I try to take people one at a time, with all the contradictions and compromises that most of us live with.
Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.
How can what an Englishman believes be hearsay? It is a contradiction in terms.
Woman's at best a contradiction still.
I am absolutely opposed to a national ID card. This is a total contradiction of what a free society is all about. The purpose of government is to protect the secrecy and the privacy of all individuals, not the secrecy of government. We don't need a national ID card.
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.
We are only falsehood, duplicity, contradiction; we both conceal and disguise ourselves from ourselves.
Is it not a species of blasphemy to call the New Testament revealed religion, when we see in it such contradictions and absurdities.
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
Christians who have influence in political life must feel as individuals responsibility in front of their own faith. And the duty of encouraging laws that are not in contradiction with the Commandments comes within the mission of the Church.
I've always been drawn to tormented people full of contradictions.
We have to acknowledge peace is in danger and mankind still has not realised the priority to be given to world dialogue versus armed contradiction and bloodshed.
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their taste or their humor, to once from their reason.
What an antithetical mind! - tenderness, roughness - delicacy, coarseness - sentiment, sensuality - soaring and groveling, dirt and deity - all mixed up in that one compound of inspired clay!
All concord's born of contraries.
Such, Polly, are your sex - part truth, part fiction; - Some thought, much whim and all a contradiction.
In formal logic, a contradiction is the signal of defeat, but in the evolution of real knowledge it marks the first step in progress toward a victory.
That man is a creature who needs order yet yearns for change is the creative contradiction at the heart of the laws which structure his conformity and define his deviancy.
The contradictions are what make human behavior so maddening and yet so fascinating, all at the same time.
The essence of humanity's spiritual dilemma is that we evolved genetically to accept one truth and discovered another. Is there a way to erase the dilemma, to resolve the contradictions between the transcendentalist and the empiricist world views?
Propositions show what they say: tautologies and contradictions show that they say nothing.
The cardinal responsibility of leadership is to identify the dominant contradiction at each point of the historical process and to work out a central line to resolve it.
I think people have to choose between living with contradictions or painting themselves into a corner. I have a lot of contradictions.
There is, I conceive, no contradiction in believing that mind is at once the cause of matter and of the development of individualised human minds through the agency of matter
Life is never free of contradictions
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