Quotation Explorer - 'Relative'

Gnan (knowledge of the Self) can never become agnan (knowledge other than the self, of relative world). It is called agnan only when the focused applied awareness of the Self changes. - Dada Bhagwan
Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger. - Franklin P. Jones
Poor is the man who does not know his own intrinsic worth and tends to measure everything by relative value. A man of financial wealth who values himself by his financial net worth is poorer than a poor man who values himself by his intrinsic self worth. - Sidney Madwed
Feelings are relative. And at the root, they're all the same, even if they grow from different experiences and exist on different scales. - Becky Chambers
Truth is only relative to those that ignore hard evidence. - A.E. Samaan
The wise man is he who knows the relative value of things. - William Ralph Inge
I am unpersuaded that relative poverty and hard work are greater adversities than relative affluence and free time. - Dallin H. Oaks
I naively believe that self-love is 80 percent of the solution, that it helps beyond words to take yourself through the day as you would with your most beloved mental-patient relative, with great humor and lots of small treats. - Anne Lamott
Sensible and responsible women do not want to vote. The relative positions to be assumed by man and woman in the working out of our civilization were assigned long ago by a higher intelligence than ours. - Grover Cleveland
If beauty is relative, then any and everything when compared to the beauty of God is absolutely hideous. - Criss Jami
Prakruti [the relative self, innate nature] has opinions and may store them but we should stay in an opinion-free state. ‘We’ are separate and the relative self is separate from us. ‘We’ should play our part as a separate entity. We shouldn’t get involved with those problems. - Dada Bhagwan
Sick is a relative concept. We’re all sick. The question is, what degree of functionality do we have with respect to the rules society sets for desirable behavior? No actions are in themselves symptoms of sickness. You have to look at the context within which these actions are performed. - Jo Nesbø
Knowing it without understanding it is enough for one to be qualified a fool;Understanding without relative adherence, masters one in foolishness. - Caleb Ricketts
Relative calm is expected in South Central Los Angeles for the next several weeks, as looters stay home and try to program their new VCRs.
Nearly all legislation involves a weighing of public needs as against private desires; and likewise a weighing of relative social values. - Louis D. Brandeis
Arts without a spiritual relative is like frying buns with water. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Five minutes are enough to dream a whole life, that is how relative time is. - Mario Benedetti
All attributes of the relative self (prakrut) in the world have arisen due to lack of understanding. All this has arisen due to not understanding the truth. One has been wandering around for countless lives and still one considers oneself so great! - Dada Bhagwan
Relative poverty is when you have more taste than money. - Neel Burton
I know that our bodies were made to thrive only in pure air, and the scenes in which pure air is found. There is not a "fragment" in all nature, for every relative fragment of one thing is a full harmonious unit in itself. - John Muir
It is a well-documented fact that guys will not ask for directions. This is a biological thing. This is why it takes several million sperm cells... to locate a female egg, despite the fact that the egg is, relative to them, the size of Wisconsin. - Dave Barry
You May Understand The Value of Time Well During Pressure. It's Totally A Relative Matter.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
No one is an outside observer of nature,We're defined by our environment and our interaction with that environment -- by our ecology. And that ecology is necessarily relative, historical and empirical. - Beau Lotto
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
Being wealthy isn't just a question of having lots of money. It's a question of what we want. Wealth isn't an absolute, it's relative to desire. Every time we seek something that we can't afford, we can be counted as poor, how much money we may actually have. - Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The absolute truth is one for an infinity of possible relative truths which lie. - Sorin Cerin
Art tends toward balance, order, judgment of relative values, the laws of growth, the economy of living very good things for anyone to be interested in. - Robert Henri
Probable-Possible, my black hen, She lays eggs in the Relative When. She doesn't lay eggs in the Positive Now Because she's unable to postulate how.
Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures. - Leon Trotsky
We live in relative world with relatives. - Deyth Banger
Nothing is absolute; everything is relative. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
If history can do anything it is to remind us that all our judgments are merely relative to time and circumstance. - Herbert Butterfield
The Internet is the aggregate of human derpitude.Listening to the Internet without being confident you've found a well-curated garden relative to the area of concern is a bad idea. - Jeff Alexander
Success is relative. It is what we can make of the mess we have made of things. - T. S. Eliot
Natural Self is the Soul and illusion is the relative self [prakruti]. - Dada Bhagwa
What does religion say? It says that if you care for others then you will meet others who will care for you and if you hit others, you will meet others who will hit you. This is what all relative religions say. - Dada Bhagwan
Religion is so frequently a source of confusion in political life, and so frequently dangerous to democracy, precisely because it introduces absolutes into the realm of relative values. - Reinhold Niebuhr
I have a tendency to break rules and shake things up. I would say that with me people never know what is real and what is fiction. And I like that because reality is relative. - Nuno Roque
When the sands of time come falling down, we are only left with our choices. Choose wisely; however, some may argue wisdom is relative. - Virginia Vayna
I encounter one example after another of how relative truth is. - Raoul Wallenberg
Because when the night gets here, I’ll be the youngest I’ll ever be again, so I will laugh and celebrate relative youth. - Darnell Lamont Walker
It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes. - Henry David Thoreau
RANK, n. Relative elevation in the scale of human worth. He held at court a rank so high That other noblemen asked why. "Because," 'twas answered, "others lack His skill to scratch the royal back." Aramis Jukes - Ambrose Bierce
Success is relative, but happiness is absolute. - Eraldo Banovac
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