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Letter "C" » contradict
«It is also said of me that I now and then contradict myself. Yes, I improve wonderfully as time goes on.»
«Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.»
«As for me, to love you alone, to make you happy, to do nothing which would contradict your wishes, this is my destiny and the meaning of my life»
Author: Napoleon Bonaparte
, that means nothing
«Do I contradict myself? Very well thenI contradict myselfI am large, I contain multitudes.»
«If you argue and rankle and contradict, you may achieve a temporary victory - sometimes; but it will be an empty victory because you will never get your opponent's good will»
Author: Benjamin Franklin
, good will
«Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.»
«Be yourself and speak your mind today, though it contradict all you have said before»
«A man never tells you anything until you contradict him.»
«It is easy to talk of sitting at home contented, when others are seeing or making shows. But not to have been where it is supposed, and seldom supposed falsely, that all would go if they could; to be able to say nothing when everyone is talking; to have no opinion when everyone is judging; to hear exclamations of rapture without power to depress; to listen to falsehoods without right to contradict, is, after all, a state of temporary inferiority, in which the mind is rather hardened by stubbornness, than supported by fortitude. If the world be worth winning let us enjoy it, if it is to be despised let us despise it by conviction. But the world is not to be despised but as it is compared with something better.»
Author: Samuel Johnson
, talk of
, talk show
, temporary state
, The Rapture
«Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.»