Quotations that match 'equivalent'.

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. Charles Krauthammer
[ Also Am Appendix Believe Conception Conferred Deserves Embryo Equivalent Human Moral More Religious Respect Than Upon]
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. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Another Appear Began English Equivalent Except Handsome Hard Kind Language Living Make Piercing Satisfaction Say Seems Since Some Something Too Unusually Wish Words Yours]
The stakes in conflict do not change. Battle determines who will control the wealth or its equivalent. Frank Herbert
[ Battle Change Conflict Control Determines Equivalent Stakes Wealth Will]
I had to create an equivalent for what I felt about what I was looking at - not copy it. Georgia O'Keeffe
[ Copy Create Equivalent Felt Had Looking]
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. Warren Buffett
[ Asset Cash Certain Comfortable Depreciate Equivalents Feel Hold Long-Term Nothing Opted Pays Terrible Today Value Virtually]
A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he displaces. Jose Bergamin
[ Amount Any Civilization Different Equivalent German His Immersed Intelligence Loses Own Volume Weight]
For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life. Myriam Miedzian
[ Becomes Create Destroy Equivalent Female Life Men Power Some]
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. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Closing Conclude Equivalent Eyes Facts Female Historic Male Our Seems Society Task Unfitted Women]
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. Antoine Lavoisier
[ Agriculture Arts Craftsmen Developing Equivalent Farmers Improving Lower Moral Obtaining Physical Price Production Qualities Succeeds Trades Workers]
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? Stephen King
[ Boots Could Died Dying Equivalent Generation Had His Massive Old Our Saying Stroke Think Tie Your]
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. Marvin Olasky
[ Candy Disneyland Equivalent Few Ground Holy Land Minutes More Serious Single Stay Supposed Than Which Wrapper]
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. John C. McGinley
[ Dial Dirty Equivalents Ken Living Look More Old Tends Tv Uncle]
In journalistic terms, syndication is equivalent to ascending to heaven on a pillar of cloud. John Skow
[ Ascending Cloud Equivalent Heaven Journalistic Pillar Syndication Terms]
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. Georges Bataille
[ Being Equivalent Evils Existence God Harmony Including Means Oneself Painful Place Position Them Tortured Unimaginable Unless Willed Worst]
It would have been the equivalent of Jackson Pollock's attempts to copy the Sistine Chapel. Malcolm Cowley
[ Attempts Been Chapel Copy Equivalent Jackson Pollock Sistine Would]
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. Jean Baudrillard
[ Already Always Becomes Definition Equivalent Give Hyper Only Possible Real Reproduced Reproduction Very Which]
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. Peter Wright
[ Authentic Breathing Equivalent Experiment Find Limits Living Making Methods Person Picture Single Trying Way Within]
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. Ginny B. Waite
[ Between Certainly Earnings Equivalent Gap Great Made Men Parity Past Pay Professions Still Strides Toward While Women Years]
For example, the equivalent of a woman being treated as a sex object is a man being treated as a success object. Warren Farrell
[ Being Equivalent Example Man Object Sex Success Treated Woman]
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. Gilbert Murray
[ Aims Aristotle Being Closely English Equivalent Followed Into Normal Original Reproduce Style Translated Translation Where Which Words Written]
I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and Fries. Stephen King Funny
[ Am Big Equivalent Fries Literary Mac]
I received an honorary doctorate for my work. Maybe one of these works is considered the equivalent of a Ph.D. Iris Chang
[ Considered Doctorate Equivalent Honorary Maybe Ph Received These Work Works]
Distinctions drawn by the mind are not necessarily equivalent to distinctions in reality. Thomas Aquinas
[ Distinctions Drawn Equivalent Mind Necessarily Reality]
The big journals and Nobel laureates are the equivalent of Congressional leaders in science journalism. Michael Pollan
[ Big Congressional Equivalent Journalism Journals Laureates Leaders Nobel Science]
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. W. Clement Stone
[ Adversity Benefit Endeavor Equivalent Every Field Great Greater Known Lies Magic Man Matter Seed Successful These Words]
Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking. Wallace Stevens
[ Accuracy Equivalent Observation Thinking]
My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing. Aldous Huxley
[ Among Considered Equivalent Father Mountains Walk]
All human actions are equivalent... and all are on principle doomed to failure. Carl Sandburg
[ Actions Doomed Equivalent Failure Human Principle]
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. Poppy Z. Brite
[ Because Chances Could Dad Equivalent Ever Good Lottery Make Prove Something Told Were Which Winning Writer]
They are the video equivalent of junk food. John J. O'Connor
[ Equivalent Food Junk Video]
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. John Sebastian
[ Afternoon Art Early Educational Equivalent Father Invited Kind Play Show Sunday Television Variety]
Supply yourself with a mental equivalent, and the thing must come to you. Emmet Fox
[ Come Equivalent Mental Must Supply Thing Yourself]
In the USA there is no female equivalent to god. Tina Turner
[ Equivalent Female God Usa]
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. Steve Buscemi
[ Cinematic Described Dig Equivalent Favorite Junk Know Mail Means Review Sounds]
Western civilization, unfortunately, does not link knowledge and morality but rather, it connects knowledge and power and makes them equivalent. Vine Deloria, Jr.
[ Civilization Connects Does Equivalent Knowledge Link Makes Morality Power Rather Them Unfortunately Western]
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. Clare Short
[ Accused Accusing Being Equivalent Favor Globalization Morning Rising Sun]
There can be no literary equivalent to truth. Laura Riding
[ Equivalent Literary Truth]
A good picture is equivalent to a good deed. Vincent Van Gogh
[ Deed Equivalent Good Picture]
What I am sad about is that there is now, in America, no equivalent to the art circuit. Richard Attenborough
[ Am America Art Circuit Equivalent Now Sad]
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. Russell Banks
[ Able Accountant Almost Anyone Average Chooses Dentist Earned Equivalent Few Learn Living Since Their Very Work Writer Writers]
The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe. Iris Murdoch
[ Abolishing Catastrophe Comfort Equivalent General Notion Particular Since Survive Terms Will]
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. Archer J. P. Martin
[ Array Assistants Build Decided Done Equivalent However Immaterial Machine Separating Since Whether Work]
Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Cards Dice Equivalent Gambling Getting Giving Money Stocks Thing Without]
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience. Bill Watterson
[ Body Conversational Equivalent Experience Out Sort Talking]
One man is equivalent to all Creation. One man is a World in miniature. Albert Pike
[ Creation Equivalent Man Miniature World]
Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession. Jalal Talabani
[ Capitulation Compromise Concession Conciliation Deemed Equivalent Nor]
All human actions are equivalent and all are on principle doomed to failure. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Actions Doomed Equivalent Failure Human Principle]
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. Quentin Tarantino
[ Always Basically Because Equivalents Good Home Make Mix Pretty Professional Soundtracks Tape Thought]
Going into business for yourself, becoming an entrepreneur, is the modern-day equivalent of pioneering on the old frontier. Paula Nelson
[ Becoming Business Entrepreneur Equivalent Frontier Going Into Modern-Day Old Pioneering Yourself]
The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance. Ansel Adams
[ Composer Equivalent Negative Performance Print Score]
Accountability in friendship is the equivalent of love without strategy. Anita Brookner
[ Accountability Equivalent Friendship Love Strategy Without]
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. Bobby Jindal
[ Coast Entire Equivalent Hurricanes Island Katrina Land Last Loses Lost Louisiana Miles Off Our Rhode Rita Size State Thanks Year]
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. Jonah Goldberg
[ Endorsement Equivalent Getting Klan Might Moral Necessarily Speak Support Syria Useful Well Winning]
Too much may be the equivalent of none at all. Lee Loevinger
[ Equivalent May Much None Too]
A viewer who skips the advertising is the moral equivalent of a shoplifter. Nicholas Johnson
[ Advertising Equivalent Moral Skips Viewer]
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. Christiane Amanpour
[ Announced Begin Boy Correspondent Equivalent Foreign Going Innocently Just Quickly Really Tea Thereof Very Wanted]
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. Thomas Jefferson
[ Artificial Covers Ends Equivalent Good Habitual Humor Natural Nearly Politeness Real Rendering Substitute Truth Virtue Want]
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. Daniel Ellsberg
[ After Another Attack Country Day Days Decree Doubt Equivalent Fire Involve Involving Iran Major Massive Reichstag War Will Within]
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. Ayaan Hirsi Ali
[ Arab Brian Comes Directed Equivalent Forward Gogh Huge Lead Life Muhammad Out Role Step Theo Van Will]
How can you tell when a political ideology has become the equivalent of a religion? Andrew Sullivan
[ Become Equivalent How Ideology Political Religion Tell]
Divorce is the psychological equivalent of a triple coronary bypass. Mary Kay Blakely
[ Bypass Divorce Equivalent Psychological Triple]
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. Anita Roddick
[ 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 sexes in each species of being... are always true equivalents - equals but not identical. Antoinette Brown Blackwell
[ Always Being Each Equals Equivalents Identical Sexes Species True]
They are the literary equivalent of sequins on an evening dress. Stefan Kanfer
[ Dress Equivalent Evening Literary Sequins]
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. Mary Wortley Montagu
[ 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]
It's the equivalent of putting on the brakes suddenly while driving uphill. John Gunther
[ Brakes Driving Equivalent Putting Suddenly Uphill While]
Every adversity, every failure, and every heartache, carries with it the Seed of an equivalent or greater Benefit. Napolean Hill
[ Adversity Benefit Carries Equivalent Every Failure Greater Heartache Seed]
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. Robert Collier
[ Advantage Adversity Defeat Equivalent Every How Lesson Lies Next Seed Showing Time Victory Win]
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'. Joan Miro
[ Am Called Cross Described Eloquence Equivalent Immobile John Looking Movement Music Mute Silence Something St Term Think Which Would]
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. Andrzej Wajda
[ American Because Case Cinema Coming Does English Entertainment Equivalent Exist France Global Industry Italy Language Opens Simply Whole Why World]
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. Dwight Schultz
[ Around Buzzing Continuously Equivalent Good Having Just Light Looking Month Old Our Perhaps Speed Their Time Traveling Twenty Years]
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. Dixie Lee Ray
[ Defects Economic Equivalent Government Growth Inflation Job Maximum Plus Pollution Products Reality Risk Runaway Zero]
The appearance of a single great genius is more than equivalent to the birth of a hundred mediocrities. Cesare Lombroso
[ Appearance Birth Equivalent Genius Great Hundred Mediocrities More Single Than]
Bombing the Murrah Federal Building was morally and strategically equivalent to the U.S. hitting a government building in Serbia, Iraq, or other nations. Timothy McVeigh
[ Bombing Building Equivalent Federal Government Hitting Iraq Morally Nations Other Serbia Strategically]
To conquer nature is, in effect, to remove all natural barriers and human norms and to substitute artificial, fabricated equivalents for natural processes. Alex Campbell
[ Artificial Barriers Conquer Effect Equivalents Fabricated Human Natural Nature Norms Processes Remove Substitute]
Reading is equivalent to thinking with someone else's head instead of with one's own. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Else Equivalent Head Instead Own Reading Someone Thinking]
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. Barney Frank
[ Bill Boot Crack Damage Does Equivalent Expensive High Legislative Long-Term Short-Term System Yields]
I don't hate anyone. I dislike. But my dislike is the equivalent of anyone else's hate. Elsa Maxwell
[ Anyone Dislike Else Equivalent Hate]
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. Phillip E. Johnson
[ Accessible Advantage Assumes Because Claimed Equivalent Events Investigation Model Naturalism Principle Rationality Reality Scientific Second Which]
Being on Broadway is the modern equivalent of being a monk. I sleep a lot, eat a lot, and rest a lot. Hugh Jackman
[ Being Broadway Eat Equivalent Lot Modern Monk Rest Sleep]
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. Ted Koppel
[ Almost Alter American Call Enhanced Equivalent Fact Interrogation Japanese Know Koreans Moral North Prisoners Saying Seduction Something Soviets Technique Thought Torture Used]
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. Joseph Hume
[ Admit Allowed Am Burdens Equivalent Fair Just Oppressed Ought Peculiar Protection Relieved Such Them Willing]
Achieving life is not the equivalent of avoiding death. Ayn Rand
[ Achieving Avoiding Death Equivalent Life]