Quotes of opposed

  1. I know my husband really loves me because he takes me to have ribs. He says I'm the only girl he ever took out who actually ate anything on her plate, as opposed to pushing it around. – Julia Barr
  2. I had to tell about my colonic, which expresses the fact why I'm so neat today as opposed to a few years ago. I never knew that the weight made that much difference. – James Brown
  3. It has yet to be shown by direct biochemical methods, as opposed to the indirect genetic evidence mentioned earlier, that the code is indeed a triplet code. – Francis Crick
  4. Before this learning experience, I had assumed that with regard to programs that sought to help people out of poverty, the political world was essentially divided into two camps: conservatives who opposed these for a variety of reasons, and liberals who supported them. – Barney Frank
  5. So give me a turbulent world as opposed to a quiet world and I'll take the turbulent one. – Andy Grove
  6. Do you not see, first, that- as a mental abstract- physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces? – Auberon Herbert
  7. This country would be a better place to live in if all the resources we currently put toward criminalizing marijuana were instead spent by law enforcement on protection from real crime, as opposed to victimless crime. – Gary Johnson
  8. The Southern character is opposed to haste. Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry. – Maria Mitchell
  9. The camera is interested in what you are thinking as opposed to just what you are doing or saying. – Ajay Naidu
  10. Therapy, as opposed to analysis, is a whole construct of myth, beautiful and creative. – Dennis Potter
  11. Always Do Your Best. Your best is going to change from moment to moment; it will be different when you are healthy as opposed to sick. Under any circumstance, simply do your best, and you will avoid self -judgment, self -abuse and regret. – Miguel Angel Ruiz
  12. People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs. – Alexei Sayle
  13. I listened to many different types of instruments and music, and have always tried to look at the bass as an instrument as opposed to only a bass. – Billy Sheehan
  14. Throughout the lead -up to the war, CNN worked hard to air all sides of the story. We had a regular segment called Voices of Dissent in which we spent time covering antiwar protests and interviewing those who were opposed to the war with Iraq. – Jim Walton
  15. Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed – Whitney M. Young

Usage examples for opposed

  1. I am opposed to the marriage, it's true; and you know why." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. War with France they bitterly opposed but were powerless to prevent. – Union and Democracy by Allen Johnson
  3. The early Church fathers opposed it. – A Text-Book of the History of Painting by John C. Van Dyke
  4. 9 to a final g as opposed to the English ear, and to two different ways in which it is got rid of, viz. – Surnames as a Science by Robert Ferguson
  5. The wind opposed them. – The Silent Places by Steward Edward White
  6. Being heavy infantry opposed to light troops, before they could get to close quarters the enemy's word of command sounded " Retire!" – Hellenica by Xenophon
  7. I'm opposed to leaving it in their hands one hour,- them's my sentiments! – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
  8. I was opposed to it, because I thought it would be too good a proposition for Tanith and work to the disadvantage of the home planet in the end." – Space Viking by Henry Beam Piper
  9. And Dora was not half so much opposed to Tom as Annie is to this unfortunate, nice, pleasant young doctor. – A Houseful of Girls by Sarah Tytler
  10. Mr. Ault never expressed his opinion of Mr. Mavick, but it became more and more apparent that their interests were opposed – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  11. They opposed him in every point he proposed. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  12. It was put forward by some who opposed the movement, that the old themselves would not like it. – The Fixed Period by Anthony Trollope
  13. We shall not breakfast today, the elements are opposed to it. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  14. The interest of the individual cannot be opposed to the interest of the State. – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  15. They in their turn opposed this, saying there was no need of so much hurry. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  16. On the 17th Mr. Smith came on board the Victory, being desired by Count Rosen to inquire whether, in the event of differences between Sweden and Norway, the hostile measures of Sweden would be opposed by Sir James, to which he replied that he was not authorised to make any opposition to such an attack, but that he did not consider himself justified in supporting it without having instructions from Government; at the same time Sir James received information by an officer who had been some time a prisoner at Christian Sand, representing that place as open to an attack in order to capture the merchant vessels therein, as well as the flotilla. – Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez. Vol II by Sir John Ross
  17. Augustin, who opposed this, had to give in to the crowd. – Saint Augustin by Louis Bertrand
  18. 8, 9, are alike opposed to it. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg
  19. " It seems to be a question between what I think best for my daughter as opposed to what you think best- for yourself," observed Adelaide. – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  20. I do not believe that Napoleon himself, with all his energy, and all his diligence, and all his intelligence, would have thought it possible to conduct a great war to which his Minister of War was opposed – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville

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