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Motivational Opposition Quotes

May these quotes about Opposition inspire and motivate you.

Great spirits have always encountered
violent opposition from mediocre minds.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom Positive

Great leadership is not the visit of an unexpected fate
but rather a flame which is kept burning
in spite of the winds of risk and opposition.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To you I'm an atheist; to God, I'm the Loyal Opposition.
- the Woody Allen movie Stardust Memories

I have spent many years of my life in opposition,
and I rather like the role.
- Eleanor Roosevelt


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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty.
When the loyal opposition dies,
I think the soul of America dies with it.
- Edward R. Murrow

It is a truism that almost any sect, cult, or religion
will legislate its creed into law
if it acquires the political power to do so,
and will follow it by suppressing opposition,
subverting all education to seize early the minds of the young,
and by killing, locking up, or driving underground all heretics.
- Robert Heinlein

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


 

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

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

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

The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born -
that there is a genetic factor to leadership.
This myth asserts that people simply either
have certain charismatic qualities or not.
That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true.
Leaders are made rather than born.
- Warren G. Bennis

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

I think you're the opposite of a paranoid.
I think you go around with the insane delusion that people like you.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

Self-respect is often mistaken for arrogance
when in reality it is the opposite.
When we can recognize all our good qualities
as well as or faults with neutrality,
we can start to appreciate ourselves
as we would a dear friend
and experience the comfortable inner glow of respect.
To embrace the journey towards our full potential
we need to become our own loving teacher and coach.
Spurring ourselves on to become better human beings,
we develop true regard for ourselves,
and our life will become sacred.
- Osho

The IQ and the life expectancy of the average American
recently passed each other in opposite directions.
- George Carlin

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

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

Although nature commences with reason and ends in experience
it is necessary for us to do the opposite,
that is to commence with experience
and from this to proceed to investigate the reason.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you
that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

He who has overcome his fears will truly be free.
- Aristotle

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Unless you try to do something
beyond what you have already mastered,
you will never grow.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
- Publilius Syrus

Attitude is everything.
- Charles Swindoll

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

A life lived in fear is a life half lived.
- Anonymous

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.
- Helen Keller

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies,
but even more to stand up to your friends.
- J.K. Rowling

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

It is an act of great Courage to forsake all Blame.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
- John F. Kennedy

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

Choose what lies in the shadows to be a matter
for discovery and adventure, rather than fear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is by going down into the abyss
that we recover the treasures of life.
Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.
- Joseph Campbell

Courage doesn't always roar.
Sometimes courage is the quiet voice
at the end of the day, saying,
"I will try again tomorrow."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.
- Raymond Lindquist

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

What we seek we shall find; what we flee from flees from us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If not us, who, if not now, when?
- Anonymous

Your time is limited,
so don't waste it living someone else's life.
- Steve Jobs

Simulated disorder postulates perfect discipline;
simulated fear postulates courage;
simulated weakness postulates strength.
- Lao Tzu

Be curious; be adventurous; live life full-out.
Accept the challenge, and reach for the brass ring.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dare to dream of your great success.
Become intimate with those things
which deeply motivate you
and regularly work toward
the realization of that mission.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Today is your day to Spread Wing and Soar.
Fly Life on Free Wings, and Sing to its Glory.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

Fear cannot be banished, but it can be calm and without panic;
it can be mitigated by reason and evaluation.
- Vannevar Bush

The trouble is,
if you don't risk anything,
you risk even more.
- Erica Jong

An invasion of armies can be resisted,
but not an idea whose time has come.
- Victor Hugo

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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