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Be simply yourself and don't compare or compete.
- Lao Tzu

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When you are content to be simply yourself
and don't compare or compete,
everybody will respect you.
- Lao Tzu

Instead of comparing our lot with that
of those who are more fortunate than we are,
we should compare it with the lot
of the great majority of our fellow men.
It then appears that we are among the privileged.
- Helen Keller

I miss performing before a live audience -
the energy and excitement -
there's nothing to compare with it.
- Rita Mero

 

Stage and film are just two wildly different animals.
Why compare the two?
- Bebe Neuwirth

Alas for the affairs of men!
When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow;
and if they are unfortunate,
a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
- Aeschylus

One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone.
Though I know only a little Spanish,
I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and
see how the translator worked.
- Anita Diament

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The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare.
Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another,
comparisons only fan the fires.
- Dorothy Corkville Briggs

I wil not compare the education of an ancient Spartan
with that of a British nobleman.
- Thomas Day

It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything.
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
- Vladimir Nabokov

To compare the albums is like trying to compare apples and oranges.
- Josh Silver

There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
- Charles de Lint

Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast
dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.
- Guru Nanak

Compare not thyself with those that have less than thyself,
but look on those that have far exceeded thee.
- William Gurnall

We really shouldn't be running education like a supermarket
where you compare prices.
- Shirley Williams

I compare it to being in a car accident.
There's so much adrenaline rushing through you that
you remember being in the accident but you don't remember any of the details.
- Brooke Langton

All I know is that when I mix to digital and when I
mix to tape I compare them and the tape always wins out.
- Jim Diamond

A screaming comes across the sky.
It has happened before, but there is nothing to compare it to now.
- Thomas Pynchon

Well, being a Canadian, I love SCTV,
and I think it's the basis for all good North American comedy,
so I compare everything to that.
- Melissa Auf der Maur

I compare the Twist to the electric light,
The Twist is me, and I'm it.
I'm the electric light.
- Chubby Checker

An act of goodness is of itself an act of happiness.
No reward coming after the event can compare with the
sweet reward that went with it.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

We can compare classical chess and rapid chess with theatre and cinema -
some actors don't like the latter and prefer to work in the theatre.
- Boris Spassky

With every song that I write, I compare it to the Beatles.
The thing is, they only got there before me.
If I'd been born at the same time as John Lennon,
I'd have been up there.
- Noel Gallagher

I think to compare any time you win a Stanley Cup would
be unfair to all the players from all the teams.
- Mark Messier

I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans;
I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
- William Blake

If anybody ever dares to compare Bob Dole to Clinton,
then they're comparing a criminal to an honest man.
- Sonny Bono

I suggested that we might compare earthquakes in terms
of the measured amplitudes recorded at these stations,
with an appropriate correction for distance.
- Charles Francis Richter

Of all creatures in this visible world,
light is the most glorious; of all light,
the light of the sun without compare excels the rest.
- William Gurnall

We can't compare stories.
We can only know in our hearts that we are the same.
That may be the best we can do.
- Betty Buckley

There's nothing to compare to live music,
there just isn't anything.
- Gloria Gaynor

People always want to put a label on you;
they always want to compare you to something.
- Carrot Top

I am still learning every day not to watch other people's careers and compare.
- Joely Fisher

I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours.
Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear;
this prism could be the spirit of the listener.
- Arvo Part

Some twins feel like they need to compare themselves to each other,
but we're not that way.
That's because of my parents, though,
and having six kids in the family.
- Ashley Olsen

If you're asking me to compare myself to other people,
I don't really know what other people are like.
- Jules Shear

Compare Scripture with Scripture.
False doctrines, like false witnesses,
agree not among themselves.
- William Gurnall

I learned to speak first, and then to sign.
I have never really known what it was like to hear,
so I can't compare hearing aids to normal hearing.
- Marlee Matlin

You've got Corey Feldman doing his thing,
and the problem is, they're trying to be pop stars.
You can't compare Salty to any of the other actors out there playing music.
- Dustin Diamond

I have never tried to compare myself to anyone else.
- Sachin Tendulkar

I liked the energy of cooking, the action,
the camaraderie.
I often compare the kitchen to sports and compare the chef to a coach.
There are a lot of similarities to it.
- Todd English

We have just started, and if you compare the number
of people using Skype to the number using a telephone
network around the world,
we're still just starting.
- Niklas Zennstrom

To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you,
and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations -
such is a pleasure beyond compare.
- Kenko Yoshida

There is no teaching to compare with example.
- Robert Powell

If you compare NASA's annual budget to explore the heavens,
that one year budget would fund NOAA's budget to explore
the oceans for 1,600 years.
- Robert Ballard

And I'm comfortable being who I am, so I think a lot
of people who take over from a founder worry about
how they compare to the founder;
I worry about doing the best I can.
- Sanjay Kumar

Writing checks for charities is necessary and important.
But it can't compare with corporal works of mercy,
which are infinitely greater.
- William E. Simon

Boxing is the ultimate challenge.
There's nothing that can compare to testing yourself
the way you do every time you step in the ring.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

I know of no book which has been a source of brutality and sadistic conduct,
both public and private, that can compare with the Bible.
- James Paget

The people must know before they can act,
and there is no educator to compare with the press.
- Ida B. Wells

Every night is different, you never know what it's going to be like.
I remember every night.
I don't like to compare them.
- Lenny Kravitz

It's hard to compare actors from different generations.
- Kim Hunter

It's difficult to compare coaches.
You really can't compare them.
- Cobi Jones

The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman
to a rose was obviously a poet;
the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot.
- Salvador Dali

If you compare me to an actor, I'm probably one of
the best boxers in the profession.
But if you compare me as a boxer, I'm probably one of the best actors.
- Olivier Martinez

If you compare my character to the others,
they were sexy with designer clothes.
I had the nerdy outfit.
- Izabella Scorupco

I can't compare quarterbacks as apples and oranges
in my mind because everybody's in a different system.
- John Elway

How would you compare Polanski or Kubrick? I try not to do any comparisons.
- Tim Roth

You can compare me with Greta Garbo.
I have big feet, too.
- Lee Remick

Texas will again lift it's head and stand among the nations.
It ought to do so, for no country upon the globe can
compare with it in natural advantages.
- Sam Houston

I don't compare 'em, I just catch 'em.
- Willie Mays

It's impossible to compare two bands.
It would be like comparing two lovers.
- Dave Navarro

I had developed this habit of writing scenarios as a hobby.
I would find out which stories had been sold to be
made into films and I would write my own treatment and then compare it.
- Satyajit Ray

Is it not rather what we expect in men,
that they should have numerous strands of experience
lying side by side and never compare them with each other?
- George Eliot

Why don't you compare me to Sally Jessy Raphael?
- Trisha Goddard

Nothing shall I, while sane, compare with a friend.
- Homer

Can the knowledge deriving from reason even begin to
compare with knowledge perceptible by sense?
- Louis Aragon

You can't compare a Super Bowl crowd,
which tends to be more polite and a little more neutral to that.
The Super Bowl only has 7,000 to 8,000 fans for each team.
- Lamar Hunt

In applying this subject to the melancholy event,
which has deprived this Diocese of its venerable Bishop,
we presume not to compare him with the blessed Apostle,
of whom we have been speaking.
- John Strachan

I would compare that to when I first started with the Montreal Canadiens;
it was a big family then,
where the guys really stuck together and worked like a unit.
But when I came back in '88, it was not like that anymore.
- Guy Lafleur

I've been asked about this constantly,
and I compare it to how if you're walking down the
street and some schizo guy comes up to you and vomits on you:
You wouldn't be hurt by that,
you'd just think it's weird.
- Chuck Klosterman

There is nothing to compare with the instantaneous
feedback a singer gets from the people sitting in front of him.
That is where it all comes together -
all the rehearsing and working to get everything just exactly right.
- Andy Gibb


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