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Equating Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Equating

Please enjoy these Equating Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

We coin concepts and we use them to analyse and explain nature and society.
But we seem to forget, midway, that these concepts
are our own constructs and start equating them with reality.
- Abdolkarim Soroush

Unfortunately, the media, which are not at all reluctant
to act in their own self-interest,
have succeeded in equating reform in the public mind
with further restrictions on just about everyone else's
freedom of political speech.
- James L. Buckley

We will see a breakdown of the family and family values
if we decide to approve same-sex marriage,
and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable
alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go
with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
- Jerry Falwell

I didn't equate a POW camp with a concentration camp.
- Larry Hovis

 

I get constant reminders from fans who equate that
game and my career as one and the same.
- Wilt Chamberlain

I like to disappear into a role.
I equate the success of it with a feeling of being chemically changed.
That's the only way I can express it.
- Chiwetel Ejiofor

Men in authority will always think that criticism of
their policies is dangerous.
They will always equate their policies with patriotism,
and find criticism subversive.
- Henry Steele Commager

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Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate
transient domination with either intrinsic superiority
or prospects for extended survival.
- Stephen Jay Gould

Death comes at you no matter what you do in this life,
and to equate drugs with death is a facile comparison.
- Jerry Garcia

I equate fame towards people who know your work,
people who will see your work.
But all that stuff, like with the Genies and stuff like that,
it was so much fun.
It's so much fun and it's nice when it comes,
but that's not what it's all about.
- Sandra Oh

I'm glad movies aren't going to please everybody,
they can't.
But what they have to be is recognisable.
I don't equate myself with a master painter,
but I think you can recognise my films.
- Kevin Costner

If you could equate the amount of time and effort put
in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball
field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform,
mine would have been black.
- Mike Schmidt

The one thing that you simply have to remember all
the time that you are there,
is that Hollywood is an oriental city.
As long as you do that you might survive.
If you try to equate it with anything else you'll perish.
- Olivia De Havilland

People equate sexy with promiscuous.
They think that because I'm shaped this way,
I must be scandalous - like running around and bringing men into my hotel room.
But it's just the opposite.
- Jennifer Lopez

So right off, I'm going to have to say that a lot of
people have been comparing Life Is Killing Me to World Coming Down,
and I think a lot of those people equate art and sales figures,
and I don't do that.
- Josh Silver

I'm not so sure that people consider homelessness to be as important as,
say, the Vietnam War.
One should never even try to equate them because,
of course, they're tragedies on both sides of the coin.
- Graham Nash

Because it equates tradition with prejudice,
the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse
with ordinary people in their common language.
- Christopher Lasch

In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television,
everyone all over the world realizes that high energy
usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth.
- John Olver

There is sometimes a peculiar confusion in the West
that equates progress to whatever is recent or whatever is new,
and it is time we understood that progress has nothing
to do with the chronology of an idea.
- Barbara Amiel

Now when you have administrators deciding what sexuality is,
and what's a taboo and what's not in terms of content,
you got guys, like, Trent Lott who equates homosexuality with a disease.
- Richard Serra

In rendering its decision in our case,
the Supreme Court equated money with speech because
these days it takes the first to make yourself heard.
- James L. Buckley

Scientia is knowledge.
It is only in the popular mind that it is equated with facts.
- John Charles Polanyi

I had now made about 45 pictures, but what had I become? I knew all too well:
a phallic symbol.
All over the world I was, as a name and personality,
equated with sex.
- Errol Flynn

The Indians knew that life was equated with the earth and its resources,
that America was a paradise, and they could not comprehend
why the intruders from the East were determined to
destroy all that was Indian as well as America itself.
- Dee Brown

God is not a dead equation!
- Muhammad Iqbal

I'm totally down with insurrection in the street.
I've had a great time with that over the years.
Insurrection in the voting booth is the other part of the equation.
- Jello Biafra

The moral equation strongly tells everyone who understands freedom,
who understands morality, that Israel is engaging in
a just war in defense of its people and its freedom.
- George Pataki

Physics is nothing but the ABC's.
Nature is an equation with an unknown,
a Hebrew word which is written only with consonants
to which reason has to add the dots.
- Johann G. Hamann

Someone told me that each equation I included in the
book would halve the sales.
- Stephen Hawking

Man's idea of God, and a God's collusion,
is an essential part of the equation to wage war.
- Ralph Steadman

The equation of religion with belief is rather recent.
- Arnold J. Toynbee

The problem comes when you say that danger is part of the equation.
Then you don't do any more work on safety.
That shouldn't happen.
- Damon Hill

Science is a differential equation.
Religion is a boundary condition.
- Alan Turing

First, I do not think there is any silver bullet to
solving the technology side of the security equation.
- John W. Thompson

Politics is for the present, but an equation is for eternity.
- Albert Einstein

When you're a girl, passion can dominate the equation,
but as you grow up relationships evolve.
Mad passion can grab you at first, but it can't last forever.
- Jody Watley

The opponents and I are really one.
My strength and skills only half of the equation.
The other half is theirs.
An opponent is someone whose strength joined to yours
creates a certain result.
- Sadaharu Oh

The only difference was one of them was trying to make
a perfect cake and one of them was trying to write a great book.
But if we remove that from the equation,
it's the same impulse and they are equally entitled
to their ecstasies and their despair.
- Michael Cunningham

Passion has always been important to me.
That won't change.
What changes in a woman's perspective.
I mean, I have two kids now.
I'm a single parent balancing motherhood and my career.
That changes the equation.
- Jody Watley

I think a good MP is someone who cares for their community
and becomes their champion,
which is why I will make my home in any seat I am lucky
enough to be selected for.
Looks play no part in the equation, what matters is
your ideas and connecting them to the electorate.
- Adam Rickitt

Working in the digital domain, you're using approximations of things;
the actual sound wave never enters the equation.
You deal with sections of it, and you're able to do
so much more by just reducing the information to a finite amount.
- Sean Booth

Postmodernists believe that truth is myth,
and myth, truth.
This equation has its roots in pop psychology.
The same people also believe that emotions are a form of reality.
There used to be another name for this state of mind.
It used to be called psychosis.
- Brad Holland

When I see somebody being mistreated,
my eyes tear up and I want to stop it.
And I believe that the best thing I can do is to write about it,
because if I insert myself into the equation it doesn't really do much good,
but if I write about it I think it could do more good.
- John Pomfret

My intention here is to make it clear that not a single cell of my composition,
here in regard to The Raven, is found by chance or intuition,
that the composition moved towards perfection with
the precision and inevitability of a mathematical equation.
- Maurice Ravel

If this Nation really wants to create an effective border security policy,
we need to have a debate that includes a discussion
about actual solutions to our problems,
which means taking all of the political grandstanding
and baiting out of the equation.
- Raul Grijalva

Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments,
and they wander off through equation after equation,
and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality.
- Nikola Tesla

So what I'm saying is why don't we think about changing
Schrodinger's equation at some level when masses become
too big at the level that you might have to worry about
Einstein's general relativity.
- Roger Penrose

I keep referring to them in the plural but all I'm dealing with is Bob.
I don't know where Harvey fits in the equation.
He was very present at the beginning,
winding his brother up.
I don't know where he is now.
- Terry Gilliam

In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement,
psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what
common sense and the poets have long known -
that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.
- Norman O. Brown

When the Constitution gave us the right to bear arms,
it also made us responsible for using them properly.
It's not fair of us as citizens to lean more heavily
on one side of that equation than on the other.
- Jesse Ventura

There's no doubt that scientific training helps many
authors to write better science fiction.
And yet, several of the very best were English majors
who could not parse a differential equation to save their lives.
- David Brin

Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers,
like the square root of minus one...
If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things,
which cannot be imagined without it.
- Philip Pullman

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

God grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change;
the courage to change the things I can;
and the wisdom to know the difference.
- Reinhold Niebuhr (Serenity Prayer)

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

From the solemn gloom of the temple
children run out to sit in the dust,
God watches them play and forgets the priest.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To know God, watch a butterfly return to the same tree -
after a year and a thousand miles.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our "Rainbows and Butterflies" are the small miracles of our life -
the little things that are so easy to overlook,
yet so awe inspiring when we take a moment
to notice and to pay attention.
Give thanks for the rainbows, for the butterflies,
for all God's creatures - large and small,
for the bright blue sky and the soft fog and the gentle rain,
for the tree veiled in the season's first frost,
for the baby's laugh,
for the touch of a hand and the whispered "I love you."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each one prays to God according to his own light.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Start living now.
Stop saving the good china
for that special occasion.
Stop withholding your love
until that special person materializes.
Every day you are alive is a special occasion.
Every minute, every breath, is a gift from God.
- Mary Manin Morrissey

Friends are God's apology for relations.
- Hugh Kingsmille

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
- Jewish Proverb

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

Friends are God's way of apologizing to us for our families.
- Anonymous

Friends are the siblings God never gave us.
- Mencius

In great contests, each party claims to act
in accordance with the will of God.
Both may be, and one must be wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln


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