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There's one advantage in having been around as long as I have. Everybody in the Senate knows me and - I'm going to say something presumptuous to repeat myself - I think most respect me.


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As governor when I visited our troops in Kuwait and Iraq I served them Thanksgiving dinner. It was a small gesture compared to their sacrifice.

The most mediocre of males feels himself a demigod as compared with women.

The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn't know what war is except from television.

War is a blessing compared with national degradation.

I don't like being compared to anyone or being in a class with someone. I'm a teen actress and therefore I'm competing against Hilary Duff. We're different people like everyone else.

I feel like football players are overworked and underpaid compared to any other sports.

For me science is already fantastical enough. Unlocking the secrets of nature with fundamental physics or cosmology or astrobiology leads you into a wonderland compared with which beliefs in things like alien abductions pale into insignificance.

I think I've only done one horror movie Psycho III. That was a walk in the park compared to a romantic comedy.

In the beginning New York and I had kind of a love-hate relationship. It seemed so abrasive compared to Europe. But the transformation here in recent years is really something. I don't think I would have seen as much change if I'd lived in any other city in the world.

If one could be friendly with women what a pleasure - the relationship so secret and private compared with relations with men. Why not write about it truthfully?

Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy art poetry love scandal and the weather.

Compared to America or Europe God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.

The romantic embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.

The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.

I find playwriting to be incredibly difficult compared to screenwriting. Part of it is that I grew up watching movies and not watching plays.

The movies were custard compared to politics.

The most dangerous criminal now is the entirely lawless modern philosopher. Compared to him burglars and bigamists are essentially moral men.

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis and I said compared to who?

Let everyone try and find that as a result of daily prayer he adds something new to his life something with which nothing can be compared.

When I hear somebody sigh 'Life is hard ' I am always tempted to ask 'Compared to what?'

In regards to The Haunting people compared it to the old movie which is unfair. We didn't have the rights to the movie. I couldn't duplicate a single thing because that would have been legal infringement.

You go to college not only for the latest knowledge but also to meet people from different backgrounds. That's the genius of the American higher-education system compared with the Europeans'. We don't simply skim the elite.

The ordinary American - as far as I can tell - knows so much less than he did fifty years ago and has such poor work habits compared with fifty years ago that the average multiplicand of knowledge/capabilities is a much smaller number than it was in 1961.

How pathetically scanty my self-knowledge is compared with say my knowledge of my room. There is no such thing as observation of the inner world as there is of the outer world.