Quotation Explorer - 'Compared'

In 1994, the average person spent $79 on books as compared to $56 on recorded music. - Richard L. Brandt
All the trials we endure cannot be compared to these interior battles. - Teresa of Ávila
POLITICIAN, n. An eel in the fundamental mud upon which the superstructure of organized society is reared. When we wriggles he mistakes the agitation of his tail for the trembling of the edifice. As compared with the statesman, he suffers the disadvantage of being alive. - Ambrose Bierce
Life is often compared to a marathon, but I think it is more like being a sprinter; long stretches of hard work punctuated by brief moments in which we are given the opportunity to perform at our best.
The love we have in our youth is superficial compared to the love that an old man has for his old wife. - Will Durant
I can say that what you know is just a nothing or let's say thats some kind a small of peace of paper. I also know like you... or probably little more but it's nothing compared to everything. - Deyth Banger
Interior decorating is a rock-hard science compared to psychology practiced by amateurs. - Antonin Scalia
Trust compared to a valuable stone that has been shattered, cannot be restored to its original form. - Ellen J. Barrier
I'd like to say I'm not self-absorbed compared to others, but that's hard to say since I'm far too self-absorbed to pry into others' self-absorption. - Anonymous
If she’d thought the oncoming storm outside was crazy, it was nothing compared to what happened between her and Finn every time they so much as looked at each other. - Jill Shalvis
What lies behind us & what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us. - - Ralph Waldo Emerson
EQUAL RIGHTS and FREE DISCUSSION will be fearlessly advocated and maintained. Sectarian dogmas or tenets will be investigated and compared. - Abner Cole
How inferior the human machine is, compared to man-made machines. They can be decoked, unscrewed, oiled and parts replaced. Decidedly, nature is not a very wonderful thing. - Joris-Karl Huysmans
Pain is nothing compared to what it feels like to quit. Give everything you got today for tomorrow may never come.
The seductive power of sex and money is nothing compared to that of words. - Marty Rubin
As Dostoevski said: 'Love in action is a harsh and dreadful thing compared with love in dreams. - Dorothy Day
Overall, becoming a carbon-neutral country would involve changes in our behaviour, but these are modest compared with the changes that will be forced upon us if we do nothing. - Caroline Lucas
We shall never learn to feel and respect our real calling and destiny, unless we have taught ourselves to consider every thing as moonshine, compared with the education of the heart. - Walter Scott
But he who never sins can little boast Compared to him who goes and sins no more.
How fleeting are all human passions compared with the massive continuity of ducks.
My relative examined you, observed a few of your normal body cells, compared them with what it had learned from other humans most like you, and said that you had not only a cancer, but a talent for cancer. - Octavia E. Butler
Institutions and cultures are not immortal. Humans, Christian and non-Christian, are. Compared to us, our country is a gnat. - Matt Chandler
I expect nothing of man, and disown the race. The only folly is expecting what is never attained; man is most contemptible when compared with his own pretensions. It is better to laugh at man from outside the universe, than to weep for him within. - H.P. Lovecraft
My wisdom is as spurned as chaos. What is my nothingness, compared to the amazement that awaits you? - Arthur Rimbaud
Dreams are tawdry when compared with the leading of God, and not worthy of the aura of wonder we usually surround them with. God only doeth wonders. He does nothing else. His hand can work nothing less. - Jim Elliot
There is no more destructive force in human affairs -- not greed, not hatred -- than the desire to have been right. Non-attachment to possessions is trivial when compared with non-attachment to opinions. - Mark A.R. Kleiman
When you run a business, your business is totally different from others. This means your lifestyle, your routine and what you make out of your business is totally different. You lead a different life compared to those in your neighborhood and the people you knew around your business circle. - Dee Dee Artner
I was compared to Charles Bukowski yesterday. It was the best and worst compliment I've ever gotten. - Rosa Sophia
The old always think the world is getting worse; it is for the young, equipped with historical facts, to point out that, compared with 1509, or even 1939, life in 2009 is sweet as honey. - Hilary Mantel
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. What a man thinks of himself, that is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate. - Henry David Thoreau
I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. - Stanley Kubrick
While doing an enquiry on renowned horror author, Edgar Allen Poe I was astonished to notice how more successful his biographical books sold compared to his own books. - Chris Mentillo
Success can be compared to a camera. Always focus closely on your objective. Ignore distractions. Develop your pictures. If they don't turn out, take more shots for success. Visualize clearly what you want. Make success happen by being persistent. - Mark F. LaMoure
Success is not what you have done compared to what others have done. Success is what you have done compared to what you were supposed to do. - Tony Evans
If a bully mocks you, just think about your positive values compared to the bully and ignore his or her harsh comments. - Saaif Alam
Women have their own braveries, their own mighty courageousness that is of woman, and not to be compared with the courage shown by man. - Richard Llewellyn
I don't compare life to anything. Life can't be defined or compared, I just know that it dresses itself as a murderer in the end. - Griselda Salazar
What's the earth With all its art, verse, music, worth - Compared with love, found, gained, and kept? - Robert Browning
Some experiences are so wonderful, we are like those who dreamed experiencing it. Yet some are beyond amazing when compared to our best experiences we are as though we had been sleeping all the while. - TemitOpe Ibrahim
Sizing up succinctly his lack of formal education compared with his determination to learn from others, the author writes, "I went to college with every person I ever met. - Chris Gardner
Sore muscles are nothing compared to the pain of regret. - Toni Sorenson
Never be hurried in anything. Do all things calmly and in a spirit of repose. Do not lose your inward peace even if everything seems to be going wrong. What is anything in life compared to peace of soul? - Francis de Sales
Your true value depends entirely on what you are compared with. - Bob Wells
All [zoos] actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling. - H. L. Mencken
Life can be compared to fishing, you can get anything you want, as long as you use the right bait. - Cory R Lewis
Life’s short when compared to eternity, but eternity is only worth it because of life. - Scott Thompson
There's no shame compared to being beautiful with nothing in your brain, an ugly devil with wits is much better that the former. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The universe is more than thirteen billion years old. What is the value of a single kiss compared to that? - Shaun David Hutchinson
It is a most mortifying reflection for a man to consider what he has done, compared to what he might have done. - Samuel Johnson
He who exercises government by means of his virtue may be compared to the north polar star, which keeps its place and all the stars turn towards it. - Confucius
Even the fear of death is nothing compared to the fear of not having lived authentically and fully. - Frances Moore Lappe
What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us - Henry Stanley Haskins
I am who I am', said God to Moses regarding His name,because none was worth to be compared to His godhead. - Toba Beta
Our lives can be compared to beautiful streams, which are destined to flow, grow in majesty to create wonderful features such as cascading waterfalls, and give nourishment and life to those in its path. - Inshan Meahjohn
Still, compared to him, compared to the people we descend from, I am free of history. I'm so free of history I have to get in a car and drive seven states to find it. - Sarah Vowell
What is the sweetness of flowers compared to the savour of dust and confinement? - Peter Ackroyd
I would much rather have my grotesque products of the imagination compared to your delusional sanity. - Christopher Page
A mother’s love is like an everlasting bed of roses, that continues to blossom. A mother’s love bears strength, comfort, healing and warmth. Her beauty is compared to a sunny day that shines upon each rose petal and inspires hope. - Ellen J. Barrier
Nuclear Weapons aren't much of a threat, today; compared to Families of the world, going Nuclear. - Aniruddha Sastikar
I will never abandon one opportunity and wait for another. We have not reached the goal we are striving for. What you see now is nothing compared to our vision…just tiny parts of what lies ahead. - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Afflictions are light when compared with what we really deserve. They are light when compared with the sufferings of the Lord Jesus. But perhaps their real lightness is best seen by comparing them with the weight of glory which is awaiting us. - Arthur W. Pink
If you had the seeds of pestilence in your body you would not have a more active contagion that you have in your tempers, tastes, and principles. Simply to be in this world, whatever you are, is to exert an influence, compared with which mere language and persuasion are feeble.
The best coffee in Europe is Vienna coffee, compared to which all other coffee is fluid poverty. - Mark Twain
Compared to Eternity, The seconds of "Now" are more valuable than all the money and valuables in the world combined. - Matthew Donnelly
Whatever the cost of our libraries, the price is cheap compared to that of an ignorant nation. - Walter Cronkite
Peter must have thought, "Who am I compared to Mr. Faithfulness (John)?" But Jesus clarified the issue. John was responsible for John. Peter was responsible for Peter. And each had only one command to heed: "Follow Me." (John 21:20-22) - Charles R. Swindoll
He was the one I compared all others to. - C.J. English
If we fight a war and win it with H-bombs, what history will remember is not the ideals we were fighting for but the methods we used to accomplish them. These methods will be compared to the warfare of Genghis Khan who ruthlessly killed every last inhabitant of Persia.
A book may be compared to your neighbor; if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
If beauty is relative, then any and everything when compared to the beauty of God is absolutely hideous. - Criss Jami
It has nothing to do with who I am as compared to everyone else. It has everything to do with who I am in companionship with God. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion. what a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate. - Henry David Thoreau
What is Divine duty compared to the kiss of a women...what is Destiny compared to the soft touch of a lady....what is the will of a God compared to the eyes and voice of the one you love. - Takini
Man, I was tame compared to what they do now, are you kidding ? All that I ever did was just jiggle. - Elvis Presley
Compared with lesbians, gays seem to be more unapologetic about their sexual orientation. The former must not have balls. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Immortal beings have been compared to stars, these are existences that linger on long after the death of the thing itself. - Zeena Schreck
Compared to art, all other professions are but chores. - T.L. Rese
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