Irony is the form of paradox. paradox is what is good and great at the same time.
There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
Although this may seem a paradox, all exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation. When a man tells you that he knows the exact truth about anything, you are safe in inferring that he is an inexact man.
Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.
He would see civilization in danger of perishing under the oppression of a gigantic paradox: he would see multitudes of people starving in the midst of plenty, and nations preparing for war although pledged to peace.
Morality without a sense of paradox is mean.
The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.
The writer who neglects punctuation, or mispunctuates, is liable to be misunderstood for the want of merely a comma, it often occurs that an axiom appears a paradox, or that a sarcasm is converted into a sermonoid.
When a paradox is widely believed, it is no longer recognized as a paradox.
Two paradoxes are better than one; they may even suggest a solution.
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