Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Dichotomy Quotes from famous authors such as Banks, Jock Sturges, Jocko Willink, Meghan Markle, Ben Parr. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I have a really feminine voice, but I also feel quite powerful when I write. So my songs feel heavy, and that’s how Banks sounds. It’s a really short, powerful sound. It almost sounds masculine, and I like having that dichotomy.
That dichotomy between the public consumption of the work and my intent and practice in making it is an uneasy one for me, on occasion.
Just as discipline and freedom are opposing forces that must be balanced, leadership requires finding the equilibrium in the dichotomy of many seemingly contradictory qualities between one extreme and another.
To describe something as being black and white means it is clearly defined. Yet when your ethnicity is black and white, the dichotomy is not that clear. In fact, it creates a grey area.
Google has placed its faith in data, while Apple worships the power of design. This dichotomy made the two companies complementary. Apple would ship the phones and computers, while Google would provide Maps, Search, YouTube, and other web tools that made the devices more useful.
Humans have a sense of spontaneity and emotion. We have a dichotomy between grief and happiness.
I don’t like paying too much for anything or wasting it. I think that I’m more of a balanced individual rather than a dichotomy.
But the key thing was that I knew of no other contrast between Wolverine as we understood him and Logan than you see in his behavior as a roughneck Canadian versus classical samurai society. That’s the dichotomy in his soul.
For me, there’s no dichotomy between being shy or a performer, because I think it’s more a way of slightly presenting a version of things to the world.
I have a very feminine voice when I write, a very womanly point of view. My last name feels strong and powerful. To me, it’s almost a bit masculine. I like the dichotomy of the two. Two sides perfectly represented within my name.
What a dichotomy. What conflicting ideas that we love and embrace these women, and entrust them to raise our children and to feed us and to bathe us, but we keep something as silly as a bathroom separate.
In ages past, there was less of a dichotomy between good literature and fun reads. In the twentieth century, I think, it split apart, so that you had serious fiction and genre fiction.
It’s interesting, because in the corporate stuff there’s a dichotomy there, depending on the creator. Even what, in essence, may be a very safe corporate approach, there is some stuff that is allowed to be pushed.
When we were shooting ‘Oz,’ my wife was doing ‘Beauty and the Beast’ on Broadway, singing and dancing. It was an interesting dichotomy in our house.
One of the great privileges of having grown up in a middle-class literary English household, but having gone to school in the front lines in Southeast London, was that I became half-street-urchin and half-good-boy at home. I knew that dichotomy was possible.
My dad had always been a big decaf coffee drinker. But my mom had always been more of a tea drinker. So I grew up around a lot of tea. And I also really love tea. But I’m not one of those people who has ever felt the need to choose between coffee and tea. I think that is a completely false dichotomy.
My own career reflects a strange dichotomy between the world we’ve long known and the world that will become.
I love having a man in my life, and being his woman at the end of the day. I know it’s a dichotomy.
I get embarrassed a lot of times getting attention, but I like being onstage. Do you know what I mean? If I’m in a crowd of people and they’re all looking at me, I will feel embarrassed. It’s a strange dichotomy.
The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights.
The distinction between literary and genre fiction is stupid and pernicious. It dates back to a feud between Robert Louis Stevenson and Henry James. James won, and it split literature into two streams. But it’s a totally false dichotomy.
Japan was this wonderful unexplainable sensual explosion – everything about it I found fascinating. There’s a real dichotomy between the ‘Blade Runner’-esque Tokyo to visiting a Buddhist monastery in the countryside.
Jamie doesn’t like to do anything hastily, and I like to do everything incredibly hastily. So therein you have the dichotomy of our patterns.
People are often surprised that I am so upbeat. I’m always hearing, ‘You’re so light and funny, and your books are so dark and twisted.’ There’s a dichotomy. I like books that are dark and creepy. I don’t control it – it’s just what I gravitate toward.
All things take time. A lot of my films still run on cable and are in video stores, and there’s a whole generation that doesn’t know who I am. So, it’s a dichotomy. In some people’s minds I may never grow up.
If you take the duality of things – like sunny-sounding music with weird lyrics on it – it makes this dichotomy. I’ve never had that because when I make music, I make major chords, happy-sounding stuff, and my lyrics are positive.
I’m a weird dichotomy of nerd, sports fan, and musical theater, so I’d love to do a superhero musical on Broadway. But all the good superheroes are claimed.
I don’t write about good and evil with this enormous dichotomy. I write about people. I write about people doing the kinds of things that people do.
I am a dichotomy of tastes. I’m big on water, and I do a protein drink in the morning, but then I eat off the kids’ menu after that. So, there’s only like six foods I like. I like quesadillas. I like hamburgers. I like sushi. I like pizza, PB&J, or breakfast any time of the day.
Obama is trying to paint us as a caricature, as if we’re some bizarre individualists who are hardcore libertarians. It’s a false dichotomy and intellectually lazy. Of course we believe in government. We think government should do what it does really well, but that it has limits.