Every experience is a paradox in that it means to be absolute, and yet is relative; in that it somehow always goes beyond itself and yet never escapes itself.
Take away paradox from the thinker and you have a professor.
There is this paradox in pride -- it makes some men ridiculous, but prevents others from becoming so.
After an eternity of seeking the sudden threshold of seeing and finding leaves one filled with a strange paradox of ecstasy and grief. I was born to see.
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.
I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only more love.
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.