Adversaries Related Quotes



Compromise, n. Such an adjustment of conflicting interests as gives each adversary the satisfaction of thinking he has got what he ought not to have, and is deprived of nothing except what was justly his due.

Ambrose Bierce


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We must, all of us, learn actually not to have enemies, but only confused adversaries who are ourselves in disguise.

Alice Walker


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We shall choose our adversaries, not the other way around.

Paulo Coelho


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On many questions and specially in view of the marriage bed, the Puritans were the indulgent party, . . . they were much more Chestertonian than their adversaries. The idea that a Puritan was a repressed and repressive person would have astonished Sir Thomas More and Luther about equally.

C. S. Lewis


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[C]reationists [and] other religious enthusiasts [are], in many parts of the world ..., the most dangerous adversaries of science.

Steven Weinberg


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We will make converts day by day; we will grow strong by the violence and injustice of our adversaries. And, unless truth be a mockery and justice a hollow lie, we will be in the majority after a while.

Abraham Lincoln


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“We now see almost all of the adversaries, the Chinese being a classic example, of using students, delegations, researchers, visitors ... and false-front companies.”

Counterintelligence David Szady


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“He was as well liked by his adversaries as he was by his colleagues. He was an extraordinary lawyer and important to the firm.”

David Silver


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We have been conditioned to see the passing of time as an adversary.

Menachem Mendel Schneerson


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While the President leads his potential adversaries in almost every state, his support is soft. He is seen as honest, sincere, just, and friendly but gets mediocre or relatively poor ratings being competent strong, intelligent, and a forceful leader.

Robert Teeter


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