1. 10

    Fearfulness, contrary to all other vices, maketh a man think the better of another, the worse of himself.

  2. 9

    Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.

  3. 8

    Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.

  4. 7

    Patience is not active; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.

  5. 6

    The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest.

  6. 5

    Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.

  7. 4

    All concord's born of contraries.

  8. 3

    Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.

  9. 2

    Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.

  10. 1

    When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.