Quotes of Comparable

“ Too much may be the equivalent of none at all. ”

- Lee Loevinger

“ When all think alike, no one is thinking very much. ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ When all think alike, no one thinks very much. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ The question eventually must be raised: Is it a criminal offense to take the name of the Lord in vain? When people curse their parents, it unquestionably is a capital crime ”

- Gary North

“ America is now a space-faring nation. a frontier good for millions of years. The only time remotely comparable was when Columbus discovered a whole new world. ”

- James S. McDonnell

“ Perhaps no hall of comparable size anywhere has served so nobly as a spawning ground for young talent and, it must be said, as a graveyard for the hopes of the mediocre. ”

- Donal Henahan

“ I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan. ”

- Mary Daly

“ The career of a writer is comparable to that of a woman of easy virtue. You write first for pleasure, later for the pleasure of others and finally for money. ”

- Marcel Achard

“ Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, But, they also get more notoriety when they crash. ”

- Amelia Earhart

“ Forsake not an old friend; for the new is not comparable to him: a new friend is as new wine; when it is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure. ”

- Bible

“ The probability of life originating from accident is comparable to the probability of the unabridged dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing shop. ”

- Edward Conklin

“ No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden. ”

- Thomas Jefferson

“ Instinct is a powerful form of natural energy, perhaps comparable in humans to electricity or even atomic energy in the mechanical world. ”

- Margaret A. Ribble

“ Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable unto him. A new friend is as new wine: when it is old thou shalt drink it with pleasure. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan. ”

- Mary Daly

“ There are but few saints amongst scientists, as among other men, but truth itself is a goal comparable with sanctity. ”

- George Sarton

“ At Group L, Stoffel oversees six first-rate programmers, a managerial challenge roughly comparable to herding cats. ”

- The Washington Post Magazine

“ Thinking in its lower grades, is comparable to paper money, and in its higher forms it is a kind of poetry. ”

- Havelock Ellis

“ To relive the relationship between owner and slave we can consider how we treat our cars and dogs — a dog exercising a somewhat similar leverage on our mercies and an automobile being comparable in value to a slave in those days. ”

- Edward Hoagland

“ In a sense it might even be said that our failure is to form habits: for, after all, habit is relative to a stereotyped world, and meantime it is only the roughness of the eye that makes two persons, things, situations, seem alike. ”

- Walter Pater

“ The field of vision is comparable, for me, to the terrain of an archaeological dig. To see is to be on guard, to wait for what emerges from the background, without any name, without any particular interest: what was silent will speak, what is closed will open and will take on a voice. ”

- Paul Virilio

“ Even higher critics have often admitted that the tenth chapter of Genesis is a remarkably accurate historical document. There is no comparable catalog of ancient nations available from any other source. It is unparalleled in its antiquity and comprehensiveness. ”

- Henry Morris

“ Since music is a language with some meaning at least for the immense majority of mankind, although only a tiny minority of people are capable of formulating a meaning in it, and since it is the only language with the contradictory attributes of being at once intelligible and untranslatable, the musical creator is a being comparable to the gods, and music itself the supreme mystery of the science of man, a mystery that all the various disciplines come up against and which holds the key to their progress. ”

- Claude Levi Strauss

“ School divides life into two segments, which are increasingly of comparable length. As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them. ”

- Ivan Illich

“ Only he who can view his own past as an abortion sprung from compulsion and need can use it to full advantage in the present. For what one has lived is at best comparable to a beautiful statue which has had all its limbs knocked off in transit, and now yields nothing but the precious block out of which the image of one's future must be hewn. ”

- Walter Benjamin
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