Contradiction Quotes

Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself. (I am large, I contains multitudes). Walt Whitman

Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth. Blaise Pascal

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

Do what you will, this world’s a fiction and is made up of contradiction. William Blake

I write to keep from going mad from the contradictions I find among mankind–and to work some of those contradictions out for myself. Michel de Montaigne

The very contradictions in my life are in some ways signs of God’s mercy to me. Thomas Merton

Fancy does not enable us to invent so many different contradictions as there are by nature in every heart. Francois duc de La Rochefoucauld

Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one’s mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. George Orwell

I believe that truth has only one face: that of a violent contradiction. Georges Bataille