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I am against marriage, and I don't give a fig for society.
Philosophy is a battle against the bewitchment of our intelligence by means of language.
If the staff lacks policy guidance against which to test decisions, their decisions will be random.
The best way to win against the intolerable is to tolerate them, for this they have seldom dealt with. Your indulgence may soften their malice and open their eyes to more honorable ways.
Bryant H. McGill
But, my dear sirs, when peace does come, you may call on me for any thing. Then will I share with you the last cracker, and watch with you to shield your homes and families against danger from every quarter.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Ronald Reagan used to alarm his Soviet counterparts by saying that surely they'd both unite against an invasion from Mars.
The man who has his millions will want everything he can lay his hands on and then raise his voice against the poor devil who wants ten cents more a day.
Stupidity is something unshakable; nothing attacks it without breaking itself against it; it is of the nature of granite, hard and resistant.
Satire is traditionally the weapon of the powerless against the powerful.
Under Barack Obama, the only 'Change' is that 'Hope' has been hard to find. Now millions of Americans are insecure about their future. But instead of inspiring us by reminding us of what makes us special, he divides us against each other. He tells Americans they're worse off because others are better off. That people got rich by making others poor.
O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?
I'm not for or against video - or any medium or style, for that matter.
It's art that pushes against psychological and social expectations, that tries to transform decay into something generative, that is replicative in a baroque way, that isn't about progress, and wants to - as Walt Whitman put it - 'contain multitudes.'
I rage against Vincent van Gogh for needing to die at 37, after painting for only ten years.
Consumers now have a voice. And the fact that consumers can be creators, producers and distributors means they can push back against brands to punish them for their socially irresponsible behavior or reward them for their responsible behavior.
Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement - and we will make the goal.
A man convinced against his will is not convinced.
Laurence J. Peter
Out with stereotypes, feminism proclaims. But stereotypes are the west's stunning sexual personae, the vehicles of art's assault against nature. The moment there is imagination, there is myth.
Put me up against Sarah Silverman and I could take her.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
If you're always battling against getting older, you're always going to be unhappy, because it's going to happen anyhow.
In the long run, there is not much discrimination against superior talent.
Carter G. Woodson
I had to fight all my life to survive. They were all against me... but I beat the bastards and left them in the ditch.
A coalition of groups is waging a massive propaganda campaign against the president of the United States. an all-out attack. Their aim is total victory for themselves and total defeat for him.
Gerald R. Ford
The proletarian woman fights hand in hand with the man of her class against capitalist society.
God made a very obvious choice when he made me voluptuous; why would I go against what he decided for me? My limbs work, so I'm not going to complain about the way my body is shaped.
The Vatican is against surrogate mothers. Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.
Researching 'Lone Wolf,' I was amazed at how thoughtful and intelligent these animals are. There has never been a documented attack against a human by a wolf that wasn't provoked by the human.
I push every day against forces that say you have to go faster, be more effective, be more productive, you have to constantly outdo yourself, you have to constantly outdo your neighbor - all of the stuff that creates an incredibly productive society, but also a very neurotic one.
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