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paradox
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Atlas Shrugged
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  • Dagny, learn to understand the nature of your own power and you’ll understand the paradox you now see around you.
  • He sat watching her movements with an open grin, as if the sight of her laying out cutlery on a kitchen table were the spectacle of some special paradox.
  • But even to go back took an act of intelligence-she thought, feeling the paradox of her own position, as she looked at the lethargy of the faces around her.

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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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