Whereas Quotes

"Pleasure is always derived from...

"Pleasure is always derived from something outside you, whereas joy arises from within." --Eckhart Tolle
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β€œOne ought to avoid all unnecessary worry and exciting thoughts, and to cultivate a firm ...

β€œOne ought to avoid all unnecessary worry and exciting thoughts, and to cultivate a firm tranquility of mind. Melancholy reflections will in no way influence fate, whereas one may weaken the constitution by the waste of energy while indulging in them.” - George Hackenschmidt
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"[our laws] are not to be compared with those [of] Nazis [who are] more liberal. [For the] ...

"[our laws] are not to be compared with those [of] Nazis [who are] more liberal. [For the] Nazis, persons having 1/4 Jewish blood could qualify as Aryans, whereas many of the [Southern] American laws specify that persons having 1/16th Negro blood are Negroes." -- Stetson Kennedy.
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The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest i...

The fault I find with our journalism is that it forces us to take an interest in some fresh triviality or other every day, whereas only three or four books in a lifetime give us anything that is of real importance. Swann's Way by Marcel Proust
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Life is one fool thing after an...

Life is one fool thing after another whereas love is two fool things after each other. ― Oscar Wilde
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Women have been shown to be more sensitive to others' suffering, whereas, warriors c...

Women have been shown to be more sensitive to others' suffering, whereas, warriors celebrated for killing their opponents are almost always men. We need to see more women in leadership roles and more closely involved in education about compassion. Dalai Lama
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"He is his own best friend and takes delight in pr...

"He is his own best friend and takes delight in privacy whereas the man of no virtue or ability is his own worst enemy and is afraid of solitude." - Aristotle
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"We overestimate the effects of experiencing ins...

"We overestimate the effects of experiencing instant gratitude, whereas we underestimate the effects of achieving through persevering attitude" - Anon
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Brigands demand your money...

Brigands demand your money or your life, whereas women require both. -- Samuel Butler
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"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge...

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution." -Albert Einstein
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"The philosopher has never killed any...

"The philosopher has never killed any priests, whereas the priest has killed a great many philosophers." -Denis Diderot
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"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge...

"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution." - Albert Einstein
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"The human understanding still has this peculiar and perpetual fault of ...

"The human understanding still has this peculiar and perpetual fault of being more moved and excited by affirmatives than by negatives, whereas rightly and properly it ought to give equal weight to both." -Sir Francis Bacon
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The ego is impatient because it knows ...

The ego is impatient because it knows it's time is limited, whereas the Soul is patient because it knows it has forever.
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β€œNature is busy creating absolutely unique individua...

β€œNature is busy creating absolutely unique individuals, whereas culture has invented a single mold to which all must conform. It is grotesque. ” ― U.G. Krishnamurti
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In science, if you don't do it, somebody else will. Whereas in art, if Beethoven didn't comp...

In science, if you don't do it, somebody else will. Whereas in art, if Beethoven didn't compose the 'Ninth Symphony,' no one else before or after is going to compose the 'Ninth Symphony' that he composed; no one else is going to paint 'Starry Night' by van Gogh. Neil deGrasse Tyson.
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Life is one fool thing after an...

Life is one fool thing after another whereas love is two fool things after each other. -- Oscar Wilde
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"War, its technologies and strategies, are human invention, whe...

"War, its technologies and strategies, are human invention, whereas love is a human condition. Love is like inertia or death; inevitable, a law of nature and blameless if unkind" -Michael Stevens
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Change is one thing, progress is another. "Change" is s...

Change is one thing, progress is another. "Change" is scientific, "progress" is ethical; change is indubitable, whereas progress is a matter of controversy. Bertrand Russell
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"I am inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa because all our social polici...

"I am inherently gloomy about the prospect of Africa because all our social policies are based on the fact that their intelligence is the same as oursβ€”whereas all the testing says not really." - James D. Watson, the co-discoverer of the structure of DNA
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In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can trav...

In this world, shipmates, sin that pays its way can travel freely and without passport; whereas Virtue, if a pauper, is stopped at all frontiers. - Moby Dick, Herman Melville
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The weak can only find flaws in...

The weak can only find flaws in others, whereas the strong see themselves as the only imperfection.
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"So, Ryan got promoted to corporate where he is a little fish in a bi...

"So, Ryan got promoted to corporate where he is a little fish in a big pond. Whereas, back here in Scranton, I am still top dog in a fairly large pond. So, who is the real boss, the dog or a fish?" - Michael Scott
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Woman needs a reason fo...

Woman needs a reason for sex, whereas a man just needs a place. - unknown.
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