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Those who have compared our life to a dream were right... we were sleeping wake, and waking sleep.
Michel de Montaigne
I dread the promotion part of my job. It's agony, especially compared to the private, at-home joy of writing. But being a grown-up means doing every part of the larger task.
What do we, as a nation, care about books? How much do you think we spend altogether on our libraries, public or private, as compared with what we spend on our horses?
Grief at the absence of a loved one is happiness compared to life with a person one hates.
Jean de la Bruyere
If one could be friendly with women, what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?
What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?
Money is an unavoidable consequence, but it isn't the reason I write; if it was, I wouldn't have written any of the YA books, because advances in that field are small compared to what I'd got now for an 'adult' DW.
The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
I am much less autistic now, compared to when I was young. I remember some behaviors like picking carpet fuzz and watching spinning plates for hours. I didn't want to be touched. I couldn't shut out background noise. I didn't talk until I was about 4 years old. I screamed. I hummed. But as I grew up, I improved.
Property as compared with humanity, as compared with the red blood in the American people, must take second place, not first place.
As compared with the college politician, the real article seems like an amateur.
The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn't know what war is except from television.
The supermoon is a 16-inch pizza compared with a 15-inch pizza. It's a slightly bigger moon; I ain't using the adjective 'supermoon.'
Neil deGrasse Tyson
When you are older, you realise that everything else is just nothing compared to painting and drawing.
If the press really thinks Obama is Lincoln, they ought to treat him like they treated Bush, 'cause that's how they treated Lincoln. His critics compared Lincoln to an ape; they called him an illiterate baboon.
I'm not skinny for the wrong reasons. It's not because I'm bulimic or anorexic or doing drugs. Compared to a lot of actresses my age, I'm actually overweight.
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.
Compared to a lot of actresses my age, I'm actually overweight.
I'm an angel compared to some of my friends.
I did not lose this election, or had a bad result compared with what we might have got because of Islam.
Greed has increasingly become a virtue among Wall Street bankers and corporate CEOs in the U.S. Nowhere else in the world do CEOs insist on receiving compensation as high compared to what their employees earn.
I don't hate being compared with female musicians. I don't mind that at all. I have no problem with seeing connections between women's work.
If you were to ask me about a mistake I have made, it's calling my fourth album, 'New Jersey', because for the first time in my life, we were compared to the E Street Band.
Jon Bon Jovi
Men have always detested women's gossip because they suspect the truth: their measurements are being taken and compared.
You know, when I sit in meetings and things are very tense and people take things extremely seriously and they invest a lot of their ego, I sometimes think to myself, 'Come on, you know, there's life and there's death and there is love.' And all of that ego business is nonsense compared to that.
John F. Kennedy
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