Top 38 Contraries Quotes

#1. The passions often engender their contraries.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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#2. All thinkers then agree in making the contraries principles, both those who describe the All as one and unmoved (for even Parmenides treats hot and cold as principles under the names of fire and earth) and those too who use the rare and the dense. (20)


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#3. Do we ever get what we really want? Do we ever achieve what our powers have ostensibly equipped us for? No: everything works by contraries.

Nikolai Gogol

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#4. The beginning, middle, and end of the birth, growth, and perfection of whatever we behold is from contraries, by contraries, and to contraries; and whatever contrariety is, there is action and reaction, there is motion, diversity, multitude, and order, there are degrees, succession and vicissitude.

Giordano Bruno

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#5. All concord's born of contraries.

Ben Jonson

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#6. Wholeness is not achieved by cutting off a portion of one's being, but by integration of the contraries.

C. G. Jung

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#7. Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.

William Blake

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#8. The hope is that science gives us objective truth; religion, however, gives us personal meaning or personal truth. They should not be seen as contraries.

Richard Rohr

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#9. ... on some occasions, women, like dreams, go by contraries.

Louisa May Alcott

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#10. I do not accept evil. Man is perfect. The soul does not fall. Progress exists ... Up till now, misfortune has been described in order to inspire terror and pity. I will describe happiness in order to inspire their contraries ... As long as my friends do not die, I will not speak of death.

Comte De Lautreamont

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#11. They that endeavour to abolish vice destroy also virtue, for contraries, though they destroy one another, are yet the life of one another.

Thomas Browne

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#12. Being cannot be one in form, though it may be in what it is made of. (Even some of the physicists hold it to be one in the latter way, though not in the former.) Man obviously differs from horse in form, and contraries from each other.


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#13. For true poetry, complete poetry, consists in the harmony of contraries. Hence, it is time to say aloud
and it is here above allthat exceptions prove the rule
that everything that exists in nature exists in art.

Victor Hugo

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#14. I'm moved by contraries, by opposites, the strength that was my mother's eyes, the beauty of my father's hands.

Judith Jamison

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#15. Without contraries there is no progression.

William Blake

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#16. A love without satiety an ecstasy without an end, a surrender to the beloved - God - without ever falling back on egotistic loneliness. Marriage and celibacy are not contraries

Fulton J. Sheen

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#17. Thus we never see the true state of our condition till it is illustrated to us by its contraries, nor know how to value what we enjoy, but by the want of it.

Daniel Defoe

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#18. Everything lives by movement, everything is maintained by equilibrium, and harmony results from the analogy of contraries; this law is the form of forms.

Eliphas Levi

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#19. As contraries are known by contraries, so is the delights of presence best known by the torments of absence.


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#20. God works by contraries so that a man feels himself to be lost in the very moment when he is on the point of being saved.

Martin Luther

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#21. Passions often produce their contraries: avarice sometimes leads to prodigality, and prodigality to avarice; we are often obstinate through weakness and daring through timidity.

Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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#22. Contraries are cured by contraries.

Bill Vaughan

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#23. By proving contraries, truth is made manifest.

Joseph Smith Jr.

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#24. In life, as in dreams, however, things often go by contraries

L.M. Montgomery

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#25. If thou makest a statement concerning women, lo, she shall immediately try to disprove it straightway. She goeth by contraries.

Gelett Burgess

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#26. New rules. If you are smart enough to live, you won't hit Charles's mate in front of his father.

Patricia Briggs

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#27. top-boots - not to keep the reader any longer in suspense, in short, the eyes were the wandering eyes of Mr. Grummer, and the body was the body of the same gentleman.

Charles Dickens

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#28. Victory belongs to the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.

James Patterson

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#29. - fear comes only when you don't have faith in the outcome. And boredom comes only when you believe there's nothing new worth learning. I simply can't understand how any of that will occur today.

Trish Mercer

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#30. The permanence of all books is fixed by no effort friendly or hostile, but by their own specific gravity, or the intrinsic importance of their contents to the constant mind of man.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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#31. Secret of the warrior-heart of Jesus. Second, a warrior is cunning. He knows when to fight and when to run; he can sense a trap and never charges blindly ahead;

John Eldredge

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#32. Kindness is the music of Good Will to men, and on this harp the smallest fingers may play heaven's sweetest tunes on earth.

Elihu Burritt

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#33. To God everything is beautiful, good, and just; humans, however, think some things are unjust and others just.


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#34. Are you ready to stop colluding with a culture that makes so many of us feel physically inadequate? Say goodbye to your inner critic, and take this pledge to be kinder to yourself and others.

Oprah Winfrey

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#35. It was about a hero who insisted with every breath that he was anything but a hero.

Robert Jordan

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#36. Time is a hard-hearted rebel, we cannot fight him or can we beg him to slow down, wait for us or stop, all we have to do is to obey his strict rules, follow him and run, he doesn't get tired, and we musn't get tired too.

Michael Bassey Johnson

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#37. Look at it his way- I'm hoping I can track down a vampire I'm actually allowed to kill, okay?

Stephenie Meyer

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#38. Formed with good intentions, with the right ideals and the right goals.

Veronica Roth

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