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Taking on debt to accumulate savings is an obvious contradiction. It seems more like a clever marketing ploy than a legitimate method for increasing savings. (Quote by - Travis Plunkett)

It is patently unfair and it contradicts letting the free market work. (Quote by - Todd Baxter)

And, sir, when we think of eternity, and of the future consequences of all human conduct, what is there in this life that should make any man contradict the dictates of his conscience, the principles of justice, the laws of religion, and of God?. (Quote by - William Wilberforce)

They that have grown old in a single state are generally found to be morose, fretful and captious; tenacious of their own practices and maxims; soon offended by contradiction or negligence; and impatient of any association but with those that will watch their nod, and submit themselves to unlimited authority. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

But I always liked the fact that you get these totally unacceptable images, but they're taken by a really expensive photographer, with great light, and in terms of the quality of the photograph it's a great photograph, but in terms of imagery it's unacceptable, and I like that contradiction. (Quote by - Damien Hirst)

Reason is man's faculty for grasping the world by thought, in contradiction to intelligence, which is man's ability to manipulate the world with the help of thought. Reason is man's instrument for arriving at the truth, intelligence is man's instrument for manipulating the world more successfully; the former is essentially human, the latter belongs to the animal part of man. (Quote by - Erich Fromm)

Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

The court papers now contradict that. They say he was invited on it. (Quote by - Brian Walsh)

Furthermore, there is absolutely no contradiction between the separate organizations of revolutionary vanguard militants and their participation in the mass organizations of the working class. (Quote by - Ernest Mandel)

Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers. (Quote by - Socrates)

Many of my sharpest critics have decided to take a position of ignoring me - because they feel that by attacking me, they would draw attention to my book and give me more publicity and help me sell more books. So I think that they decided that the best thing for them to do is to say nothing. Also, I think that some of my critics simply can't refute my argument - and so it's easier for them to ignore it as well, so that they're not forced to confront the logical contradiction in their own position. (Quote by - Bruce Bartlett)

I may indeed very well happen to contradict myself; but truth, as Demades said, I do not contradict. (Quote by - Michel de Montaigne)

This shows the extreme contradictions of the American policy in the region and indicates that it is only looking after its own national interests, which are completely contrary to the interests of other countries. (Quote by - Talat Masood)

Each religion, so dear to those whose life it sanctifies, and fulfilling so necessary a function in the society that has adopted it, necessarily contradicts every other religion, and probably contradicts itself. (Quote by - George Santayana)

Let me never fall into the vulgar mistake of dreaming that I am persecuted whenever I am contradicted. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

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. (Quote by - Friedrich Nietzsche)

I've always regretted that I'm made of contradictions. But, if contradiction is impossible to overcome, we have to accept both its ends. (Quote by - Czeslaw Milosz)

There is no reason, and certainly no evidence, to contradict Mr. Emerson's own claim that accepting Mr. Harper's offer seemed, at least to him, a way to better serve his city, province and country. (Quote by - Bernard Shapiro)

If you would inform, a positive and dogmatic manner in advancing your sentiments may provoke contradiction and prevent a candid attention. If you wish information and improvement from the knowledge of others, and yet at the same time express yourself as firmly fixed in your present opinions, modest, sensible men, who do not love disputation, will probably leave you undisturbed in the possession of your error. (Quote by - Frank Crane)

Everything tends to make us believe that there exists a certain point of the mind at which life and death, the real and the imagined, past and future, the communicable and the incommunicable, high and low, cease to be perceived as contradictions. (Quote by - Andre Breton)

It seemed to be a speech more appropriate for a political hack than a presidential candidate by someone who clearly fails to recognize leadership. It was a contradiction within a contradiction. (Quote by - Tracey Schmitt)

It is extremely naive to think that mankind is capable of sinning against god. If god exists as a being who watches us, judges us, and cannot be contradicted, then how could anyone possibly contradict laws of conduct set forth by that being?. (Quote by - Gregory Wallace Campbell)

No legislative, administrative or judicial activity in the Hong Kong SAR is allowed to contradict the Basic Law, let alone to go against the Basic Law. (Quote by - Wu Bangguo)

As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life. (Quote by - Napoleon Bonaparte)

Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

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