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Opposite Quotes and Sayings
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Suspended between earth and sky,
my humanity draws from both,
my tendrils reach for the energies of each.
Spirit and Ground - equal yet opposite,
the lightness and the solidarity,
the ephemeral and the substantial.
The substantial is no more and no less
than the ephemeral - merely different.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

There 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

The opposite of courage in our society
is not cowardice, it is conformity.
- Rollo May

 

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

A friend or co-worker shares a political,
religious, economic, or social opinion
that is opposite to yours -
does that drive a wedge between your hearts?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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.
- Albert Einstein

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The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

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

Every man casts a shadow;
not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit.
This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will,
it falls opposite to the sun;
short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
- Henry David Thoreau

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.
- Ben Hogan

Under capitalism, man exploits man.
Under communism, it's just the opposite.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

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

It is our experience that political leaders do not
always mean the opposite of what they say.
- Abba Eban

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
- Paul Harvey

Marriage resembles a pair of shears,
so joined that they cannot be separated;
often moving in opposite directions,
yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.
- Sydney Smith

The march of science and technology does not imply
growing intellectual complexity in the lives of most people.
It often means the opposite.
- Thomas Sowell

My problem with interviews, one day I'll think one thing,
and the next day I'll think the exact opposite.
- Skeet Ulrich

Stressing output is the key to improving productivity,
while looking to increase activity can result in just the opposite.
- Paul Gauguin

You can say the opposite of something you've said but
you can't do the opposite of something you've done.
- Jose Bergamin

America is so vast that almost everything said about it is likely to be true,
and the opposite is probably equally true.
- James T. Farrell

We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives.
It's supposed to help us communicate,
but it has the opposite effect of isolating us.
- Tracy Chapman

Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Action and reaction are equal and opposite.
- Gertrude Stein

I wouldn't tell Jill how I felt.
I behaved in such a way that was opposite to how I felt.
I must have seemed strong to her.
I didn't want to bring her down.
- Charles Bronson

That's why I'm an actress, to do something completely opposite from myself.
- Taryn Manning

To do the opposite of something is also a form of imitation,
namely an imitation of its opposite.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Everything the Beats stood for was the opposite of
the dominant culture today.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

In the beginning, people think vulnerability will make you weak,
but it does the opposite.
It shows you're strong enough to care.
- Victoria Pratt

My whole career is based on taking a left turn after
each film and doing the opposite of what I've just done.
- Kelly Lynch

English is clipped in speech.
Texas is exactly the opposite.
- Michael Caine

In society, one doesn't tell the truth,
one tells the exact opposite.
- Nelson Eddy

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty.
It is not.
It is the opposite of vulgarity.
- Coco Chanel

Some artists shrink from self-awareness,
fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and
even their desire to create.
The truth of the matter is quite opposite.
- James Broughton

For a traveler going from any place toward the north,
that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher,
while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount.
- Nicolaus Copernicus

The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell
grants when the truth is that over the last four years,
their legislation has done the exact opposite.
- John Conyers

Violence among young people is an aspect of their desire to create.
They don't know how to use their energy creatively
so they do the opposite and destroy.
- Anthony Burgess

Quite the opposite.
I might fall on my face, but I feel born again.
- Richard Foreman

What a thrill it was to play opposite Maurice Evans in this brilliant,
dazzling musical, based on the life of two of the greatest
personalities in stage history.
- Dinah Sheridan

If and when we get married, only a completely opposite system will prevail.
- David O. Selznick

People think that computer science is the art of geniuses
but the actual reality is the opposite,
just many people doing things that build on eachother,
like a wall of mini stones.
- Donald Knuth

The opposite of bravery is not cowardice but conformity.
- Robert Anthony

I suspect that some apparently homosexual people are
really heterosexuals who deeply phobic about the opposite
sex or have other emotional problems.
- Marilyn vos Savant

Art is not about thinking something up.
It is the opposite - getting something down.
- Julia Cameron

I'm the complete opposite of every clean cut,
decent-looking guy you could ever think of.
Yet, I have the biggest heart in the world.
- A. J. McLean

Everybody is a True Believer.
Everybody has a little nugget they're convinced of
that is the opposite of the nugget on the other side.
And they're convinced it's fact.
- Jane Haddam

A blue dog, you know, is the opposite of a yellow dog.
And a yellow dog was somebody who was willing to follow
his party even when he knew it was wrong.
- Mike Thompson

Stadium rock and commercial rock are the opposite of what poetry needs.
An audience of around 200 is ideal for poetry.
- Adrian Mitchell

Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross,
stood a large building, even larger than the church,
and having many towers.
- Max Muller

You don't want to shock them and do something totally opposite,
but you also want to play a different character.
- Ray Romano

We're actors.
We're the opposite of people.
- Tom Stoppard

Two quite opposite qualities equally bias our minds -
habits and novelty.
- Jean de la Bruyere

The opposite of war is not peace, it's creation.
- Jonathan Larson

The older you get, the more you realize you're drifting toward a direction,
and sometimes your significant other drifts into an opposite direction.
You can't blame anybody for it.
- Dido Armstrong

The opposite for courage is not cowardice,
it is conformity.
Even a dead fish can go with the flow.
- Jim Hightower

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

The satirical direction I have chosen is an indication
of my disappointment in man,
which is the opposite way of saying that I have high
expectations for the human race.
- Jack Levine

The wise have always said the same things,
and fools, who are the majority have always done just the opposite.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

People think that if you are a scientist you have to
give up that joy of discovery,
that passion, that sense of the great romance of life.
I say that's completely opposite of the truth.
- Ann Druyan

I think that often times Hollywood panders to the cliches of small town life,
specifically Southern small town life,
and I think that this movie does the opposite.
- Josh Lucas

And then also I think it's harder for women because
comedy is so opposite of being ladylike.
- Wanda Sykes

The remedy for thirst? It is the opposite of the one for a dog bite:
run always after a dog,
he'll never bite you; drink always before thirst,
and it will never overtake you.
- Francois Rabelais

Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis
will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed.
It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.
- Paul Schrader

We never fully grasp the import of any true statement
until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
- William James

With While You Were Sleeping, it was so much fun and such a Cinderella story,
that I didn't want to do another romantic comedy.
I wanted to do the opposite.
- Bill Pullman

Of course the illusion of art is to make one believe
that great literature is very close to life,
but exactly the opposite is true.
Life is amorphous, literature is formal.
- Francoise Sagan

While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one.
- Horace

Never were two people more opposite in sentiment than my companions.
- William Hamilton Maxwell

Everything that Eddie has said about me is the total
opposite of what really happened.
Eddie says I wanted to be a solo artist.
No, Eddie wanted to be a solo artist.
- Sammy Hagar

I play opposite Beverly D'Angelo, and that was definitely a great time.
- Wilmer Valderrama

The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is
probably one extra help from God to bring you together,
but that's it.
All the rest of it, the true love, is the test.
- Joan Chen


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