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If anything, I was the opposite of most college students who think they can do anything.

Tags: College, Students  ✍ Author: Anita Baker

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

Tags: Luxury, Poverty  ✍ Author: Coco Chanel

That adage about 'Write what you know' is basically the opposite of the way I function. I write about what I'm curious to find out.

Tags: Curious, Write  ✍ Author: Jennifer Egan

Everything the Beats stood for was the opposite of the dominant culture today.

Tags: Culture, Today  ✍ Author: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I find it somewhat liberating to jump, to dive into things that are the opposite of me.

Tags: Dive, Jump  ✍ Author: Lupe Fiasco

I try to only eat animals that are vegan. I'm probably the opposite of a vegan.

Tags: Eat, Try  ✍ Author: Jim Gaffigan

I'm a comedian, which is the opposite of a lifestyle that equips you to be a parent.

Tags: Lifestyle, Parent  ✍ Author: Jim Gaffigan

Entitlement is the opposite of enchantment.

 ✍ Author: Guy Kawasaki

Christianity has not conquered nationalism; the opposite has been the case nationalism has made Christianity its footstool.

Tags: Case, Conquered  ✍ Author: Arthur Keith

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.

Tags: Desire, Human  ✍ Author: Soren Kierkegaard

The same is the case with those opinions of man to which he has been accustomed from his youth; he likes them, defends them, and shuns the opposite views.

Tags: Opinions, Youth  ✍ Author: Maimonides

There's more to light than the opposite of dark.

Tags: Dark, Light  ✍ Author: Tea Obreht

One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail.

Tags: Painting, Whole  ✍ Author: Pablo Picasso

The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.

Tags: Direction, Reaction  ✍ Author: Sylvia Plath

Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well.

Tags: Almost, Custom  ✍ Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau

What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.

Tags: Exact, Wanted  ✍ Author: Bertrand Russell

The minute one utters a certainty, the opposite comes to mind.

Tags: Mind, Minute  ✍ Author: May Sarton

When you ask people, 'What's the opposite of fragile?,' they tend to say robust, resilient, adaptable, solid, strong. That's not it. The opposite of fragile is something that gains from disorder.

Tags: Ask, Strong  ✍ Author: Al-Waleed bin Talal

I tend to write out the first iteration of a lyric here and then go over here and make variations on it, on the page opposite.

Tags: Here, Write  ✍ Author: James Taylor

My problem with interviews, one day I'll think one thing, and the next day I'll think the exact opposite.

Tags: Next, Problem  ✍ Author: Skeet Ulrich

Work is the opposite of creativity.

Tags: Creativity, Work  ✍ Author: Luther Vandross

I was a book editor for nine years. I'm familiar with the opposite experience, bracing myself for the likelihood that no one would want to publish my book.

Tags: Book, Experience  ✍ Author: John E. Walker

Now all oscillatory movements of such an electron can be conceived of as being split up into force, and two circular oscillations perpendicular to this direction rotating in opposite directions.

Tags: Direction, Force  ✍ Author: Pieter Zeeman

I'm nothing more than what you actually see, but I am also the complete opposite.

Tags: Actually, Complete  ✍ Author: Keren Ann

Now equilibrium is the very opposite of disorder.

Tags: Disorder  ✍ Author: Rudolf Arnheim
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You can say the opposite of something you've said but you can't do the opposite of something you've done.

Tags: Done, Said  ✍ Author: Peter Berg

There is a bit of me if I'm pushed in one way I might bounce back and go the opposite.

Tags: Bit, Might  ✍ Author: Joseph Fiennes

I had a very diametrically opposite set of parents.

Tags: Parents  ✍ Author: Bill Griffith

Clock measurement is not time itself. In fact, so opposed are they that one could argue the clock is not a synonym, but the opposite of time.

Tags: Fact, Time  ✍ Author: Bede Griffiths

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?

Tags: Government, Progress  ✍ Author: Paul Harvey

I'm often accused of being prudish, but the opposite is true.

Tags: Often, True  ✍ Author: Ian Hislop

The internet is a total inversion of television. It's the opposite.

Tags: Internet, Television  ✍ Author: Joel Hodgson

We're probably the opposite of the Osbournes. We run a very tight ship.

Tags: Run, Ship  ✍ Author: Hulk Hogan

What's it like being opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger? For me? Are you kidding? Maybe if I'm lucky, come up to his navel!

Tags: Lucky, Maybe  ✍ Author: Linda Hunt

I have been represented as a Protestant minister; there was not one of the canvassers of the honourable gentlemen opposite that did not represent to the people that I was not a Minister of the Crown, but that I was a Protestant minister.

Tags: Crown, Gentlemen  ✍ Author: Wilfrid Laurier

I kinda have the opposite of ADD. I have a hyper-focused disorder, where if there's a given task in front of me I really concentrate on that.

Tags: Front, Task  ✍ Author: Jared Leto

To do the opposite of something is also a form of imitation, namely an imitation of its opposite.

Tags: Imitation, Namely  ✍ Author: Georg C. Lichtenberg

I live with one foot in the sand and one in the snow. There's European egocentricity, and the African opposite. I normally say that my African experience has made me a better European.

Tags: Experience, Snow  ✍ Author: Henning Mankell

I'm the opposite of jealous.

Tags: Jealous  ✍ Author: Eli Manning

That's why I'm an actress, to do something completely opposite from myself.

Tags: Actress, Why  ✍ Author: Taryn Manning

Never were two people more opposite in sentiment than my companions.

Tags: Companions, Sentiment  ✍ Author: Robert Maxwell

To know one thing, you must know the opposite.

 ✍ Author: Henry Moore

Transformations don't scare me: it thrills me to become the polar opposite.

Tags: Become, Scare  ✍ Author: Phil Rizzuto

Contemplation is an alternative consciousness that refuses to identify with or feed what are only passing shows. It is the absolute opposite of addiction, consumerism or any egoic consciousness.

Tags: Addiction, Shows  ✍ Author: Jim Rohn

You don't want to shock them and do something totally opposite, but you also want to play a different character.

Tags: Character, Shock  ✍ Author: Ray Romano

It always amazed me that he was able to do it, and that Orson Welles was able to do it. I never understood it because the talents are absolutely opposite - polar opposites.

Tags: Able, Understood  ✍ Author: Mark Rydell

Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed. It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.

Tags: Artists, Creativity  ✍ Author: Paul Schrader

If and when we get married, only a completely opposite system will prevail.

Tags: Married, System  ✍ Author: David O. Selznick

Songwriting is the other weight on the opposite side of the scale from touring. They balance me out creatively.

Tags: Balance, Side  ✍ Author: Tommy Shaw

I don't like accidental success. It's what Bill Gates calls 'random,' a term he uses with the opposite of respect.

Tags: Respect, Success  ✍ Author: Masayoshi Son

We were like bishops of opposite color.

Tags: Bishops, Color  ✍ Author: Boris Spassky

People think that being on Star Trek is career suicide, but it's really just the opposite.

Tags: Career, Star  ✍ Author: Brent Spiner

We're actors. We're the opposite of people.

 ✍ Author: Tom Stoppard

We moved leisurely towards Mount Foster, on the 22nd, and arrived opposite to it a little before sunset.

Tags: Moved, Sunset  ✍ Author: Charles Sturt

My upbringing was absolutely not the archetypal writer's upbringing. Even, arguably, the opposite.

Tags: Upbringing, Writer  ✍ Author: Graham Swift

And then also I think it's harder for women because comedy is so opposite of being ladylike.

Tags: Comedy, Women  ✍ Author: Wanda Sykes

Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith.

Tags: Doubt, Faith  ✍ Author: Paul Tillich

I've enjoyed the opposite sex a lot. Always have. Always will.

Tags: Enjoyed, Sex  ✍ Author: Betty White

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.

Tags: Hate, Love  ✍ Author: Elie Wiesel

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.

Tags: Lonely  ✍ Author: Richard Wilbur