Famous quotes containing the words model and/or comparison:
“When Titian was mixing brown madder,
His model was posed up a ladder.
Said Titian, That position
Calls for coition,
So he lept up the ladder and had her.”
“Certainly there is not the fight recorded in Concord history, at least, if in the history of America, that will bear a moments comparison with this, whether for the numbers engaged in it, or for the patriotism and heroism displayed.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)