Opposite Quotes

"Understand that failure...

"Understand that failure is not the opposite of success. It's part of success."
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 24
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"I look at what the pho...

"I look at what the phone company does and do the opposite." β€” Craig Newmark
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 10
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"I owe my success to having listened respectfu...

"I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite." -- G. K. Chesterton
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"No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background,...

"No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite" - Nelson Mandela
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β€œThere are trivial truths and there are great truth...

β€œThere are trivial truths and there are great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.” - Niels Bohr
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β€œSolitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfami...

β€œSolitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.” - Thomas Mann
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 01
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"The healthiest thing we can do for ourselves is ...

"The healthiest thing we can do for ourselves is burn fat, eat healthy, and grow muscle. Unless you're poor, then I'd recommend doing the opposite." -- me
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 14
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Death is not the oppos...

Death is not the opposite of life, it's the part of it. - Haruki Murakami
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 09
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True happiness is uncaused and this cannot disappear for...

True happiness is uncaused and this cannot disappear for lack of stimulation. It is not the opposite of sorrow, it includes all sorrow and suffering. ~Sri Nisargdatta Maharaj
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 30
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β€œIf you have genuine love for someone & also the opposite perso...

β€œIf you have genuine love for someone & also the opposite person has genuinely a good heart then they most likely will look into your eyes and understand you and forgive you for the mistake”-Hassan Patel
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 27
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"For every action there i...

"For every action there is an equal and opposite government program." β€” Bob Wells
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 30
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β€œThe Wind May Be Blowing The Opposite Di...

β€œThe Wind May Be Blowing The Opposite Direction But There Is Always A Chance The Wind May Have A Change Of Heart”-Hassan Patel
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 02
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Bob Ross: "Gotta have opposites, dark and light. Light and dark in...

Bob Ross: "Gotta have opposites, dark and light. Light and dark in painting. It's like in life. Gotta have sadness once in a while so you know when the good times come. I'm waiting on the good times now."
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Pride is not the opposite of shame, but it...

Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame. -Iroh ( Avatar: the last airbender)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 09
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The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is ...

The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it’s indifference. β€” Elie Wiesel
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 29
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." Uncle Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 29
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β€œAny intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex,...

β€œAny intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius β€” and a lot of courage β€” to move in the opposite direction.” ― E.F. Schumacher
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 16
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame but it's source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." - Uncle Iroh
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"Under capitalism, man exploits ...

"Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite." β€” John Kenneth Galbraith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 14
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β€œThe opposite of fear is love - love of the challenge, l...

β€œThe opposite of fear is love - love of the challenge, love of the work, the pure joyous passion to take a shot at our dream and see if we can pull it off.” ― Steven Pressfield
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 24
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"In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to...

"In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite." β€” Paul Dirac
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 27
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"When the whole world is running towards a c...

"When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind." - C. S. Lewis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 10
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"Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfami...

"Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd." - Thomas Mann
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 03
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." Uncle Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 25
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β€œIf you really want the key to succe...

β€œIf you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.” – Brad Szollose
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 30
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The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is ...

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference. - Elie Wiesel
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 09
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The U.S. Government has fallen to such l...

The U.S. Government has fallen to such low standards that all they try to do is stop the opposite party from doing anything - Me
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"Pride is not the opposite of shame...

"Pride is not the opposite of shame, but it's source. True humility is the only antidote to shame." - Uncle Iroh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 02
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"God turns you from one feeling to another and te...

"God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one." --Rumi, The Essential Rumi
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jul 26
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"In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to...

"In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite." - Paul Dirac
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 05
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β€˜I used to think that the opposite of fear was courage. Bu...

β€˜I used to think that the opposite of fear was courage. But I realised that the opposite of fear is actually love. Love is the opposite of fear' -Kunal Nayyar (Rajesh Koothrappali)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 15
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"The opposite of love is not hate. It is i...

"The opposite of love is not hate. It is indifference" - Wilhelm Stekel, The Beloved Ego: Foundations of the New Study of the Psyche
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 26
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"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background,...

"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite" - Nelson Mandela
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 16
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β€œGotta have opposites; dark and light, light and dark in ...

β€œGotta have opposites; dark and light, light and dark in painting. It’s like in life. Gotta have a little sadness once in a while so you know when the good times come.” -Bob Ross
πŸ“…οΈŽ Feb 22
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Pride is not the opposite of s...

Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Apr 29
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more ...

"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." - E. F. Schumacher
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 18
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, ...

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage -- to move in the opposite direction." β€” E. F. Schumacher
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 29
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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex,...

"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex, and more violent. It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage – to move in the opposite direction." - E.F. Schumacher
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 07
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β€œAnd sometimes in life, I imagine, good things do happen. Most of the time, ...

β€œAnd sometimes in life, I imagine, good things do happen. Most of the time, it's the opposite, obviously. But I don't think you should rule out the possibility that just occasionally chance might deal you a good card” -Sebastian Faulks
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 20
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"Even as a child I felt in my heart two...

"Even as a child I felt in my heart two opposite emotions: the horror of life and the ecstasy of life." - Charles Baudelaire
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"The opposite of a correct statement is a fals...

"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth." β€” Niels Bohr
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 04
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"For every action there i...

"For every action there is an equal and opposite government program." β€” Bob Wells
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 09
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"Antonym, n.: The oppos...

"Antonym, n.: The opposite of the word you're trying to think of." β€” Unknown
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β€œIf cynicism and love lie at opposite ends of a spectrum...

β€œIf cynicism and love lie at opposite ends of a spectrum, do we not sometimes fall in love in order to escape the debilitating cynicism to which we are prone?” Alain de Botton
πŸ“…οΈŽ Mar 06
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So I look for the best...

So I look for the best and am prepared for the opposite - Marcus Aurelius
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 26
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β€œPride is not the opposite of shame...

β€œPride is not the opposite of shame, but its source. True humility is the only antidote to shame.” - Uncle Iroh
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 21
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"I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel ...

"I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite." - Bertrand Russell
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 22
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Under capitalism, man exploits ...

Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite. -John Kenneth Galbraith
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jun 25
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"The opposite of an...

"The opposite of anger isn't calmness, it's empathy." - Mehmet Oz
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 08
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β€œPeace means far mo...

β€œPeace means far more than the opposite of war.” -- Fred Rogers
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 31
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β€œPower and violence are opposites; where the one rules absolutely, the o...

β€œPower 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.” - Hannah Arendt (1906-1975)
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 30
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"Where the industrial spirit overcomes military and aristocratic spirit, woman strives for...

"Where the industrial spirit overcomes military and aristocratic spirit, woman strives for economic and legal independence. She aspires to be "master" and inscribes "progress" on flags and banners. The very opposite reveals a terrible obviousness: woman retrograde." - Nietzsche
πŸ“…οΈŽ Dec 09
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β€œLife is a checker board, and the player opposite you is time. If you hesitat...

β€œLife is a checker board, and the player opposite you is time. If you hesitate before moving, or neglect to move promptly, your men will be wiped off the board by time. You are playing against a partner who will not tolerate indecision!”
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 19
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'The opposite of fai...

'The opposite of faith is not doubt, it is certainty' - Anne Lamott.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Sep 25
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"The opposite of a correct statement is a false...

"The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth. " ---Niels Bohr
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 20
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Humanity has to solve the big problem in decision making, usually half want one ...

Humanity has to solve the big problem in decision making, usually half want one thing and the other half the opposite. Till when, always, about half the people will be imposing their will to the other half by 'majority votings' of 50.1% vs 49.9%.
πŸ“…οΈŽ Aug 12
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β€œWhen the whole world is running towards a c...

β€œWhen the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind.” β€”C. S. Lewis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 07
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"Gotta have opposites, light and dark and dark and light, in painting....

"Gotta have opposites, light and dark and dark and light, in painting. It’s like in life. Gotta have a little sadness once in awhile so you know when the good times come. I'm waiting on the good times now." - Bob Ross
πŸ“…οΈŽ Jan 08
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β€œSometimes to know a vir...

β€œSometimes to know a virtue is necessary first to know its opposite" - Aristotle
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 09
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"When the whole world is running towards a c...

"When the whole world is running towards a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind." – C.S. Lewis
πŸ“…οΈŽ Nov 04
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β€œNo one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background,...

β€œNo one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” ―Nelson Mandela
πŸ“…οΈŽ Oct 23
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β€œThere are, always and only, th...

β€œThere are, always and only, the bad people, but some of them are on opposite sides.” Terry Pratchett
πŸ“…οΈŽ May 18
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β€œThe opposite of a true statement is a false...

β€œThe opposite of a true statement is a false statement, but the opposite of a profound truth is usually another profound truth.” -Niels Bohr
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