Quotes of Contrast

“ The friendship between me and you I will not compare to a chair; for that the rains might rust, or the falling tree might break. - George Bancroft. ”

- George Bancroft

“ The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together. ”

- Saadi

“ Where there is much light, the shadow is deep. ”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“ Happiness ain't a thing in itself — it's only a contrast with something that ain't pleasant. And so, as soon as the novelty is over and the force of the contrast dulled, it ain't happiness any longer, and you have to get something fresh. ”

- Mark Twain

“ You don't merely give over your creativity to making a film — you give over your life! In theatre, by contrast, you live these two rather strange lives simultaneously; you have no option but to confront the mould on last night's washing-up. ”

- Daniel Day Lewis

“ When you look at the world in a narrow way, how narrow it seems! When you look at it in a mean way, how mean it is! When you look at it selfishly, how selfish it is! But when you look at it in a broad, generous, friendly spirit, what wonderful people you find in it. ”

- Horace Rutledge

“ Joy and grief are never far apart. In the same street the shutters of one house are closed while the curtains of the next are brushed by the shadows of the dance. A wedding party returns from the church; and a funeral winds to its door. The smiles and. ”

- Robert Eldridge Willmott

“ Those that differ upon Reason, may come together by Reason. ”

- Benjamin Whichcote

“ I must create a system or be enslaved by another man's; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create. ”

- Sir William Blake

“ If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain or bitter, for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself. ”

- Max Ehrmann

“ The contrast between what we've seen on the TV screens here, what's taken place in London and what's taking place here is incredibly vivid to me. ”

- Laura Bush

“ Of all the things that tax a man's patience, there's nothing to compare with a stuck zipper. ”

- Unknown

“ As the best wine doth make the sharpest vinegar, so the deepest love turneth to the deadliest hate. ”

- John Lyly

“ We are so made that we can derive intense enjoyment from a contrast and very little from a state of things. ”

- Sigmund Freud

“ Denzel Washington's career is an enormous luxury. Compare him to Wesley Snipes. ”

- Alec Baldwin

“ Every night is different, you never know what it's going to be like. I remember every night. I don't like to compare them. ”

- Lenny Kravitz

“ Who wer as lyke as one pease is to another. ”

- John Lyly

“ Our similarities are different. ”

- Philip James Bailey

“ How would you compare Polanski or Kubrick? I try not to do any comparisons. ”

- Tim Roth

“ Somebody who thinks logically is a nice contrast to the real world. ”

- The Law of Thumb

“ A-Rod is probably the only guy I could compare him to at the same age,... Alex had some unbelievable numbers at 21, 22. ”

- Pedro Martinez

“ There is no teaching to compare with example. ”

- Robert Baden Powell

“ It's hard to compare any two coaches. ”

- Mark Messier

“ To appreciate present conditions, collate them with those of antiquity. ”

- Basil Bunting

“ For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it. ”

- Bible

“ What makes the universe so hard to comprehend is that there's nothing to compare it with. ”

- Scott Adams

“ I think comparisons are odious. ”

- John Madden

“ I miss performing before a live audience-the energy and excitement-there's nothing to compare with it. ”

- Rita Mero

“ Compare not thyself with those that have less than thyself, but look on those that have far exceeded thee. ”

- William Gurnall

“ We really shouldn't be running education like a supermarket where you compare prices. ”

- Shirley Williams
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