Quotes: comparatively

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  • Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    American president 1872-1933
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    Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of face within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgments requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
  • Buffalo Bill
    Buffalo Bill
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    After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.
  • Juvenal
    Juvenal
    Roman poet about 1st century AD
    Juvenal
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    All wish to possess knowledge, but few, comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
  • Evelyn Waugh
    Evelyn Waugh
    British novelist 1903-1966
    Evelyn Waugh
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    Anyone who has been to an English public school will always feel comparatively at home in prison. It is the people brought up in the gay intimacy of the slums who find prison so soul-destroying.
  • George Canning
    George Canning
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    Away with the cant of ''Measures, not men!'' - the idle supposition that it is the harness and not the horses that draw the chariot along. No, Sir, if the comparison must be made, if the distinction must be taken, men are everything, measures comparatively nothing.
  • Barry Humphries
    Barry Humphries
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    In Edna, I created a satiric portrait of my hometown of Melbourne, a large provincial English city paradoxically in far Southeast Asia. She's a theatrical figure, related to vaudeville in some respects. She inhabits a world in which there are comparatively few female exponents of comedy.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    In walking, the will and the muscles are so accustomed to working together and performing their task with so little expenditure of force that the intellect is left comparatively free.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
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    L. Ram Saran Das was sentenced to death in 1915, and the sentence was later commuted to life transportation. Today myself, sitting in the condemned cell, I can let the readers know as authoritatively that the life-imprisonment is comparatively a far harder lot than that of death.
  • Samuel Smiles
    Samuel Smiles
    Scottish writer 1812-1904
    Samuel Smiles
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    Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow. Great results cannot be achieved at once; and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk, step by step.
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