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  • the ’ingenious paradox and trick’ we had witnessed that day week
  • It’s plain enough, and helps the paradox delightfully.
  • And he put it to us in this way—marking the points with a lean forefinger—as we sat and lazily admired his earnestness over this new paradox (as we thought it) and his fecundity.
  • A man couldn’t cover himself with dust by rolling in a paradox, could he?’
  • ’But the thing’s a mere paradox,’ said the Editor.

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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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