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Miracles are not contrary to nature, but only contrary to what we know about nature.
Miracles
St. Augustine

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Patience is not active; on the contrary, it is active; it is concentrated strength.
Patience
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

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When we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
Character
Confucius

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What is earnest is not always true; on the contrary, error is often more earnest than truth.
Sincerity
Benjamin Disraeli

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Acting doesn't bring anything to a text. On the contrary, it detracts from it.
Acting and Actors
Marguerite Duras

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Faith is not contrary to reason
Faith
Sherwood Eddy

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We do not live to think, but, on the contrary, we think in order that we may succeed in surviving.
Thoughts and Thinking
Jose Ortega Y Gasset

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No member of society has the right to teach any doctrine contrary to what society holds to be true.
Censorship
Samuel Johnson

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Contrary to popular opinion, the hustle is not a new dance step -- it is an old business procedure.
Opinions
Fran Lebowitz

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Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.
Extremes and Extremists
Friedrich Nietzsche

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True courage is like a kite; a contrary wind raises it higher.
Courage
John Petit-Senn

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun