Quotations that match 'equivalent'.

Too much may be the equivalent of none at all.
[ Equivalent May Much None Too]
My father was invited to play on a television show when I was 17 or 18 that was an early equivalent of educational television, a Sunday afternoon kind of variety art show.
[ Afternoon Art Early Educational Equivalent Father Invited Kind Play Show Sunday Television Variety]
I received an honorary doctorate for my work. Maybe one of these works is considered the equivalent of a Ph.D.
[ Considered Doctorate Equivalent Honorary Maybe Ph Received These Work Works]
If there's another 9/11 or a major war in the Middle-East involving a U.S. attack on Iran, I have no doubt that there will be, the day after or within days an equivalent of a Reichstag fire decree that will involve massive detentions in this country.
[ After Another Attack Country Day Days Decree Doubt Equivalent Fire Involve Involving Iran Major Massive Reichstag War Will Within]
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death.
[ Achieving Avoiding Death Equivalent Life]
The second advantage claimed for naturalism is that it is equivalent to rationality, because it assumes a model of reality in which all events are in principle accessible to scientific investigation.
[ Accessible Advantage Assumes Because Claimed Equivalent Events Investigation Model Naturalism Principle Rationality Reality Scientific Second Which]
To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them.
[ Being Equivalent Evils Existence God Harmony Including Means Oneself Painful Place Position Them Tortured Unimaginable Unless Willed Worst]
One succeeds in obtaining an equivalent production at a lower price by improving the arts, trades and agriculture and by developing the physical and moral qualities of workers, farmers and craftsmen.
[ Agriculture Arts Craftsmen Developing Equivalent Farmers Improving Lower Moral Obtaining Physical Price Production Qualities Succeeds Trades Workers]
People have accused me of being in favor of globalization. This is equivalent to accusing me of being in favor of the sun rising in the morning.
[ Accused Accusing Being Equivalent Favor Globalization Morning Rising Sun]
Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations.
[ Bombing Building Equivalent Federal Government Hitting Iraq Morally Nations Other Serbia Strategically]
Since, however, it is immaterial whether the work is done by assistants or a machine, I decided to build a machine equivalent to an array of about 200 separating funnels.
[ Array Assistants Build Decided Done Equivalent However Immaterial Machine Separating Since Whether Work]
The very definition of the real becomes: that of which it is possible to give an equivalent reproduction. The real is not only what can be reproduced, but that which is always already reproduced. The hyper real.
[ Already Always Becomes Definition Equivalent Give Hyper Only Possible Real Reproduced Reproduction Very Which]
I don't hate anyone. I dislike. But my dislike is the equivalent of anyone else's hate.
[ Anyone Dislike Else Equivalent Hate]
I had to create an equivalent for what I felt about what I was looking at - not copy it.
[ Copy Create Equivalent Felt Had Looking]
Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur, is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier.
[ Becoming Business Entrepreneur Equivalent Frontier Going Into Modern-Day Old Pioneering Yourself]
I have to experiment with methods and I'm trying to find an authentic way of making an equivalent of the living, breathing person within the limits of a single picture.
[ Authentic Breathing Equivalent Experiment Find Limits Living Making Methods Person Picture Single Trying Way Within]
There can be no literary equivalent to truth.
[ Equivalent Literary Truth]
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent.
[ Civilization Connects Does Equivalent Knowledge Link Makes Morality Power Rather Them Unfortunately Western]
They are the literary equivalent of sequins on an evening dress.
[ Dress Equivalent Evening Literary Sequins]
The big journals and Nobel laureates are the equivalent of Congressional leaders in science journalism.
[ Big Congressional Equivalent Journalism Journals Laureates Leaders Nobel Science]
Words began to appear in English and to make some kind of equivalent. For what satisfaction it is hard to say, except that something seems unusually piercing, living, handsome, in another language, and since English is yours, you wish it to be there too.
[ Another Appear Began English Equivalent Except Handsome Hard Kind Language Living Make Piercing Satisfaction Say Seems Since Some Something Too Unusually Wish Words Yours]
Supply yourself with a mental equivalent, and the thing must come to you.
[ Come Equivalent Mental Must Supply Thing Yourself]
How can you tell when a political ideology has become the equivalent of a religion?
[ Become Equivalent How Ideology Political Religion Tell]
Why does there exist a global American entertainment industry, but there isn't an equivalent coming from France or Italy? This is the case simply because the English language opens the whole world to the American cinema.
[ American Because Case Cinema Coming Does English Entertainment Equivalent Exist France Global Industry Italy Language Opens Simply Whole Why World]
To call something an 'enhanced interrogation technique' doesn't alter the fact that we thought it was torture when the Japanese used it on American prisoners, we thought it was torture when the North Koreans used it, we thought it was torture when the Soviets used it. You know, it's almost the moral equivalent of saying that rape is an enhanced seduction technique.
[ Almost Alter American Call Enhanced Equivalent Fact Interrogation Japanese Know Koreans Moral North Prisoners Saying Seduction Something Soviets Technique Thought Torture Used]
The sexes in each species of being... are always true equivalents - equals but not identical.
[ Always Being Each Equals Equivalents Identical Sexes Species True]
Getting the support of Syria is the moral equivalent of winning the Klan's endorsement - it might be useful but it doesn't necessarily speak well of you.
[ Endorsement Equivalent Getting Klan Might Moral Necessarily Speak Support Syria Useful Well Winning]
TV tends to look for the living equivalents of squeaky-clean Kens and Barbies, but with my dial I'm more like Ken's dirty old uncle.
[ Dial Dirty Equivalents Ken Living Look More Old Tends Tv Uncle]
My favorite review described me as the cinematic equivalent of junk mail. I don't know what that means, but it sounds like a dig.
[ Cinematic Described Dig Equivalent Favorite Junk Know Mail Means Review Sounds]
Where words can be translated into equivalent words, the style of an original can be closely followed; but no translation which aims at being written in normal English can reproduce the style of Aristotle.
[ Aims Aristotle Being Closely English Equivalent Followed Into Normal Original Reproduce Style Translated Translation Where Which Words Written]
In journalistic terms, syndication is equivalent to ascending to heaven on a pillar of cloud.
[ Ascending Cloud Equivalent Heaven Journalistic Pillar Syndication Terms]
My dad told me that no one could ever make it as a writer, that my chances were equivalent to winning the lottery - which was good for me, because I like to have something to prove.
[ Because Chances Could Dad Equivalent Ever Good Lottery Make Prove Something Told Were Which Winning Writer]
One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature.
[ Creation Equivalent Man Miniature World]
For almost anyone who chooses to be a writer, since so very few writers are able to learn a living from their work that is equivalent to the living earned by the average dentist or accountant.
[ Able Accountant Almost Anyone Average Chooses Dentist Earned Equivalent Few Learn Living Since Their Very Work Writer Writers]
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
[ Among Considered Equivalent Father Mountains Walk]
To conquer nature is, in effect, to remove all natural barriers and human norms and to substitute artificial, fabricated equivalents for natural processes.
[ Artificial Barriers Conquer Effect Equivalents Fabricated Human Natural Nature Norms Processes Remove Substitute]
All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure.
[ Actions Doomed Equivalent Failure Human Principle]
Today people who hold cash equivalents feel comfortable. They shouldn't. They have opted for a terrible long-term asset, one that pays virtually nothing and is certain to depreciate in value.
[ Asset Cash Certain Comfortable Depreciate Equivalents Feel Hold Long-Term Nothing Opted Pays Terrible Today Value Virtually]
In truth, politeness is artificial good humor, it covers the natural want of it, and ends by rendering habitual a substitute nearly equivalent to the real virtue.
[ Artificial Covers Ends Equivalent Good Habitual Humor Natural Nearly Politeness Real Rendering Substitute Truth Virtue Want]
Nobody can deny but religion is a comfort to the distressed, a cordial to the sick, and sometimes a restraint on the wicked; therefore whoever would argue or laugh it out of the world without giving some equivalent for it ought to be treated as a common enemy.
[ Argue Comfort Common Cordial Deny Distressed Enemy Equivalent Giving Laugh Nobody Ought Out Religion Restraint Sick Some Sometimes Therefore Treated Whoever Wicked Without World Would]
I am still looking for the modern equivalent of those Quakers who ran successful businesses, made money because they offered honest products and treated their people decently... This business creed, sadly, seems long forgotten.
[ Am Because Business Businesses Creed Decently Equivalent Forgotten Honest Long Looking Made Modern Money Offered Products Quakers Ran Sadly Seems Still Successful Their Those Treated]
The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation.
[ Defects Economic Equivalent Government Growth Inflation Job Maximum Plus Pollution Products Reality Risk Runaway Zero]
To conclude that women are unfitted to the task of our historic society seems to me the equivalent of closing male eyes to female facts.
[ Closing Conclude Equivalent Eyes Facts Female Historic Male Our Seems Society Task Unfitted Women]
Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.
[ Cards Dice Equivalent Gambling Getting Giving Money Stocks Thing Without]
In the USA there is no female equivalent to god.
[ Equivalent Female God Usa]
I am willing to admit that if the agriculturists are oppressed by peculiar burdens, they ought to be relieved from them, or be allowed a fair and just protection equivalent to all such peculiar burdens.
[ Admit Allowed Am Burdens Equivalent Fair Just Oppressed Ought Peculiar Protection Relieved Such Them Willing]
Distinctions drawn by the mind are not necessarily equivalent to distinctions in reality.
[ Distinctions Drawn Equivalent Mind Necessarily Reality]
I've always thought my soundtracks do pretty good, because they're basically professional equivalents of a mix tape I'd make for you at home.
[ Always Basically Because Equivalents Good Home Make Mix Pretty Professional Soundtracks Tape Thought]
It's the equivalent of putting on the brakes suddenly while driving uphill.
[ Brakes Driving Equivalent Putting Suddenly Uphill While]
Being on Broadway is the modern equivalent of being a monk. I sleep a lot, eat a lot, and rest a lot.
[ Being Broadway Eat Equivalent Lot Modern Monk Rest Sleep]
The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.
[ Abolishing Catastrophe Comfort Equivalent General Notion Particular Since Survive Terms Will]
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
[ Accuracy Equivalent Observation Thinking]
Louisiana loses 30 miles a year off our coast. We lost 100 miles last year off our coast thanks to Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. We have lost a size of land equivalent to the entire state of Rhode Island.
[ Coast Entire Equivalent Hurricanes Island Katrina Land Last Loses Lost Louisiana Miles Off Our Rhode Rita Size State Thanks Year]
I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and Fries. Funny
[ Am Big Equivalent Fries Literary Mac]
This bill is the legislative equivalent of crack. It yields a short-term high but does long-term damage to the system and it's expensive to boot.
[ Bill Boot Crack Damage Does Equivalent Expensive High Legislative Long-Term Short-Term System Yields]
The holy land was supposed to be spotless, a serious equivalent of Disneyland in which not a single candy wrapper is to stay on the ground for more than a few minutes.
[ Candy Disneyland Equivalent Few Ground Holy Land Minutes More Serious Single Stay Supposed Than Which Wrapper]
Every great man, every successful man, no matter what the field of endeavor, has known the magic that lies in these words: every adversity has the seed of an equivalent or greater benefit.
[ Adversity Benefit Endeavor Equivalent Every Field Great Greater Known Lies Magic Man Matter Seed Successful These Words]
It would have been the equivalent of Jackson Pollock's attempts to copy the Sistine Chapel.
[ Attempts Been Chapel Copy Equivalent Jackson Pollock Sistine Would]
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.
[ Body Conversational Equivalent Experience Out Sort Talking]
For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life.
[ Becomes Create Destroy Equivalent Female Life Men Power Some]
The stakes in conflict do not change. Battle determines who will control the wealth or its equivalent.
[ Battle Change Conflict Control Determines Equivalent Stakes Wealth Will]
Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass.
[ Bypass Divorce Equivalent Psychological Triple]
Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession.
[ Capitulation Compromise Concession Conciliation Deemed Equivalent Nor]
If they're traveling at the speed of light, their month is perhaps the equivalent of twenty of our years. So they're just buzzing around having a good old time, continuously looking.
[ Around Buzzing Continuously Equivalent Good Having Just Light Looking Month Old Our Perhaps Speed Their Time Traveling Twenty Years]
For example, the equivalent of a woman being treated as a sex object is a man being treated as a success object.
[ Being Equivalent Example Man Object Sex Success Treated Woman]
Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit.
[ Adversity Benefit Carries Equivalent Every Failure Greater Heartache Seed]
A viewer who skips the advertising is the moral equivalent of a shoplifter.
[ Advertising Equivalent Moral Skips Viewer]
They are the video equivalent of junk food.
[ Equivalent Food Junk Video]
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure.
[ Actions Doomed Equivalent Failure Human Principle]
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own.
[ Else Equivalent Head Instead Own Reading Someone Thinking]
I am not religious. I do not believe that personhood is conferred upon conception. But I also do not believe that a human embryo is the moral equivalent of a hangnail and deserves no more respect than an appendix.
[ Also Am Appendix Believe Conception Conferred Deserves Embryo Equivalent Human Moral More Religious Respect Than Upon]
I was really just the tea boy to begin with, or the equivalent thereof, but I quickly announced, innocently but very ambitiously, that I wanted to be, I was going to be, a foreign correspondent.
[ Announced Begin Boy Correspondent Equivalent Foreign Going Innocently Just Quickly Really Tea Thereof Very Wanted]
He had a massive stroke. He died with his tie on. Do you think that could be our generation's equivalent of that old saying about dying with your boots on?
[ Boots Could Died Dying Equivalent Generation Had His Massive Old Our Saying Stroke Think Tie Your]
The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities.
[ Appearance Birth Equivalent Genius Great Hundred Mediocrities More Single Than]
The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance.
[ Composer Equivalent Negative Performance Print Score]
What I am looking for... is an immobile movement, something which would be the equivalent of what is called the eloquence of silence, or what St. John of the Cross, I think it was, described with the term 'mute music'.
[ Am Called Cross Described Eloquence Equivalent Immobile John Looking Movement Music Mute Silence Something St Term Think Which Would]
When a 'Life of Brian' comes out with Muhammad in the lead role, directed by an Arab equivalent of Theo van Gogh, it will be a huge step forward.
[ Arab Brian Comes Directed Equivalent Forward Gogh Huge Lead Life Muhammad Out Role Step Theo Van Will]
Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy.
[ Accountability Equivalent Friendship Love Strategy Without]
In every adversity there lies the seed of an equivalent advantage. In every defeat is a lesson showing you how to win the victory next time.
[ Advantage Adversity Defeat Equivalent Every How Lesson Lies Next Seed Showing Time Victory Win]
A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he displaces.
[ Amount Any Civilization Different Equivalent German His Immersed Intelligence Loses Own Volume Weight]
While women certainly have made great strides toward pay parity in the past 30 years, there is still a gap in earnings between men and women in equivalent professions.
[ Between Certainly Earnings Equivalent Gap Great Made Men Parity Past Pay Professions Still Strides Toward While Women Years]
What I am sad about is that there is now, in America, no equivalent to the art circuit.
[ Am America Art Circuit Equivalent Now Sad]
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.
[ Deed Equivalent Good Picture]