Opposite Quotes

I have never liked sex. I do not think I ever will. It seems just the opposite of love.

They looked at one another in incomprehension, two minds driving opposite ways up a narrow street and waiting for the other man to reverse first.

I have spent many years of my life in opposition and I rather like the role.

I’ve made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a genius I feel quite sure that joy and happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet, when I talk with my gardener, I’m convinced of the opposite; joy and happiness is just around the corner.

Love does not cause suffering: what causes it is the sense of ownership, which is love’s opposite.

Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing any one who comes between them.

It is a profoundly erroneous truism, repeated by all copy-books and by eminent people when they are making speeches, that we should cultivate the habit of thinking about what we are doing. The precise opposite is the case. Civilization advances by extending the numbers of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them. […]

When you are young, women tell you, “Look but do not touch.” As you get older you hear just the opposite.

If con is the opposite of pro, is congress the opposite of progress?

Many a man’s strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he groweth out of use.