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Letter "C" » comparing
«Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another.»
«I've never cared that much for cementing my place in history. Sports is so transitory, so ephemeral. It just seems like so much nonsense comparing me to Helen Wills Moody or Suzanne Lenglen or anybody else from some other time. One lesson you learn from sports is that life goes on without you.»
Author: Billie Jean King
, Helen Wills
, Helen Wills Moody
, like so
, some other
, that much
«It is like comparing champagne with cognac. No-with Coca-Cola.»
«In order to be utterly happy the only thing necessary is to refrain from comparing this moment with other moments in the past, which I often did not fully enjoy because I was comparing them with other moments of the future»
«CUPID, n. The so-called god of love. This bastard creation of a barbarous fancy was no doubt inflicted upon mythology for the sins of its deities. Of all unbeautiful and inappropriate conceptions this is the most reasonless and offensive. The notion of symbolizing sexual love by a semisexless babe, and comparing the pains of passion to the wounds of an arrow --of introducing this pudgy homunculus into art grossly to materialize the subtle spirit and suggestion of the work --this is eminently worthy of the age that, giving it birth, laid it on the doorstep of prosperity.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
, no doubt
, sexual love
, The So
«Envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy.»
«Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged.»
«Comparing apples to oranges»
«Dogs have not the power of comparing. A dog will take a small piece of meat as readily as a large, when both are before him.»