What are oxymora quotes?
Oxymora is the Greek-style plural form of oxymoron, a phrase or sentence made up of elements that seem to contradict each other. Sometimes the elements are combined in error, but often they are paired to reveal a paradox.
As Wilson Follett said, “The good oxymoron, to define it by a self-illustration, must be a planned inadvertency.”
A little pain never hurt anyone.
A unified, neutral Germany? Given that nation’s heritage, such a phrase may prove to be the oxymoron of the decade.
Kevin M. Matarese
A verbal contract isn’t worth the paper it’s written on. Include me out.
Cum tacent, clamant. When they are silent, they shout.
Gentlemen, I want you to know that I am not always right, but I am never wrong.
I’ll give you a definite maybe.
I am a deeply superficial person.
I can resist everything but temptation.
If Roosevelt were alive, he’d turn over in his grave.
If I could drop dead right now, I’d be the happiest man alive!
If you fall and break your legs, don’t come running to me.
I never put on a pair of shoes until I’ve worn them five years.
It’s more than magnificent-it’s mediocre.
May I ask a question?
Our comedies are not to be laughed at.
Parting is such sweet sorrow.
Referring to a book: I read part of it all the way through.
Talking about a piece of movie dialogue: Let’s have some new cliches.
The scene is dull. Tell him to put more life into his dying.
We’re overpaying him, but he’s worth it.
His honour rooted in dishonour stood,
And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.
Alfred Lord Tennyson
The good oxymoron, to define it by a self-illustration, must be a planned inadvertency.
Always be sincere, even when you don’t mean it.
Live within your income, even if you have to borrow to do so.
Of course I can keep secrets. It’s the people I tell them to that can’t keep them.
The best cure for insomnia is to get a lot of sleep.
I distinctly remember forgetting that.
We must believe in free will. We have no choice.
Isaac B. Singer
I never liked you, and I always will.
Why don’t you pair ‘em up in threes?
Our similarities are different.
Dale Berra, son of Yogi
The first condition of immortality is death.
I must follow the people. Am I not their leader?
Hegel was right when he said that we learn from history that man can never learn anything from history.
George Bernard Shaw
I don’t think anyone should write their autobiography until after they’re dead.
I always avoid prophesying beforehand because it is much better to prophesy after the event has already taken place.