When the mind is empty, silent, when it is in a state of complete negation — which is not blankness, nor the opposite of being positive, but a totally different state in which all thought has ceased — only then is it possible for that which is unnameable to come into being.
The opposite of anger is not calmness, its empathy.
Some people think luxury is the opposite of poverty. It is not. It is the opposite of vulgarity.
Be kind. It's worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them. If you allow yourself to be somewhat curious — and if you get into the habit of doing that — it's the first step to being open minded and realizing that your points of view aren't totally opposite.
It is funny that men who are supposed to be scientific cannot get themselves to realise the basic principle of physics, that action and reaction are equal and opposite, that when you persecute people you always rouse them to be strong and stronger.
Everything that Eddie has said about me is the total opposite of what really happened. Eddie says I wanted to be a solo artist. No, Eddie wanted to be a solo artist.
A lot of my emotional issues come from dealing with the opposite sex. I've come to terms with the fact that I'll be retired before I can finally enter into a healthy relationship.
I might act like it's an accident but the opposite is true. I'm incredibly calculated when it comes to my career.
The opposite of courage in our society is not cowardice, it is conformity.
Opposite — quotes and aphorisms
The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That's nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference.
Not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.
Under capitalism, man exploits man. Under communism, it's just the opposite.