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Comparison Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about comparison
  1. #1
    This made me reflect, how vain an attempt it is for a man to endeavor to do himself honor among those who are out of all degree of equality or comparison with him.
  2. #2
    Undoubtedly, philosophers are in the right when they tell us that nothing is great or little otherwise than by comparison.
  3. #3
    “’Why, we are just the same — I am only a little girl like you. It’s just an accident that I am not you, and you are not me!’”
  4. #4
    “The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.”
  5. #5
    “The masses never revolt of their own accord, and they never revolt merely because they are oppressed. Indeed, so long as they are not permitted to have standards of comparison, they never even become aware that they are oppressed.”
  6. #6
    “Stay in your own lane. Comparison kills creativity and joy.”
  7. #7
    “Ladies, our judging has to stop. So does our compulsion to compete with everyone around us.”
  8. #8
    “Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals. He sets them to work, he gives back to them the bare minimum that will prevent them from starving, and the rest he keeps for himself.”
  1. #9
    “All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”
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