Quotation Explorer - 'Alike'

We need not think alike to love alike. - Frances David
If liberty and equality, as is thought by some are chiefly to be found in democracy, they will be best attained when all persons alike share in the government to the utmost. - Aristotle
...and then she realized: they WERE all alike! - Anne Taintor
Freedom is essentially a condition of inequality, not equality. It recognizes as a fact of nature the structural differences inherent in man -in temperament, character, and capacity - and it respects those differences. We are not alike and no law can make us so. - Frank Chodorov
I love you because no two snowflakes are alike, and it is possible, if you stand tippy-toe, to walk between the raindrops. - Nikki Giovanni
If you don't have a common set of values in life, you're gonna have a lot of trouble. Your values must be alike.
I wonder how many such men in America would know that Communism, the New Deal, Fascism, Nazism, are merely so-many trade-names for collectivist Statism, like the trade-names for tooth-pastes which are all exactly alike except for the flavouring. - Albert Jay Nock
In giving freedom to the slave, we assure freedom to the free -- honorable alike in what we give, and what we preserve. We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope of earth - Abraham Lincoln
Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives. - Marilyn Ferguson
These times of ours are series and full of calamity, but all times are essentially alike. As soon as there is life there is danger. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Life writes the poetry, but it will always call for witnesses and scribes alike to tattoo its echoes upon the ghosts of trees. - Ged Thompson ~Poet
Women and cars are alike. Once they start giving you problems, get rid of them. - Anonymous
In the treatment of poverty nationally, one fact stands out: there are twice as many white poor as Negro poor in the United States. Therefore I will not dwell on the experiences of poverty that derive from racial discrimination, but will discuss the poverty that affects white and Negro alike. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Where all men think alike, no one thinks very much. - Walter Lippmann
DISOBEY, v.t. To celebrate with an appropriate ceremony the maturity of a command. His right to govern me is clear as day, My duty manifest to disobey; And if that fit observance e'er I shut May I and duty be alike undone. Israfel Brown - Ambrose Bierce
How talented was death. How many expressions and manipulations of hand, face, body, no two alike. They stood like the naked pipes of a vast derelict calliope, their mouths cut into frantic vents. And now the great hand of mania descended upon one hundred-throated, unending scream. - Ray Bradbury
God is not partial. All His children have His total Love, and all His gifts are freely given to everyone alike. - Helen Schucman
The law, in its majestic equality, forbids rich and poor alike to sleep under bridges, to beg in the streets, and to steal their bread. - Anatole France
You are spiritual, blessed, and god-like when you have realized that God and all humans are alike. - Debasish Mridha
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently. - Friedrich Nietzsche
You can't copy anybody and end with anything. If you copy, it means you're working without any real feeling. No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music. - Billie Holiday
It is with our judgments as with our watches; no two go just alike, yet each believes his own. - Alexander Pope
Women dress alike all over the world: they dress to be annoying to other women.
When he was young, I told Dale Jr. that hunting and racing are a lot alike. Holding that steering wheel and holding that rifle both mean you better be responsible. - Dale Earnhardt
The death-knell of the republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class and for its interests as opposed to the interests of others. - Theodore Roosevelt
A book has but one voice, but it does not instruct everyone alike. - Thomas à Kempis
And yet we were very much alike; we’d lost our souls, and we were ready to destroy others. - Yasmina Khadra
One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
The invisible and the non-existent look very much alike. - Delos McKown
He's a man," Themla said."I guess that explains it.""Hairy, Neanderthalic," Thelma said, "perpetually half-crazed from excessive levels of testosterone, plagued by racial memories of the lost glory of mammoth-hunting expeditions - they're all alike. - Dean Koontz
Like the wind crying endlessly through the universe, Time carries away the names and the deeds of conquerors and commoners alike. And all that we are, all that remains, is in the memories of those who cared we came this way for a brief moment. - Harlan Ellison
Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul alike. - John Muir
He asked me for a light to light his cigarette, and by reason of unaware, it is he that really gave light to me, made me realize how much alike we all are, breathing the same air, beating the same red blood, separated through some fortune and shame in the way of humanity. - Anthony Liccione
No two of us learn our language alike, nor, in a sense, does any finish learning it while he lives. - Willard Van Orman Quine
All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they really happened and after you are finished reading one you feel that it all happened to you and after which it all belongs to you. - Ernest Hemingway
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. - Theodore Roosevelt
Men's natures are alike, it is their habits that carry them far apart. - Confucius
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans. - John F. Kennedy
[On school uniforms] Don't these schools do enough damage making all these kids think alike, now they have to make them look alike too? It's not a new idea, either. I first saw it in old newsreels from the 1930s, but it was hard to understand because the narration was in German. - George Carlin
There is a difference between Confidence and Arrogance..Both look alike but stem from two very different sources..One comes from Self Belief and the other comes from Ego.. - Abha Maryada Banerjee
There are good fathers and bad fathers, good sons and bad sons, good husbands and bad ones, but great friends are all alike. We choose them and keep them. We aren’t bound to them by anything but love. - Sarah Manguso
For [W. B.] Yeats magic was not so much a kind of poetry as poetry a kind of magic, and the object of both alike was evocation of energies and knowledge from beyond normal consciousness. - Kathleen Raine
If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking. - George S. Patton Jr.
To say that a being who is sentient has no interest in continuing to live is like saying that a being with eyes has no interest in continuing to see. Death—however humane—is a harm for humans and nonhumans alike. - Gary L. Francione
Beneath the uniformity that unites us in communication there is a chaotic personal diversity of connections, and, for each of us, the connections continue to evolve. No two of us learn our language alike, nor, in a sense, does any finish learning it while he lives. - Willard Van Orman Quine
Sex and politics are a lot alike. You don't have to be good at them to enjoy them. - Barry M. Goldwater
There are no two hours alike. Every hour is unique and the only one given at the moment, exclusive and endlessly precious. Judaism teaches us to be attached to holiness in time; to learn how to consecrate sanctuaries that emerge from the magnificent stream of a year. - Abraham Joshua Heschel
Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play and pray, where nature heals and give strength to body and soul alike. - John Muir
The very idea of freedom presupposes some objective moral law which overarches rulers and ruled alike. - C. S. Lewis
Whoever is open, loyal, true; of humane and affable demeanour; honourable himself, and in his judgement of others; faithful to his word as to law, and faithful alike to God and man....such a man is a true gentleman. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Gemini....You revere scientists and shamans alike, providing them with what they need to do their good work for the enhancement of the realm." (Rob Brezsny) - Lesley Thomas
The prophet and the quack are alike admired for a generation, and admired for the wrong reasons. - G. K. Chesterton
Because philosophy arises from awe, a philosopher is bound in his way to be a lover of myths and poetic fables. Poets and philosophers are alike in being big with wonder. - Thomas Aquinas
In a democracy, people always vote for their alike! Pig for the pig, raven for the raven! Dull for the dull, wise for the wise! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Approval is overrated...Approval and disapproval alike satisfy those who deliver it more than those who receive it. I don't care for approval, and I don't mind doing without. - Gregory Maguire
Every utterance is an event, and no two events are precisely alike. The extreme view, therefore, is that no word ever means the same thing twice. - Louis B. Saloman
If everybody's thinking alike, somebody isn't thinking. - Unknown
Even when someone battles hard, there is an equal portion for one who lingers behind, and in the same honor are held both the coward and the brave man; the idle man and he who has done much meet death alike. - Homer
The mandate of God to man, believers and unbelievers alike is that they should manage the earth for God. - Sunday Adelaja
We are all doomed to seek our own happiness; we can't help ourselves. We are all, the cruel and the gentle alike, condemned to seeking that happiness in the dark. We use our need as the blind use a walking stick, to determine the safety of every forward step. - Jesse Browner
The rain fell alike upon the just and upon the unjust, and for nothing was there a why and a wherefore. - W. Somerset Maugham
A smile or a tear has not nationality; joy and sorrow speak alike to all nations, and they, above all the confusion of tongues, proclaim the brotherhood of man - Frederick Douglass
Where all think alike, no one thinks very much. - Walter Lippmann
Love and translation look alike in their grammar. To love someone implies transforming their words into ours. Making an effort to understand the other person and, inevitably, to misinterpret them. To construct a precarious language together. - Andrés Neuman
In school we learn to think alike, but true education is to learn how to think differently. - Debasish Mridha
By nature, men are nearly alike; by practice, they get to be wide apart. - Confucius
When all think alike, no one thinks very much. - Albert Einstein
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. - Leo Tolstoy
If everyone is thinking alike, then someone isn't thinking.
A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. - Unknown
Great minds think alike, and fools seldom differ. - Anonymous
The bravest are surely those who have the clearest vision of what is before them, glory and danger alike, and yet notwithstanding, go out to meet it. - Thucydides
Christianity and Buddhism are very much alike, especially Buddhism. - G.K. Chesterton
Freedom is essentially a condition of inequality, not equality. It recognizes as a fact of nature the structural differences inherent in man in temperament, character, and capacity and it respects those differences. We are not alike and no law can make us so. - Frank Chodorov
Set out from any point. They are all alike. They all lead to a point of departure. - Antonio Porchia
Sadly, my socks are like snowflakes, no two are exactly alike. - Graham Parke
Destiny waits alike for the free man as well as for him enslaved by another's might. - Aeschylus
Treat all men alike. Give them all the same laws. Give them all an even chance to live and grow. - Chief Joseph
For we both alike know that into the discussion of human affairs the question of justice enters only where the pressure of necessity is equal, and that the powerful exact when they can, and the weak grant what they must. - Thucydides
We all used to try so hard to fit in. We wanted to look exactly alike, do all the same things, practically be the same person, but when we weren't looking that all changed....what the summer actually brought was independence from each other. - Now and Then
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