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paradox
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Ulysses
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  • We have grown out of Wilde and paradoxes.
  • Of course it’s all paradox, don’t you know, Hughes and hews and hues, the colour, but it’s so typical the way he works it out.
  • Is it some paradox?
  • —Do you think it is only a paradox? the quaker librarian was asking.
  • Quoth littlejohn Eglinton: —I was prepared for paradoxes from what Malachi Mulligan told us but I may as well warn you that if you want to shake my belief that Shakespeare is Hamlet you have a stern task before you.

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  • It’s the grandfather paradox of time travel in which a man cannot travel to a time before he was born and kill his grandfather.
  • It is a paradoxical but profoundly true and important principle of life that the most likely way to reach a goal is to be aiming not at that goal itself but at some more ambitious goal beyond it.
    Arnold Toynbee

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