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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.
Orison Swett Marden
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.
There is a real danger that computers will develop intelligence and take over. We urgently need to develop direct connections to the brain so that computers can add to human intelligence rather than be in opposition.
We welcome the opposition of the world, because we are determined to see the battle through. Africa's battle-cry is not yet heard.
Gay rights is just a matter of time. Look at the polls. Worrying about gay marriage, let alone gay civil unions or gay employment rights, is a middle-age issue. Young people just can't see the problem. At worst, gays are going to win this one just by waiting until the opposition dies off.
You can't get around pain and opposition, but you can try to be joyful in the trial, and thank yourself for the trial, and thank God for the strength to get through it.
Mary J. Blige
The two most important things to do for self-defense are not to take a martial arts class or get a gun, but to think like the opposition and know where you're most at risk.
People face difficulties, no matter who you are. I faced difficulties with a lot of things. I face opposition every day, but I didn't kill myself and now, thank God, I'm here.
Just as we develop our physical muscles through overcoming opposition - such as lifting weights - we develop our character muscles by overcoming challenges and adversity.
Paying good wages is not in opposition to good productivity.
Opposition is not necessarily enmity; it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity.
It is only through the opposition of ideas that we can learn to be self-critical, to work towards intellectual humility.
Opposition is true friendship.
Real men laugh at opposition; real men smile when enemies appear.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
I think what separates me from the candidates is the fact that I have a proven track record of being a fighter. A fighting for what people believe in, whether it is popular or not. Despite the opposition, I stand true. Because people know that I will do what I say. And that I say what I do.
Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition - forget fatigue - till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome .
Maria Weston Chapman
If the opposition disarms, well and good. If it refuses to disarm, we shall disarm it ourselves.
Opposition brings concord. Out of discord comes the fairest harmony.
Why is a woman to be treated differently? Woman suffrage will succeed, despite this miserable guerilla opposition.
The Leader of the Opposition's constitutional obligation - the obligation to Parliament - it's the reason we did the merger! - is to make sure Canadians have an alternative for government.
We'll support the government on issues if it's essential to the country but our primary responsibility is not to prop up the government, our responsibility is to provide an opposition and an alternative government for Parliament and for Canadians.
From this experience we have learned that in a big party it is important to have the necessary and often controversial discussions on policy issues such as the health system while in opposition.
Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.
A vibrant civil society can challenge those in power by documenting corruption or uncovering activities like the murder of political enemies. In democracies, this function is mostly performed by the media, NGOs or opposition parties.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
C. S. Lewis
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