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Just as the constant increase of entropy is the basic law of the universe, so it is the basic law of life to be ever more highly structured and to struggle against entropy.
Contempt is the weapon of the weak and a defense against one's own despised and unwanted feelings.
I'm not a pacifist. I was very much for the war against Hitler and I also supported the intervention in Korea, but in this war we went in there to steal Vietnam.
One of the tragedies of the struggle against racism is that up to now there has been no national organization which could speak to the growing militancy of young black people in the urban ghetto.
It appears that there is a genocidal plan against Black people.
Maybe a thing that you do not like is really in your interest. It is possible that a thing that you may desire may be against your interest.
Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.
Those who deny the right of a jury to protect an individual in resisting an unjust law of the government, deny him all defence whatsoever against oppression.
I think there's a danger, for me at least, in retreating and going inward and depression. I have to stay diligent against that tendency.
I have against me the bourgeois, the military and the diplomats, and for me, only the people who take the Metro.
Charles de Gaulle
The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.
I hope that Americans will give careful and well-informed thought to root causes and historical realities, in which case I think they will question why a supposedly 'legitimate' state such as Israel has had to conduct decades of war against a subject refugee population without ever achieving its goals.
I'm against the draft. I believe we should have a professional military; it might be smaller, but it would be more effective.
You can't legislate against stupidity.
I don't fight creativity. I don't fight against not being creative. If I'm not being creative, I'm not forcing it.
I love Twitter! At first I made fun of it, because it is very narcissistic, and there's already so much narcissism flowing in this industry, I was like, 'Really, one more?' So I was against it at first. But I really love the idea of the direct connection - there's no middle man muddling it up.
Every mind was made for growth, for knowledge, and its nature is sinned against when it is doomed to ignorance.
William Ellery Channing
Smiling is very important. If we are not able to smile, then the world will not have peace. It is not by going out for a demonstration against nuclear missiles that we can bring about peace. It is with our capacity of smiling, breathing, and being peace that we can make peace.
The banding together by the nations of the world against Israel is the guarantee that their time of destruction is near and the final redemption of the Jew at hand.
There's a small percentage of people who can act. There's a small percentage who get to do this for a living. There's a swath of the population that are able to keep a story in their head and fight all the battles against self-consciousness and the surreal unnaturalness of acting in a movie. The technical aspects you can learn fairly quickly.
I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even get close.
Henry J. Kaiser
I shall lend credit to nothing against my people which parents would not believe against their own children.
It's hard to beat the rough texture of steel-cut oats, with their slight resistance against the teeth.
I'm not violent, I don't believe in killing people, but standing up for yourself, speaking out against injustice, is another form of vengeance.
In the 19th century, a lot of people were against outlawing child labour, because to do so would be against the very foundations of a free market economy: 'These children want to work, these people want to employ them... what is your problem? It's not as if anyone has kidnapped them...'
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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