The proportion of things thrill the eye.

I am obsessed with proportion, and how proportion is perceived.

My happiness grows in direct proportion to my acceptance, and in inverse proportion to my expectations.

Men become civilized, not in proportion to their willingness to believe, but in proportion to their readiness to doubt.

We promise in proportion to our hopes, and we deliver in proportion to our fears.

Proportion your expenses to what you have, not what you expect.

The degree of slowness is directionally proportional to the intensity of memory. The degree of speed is directionally proportional to the intensity of forgetting.

Grief is depression in proportion to circumstance; depression is grief out of proportion to circumstance.

The poorer is a family, the greater is the proportion of the total outgo which must be used for food... The proportion of the outgo used for food, other things being equal, is the best measure of the material standard of living of a population.

I think scale is about, in a way, the apprehension of proportion, and all the proportions that mean things to us as human beings are related to the body.

The things other people have put into my head, at any rate, do not fit together nicely, are often useless and ugly, are out of proportion with one another, are out of proportion with life as it really is outside my head.

The elegance of a mathematical theorem is directly proportional to the number of independent ideas one can see in the theorem and inversely proportional to the effort it takes to see them.

Pain anguish and suffering in human life are always in proportion to the strength with which a man is endowed. We will not pretend to say that Heaven always apportions to a man's capability of endurance the anguish with which he afflicts him...Suffer...

We fear things in proportion to our ignorance of them.

A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.

Reputation is rarely proportioned to virtue.

Men are wise in proportion, not to their experience, but to their capacity for experience.

The primary factor is proportions.

Dogmatism is inversely proportional to evidence.

It is proportion that beautifies everything, the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it.

Hesitation increases in relation to risk in equal proportion to age.