I have always felt that a politician is to be judged by the animosities he excites among his opponents. - Sir Winston Churchill
The hushing of the criticism of honest opponents is a dangerous thing. It leads some of the best of the critics to unfortunate silence and paralysis of effort, and others to burst into speech so passionately and intemperately as to lose listeners. - W.E.B. Du Bois
Your opponents do not want you to persevere;they are afraid you will succeed.Your allies want you to persevere;they will benefit from your success. - Matshona Dhliwayo
By March 1918, Lenin's Bolshevik regime, then just five months old, had knowingly killed more of its political opponents than Czarist Russia had in the whole preceding century.
Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the draught. - Dwight W. Morrow
In civilized societies, if you are offended by a cartoon, you do not burn flags, take up guns and raid buildings, chant death to your opponents, or threaten suicide bombings. You write a letter to the editor. - Michelle Malkin
I offer my opponents a bargain: if they will stop telling lies about us, I will stop telling the truth about them - Adlai E. Stevenson II
Hatred of enemies is easier and more intense than love of friends. But from men who are more anxious to injure opponents than to benefit the world at large no great good is to be expected.
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them to see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it. - Max Planck
Many, if not all, of my presidential opponents are certifiable idiots.
What is objectionable, what is dangerous, about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents.
You will meet many opponents in your time that will come face to face with your flaws, trust the chaos ~ pain & confusion is the pathway to break open and become free. - Nikki Rowe
What is objectionable, what is dangerous about extremists is not that they are extreme, but that they are intolerant. The evil is not what they say about their cause, but what they say about their opponents. - Robert F. Kennedy
To be a great warrior is not enough. Flesh and blood, however skilled, can be destroyed... you must be more than just a man in minds of your opponents. - Compton Gage
Fundamentalism's strident denunciation of its opponents is a sign of its weakness, its dogmatic authoritarianism is a pathological mutation of faith. - Alan Aldridge
At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid. - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you kill, kidnap & rape your opponents claiming that you're fighting the terrorist that is not exist!Soon it'll be existing as you're sowing it!Miserable Egypt! - Dr. Muhammad Abdul Mohsin
Unity is a great thing and a great slogan. But what the workers’ cause needs is the unity of Marxists, not unity between Marxists, and opponents and distorters of Marxism. - Vladimir Ilyich Lenin
When opponents of evolution object that human beings are not mere apes, they are correct. We are also part bee. - Jonathan Haidt
Your neighbors are not all sheep. Your political opponents are not all evil or fools. Try talking to those you despise. They are your fellow citizens. And together, we are not lesser than any "greatest generation.". - David Brin
When men are brought face to face with their opponents, forced to listen and learn and mend their ideas, they cease to be children and savages and begin to live like civilized men. Then only is freedom a reality, when men may voice their opinions because they must examine their opinions. - Walter Lippmann
Any party which takes credit for the rain must not be surprised if its opponents blame it for the drought. - Dwight D. Morrow
Even the strongest of opponents always has a weakness.-Itachi Uchiha - Masashi Kishimoto
Is that your reason for fighting?! We're different!!! We fight for the sake of our injured friends!!! No matter if our opponents are humans, demons, or even gods!!! - Hiro Mashima