Opponent Quotes

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Stephen Jay Gould
“The most important tactic in an argument next to being right is to leave an escape hatch for your opponent so that he can gracefully swing over to your side without an embarrassing loss of face.”
Stephen Jay Gould

Friedrich Nietzsche
“At times one remains faithful to a cause only because its opponents do not cease to be insipid.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

“Resistance is a sign that shows you're going the right way”
Constance Friday

Alex Morritt
“When a political opponent resorts to the racist card, it's a sure sign of moral bankruptcy: there's no decent argument left in the armoury.”
Alex Morritt, Impromptu Scribe

“It is impossible to win a contest with a helpless opponent since if you win you have won nothing.”
Jay Haley

Toba Beta
“One thing that makes aikido is so powerful,
it utilizes power of opponents to win the fight.”
Toba Beta

“Today's enemies can be your friends tomorrow. And today's friends can be tomorrow's enemies.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Miyamoto Musashi
“Becoming the opponent means you should put yourself in an opponent's place and think from the opponent's point of view.”
Miyamoto Musashi, The Book of Five Rings

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“. . . what matters in combat is adaptability, boldness and maintaining A cool exterior, whilst penetrating your enemy's soul with An icy cold stare
- Diary of A Combat Fiend”
Soke Behzad Ahmadi & Denise Itchikawa, Dirty Fighting : Lethal Okinawan Karate

Tamuna Tsertsvadze
“Before picking fights, learn to assess your opponents.”
Tamuna Tsertsvadze, Galaxy Pirates

Soke Behzad Ahmadi
“The purpose of Karate is to guide you out of trouble by any means necessary, both in actual combat and in life”
Soke behzad Ahmadi

Girdhar Joshi
“When two people fight, they think less and speak more. They don’t listen to the opponent. They draw their own conclusions.”
Girdhar Joshi, Some Mistakes Have No Pardon

Marushia Dark
“If you go about dehumanizing your opponents […] you're never going to convince them to change.”
Marushia Dark, Thelema: Book 0 - The Fool

Girdhar Joshi
“if the opponent praises you … you will not believe, you will take it as sarcasm. And, if the opponent curses you and criticizes you, you will not only believe it, you will take it as if he had made a declaration over a notarized stamped paper. So granted and guaranteed.”
Girdhar Joshi, Some Mistakes Have No Pardon

Amit Kalantri
“You are a worthy competitor, the best rival I ever encountered, it is an honour to be your opponent, you are better than me at many things, but you cannot beat me at politeness.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

“Sqauash is the only gane where you call your ‘opponent’ a ‘partner’, and both of you play on the same side!”
Sandeep Sahajpal

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Our denial of our weakness is as profitable to our opponents as our unawareness of our strength.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Awdhesh Singh
“Eye-for-eye’ policy works well when you are stronger than the one who has hurt you. When your opponent is more powerful than you, ‘offer your other cheek’ law often works better.”
Awdhesh Singh, 31 Ways to Happiness

“Politics is cheap if you use it wisely.”
Saminu Kanti

“To win you have to score one more goal than your opponent.”
Johan Cruijff

“Without Your Opponent, You are no Victor.”
Anajo Black

“Sqauash is the only game where you call your ‘opponent’ a ‘partner’, and both of you play on the same side!”
Sandeep Sahajpal

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Our weakness is our opponent’s strength.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Your opponent never knows what you have in mind, until you make the first move.”
Alan Maiccon

Stewart Stafford
“Very often the most-fanatical opponents of a theory or dogma can be crowned its greatest champion when personal circumstances or the prevailing societal wind changes. Once-heretical ideas now directly suit their purpose.”
Stewart Stafford

Ravi Zacharias
“The goal in most conflicts is to destroy your opponent. The goal in apologetics is to win your opponent.”
Ravi Zacharias

“Always respect your opponents because they are enemies you have generated. The reason why they look like enemies is that we are all contestants who want to reach a common goal, that’s all.
-Red White Love: The Love of Liverpool FC”
Mustafa Dönmez

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“Do your best and take your rest. He who fights and recharges is poised to discharge his opponent.”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1

Sijin BT
“A football player must not complain about obstacles. Blocking you from scoring is your opponents’ dharma. Blocking your opponents from scoring is your dharma. Those who succeed in breaking opponents’ dharma wins ultimately.”
Sijin Bt

“When you are in the ring, do not show your opponent that you are scared of them.”
Nkahloleng Eric Mohlala

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