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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.

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Rabbi-Ben-Ezra (st. 7)

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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)

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You undergo too strict a paradox, Striving to make an ugly deed look fair.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Life of Timon of Athens (First Senator at III, v)

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These are old fond paradoxes to make fools laugh i' th' alehouse.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Othello the Moor of Venice (Desdemona at II, i)

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

Bishop Robert South Quotes , Source: Sermons

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