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At Harvard I was in charge of the comparative anatomy labs.
- Robert T. Bakker

All human excellence is but comparative.
There may be persons who excel us, as much as we fancy we excel the meanest.
- Samuel Richardson

There is a great interest in comparative religion and
a desire to understand faiths other than our own and
even to experiment with exotic cults.
- Emily Greene Balch

There's no such thing, you know, as picking out the best woman:
it's only a question of comparative badness,
brother.
- Plautus

 

I then endeavoured to show that it is more especially
in the thorough conformity with law which natural phenomena
and natural products exhibit,
and in the comparative ease with which laws can be stated,
that this difference exists.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

In comparing therefore the value of the same commodity,
at different periods of time, the consideration of
the comparative skill and intensity of labour,
required for that particular commodity,
needs scarcely to be attended to, as it operates equally at both periods.
- David Ricardo

I think our failure in the production of good town
churches of distinctive character must have struck you often,
as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative
success in country churches.
- George Edmund Street



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I'm at peace with myself and where I am.
In the past, I was always looking to see how everybody else was doing.
I wasn't competitive, I was comparative.
I just wanted to be where everybody else was.
Now I've gotten to an age when I am not comparing anymore.
- Courteney Cox

One of the best known, and one of the least intelligible,
facts of literary history is the lateness,
in Western European Literature at any rate,
of prose fiction, and the comparative absence,
in the two great classical languages,
of what we call by that name.
- George Saintsbury

Progress however, of the best kind, is comparatively slow.
Great results cannot be achieved at once;
and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk,
step by step.
- Samuel Smiles

Look at television and how comparatively few minorities are out there.
- Gedde Watanabe

It is comparatively easy to become a writer;
staying a writer,
resisting formulaic work, generating one's own creativity -
that's a much tougher matter.
- Brian Aldiss

I am a plain man, and I care and know comparatively little about rhetoric.
- Gerrit Smith

That Rome was comparatively great and wealthy is certain.
- Goldwin Smith

Think of the magic of that foot, comparatively small,
upon which your whole weight rests.
It's a miracle, and the dance is a celebration of that miracle.
- Martha Graham

Memory in youth is active and easily impressible;
in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions,
but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
- Charlotte Bronte

All wish to possess knowledge, but few,
comparatively speaking, are willing to pay the price.
- Juvenal

After crossing the Smoky Hill River,
I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.
- Buffalo Bill

Progress, of the best kind, is comparatively slow.
Great results cannot be achieved at once;
and we must be satisfied to advance in life as we walk,
step by step.
- Samuel Smiles

His impact would have been of transient memory and
comparatively small importance,
had not that impact occurred at a time and in a way
to make it supply particulars from which momentous
generalizations can properly be projected.
- Robert Welch

And, I may add, from what totally unexpected sources
come many of those who from the comparatively modest
beginning in the chorus rise to the heights of really
great achievement in the theatrical profession.
- Florenz Ziegfeld

The conception that, instead of this,
contemporary society is at or near a turning point
is very prominent in the views of a school of social scientists who,
though they are still comparatively few,
are getting more and more of a hearing.
- Talcott Parsons

Gold and silver are no doubt subject to fluctuations,
from the discovery of new and more abundant mines;
but such discoveries are rare,
and their effects, though powerful, are limited to
periods of comparatively short duration.
- David Ricardo

A couple of seats at a good picture house cost comparatively
little but give a generous return in the shape of freshened
minds and freedom from the worries that even the best
regulated homes cannot always avoid.
- Ivor Novello

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast
quantity of face within a comparatively short time,
but the ability to form judgments requires the severe
discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
- Calvin Coolidge

At first everyone predicted that it would be impossible
to hold these divergent people together,
but aside from the skilled men, some of whom belonged to craft unions,
comparatively few went back to the mills.
And as a whole, the strike was conducted with little violence.
- Ray Stannard Baker

Heretofore there has always been in the history of
the world a comparatively unoccupied land westward,
into which the crowded countries of the East have poured
their surplus populations.
- Josiah Strong

When our Lord says, we must be converted and become as little children,
I suppose he means also, that we must be sensible of our weakness,
comparatively speaking, as a little child.
- George Whitefield

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

Technological progress is like an axe
in the hands of a pathological criminal.
- Albert Einstein

Progress is impossible without change,
and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.
- George Bernard Shaw

The best road to progress is freedom's road.
- John F. Kennedy

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
- Harold Wilson

Every optimist moves along with progress and hastens it,
while every pessimist would keep the worlds at a standstill.
The consequence of pessimism in the life of a nation
is the same as in the life of the individual.
Pessimism kills the instinct that
urges men to struggle against poverty,
ignorance and crime, and dries up
all the fountains of joy in the world.
- Helen Keller

All progress is precarious, and the solution
of one problem brings us face to face with another problem.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Healthy discontent is the prelude to progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Coming together is a beginning;
keeping together is progress;
working together is success.
- Henry Ford

I was taught that the way of progress
is neither swift nor easy.
- Marie Curie

Human progress is neither automatic nor inevitable...
Every step toward the goal of justice
requires sacrifice, suffering, and struggle;
the tireless exertions and
passionate concern of dedicated individuals.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.
- Charles Kettering

If there is no struggle, there is no progress.
- Frederick Douglass

My progress was rendered delightful by the sylvan elegance of the groves,
chearful meadows, and high distant forests,
which in grand order presented themselves to view.
- William Bartram

Usually, terrible things that are done with the excuse
that progress requires them are not really progress at all,
but just terrible things.
- Russell Baker

Whenever an individual or a business decides that success has been attained,
progress stops.
- Thomas J. Watson

Technological progress has merely provided us with
more efficient means for going backwards.
- Aldous Huxley

The test of our progress is not whether we add more
to the abundance of those who have much it is whether
we provide enough for those who have little.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

It is impossible to predict the time and progress of revolution.
It is governed by its own more or less mysterious laws.
- Vladimir Lenin

If 'pro' is the opposite of 'con' what is the opposite of 'progress'?
- Paul Harvey

The extension of women's rights is the basic principle of all social progress.
- Charles Fourier

Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

He who rejects change is the architect of decay.
The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery.
- Harold Wilson

Progress would not have been the rarity it is if the
early food had not been the late poison.
- Walter Bagehot

The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know.
- Gaston Bachelard

The only principle that does not inhibit progress is:
anything goes.
- Paul Feyerabend

Without a struggle, there can be no progress.
- Frederick Douglass

The true law of the race is progress and development.
Whenever civilization pauses in the march of conquest,
it is overthrown by the barbarian.
- William Gilmore Simms

The incorrectness and weaknesses of a theory cause
other minds to formulate the problems more exactly
and in this way scientific progress is made.
- Robert Barany

Horses and mules, and even sail cars,
made more rapid progress than did the earliest locomotive.
- John Moody

It would not be foolish to contemplate the possibility
of a far greater progress still.
- John Maynard Keynes

Is it progress if a cannibal uses a fork?
- Stanislaw Lec

Freedom is absolutely necessary for the progress in
science and the liberal arts.
- Baruch Spinoza

I suspect that even today, with all the progress we
have made in liberal thought,
the quality of true tolerance is as rare as the quality of mercy.
- Frank Knox

Making me into a role model is placing too much importance
on what I see as a work in progress.
- P. J. Harvey

We pray that henceforth not only Japan but all mankind
may know the blessings of harmony and progress.
- Shigeru Yoshida

Yearning for the seemingly impossible is the path to human progress.
- Bryant H. McGill

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security,
and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.
- James Russell Lowell

There is progress whether ye are going forward or backward!
The thing is to move!
- Edgar Cayce

Favor comes because for a brief moment in the great
space of human change and progress some general human
purpose finds in him a satisfactory embodiment.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

You can't sit on the lid of progress.
If you do, you will be blown to pieces.
- Henry J. Kaiser

Many of my books have begun with the title,
because naming a work already in progress makes no sense to me.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Progress in civilization has been accompanied by progress in cookery.
- Fannie Farmer


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