Quotation Explorer - 'Paradox'

To be is the greatest paradox of life facing death. - Sorin Cerin
The paradox of life; I wish to have healthy long life. But no one wants to show the glory of the gray hair. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Humanity goes to stupidy, this part is hard to be changed it's like paradox. You can't fight with paradox....Oh, you are genius, so genius with this stupidity! - Deyth Banger
By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox. - Galileo Galilei
Time, as such doesn't travel! It's the paradox & uncertainty inside you that makes it travel. - Vishwanath S J
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
Paradoxes are what draws Wisdom like bees to honey! Hence, where there is no paradox (Complexity), there is no need for Wisdom.... - Amit Chatterjee
Humor and paradox are often the only ways to respond to life's sorrow with grace. - Matthew Fox
No one knows for sure that that tomorrow won't come, but most people assume that tomorrow will still exist as usual. This is Toba's Paradox, which means, hope overcomes doubt. - Toba Beta
The strange paradox of science is that it does not explain reality, it explains our fantasy. It is a beautiful thing. - Laren Grey Umphlett
But after all we are not children, not illiterate juvenile delinquents, not English public school boys who after a night of homosexual romps have to endure the paradox of reading the Ancients in expurgated versions. - Vladimir Nabokov
The paradox in Christian truth is invariably due to the fact that it is the truth that exists for God. The standard of measure and the end is superhuman; and there is only one relationship possible: faith. - Søren Kierkegaard
The statement ‘There is nothing more American than an Indian’ happens to be a multidimensional paradox. Try and not say too many of those. That might open your mind to ideas that could cause sanity point loss. - Charles Slagle
What a paradox it is, the sane causes more problems than the insane! It is! The real problems of the world do not come from the insane but, the sane! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change. - Carl R. Rogers
All their life, people work hard to earn money, and they never earn enough money to fulfill their dreams. Is this a paradox? - Saurabh Sharma
So they [the Government] go on in strange paradox, decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute, adamant for drift, solid for fluidity, all-powerful to be impotent. - Sir Winston Churchill
Coincidences are a true paradox... on the one hand they seem to be the source of our greatest irrationalities--seeing causal connections when science tells us they aren't there. On the other hand, some of our greatest feats of scientific discovery depend on coincidences. - Josh Tenenbaum
Nigeria is a country with abundance of wealth, but because of lack of truth and integrity, the wealth are stolen, but the paradox of the whole thing is, this stolen wealth always find their way to nations with no apparent natural wealth, but with a high credit of degree of truth and honesty. - Sunday Adelaja
The paradox of education is that any man only educated by others is an uneducated man; without self-education you cannot be educated one in strict sense of this term. - Elmar Hussein
The paradox of love is that its ultimate end is its opposite hate. The paradox of hate is that its ultimate end is its opposite love. Make deep hate inhabit any woman’s heart, and she can love one day. Make deep love inhabit any woman’s heart, and she can kill you one day. - Elmar Hussein
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. - Mother Teresa
There is this paradox in pride - it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
There is an ecstasy that marks the summit of life, and beyond which life cannot rise. And such is the paradox of living, this ecstasy comes when one is most alive, and it comes as a complete forgetfulness that one is alive. - Jack London
There are problems and there are problems. One big problem and a great paradox in the arena of life is the problem of where or how a person is now and where or how he wants to be tomorrow. Had it not been this problem, we would have been relaxing all day long - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The folly of mistaking a paradox for a discovery, a metaphor for a proof, a torrent of verbiage for a spring of capital truths, and oneself for an oracle, is inborn in us. - Paul Valery
What I really want is to be recognized as a writer; that someday, my poetry this is an interesting paradox would be taught in English classes; for my name, along with my poetry, to exist 500 years from now. - Harley King
Paradox /pera,daks/ noun1. Being told to wake up and come back to reality by your family and friends, while being dragged to church to hear a lesson on Jonah and the whale, followed by a sermon on believing in things you can't see without faith. - Shannon L. Alder
It is a great paradox and a great injustice that writers write because we fear death and want to leave something indestructible in our wake and, at the same time, are drawn to all the things that kill: whiskey and cigarettes, unprotected sex, and deep-fried burritos. - Ariel Gore
The greatest paradox of them all is to speak of "civilized warfare."
Joy is that paradox where a man so trusts, is so enraptured, as to be caught up and lost in the other, while at the same time, being utterly known by the other, thus utterly himself. - Geoffrey Wood
So the paradox goes: No man who is really ignorant is ever aware that he is ignorant. That is its finest, most faulty manifestation; there can be no true ignorance without first some claim of intelligence or consciousness, or superiority or enlightenment. - Criss Jami
In the middle of the night, I saw chaos bleeding out of darkness and peace. Everything that was said and seen before seemed like a paradox. I saw the graves of lies breaking open and the truth crawling out silently into the cold hearts. - Akshay Vasu
A paradox is a storm that rains on itself. - Shannon L. Alder
The unending paradox is that we do learn through pain. - Madeleine L'Engle
Dune was a world of paradox now—a world under siege, yet the center of power. To come under siege, he decided, was the inevitable fate of power. - Frank Herbert
one big problem and a great paradox in the arena of life is the problem of where or how a person is now and what, who and where he wants to be or have tomorrow. Had it not be this problem, we would have been relaxing all day long - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Let go of certainty. The opposite isn't uncertainty. It's openness, curiosity and a willingness to embrace paradox, rather than choose up sides. The ultimate challenge is to accept ourselves exactly as we are, but never stop trying to learn and grow. - Tony Schwartz
When one thing becomes TRUE for you the PARADOX becomes a BLIND SPOT! - Harrish Sairaman
a paradox; the best opportunities we want are the best opportunities we miss; the best opportunities we wanted, are the best opportunities we missed and the best opportunities we seek for stay far away from us. In the end, we only settle for any opportunity. Life! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love. - Mother Teresa
Good humor is a paradox. The unexpected juxtaposition of the reasonable next to the unreasonable.
The paradox of choice; the more options there are, the harder it is to chose and the higher the expectations and so, the satisfaction is diminished. - R.A.Delmonico
Every man knows that he will die: and nobody believes it. On that paradox stand not only a host of religions but the entity of a sane being. - John Myers Myers
the paradox of human ignorance is the most intriguing paradox of nature - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Would you produce, create and bring value to the world if it weren't for money? Or would you veg out? The necessity of money keeps people relevant and active. The paradox is that people who stay relevant and active make money. - Richie Norton
I believe that the world is one strong matrix, to get out of it you can't safe somebody unless you make it such way so you both die. I believe then... at that moment you are out of the Matrix, but it's just kind of paradox which is 50-50. - Deyth Banger
A great paradox which should God make us understand, we will weep, laugh, wonder and ponder is the paradox of human ignorance - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
The paradox of innovation is that it is accepted as an innovation when it has become imitation. - Piero Scaruffi
The Paradox of Sustenance: For an organism’s life to be continued; another organism’s life has to be discontinued. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A deeper thought on the surface is exactly the paradox we need. - Nema Al-Araby
The paradox of anti-Semitism is that it is invariably up to the Jews to explain away the charges. The anti-Semite simply has to make them. - Jack Bruce
Time goes fast, the world is one paradox full of answers and questions. - Deyth Banger
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
The world is a contradiction; the universe a paradox. - Kedar Joshi
The paradox of life; I wish to have healthy long life. But no one wants to show the glory of the grey hair. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A paradox may be paradoctored. - Robert A. Heinlein
...I wanna a break from this corrupted humanity what more to say??? Going in so down level, that the stupidy is going in the paradox of stupidity. The cleverness is lost in the black hole, for god sake! - Deyth Banger
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others, for one cannot be a hero without needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
To be a hero is to become a paradox. The very act of wanting to be a hero implies that you wish danger upon others in order to save them, for one cannot be a hero with needing someone to save. - Brandon Varnell
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