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Picture quote by Marc Chagall about friend

All colors are the friends of their neighbors and the lovers of their opposites. ⏤ Marc Chagall


Picture quote by Leo Buscaglia about love

I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate - it's apathy. ⏤ Leo Buscaglia


Picture quote by Rollo May about courage

The opposite of courage in our society isn't cowardice, its conformity. ⏤ Rollo May


Picture quote by Robert Kiyosaki about success

Watch what the idiots are doing, and do the opposite. ⏤ Robert Kiyosaki


Picture quote by Unknown about contrast

Stars can't shine without darkness. ⏤ Unknown


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I have a very strong feeling that the opposite of love is not hate -- it's apathy. It's not giving a damn.

Leo Buscaglia, author

The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.

Elie Wiesel, novelist

One does a whole painting for one peach and people think just the opposite - that particular peach is but a detail.

Pablo Picasso, painter

He who is of calm and happy nature will hardly feel the pressure of age, but to him who is of an opposite disposition youth and age are equally a burden.

Plato, philosopher

Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.

Coco Chanel, fashion designer

And, of course, they've always condemned dancing. You know, you might touch a member of the opposite sex. And you might get excited and you might do something natural.

Frank McCourt, author

Why lie? I'm not going to be a hypocrite and say the opposite of what I think, like some others do.

Cristiano Ronaldo, footballer

Dressing up is a bore. At a certain age, you decorate yourself to attract the opposite sex, and at a certain age, I did that. But I'm past that age.

Katharine Hepburn, actress

And the attitude of faith is the very opposite of clinging to belief, of holding on.

Alan Watts, philosopher

Darling: the popular form of address used in speaking to a member of the opposite sex whose name you cannot at the moment remember.

Oliver Herford, author

In athletics, older runners tend to go for longer races, but it's the opposite in swimming because your body can't handle the endurance.

Kirsty Coventry, athlete

Actors do tend to get pigeonholed. People want to know who you are so they can put you in a box. It's lovely to be known for such diametrically opposite roles.

Tom Hiddleston, actor

The opposite of war is not peace, it's creation.

Jonathan Larson, composer

Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.

E. F. Schumacher, economist

Reverse every natural instinct and do the opposite of what you are inclined to do, and you will probably come very close to having a perfect golf swing.

Ben Hogan, athlete

You don't want to shock them and do something totally opposite, but you also want to play a different character.

Ray Romano, actor

Solitude gives birth to the original in us, to beauty unfamiliar and perilous - to poetry. But also, it gives birth to the opposite: to the perverse, the illicit, the absurd.

Thomas Mann, writer

If you fall in love with someone gay and you're the opposite gender, it's not going to work.

Rosie O'Donnell, comedian

In the beginning, people think vulnerability will make you weak, but it does the opposite. It shows you're strong enough to care.

Victoria Pratt, actress

There's more to light than the opposite of dark.

Ric Ocasek, musician

It always amazed me that he was able to do it, and that Orson Welles was able to do it. I never understood it because the talents are absolutely opposite - polar opposites.

Mark Rydell, director

In society, one doesn't tell the truth, one tells the exact opposite.

Nelson Eddy, musician

I love my accent, I thought it was useful in Gone In 60 Seconds because the standard villain is upper class or Cockney. My Northern accent would be an odd clash opposite Nic Cage.

Christopher Eccleston, actor

The opposite of a fact is falsehood, but the opposite of one profound truth may very well be another profound truth.

Niels Bohr, physicist

The opposite of love is indifference, and the opposite of happiness is boredom.

Tim Ferriss, author

Well, in some ways I had sort of the opposite experience of other people that are sort of dreaming of being in a rock band. I was dreaming of like corporate lunches and just like, and I'm not really joking. Like the whole idea to me was really appealing.

Carrie Brownstein, musician

I think books with weak or translucent plots can survive if the character being drawn along the path is rich, interesting and multi-faceted. The opposite is not true.

Michael Connelly, author

I've made an odd discovery. Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that happiness is no longer a possibility. Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

What is the opposite of two? A lonely me, a lonely you.

Richard Wilbur, poet

Look, I don't want to wax philosophic, but I will say that if you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive.

Mel Brooks, comedian

The beauty of "spacing" children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.

Sydney J. Harris, journalist

Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.

Edward Albee, dramatist

A sister is both your mirror - and your opposite.

Elizabeth Fishel, writer

Marriage resembles a pair of shears, so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions, yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.

Sydney Smith, clergyman

What is wanted is not the will to believe, but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.

Bertrand Russell, philosopher

Now all oscillatory movements of such an electron can be conceived of as being split up into force, and two circular oscillations perpendicular to this direction rotating in opposite directions.

Pieter Zeeman, physicist

The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night, ceased this morning. We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further, stopped for the night at Piper's landing, opposite another island.

Meriwether Lewis, explorer

We have more media than ever and more technology in our lives. It's supposed to help us communicate, but it has the opposite effect of isolating us.

Tracy Chapman, musician

In Shakespearean tragedy the main source of the convulsion which produces suffering and death is never good: good contributes to this convulsion only from its tragic implication with its opposite in one and the same character.

Andrew Coyle Bradley, judge

It's the opposite journey from what I've usually done with films. I find it very easy to go from, say, a lit, pleasurable environment, like what you see outside there, to a very dark place. But the opposite journey, which is what this movie takes, is much more complicated.

Neil Jordan, director

If and when we get married, only a completely opposite system will prevail.

David O. Selznick,

The script will point you in certain directions and I go the opposite if I can. I try do do one thing and tell a different story with my eyes. I believe what's more interesting is always what's not being said.

Robert Carlyle, director

Whatever anyone says, I think the opposite will happen.

Jessica Chastain, actress

For me, the opposite of scarcity is not abundance. It's enough. I'm enough. My kids are enough.

Brene Brown, researcher

There is no uncreated being except God. God has no opposite.

C. S. Lewis, writer

I invented my life by taking for granted that everything I did not like would have an opposite, which I would like.

Coco Chanel, fashion designer

Of the opposite sex, I have the moustache and, in general, the face.

Frida Kahlo, artist

Anger is energising. The opposite of anger is depression, which is anger turned inward.

Gloria Steinem, activist

Opposite to godliness is atheism in profession, and idolatry in practice. Atheism is so senseless and odious to mankind, that it never had many professors.

Isaac Newton, mathematician

I do acupuncture. Because it really helps. It is the opposite of Botox. Botox blocks, and acupuncture moves.

Monica Bellucci, actress

The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy.

Mehmet Oz,

The older you get, the more you realize you're drifting toward a direction, and sometimes your significant other drifts into an opposite direction. You can't blame anybody for it.

Dido Armstrong, musician

But Contra la Puerta was done mostly in the opposite way, starting with sounds and melodies.

Jim Coleman, actor

Bush is going in the wrong way. And I dare say, that is what the strategy of his administration is, is just to wipe out government's purpose for any social and economic justice at all. And I'm going to take the country in an opposite direction than he's taking it.

Dennis Kucinich, politician

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?

Paul Harvey, journalist

To succeed with the opposite sex, tell her you're impotent. She can't wait to disprove it.

Cary Grant, actor

Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite - getting something down.

Julia Cameron, author

The politician is an acrobat. He keeps his balance by saying the opposite of what he does.

Maurice Barres, politician

I think you kind of hope for people to gush over movies, but I think the opposite way is great sometimes, too. I'd rather have a movie that you're angry about and that you're talking about the next day, than something you forget about when the popcorn goes into the trash.

Gabriel Mann, actor

In the business world, lower profits reflect less demand for your product. But in government the opposite is true - demand for our services increases in hard times.

Sonny Perdue, politician

There are a lot of female artists my age around at the moment, but they're all American and blonde and blue-eyed and smiley. I'm totally the opposite of that. I want to show a bit more attitude and I have an opinion.

Samantha Mumba, musician

When some people get parts, they feel they can now relax, but for me it was always the opposite. Sometimes before I do a movie or before I act out a scene, I may not sleep well the night before. If I don't know what the scene is about, I might get all worked up.

Benicio Del Toro, actor

In horror movies today it's lots of fast cut shot and lots of loud noises on the soundtrack. I tried to do the opposite. Playing with silence for instance.

Alejandro Amenabar, director

Well, now we have exactly the same situation as at the beginning of the race, only exactly opposite.

Murray Walker, entertainer

Those artists who say that somehow therapy or analysis will thwart their creativity are completely misinformed. It's absolutely the opposite: it opens closed doors.

Paul Schrader, director

You know, people always think if you start out as a film editor, you shoot less footage. Actually, just the opposite is true. I tend to grab as much coverage as I can because as a former editor I know how important it is to have those few frames.

Robert Wise, producer

If someone gives you so-called good advice, do the opposite; you can be sure it will be the right thing nine out of 10 times.

Anselm Feuerbach, artist

The fate of every democracy, of every government based on the sovereignty of the people, depends on the choices it makes between these opposite principles, absolute power on the one hand, and on the other the restraints of legality and the authority of tradition.

John Acton, historian

We're probably the opposite of the Osbournes. We run a very tight ship.

Hulk Hogan, celebrity

The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that's it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test.

Joan Chen, actress

Peace, of course, is different from divorce; indeed, in essential respects, divorce is the opposite of peace.

Douglas Feith, public servant

This would be a distortion of their meaning, since the pictures are intimate and intense, and are the opposite of what is decorative; and have been painted in a scale of normal living rather than an institutional scale.

Mark Rothko, artist

Man can certainly flee from God... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate.

Karl Barth, theologian

Agitate! Agitate! Ought to be the motto of every reformer. Agitation is the opposite of stagnation - the one is life, the other death.

Ernestine L. Rose,

Quite the opposite. I might fall on my face, but I feel born again.

Richard Foreman, playwright

In the animation world, people who understand pencils and paper usually aren't computer people, and the computer people usually aren't the artistic people, so they always stand on opposite sides of the line.

Don Bluth, animator

I had a very diametrically opposite set of parents.

Bill Griffith, cartoonist

People think that being on Star Trek is career suicide, but it's really just the opposite.

Brent Spiner, actor

It's a character I've created. Actually, that's pretty much the opposite of me, off a farm in the Midwest.

Douglas Wilson, entertainer

What a thrill it was to play opposite Maurice Evans in this brilliant, dazzling musical, based on the life of two of the greatest personalities in stage history.

Dinah Sheridan, actress

I would love to have a part opposite a great actor - like, say, Pacino or De Niro or Hoffman. And to work with a top director. That's my dream.

Jon Lovitz, actor

And then also I think it's harder for women because comedy is so opposite of being ladylike.

Wanda Sykes, comedian

The satirical direction I have chosen is an indication of my disappointment in man, which is the opposite way of saying that I have high expectations for the human race.

Jack Levine, artist

I was just talking about women, just in terms of understanding them as much as we can ever understand the opposite sex. I'm trying to let go of certain male approaches to things that you inherit, that you grow up with.

Fred Ward, actor

Sometimes there are two very opposite directions, and we go with the stronger one at the end. It's an impulse thing, like, 'Oh, I love both so much, but it's got to be one or the other because the two don't work together.'

Marc Jacobs, designer

For a traveler going from any place toward the north, that pole of the daily rotation gradually climbs higher, while the opposite pole drops down an equal amount.

Nicolaus Copernicus, scientist

Stunted varieties were generally chosen, particularly if they had the side branches opposite or regular, for much depends upon this; a one-sided tree is of no value in the eyes of the Chinese.

Robert Fortune, scientist

My first speaking part was to read for John Forsythe for Bachelor Father. I was the lead, opposite him.

Linda Evans, actress

I think in the past I think I probably was a little too diverse, probably went from one spectrum to the complete opposite and confusing people.

Marc Almond, musician

I decided law was the exact opposite of sex; even when it was good, it was lousy.

Mortimer Zuckerman, publisher

However, the models also predict unambiguously that the atmosphere is warming faster than the surface of the earth; but all the available observational data unambiguously shows the opposite!

David Douglass, physicist

We began intercepting Japanese radio transmissions, which indicated the two forces were very close to each other. We found out later that we were moving in opposite directions and passed each other by 32 miles.

Jack Adams, athlete

Anyone who claims to be good at lying is obviously bad at lying. Thus - as a writer myself - I cannot comment on whether or not writers are exceptionally good liars, because whatever I said would actually mean its complete opposite.

Chuck Klosterman, critic

The New York Times' was enigmatic: 'Some unimaginable gravitational force is pulling our entire galaxy in the opposite direction.' End of article. If you stop and think about that, we are recreating ourselves.

Dwight Schultz, actor

People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words.

Felix Mendelssohn, composer

The corporate woman has been defined as the 'liberated woman' and I see that as the exact opposite. I think she now is more enslaved, maybe even more than the housewife was; because she's so out of her power, and imitating male power is not female power.

Kenny Loggins, musician

As the earth spins through space, a view from above the North Pole would encompass most of the wealth of the world - most of its food, productive machines, doctors, engineers and teachers. A view from the opposite pole would encompass most of the world's poor.

Barry Commoner, scientist

We must have more union members in this country to fight the political and business forces that are undermining workers in this country. The AFL-CIO has chosen the opposite approach by planning to throw even more money at politicians.

James P. Hoffa, businessman

I don't mind if somebody comes up to me and shakes my hand, but if I'm in the middle of a restaurant and somebody asks me for a picture, I can be a jerk and say no, or I can say yes and draw more attention to myself, which is exactly the opposite of what I want.

Macaulay Culkin, actor

I think Michael Crawford realised, I think we all realised, once we'd gone the route of casting a very young girl, you can't really cast a 65 year old man opposite. Slightly different resonance I think. No, we weren't going to go there. We'd have Jack Nicholson in the lead.

Andrew Lloyd Webber, composer

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