Quotes: paradoxically

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  • Barry Humphries
    Barry Humphries
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    In Edna, I created a satiric portrait of my hometown of Melbourne, a large provincial English city paradoxically in far Southeast Asia. She's a theatrical figure, related to vaudeville in some respects. She inhabits a world in which there are comparatively few female exponents of comedy.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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    Only in growth, reform, and change, paradoxically enough, is true security to be found.
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
    Oscar Wilde
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    Paradoxically though it may seem, it is none the less true that life imitates art far more than art imitates life.
  • David M. Burns
    David M. Burns
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    Remember that fear always lurks behind perfectionism. Confronting your fears and allowing yourself the right to be human can, paradoxically, make you a far happier and more productive person.
  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
    Vaclav Havel
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    The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.
  • Joan Didion
    Joan Didion
    American Essayist 1934-
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    To have that sense of one's intrinsic worth which constitutes self-respect is potentially to have everything: the ability to discriminate, to love and to remain indifferent. To lack it is to be locked within oneself, paradoxically incapable of either love or indifference.
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