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An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
Mistakes
Henri Frederic Amiel

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There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Beauty
Francis Bacon

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The great proof of madness is the disproportion of one's designs to one's means.
Insanity
Napoleon Bonaparte

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Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
Fashion
Coco Chanel

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Let the punishment be proportionate to the offense.
Punishment
Marcus T. Cicero

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DATO'S LAW. Wishes expand in direct proportion to the resources available for their gratification.
Wish and Wishing
Robert Dato

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Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.
Reputation
St. Evermond

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Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
Ideals and Idealism
John Galsworthy

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Our repugnance to death increases in proportion to our consciousness of having lived in vain.
Death and Dying
William Hazlitt

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Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.
Uncertainty
Ernest Hemingway

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Change occurs in direct proportion to dissatisfaction, but dissatisfaction never changes.
Dissatisfaction
Doug Horton

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We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
Fear
Titus Livy

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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
Courage
Anais Nin

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The charms of the passing woman are generally in direct proportion to the swiftness of her passing.
Charm
Marcel Proust

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The regularity of a habit is generally in proportion to its absurdity.
Habit
Marcel Proust

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The measure of your holiness is proportionate to the goodness of your will.
Goodness
Jan Van Ruysbroeck

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Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.
Experience
George Bernard Shaw

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Only nature knows how to justly proportion to the fault the punishment it deserves.
Nature
Percy Bysshe Shelley

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A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
Wealth
Henry David Thoreau

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Farmers are respectable and interesting to me in proportion as they are poor.
Farming and Farmers
Henry David Thoreau

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The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
Effort
Denis Waitley

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Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
Liberty
Daniel Webster

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