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Quotes About Paradox

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Frank Herbert
“Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty.”
Frank Herbert, Chapterhouse: Dune

George Carlin
“If you try to fail, and succeed, which have you done?”
George Carlin

Oscar Wilde
“We live in an age when unnecessary things are our only necessities.”
Oscar Wilde

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Is man merely a mistake of God's? Or God merely a mistake of man?”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Mahatma Gandhi
“Whatever you do will be insignificant, but it is very important that you do it.”
Mahatma Gandhi

Oscar Wilde
“Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one's mistakes.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

Oscar Wilde
“Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.”
Oscar Wilde

George Bernard Shaw
“There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart's desire. The other is to gain it.”
George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

Rita Mae Brown
“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.”
Rita Mae Brown, Alma Mater

John Lennon
“It's weird not to be weird.”
John Lennon

Jon Stewart
“Religion. It's given people hope in a world torn apart by religion.”
Jon Stewart

Ellen DeGeneres
“Procrastinate now, don't put it off.”
Ellen DeGeneres

Oscar Wilde
“In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it. (Mr. Dumby, Act III)”
Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

Douglas Adams
“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, Life, the Universe and Everything

Douglas Adams
“Don't believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.”
Douglas Adams

Mae West
“You are never too old to become younger!”
Mae West

“once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit”
Vince Lombardi

Albert Einstein
“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.”
Albert Einstein

Isaac Marion
“I am Dead, but it's not so bad. I've learned to live with it.”
Isaac Marion, Warm Bodies

Tennessee Williams
“When so many are lonely as seem to be lonely, it would be inexcusably selfish to be lonely alone.”
Tennessee Williams, Camino Real

Craig Ferguson
“The Universe is very, very big.
It also loves a paradox. For example, it has some extremely strict rules.
Rule number one: Nothing lasts forever.
Not you or your family or your house or your planet or the sun. It is an absolute rule. Therefore when someone says that their love will never die, it means that their love is not real, for everything that is real dies.

Rule number two: Everything lasts forever.”
Craig Ferguson, Between the Bridge and the River

Stephen King
“Fighting for peace, is like f***ing for chastity”
Stephen King, Hearts in Atlantis

Carl R. Rogers
“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.”
Carl R. Rogers

Andrew Clements
“Two wrongs don't make a right, but don't three lefts make a right? Two wrongs don't make a right, but don't two negatives make a positive?”
Andrew Clements, Things Not Seen

Banksy
“A lot of people never use their initiative because no-one told them to.”
Banksy

“We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful. We have done so much, for so long, with so little, we are now qualified to do anything with nothing.”
Konstantin Jireček

Michel de Montaigne
“He who fears he shall suffer, already suffers what he fears.”
Michel de Montaigne, The Complete Essays

Glory: I look around at this world you're so eager to be a part of
“Glory: I look around at this world you're so eager to be a part of and all I see is six billion lunatics looking for the fastest ride out. Who's not crazy? Look around, everyone's drinking, smoking, shooting up, shooting each other, or just plain screwing their brains out 'cause they don't want 'em anymore. I'm crazy? Honey, I'm the original one-eyed chicklet in the kingdom of the blind, 'cause at least I admit the world makes me nuts.”
Douglas Petrie

Zsa Zsa Gabor
“Getting divorced just because you don't love a man is almost as silly as getting married just because you do. ”
Zsa Zsa Gabor

Yogi Berra
“Half the lies they tell about me aren't true.”
Yogi Berra

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