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Perhaps the comparison is closer to the Chinese cook who leaves hardly any part of a duck un-served. - Henry Graham Greene


Works of the intellect are great only by comparison with each other. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Infinite: Bigger than the biggest thing ever and then some. Much bigger than that, in fact, really amazingly immense, a totally stunning size, real 'wow, that's big' time. Infinity is so big that by comparison, bigness itself looks really titchy. Gigantic multiplied by colossal multiplied by staggeringly huge is the sort of concept we're trying to get across here. - Douglas Adams


There is no comparison between that which is lost by not succeeding and that which is lost by not trying. - Sir Francis Bacon


Comparisons are odious. (Jacula Prudentum) - George Herbert


He who sees different ways to the same end, will, unless he watches carefully over his own conduct, lay out too much of his attention upon the comparison of probabilities and the adjustment of expedients, and pause in the choice of his road, till some accident intercepts his journey. - Samuel Johnson


To liken them to your auld-warld squad, I must needs say comparisons are odd. - Robert Burns


She was an absolute genius as a comedic actress, with an extraordinary sense for comedic dialogue. It was a God-given gift. Believe me, in the last fifteen years there were ten projects that came to me, and I'd start working on them and I'd think, 'It's not going to work, it needs Marilyn Monroe.' Nobody else is in that orbit; everyone else is earthbound by comparison. - Billy Wilder