63+ Best Comparison Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Comparison or comparing is the act of evaluating two or more things by determining the relevant, comparable characteristics of each thing, and then determining which characteristics of each are similar to the other, which are different, and to what degree. Inspirational comparison quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

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Most Famous Comparison Quotes

Comparison is the thief of joy. Theodore Roosevelt

I’ve spent years living safely to secure a longer life, and look where that’s gotten me. I’m at the finish line but I never ran the race. Adam Silvera

I will not reason and compare my business is to create. William Blake

How much time he gains who does not look to see what his neighbour says or does or thinks, but only at what he does himself, to make it just and holy. Marcus Aurelius

Why compare yourself to others? No one is the entire world can do a better job of being you than you.

Comparison is the death of joy. Mark Twain

Happiness is found when you stop comparing yourself to other people.

Personality begins where comparison leaves off. Be unique. Be memorable. Be confident. Be proud. Shannon L. Alder

Stay in your lane. Comparison kills creativity and joy. Brene Brown

I cannot say this too strongly Do not compare yourselves to others. Be true to who you are, and continue to learn with all your might. Daisaku Ikeda

Don’t compare your weaknesses to someone else’s strengths.

Whatever your passion is, keep doing it. Don’t waste time chasing after success or comparing yourself to others. Every flower blooms at a different pace. Excel at doing what your passion is and only focus on perfecting it. Eventually people will see what you are great at doing, and if you are truly great, success will come chasing after you. Suzy Kassem

Comparison with myself brings improvement, comparison with others brings discontent. Betty Jamie Chung

The moment you have to recruit people to put another person down, in order to convince someone of your value is the day you dishonor your children, your parents and your God. If someone doesn’t see your worth the problem is them, not people outside your relationship. Shannon L. Alder

We won’t be distracted by comparison if we are captivated with purpose. Bob Goff

When the Lord makes it clear you’re to follow Him in this new direction, focus fully on Him and refuse to be distracted by comparisons with others. Swindoll Charles R.

Winners compare their achievements with their goals. Nido Qubein

The vast majority of us imagine ourselves as like literature people or math people. But the truth is that the massive processor known as the human brain is neither a literature organ or a math organ. It is both and more. John Green

The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind the scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel. Steve Furtick

We’re both thieves, Harvey Swick. I take time. You take lives. But in the end we’re the same both Thieves of Always. Clive Barker

When you are content to be simply yourself and don’t compare or compete, everyone will respect you. Lao Tzu

Never stop acquiring the commonsense, it is as good as the knowledge. Amit Kalantri

Comparison is a slippery slope to jealousy. Danielle LaPorte

Much of the study of history is a matter of comparison, of relating what was happening in one area to what was happening elsewhere, and what had happened in the past. To view a period in isolation is to miss whatever message it has to offer. Louis L’Amour

Personality begins where comparison ends. Karl Lagerfeld

Gulliver describes a royal personage inspiring awe among the tiny Lilliputians because he was taller than his brethren by the breadth of a human fingernail. Jonathan Swift

Don’t compare your life to others. There’s no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it’s their time.

Comparison is the root cause of all evil. Why compare when no two people are alike? Haresh Sippy

There is no need for comparison. Be happy with yourself and find satisfaction in your work. Lailah Gifty Akita

Everything and everyone at their own pace. Flow with not against yourself. Akiroq Brost

Dear you, don’t compare yourself to anyone. Your Unique Self is empowered, powerful, and unstoppable! Your uniqueness is what makes you incomparable! Don’t underestimate the beauty of just being you. Stephanie Lahart

Lebedev A time has come of sorrow and sadness for you. Man, my dear friend, is like a samovar. It doesn’t always stand on a shelf in the chill but sometimes they put hot coals in it and it goes psh psh! This comparison is worthless but you won’t think up a cleverer one. Anton Chekhov

Don’t compare your beginning to someone else’s middle. Tim Hiller

How I should despise such a thing if I were a man. What a nose she has! what a chin! what a neck! Then her eyes and the worst kissing lips in the universe. John Vanbrugh

Never compare your journey with someone else’s. Your journey is your journey, not a competition.

It is only when the mirror has not spoken to Chimpanzee in a plain language that it thinks it looks more better than the Gorilla. Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness. Allen Ginsberg

Comparison to others is the emperor of all emotional maladies. It kills the spirit and creates divisions in our social interactions. Keisha Blair

Have more than you show, and speak less than you know. William Shakespeare

If you wouldn’t take on their regrets, don’t you dare envy their highlights. Andrena Sawyer

Don’t compare yourself to others. You have no idea what their journey is all about. Regina Brett

Antony was also obsessive, judgmental, and paranoid. Jodi Picoult

You don’t have to do what everyone else is doing. Oprah Winfrey

Take a few moments to see if you can notice this silence beneath all of your thinking, ideas, beliefs and stories. Ankush Jain

Focus on your journey, not the destination. Greg Anderson

If anyone had ever dared to suggest to Rosamund that Matthew Lovelace and Aubrey Blithman had anything in common, she would have dismissed them with sharp words for having the temerity to compare chocolate to bilge water. Karen Brooks

Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself. Coco Chanel

People may have things that you don’t have. This does not make them better than you. Adam J. Kurtz

God has given you one face, and you make yourself another. William Shakespeare

Get too used to glorious sunsets and it is easy to blame the sun for stealing the clouds glory but withhold the sun and there is nothing to see. Soman Chainani

If you cannot be a poet, be the poem. David Carradine

I cannot be so arrogant as to categorize your mistakes as so massive that, by comparison, mine are simply trifling errors. For to do that is to make a far bigger mistake than whatever mistake it was that you made. Craig D. Lounsbrough

Find out who you are and do it on purpose. Dolly Parton

Models are the mothers of invention. Leland Wilkinson

Our time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Steve Jobs

People would be happy to see you do better, but not better than them. Amit Kalantri

Let it go. You can’t move forward if you keep looking back. April Harding

Please don’t seek fuel for your sorrow by comparing yourself to me. Ezra Claytan Daniels

What lies behind you and what lies in front of you pales in comparison to what lies inside you. Ralph Waldo Emerson

To cultivate gratitude, we must first uproot the weeds of pride, entitlement, and comparison that choke out our blessings. Toyin Omofoye