Paradox Of Love Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 38 Quotes About Paradox Of Love

#1. And that was all the part of it - the way you were obliged to live. You stifled a groan, you lied about your love, you deceived your legal wife, and all in the name of honour. That was the damned paradox of it - in order to behave well, you have to behave badly. - Author: Julian Barnes
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#2. The statement 'There is nothing more American than an Indian' happens to be a multidimensional paradox. Try and not say too many of those. That might open your mind to ideas that could cause sanity point loss. - Author: Charles Slagle
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#3. Some men want to believe their kingship will make them stronger, more invulnerable to life's sorrows so that hurts do not hurt, pain is laughable. They are surprised to discover the paradox of strength - only the truly vulnerable possess the ability to love powerfully. - Author: Edmond Manning
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#4. a paradox; the best opportunities we want are the best opportunities we miss; the best opportunities we wanted, are the best opportunities we missed and the best opportunities we seek for stay far away from us. In the end, we only settle for any opportunity. Life! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#5. Modern literature is a north-east wind
a blight of the human soul. I take credit to myself for having helped to make it so. The way to produce fine fruit is to blight the flower. You call this a paradox. Marry, so be it. - Author: Thomas Love Peacock
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#6. It is a curious paradox of human history that a doctrine that tells human beings to regard themselves as sacrificial animals has been accepted as a doctrine representing benevolence and love for mankind. - Author: Nathaniel Branden
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#7. Our family has made its livelihood from the land, digging trenches for hundreds of miles cross-country. You could say this is a real paradox, to destroy the land, yet love it at the same time. This is a typical story of Westerners, how we build community through change. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams
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#8. Is it not also a paradox that in our efforts to escape pain we all run immediately for salvation to human love where we find the greatest pain of all? - Author: James Jones
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#9. To have found God and still to pursue Him is the soul's paradox of love. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#10. The great paradox is that our lack of faith in love and miracles is what blocks us from receiving love and miracles. - Author: Gabrielle Bernstein
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#11. We want autonomy for ourselves and safety for those we love. That remains the main problem and paradox for the frail. Many of the things that we want for those we care about are things that we would adamantly oppose for ourselves because they would infringe upon our sense of self. - Author: Atul Gawande
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#12. The law of love is the ultimate law because it is the negation of law; it is absolute because it concerns everything concrete. The paradox of final revelation, overcoming the conflict between absolutism and relativism, is love. - Author: Paul Tillich
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#13. Love is a curious mixture of opposites, a blend of extreme selfishness and total devotion. A paradox! Besides which, love, everybody is always talking about love, love, but love isn't something you choose, you catch it like a disease, you get trapped in it, like a disaster. - Author: Amos Oz
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#14. your mother
is in the habit of
offering more love
than you can carry

your father is absent

you are a war
the border between two countries
the collateral damage
the paradox that joins the two
but also splits them apart - Author: Rupi Kaur
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#15. Life is usually loved more than our most sacred love. In that knowledge lies the beginning of our cruelty and of our survival. - Author: Josephine Hart
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#16. That's a curious paradox that I don't think a lot of people out there know; that you get really scared before you go on. You come out in a nervous rash, and it's not like you actually love getting up there and showing off. - Author: Jacqueline McKenzie
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#17. To say that one waits a lifetime for his soulmate to come around is a paradox. People eventually get sick of waiting, take a chance on someone, and by the art of commitment become soulmates, which takes a lifetime to perfect. - Author: Criss Jami
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#18. The paradox of romantic love
that what one possesses, one can no longer desire
was at work. - Author: Elizabeth Bowen
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#19. Music was a chain forged half of silences and half of sound, love was nothing without longing and loss, and were time not to have at its end the absence of time, and the absence of time not to have been preceded by time, neither would be of any consequence. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#20. The paradox of real love is that our capacity to sustain intimacy rests on our capacity to tolerate aloneness inside the relationship. - Author: Terrence Real
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#21. All human desire is poised on an axis of paradox, absence and presence its poles, love and hate its motive energies. - Author: Anne Carson
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#22. What are the sources of poetry? Love and death and the paradox of love and death. All poetry from the beginning is about Eros and Thanatos. Those are the only subjects. And how Eros and Thanatos interweave. - Author: Erica Jong
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#23. Love made room for conflict. It allowed for the expression of more than one view and invited the paradox that disagreement was vital to harmony. Love required accepting and meant changing oneself rather than demanding change of others. - Author: Jo Goodman
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#24. As far as possible, Arianne realized, each soul had to be content alone before plunging into love, because one never knew when the other would move out of that love. It was the greatest paradox: Souls need each other, but they also need to not need each other. - Author: Lauren Kate
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#25. The sages advise us to study Torah lishma-"for its own sake" rather than to impress others with our scholarship. A paradox of parenting is that if we love our children for their own sake rather than for their achievements, it's more likely that they will reach their true potential. - Author: Wendy Mogel
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#26. Have you ever struggled to find work or love, only to find them after you have given up? This is the paradox of letting go. Let go, in order to achieve. Letting go is God's law. - Author: Mary Manin Morrissey
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#27. The whole world yearns after freedom, yet each creature is in love with his chains; this is the first paradox and inextricable knot of our nature. - Author: Sri Aurobindo
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#28. Here we discover the paradox of the contemplative life, that the desert of solitude can be the school where we learn to love others. - Author: Kathleen Norris
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#29. The paradox is that I have no love for myself as a human being, but I have immense pride in the music I make, and I believe it has an important place. Others do, too, and the thousands of people with Morrissey tattoos certainly proves something. - Author: Morrissey
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#30. It's a wonderful paradox: only when you have a changeless sense of who you are, can real changes take place. It is the ground of your absolute value and everything that is truly worthwhile. - Author: Ilchi Lee
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#31. Few things are more agreeable to self-love than revenge, and yet no cause so effectually restrains us from revenge as self-love. And this paradox naturally suggests another; that the strength of the community is not unfrequently built upon the weakness of those individuals that compose it. - Author: Charles Caleb Colton
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#32. The contradiction is resolved when you realize that for Jesus peace seems to have meant not the absence of struggle, but the presence of love. -p83 - Author: Frederick Buechner
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#33. It's a paradox, isn't it? The people you know the most, the people you love the most-you're also going to feel the parts of them you don't know the most - Author: Rachel Cohn
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#34. The inability to love and accept yourself and your humanity is at the heart of many illnesses. To be loved and accepted, you must start by loving yourself. If you have traits that you consider unlovable, you must love them anyway ... it's a paradox. - Author: Christiane Northrup
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#35. To still seek God after discovering Him may be a love paradox of the soul, as A.W. Tozer reminds us; but to earnestly continue to perceive God and make Him perceivable, is the quintessence of worship. - Author: Tristan Sherwin
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#36. Here's the paradox. We can fully embrace God's love only when we recognize how completely unworthy of it we are. - Author: Ann Tatlock
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#37. Ayla, I looked for you all my life and didn't know I was looking. You are everything I ever wanted, everything I ever dreamed of in a woman, and more. You are a fascinating enigma, a paradox. You are totally honest, open; you hide nothing: yet you are the most mysterious woman I've ever met. - Author: Jean M. Auel
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#38. The paradox is that no love can prove so intense
as the love of two narcissists for each other. - Author: Norman Mailer
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