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Most people think of success and failure as opposites, but they both are products of the same process. (Quote by - Roger von Oech)

Opposites are not contradictory but complementary. (Quote by - Niels Bohr)

It is the pull of opposite poles that stretches souls. And only stretched souls make music. (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

It is the deed that teaches, not the name we give it. Murder and capital punishment are not opposites that cancel one another, but similars that breed their kind. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The dictate of the light says: "Know yourself and what you are." The dark replies, "By all means, but then become afraid." (Quote by - Tanith Lee)

All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. (Quote by - Marc Chagall)

There is apparently no surer way of turning a thing into its opposite than by exaggerating it (Quote by - Eric Hoffer)

How can a slim chance and a fat chance be the same, while a wise man and a wise guy are opposites?

The unifying of opposites is the eternal process. (Quote by - Mary Parker Follett)

The mark of a living thing is to be involved in opposites (impossibilities): the living cell that has to be continually adapting itself to stay alive, with its identity. (Quote by - Nicholas Mosley)

Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash. (Quote by - Louis Aragon)

It always amazed me that he was able to do it, and that Orson Welles was able to do it. I never understood it because the talents are absolutely opposite - polar opposites. (Quote by - Mark Rydell)

Economy, prudence, and a simple life are the sure masters of need, and will often accomplish that which their opposites, with a fortune at hand, will fail to do. (Quote by - Clara Barton)

Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it. (Quote by - George Santayana)

Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing line we have drawn for it. Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists, other, new insights begin. (Quote by - Hermann Hesse)

In capitalist history, invasion and class struggle are not opposites, as the official legend would have us believe, but one is the means and the expression of the other. (Quote by - Karl Liebknecht)

In God, the characteristics of men and women that we admire in men and women are combined. That's been a traditional Catholic teaching that God is the combination of opposites. (Quote by - Andrew Greeley)

Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet. (Quote by - Andy Warhol)

My sister and I are opposites in many ways. She is six feet tall, while I'm five feet four. (Quote by - Tracy Austin)

Extremes meet, and there is no better example than the naughtiness of humility. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing. (Quote by - Ben Hogan)

Power and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the other is absent. Violence appears where power is in jeopardy, but left to its own course it ends in power's disappearance. (Quote by - Hannah Arendt)

In me the tiger sniffs the rose. (Quote by - Siegfried Sassoon)

It's this simple law, which every writer knows, of taking two opposites and putting them in a room together. I love anything with Cartman and Butters at the same time, it's great. (Quote by - Trey Parker)

Capitalism is Man Exploiting Man; Communism is just the opposite. (Quote by - Eastern Europe Proverb)


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