quotes tagged with 'comparison'

To be young is to study in schools you did not build;
To be mature is to build schools in which you will probably never study.
To be young is to swim in pools with you did not dig;
To be mature is to build pools in which you will probably never swim.
To be young is to enjoy the branches and shade of trees which you did not plant;
To be mature is to plant trees whose branches and shade you will probably never get to enjoy.
To be young is to dance to music which you did not write;
To be mature is to write music to which you will probably never dance.
To be young is to enjoy to programs and benefits of a church you did not build;
To be mature is to build churches whose programs and benefits you will probably never get to enjoy.

Author: Unknown, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in comparison young maturity mature youth poem unknown 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
...escape our culture's obsession with comparing, competing, and never feeling we are "enough."
Author: Jeffrey R. Holland, Source: http://www.lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,49-1-690-7,0...Saved by richardkmiller in satisfaction comparison culture selfesteem competition 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.
Author: C. S. Lewis, Source: Mere Christianity, p. 109Saved by cboyack in comparison pride possessions 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I was complaining that I had no shoes till I met a man who had no feet.
Author: Confucius, Source: UnknownSaved by cboyack in complain comparison gratitude 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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