Quotes on the topic: Against

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Man is a strange animal. He generally cannot read the handwriting on the wall until his back is up against it.

I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.

Manufacturing capacity is not a rigid level against which one bounces. When you are dealing with a world economy, with a flexibility to employ production facilities other than one's own, then the concept of capacity is vaguer.

A house divided against itself cannot stand.

Day by day we should weigh what we have granted to the spirit of the world against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus, in thought and especially in deed.

For this is the mark of a wise and upright man, not to rail against the gods in misfortune.

No sanction can stand against ignited minds.

Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious mechanism of the Universe.

I get angry when people bring derisory actions against me.

Maybe a thing that you do not like is really in your interest. It is possible that a thing that you may desire may be against your interest.

Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself.

I was the first candidate to come out against this war, spoke at every anti-war march.

It means, people who are in high and responsible positions, if they go against righteousness, righteousness itself will get transformed into a destroyer.

Success is the one unpardonable sin against our fellows.

For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding the implacable grandeur of this life.

Music was a way of rebelling against the whole rah-rah high school thing.

War is organized murder and torture against our brothers.

When you discriminate against anyone, you discriminate against everyone. It's a display of terrible intolerance.

If you look at military and intelligence positions from the 1950s, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has always been against American national interests.

Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.