Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
The point of philosophy is to start with something so simple as not to seem worth stating, and to end with something so paradoxical that no one will believe it.
The world is a contradiction, the universe a paradox.
The thinker without a paradox is like a lover without a feeling: a paltry mediocrity.
In love the paradox occurs that two beings become one and yet remain two.
It's paradoxical, that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn't appeal to anyone.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
We're never so vulnerable than when we trust someone - but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy.
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.
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love.
Last Update: November, 2020