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#proportion

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The duration of passion is proportionate with the original resistance of the woman.


Honore de Balzac


#original #passion #proportionate #resistance #woman

Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.


Honore de Balzac


#degree #good #ground #like #love

Beauty: the adjustment of all parts proportionately so that one cannot add or subtract or change without impairing the harmony of the whole.


Leon Battista Alberti


#adjustment #beauty #cannot #change #harmony

The U.N. bureaucracy has grown to elephantine proportions. Now that the Cold War is over, we are asking that elephant to do gymnastics.


Madeleine Albright


#bureaucracy #cold #cold war #elephant #grown

I have been an "Official" all my life, without the least turn for it. I never could attain a true official manner, which is highly artificial and handles trifles with ludicrously disproportionate gravity.


William Allingham


#attain #been #could #disproportionate #gravity

People forget that a huge proportion of our jobs still depend on agricultural production in Australia so of course there are exports. That's easily overlooked.


John Anderson


#australia #course #depend #easily #exports

I mean, it is an extraordinary thing that a large proportion of your country and my country, of the citizens, never see a wild creature from dawn 'til dusk, unless it's a pigeon, which isn't really wild, which might come and settle near them.


David Attenborough


#come #country #creature #dawn #dusk

I am one of those scientists who feels that it is no longer enough just to get on and do science. We have to devote a significant proportion of our time and resources to defending it from deliberate attack from organised ignorance.


Richard Dawkins


#attack #defending #deliberate #devote #enough

I think you've got to have your feet planted firmly on the ground, especially in this business, and you must not believe things that are said or written about you, because everything gets out of proportion one way or the other.


Judi Dench


#because #believe #business #especially #everything

Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.


William Blake


#fettered #fetters #flourish #human #human race






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