Quotation Explorer - 'Contradiction'

All religions, in their pure form, will tell you God is Love. And power, fear, division, judgment, oppression, hatred and self-righteousness are the opposite of Love. So going to war, for example, in the name of religion, is a complete contradiction. No pure religious leader would ever support this. - The Truth
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife. - Douglas Adams
Self-development is a contradiction in terms Personal development is the way. - Frank Ra
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong deisre to live taking the form of a readiness to die. - G. K. Chesterton
Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms. - Groucho Marx
l'oubli dont je commençais à sentir la force et qui est un si puissant instrument d'adaptation à la réalité parce qu'il détruit peu à peu le passé survivant qui est en constante contradiction avec elle. - Marcel Proust
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth. - Blaise Pascal
My criticism of procedure is that when in his discussion he arrives at a contradiction, he construes it as a crisis in the universe. Alfred North Whitehead - Hegel
What is considered [True] Knowledge? There should be solution from all sides, there should be no contradiction. It is a non-contradicting principle when a spoken sentence will be the same even after fifty years; there will be no contradictions. - Dada Bhagwan
Free verse is like free love; it is a contradiction in terms. - G.K. Chesterton
Only the ‘Right belief’ gives rise to non-contradicting principle and that which is free from contradiction is known as ‘Principle’. - Dada Bhagwan
I am constantly torn between the will to be seen and still hidden so god damn well, a contradiction I never figured out. - Charlotte Eriksson
The world is a contradiction; the universe a paradox. - Kedar Joshi
The illusion is reality. The only contradiction is the observer. - Lionel Suggs
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