Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.
The quality of a person's life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence, regardless of their chosen field of endeavor.
We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn. Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.
The results you achieve will be in direct proportion to the effort you apply.
My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.
Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water than is necessary to balance the other elements, are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties.
There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
Commonsense is the realised sense of proportion.
Between friends differences in taste or opinion are irritating in direct proportion to their triviality.
Poetry fettered fetters the human race.
Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his heart, and that depends upon how much he has polished it. Whoever has polished it more sees more - more unseen forms become manifest to him.
Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in their readiness to doubt.
Everyone sees the unseen in proportion to the clarity of his hear.
In a colony constituted like that of New South Wales, the proportion of crime must of course be great.
I have lived to prove Thoreau's contention that a man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.
The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization.
Modern societies march towards morality in proportion as they leave religion behind.
One of my primary objects is to form the tools so the tools themselves shall fashion the work and give to every part its just proportion.
The consequences of a crime should not be out of proportion to the crime itself.
Mathematics is a dangerous profession; an appreciable proportion of us go mad.
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone.
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.
Only the dreamer shall understand realities, though in truth his dreaming must be not out of proportion to his waking.
Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the problem.
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