Proportion Related Quotes



In proportion as man approaches the outer rim, he becomes lost in details, and the more he is preoccupied with details, the less he can understand them.

Richard M. Weaver


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Well, unfortunately, I have always regretted the fact that I have a temper, but I also have, you know, have great love and respect for all of the people that have worked for me. I think like everything else, this is one of those things that has been blown out of proportion.

Norman Schwarzkopf


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Portrait photography never had any charms for me, so I sought my subjects from the house-tops, and finally from the hill-tops and about the surrounding country; the taste strengthening as my successes became greater in proportion to the failures.

William Henry Jackson


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Men prosper or fail, survive or perish in proportion to the degree of their rationality.

Ayn Rand


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I have no pity! I have no pity! The more worms writhe, the more I yearn to crush out their entrails! It is a moral teething, and I grind with greater energy, in proportion to the increase of pain.

Emily Bronte


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Women account for about 70% of Africa's food production and manage a large proportion of small enterprises. They are also increasingly represented in legislative and executive leadership positions.

Ngozi Okonjo-iweala


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Our success in influencing or elevating others is in proportion to their belief in our belief in them.

Henry Drummond


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Any writer worth his salt knows that only a small proportion of literature does nore than partly compensate people for the damage they have suffered in learning to read.

Rebecca West


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Evidently, one thing seems to have more value in direct proportion to whether or not we feel we have the freedoms, joys or conveniences of that thing.

David Brier


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“It is proportion that beautifies everything, the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it.”

Orlando Gibbons


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