Fearfulness, contrary to all other vices, maketh a man think the better of another, the worse of himself.
Never walk away from failure. On the contrary, study it carefully and imaginatively for its hidden assets.
Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
Patience is not active; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.
The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest.
Imagination grows by exercise, and contrary to common belief, is more powerful in the mature than in the young.
All concord's born of contraries.
Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.
When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.