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Quotes About Relative

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Mike  Norton
“Never say that you can't do something, or that something seems impossible, or that something can't be done, no matter how discouraging or harrowing it may be; human beings are limited only by what we allow ourselves to be limited by: our own minds. We are each the masters of our own reality; when we become self-aware to this: absolutely anything in the world is possible.

Master yourself, and become king of the world around you. Let no odds, chastisement, exile, doubt, fear, or ANY mental virii prevent you from accomplishing your dreams. Never be a victim of life; be it's conqueror.”
Mike Norton

Jarod Kintz
“I want to go to Martha’s Vineyard. I have an aunt named Martha. And an uncle by that name. Neither one is related to me.”
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

John Muir
“There is not a fragment in all nature, for every relative fragment of one thing is a full harmonious unit in itself.”
John Muir, The Wilderness World of John Muir

Jarod Kintz
“Broke is a relative term, like sister, cousin, or Uncle Sam.
”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

Jodi Picoult
“From that point of view, I realized that my hole was not miles deep after all. My father, in fact, could stand on the bottom and it only reached up to his chest.
Darkness, you know, is relative.”
Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

Jarod Kintz
“My grandmother got approved right before the law changed, so naturally she got grandfathered in. In related news, but completely unrelated, I was adopted.”
Jarod Kintz, So many chairs, and no time to sit

Albert Einstein
“Philosophers play with the word, like a child with a doll.... It does not mean that everything in life is relative.”
Albert Einstein

V.C. King
“Protestors? At a funeral?”
V.C. King

“Everything is relative in this world, depends on what and how you relate things, everything.
To be precise we don't exist our feelings do, thinking hard, having fear, love, being materialistic, being spiritual, being selfish all are a form of feeling that drives us, our existence. Imagine there is no heaven, no hell below us, all equal so why do we live for?? So we start relating things, generate feelings and start breathing.”
Sandip Bantawa

Jostein Gaarder
“Man is the measure of all things', said the Sophist Protagora (c. 485-410 B.C.). By that he meant that the question of whether a thing is right or wrong, good or bad, must always be considered in relation to a person's needs.”
Jostein Gaarder, Sophie's World

Oche Otorkpa
“Raped at age nine by a relative and pregnant at 14 Oprah Winfrey,
like many others have experienced the wickedness and brutality of
our society. Sadly, it’s an environment where blood lines no longer
hold.”
Oche Otorkpa, The Unseen Terrorist

John Scott Haldane
“A mouse can fall down a mine shaft a third of a mile deep without injury. A rat falling the same distance would break his bones; a man would simply splash ... Elephants have their legs thickened to an extent that seems disproportionate to us, but this is necessary if their unwieldy bulk is to be moved at all ... A 60-ft. man would weigh 1000 times as much as a normal man, but his thigh bone would have its area increased by only 100 times ... Consequently such an unfortunate monster would break his legs the moment he tried to move.

[Expressing, in picturesque terms, the strength of an organism relative to its bulk.]”
John Scott Haldane

Max Planck
“We cannot rest and sit down lest we rust and decay. Health is maintained only through work. And as it is with all life so it is with science. We are always struggling from the relative to the absolute.”
Max Planck, Where is Science Going?

Israelmore Ayivor
“Don’t cluster too much plans to do within a relatively minimum time. As beginner, you must not cut your coat according to your elder brother’s size. Know your limit.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the dream

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