Quotes of Comparative

“ I feel like I could be likened to an old hound circling on a rug for the last five years. ”

- Neil Young

“ MORE, adj. The comparative degree of too much. ”

- Ambrose Bierce

“ Theft from a single author is plagiarism. Theft from two is comparative study. Theft from three or more is research. ”

- Unknown

“ Independence may be found in comparative as well as in absolute abundance; I mean where a person contracts his desires within the limits of his fortune. ”

- William Shenstone

“ Losses are comparative, imagination only makes them of any moment. ”

- Blaise Pascal

“ There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman: it's only a question of comparative badness, brother. ”

- Plautus

“ The increased presence of Muslims in Italy and in Europe is directly proportional to our loss of freedom. ”

- Oriana Fallaci

“ That which any one has been long learning unwillingly, he unlearns with proportional eagerness and haste. ”

- William Hazlitt

“ Every European visitor to the United States is struck by the comparative rarity of what he would call a face, by the frequency of men and women who look like elderly babies. If he stays in the States for any length of time, he will learn that this cannot be put down to a lack of sensibility — the American feels the joys and sufferings of human life as keenly as anybody else… ”

- W. H. Auden

“ For women… bras, panties, bathing suits, and other stereotypical gear are visual reminders of a commercial, idealized feminine image that our real and diverse female bodies can't possibly fit. Without these visual references, each individual woman's body demands to be accepted on its own terms… ”

- Gloria Steinem
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