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The well bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves.
Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes.
A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.
George Bernard Shaw
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.
There is only one thing a philosopher can be relied upon to do, and that is to contradict other philosophers.
Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
I never deny. I never contradict. I sometimes forget.
Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted... but to weigh and consider.
It is also said of me that I now and then contradict myself. Yes, I improve wonderfully as time goes on.
George Jean Nathan
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
You are a woman: you must never speak what you think; your words must contradict your thoughts, but your actions may contradict your words.
People who honestly mean to be true really contradict themselves much more rarely than those who try to be 'consistent'.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste.
I always love to quote Albert Einstein because nobody dares contradict him.
A writer may tell me that he thinks man will ultimately become an ostrich. I cannot properly contradict him.
Today's interpretations of religion are often backward and contradict the needs of civilization.
In live action movies, you just hope that everything works. Because the actor may had a bad morning and doesn't play good, or accidents happen continuously. Many things contradict what you are trying to say. But in cartoons, nothing contradict what you want to say.
I believe every chess player senses beauty, when he succeeds in creating situations, which contradict the expectations and the rules, and he succeeds in mastering this situation.
Proverbs often contradict one another, as any reader soon discovers. The sagacity that advises us to look before we leap promptly warns us that if we hesitate we are lost; that absence makes the heart grow fonder, but out of sight, out of mind.
We must not contradict, but instruct him that contradicts us; for a madman is not cured by another running mad also.
To say that Reagan teaches us that we should be against amnesty for illegal immigrants is to contradict what Reagan himself stood for - that he was in favor of amnesty.
It must be wonderful sport to contradict each other.
As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul.
I think the existence of zombies would contradict certain laws of nature in our world. It seems to be a law of nature, in our world, that when you get a brain of a certain character you get consciousness going along with it.
All of which was OK, as that proved then, I certainly wouldn't contradict it as a necessary sense of things.
I know that everyone who listens to radio creates you in a visual image that they need you to have. Whatever that is, I thought, let them have it. Let me be who the listener needs me to be and let me not contradict that with the reality of my photograph and risk disappointing them.
In reply, I can only plead that a discovery which seems to contradict the general tenor of previous investigations is naturally received with much hesitation.
Movements begin when oppressed people make - and keep remaking - a deeply inward decision to stop consenting to external demands that contradict a critical inner truth, the truth that they are worthy of respect.
The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice, rather than contradict it.
The non-comic, factual explanation is that I felt there was a myth about terrorist bombers being medieval-minded, 'fundamentalist, primitivist' people. There seems to be a lot of evidence to contradict that, especially in Britain. Some of the ideology behind what has become modern jihadism was socially progressive, certainly in Egypt, for example.
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