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Opposition is not necessarily enmity; it is merely misused and made an occasion for enmity. - Sigmund Freud

There is no occasion for women to consider themselves subordinate or inferior to men. - Mohandas K. 'Mahatma' Gandhi

For as the interposition of a rivulet, however small, will occasion the line of the phalanx to fluctuate, so any trifling disagreement will be the cause of sedition; but they will not so soon flow from anything else as from the disagreement between virtue and vice, and next to that between poverty and riches. - Aristotle [Aristoteles]

May we so love as never to have occasion to repent of our love! - Henry David Thoreau

Whoever desires to found a state and give it laws, must start with assuming that all men are bad and ever ready to display their vicious nature, whenever they may find occasion for it. - Niccolo Machiavelli

To yield to occasion is the mark of a wise man. - Cicero [Marcus Tullius Cicero]

Who lets slip fortune, her shall never find: Occasion once past by, is bald behind. - Abraham Cowley

The happiest lot for a man, as far as birth is concerned, is that it should be such as to give him but little occasion to think much about it. - Richard Whately

Determine never to be idle. No person will have occasion to complain of the want of time who never loses any. It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing. - Thomas Jefferson