Quotations on Comparisons

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But sequence comparisons simply can't account for the development of complex biochemical systems any more than Darwin's comparison of simple and complex eyes told him how vision worked.
- Michael Behe
(Keywords: Development, Vision, Comparisons, Eyes)

The surest route to breeding jealousy is to compare. Since jealousy comes from feeling less than another, comparisons only fan the fires.
- Dorothy Corkville Briggs
(Keywords: Breeding, Comparisons, Feeling, Jealousy)

The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons made in order to examine analogies, and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.
- Giacomo Casanova
(Keywords: Being, Comparisons, Existence, Memory, Mind, Order)

A wise man looks upon men as he does on horses; all their comparisons of title, wealth, and place, he consider but as harness.
- Robert Cecil
(Keywords: Men, Wealth, Comparisons, Horses, Man)

We were in the same band, but we're two completely different people. People have asked me to make comparisons with our albums, and I can't, because there's no comparison. Her album's okay. I don't think she's the best singer on Earth, but she's okay.
- Melanie Chisholm
(Keywords: People, Comparisons, Earth)

People will always make comparisons.
- Don DeLillo
(Keywords: People, Comparisons, Will)

Comparisons are really no good in sport, especially if it is a comparison between different eras and generations, for there are so many variables that come into play, starting from the quality of the opposition to playing conditions.
- Sunil Gavaskar
(Keywords: Quality, Comparisons, Generations, Opposition, Play)

But it really wasn't until three to four years later, when we had an opportunity in the lab to make very detailed observations, and comparisons with other fossil discoveries, that we realized she was a new species of human ancestor.
- Donald Johanson
(Keywords: Opportunity, Comparisons, Years)

All comparisons between America's current place in the world and anything legitimately called an empire in the past reveal ignorance and confusion about any reasonable meaning of the concept empire, especially the comparison with the Roman Empire.
- Donald Kagan
(Keywords: America, Comparisons, Confusion, Ignorance, Meaning, Past, World)

Once people start making comparisons to a player of the past, they want you to be that player. I try to go out there and create my own image, my own style, my own type of game. Right now I can't even think of one guy I've been compared to.
- Paul Pierce
(Keywords: People, Comparisons, Now, Past, Right, Style, Want)

I worked at NBC and MTV for two years, and it was very interesting to see the comparisons of audiences and the way that I would have to present a story to the two different places.
- Tabitha Soren
(Keywords: Audiences, Comparisons, Present, Years)

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