PASSIONS are likened best to floods and streams: The shallow murmur, but the deep are dumb; - Walter Raleigh
There are pauses amidst study, and even pauses of seeming idleness, in which a process goes on which may be likened to the digestion of food. In those seasons of repose, the powers are gathering their strength for new efforts; as land which lies fallow recovers itself for tillage.
Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success.
Falling in love can be likened to someone, falling from a high building. The possible result will be unconsciousness if not death. Take it that, anybody that falls in love is either unconscious or dead. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Reading a great work of literature can truly be likened to having a conversation with a great mind. - Jennie Chancey
Success is likened to a deep pit, you have to jump in to get it, then you'll need a ladder of grace to climb out to enjoy it. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A firm's income statement may be, likened to a bikini-what it reveals is interesting but what it conceals is vital. - Burton G. Malkiel
Truth has nothing to do with words. Truth can be likened to the bright moon in the sky. Words, in this case, can be likened to a finger. The finger can point to the moon’s location. However, the finger is not the moon. To look at the moon, it is necessary to gaze beyond the finger. - Hui-Neng
To be a good pastor one must have the wisdom of a Solomon, the intuition of a Newton, the patience of Job, the thinking faculties of an Einstein, and a compassion likened unto the Son of God. - Reverend Sidney E. Slaton, Cumberland Presbyterian