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The art of the theater--notoriously an "impure" art--seems to be as close to the art of politics as it is to poetry, painting or m ...
A lover without indiscretion is no lover at all. Circumspection and devotion are a contradiction in terms.
No man could bring himself to reveal his true character, and, above all, his true limitations as a citizen and a Christian, his tr ...
Good taste and humour are a contradiction in terms, like a chaste whore.
An unconscious consciousness is no more a contradiction in terms than an unseen case of seeing.
Courage is almost a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the form of a readiness to die.
Ethical and cultural desegregation. It is a contradiction in terms to scream race pride and equality while at the same time spurni ...
Whether considered as a doctrine, or as an historical fact, or as a movemement, socialism, if it really remains socialism, cannot ...
A miracle is the violation of mathematical, divine, immutable, eternal laws. By this very statement, a miracle is a contradiction ...
"German spirit": for the past eighteen years a contradictio in adjecto.
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