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A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against and not with the wind. Even a head wind is better than none. No man ever worked his passage anywhere in a dead calm. Let no man wax pale, therefore, because of opposition
View quotes by John Neal

It is a true miracle when a man finally sees himself as his only opposition.
View quotes by Vernon Howard

No Government can be long secure without a formidable Opposition.
View quotes by Benjamin Disraeli

A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
View quotes by Lewis Mumford

He dribbles a lot and the opposition don't like it - you can see it all over their face (describing play whilst commentating)
View quotes by Ron Atkinson

Everything is produced by the workers, and the minute they try to get something by their unions they meet all the opposition that can be mustered by those who now get what they produce.
View quotes by Harry Bridges

That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval.
View quotes by Bainbridge Colby

If you bowl the opposition out cheaply in warm up games, you feel underprepared [ah, so that's why he hasn't done it for five years!]
View quotes by Steve Harmison

He made an enormous contribution to British politics in opposition and in government [on Robin Cook]
View quotes by John Prescott

Success is not measured by what you accomplish, but by the opposition you have encountered, and the courage with which you have maintained the struggle against overwhelming odds.

View quotes by Orison Swett Marden

The mateyness the team has displayed towards the opposition over the last month suggests the ruthless intent of last summer has been lacking
View quotes by Mike Atherton

He has a knack of being inventive and sussing out the opposition, and he isn't afraid to place fielders in unusual positions [on Vaughan]
View quotes by Geoff Boycott

In Cleveland there is legislation moving forward to ban people from wearing pants that fit too low. However, there is lots of opposition from the plumber' union.
View quotes by Conan O'Brien

He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself.
View quotes by Thomas Paine

I have made my thoughts on it (sledging) well known over the last couple of years. We are more than happy to be talking to opposition players in the field so long as it is not personal or abusive.
View quotes by Ricky Ponting

Experience tells us that few matches are won on the back of one or two good sessions of play. To win a Test match most teams have to win and outplay the opposition for extended periods of time.
View quotes by Justin Langer

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.
View quotes by Gerald Ford

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.
View quotes by Vince Cable

It is easier to find a score of men wise enough to discover the truth than to find one intrepid enough, in the face of opposition, to stand up for it.
View quotes by A A Hodge

The history of men's opposition to women's emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
View quotes by Virginia Woolf



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