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«Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.»
«Actually, I'm not interested in Zen that much, as a philosophy, nor in joining any movements. I don't pretend to understand it. I just find it comforting. And very similar to jazz. Like jazz, you can't explain it to anyone without losing the experience. It's got to be experienced, because it's feeling, not words.»
«Commuter trains are packed with voyeurs of a similar bent.»
«It is surely a matter of common observation that a man who knows no one thing intimately has no views worth hearing on things in general. The farmer philosophizes in terms of crops, soils, markets, and implements, the mechanic generalizes his experiences of wood and iron, the seaman reaches similar conclusions by his own special road; and if the scholar keeps pace with these it must be by an equally virile productivity.»
Author: Charles Horton Cooley
, keep pace
, one iron
«Mistakes, scandals, and failures no longer signal catastrophe. The crucial thing is that they be made credible, and that the public be made aware of the efforts being expended in that direction. The ''marketing'' immunity of governments is similar to that of the major brands of washing powder.»
Author: Jean Baudrillard
, washing powder
«I am often surprised by the cleverness, and now and again by the stupidity of my dog; and I have similar experiences with mankind»
«Equality consists in the same treatment of similar persons.»
«Any man, in the right situation, is capable of murder. But not any man is capable of being a good camper. So, murder and camping are not as similar as you might think.»
«God forbid that India should ever take to industrialism after the manner of the west... keeping the world in chains. If [our nation] took to similar economic exploitation, it would strip the world bare like locusts.»
Author: Mahatma Gandhi
, in chains
, take to
, the West
«Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.»