Comparing Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old comparing quotes, comparing sayings, and comparing proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Instead of comparing our lot with that of those who are more fortunate than we are, we should compare it with the lot of the great majority of our fellow men. It then appears that we are among the privileged. Helen Keller
One finds the truth by making a hypothesis and comparing observations with the hypothesis. David Douglass
Don't Compare your life to others. You have no idea what they have been through. Sam Cawthorn
To love is to stop comparing. Bernard Grasset
Try not to get lost in comparing yourself to others. Discover your gifts and let them shine! Jennie Finch
Remember, don't waste time comparing your life to others who seem more fortunate. Being fortunate is based on how much peace you have, not how many luxuries or conveniences you have. Practice from the heart to make peace with what is. Doc Childre
Stop comparing yourself to other people; you are an original. We are all different and it's okay. Joyce Meyer
When you start comparing with others, you fall into a trap with no way out. Dee Dee Artner
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time. Anonymous
Never compare yourself to anyone, except the previous you. unknown
Before comparing yourself with others, win the battle with yourself. Strive to be better today than yesterday, and better tomorrow than today. Daisaku Ikeda
Comparing ourselves instead of taking lessons from ourselves is not only a catalyst to diminishing our true purpose but also a great ingredient to thinking negative and staying in mediocrity. Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Don't undermine your worth by comparing yourself with others. It is because we are different that each of us is special. Brian Dyson
Comparing yourself to others is an act of violence against your authentic self. Iyanla Vanzant
There's no use in comparing one's feelings between one day and the next; you must allow a reasonable interval, for the direction of change to show itself. Lewis Carroll
Enjoy your own life without comparing it with that of another. Marquis de Condorcet
Sometimes comparing can be a good thing: it can inspire us to work harder and reach farther. But for the most part, excessive measuring yourself up against others - especially when it becomes a way to put yourself down - is a colossal waste of time. It's a dead end. It won't make you do anything except feel horrible. Rachel Simmons
You do not determine your success by comparing yourself to others, rather you determine your success by comparing your accomplishments to your capabilities. Zig Ziglar
When you stop comparing what is right here and now with what you wish were, you can begin to enjoy what is. Cheri Huber
Comparison is the thief of joy. Theodore Roosevelt
Run your own race and stop comparing yourself to others. unknown
People judge their capabilities partly by comparing their performances with those of others. Albert Bandura
The biggest mistake you can ever make it to compare yourself to others. Jacquelyn Frank
Don't compare your situation to somebody else's. You're not running their race, You're running your own race. Joel Esteen
Comparison kills creativity. Stop comparing and start creating. unknown
If you're comparing the badness of two words and you won't even say one of them [the n-word], that's the worse word. John Mulaney