These comparison quotes are engineered to bring out the true import of comparing two things. Read these famous contrast/similarity quotations and sayings for a fair idea on this.

Comparison Quotes

How does one find out what is the best and the worst? A good yardstick is to compare two things, people, places, objects, ideas and any other matters with each other. Comparing two things is the best way to find out the similarities and dissimilarities, the good and the bad, the high and the low between them. Of course, the comparison must be logical or else it will become a fallacy. Read the famous contrast/similarity quotations and sayings to find out how you can use comparison to get the best deal.

Feelings are like chemicals, the more you analyze them the worse they smell.

- Charles Kingsley

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

- Victor Hugo

Actions lie louder than words.

- Carolyn Wells

All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.

- James Russell Lowell

Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.

- Stray Birds , Rabindranath Tagore

Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.

- James Russell Lowell

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.

- Lady Windermere's Fan , Oscar Wilde

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.

- Rabindranath Tagore

An honest man is always a child.

- Socrates

A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of width.

- Steven Wright

Cross country skiing is great if you live in a small country.

- Steven Wright

A camel makes an elephant feel like a jet plane.

- Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings.

- Salvador Dali

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.

- Salvador Dali

There is hardly any activity, any enterprise, which is started out with such tremendous hopes and expectations, and yet which fails so regularly, as love.

- The Art of Loving , Erich Fromm

Cursing is invoking the assistance of a spirit to help you inflict suffering. Swearing on the other hand, is invoking, only the witness of a spirit to an statement you wish to make.

- John Ruskin

The grace of God means something like: Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you.

- Frederick Buechner

The weather is like the government, always in the wrong.

- Jerome K. Jerome

Marilyn Monroe wasn't even her real name, Charles Manson isn't his real name, and now, I'm taking that to be my real name. But what's real? You can't find the truth, you just pick the lie you like the best.

- Marilyn Manson

To me faith means not worrying.

- John Dewey

In America today, we are nearer a final triumph over poverty than is any other land.

- Herbert Hoover

All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.

- Indira Gandhi

Even if I died in the service of the nation, I would be proud of it. Every drop of my blood... will contribute to the growth of this nation and to make it strong and dynamic.

- Indira Gandhi

My father was a statesman, I am a political woman. My father was a saint. I am not.

- Indira Gandhi

Bitterness is like cancer. It eats upon the host. But anger is like fire. It burns it all clean.

- Maya Angelou

I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.

- Michael Jordan

When it came to kissing, Harlow was the best.

- James Stewart

I hope all you young girls see yourself up there... we were just like you.

- Mia Hamm

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

- William Blake

There are always new, grander challenges to confront, and a true winner will embrace each one.

- Mia Hamm

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.

- Mother Teresa

I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God.

- Mother Teresa

Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow

- William Blake

Man is an animal that makes bargains: no other animal does this - no dog exchanges bones with another.

- The Wealth of Nations , Adam Smith

A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.

- Theodore Roosevelt

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children.

- Bill Cosby

In my country we go to prison first and then become President.

- Nelson Mandela

Facts and truth really don't have much to do with each other.

- William Faulkner

All great novels, all true novels, are bisexual.

- Milan Kundera

I've always believed in writing without a collaborator, because where two people are writing the same book, each believes he gets all the worry and only half the royalties.

- Dame Agatha Christie

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