opposition Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about opposition
“You’re water. We’re the millstone. You’re wind. We’re dust blown up into shapes. You’re spirit. We’re the opening and closing of our hands. You’re the clarity. We’re the language that tries to say it. You’re joy. We’re all the different kinds of laughing.”
“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one”
“Her tone was surprisingly tender, and probably she sensed how important he really was to her, because when he did die, two years further on, she went right after, and most of the people who knew her well agreed it was the sudden lack of opposition that undid her.”
“It wasn’t like Amma to side with everyone else in town, considering that was usually the wrong side of things.”
“Beauty and love pass, I know… Oh. there’s sadness, too. I suppose all great happiness is a little sad. Beauty means the scent of roses and then the death of roses.”
“I have seen the bright contrast from dark to light and back again. I am privileged to be able to recognize that the sound of laughter is a blessing and a song, and to realize that the bright hours spent with my family and friends are extraordinary treasures to be saved, because … those moments are a promise that life is worth fighting for.”
“All I will say is that I’m a very good man who has worked very hard to become good and you wanna destroy that. You wanna destroy me but I am not gonna let you do that.”
“At your weakest, you end up showing more strength; at your lowest, you are suddenly lifted higher than you’ve ever been. They all border one another, these opposites and show how quickly we can be altered.”
“Our reason and instinct are in opposition, but we can’t get rid of either one.”
“Let everything happen to you: beauty and terror. Just keep going. No feeling is final. Don’t let yourself lose me.”
“With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world.”
“It is a self-deception of philosophers and moralists to imagine that they escape decadence by opposing it. That is beyond their will; and, however little they acknowledge it, one later discovers that they were among the most powerful promoters of decadence.”
“That opposites attract, is a sound one, but Henry and Amy seem like abstractions, not real children. Amy is said to teach Henry that ”“the sky was up and the ground was down”″ and shows him ”“his front from his back”″; Henry reciprocates with lessons in ”“back-to-front and topsy-turvy.”
“Think of something happy. Like chasing after whales or winning an argument against a tortoise.” We clearly had different ideas of happiness.”
“The body could find balance between opposing forces. The mind could do the same.”
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