I regard the principle of conscription of life as a flat contradiction of all our cherished ideals of individual freedom, democratic liberty and Christian teaching.
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.
The contradictions are what make human behavior so maddening and yet so fascinating, all at the same time.
I've always been drawn to tormented people full of contradictions.
I think people have to choose between living with contradictions or painting themselves into a corner. I have a lot of contradictions.
Even though I make those movies, I find myself wishing that more of those magic moments could happen in real life.
Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong.
Such, Polly, are your sex - part truth, part fiction; - Some thought, much whim and all a contradiction.
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.
I try to take people one at a time, with all the contradictions and compromises that most of us live with.
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.
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.
The exercise of authority over the same area by two States is a contradiction.
We must be physicists in order to be creative since so far codes of values and ideals have been constructed in ignorance of physics or even in contradiction to physics.
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
Wizard's Ninth Rule A contradiction can not exist in reality. Not in part, nor in whole.
I now add, farther, that the apostles argument is so far from proving it to be the duty of people to obey, and submit to, such rulers as act in contradiction to the public good, and so to the design of their office, that it proves the direct contrary.
The market came with the dawn of civilization and it is not an invention of capitalism. ... If it leads to improving the well-being of the people there is no contradiction with socialism.
The opera tells the story with all the built-in contradictions and from many different angles.
Darwinism as presented by Darwin contradicted idealistic philosophy, and this contradiction grew deeper with the development of its materialist teaching.
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