Fashion is to please your eye. Shapes and proportions are for your intellect.
A remark generally hurts in proportion to its truth.
The importance to the writer of first writing must be out of all proportion of the actual value of what is written.
Some facts should be suppressed, or, at least, a just sense of proportion should be observed in treating them.
In my view what you can't argue for is a system that is neither decisive nor proportional and can be indecisive and disproportionate at the same time.
There's a difference between a failure and a fiasco... a fiasco is a disaster of mythic proportions.
I have always appreciated those who dare to experiment with materials and proportions.
Europe is very critical to the United States in the sense not only do we have a fourth of our exports there, but more importantly, a significant proportion of the foreign affiliate profits in fact, half of U.S. corporations, are in Europe.
Why is it not just as likely that there were as many small general nearly at first as now, and as great a disproportion in the number of their species?
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.
I am not judged by the number of times I fail, but by the number of times I succeed; and the number of times I succeed is in direct proportion to the number of times I can fail and keep on trying.
When you're in a crisis of, you know, tremendous proportions, it's beyond any human capability to control, you just make the best decisions you can, and you just hope that your intuition is correct.
It is proportion that beautifies everything, the whole universe consists of it, and music is measured by it.
The pleasures of love are always in proportion to our fears.
Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.
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