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Letter "C" » comparable
«School divides life into two segments, which are increasingly of comparable length. As much as anything else, schooling implies custodial care for persons who are declared undesirable elsewhere by the simple fact that a school has been built to serve them.»
Author: Ivan Illich
, most undesirable
«America is now a space-faring nation. a frontier good for millions of years. The only time remotely comparable was when Columbus discovered a whole new world.»
«I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan»
«Friends need not agree in everything or go always together, or have no comparable other friendships of the same intimacy.»
«Only he who can view his own past as an abortion sprung from compulsion and need can use it to full advantage in the present. For what one has lived is at best comparable to a beautiful statue which has had all its limbs knocked off in transit, and now yields nothing but the precious block out of which the image of one's future must be hewn.»
Author: Walter Benjamin
, at best
, block out
, in full view
«Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable to him. A new friend is a new wine; when if is old, thou shalt drink it with pleasure.»
«No pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth.»
«A well ordered society would be one where the State only had a negative action, comparable to that of a rudder: a light pressure at the right moment to counteract the first suggestion of any loss of equilibrium.»
«Religion is comparable to a childhood neurosis»
«No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.»