Quotes by opposition

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  • Charles Edward Jerningham
    Charles Edward Jerningham
    English aphorist 1854-1921
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    Genius is an infinite capacity for overcoming the opposition of mediocrities.
    Source: The maxims of Marmaduke
  • Friedrich von Schiller
    Friedrich von Schiller
    German poet 1759-1805
    Friedrich von Schiller
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    Opposition always enflames the enthusiast, never converts him.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
    Indian socialist revolutionary 1907-1931
    Bhagat Singh
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    'Study' was the cry that reverberated in the corridors of my mind. Study to enable yourself to face the arguments advanced by opposition. Study to arm yourself with arguments in favor of your cult. I began to study.
  • Bainbridge Colby
    Bainbridge Colby
    American politician and attorney 1869-1950
    Bainbridge Colby
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    An intelligent and conscientious opposition is a part of loyalty to country.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu
    Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israeli politician 2009-
    Benjamin Netanyahu
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    And by the way, a piece of news, Israel is the one country in which everyone is pro-American, opposition and coalition alike. And I represent the entire people of Israel who say, 'Thank you, America.' And we're friends of America, and we're the only reliable allies of America in the Middle East.
  • Bob Schaffer
    Bob Schaffer
    American politician 1962-
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    As long as the opposition believes the world will stand with Ukraine's democrat reformers, they will have the leverage and the courage to establish a legitimate republic under the leadership of Viktor Yushchenko.
  • Breyten Breytenbach
    Breyten Breytenbach
    South African writer and painter 1939-
    Breyten Breytenbach
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    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.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?
  • Abe Fortas
    Abe Fortas
    American lawyer and jurist 1910-1982
    Abe Fortas
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    Dissent and dissenters have no monopoly on freedom. They must tolerate opposition. They must accept dissent from their dissent.
  • Cyril Connolly
    Cyril Connolly
    British criticus 1903-1974
    Cyril Connolly
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    Except for poverty, incompatibility, opposition of parents, absence of love on one side and of desire to marry on both, nothing stands in the way of our happy union.
  • Angela Merkel
    Angela Merkel
    German politician 1954-
    Angela Merkel
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    From this experience we have learned that in a big party it is important to have the necessary and often controversial discussions on policy issues such as the health system while in opposition.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
    Albert Einstein
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    Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds .
  • Bryant H. McGill
    Bryant H. McGill
    American journalist and author 1969-
    Bryant H. McGill
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    He who is silent must be agreed with, for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon, without the winds of conversation to shoulder them.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
    Jean Rostand
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    I don't judge a regime by the damning criticism of the opposition, but by the ingenuous praise of the partisan.
  • Anne Campbell
    Anne Campbell
    English politician 1940-
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    I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour, then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you, in a way that members of the opposition are unable to.
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