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It is bizarre to treat all differences as oppositions,
In reality opposites are one; art shows this.
Extreme positions are not relieved by more moderate ones, but by extreme opposite positions.
Let's never forget that whatever brilliant ideas you have or hear, that the opposite may also be true.
Facts are subversive
It's actually pretty easy to be contrarian. It's hard to be contrarian and right.
Our contradictions are never so to ourselves.
Nothing is necessitated whose opposite is possible.
To deny a concept is not to embrace its opposite.
The following statement is true. The previous statement is false.
You can say the opposite of something you've said but you can't do the opposite of something you've done.
If one man challenges a statement and another cannot prove it, it does not necessarily follow that the statement is false.
Sentences are not as such either true or false.
Life is contradiction.
When our feelings and observations contradict, problems arise.
Unexpected results are the rule rather than the exception.
On both sides thus is simple truth suppressed.
Every action has an equal and opposite reaction
Our beliefs are, however, often contrary to fact.
By proving contraries, truth is made manifest.
Nothing exists without its opposite.
Good and bad are not opposites, they are both just different forms of intensity.
Action and reaction are equal and opposite.
When everyone is a contrarian, nobody is a contrarian
Self-contradiction is the most fruitful kind of contradiction.
Truth's opposite is not a lie, but a hundred thousand lies.
To contradict, even in little matters, is the supreme necessity of art today.
This was true, in a largely false way:
Anything worthwhile is opposed.
I think therefore I am not sure.
It is oppression that creates sex and not the contrary. The contrary would be to say that sex creates oppression, or to say that the cause (origin) of oppression is to be found in sex itself, in a natural division of the sexes preexisting (or outside of) society.
Contradiction itself, far from always being a criterion of error, is sometimes a sign of truth.
Most people believe in x, but the truth is the opposite of x.
There are no contradictions. If you find one, check your premises.
Our wills and fates do so contrary run.
The truest sayings are paradoxical.
Applying deep insight and rubber stamping are such counter-propositions.
The exception does not prove the rule.
The world is a contradiction; the universe a paradox.
What is true is true, and what is false is false ...
The logical aspect of your life and the experiential dimension of your life are diametrically opposite to each other.
Opposites, no judgment can be considered to be final
A change imposed is a change opposed. But
The truth is paradoxical to the extent of being exactly contrary to the usual perception.
A blunt statement can be as false as any other.
As so often in life, it is not a case of true and false, but of true and more true.
All that we do is governed by the law of opposites in which every so-called positive act is exactly and equally balanced by its opposite.;
Without the existence of the opposite, the concept has no meaning.
Sometimes things that appear completely irreconcilable and mutually exclusive serve a shared purpose that could not be achieved except through their contradiction.
You may find many contradictory statements and philosophies within my writings. However, to this I will say such is life, for life is full of contradictions.
Illuminate the opposition.
Life is a paradox. Every truth has its counterpart which contradicts it; and every philosopher supplies the logic his own undoing.
Opposition is true Friendship.
When we meet a fact which contradicts a prevailing theory, we must accept the fact and abandon the theory, even when the theory is supported by great names and generally accepted.
The opposite of bad is not good.The opposite of bad is love
The true is inimitable, the false untransformable.
All this is true and false; and it is true and false to say that it is true and false.
Like and equal are not the same thing at all.
Many argue; not many converse.
Any view of things that is not strange, is false.
Nature is neutral.
Inconsistencies," answered Imlac, "cannot both be right, but imputed to man they may both be true." - Rasselas.
A great truth is a truth whose opposite is also a truth.
Only fools don't contradict themselves
The universe is asymmetric.
Science does not permit exceptions.
We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
Wrong is but falsehood put in practice.
To be in opposition is not to be a nihilist.
The opposite of good is not evil, the opposite of good is indifference,
The whole is the false.
Contradiction is the essence of the universe.
Wizard's Ninth Rule
A contradiction can not exist in reality. Not in part, nor in whole.
Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth.
Truths can be wholly contradictory, the blackest black and the whitest white at the same time.
When two opposite points of view are expressed with equal intensity, the truth does not necessarily lie exactly halfway between them. It is possible for one side to be simply wrong.
A religion contradicting science and a science contradicting religion are equally false.
If you can identify a delusional popular belief, you can find what lies hidden behind it: the contrarian truth.
There doesn't seem to be no need for no one to be contrary when there's flowers an' such like,
whatever you think, think the opposite
There are trivial truths and there are great truths. The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false. The opposite of a great truth is also true.
To establish that a rule is likely to be true, one must try to prove it false.
Life is never free of contradictions.
Paradoxes are the only truths.
Fact and fiction are different truths.
There is a law of opposition apparent in all life which guarantees balance and fullness.
The world is full of paradoxes and life is full of opposites. The art is to embrace the opposites, accommodate the paradoxes and live with a smile.
Difference is not the opposite of harmony but its condition.
I have a congenital desire to contradict; my whole life is merely a chain of sad and unsuccessful contradictions to heart and mind. When faced with enthusiasm, I am seized by a midwinter freeze, and I suppose that frequent dealings with sluggish phlegmatics would have made a passionate dreamer.
Opposites are joined at the hip. Night and day, poisons and pleasures, innovation and destruction are usually different facets of the very same thing. [...] Opposites work together in the very opposite of the way they seem - not tearing each other to bits or threatening to annihilate each other.
Paradox is a characteristic of truth.
Do not oppose because in opposing the tenderness of the feeling level is crushed. That is why we say Speak the Truth but see that you are speaking delicately. Do not speak non-truth and do not speak in a non sweet way, so that the feeling is nourished.
Nothing seems true that cannot also seem false.
It is regrettable that, among the Rights of Man, the right of contradicting oneself has been forgotten.
If you're wrong in the way you're right, you're wrong even if you're right.
To any action there is always an opposite and equal reaction; in other words, the actions of two bodies upon each other are always equal and always opposite in direction.
There is a way of being wrong which is also sometimes necessarily right.
Good morning is a contradiction of terms.
To a crazy ship, all winds are contrary.
If notwithstanding, a Rebellion of the same Kind now afflicts this Country, we should not infer that this Institution is useless, or should be laid aside; but just the Reverse.