Quotation Explorer - 'Equivalent'

I consider the law prohibiting the sharing of copies with your friend the moral equivalent of Jim Crow. It does not deserve respect. - Richard M Stallman
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking. - Wallace Stevens
you may meet opportunities; you may miss opportunities; you may create opportunities. Opportunities may recur; opportunities may be equivalent but not equal. For the sake of the vicissitudes of life and the mutability of time, watch your time - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
QUILL, n. An implement of torture yielded by a goose and commonly wielded by an ass. This use of the quill is now obsolete, but its modern equivalent, the steel pen, is wielded by the same everlasting Presence. - Ambrose Bierce
I'm not afraid of facts, I welcome facts but a congeries of facts is not equivalent to an idea. This is the essential fallacy of the so-called "scientific" mind. People who mistake facts for ideas are incomplete thinkers; they are gossips. - Cynthia Ozick
An arguing couple spiraling into negativity and teetering on the brink of divorce is actually mathematically equivalent to the beginning of a nuclear war. - Hannah Fry
Tradition is the social equivalent of personal habit.
After getting respect, one will get an equal amount of insult, if not in this life then the next. If you taste even the slightest of pleasure from this body-complex [pudgal], you will have to pay back an equivalent amount. Therefore become attachment-free (vitarag). - Dada Bhagwan
What a computer is to me is the most remarkable tool that we have ever come up with. It's the equivalent of a bicycle for our minds. - Steve Jobs
Maybe a good goal would be to just at least always try to create something good. Like something that is connected to love in some way. Like the [musical] equivalent of…you can make a decision to be kind. You can make a decision to greet people kindly and make jokes with people and connect. - Joanna Newsom
Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit. - W. Clement Stone
The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen. - Alice Walker
Do not seek evil gains; evil gains are the equivalent of disaster. - Hesiod
There's no equivalent to Mozart in writing. - Fran Lebowitz
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death. - Ayn Rand
Writing without revising is the literary equivalent of waltzing gaily out of the house in your underwear. - Patricia Fuller
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. - Aldous Huxley
The smallest component of the human molecule is a vibration - the equivalent to a musical note. Taking the time to learn more self-awareness at this level creates life experiences beyond that of all the greatest symphonies ever heard - Gary Hopkins
The amount of time an individual may spend pondering over what his neighbor has and what he does not, is equivalent to the amount of time the individual has lost in becoming an equal to his neighbors. - Victoria Addino
who says love is better than hate. i feel both gives equivalent pain. - shivangi lavaniya
If your desires are not great, a little will seem much to you; for small appetite makes poverty equivalent to wealth. - Democritus
Emotional states are fairly quick bursts of neuronal gossip. Traits, on the other hand, are more like the neuronal equivalent of committed relationships. - Yongey Mingyur
Good conversation is the equivalent of shared emotion. - Marty Rubin
I can tell you that "Just cheer up" is almost universally looked at as the most unhelpful depression cure ever. It's pretty much the equivalent of telling someone who just had their legs amputated to "just walk it off. - Jenny Lawson
To say that atheism is not a religion is the equivalent of saying anarchy is not really a political creed - Bō Jinn
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience. - Bill Watterson
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