As a guiding principle, life shrinks and life expands in direct proportion to your willingness to assume risk.

— Casey Neistat

## Instructive blown out of proportion quotes that are about blowing out of proportion

One is only happy in proportion as he makes others feel happy and only useful as he contributes his influences for the finer callings in life.

### Power is tolerable only on condition that it mask a substantial part of itself.

Its success is proportional to its ability to hide its own mechanisms.

A dress is a piece of ephemeral architecture, designed to enhance the proportions of the female body.

I should estimate that in my experience most troubles and most possibilities for improvement add up to the proportions something like this: 94% belongs to the system responsibility of management 6% special

### 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.

The quality of a man's life is in direct proportion to his commitment to excellence.

### A wise man, therefore, proportions his belief to the evidence.

### Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.

A lily of a day Is fairer far in May, Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant and flower of light. In small proportions we just beauties see, And in short measures life may perfect be.

### This fitness thing is blown out of proportion.

What am I going to do on a treadmill - smoke a cigarette and drink a diet Coke?

A modern building should derive its architectural significance solely from the vigour and consequence of its own organic proportions. It must be true to itself, logically transparent, and virginal of lies or trivialities.

### You must have this charm to reach the pinnacle.

It is made of everything and of nothing, the striving will, the look, the walk, the proportions of the body, the sound of the voice, the ease of the gestures. It is not at all necessary to be handsome or to be pretty; all that is needful is charm.

A substantial proportion of people do what they are told to do, irrespective of the content of the act, and without pangs of conscience, so long as they perceive that the command comes from a legitimate authority.

The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.

### The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy;

but on my application the masts were shortened, as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.

There's evidence of a social decline in direct proportion to technology and the industrialization of the motion picture industry.

Wisdom tends to grow in proportion to one's awareness of one's ignorance.

Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires. Let us trust his skill and thank him for his prescription.

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.

The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional to the embarrassment he can tolerate.

The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.

The amount of love, kindness, patience I have for others is is directly proportional to how much love I have for myself, because we cannot give others what we ourselves do not have. And, unsurprisingly, the amount of love, respect, support, and compassion I receive from others is also in direct proportion to how much I love myself.

Man makes himself, and he only makes himself completely in proportion as he desacrilizes himself and the world. The sacred is the prime obstacle to his freedom. He will become himself only when he is totally demysticized. He will not be truly free until he has killed the last god.

### Where shall we begin? There is no beginning.

Start where you arrive. Stop before what entices you. And work! You will enter little by little into the entirety. Method will be born in proportion to your interest.

Bureaucracy and social harmony are inversely proportional to each other.

**Population proportion** - A population proportion, generally denoted by P {\displaystyle P} and in some textbooks by π {\displaystyle \pi } , is a parameter that describes a percentage

**Golden ratio** - ratio, medial section, divine proportion (Latin: proportio divina), divine section (Latin: sectio divina), golden proportion, golden cut, and golden number

**Proportion (architecture)** - Proportion is a central principle of architectural theory and an important connection between mathematics and art. It is the visual effect of the relationships

**Hierarchical proportion** - Hierarchical proportion is a technique used in art, mostly in sculpture and painting, in which the artist uses unnatural proportion or scale to depict

**Proportionality (mathematics)** - called varying inversely, in inverse variation, in inverse proportion, in reciprocal proportion) if each of the variables is directly proportional to the

**Binomial proportion confidence interval** - In statistics, a binomial proportion confidence interval is a confidence interval for the probability of success calculated from the outcome of a series

**Proportioning valve** - A proportioning valve is a valve that relies on the statics to supply a reduced pressure to an output line. A simple example is where spring load applies

**Coefficient of determination** - of determination, denoted R2 or r2 and pronounced "R squared", is the proportion of the variance in the dependent variable that is predictable from the

**Prevalence** - Prevalence in epidemiology is the proportion of a particular population found to be affected by a medical condition (typically a disease or a risk factor

He is so infinitely blessed, that every perception of His blissful presence imparts a gladness to the heart. Every degree of approach to Him is, in the same proportion, a degree of happiness.

Co-operative enterprises provide the organisational means whereby a significant proportion of humanity is able to take into its own hands the tasks of creating productive employment, overcoming poverty and achieving social integration.

You must be absolutely honest and true in the depicting of a totem for meaning is attached to every line. You must be most particular about detail and proportion.

### The greatest fear that haunts this city is a suitcase bomb, nuclear or germ.

Many people carry small gas masks. The masses here seem to be resigned to the inevitable, believing an attack of major proportions will happen.

The human being holds a universe within, filled with overlapping frequencies, and the result is a symphony of cosmic proportions.

Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.... The subjection of individuals will increase amongst democratic nations, not only in the same proportion as their equality, but in the same proportion as their ignorance.

In this generation, along with the dominating traits, the recessive ones also reappear, their individuality fully revealed, and they do so in the decisively expressed average proportion of 3:1, so that among each four plants of this generation three receive the dominating and one the recessive characteristic.

The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war, no matter how justified, shall be directly proportional to how they perceive the Veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation.

In flying, the probability of survival is inversely proportional to the angle of arrival.