If it gives you the power, why would you oppose it?
Talked, or tried to talk, with R.W.E. (Ralph Waldo Emerson). Lost my time – nay, almost my identity. He, assuming a false opposition where there was no difference of opinion, talked to the wind – told me what I knew – and I lost my time trying to imagine myself somebody else to oppose him.
If you stand up and are counted, you may get yourself knocked down. But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again. A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.
Taking the line of least resistance still makes both men and rivers crooked.
It takes a strong man to swim against the current; any dead fish will float with it.
It is usually easy to tell whether a proposition is right by observing the gang who thinks it is wrong.
If we all pulled in one direction, the world would keel over.
Oppose, v. To assist with obstructions and objections.
Opposition, n. In politics the party that prevents the Government from running amuck by hamstringing it.
Harangue, n. A speech by an opponent, who is known as an harrangue-outang.