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Motivational Paradoxical Quotes

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The words of truth are always paradoxical.
- Lao Tzu

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Power is paradoxical.
- Friedrich Durrenmatt

But human experience is usually paradoxical,
that means incongruous with the phrases of current
talk or even current philosophy.
- George Eliot

The Sophists' paradoxical talk pieces and their public
debates were entertainment in 5th century Greece.
And in that world, Socrates was an entertainer.
- David Antin


 

It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still
differentiate between a time for learning and a time
for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
- Leo Buscaglia

As an actor, there's a bit of you that's decided you
want to be looked at and watched,
but there's a paradoxical bit that wants to run away.
- Ralph Fiennes

Paradoxical as it may seem, to believe in youth is to look backward;
to look forward we must believe in age.
- Dorothy L. Sayers


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The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as
things paradoxical and incomprehensible.
- Robert South

We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education
has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
- Bertrand Russell

The point of philosophy is to start with something
so simple as not to seem worth stating,
and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
- Bertrand Russell

It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important
principle of life that the most likely way to reach
a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but
at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and,
in a sense, tragic.
It requires the most intense love on the mother's side,
yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother,
and to become fully independent.
- Erich Fromm

The new formula in physics describes humans as paradoxical
beings who have two complementary aspects:
They can show properties of Newtonian objects and also
infinite fields of consciousness.
- Stanislav Grof

It is great good health to believe, as the Hindus do,
that there are 33 million gods and goddesses in the world.
It is great good health to want to understand one's dreams.
It is great good health to desire the ambiguous and paradoxical.
- Clive Barker

Before I do a play I say that I hope it's going to
be for as short a time as possible but,
once you do it, it is a paradoxical pleasure.
One evening out of two there are five minutes of a
miracle and for those five minutes you want to do it again and again.
It's like a drug.
- Isabelle Huppert

We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone -
but paradoxically, if we cannot trust,
neither can we find love or joy.
- Walter Anderson

Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough,
is true security to be found.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Eroding solidarity paradoxically makes a society more
susceptible to the construction of substitute collectives
and fascisms of all kinds.
- Elfriede Jelinek

Paradoxically, no such embargo exists for the drugs
and therapies that have revolutionized the treatment
of serious diseases although many of them were created
with the same technologies.
- Paul Berg

Paradoxically, the people and state of Japan living
on such moral props were not innocent but had been
stained by their own past history of invading other Asian countries.
- Kenzaburo Oe

The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing,
and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.
- Vaclav Havel

But, I think that the reason I responded to this book,
sort of paradoxically, is that it starts out like The Big Chill,
sort of.
Four friends, who are not quite happy with their life,
and every year they get together for a week and look
for some comfort from each other.
- Lawrence Kasdan

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

A great secret of success is to go through life
as a man who never gets used up.
- Albert Schweitzer

Winners never quit and quitters never win.
- Vince Lombardi

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

It is never too late to become what you might have been.
- George Eliot

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

The sum of wisdom is that
time is never lost that is devoted to work.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The only thing to do with good advice is to pass it on.
It is never of any use to oneself.
- Oscar Wilde

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wait to do everything until you're sure it's right,
you'll probably never do much of anything.
- Win Borden

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Nelson Mandela

Some things will never seem adequate
no matter how hard we try.
- from the movie White Man's Burden

Never give up, for that
is just the place and time
that the tide will turn.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful,
committed people can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
- Margaret Mead

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

Never be stopped by fear or self-pity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We can never get enough of what we don't really need.
- Matthew Kelly

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

Never hold discussions with the monkey
when the organ grinder is in the room.
- Winston Churchill

Pessimism never won any battle.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Never quit.
- Anonymous

Never give in - never, never, never, never.
- Winston Churchill

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Never give up.
- Anonymous

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I walk slowly, but I never walk backward.
- Abraham Lincoln

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw


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