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There are trivial truths, and there are great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true. - Niels Henrik David Bohr


It is a common enough case, that of a man being suddenly captivated by a woman nearly the opposite of his ideal. - George Eliot


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 [Platon]


The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie. - Susan Sontag


All the principles of sceptics, stoics, atheists, etc., are true. But their conclusions are false, because the opposite principles are also true. - Blaise Pascal


Take the course opposite to custom and you will almost always do well. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau


There are two kinds of truth, small truth and great truth. You can recognize a small truth because its opposite is a falsehood. The opposite of a great truth is another truth. - Niels Henrik David Bohr


While fools shun one set of faults they run into the opposite one. - Horace [Quintus Horacius Flaccus]


Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith. - Paul Johannes Tillich