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Funny Comparison Quotes
Funny Quotes about Comparison

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One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not overrate what you have received, nor envy others.
He who envies others does not obtain peace of mind.
- The Buddha

Religion is more than life. Remember that his own religion
is the truest to every man even if it stands low
in the scales of philosophical comparison.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another,
but let him work diligently and build one for himself,
thus by example assuring that his own
shall be safe from violence when built.
- Abraham Lincoln


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Love is the total absence of fear.
Love asks no questions.
Its natural state is one of extension and expansion,
not comparison and measurement.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Comparisons are odious.
- old English Proverb

The ego lives by comparisons...
The ego cannot survive without judgment.
- A Course in Miracles


 

It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble.
It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
- Mark Twain (attributed)

If you do what you've always done,
you'll get what you always got.
- Mark Twain

"It's not that important,
don't worry about it" is the answer,
now what was the question?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Well, you ask a silly question, and you get a silly answer.
- Tom Lehrer

You can't make an omelet without breaking eggs.
- Anonymous

The first sigh of love is the last breath of wisdom.
- Anonymous

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

Everybody is a genius.
But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,
it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.
- Albert Einstein

The more he became truly wise,
the more he distrusted everything he knew.
- Voltaire

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

What would be the use of immortality to a person
who cannot use well a half an hour.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Speak when you are angry -
and you will make the best speech you'll ever regret.
- Laurence J. Peter

How many legs does a dog have
if you call the tail a leg? Four.
Calling a tail a leg doesn't make it a leg.
- Abraham Lincoln

When all think alike, no one is thinking very much.
- Walter Lippmann

In the book of life, the answers aren't in the back.
- Charles M. Schulz in his Peanuts cartoon

Money won't make you happy...
but everybody wants to find out for themselves.
- Zig Ziglar

One of the greatest pains to human nature is the pain of a new idea.
- Walter Bagehot

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Just once in a while, let us exalt
the importance of ideas and information.
- Edward R. Murrow

The way I see it, it doesn't matter what you believe,
just so you're sincere.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Go Fly A Kite, Charlie Brown

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
- sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or Samuel Johnson

The universe we observe has precisely
the properties we should expect
if there is, at bottom, no design,
no purpose, no evil, no good,
nothing but blind, pitiless indifference.
- Charles Darwin

All people know the same truth.
Our lives consist of how we chose to distort it.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

Life is defined more by its contrasts than its samenesses;
Life is defined more by its risks than the many securities.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The urge to save humanity is almost always
a false front for the urge to rule.
- H. L. Mencken

You can observe a lot by just watching.
- Yogi Berra

The end of the human race will be that
it will eventually die of civilization.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Society is always taken by surprise
at any new example of common sense.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I can't go back to yesterday -
because I was a different person then.
- Lewis Carroll

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

Never give a sword to a man who can't dance.
- Confucius

There is only one thing about which I am certain,
and that is that there is very little
about which one can be certain.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

To the mind that is still,
the whole universe surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

I am a Passionate Observer of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Success is failure recycled.
Life is death reborn.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono

What's done is done.
- William Shakespeare

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness walks on busy feet.
- Kitte Turmell

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing,
and should be treated with caution.
- J. K. Rowling

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greatest wealth is health.
- Virgil

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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