never the twain shall meet

never the twain shall meet

these two things or people will never exist together or agree with each other Psychologists believe in therapy, chemists believe in drugs, and never the twain shall meet.
See also: meet, never, shall

Never the twain shall meet.

  (literary)
something that you say when two things or people are so different that they can never exist together or agree with each other Psychologists support behavioural therapy, pharmacologists support drugs, and never the twain shall meet.
See also: meet, never, shall
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Tolerance is the key here - we all have differing views on many subjects, including religious faith, and never the twain shall meet generally, so we should just accept these different views and respect people's right to hold them.
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Rudyard Kipling once said, "Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.
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Left is left and right is right, and never the twain shall meet, to paraphrase Rudyard Kipling.
WHEN Rudyard Kipling penned The Ballad Of East And West, which includes the oft-quoted line, "Oh, East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet," he affirmed a belief in the equality of men, regardless of race.
It will go against a famous Rudyard Kipling poem whose opening lines are East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet .
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But East is East and West is West and never the twain shall meet, it appears.