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I never saw a contradiction between the ideas that sustain me and the ideas of that symbol, of that extraordinary figure [Jesus Christ]. (Quote by - Fidel Castro)

You're the unfortunate contradiction in terms -- a serious good person. (Quote by - Wendy Wasserstein)

Obviously, that contradicts what most people were led to believe when the results of the 1918 experiments were published. (Quote by - Edward Hammond)

did not resolve the many contradictions between various accounts of what actions the Bush administration took in response to the threat of terrorism prior to 9/11. (Quote by - Bob Graham)

The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind. (Quote by - Leo Rosten)

I don't think anyone now really understands the planetisation of mankind, really understands the new world order emerging through all this period of strain and pain and contradiction, so more than ever, we need to have an internal sense of navigation. (Quote by - William Irwin Thompson)

How can what an Englishman believes be hearsay? It is a contradiction in terms. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

The standard that a society should actually embody its own professed principles is a utopian one, in the sense that moral principles contradict the way things really are --- and always will be. How things really are --- and always will be --- is neither all-evil nor all-good but deficient, inconsistent, inferior. Principles invite us to do something about the morass of contradictions in which we function morally. Principles invite us to clean up our act; to become intolerant of moral laxity and compromise and cowardice and the turning away from what is upsetting: that secret gnawing of the heart that tells us that what we are doing is not right, and so counsels us that we'd be better off just not thinking about it. (Quote by - Susan Sontag)

The fewer contradictions between them.. the lower the risks to the global energy security. (Quote by - Viktor Khristenko)

Pathological liars can't always tell truth from falsehood and contradict themselves in an interview. They are manipulative and they admit they prey on people. They are very brazen in terms of their manner, but very cool when talking about this. (Quote by - Adrian Raine)

It's somewhat of a contradiction, .. I guess the quieter the voice, the more necessary it is to push it. It's not going to leap out at you and scream. I also can't control how a book is marketed. To say the book marketing is aggressive, fine, I'm happy with that. Push the book. That doesn't mean that my personality or writing style changes. (Quote by - David Bergen)

The ANSWER Coalition, the NCAA is not only disappointed with the ruling, .. but we condemn the city for presenting to the court a completely false brief and making in court false representations, which on the face contradict themselves. (Quote by - Brian Becker)

God is, as it were, the sewer into which all contradictions flow. (Quote by - Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel)

Many men go into the ministry not only for the power trip involved, but also so that they will never have to be interrupted or contradicted. (Quote by - Frank Zindler)

I believe that at the end of the century the use of words and general educated opinion will have altered so much that one will be able to speak of machines thinking without expecting to be contradicted. (Quote by - Alan Turing)

Contradictions do not exist. Whenever you think you are facing a contradiction, check your premises. You will find that one of them is wrong. (Quote by - Ayn Rand)

When Jesus calls his disciples 'brothers' and 'friends', he is contradicting general Jewish usage and breaking through into a new concept of brotherhood which is not tribal, but open to any person. (Quote by - David Kirk)

The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God's mercy to me. (Quote by - Thomas Merton)

Those disputing, contradicting, and confuting people are generally unfortunate in their affairs. They get victory, sometimes, but they never get good will, which would be of more use to them. (Quote by - Benjamin Franklin)

The great advantage of being a Southern writer is that we don't have to go anywhere to look for manners; bad or good, we've got them in abundance. We in the South live in a society that is rich in contradiction, rich in irony, rich in contrast, and particularly rich in its speech. (Quote by - Flannery O'Connor)


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