If it gives you the power, why would you oppose it?
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.
Henry (Thoreau) is military. He seems stubborn and implacable; always manly and wise, but rarely sweet. One would say that, as Webster could never speak without an antagonist, so Henry does not feel himself except in opposition. He wants a fallacy to expose, a blunder to pillory, requires a little sense of victory, a roll […]
A man is to carry himself in the presence of all opposition, as if every thing were titular and ephemeral but he. I am ashamed to think how easily we capitulate to badges and names, to large societies and dead institutions.
AIDS is the wrath of a just God against homosexuals. To oppose it would be like an Israelite jumping in the Red Sea to save one of Pharaoh’s charioteers.