"The truth is that I oppose the Iraq war, just as I opposed the Vietnam War, because these two conflicts have weakened the U.S. and diminished our standing in the world and our national security."
"And why do we, who say we oppose tyranny and demand freedom of speech, allow people to go to prison and be vilified, and magazines to be closed down on the spot, for suggesting another version of history."
"I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life."
"We must oppose programs that would take food from the mouths of younger generations to buy prescription drugs for old people, and we must do it... for the children."
"The reason men oppose progress is not that they hate progress, but that they love inertia."
"Americans oppose Obamacare because they understand that it is inconsistent with our liberties and our idea of limited government and that it will destroy the best health care system in the world."
"Men often oppose a thing merely because they have had no agency in planning it, or because it may have been planned by those whom they dislike."
"I think every religious person should have a deep sense of respect for other people's religious documents and religious symbols just as we were deeply opposed to the Taliban destroying the two historic buddhas which they blew up. So I think we ought to all oppose burning the Koran."
"Howard Dean has been successful because he was clear in his opposition to the war. People appreciate a politician with the courage to say, I oppose this war."
"Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?"