Quotation Explorer - 'Whereas'

The ruling power is always faced with the question, ‘In such and such circumstances, what would you do?’, whereas the opposition is not obliged to take responsibility or make any real decisions. - George Orwell
Women speak because they wish to speak, whereas a man speaks only when driven to speak by something outside himself-like, for instance, he can't find any clean socks. - Jean Kerr
Change is scientific, ‘progress’ is ethical. Change is indubitable whereas progress is a matter of controversy. - Bertrand Russell
[It] has been said that the difference between Greek and Israelite religion was that the Greeks worshiped the 'holiness of beauty' whereas the Jews worshiped 'the beauty of holiness. - Everett Ferguson
A believer covers up and give Naseehah, whereas an evil-doer exposes and humiliates. - Fudial bin Ayyad
It may be that The Great Gatsby is as perfect, word for word, just in terms of English; but Ulysses is deeper, richer, wider and is comic, whereas The Great Gatsby is a tragic novel. And I think all great art is comic art.() Stephen Fry - video
We must learn not to disassociate the airy flower from the earthy root, for the flower that is cut off from its root fades, and its seeds are barren, whereas the root, secure in mother earth, can produce flower after flower and bring their fruit to maturity.
Truths are immortal, my dear friend; they are immortal like God! What we call a falsity is like a fruit; it has a certain number of days; it is bound to decay. Whereas, what we call truth is like gold; days, months, even centuries can hide gold, can overlook it but they can never make it decay. - Mehmet Murat ildan
At the side of Enjolras, who represented the logic of revolution, was Combeferre, representing its philosophy. The difference between logic and philosophy is that one can decide upon war, whereas the other can only be fulfilled by peace. - Victor Hugo
Appearance blinds, whereas words reveal. - Oscar Wilde
How can you say: "I love you forever!" ; Whereas bit of time can change everything - cG9sYXJhZGl0aWE=
Emotions have cycles whereas love endures. Some people confuse emotions, which are ever-changing, with love's durability. - Donna Lynn Hope
Those who claim to be intelligent and you as fool, forget the basic anatomy, a fool does not figure out the result, whereas the so called intellect wrestles himself to get the result, now tell me who is at peace? - Ramana Pemmaraju
You used words, discarding them meaninglessly, without thinking, whereas I thought they held meaning. I found what you will never see: that my love resides on the other side of words. - Broken Places - Rachel Thompson
Whereas I would argue that style is morality: morality detailed, configured, intensified. It’s not in the mere narrative arrangement of good and bad that morality makes itself felt. It can be there in every sentence - Martin Amis
Millions of words are written annually purporting to tell how to beat the races, whereas the best possible advice on the subject is found in the three monosyllables: 'Do not try.' - Dan Parker
For whereas the mind works in possibilities, the intuitions work in actualities, and what you intuitively desire, that is possible to you. Whereas what you mentally or "consciously" desire is nine times out of ten impossible; hitch your wagon to star, or you will just stay where you are. - D. H. Lawrence
It is so easy to differentiate between a lion and a wolf under a lion's clothing, as the former is often spotted alone whereas the latter remains seen often in a crowd. - Anuj Somany
Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are - rassool jibraeel snyman
Tall and thin, Mademoiselle Baptistine was a pale and gentle person. She was the incarnation of the word 'respectable,' whereas to be 'venerable,' a woman should lso be a mother. - Victor Hugo
Those who study a wide variety of things realize that they don't know everything whereas specialists think they do. - V. R. Roadifer
The really dramatic growth happens when a startup only has three of four people, so only three or four people see that, whereas tens of thousands see business as it's practiced by Boeing or Philip Morris. - Jessica Livingston
I never see problems. I always see challenges. By definition, a problem is something unwelcome or harmful, whereas a challenge is a contest. Contests can be won; and, I love winning. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
Wine gives one 'ideas,' whereas champagne gives one 'strategies. - Roman Payne
Whereas purpose provides the juice and the direction, principles define the parameters of action and the criteria for excellence of behavior. - David Allen
Bad men live that they may eat and drink, whereas good men eat and drink that they may live. - Socrates
A negative person vociferously retaliates to defend their own vested interest only whereas a positive person vigorously substantiate own valid points to show the bright aspect, but surprisingly often both appears to be arguing with others only and they can be differentiated in the said respect. - Anuj Somany
It doesn’t matter how long we’ve used something; all that matters is how awesome the thing replacing it is. MP3s and automobiles happen to be really, really awesome, whereas ebooks—at least so far—are fairly limited in their awesomeness. - John Green
Stay close 2 those who sing, tell stories, and enjoy life, and those eyes sparkle wiz happiness is contagious and will always manage 2 find a solution, whereas logic can find only an explanation 4 the mistake made." me!! ;) - Paulo Coelho
Change is scientific, progress is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy. - Bertrand Russell
It's an universal law-- intolerance is the first sign of an inadequate education. An ill-educated person behaves with arrogant impatience, whereas truly profound education breeds humility. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
With the beginning of life, comes the thirst for truth, whereas the ability to lie is gradually acquired in the process of trying to stay alive. - Gao Xingjian
Whereas a novice makes moves until he gets checkmated (proof), a Grand Master realizes 20 moves in advance that it’s futile to continue playing (conceptualizing). - Bill Gaede
Cleverness is egocentric, dramatic, gives you an illusion of success. We are always running behind it and ultimately suffer. Whereas simplicity is spiritual, blissful, not dramatic, simple but joyful and gives inner peace. Which is our ultimate goal. - Debasish Mridha
It’s not that she is a bad driver, just a bit...Umm…well, quick to arrive at her destination should we say, whereas I would prefer to take my time and get there in one piece without getting beeped at. - Stephanie Hudson
Whereas in art nothing worth doing can be done without genius, in science even a very moderate capacity can contribute to a supreme achievement. - Bertrand Russell
Even in literature and art, no man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will, nine times out of ten, become original without ever having noticed it. - C. S. Lewis
Motivating others leads to success whereas inspiring others leads to greatness. - Ken Poirot
Being married definitely took work. When we fought, I felt like I wanted to float away and drown, whereas before I knew I could walk away without any strings attached. - Brenda Perlin
In terms of the Internet, it's like humanity acquiring a collective nervous system. Whereas previously we were more like a [?], like a collection of cells that communicated by diffusion. With the advent of the Internet, it was suddenly like we got a nervous system. It's a hugely impactful thing. - Elon Musk
Whereas the health of an individual depends on the ego's regular descent and return to and from the unconscious, a society's longevity depends on actual people journeying into the unknown and returning with ideas. - Dan Harmon
A writer's pen depreciates with every word that it writes. Whereas she appreciates with every word that she writes. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Sufficiently simple natural structures are predictable but uncontrollable, whereas sufficiently complex symbolic descriptions are controllable but unpredictable. - Howard Pattee
I don't like the word 'allegorical', I don't like the word 'symbolic' - the word I really like is 'mythic', and people always think that means 'full of lies', whereas of course what it really means is 'full of truth which cannot be told in any other way but a story'. - William Golding
I understand feminism to be a social savior because it liberates everyone without exclusion, whereas masculinism damns itself by measuring a man's health by the amount of sexual gratification he receives. - Morrissey
I'd rather know a man's sincerity than his love. Whereas I have never needed the latter, one can always count on the former. - Donna Lynn Hope
Another belief of mine: that everyone else my age is an adult, whereas I am merely in disguise. - Margaret Atwood
Whereas cognitive constraints on negative emotions can reduce distress, freeing positive emotions from such constraints can enhance religious experience. - Gerald L. Clore
The Master said, The gentleman understands what is right, whereas the petty man understands profit.(Analects 4.16) - Confucius
We rally about one side not doing what the other side should be, whereas the other side feels the same way.. When both have not figured out that one has to be different than the other for the other to be attracted.Apply this in every way along your day.. Either way your right - Jonathan Bailey
Pride is pride not because it hates being wrong, but because it loves being wrong: To hate being wrong is to change your opinion when you are proven wrong; whereas pride, even when proven wrong, decides to go on being wrong. - Criss Jami
The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest in some fresh triviality or other every day, whereas only three or four books in a lifetime give us anything that is of real importance. - Marcel Proust
Belief and faith have nothing to do with each other. Beliefs are the manifestation of fear whereas faith comes from courage. - Debasish Mridha
The trouble with writing fiction is that it has to make sense, whereas real life doesn't. - Iain M. Banks
The teacher pretended that algebra was a perfectly natural affair, to be taken for granted, whereas I didn't even know what numbers were. Mathematics classes became sheer terror and torture to me. I was so intimidated by my incomprehension that I did not dare to ask any questions. - Carl Jung
A free press can of course be good or bad, but, most certainly, without freedom it will never be anything but bad. . . . Freedom is nothing else but a chance to bet better, whereas enslavement is a certainty of the worse. - Albert Camus
A wise man always has something to say, whereas a fool always needs to say something. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Men had no purpose on earth whereas women were gods walking unrecognized among them. - Kate Atkinson
Animals are always loyal and love you, whereas with children you never know where you are.
In human relations a little language goes farther than a little of almost anything else. Whereas one language now often makes a wall, two can make a gate.
Fiction may amuse us, but reality instills lessons to be imbibed through experience; to 'live' this stark reality called 'life' as a blessing, whereas some foolishly waste it by following fiction and fictitious characters. - Henrietta Newton Martin
Let grace and goodness be the principal loadstone of thy affections. For love which hath ends, will have an end; whereas that which is founded on true virtue, will always continue. - John Dryden
'Change' is scientific, 'progress' is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy. - Bertrand Russell
Doctors are the same as lawyers; the only difference is that lawyers merely rob you, whereas doctors rob you and kill you too. - Anton Chekhov
Riches and power are but gifts of blind fate, whereas goodness is the result of one's own merits. - Heloise
Every Canadian has a complicated relationship with the United States, whereas Americans think of Canada as the place where the weather comes from. - Margaret Atwood
The zoologist is delighted by the differences between animals, whereas the physiologist would like all animals to work in fundamentally the same way. - Alan Hodgkin
Reality is only a dream, based on values and well worn principles, whereas the dream goes on forever. - Ian Thomas Curtis
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