Our basic brain function is the mother of all paradoxes: Our brains are organized into oppositional parings, and the key to life seems to lie in our capacity to integrate.
— Iain McGilchrist
There are two tragedies in life. One is to lose your heart’s desire. The other is to gain it.
— George Bernard Shaw
How wonderful that we have met with a paradox. Now we have some hope of making progress.
— Niels Bohr
The words of truth are always paradoxical
— Lao Tzu