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Moderation resembles temperance. We are not so unwilling to eat more as afraid of doing ourselves harm by it.

Christianity was preached by ignorant men and believed by servants and that is why it resembles nothing ever known.

Music resembles poetry in each Are nameless graces which no methods teach And which a master hand alone can reach.

Having to read footnotes resembles having to go downstairs to answer the door while in the midst of making love.

Linnea.... A plant of Lapland lowly insignificant disregarded flowering but for a brief space - from Linnaeus who resembles it.

For to accuse requires less eloquence such is man's nature than to excuse; and condemnation than absolution more resembles justice.

The philosopher who would fain extinguish his passions resembles the chemist who would like to let his furnace go out.

But deep this truth impress'd my mind: Thro' all His works abroad The heart benevolent and kindThe most resembles God.

The winger resembles Mother Brown running with a high knee-lift and sometimes not progressing far from the spot where he started.

My personality resembles my designs to a large extent. I'm in sync with myself and I'm transparent just like my designs.

Every stage of education begins with childhood. That is why the most educated person on earth so much resembles a child.

English humor resembles the Loch Ness Monster in that both are famous but there is a strong suspicion that neither exists.

She resembles the Venus de Milo: she is very old has no teeth and has white spots on her yellow skin.

I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.

The stock market resembles a huge laundry in which institutions take in large blocks of each others washing ... without rhyme or reason.

A feeling of sadness and longing That is not akin to pain And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain.

The sun of a prince's good graces resembles that in the skies in that it shines most kindly upon the blackest people.

The supposition that the future resembles the past is not founded on arguments of any kind but is derived entirely from habit.

By reason of his elegance he resembles an image painted in a palace though he is as majestic as the palace itself.

My heart resembles the ocean; has storm and ebb and flow; and many a beautiful pearl lies hid in its depths below.

True contact between beings is established only by mute presence by apparent non-communication by that mysterious and wordless exchange which resembles inward prayer.

The work of the preacher resembles that of the sower. Like the sower the preacher must sow good seed the Word of God.

If the birth of a genius resembles that of an idiot the end of a Havana Corona resembles that of a 5-cent cigar.

Life resembles Gobelin tapestry; you do not see the canvass on the right side; but when you turn it the threads are visible.

Hardly anyone about whom I deeply care at all resembles anyone else I have ever met or heard of or read about in literature.

Serendipity looks a lot like creativity at least at a distance and if I can tap into these ways in which one thing resembles another.

Although many people in Aceh are still poor and vulnerable the province resembles nothing like the place I saw the day after the tsunami hit.

Love resembles a tree: it bends under its own weight deeply rooted in our being and sometimes turns green in the ruins of a heart.

It resembles a pair of shears so joined that they cannot be separated often moving in opposite directions yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.

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.

The work resembles a breech delivery-one which is expressed in rhythmic lurches stabs of phrase and vocal ornamentation designed to express agitation rather than decorative grace.

Genius resembles a bell; in order to ring it must be suspended into pure air and when a foreign body touches it its joyful toneis silenced.

Love born of anxiety resembles a thorn shaped so that efforts to pull it out of one's flesh merely cause it to penetrate more deeply therein.

The car resembles a dragon fly or any other jumping animal that moves shorter distances in straight lines and then changes its direction at different points.

The fame of surgeons resembles the fame of actors who live only during their lifetime and whose talent is no longer appreciable once they have disappeared.

I see my large nose like half an avocado. I broke it falling downstairs when I was six and it now resembles a large blob of play-dough.

How incredibly far our lives drift from where we knew with all certainty they would go. How little today resembles what yesterday thought it would look like.

The fame which bids fair to live the longest resembles that which Horace attributes to Marcellus whose progress he compares to the silent imperceptible growth of a tree.

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?

I have to create an object which resembles the tree. The sign for a tree and not the sign that other artists may have found for the tree.

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.

A man of correct insight among those who are duped and deluded resembles one whose watch is right while all the clocks in the town give the wrong time.

You were wise not to waste years in a lawsuit ... he who commences a suit resembles him who plants a palm-tree which he will not live to see flourish.

Award trophies as opposed to letting the players define and claim their own. Ultimately pay them to play so that their activity not only resembles work but is work.

History resembles a guest list in that sense of the invited and the gatecrashers: the people for whom we have been waiting and those whose presence takes us unawares.

But it is hard to know them from friends they are so obsequious and full of protestations; for a wolf resembles a dog so doth a flatterer a friend.

The Yankee: In acuteness and perseverance he resembles the Scotch. In frugal neatness he resembles the Dutch. But in truth a Yankee is nothing else on earth but himself.

Present rather than past is the mother of future. So your future must take after your present. But if it resembles more your past the granny must be a slut!

The pursuit of peace resembles the building of a great cathedral. It is the work of a generation. In concept it requires a mater-architect; in execution the labors of many.

I can't live without a good scrub or concealer. Concealer could give you 8 hours sleep instantly. I also love lipstick for everyday a berry tone that resembles the natural lip color.

The wisdom of the ignorant somewhat resembles the instinct of animals; it is diffused in but a very narrow sphere but within the circle it acts with vigor uniformity and success.

A single man has not nearly the value he would have in a state of union. He is an incomplete animal. He resembles the odd half of a pair of scissors.

The moon of a bright silver which dazzles by its shining illumines a world which surely is no longer ours; for it resembles in nothing what may be seen in other lands.

For the duration of its collective life or the time during which its identity may be assumed each class resembles a hotel or an omnibus always full but always of different people.

It seemed to us that all people to a greater or lesser degree belong to one of these two types that almost every one of us resembles either Don Quixote or Hamlet.

On the level of simple sensation and mood making love surely resembles an epileptic fit at least as much as if not more than it does eating a meal or conversing with someone.

Then the writing became so fluid that I sometimes felt as if I were writing for the sheer pleasure of telling a story which may be the human condition that most resembles levitation.

The whole [scientific] process resembles biological evolution. A problem is like an ecological niche and a theory is like a gene or a species which is being tested for viability in that niche.

ARTLESSNESS n. A certain engaging quality to which women attain by long study and severe practice upon the admiring male who is pleased to fancy it resembles the candid simplicity of his young.

Now I beg of you to tell me whether I must love a human being simply because he exists or resembles me and whether for those reasons alone I must suddenly prefer him to myself?

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.

Genius unrefined resembles a flash of lightning but wisdom is like the sun.

A pig resembles a saint in that he is more honored after death than during his lifetime.

If we are to judge of love by its consequences it more nearly resembles hatred than friendship.

If there is such a thing as a good marriage it is because it resembles friendship rather than love.

He that can live alone resembles the brute beast in nothing the sage in much and God in everything.

Robotics are beginning to cross that line from absolutely primitive motion to motion that resembles animal or human behavior.

On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge Maximum Security prison the only intelligent choice is to plan a jail break.

What takes place in the Security Council more closely resembles a mugging than either a political debate or an effort at problem-solving.

Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people.

Every beauty which is seen here by persons of perception resembles more than anything else that celestial source from which we all are come.

Marriage resembles a pair of shears so joined that they cannot be separated; often moving in opposite directions yet always punishing anyone who comes between them.

The American President resembles the commander of a ship at sea. He must have a helm to grasp a course to steer a port to seek.

Unfortunately a lot of economists wanted to make their subject a science. So the more what you do resembles physics or chemistry the more credible you become.

Art has two constant two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.

There's a certain kind of behavior in the Arab world that to me resembles the way young men behave when there is no significant influence from women in their lives.

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.

This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary it is dear to us it gives us pleasure and we must conceal it.

Nothing resembles selfishness more closely than self-respect

Nothing resembles pride so much as discouragement.

Nothing so resembles a daub as a masterpiece.

I need Christ not something that resembles Him.

Good music resembles something. It resembles the composer.

He who has dreamed for long resembles his dream.

The act of love strongly resembles torture or surgery.

I am bored in France because everyone resembles Voltaire.

It's amazing how much 'mature wisdom' resembles being too tired.

Everything resembles the truth everything can happen to a man.

the face of victory often resembles the face of defeat.

Admiration: Our feeling of delight that another person resembles us.

The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God.

The heart that is generous and kind most resembles God.

The unselective knowledge drive resembles the indiscriminate sexual drive--signs of vulgarity!

An American presidential campaign resembles a forced march through enemy country.

Nothing resembles a person as much as the way he dies.

Develop a mind so filled with love that it resembles space.

Thinking very often resembles napping but the intent is different. --Stephanie Plum

The actual evidence concerning the Exodus resembles the evidence for the unicorn.

The world resembles a stage on which every man is playing a part.

History often resembles myth because they are both ultimately of the same stuff.

The past resembles the future more than one drop of water resembles another.

The sound of the harpsichord resembles that of a bird-cage played with toasting-forks.

The emotional state that leads to achievements resembles that of a worshiper or the lover.

All the new thinking is about loss In this it resembles all the old thinking.

If we judge love by most of its effects it resembles rather hatred than affection.

The corporation like the psychopathic personality it resembles is programmed to exploit others for profit.

The face of the enemy frightens me only when I see how much it resembles me

Wit resembles a coquette; those who the most eagerly run after it are the least favored.

That prudery which survives youth and beauty resembles a scarecrow left in the fields after harvest.

The government increasingly resembles somebody who is trying to give the kiss of life to a corpse.

My love for Heathchiff resembles the eternal rocks beneath: a source of little visible delight but necessary.

[P]oetry resembles metaphysics: one does not mind one's own but one does not like anyone else's.

I have a birthmark on the inside of my left knee that resembles an upside-down sea horse.

I was a big Michael Jordan fan growing up. I don't feel my game resembles his though.

COMMENDATION n. The tribute that we pay to achievements that resembles but do not equal our own.

We tend to feel most comfortable "most at home" with people whose self esteem level resembles our own.

That farewell kiss which resembles greeting that last glance of love which becomes the sharpest pang of sorrow.