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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.

Drew Barrymore

I don't want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child.

Richard M. Nixon

We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.

Lenny Kravitz

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.

Billy Joel

I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints - The sinners are much more fun.

Leon Trotsky

Fascism is nothing but capitalist reaction.

Coco Chanel

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

Victor Hugo

Life is the flower for which love is the honey.

Joseph Conrad

A word carries far, very far, deals destruction through time as the bullets go flying through space.

William Butler Yeats

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Washington Irving

Great minds have purposes; others have wishes.

Annie Leibovitz

Computer photography won't be photography as we know it. I think photography will always be chemical.

Thomas Merton

A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning

An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.

Mia Hamm

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

Horace Mann

Evil and good are God's right hand and left.

Carl Sandburg

A book is never a masterpiece: it becomes one. Genius is the talent of a dead man.

Wallace Stevens

If poetry should address itself to the same needs and aspirations, the same hopes and fears, to which the Bible addresses itself, it might rival it in distribution.

Jules Renard

Don't tell a woman she's pretty; tell her there's no other woman like her, and all roads will open to you.

Terri Guillemets

I love my father as the stars - he's a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart.

Gloria Steinem

Law and justice are not always the same.

Socrates

An honest man is always a child.

Leon Trotsky

In a serious struggle there is no worse cruelty than to be magnanimous at an inopportune time.

George Foreman

Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it.

Susan B. Anthony

I have encountered riotous mobs and have been hung in effigy, but my motto is: Men's rights are nothing more. Women's rights are nothing less.

Richard Burton

A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.

George Washington Carver

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.

John Milton

Death is the golden key that opens the palace of eternity.

David Lloyd George

A young man who isn't a socialist hasn't got a heart; an old man who is a socialist hasn't got a head.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go off better than a fresh one that you've scowled upon.

Peter Drucker

Company cultures are like country cultures. Never try to change one. Try, instead, to work with what you've got.

Epicurus

I would rather be first in a little Iberian village than second in Rome.

Camille Paglia

Television is actually closer to reality than anything in books. The madness of TV is the madness of human life.

Garrison Keillor

A good newspaper is never nearly good enough but a lousy newspaper is a joy forever.

Steve King

By following these simple suggestions, your freshly painted car could look like new for as long as you own it

Steven Wright

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

Anatole France

Ignorance and error are necessary to life, like bread and water.

Eudora Welty

It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people, that books were not natural wonders, coming of themselves like grass.

Dave Barry

Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at least 172 miles per hour upside down.

William Arthur Ward

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Good manners sometimes means simply putting up with other people's bad manners.

Malcolm De Chazal

Animals awaken, first facially, then bodily. Men's bodies wake before their faces do. The animal sleeps within its body, man sleeps with his body in his mind.

Osama bin Laden

We love death. The U.S. loves life. That is the difference between us two.

Leonardo da Vinci

Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.

Steve Carell

He's likable and normal but is a slight degree of a hermit and has a huge secret, ... I think it bothers him, but he's getting through and trying to keep a stiff upper lip about it.

Plato

A hero is born among a hundred, a wise man is found among a thousand, but an accomplished one might not be found even among a hundred thousand men.

Leon Trotsky

England is nothing but the last ward of the European madhouse, and quite possibly it will prove to be the ward for particularly violent cases.

Stephen Colbert

I wrote things for the school's newspaper, and - like all teenagers - I dabbled in poetry.

Susan B. Anthony

I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.

Charles Bukowski

If you want to know who your friends are, get yourself a jail sentence.

William Blake

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

Robert Frost

My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be; she loves the bare, the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane

Chanakya

A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night.

William S. Burroughs

Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact.

Paulo Coelho

The wise are wise only because they love. The fool are fools only because they think they can understand love.

Charles Baudelaire

A book is a garden, an orchard, a storehouse, a party, a company by the way, a counselor, a multitude of counselors.

Jean Baudrillard

Cowardice and courage are never without a measure of affectation. Nor is love. Feelings are never true. They play with their mirrors.

Henry Miller

The man who looks for security, even in the mind, is like a man who would chop off his limbs in order to have artificial ones which will give him no pain or trouble.

Zig Ziglar

If God would have wanted us to live in a permissive society He would have given us Ten Suggestions and not Ten Commandments.

Hillaire Belloc

I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment.

Elizabeth I

I know I have the body of a weak and feeble woman, but I have the heart and stomach of a king, and of a king of England too.

Billy Joel

There's nothing better than good sex. But bad sex? A peanut butter and jelly sandwich is better than bad sex.

Woody Allen

Comedy just pokes at problems, rarely confronts them squarely. Drama is like a plate of meat and potatoes, comedy is rather the dessert, a bit like meringue.

Halle Berry

I wish all men were like dogs.

Mel Brooks

Anybody can direct, but there are only eleven good writers.

Steve Martin

Comedy may be big business but it isn't pretty.

Stephen Colbert

As natural as a gorilla beating his chest.

Douglas MacArthur

Age wrinkles the body. Quitting wrinkles the soul.

Coco Chanel

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!

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Emily Dickinson

Dogs are better than human beings because they know but do not tell.

Joseph Conrad

A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns.

Lao Tzu

Truthful words are not beautiful; beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive; persuasive words are not good.

Chanakya

A person should not be too honest. Straight trees are cut first and honest people are screwed first.

Anton Chekhov

Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other.

D. H. Lawrence

All that we know is nothing, we are merely crammed wastepaper baskets, unless we are in touch with that which laughs at all our knowing.

Gertrude Stein

I've been rich and I've been poor. It's better to be rich.

Zora Neale Hurston

Anybody depending on somebody else's God is depending on a fox not to eat chickens.

Robert Burns

Suspense is worse than disappointment.

William Gibson

Language is to the mind more than light is to the eye.

Will Rogers

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.

Horace

A shoe that is too large is apt to trip one, and when too small, to pinch the feet. So it is with those whose fortune does not suit them.

Dorothy Day

Certainly we disagree with the Communist Party, as we disagree with other political parties who are trying to maintain the American way of life.

John Dryden

You see through love, and that deludes your sight, As what is straight seems crooked through the water.

Carl Sandburg

A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.

Charles Lamb

Boys are capital fellows in their own way, among their mates; but they are unwholesome companions for grown people.

Eudora Welty

Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.

Francois de La Rochefoucauld

As great minds have the faculty of saying a great deal in a few words, so lesser minds have a talent of talking much, and saying nothing.

Christopher Morley

All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful: but the beauty is grim.

Robin Williams

I like my wine like my women - ready to pass out.

George Washington

If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.

Ernest Hemingway

When you have shot one bird flying you have shot all birds flying. They are all different and they fly in different ways but the sensation is the same and the last one is as good as the first.

Rabindranath Tagore

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

Pamela Anderson

I have this phobia: I don't like mirrors. And I don't watch myself on television. If anything comes on, I make them shut it off, or I leave the room.

Edgar Allan Poe

Beauty of whatever kind, in its supreme development, invariably excites the sensitive soul to tears.

Stephen Colbert

An attractive vessel through which the river of truth can flow.

Richard Burton

An actor is something less than a man, while an actress is something more than a woman.

Joseph Campbell

Computers are like Old Testament gods; lots of rules and no mercy.

P. G. Wodehouse

He was white and shaken, like a dry martini.

Camille Paglia

Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff to prove that they are worthy of woman's attention.

H. L. Mencken

A good politician is quite as unthinkable as an honest burglar.