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Letter "C" » contradictories
«The 'morality of compromise' sounds contradictory. Compromise is usually a sign of weakness, or an admission of defeat. Strong men don't compromise, it is said, and principles should never be compromised.»
«Of all the systems of religion that ever were invented, there is no more derogatory to the Almighty, more unedifying to man, more repugnant to reason, and more contradictory to itself than this thing called Christianity»
«To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character.»
«A blush is no language; only a dubious flag - signal which may mean either of two contradictories»
«One might as well try to ride two horses moving in different directions, as to try to maintain in equal force two opposing or contradictory sets of desires.»
Author: Robert Collier
, as well
, moving in
«My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed... And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.»
Author: Saint Augustine
, find out
, in a flash
, The Flash
, The Vision
«For my own part, my belief in the perfection of the Deity will not permit me to believe that a book so manifestly obscure, disorderly, and contradictory can be His work»
«These two chapters (Genesis 1 and 2), instead of containing, as has been believed, one continuous account of the creation, written by Moses, contain two different and contradictory stories of a creation, made by two different persons, and written in»
Author: Thomas Paine
, account of the creation
, The Creation
«To character and success, two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together . . . humble dependence on God and manly reliance on self.»