Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize?— Marcus Aurelius
Undeniable Resemblance quotations
Education, for most people, means trying to lead the child to resemble the typical adult of his society . . . but for me and no one else, education means making creators. . . . You have to make inventors, innovators...not conformists
The past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another.
There was a time, when I blamed my companion if his religion did not resemble mine. Now, however, my heart accepts every form....Love alone is my religion.
I think the devil doesn't exist, but man has created him, he has created him in his own image and likeness.
A Christian should resemble a fruit tree with real fruit, not a Christmas tree with decorations tied on
Whoever wishes to foresee the future must consult the past;
for human events ever resemble those of preceding times. This arises from the fact that they are produced by men who ever have been, and ever shall be, animated by the same passions, and thus they necessarily have the same results.
The sponsors of war closely resemble the weapons they create.
And smart bombs, depleted uranium, land mines, rockets and tanks, rather than protect 'widows and orphans and strangers at the gate', are designed precisely to create 'widows and orphans', to transform strangers into enemies and enemies into corpses.
The noise resembles the roar of heavy, distant surf.
Standing on the stirring ice one can imagine it is disturbed by the breathing and tossing of a mighty giant below.
My passions, concentrated on a single point, resemble the rays of a sun assembled by a magnifying glass: they immediately set fire to whatever object they find in their way.
The best manner of avenging ourselves is by not resembling him who has injured us.
History repeats itself, but in such cunning disguise that we never detect the resemblance until the damage is done.
All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
The substance of every true and stable political organism is something resembling an Order, a Männerbünd in charge of the principle of the imperium, comprising men who see loyalty as the basis of their honor.
Cops and robbers resemble each other, so there's not a lot to learn in terms of learning the logistics of committing the crime or investigating the crime.
It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks;
we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance.
Is it surprising that prisons resemble factories, schools, barracks, hospitals, which all resemble prisons?
I wonder whether those of our political masters who have been put in charge of the defence of the country can distinguish a mortar from a motor; a gun from a howitzer; a guerrilla from a gorilla, although a great many resemble the latter.
What will happen once the authentic mass man takes over, we do not know yet, although it may be a fair guess that he will have more in common with the meticulous, calculated correctness of Himmler than with the hysterical fanaticism of Hitler, will more resemble the stubborn dullness of Molotov than the sensual vindictive cruelty of Stalin.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession.
I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
A portrait, to be a work of art, neither must nor may resemble the sitter.
.. one must paint its atmosphere.
GNU, n. An animal of South Africa, which in its domesticated state resembles a horse, a buffalo and a stag. In its wild condition it is something like a thunderbolt, an earthquake and a cyclone.
If you go through all the structures and features of this emerging European monster you will notice that it more and more resembles the Soviet Union.
This (presidential) system will not bear any resemblance to dictatorships under the same name in Africa and Asia, (It) will be unique to Turkey, it will be like a bee making honey, taking something from every flower and giving us a taste of a truly different honey.
I am convinced that there is no sort of boundary between the living and the mental or between the biological and the psychological. From the moment an organism takes account of a previous experience and adapts to a new situation, that very much resembles psychology.
PHYSIOGNOMY, n. The art of determining the character of another by the resemblances and differences between his face and our own, which is the standard of excellence.
With drooping bells of clearest blue Thou didst attract my childish view, Almost resembling The azure butterflies that flew Where on the heath thy blossoms grew So lightly trembling.
It has been said that terror is the principle of despotic government.
Does your government therefore resemble despotism? Yes, as the sword that gleams in the hands of the heroes of liberty resembles that with which the henchmen of tyranny are armed ... The government of the revolution is liberty's despotism against tyranny.
A wartime Minister of Information is compelled, in the national interest, to such continuous acts of duplicity that even his natural hair must grow to resemble a wig.
Sometimes our fate resembles a fruit tree in winter.
Who would think that those branches would turn green again and blossom, but we hope it, we know it.
Much that is beautiful must be discarded So that we may resemble a taller Impression of ourselves.
He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing, the sage in much, and God in everything.
Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination.
It always amuses me that the biggest praise for my work comes for the imagination, while the truth is that there's not a single line in all my work that does not have a basis in reality. The problem is that Caribbean reality resembles the wildest imagination.
Whatever the soul chooses to love, it will resemble.
And therefore what we choose to love is important: Love is the force behind every level of existence. There is some good in every attraction, but there is a process of refining attraction, of choosing what to love, so that we are energized by a wider, purer love