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Let these Comparing quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.
Do the best you can. Be proud of your accomplishments -
without comparing yourself to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Related topics: Values Motivational
Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller
Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
It's impossible to compare two bands.
It would be like comparing two lovers.
- Dave Navarro
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I'm not comparing Bush to Adolf Hitler -
because George Bush,
for one thing, is not as smart as Adolf Hitler.
- David Clennon
One finds the truth by making a hypothesis and comparing
observations with the hypothesis.
- David Douglass
When you stop comparing what is right here and now with what you wish were,
you can begin to enjoy what is.
- Cheri Huber
Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.
- Marquis de Condorcet
I really don't look at comparing things that way because
even in a 14-game season,
there could be a running back who could have a lot
more carries than other running backs.
- Franco Harris
If anybody ever dares to compare Bob Dole to Clinton,
then they're comparing a criminal to an honest man.
- Sonny Bono
They've been talking about Pi, which I haven't seen,
they've been comparing it to Usual Suspects,
Sixth Sense, and Fight Club, and I didn't see that either.
- Joe Pantoliano
Let's be careful when we start comparing American to
European tolerance because there isn't necessarily
a lot of European tolerance.
- Montel Williams
I'm not 40 yet.
I wouldn't even bother comparing myself to Chaplin.
- Robert Downey, Jr.
Even if one is interested only in one's own society,
which is one's prerogative, one can understand that
society much better by comparing it with others.
- Peter L. Berger
I don't want to embarrass any other catcher by comparing him to Johnny Bench.
- Sparky Anderson
Comparing in the past years, Tamyra Gray and everyone
else that didn't win but their careers are doing well.
- LaToya London
Second, when comparing private school and public school test scores,
it's like apples and oranges.
Public schools have to take everyone,
but private schools can be selective.
It's not accurate or fair to compare the job they do.
- Dennis Moore
I'm at peace with myself and where I am.
In the past, I was always looking to see how everybody else was doing.
I wasn't competitive, I was comparative.
I just wanted to be where everybody else was.
Now I've gotten to an age when I am not comparing anymore.
- Courteney Cox
So right off, I'm going to have to say that a lot of
people have been comparing Life Is Killing Me to World Coming Down,
and I think a lot of those people equate art and sales figures,
and I don't do that.
- Josh Silver
If Obama fails to win reelection, let the blame be
first laid at the door of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi,
who at a pivotal point threw gasoline on the flames
by comparing angry American citizens to Nazis.
- Camille Paglia
Bob Dylan is quite a songwriter, and a great singer and musician.
I won't bother with comparing myself to him,
but I will say that I heard his records at a very young
age and I still listen to all his records.
- Frank Black
In comparing therefore the value of the same commodity,
at different periods of time, the consideration of
the comparative skill and intensity of labour,
required for that particular commodity,
needs scarcely to be attended to, as it operates equally at both periods.
- David Ricardo
In fact, from then on scholars engaged in a kind of
game of comparing different Indo-European languages with one another,
and eventually they could not fail to wonder what exactly
these connections showed,
and how they should be interpreted in concrete terms.
- Ferdinand de Saussure
You can look at that by comparing Medicare's growth
rates to the private insurance world,
to the other Federal programs that we run,
by looking at the billions of dollars,
not millions but billions of dollars,
we waste every year.
- Bobby Jindal
We shall probably never attain the power of measuring
the velocity of nervous action;
for we have not the opportunity of comparing its propagation through immense space,
as we have in the case of light.
- Johannes P. Muller
It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and
their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen
of every religion and philosophy,
that we can, by checking them as we go along,
and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them.
- H. P. Blavatsky
In comparing various authors with one another,
I have discovered that some of the gravest and latest
writers have transcribed,
word for word, from former works, without making acknowledgment.
- Pliny the Elder
It hurt me a great deal.
It put a lot of pressure on me because I was at a young
age and the writers around here and throughout the
league starting comparing me to Cobb.
It put a lot of pressure on me.
- Al Kaline
Be simply yourself and don't compare or compete.
- Lao Tzu
When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu
You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing,
and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars.
You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music.
- Dustin Diamond
With every song that I write, I compare it to the Beatles.
The thing is, they only got there before me.
If I'd been born at the same time as John Lennon,
I'd have been up there.
- Noel Gallagher
Of all creatures in this visible world,
light is the most glorious; of all light,
the light of the sun without compare excels the rest.
- William Gurnall
I compare it to being in a car accident.
There's so much adrenaline rushing through you that
you remember being in the accident but you don't remember any of the details.
- Brooke Langton
Boxing is the ultimate challenge.
There's nothing that can compare to testing yourself
the way you do every time you step in the ring.
- Sugar Ray Leonard
If you compare me to an actor, I'm probably one of
the best boxers in the profession.
But if you compare me as a boxer, I'm probably one of the best actors.
- Olivier Martinez
Is it not rather what we expect in men,
that they should have numerous strands of experience
lying side by side and never compare them with each other?
- George Eliot
I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan
with that of a British nobleman.
- Thomas Day
We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema -
some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
- Boris Spassky
How would you compare Polanski or Kubrick? I try not to do any comparisons.
- Tim Roth
You can compare me with Greta Garbo.
I have big feet, too.
- Lee Remick
Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.
It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything.
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
- Vladimir Nabokov
There's nothing to compare to live music,
there just isn't anything.
- Gloria Gaynor
Texas will again lift it's head and stand among the nations.
It ought to do so, for no country upon the globe can
compare with it in natural advantages.
- Sam Houston
I liked the energy of cooking, the action,
I often compare the kitchen to sports and compare the chef to a coach.
There are a lot of similarities to it.
- Todd English
I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms
of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations,
with an appropriate correction for distance.
- Charles Francis Richter
I compare the Twist to the electric light,
The Twist is me, and I'm it.
I'm the electric light.
- Chubby Checker
Some twins feel like they need to compare themselves to each other,
but we're not that way.
That's because of my parents, though,
and having six kids in the family.
- Ashley Olsen
Compare Scripture with Scripture.
False doctrines, like false witnesses,
agree not among themselves.
- William Gurnall
I know of no book which has been a source of brutality and sadistic conduct,
both public and private, that can compare with the Bible.
- James Paget
I don't compare 'em, I just catch 'em.
- Willie Mays
I can't compare quarterbacks as apples and oranges
in my mind because everybody's in a different system.
- John Elway
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you,
and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations -
such is a pleasure beyond compare.
- Kenko Yoshida
I think to compare any time you win a Stanley Cup would
be unfair to all the players from all the teams.
- Mark Messier
You can't compare a Super Bowl crowd,
which tends to be more polite and a little more neutral to that.
The Super Bowl only has 7,000 to 8,000 fans for each team.
- Lamar Hunt
All I know is that when I mix to digital and when I
mix to tape I compare them and the tape always wins out.
- Jim Diamond
I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours.
Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear;
this prism could be the spirit of the listener.
- Arvo Part
Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast
dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.
- Guru Nanak
I had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby.
I would find out which stories had been sold to be
made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it.
- Satyajit Ray
I am still learning every day not to watch other people's careers and compare.
- Joely Fisher
The people must know before they can act,
and there is no educator to compare with the press.
- Ida B. Wells
If you're asking me to compare myself to other people,
I don't really know what other people are like.
- Jules Shear
Writing checks for charities is necessary and important.
But it can't compare with corporal works of mercy,
which are infinitely greater.
- William E. Simon
Alas for the affairs of men!
When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow;
and if they are unfortunate,
a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
People always want to put a label on you;
they always want to compare you to something.
- Carrot Top
Stage and film are just two wildly different animals.
Why compare the two?
- Bebe Neuwirth
It's hard to compare actors from different generations.
- Kim Hunter
There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
- Charles de Lint
One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone.
Though I know only a little Spanish,
I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and
see how the translator worked.
- Anita Diament
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
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