I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
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The unending paradox is that we do learn through pain.
The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
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Even as a junkie I stayed true [to vegetarianism] - 'I shall have heroin, but I shan't have a hamburger.' What a sexy little paradox.
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The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
Hopeless heart that thrives on paradox; that longs for the beloved and is secretly relieved when the beloved is not there.
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It's paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.
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One must not think slightingly of the paradoxical…for the paradox is the source of the thinker’s passion, and the thinker without a paradox is like a lover without feeling: a paltry mediocrity.
The paradox of vengefulness is that it makes men dependent upon those who have harmed them, believing that their release from pain will come only when their tormentors suffer.
I would rather be a man of paradoxes than a man of prejudices.
We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone - but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy.
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