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Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't looked at the stock market pages.
~By Irene Peter ~


I always looked up there, because I remember a time when the only things on the walls in Fenway were the Jimmy Fund sign and the retired numbers. Never in a million years did you think you'd ever be up there with those guys.
~By Carlton Fisk ~


Individually, museums are fine institutions, dedicated to the high values of preservation, education and truth; collectively, their growth in numbers points to the imaginative death of this country.
~By Robert Hewison ~


Nevertheless, the number of farmers, small as well as large, who are adopting the new seeds and new technology is increasing very rapidly, and the increase in numbers during the past three years has been phenomenal.
~By Norman Borlaug ~


By the breaking in of enraged merciless armies, flourishing countries have been laid waste, great numbers of people have perished in a short time, and many more have been pressed with poverty and grief.
~By John Woolman ~


One, I have a wonderful publisher, Black Sparrow Press; as long as they exist, they will keep me in print. And they claim they sell very respectable numbers of my books, so I guess, and it's true, every place I go, my books are in libraries and on bookshelves.
~By Diane Wakoski ~


We don't know what we're writing until it just comes out. We don't sit around crunching numbers.
~By Dustin Diamond ~


Their elegant shape, showy colours, and slow, sailing mode of flight, make them very attractive objects, and their numbers are so great that they form quite a feature in the physiognomy of the forest, compensating for the scarcity of flowers.
~By Henry Walter Bates ~


There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
~By Victor Hugo ~


You sweat out the free agent thing in November then you make the trades in December. Then you struggle to sign the guys left in January and in February I get down to sewing all the new numbers on the uniforms.
~By Whitey Herzog ~


You know, the music business is like the Lotto. Just put your numbers down and sometimes they hit, and sometimes they don't. There's just no rhyme or reason.
~By Barry McGuire ~


My list of basic tools is a partial answer to the question about what has changed: Over the past few years, large numbers of programmers have come to depend on elaborate tools to interface code with systems facilities.
~By Bjarne Stroustrup ~


They were saying computers deal with numbers. This was absolutely nonsense. Computers deal with arbitrary information of any kind.
~By Ted Nelson ~


If you're a good numbers person, you're a bad language person.
~By Frank Luntz ~


We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
~By Jean Guitton ~


Maybe it's just my own chronic morbidity and melancholia, but I really do think about it a great deal and quite often in the small hours of the night when, it is said, the greatest numbers of people die.
~By Brian Sibley ~


Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


The sense of war, the extraordinary bravery of the Allied armies, the numbers, the losses, the real suffering that disappears in time and commemorative oratory, are not marked out in any red guidebook of the emotions, but they are present if you look.
~By John Vinocur ~


We have to keep in mind that it's not just about the numbers of people who died; it's also the manner which many of these victims met their deaths.
~By Iris Chang ~


The phenomenon of home schooling is a wonderful example of the American can-do attitude. Growing numbers of parents have become disenchanted with government-run public schools. Many parents have simply taken matters into their own hands, literally.
~By Steve Forbes ~


France is the only nation in which astoundingly small numbers of civilized patrons reside.
~By Gustave Courbet ~


I've always been fascinated by numbers. Before I was seventeen years old, I had lived in twenty-one different houses. In my mind, each of those houses had a number.
~By Robert Indiana ~


Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.
~By Rene Descartes ~


We must memorize nine numbers and deny we have a soul.
~By Conor Oberst ~


And it turns out that tribes, not money, not factories, that can change our world, that can change politics, that can align large numbers of people. Not because you force them to do something against their will. But because they wanted to connect.
~By Seth Godin ~


It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
~By Voltaire ~


Fully 57 percent of American college students are women. Life insurance companies sell more policies to women than to men. As women continue to draw on experience and education, they're accelerating their numbers in upper management, too.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


Darwin based his theory on generalizations that were strictly empirical. You can go out and see that organisms do vary, that variations are inherited, and that every organism is capable of increasing its numbers in sufficiently favorable circumstances.
~By George C. Williams ~


True as this is, it is also true that for one who won through there were many who gained nothing, and it was, and is, the sheer weight of numbers of those who failed of this that has made their influence on the modern life as pervasive and controlling as it is.
~By Ralph A. Cram ~


Falling little wind, it was five before I could form my line, or distinguish any of the enemy's motions; and could not judge at all of their force, more than by numbers, which were seventeen, and thirteen appeared large.
~By John Byng ~


Historic changes and challenges. Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity. And yet, for vast numbers across the globe, the daily realities have not altered.
~By Abdallah II ~


Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions: the day was clear and pleasant, but last night was very cold and there was a white frost.
~By Meriwether Lewis ~


The opposition has moved from a blaming the victim to blaming the victim's advocate's statistics. Irrespective of what the numbers are, it's far too many.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings.
~By W. E. B. Du Bois ~


President Bush says he is concerned about the Iraqi people, but if Iraqi people are dying in numbers, then American policy will be challenged very strongly.
~By Peter Arnett ~


Recent economic data shows that our economy is robust, growing and headed in the right direction. The numbers don't lie. Americans are currently enjoying falling gas prices, low unemployment, increased job creation, and a stock market that has reached an all-time high.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


And for the past 10 years I've been in a real commercial setting where people are all about numbers, they're all about that bottom line. So it's nice to step out of that and hang out with a bunch of people who play music just because they love it, as you can imagine.
~By Lee Ann Womack ~


Early numbers are always wrong.
~By Mary Cheney ~


What I think is different today is the lack of political connection between the black middle class and the increasing numbers of black people who are more impoverished than ever before.
~By Angela Davis ~


We have to fight radical Islam wherever it exists. It's in Afghanistan, it's in Saudi Arabia, throughout the Middle-East in big numbers and it's in the United States.
~By Tom Tancredo ~


The accumulation of numbers always augments in some measure moral corruptions, and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto, are well known.
~By William Falconer ~


It's a tough thing to know that when you're making your album, you're going to end up collaborating with, say, Wal-Mart, on your artwork. That just sucks. And the pressure behind getting the numbers real fast is, to me, dizzying.
~By Ben Folds ~


We cannot calculate the numbers of people who left, fled or were fished out of Europe just ahead of the Holocaust.
~By Gene Tierney ~


Mr. Speaker, from hurricanes and floods in Latin America to earthquakes in Asia, natural disasters are increasingly becoming a regular feature of life for large numbers of people around the globe.
~By Earl Blumenauer ~


You can ask anybody in the room. My numbers are the worst in here but I'm still a jerk to everybody, yelling at everybody, getting them going. Once I get it back, then I'll be even worse to the guys.
~By Billy Koch ~


A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
~By Plato ~


I was the dork in high school who sang musical numbers up and down the hallways.
~By Amy Adams ~


Workers of France, it is for the freedom of the prisoners that you will go to work in Germany! It is for our country that you will go in large numbers!
~By Pierre Laval ~


We procured from an Indian a weasel perfectly white except the extremity of the tail which was black: great numbers of wild geese are passing to the south, but their flight is too high for us to procure any of them.
~By Meriwether Lewis ~


There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else.
~By James Thurber ~


A few honest men are better than numbers.
~By Oliver Cromwell ~


I figured the people who liked the sort of thing I was doing would come see it. If it was only 200 then that was alright and if it was 2000 then that is alright as well. I wasn't really interested in the big numbers; I was just interested in some numbers.
~By George Thorogood ~


Until we respect bin Laden, we are going to die in numbers that are probably unnecessary.
~By Michael Scheuer ~


All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
~By Voltaire ~


And there was huge numbers of UFOs around my parents home in Kingston.
~By Betty Hill ~


I am fairly certain that my abortion position hurt me, because in a Democratic primary, where turnout is relatively low, liberal voters turn out in disproportionately large numbers and thus exercise a disproportionate influence on the outcome.
~By Robert Casey ~


Whereas painting is a more rarefied art form, with a limited audience, I recognized film as this extraordinary social tool that could reach tremendous numbers of people.
~By Kathryn Bigelow ~


As leaders, we become whole when we see that our focused, singular commitment to making the numbers and the metrics cannot be effective on its own, but only when it is part of the whole picture - only when we see that it takes more than metrics to make up the whole.
~By Lance Secretan ~


Numbers are the product of counting. Quantities are the product of measurement. This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next.
~By Gregory Bateson ~


I realise that in this undertaking I place myself in a certain opposition to views widely held concerning the mathematical infinite and to opinions frequently defended on the nature of numbers.
~By Georg Cantor ~


And on the war, I think my numbers would be a lot higher if I were out there beating the drum for this war. In fact, I don't think it, I know it. But I can't be for the war.
~By Chris Matthews ~


We vote - if the public votes 50 percent, we vote 70 percent. So we have a bigger impact with our numbers, and the organization and the manpower we can bring to a race.
~By James P. Hoffa ~


How vivid is the suffering of the few when the people are few and how the suffering of nameless millions in two world wars is blurred over by numbers.
~By Edwin Way Teale ~


The game has a cleanness. If you do a good job, the numbers say so. You don't have to ask anyone or play politics. You don't have to wait for the reviews.
~By Sandy Koufax ~


The cows have ID numbers. And we should be able, throughout the investigation, which is ongoing as we speak, to be able to track that cow back to where it came from initially.
~By Ann Veneman ~


Numbers of snipes breed every summer in some moory ground on the verge of this parish.
~By Gilbert White ~


Although mountains may guide migrations, the plains are the regions where people dwell in greatest numbers.
~By Ellsworth Huntington ~


Torture numbers, and they'll confess to anything.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


You don't have to worry about being a number one, number two, or number three. Numbers don't have anything to do with placement. Numbers only have something to do with repetition.
~By Ornette Coleman ~


I think we did a great job of putting together a program that would have made good e-books available had people been buying e-books in any real numbers.
~By Thomas Perry ~


I'm tired of people questioning me because of my age. If you looked at my numbers and watched me throw and covered my birthdate, would age be an issue?
~By Randy Johnson ~


Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers, like the square root of minus one... If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things, which cannot be imagined without it.
~By Philip Pullman ~


It's - as opposed to tape where you have a magnetic tape that's excited by frequencies that you hit, digital was a process where musical sounds are transferred to numbers and stored as numbers.
~By Herb Alpert ~


I mean it's the most objective industry in the world. If your numbers stink, you're out. If your numbers are good, you get more money. It's the most Darwinian, it's beautiful, it's brutal, it works.
~By Jim Cramer ~


We have seen Indians in immense numbers, and all those on this coast of the Pacific contrive to make a good subsistence on various seeds, and by fishing.
~By Junipero Serra ~


No one can fail to see that the power of the Church among large numbers in many communities is today diminishing, or has already ceased.
~By Felix Adler ~


Most of the tasks we do are for humans. For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers so the government can pull money out from my wallet, but government consists of humans.
~By Yukihiro Matsumoto ~


The truth is everybody does it from time to time. People dial telephone numbers and they get a wrong number only to find that they've read the last two digits backwards. Everybody does it, but dyslexics have this tendency to a higher degree.
~By Bruce Jenner ~


Twenty years and $40 billion. They seem like good round numbers.
~By Michael Dell ~


The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
~By Scott Adams ~


Now, I feel that if somebody looks through all the numbers through all those years, they will find one for Julius Rosenberg, and it is worth finding if it is such an important issue.
~By Julius Rosenberg ~


Social security, bank account, and credit card numbers aren't just data. In the wrong hands they can wipe out someone's life savings, wreck their credit and cause financial ruin.
~By Melissa Bean ~


Quarreling over food and drink, having neither scruples nor shame, not knowing right from wrong, not trying to avoid death or injury, not fearful of greater strength or of greater numbers, greedily aware only of food and drink - such is the bravery of the dog and boar.
~By Xun Zi ~


I think we have a number of young people - like yourself - who want to make a difference. I'm not sure the numbers are as large because I think the burden of getting elected to public office at the national level has become astronomically expensive.
~By Birch Bayh ~


Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring growth and helping businesses hire new workers while providing American families with job security.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers.
~By Galileo Galilei ~


That action is best which procures the greatest happiness for the greatest numbers.
~By Francis Hutcheson ~


What matters to me is that I do what I think is right and I see, I'm a numbers guy, that's my attitude. I know we have a debt tsunami coming, we are bankrupting this country and I'm in a position where I can actually advance ideas to prevent that from happening. That's exactly what I should be doing.
~By Paul Ryan ~


We will have more Internet, larger numbers of users, more mobile access, more speed, more things online and more appliances we can control over the Internet.
~By Vinton Cerf ~


The numbers are a catalyst that can help turn raving madmen into polite humans.
~By Philip J. Davis ~


The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1,000 of them.
~By Buffalo Bill ~


As many know, brain injury comes in many forms. The two most prevalent brain injuries - stroke and trauma - affect more than 2.2 million Americans, and these numbers are expected to grow.
~By Allyson Schwartz ~


Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
~By George Washington ~


What TV is extremely good at - and realize that this is "all it does" - is discerning what large numbers of people think they want, and supplying it.
~By David Foster Wallace ~


The evidence that things are changing fast can be seen in the dramatic increase in the influence of blogging. We should be collecting emails as we used to collect telephone numbers and using them to better communicate our message to key voters.
~By Adam Rickitt ~


This independent report clearly indicates that while we may differ among ourselves in government about what to spend money on, we have one of the most reliable and non-political processes for agreeing on how much money there is. We don't play games with the numbers.
~By Ruth Ann Minner ~


We can't afford as a nation - not because of money but because of our social fabric - to have large numbers of people who are not working.
~By Donna Shalala ~


The methods of theoretical physics should be applicable to all those branches of thought in which the essential features are expressible with numbers.
~By Paul Dirac ~


The majority of people who buy homes in golf course communities don't play golf. Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth.
~By Ed McMahon ~

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