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Letter "R" » relative
«Any measurement must take into account the position of the observer. There is no such thing as measurement absolute, there is only measurement relative.»
«Evil exists to glorify the good. Evil is negative good. It is a relative term. Evil can be transmuted into good. What is evil to one at one time, becomes good at another time to somebody else.»
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«Acquiring a dog may be the only opportunity a human ever has to choose a relative.»
«Concentrate your strengths against your competitor's relative weaknesses.»
«Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first.»
«God bestows upon one man genius without patience and upon another man patience without genius. The relative achievements of the two are often surprising.»
«Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.»
«You give me fresh life and vigour. Adieu to disappointment and spleen. What are men to rocks and mountains? Oh! what hours of transport we shall spend! And when we do return, it shall not be like other travelers, without being able to give one accurate idea of any thing. We will know where we have gone ? we will recollect what we have seen. Lakes, mountains, and rivers shall not be jumbled together in our imaginations; nor when we attempt to describe any particular scene, will we begin quarrelling about its relative situation. Let our first effusions be less insupportable than those of the generality of travelers.»
Author: Jane Austen
«A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you can do nothing too.»
«A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.»