Opposed Quotes

'All truth goes through three stages. First, i...

'All truth goes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed, then violently opposed, and finally, it is accepted as self evident.' - Schopenhauer
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It is not enough that corruption is recognized, it must be opposed, it not enough t...

It is not enough that corruption is recognized, it must be opposed, it not enough that ignorance is acknowledged, it must be defied, win or lose what matters is making a stand for the virtues that we will bequeath to the human race. - Aaron Dembski-Bowden
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Reason is poor propaganda when opposed by ...

Reason is poor propaganda when opposed by the yammering, unceasing lies of shrewd and evil and self-serving men. ...Robert A. Heinlein
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The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability ...

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function. -F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." -Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œA fundamentalist is a person who considers whether a fact is acceptable to his...

β€œA fundamentalist is a person who considers whether a fact is acceptable to his religion before he explores it. As opposed to a curious person who explores first then considers whether or not he wants to accept the ramifications.” ― Seth Godin
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I am philosophically opposed to quota-systems. . . . It is one thing to say th...

I am philosophically opposed to quota-systems. . . . It is one thing to say that you cannot keep a black man from using this bathroom, and something quite different to say that one out of every five people who use this bathroom must be black.
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"This trope applies most of the time to real modern warfare: being directly hit (as o...

"This trope applies most of the time to real modern warfare: being directly hit (as opposed to grazed) with just one assault rifle bullet will generally kill you, or, at the very least, greatly reduce your combat effectiveness." β€” TV Tropes, Rocket-Tag Gameplay
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"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to...

"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function." β€” F. Scott Fitzgerald
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All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer
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"I am opposed to millionaires,...

"I am opposed to millionaires, but it would be dangerous to offer me the position." β€” Mark Twain
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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β€œThe test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability...

β€œThe test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
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True, and I usually identify inexact word...

True, and I usually identify inexact wording, as opposed to misattributions, in that case: β€œClose, but no cigar.”-Richard Langworth
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"Everything in ex...

"Everything in excess is opposed by nature." - Hippocrates
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the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind a...

the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. one should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise. -F. Scott Fitzgerald
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β€œThe test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind ...

β€œThe test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. One should, for example, be able to see that things are hopeless and yet be determined to make them otherwise.” ~F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"Each progressive spirit is opposed ...

"Each progressive spirit is opposed by a thousand mediocre minds appointed to guard the past." - Maurice Maeterlinck
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"We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I master...

"We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift." - Seneca
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β€œI was opposed to gay marria...

β€œI was opposed to gay marriage until I found out I didn't have to have one!” -James Carville
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"If we fail to honor 'the wishes of the soul' (as opposed to ego agendas...

"If we fail to honor 'the wishes of the soul' (as opposed to ego agendas), the soul will distance itself from us, leaving us prone to sickness and bad luck, putting us on the road of the walking dead.”, β€œThe Iroquois Indians
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"the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability t...

"the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function." -F. Scott Fitzgerald
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β€œWe are not opposed to criticism but we are getting a little ...

β€œWe are not opposed to criticism but we are getting a little weary of all special types of criticism which have been designed for us by people whose knowledge of us is limited” -Chinua Achebe
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Taste governs every free β€” as op...

Taste governs every free β€” as opposed to rote β€” human response. Nothing is more decisive.β€”Susan Sontag
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"Life is more manageable when thou...

"Life is more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party." -Jimmy Buffett
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"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

"All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident." - Arthur Schopenhauer
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Reddit I'm looking for a quote that goes along the lines of: "Don't trust ...

Reddit I'm looking for a quote that goes along the lines of: "Don't trust someone who's main goal is to make money as opposed to reaching their goals and getting rich as a side effect" I think I might have even read it on here.
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All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ...

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. β€” Arthur Schopenhauer
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Always do your best - your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different ...

Always do your best - your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self-judgment, self-abuse and regret. - from The Four Agreements - A book by Michael Pollan
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All truth passes through three stages. First, it is...

All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being self-evident. Arthur Schopenhauer
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Love and loss, while superficially appearing to be diametri...

Love and loss, while superficially appearing to be diametrically opposed prove in actuality to be linked inextricably; for without the risk of loss, love is without meaning. -Anonymous
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Populists, as opposed to liberals...do not believe the important differences in th...

Populists, as opposed to liberals...do not believe the important differences in this country are...about lifestyles.... It is about who's getting screwed, and who's doing the screwing. And anyone who tells you different is lying for money. - Molly Ivins
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