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Cost Shelter

Since almost all Negroes are workers, live on wages, and suffer from the high cost of food, clothing and shelter, it is obvious that the Republican and Democratic Parties are opposed to their interests.

- A. Philip Randolph

Week Star

The great thing about 'Battlestar' was that it was basically 'Star Wars' but once a week, as opposed to waiting for three years for the movie to come out. I was a huge 'Battlestar' fan.

- Aaron Douglas

Always Which

But I would have executed much greater things, had not government always opposed my exertions, and placed others in situations which would have suited my talents.

- Adam Weishaupt

Doing Interested

The camera is interested in what you are thinking as opposed to just what you are doing or saying.

- Ajay Naidu

Love Doing

I love doing film soundtracks and working with directors on how they want the scene to be portrayed on audio as opposed to visual. I like the collaborative effort of working with people.

- Al Jourgensen

Gift Other

It's almost a blessing when we meet people who naturally want to do the sort of things that are in high demand in society. What a gift to do that, as opposed to other people who would say, 'I want to be a novelist but actually I have to be an accountant.'

- Alain de Botton

Excited Badly

Working towards something you're excited about - as opposed to something that makes you feel badly about yourself - is what will keep you going back to the gym.

- Alison Sweeney


I'd like to say that parody is a celebration of a person's specific characteristics, as opposed to mockery.

- Ana Gasteyer

Obedience Expect

There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.

- Anatole Broyard

Think Stories

I would say try to tell stories that you care about as opposed to stories that you think will sell.

- Alan Ball

Nature Concerned

I am deeply concerned that, without peace and a two-state solution, the Jewish and democratic nature of Israel is in danger. That's why I have opposed Israel's settlement policy since 1973, and that's why I have favored a two-state solution since 1967.

- Alan Dershowitz

Think Yard

I don't want to be throwing the football on the front yard when I'm 75. I mean, I'm not opposed to men doing that. But I don't think it's gonna work for me.

- Alec Baldwin

Fur Violently

People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.

- Alexei Sayle

Think I Think

I think writing really helps you heal yourself. I think if you write long enough, you will be a healthy person. That is, if you write what you need to write, as opposed to what will make money, or what will make fame.

- Alice Walker

Church Use

As a former Catholic, and as someone who even today is not opposed to being called a Christian, I felt I had every right to use the symbols of the Church and resented being told not to.

- Andres Serrano

Whole Them

Children make you a better everything. Daughters open up a whole different sensibility to you. When you have children, it focuses you on them as opposed to on yourself.

- Andy Garcia

Take Give

So give me a turbulent world as opposed to a quiet world and I'll take the turbulent one.

- Andy Grove

Been Trump

I have, from the beginning, been opposed to Trump hiring any of his relatives. Americans don't like that; I don't like that. That's the one fascist thing he's done. Hiring his kids.

- Ann Coulter

Work Directly

Housework is work directly opposed to the possibility of human self-actualization.

- Ann Oakley

University Having

There are those who contend that it does not benefit African-Americans to get them into the University of Texas where they do not do well, as opposed to having them go to a less-advanced school, a slower-track school where they do well.

- Antonin Scalia

Law Enemy

By formally declaring anyone opposed to same-sex marriage an enemy of human decency, the majority arms well every challenger to a state law restricting marriage to its traditional definition.

- Antonin Scalia

Think Very

I am very much opposed to abortion personally. But I don't think it is the government's rule.

- Arlen Specter

Decision Making

I am opposed to anybody making a decision for you or me or anybody else about what health care plan we should have.

- Arlen Specter

Think Career

It's something that I think I'm going to have to fight against for most of my career, for people to take me seriously as an actor as opposed to a good-looking guy. It's not what I want to be known as.

- Armie Hammer

Which Feels

As a rule, I am lazy and prefer to avoid anything resembling work, and research feels like work, as opposed to my strong suit, which is sitting around making things up.

- Arthur Phillips

Think I Think

As marriage goes, I think most people sort of set being - you know getting married as the goal as opposed to being married.

- Ashton Kutcher

Studio Side

That's a different side of the brain going into the studio, as opposed to doing a live show, obviously.

- Charles Kelley

Liberal Democrats

Just as we Liberal Democrats opposed the flawed logic of that war in Iraq - we will oppose the flawed government claim that we have to surrender our fundamental rights in order to improve our security.

- Charles Kennedy

Conservative New

The conservative idea is not that government has no role. You might have argued that in the thirties when conservatives opposed the New Deal.

- Charles Krauthammer

Making Musical

We incorporate various electronic devices - the echo plugs and things like that. Actually, all we're trying to do is make that sound musical. As opposed to just making sounds, we do musical things with them.

- Chico Hamilton

Gift Technical

Free is really, you know, the gift of Silicon Valley to the world. It's an economic force, it's a technical force. It's a deflationary force, if not handled right. It is abundance, as opposed to scarcity.

- Chris Anderson

Weeks Set

It's a different thing shooting for 10 weeks in India as opposed to on a set on stage pretending you're in India.

- Chris Kattan

I Am Big

I am completely opposed to the concept of big data.

- Chris Toumazou

Aesthetic Needs

Usually all I care about is how elegant or over-the-top the pieces are, it's nice to really get to understand what the customer wants and needs as opposed to just focusing on the aesthetic.

- Christian Cota

Always Been

I've always been opposed to slaughtering, eating, and wearing carcasses.

- Christian Serratos

Never Preference

I never say I have a preference for one medium as opposed to another.

- Christine Baranski

Always Entrenched

Entrenched bureaucracies are always opposed to fundamental changes.

- Christopher Dodd

Think Side

I think it's a lot easier to tell a war story about two sides of a conflict with one another as opposed to one side in conflict with itself.

- Christopher McQuarrie

Other Blinds

Government and culture are two diametrically opposed forces - the one blinds and oppresses, the other uplifts and unites.

- Chuck D

Will Nail

I'm totally opposed to vouchers. I will fight them tooth and nail.

- Chuck Schumer

Play Feminine

Then I wanted the character to be feminine as opposed to effeminate. Because it's easy to be camp or queen. Anyone can do that. What's difficult is to play feminine.

- Cillian Murphy

Which Bourgeois

Bourgeois society is not fundamentally opposed to the bourgeois women's movement, which is proven by the fact that in various states reforms of private and public laws concerning women have been initiated.

- Clara Zetkin

News Always

People always want to pin yesterday's news on you, as opposed to asking you what you're going to do for the future, what you're doing today.

- Corey Feldman

Work More

There's a subtleness to camera work. You can really create intimate moments on camera, and sometimes that requires a little more precision from an actor because you have to pull people in as opposed to throwing it to them.

- Corey Reynolds

Over Telling

I'm self-deprecating - I spend a lot of time telling myself that things are OK, as opposed to having to tell myself to get over things.

- Courtney Barnett

Been Better Off

You're much better off to buy fresh fish from a market as opposed to buying something that's been frozen and processed and covered in breadcrumbs.

- Curtis Stone

Chance Having

The chance to work on Broadway choreography as opposed to having to deliver Broadway choreography can be two distinct things.

- Damian Woetzel

Kind Dad

My dad was vehemently opposed to electric guitars. He did not look on that kind of music as legitimate in any way.

- Dan Fogelberg

Love Play

You love for a quarterback to sometimes make the decision as the rush is coming and make the decision as the play, as opposed to where that computer is hitting it fast and he's knowing where to go with the ball at the right time.

- Dan Quinn

Art Making

It's true that there are people who live the idea of being an artist, as opposed to the idea of making art.

- Daniel Alarcon

Interesting Comics

I'm not opposed to comics on the Internet. It's just not interesting to me.

- Daniel Clowes

Away Held

Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred.

- Daniel De Leon

Lunch Always

It's always imperative to improve and to remain dynamic - or you'll become lunch, as opposed to serving it.

- Danny Meyer

Woman Doing

I'm not opposed to doing science fiction or comedy, but there has to be respect. I refuse to be the joke, the fat woman joke, in any movie. I've turned down roles.

- Darlene Cates

Mind Which

As filmmakers, we can show where a person's mind goes, as opposed to theater, which is more to sit back and watch it.

- Darren Aronofsky

Want Over

I want to emphasize that I am not opposed to pipelines. We already have hundreds of them in our state. I am opposed to the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline route because it is directly over the Ogallala Aquifer.

- Dave Heineman

Deal Brought

I opposed Clinton's budget deal in 1997 because he brought in $115 billion cut in Medicare that created greater pressure for providers not to participate.

- Dave Obey

Emotional About

The discussion about energy options tends to be an intensely emotional, polarised, mistrustful, and destructive one. Every option is strongly opposed: the public seem to be anti-wind, anti-coal, anti-waste-to-energy, anti-tidal-barrages, anti-carbon-tax, and anti-nuclear.

- David J. C. MacKay

Then Prose

If there's anything I'm keen to get better at in my writing, then it's the writing of prose as opposed to the writing of dialogue.

- David Nicholls

Jews Zionism

When modern political Zionism emerged around the turn of the twentieth century, most Orthodox Jews opposed it.

- David Novak

Politics Before

Even before the missteps that I've had, I was never going to run for office. My family is adamantly opposed to it, and frankly, my politics don't necessarily work for the primaries of either of our parties.

- David Petraeus

Always Unease

Well, I guess my unease with that is... I'm always a little uneasy with that phrase - smooth jazz, as opposed to what?

- David Sanborn

Nine Which

Cantonese, which has up to nine tones as opposed to the five in Mandarin, is much more versatile and one of the richest dialects in Chinese.

- David Tang

My Life Goes

I sensed that my life was better when I focused on things that were working as opposed to focusing on the long list that goes wrong, but I wanted to know if there was any validity to that.

- Deborah Norville

Surprise Hunt

Searching is half the fun: life is much more manageable when thought of as a scavenger hunt as opposed to a surprise party.

- Jimmy Buffett

Politics Behind

You can unite behind a candidate and a vision for America without rejecting another candidate and their vision, because in real life, opposed to party politics, we Democrats are on the same side.

- Joe Andrew

I Am Hatred

I am opposed to war, to killing people, to any kind of hatred and violence.

- John Boyne

Been Making

Most of the bad taste I've been accused of has been generic bad taste; it's been making fun of an idea as opposed to a person.

- John Cleese

Going Move

I'm not opposed to adoption. It's not in my immediate future because I'm on the move a lot and if I were going to be father I would like to be more grounded.

- John Corbett

England Composer

I find respect for a mediocre British composer, as opposed to a really good American, ridiculous because they automatically respect a composer if he's from England.

- John Corigliano

Far Guys

As far as I know, the guys at Pixar are opposed to a Monsters, Inc. sequel.

- John Goodman

Truth Actual

I am someone who values truth - actual truth as opposed to 'truthiness.'

- John Hodgman

Alcohol Period

It's absolutely absurd to even consider voting on Sunday alcohol sales. I am opposed to alcohol period. It doesn't do anybody any good in the long run. It's a dangerous drug.

- John Hunter

Always Been

I've always been a glass-half-full as opposed to a glass-half-empty, and the day that changes is the day I should leave.

- John Key

Based Private

Unionization, as opposed to communism, presupposes the relation of employment; it is based upon the wage system and it recognizes fully and unreservedly the institution of private property and the right to investment profit.

- John L. Lewis

Still Laws

I'm still strongly opposed to antismoking laws, strongly opposed to any law that regulates personal behavior.

- John Perry Barlow

Art Which

The art which we may call generally art of the wayside, as opposed to that which is the business of men's lives, is, in the best sense of the word, Grotesque.

- John Ruskin

Doing Wanting

I'm perfectly fine with the fact that lots of young folks are wanting to watch anime and read manga. I'm perfectly happy that they are doing things online, reading there as opposed to traditional print magazines.

- John Scalzi

Which Bush

The Bush administration staunchly opposed legislation which would preserve overtime pay for all workers.

- John Sweeney

Play Activity

Award trophies, as opposed to letting the players define and claim their own. Ultimately, pay them to play so that their activity not only resembles work but is work.

- John Thorn

Law Coordinate

Nobody is opposed to paying taxes; governments need to coordinate, work together and simplify the law.

- Jon Oringer

Important Die

If I die and am worth $50 million as opposed to $3 billion, it is really not important.

- Jorge M. Perez

Give Took

The last really expensive trip we took was so uncomfortable. It's so lazy. I want somebody to give me a great $30 massage as opposed to a bad $265 massage.

- Josh Brolin

Doing Pilot

When you're doing a pilot, you're doing it in this bubble that almost works against the creative impulse. You don't have time to get to know the actors first, and you have three writers, as opposed to a room full of writers.

- Josh Gad

Religious Some

Anyone with sincere religious beliefs cannot say that all religions are true. That is so illogical it is pathetic. All religion cannot be true because some of them are so diametrically opposed to each other.

- Josh McDowell

Adversity Level

The moment we believe that success is determined by an ingrained level of ability as opposed to resilience and hard work, we will be brittle in the face of adversity.

- Joshua Waitzkin

Never Been

I have never been opposed to earmarks.

- Judd Gregg

Love I Love

I'm not opposed to auditioning. I love auditioning. It's one of my favorite things.

- Judy Greer


The fact is, I'm opposed to coalitions.

- Justin Trudeau

Mental Practically

Do you not see, first, that - as a mental abstract - physical force is directly opposed to morality; and secondly, that it practically drives out of existence the moral forces?

- Auberon Herbert

Very Films

There's something very important about films about black women and girls being made by black women. It's a reflection as opposed to an interpretation.

- Ava DuVernay

Think Rap

I think rap in general allows you to be more lyrically expressive. It's a lot easier to state your identity, as opposed to with a guitar making all these weird metaphors.

- Awkwafina

United States Iraq

There are patriots who opposed the war in Iraq and there are patriots who supported the war in Iraq. We are one people, all of us pledging allegiance to the stars and stripes, all of us defending the United States of America.

- Barack Obama

Environmental Made

In every case, the environmental hazards were made known only by independent scientists, who were often bitterly opposed by the corporations responsible for the hazards.

- Barry Commoner

Work Abroad

The focus of my administration is, if somebody decides to work abroad, then it has to be from choice as opposed to necessity.

- Benigno Aquino III

Comedy Putting

I'm not opposed to putting myself in danger for meaningless comedy.

- H. Jon Benjamin

Hours Still

I still manage to spend around 40 hours a week at work but it is a lot more focused on what can make money as opposed to what makes me look good in the papers.

- Benjamin Cohen

Code Senator

As a Senator I am opposed to duelling. As Ben. Wade, I recognize the code.

- Benjamin F. Wade

Proud Were

I was proud of the youths who opposed the war in Vietnam because they were my babies.

- Benjamin Spock

Think How

I think it's fair to ask how truthful a film is as opposed to how factual it is.

- Bennett Miller