Paradox Quotes

Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution. Edward Teller

Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good. George F Will

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love. Mother Teresa

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 Toynbee

Paradox is the poisonous flower of quietism, the iridescent surface of the rotting mind, the greatest depravity of all. Thomas Mann

When a paradox is widely believed, it is no longer recognized as a paradox. Mason Cooley

The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo. Soren Kierkegaard