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American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes).
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
A central lesson of science is that to understand complex issues (or even simple ones), we must try to free our minds of dogma and to guarantee the freedom to publish, to contradict, and to experiment. Arguments from authority are unacceptable.Source: Billions and Billions: Thoughts of Life and Death at the Brink of the Millenium (1997) Ch. 14, The Common Enemy.
George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
Spanish - American philosopher 1863 - 1952
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
Greek philosopher 469 BC - 399 BC
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parent, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
Danish philosopher 1813-1855
I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this.
French painter and sculptor 1887-1968
I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
English statesman and writer 1804-1881
I never deny, I never contradict. I sometimes forget.
American philosopher 1842-1910
One thing that ideas do is to contradict other ideas and keep us from believing them.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
American writer and poet 1809-1894
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be ''consistent.''
English philosopher and statesman 1561-1626
Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.
French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
Sanity is the lot of those who are most obtuse, for lucidity destroys one's equilibrium: it is unhealthy to honestly endure the labors of the mind which incessantly contradict what they have just established.
American singer, songwriter, and musician 1987-
Synthesizers were looked at as stealing the soul of music, but then there were these new bands who used it to contradict that idea.
Irish-American political journalist and writer 1941-2012
The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it.
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