Paradoxes Quotes, Quotations, and Sayings
5 Paradoxes Quotes
For thence,--a paradox
Which comforts while it mocks,--
Shall life succeed in that it seems to fail:
What I aspired to be,
And was not, comforts me:
A brute I might have been, but would not sink i' the scale.
Quotes , Source: Rabbi-Ben-Ezra (st. 7)
Then there is that glorious Epicurean paradox, uttered by my
friend, the Historian in one of his flashing moments: "Give us
the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessaries."
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
Quotes , Source: Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (VI)
You undergo too strict a paradox,
Striving to make an ugly deed look fair.
Quotes , Source: The Life of Timon of Athens (First Senator at III, v)
These are old fond paradoxes to make fools laugh i' th' alehouse.
Quotes , Source: Othello the Moor of Venice (Desdemona at II, i)
The mind begins to boggle at unnatural substances as things
paradoxical and incomprehensible.
Bishop Robert South
Quotes , Source: Sermons