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Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
The dark side of social media is that, within seconds, anything can be blown out of proportion and taken out of context. And it's very difficult not to get swept up in it all.
Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
When it comes to brains, size matters. It's not all that matters, of course. Whales and dolphins have brains that are larger than humans', but few of the flippered and fluked set win tenure at Stanford. Our brains are the largest in proportion to body size, and they're also highly sophisticated.
The proportion of ingredients is important, but the final result is also a matter of how you put them together. Equilibrium is key.
Certain it is that their power increased always in an exact proportion to the weakness of the Caliphate, and, without doubt, in some of the most distracted periods of the Arabian rule, the Hebrew Princes rose into some degree of local and temporary importance.
My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.
Michael J. Fox
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness; wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure and the absence of pain.
John Stuart Mill
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
We die in proportion to the words we fling around us.
Emile M. Cioran
There are so many artists that are dyslexic or learning disabled, it's just phenomenal. There's also an unbelievably high proportion of artists who are left-handed, and a high correlation between left-handedness and learning disabilities.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
William Ellery Channing
I think that as is true in this industry, everything gets blown out of proportion because it's more fun for people to read about. It's even more fun to read about if the stories get wilder and wilder.
We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
Every one must understand that, whatever be the evil of slavery, it is not increased by its diffusion. Every one familiar with it knows that it is in proportion to its sparseness that it becomes less objectionable. Wherever there is an immediate connexion between the master and slave, whatever there is of harshness in the system is diminished.
If you're trying to create a company, it's like baking a cake. You have to have all the ingredients in the right proportion.
I have my mantra about silhouette, proportion, and fit. I believe that when they are in harmony and balance, you'll look great in anything.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
Henry David Thoreau
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
There can be no peace in the world so long as a large proportion of the population lack the necessities of life and believe that a change of the political and economic system will make them available. World peace must be based on world plenty.
John Boyd Orr
It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even of his personal services to the defense of it.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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