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Husbands and wives generally understand when opposition will be vain. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage. (Quote by - Charles Simmons)

Our lobby was very intense because of the opposition to CNOOC in Congress. (Quote by - Daniel Spiegel)

Nature is upheld by antagonism. Passions, resistance, danger, are educators. We acquire the strength we have overcome. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Freedom and security are polar opposites, and I am not willing to give up my freedom for the sake of terrorists. (Quote by - Tom Bush)

How can one call the opposition weak if the authorities are afraid to create equal conditions for the opposition candidates? (Quote by - Ali Kerimli)

I cannot write the script, but I believe opposition to him is growing. (Quote by - Samuel Berger)

But I think the opposite is true, that this most extreme act of violence was internalized in some way in this country. ... There was soul-searching, ostensibly, but in the end the assassination became a tool in our culture wars. (Quote by - Yoram Peri)

But let's be clear. We're talking about a country where there's no opposition. As leader he can ignore Parliament and - sorry that's Tony Blair isn't it? Um, so he doesn't even have to ask the country before he goes to war - sorry that's still Tony Blair. (Quote by - Rory Bremner)

There's been a lot of voices out there popping up in opposition ... and it was like, let's get this all together. (Quote by - Scott Ingham)

I love an opposition that has convictions. (Quote by - Frederick the Great)

The two policies that Ken Clarke is most famous for are his opposition to the Iraq war and being a very defensible and quite courageous pro-European. These are both policies he shares with us. (Quote by - Vince Cable)

But most of us are apt to settle within ourselves that the man who blocks our way is odious, and not to mind causing him a little of the disgust which his personality excites in ourselves. (Quote by - George Eliot)

It is not the first duty of the novelist to provide blueprints for insurrection, or uplifting tales of successful resistance for the benefit of the opposition. The naming of what is there is what is important. (Quote by - Ian Mcewan )

The concept of active cooperation has taken the place of opposition to the new form of government and of dreamy resignation entranced with the beauty of times past. (Quote by - Gustav Stresemann)

In this work I have received the opposition of a number of men who only advocate the unobtainable because the immediately possible is beyond their moral courage, administrative ability, and their political prescience. (Quote by - John Burns)

It would be possible to lead the opposition toward support of the government if it goes this way. (Quote by - Yossi Beilin)

It is not ease, but effort--not facility, but difficulty, that makes men. There is, perhaps, no station in life in which difficulties have not to be encountered and overcome before any decided measure of success can be achieved. (Quote by - Samuel Smiles)

Men are not against you; they are merely for themselves. (Quote by - Gene Fowler)

I'm exactly the opposite. I hate the attention but thrive on the financial side. (Quote by - Casey Shroff)

I've concentrated in Japan. I didn't feel I was ready to come here. My sister did the opposite. She came here and kept her card over here for a few years. We just took different directions. (Quote by - Samantha Head)

We respect opposition to any position or policy. But we believe that the opinion that should prevail and be respected is that of the majority. (Quote by - King Hussein I)

I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned. (Quote by - Gerald R. Ford)

To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition. (Quote by - Woody Allen)

When people think of bed bugs they think of lower class or seediness. But really the opposite is true. They often come from hotels. Nice hotels with a lot of international travelers. (Quote by - Craig Levy)


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