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Definition of Paradox

Paradox

  1. A tenet or proposition contrary to received opinion; an assertion or sentiment seemingly contradictory, or opposed to common sense; that which in appearance or terms is absurd, but yet may be true in fact.

Paradox Quotations

I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
Mother Teresa

The paradox of education is precisely this - that as one begins to become conscious one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.
James A. Baldwin

Life is strong and fragile. It's a paradox... It's both things, like quantum physics: It's a particle and a wave at the same time. It all exists all together.
Joan Jett

You have to think of your brand as a kind of myth. A myth is a compelling story that is archetypal, if you know the teachings of Carl Jung. It has to have emotional content and all the themes of a great story: mystery, magic, adventure, intrigue, conflicts, contradiction, paradox.
Deepak Chopra

The curious paradox is that when I accept myself just as I am, then I can change.
Carl Rogers
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Paradox Translations

paradox in Dutch is paradox
paradox in French is paradoxe, paradoxal
paradox in Italian is paradossale
paradox in Spanish is paradoja, paradojo