I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans;
I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
When you stop comparing what is right here and now with what you wish were, you can begin to enjoy what is.
Public opinion is a weak tyrant compared with our own private opinion.
What a man thinks of himself, that it is which determines, or rather indicates, his fate.
Behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when you bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen.
Of all the things that tax a man's patience, there's nothing to compare with a stuck zipper.
No occupation is so delightful to me as the culture of the earth, and no culture comparable to that of the garden.
Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.
Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people
The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.
Fly fishing may be a very pleasant amusement;
but angling or float fishing I can only compare to a stick and a string, with a worm at one end and a fool at the other.
It can never be bought or borrowed or sold A gift to be cherished, True friendship is a treasure beyond compare.
Dont compare your beginning to someone elses middle.
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?
The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.
That makes me think, my friend, as I have often done before, how natural it is that those who have spent a long time in the study of philosophy appear ridiculous when they enter the courts of law as speakers. Those who have knocked about in courts and the like from their youth up seem to me, when compared with those who have been brought up in philosophy and similar pursuits, to be as slaves in breeding compared with freemen.
Don't compare yourself with anyone in this world... if you do so, you are insulting yourself.
I now know all the people worth knowing in America, and I find no intellect comparable to my own.
What's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?
Women must pay for everything. They do get more glory than men for comparable feats, But, they also get more notoriety when they crash.
The pain that you've been feeling can't compare to the joy that's coming
Forsake not an old friend, for the new is not comparable unto him.
A new friend is as new wine: when it is old thou shalt drink it with pleasure.
Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life, something with which nothing can be compared.
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations -- such is pleasure beyond compare.
Don't compare your beginning to someone else's middle.