All Quotes, Paradox

33+ Most Interesting Paradox Quotes

The paradox is a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well-founded or true. Life has a lot of paradoxes. This is a collection of quotes on paradox and paradox quotes.

Paradox is the pathos or the passion of philosophy. - Gilles Deleuze
The paradox of reality is that no image is as compelling as the one which exists only in the mind's eye. - Shana Alexander
The thinker without a paradox is like a lover without a feeling: a paltry mediocrity. - Soren Kierkegaard
The paradox is that when resistance is fully accepted, the resistance disappears. - Adyashanti
If complexity doesn't beat you, paradox will. - Tom Robbins
It is the paradox of life that the way to miss pleasure is to seek it first. - Hugo Black
It is a paradox that as we reach out prime, we also see there is a place where it finishes. - Gail Sheehy
Paradoxes are the only truths. - George Bernard Shaw
The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated. - James A. Baldwin
Paradox is the poisonous flower of quietism, the iridescent surface of the rotting mind, the greatest depravity of all. - Thomas Mann
Humor and paradox are often the only ways to respond to life's sorrow with grace. - Matthew Fox
The paradox of life; everyone desire a fuller life. But no one wishes to increase in age. - Lailah Gifty Akita
It is a paradox in the contemporary world that in our desire for peace we must willingly give ourselves to struggle. - Linda Hogan
Only you can take responsibility for your happiness..but you can't do it alone. It's the great paradox of being human. - Simon Sinek
It's the good old paradox of democracy. We are individually pretty small drops in the bucket, but collectively we are all powerful. - Damian Kulash
By denying scientific principles, one may maintain any paradox. - Galileo Galilei
Everything is paradox. The danger is one-dimensional thinking. - Lesley Hazleton
When a paradox is widely believed, it is no longer recognized as a paradox. - Mason Cooley
The paradox of simplicity is that making things simpler is hard work. - Bill Jensen
How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress. - Niels Bohr
The world is full of paradoxes and life is full of opposites. The art is to embrace the opposites, accommodate the paradoxes and live with a smile. - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
A paradox is only a truth standing on its head to attract attention. - Alan Watts
The way of paradoxes is the way of truth. To test Reality we must see it on the tightrope. - Oscar Wilde
No paradox, no progress. - Niels Bohr
The most tragic paradox of our time is to be found in the failure of nation-states to recognize the imperatives of internationalism. - Earl Warren
Blind nature will nearly always select the most probable, but man can let the most improbable become actual. - Hans Jonas
All wisdom ends in paradox. - Jeffrey Eugenides
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor. - Soren Kierkegaard
The great paradox is that our lack of faith in love and miracles is what blocks us from receiving love and miracles. - Gabrielle Bernstein
The world is a contradiction; the universe a paradox. - Kedar Joshi
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it. - Gilbert K. Chesterton
Poetry is the harnessing of the paradox of earth cradling life and then entombing it. - Carl Sandburg
Life is full of ironies and paradoxes. - John Hurt
Man is an embodied paradox, a bundle of contradictions. - Charles Caleb Colton
Life is a paradox, you're damned if you do and damned if you don't. - Nancy Cartwright
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