Likening: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 40 pages
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Familiar Quotations LikeningThe gods, likening themselves to all kinds of strangers, go in various disguises from city to city, observing the wrongdoing and the righteousness of men.ndash;HomerYour mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success.ndash;John McdonaldWe may be likened to two scorpions in a bottle, each capable of killing the other, but only at the risk of his own life.ndash;J. Robert OppenheimerLikening ndash; CompareA man that has a taste of music, painting, or architecture, is like one that has another sense, when compared with such as have no relish of those arts.ndash;Joseph AddisonAmong Life's precious jewels, Genuine and rare, The one that we call friendship Has worth beyond compare.ndash;AnonymousIt can never be bought or borrowed or sold A gift to be cherished, True friendship is a treasure beyond compare.ndash;AnonymousOf all the things that tax a man's patience, there's nothing to compare with a stuck zipper.ndash;AnonymousNo pleasure is comparable to the standing upon the vantage-ground of truth.ndash;Francis BaconWhat's breaking into a bank compared with founding a bank?ndash;Bertolt BrechtIt is not fit that men should be compared with gods.ndash;Gaius Valerius Catullus

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