"I have forced myself to contradict myself in order to avoid conforming to my own taste."
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"Like the British Constitution, she owes her success in practice to her inconsistencies in principle."
"All concord's born of contraries."
"Contradiction is not a sign of falsity, nor the lack of contradiction a sign of truth."
"How can what an Englishman believes be hearsay? It is a contradiction in terms."
"Do I contradict myself? Very well then I contradict myself, (I am large, I contain multitudes)."
"The well-bred contradict other people. The wise contradict themselves."
"Where there is much light, the shadow is deep."
"The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together."
"Only my condemnation injures me."
"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough."
"Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor."
"Contentment consist not in adding more fuel, but in taking away some fire."
"Contentment is, after all, simply refined indolence."
"The contented man can be happy with what appears to be useless."
"When we cannot find contentment in ourselves, it is useless to seek it elsewhere."
"My motto is: Contented with little, yet wishing for more."
"Nobody got anywhere in the world by simply being content."
"To have what we want is riches; but to be able to do without is power."
"It is right to be contented with what we have, but never with what we are."
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