Quotes: proportions

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  • Coco Chanel
    Coco Chanel
    French couturier 1883-1971
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    Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
  • David Hume
    David Hume
    Scottish Philosopher, Historian 1711-1776
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    A wise man, therefore, proportions his belief to the evidence.
    Source: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
  • And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    Colonial system, public debts, heavy taxes, protection, commercial wars, etc., these offshoots of the period of manufacture swell to gigantic proportions during the period of infancy of large-scale industry. The birth of the latter is celebrated by a vast, Hero-like slaughter of the innocents.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
    Dwight L. Moody
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    Either these [unsaved] people are to be evangelized, or the leaven of communism and infidelity will assume such enormous proportions that it will break you in a reign of terror such as this country has never known.
  • Fashion is to please your eye. Shapes and proportions are for your intellect.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
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    I see every thing I paint in this world, but everybody does not see alike. To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
  • Ben Jonson
    Ben Jonson
    British Dramatist, Poet 1573-1637
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    In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
    Source: Memoirs of Jonson And Every Man in His Humour: The Works of Ben Jonson
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
  • The most natural beauty in the world is honesty and moral truth. For all beauty is truth. True features make the beauty of the face; true proportions, the beauty of architecture; true measures, the beauty of harmony and music.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    The primary factor is proportions.
  • William Blake
    William Blake
    English poet 1757-1827
    William Blake
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    To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
  • Bill Griffith
    Bill Griffith
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    Vegetarianism can easily reach religious proportions. Refraining from meat on moral grounds serves to dignify feelings of guilt toward sad-eyed, furry creatures and substitutes righteousness for squeamishness.
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