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Disproportionate Quotes

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Man may act according to that principle or inclination
which for the present happens to be strongest,
and yet act in a way disproportionate to,
and violate his real proper nature.
- Joseph Butler

I have done a lot of things outside of Science Fiction,
but there has been an almost disproportionate amount
of that genre in my body of work.
I don't know what to make of it.
- Daniel Dae Kim

The poorest residents of the gulf coast were most affected
by the devastating hurricanes,
and the poorest Americans have shouldered a disproportionate
share of the burden in Iraq.
- Marty Meehan

Where we're not wrong or where the cost of settling
is so much that it is totally disproportionate to the
harm or the error that we made,
we're not going to settle.
- Lee Scott

 

To reduce this claim of slavery to an absurdity,
it is only necessary to add that there are only two
states in which slaves are a majority,
and not one in which the slaveholders are not a very
disproportionate minority.
- William H. Seward

I have been an "Official" all my life,
without the least turn for it.
I never could attain a true official manner,
which is highly artificial and handles trifles with
ludicrously disproportionate gravity.
- William Allingham

Americans cannot maintain their essential faith in
government if there are two Americas,
in which the private sector's work subsidizes the disproportionate
benefits of this new public sector elite.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

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I am fairly certain that my abortion position hurt me,
because in a Democratic primary, where turnout is relatively low,
liberal voters turn out in disproportionately large
numbers and thus exercise a disproportionate influence on the outcome.
- Robert Casey

Increasing inequality in income distribution in this
country has broader policy implications,
and there is also the growing problem of perverse incentives
that result from executives receiving grossly disproportionate
compensation based on decisions they themselves take.
- Barney Frank

The great proof of madness is the disproportion of
one's designs to one's means.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

It is comforting to reflect that the disproportion
of things in the world seems to be only arithmetical.
- Franz Kafka

Why is it not just as likely that there were as many
small general nearly at first as now,
and as great a disproportion in the number of their species?
- Asa Gray

I think the one thing this picture shows that's new
is the psychological disproportion of the kids' demands on the parents.
Parents are often at fault, but the kids have some work to do,
too.
- James Dean

An artist is an artist only because of his exquisite sense of beauty,
a sense which shows him intoxicating pleasures,
but which at the same time implies and contains an
equally exquisite sense of all deformities and all disproportion.
- Charles Baudelaire

Senator Douglas was very small, not over four and a half feet height,
and there was a noticeable disproportion between the
long trunk of his body and his short legs.
His chest was broad and indicated great strength of lungs.
- Henry Villard

Latinos are disproportionately more likely to be injured
on the job than other ethnic groups.
- Grace Napolitano

While most Americans have access to the best oral health care in the world,
low-income children suffer disproportionately from oral disease.
- Michael K. Simpson

I am deeply concerned with the diminution of the teaching
strength of the country as a result of the disproportionately
low salaries that are paid to teachers throughout the country.
- Bainbridge Colby

There's no question that California,
in the last three or four years,
has been privileged to add disproportionately to the
economic growth of America,
and to contribute to its technological productivity.
- Gray Davis

Women would be disproportionately affected by the privatization of social security.
It is one of the most important safety nets for American women in old age,
or in times of disability, to insure financial income for their families.
- Barbara Mikulski

On the other end of the spectrum, these women who do
live long enough to collect Social Security face the
challenge of being disproportionately dependent on
the Social Security system for retirement income.
- Ginny B. Waite

Latinos are here to stay.
As citizen Raquel, I'm proud to be Latina.
- Raquel Welch

Latinos are Republican.
They just don't know it yet.
- Ronald Reagan

There was absolutely no work for Latinos and blacks.
- Victor Argo

The fact is, Latinos now own their own lives and I
believe they can afford to look back without judgment.
- Ednita Nazario

There's a lot of Latinos right now, a lot of filmmakers
and writers that are Latin too.
- Benicio Del Toro

I admire them for making their way up and opening new
opportunities for other Latin newcomers.
Latinos have come a long way and the roles and opportunities
just seem to be improving.
- Roselyn Sanchez

Our challenge in this regard will be to broaden the
scope of our federal funds in terms of international diplomacy,
development aid, and international assistance.
Many Latinos in the United States look at Latin America and see trouble brewing.
- Robert Menendez

Latinos must be proud.
We have the same rights in the U.S.
as anybody else.
Instead of crying and getting upset about visa problems
and having our families come join us,
go fight for your rights.
Make yourself a productive individual in the society.
- Patricia Velazquez

I've been very lucky to work on a wide variety of projects,
including two long-run and top-10 dramatic television shows.
That is why it is so important to offer a helping hand
to the next generation of young Latinos coming up behind me.
- Jimmy Smits

I am a firm believer in education and have worked very
hard to tell young Latinos that they must go to college and that,
if possible, they should pursue an advanced degree.
I am convinced that education is the great equalizer.
- Jimmy Smits

Latinos have fought in all of America's wars,
beginning with the Revolutionary War.
Many Latinos are fighting and dying for our country today in Iraq,
just as several of their ancestors fought for freedom
in Mexico over a century ago.
- Joe Baca

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Don't hurry. Don't worry.
You're only here for a short visit.
So don't forget to stop and smell the roses.
- Walter Hagen

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Could you risk believing that everything
will unfold just fine if you completely let go
of all concern about everything else,
and simply are here, now - if only for a moment?
- Dmitri Bilgere

We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

And now here is my secret, a very simple secret:
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished:
If you're alive, it isn't.
- Richard Bach

The buck stops here.
- Harry S. Truman

Seek always to do some good, somewhere.
Every man has to seek in his own way to realize his true worth.
You must give some time to your fellow man.
For remember, you don't live in a world all your own.
Your brothers are here too.
- Albert Schweitzer

The world is a better place because I am here.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is what we were born with.
Fear is what we learned here.
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- Marianne Williamson

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Don't go around saying the world owes you a living;
the world owes you nothing; it was here first.
- Mark Twain

Here are the opinions on which my facts are based.
- Anonymous

It's not the situation that's causing your stress,
it's your thoughts,
and you can change that right here and now.
You can choose to be peaceful right here and now.
Peace is a choice,
and it has nothing to do with
what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

Every decision you make - every decision -
is not a decision about what to do.
It's a decision about Who You Are.
When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes.
You begin to see life in a new way.
All events, occurrences, and situations
turn into opportunities to do what you came here to do.
- Neale Donald Walsch

Be here now.
- Ram Dass

Okay, here's your first lesson: how to take a FALL!
- the movie Karate Kid

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

This moment! - this here-now - is forgotten
when you start thinking in terms of achieving something.
When the achieving mind arises,
you lose contact with the paradise you are in.
- Osho

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

Well excuse me - we've got something
a little unusual going on here -
time travel, parallel universes,
or just a little common ordinary insanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And you, Sonja, you look more beautiful
standing here than you do in person.
- the movie Love and Death (1975)

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

The world is a better place because I am here;
the energy that I radiate into this world
is a gift beyond my own understanding.
Through ME, an all encompassing Love enters this world;
and I am profoundly grateful that the Powers of Light
have chosen ME to be a conduit for Infinite Love.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

Life is a constant opponent,
and an overpowering adversary if attacked directly.
The successful and happy ones dance lightly with life -
a parry here, a feint there - always engaged,
but never in the direct line of life's heaviest blows.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

Here with a Loaf of Bread beneath the Bough,
A Flask of Wine, a Book of Verse - and Thou
Beside me singing in the Wilderness -
And Wilderness is Paradise enow.
- Omar Khayyam

The past is no more and the future is not yet.
The only right person is one who lives moment to moment,
whose arrow is directed to the moment,
who is always here and now; wherever he is,
his whole consciousness, his whole being,
is involved in the reality of here and in the reality of now.
- Osho

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Those who have come here to hate should leave now;
for in their hate, they only betray themselves.
- Terry Goodkind

If Christ were here now there is one thing
he would not be - a Christian.
- Mark Twain

He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife.
Then he realized there was a contradiction involved
here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
- Douglas Adams

What we've got here is failure to communicate.
- the movie Cool Hand Luke

It is a mark of soulfulness to be present in the here and now.
When we are present, we are not fabricating inner movies.
We are seeing what is before us.
- John Bradshaw


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