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  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Compared to what we ought to be, we are only half awake. We are making use of only a small part of our physical and mental resources. Stating the thing broadly, the human individual thus lives far within his limits. He possesses power of various sorts which he habitually fails to use.
  • Winston Churchill
    Winston Churchill
    English statesman 1874-1965
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    Logic is a poor guide compared with custom.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
  • Rupert Brooke
    Rupert Brooke
    British poet 1887-1915
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    A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
  • Carol Loomis
    Carol Loomis
    American financial journalist 1929-
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    A buyback is itself a special kind of acquisition, made at prices that are typically a bargain compared with those a company must pay for an outside purchase.
  • Bill Budge
    Bill Budge
    American video game programmer and designer 1954-
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    All of the good stuff is going to be done in the future. The stuff we are doing now is crummy compared with what will finally mature.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
    American businessman, investor, blogger, and author 1966-
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    By far the most difficult skill I learned as a C.E.O. was the ability to manage my own psychology. Organizational design, process design, metrics, hiring and firing were all relatively straightforward skills to master compared with keeping my mind in check.
  • Bjork
    Bjork
    Icelandic singer, songwriter and actress 1965-
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    Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
    Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
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    Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.
  • Anna Jameson
    Anna Jameson
    Anglo-Irish art historian 1794-1860
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    Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather.
  • Georges Bataille
    Georges Bataille
    French Novelist, Critic 1897-1962
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    Each of us is incomplete compared to someone else - an animal's incomplete compared to a person... and a person compared to God, who is complete only to be imaginary.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    Everyone knows that on any given day there are energies slumbering in him which the incitement's of that day do not call forth. Compared with what we ought to be, we are only half awake. The human individual usually lives far within his limits.
  • Sir Richard Steele
    Sir Richard Steele
    British Dramatist, Essayist, Editor 1672-1729
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    Fire and swords are slow engines of destruction, compared to the tongue of a Gossip.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    For me, the Profumo affair symbolizes the evanescence of male government compared to women's cosmic power.
    Source: Sex, Art and American Culture : New Essays (1992)
  • Jean de la Bruyère
    Jean de la Bruyère
    French writer 1645-1696
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    Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
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