Quotes: magnifying

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  • Leigh Hunt
    Leigh Hunt
    British poet, essaywriter 1784-1859
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    Affection, like melancholy, magnifies trifles; but the magnifying of the one is like looking through a telescope at heavenly objects; that of the other, like enlarging monsters with a microscope.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Few enterprises of great labor or hazard would be undertaken if we had not the power of magnifying the advantages we expect from them.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
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    The greatest magnifying glasses in the world are a man's own eyes when they look upon his own person.
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