opposite actually. The song is different, and slowly lured me in. The video is just as strange, but definitely enjoyable.
  • Thomas Malthus
    Thomas Malthus
    English cleric and scholar 1766-1834
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    A feather will weigh down a scale when there is nothing in the opposite one.
    Source: Principles of Political Economy (1836) II, I, V
  • Billy Ray Cyrus
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    A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It's actually the opposite of that. It's realizing that we're all humans, and that's why God sent his Son to this earth - to save people.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    A modern city is the exact opposite of what everyone wants.
    Source: Letter naar Robert Ross (31-5-1897) in Frank Harris - Oscar Wilde, His life and confessions
  • Cass Sunstein
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    After a two-term presidency, many young voters seem to want someone who is radically different from, even the opposite of, the commander in chief to whom they have become accustomed. After all, a two-term president will have led their nation for a significant percentage of their lives. That's boring. Isn't it time for a transformation?
  • Ben Schnetzer
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    All those little acting rules you get, one of the interesting ones is, 'Play the opposite. Don't play 'victim.'
  • George Santayana
    George Santayana
    Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
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    Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.
  • Barry Commoner
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    As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.
  • Carol Ann Duffy
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    Auden said poetry makes nothing happen. But I wonder if the opposite could be true. It could make something happen.
  • Bob Geldof
    Bob Geldof
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    Certainly, I think being depressed is absolutely part of the human condition, it has to be, if there's joy there's its opposite, and it's something you ride if you possibly can.
  • Marcelene Cox
    Marcelene Cox
    American author
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    Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.
  • Arthur Keith
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    Christianity has not conquered nationalism; the opposite has been the case nationalism has made Christianity its footstool.
  • Bill Laswell
    Bill Laswell
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    Computers and electronic music are not the opposite of the warm human music. It's exactly the same.
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