Numbers Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Numbers

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


If we don't get this economy going, the numbers that represent this stimulus package are going to be small compared to the loss of revenue to the federal government for our economy.
~By Judd Gregg ~


And books that were published in much larger numbers than Selfish, Little are hard to find. And publishers who wanted to publish my last few works have them stuck in limbo while new distribution ideas and legal issues and fears are blown away.
~By Peter Sotos ~


So long as the opposing forces are at the outset approximately equal in numbers and moral and there are no flanks to turn, a long struggle for supremacy is inevitable.
~By Douglas Haig ~


And yet I would not freely exchange my science for those of my fellow laureates. They are forever confined in their professional discussions to the small numbers of their fellow scientists.
~By George Stigler ~


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 ~


I differ materially from Capt. Lewis, in my account of the numbers, manners, and morals of the Sioux.
~By Zebulon Pike ~


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 ~


Numbers constitute the only universal language.
~By Nathanael West ~


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


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 ~


I'm always crunching numbers, so my calculator watch is a must.
~By David Neeleman ~


It is absolutely true in war, were other things equal, that numbers, whether men, shells, bombs, etc., would be supreme. Yet it is also absolutely true that other things are never equal and can never be equal.
~By J. F. C. Fuller ~


You know too well the forces which compose their army to dread their superior numbers.
~By James Wolfe ~


Large-scale public projects require the agreement of large numbers of people.
~By Thom Mayne ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


American troops have not only occupied Ulster but are arriving in increasing numbers in England.
~By John Amery ~


Our technology is very scalable. Our software can accommodate enormous numbers of clients. It's a marvelous opportunity. We'll keep developing products.
~By Jay Chiat ~


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 ~


Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
~By Aaron Hill ~


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


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 ~


Linux evolved in a completely different way. From nearly the beginning, it was rather casually hacked on by huge numbers of volunteers coordinating only through the Internet.
~By Eric S. Raymond ~


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 ~


But clearly an economy that's growing and expanding like this one - and it certainly is doing that with high GDP output, employment numbers strong, capacity utilization strong - that's an environment in which the Fed needs to continually be alert to early signs of inflation.
~By John W. Snow ~


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 ~


At the end of the day, the numbers that we're hearing are not going to be totally correct or not correct at all.
~By Eugene Levy ~


But that is the only thing that slows me down is the system. No one, two or three was big enough to slow me down, only the system. It was the system that slowed me down to make my numbers fall. Not because I am older.
~By Shaquille O'Neal ~


I worked with my parents on the stage in production numbers since I was 4, but I never really gave much thought to being a performer on my own until I was 12 or 13.
~By Helen Reddy ~


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 ~


Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is, of course, living in a state of sin.
~By John von Neumann ~


My first few films were institutional comedies, and you're on pretty safe ground when you're dealing with an institution that vast numbers of people have experienced: college, summer camp, the military, the country club.
~By Harold Ramis ~


I collaborated on most of my dance numbers, literally 50/50, with the choreographers I worked with.
~By Jessie Matthews ~


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


Around 1967 Dan Bobrow wrote a program to do algebra problems based on symbols rather than numbers.
~By Marvin Minsky ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.
~By Steven Wright ~


When we first went there we completely lacked confidence. Our manager told us our act was too long, and told us to drop certain numbers and concentrate on the exciting stuff. And he was right.
~By Steve Marriott ~


Numbers of the old people cannot read. Those who can seldom do.
~By Wilfred Owen ~


The problem of distinguishing prime numbers from composite numbers and of resolving the latter into their prime factors is known to be one of the most important and useful in arithmetic.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


Governments are moved by numbers, and the greater the number of people who admit that they believe, the greater the likelihood that the secret - if there is one being kept - will be revealed.
~By Dwight Schultz ~


There is always strength in numbers. The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause, the better.
~By Mark Shields ~


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


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 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 ~


God may not play dice with the universe, but something strange is going on with the prime numbers.
~By Paul Erdos ~


Well I was always a hustler... I ran numbers; I wasn't a stick up kid, but I was a fence for them. I used to sell weed; and was kicked out of Music and Art for that.
~By Kurtis Blow ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


There is a shortage of teachers but the January 2001 schools census showed that teacher numbers were at their highest level than at any time since 1984 - and 11,000 higher than 1997.
~By Estelle Morris ~


Mr. Speaker, Americans want, need, and rightfully expect Congress to protect them from the prying eyes of identity thieves and give them back control of their Social Security numbers and personal health information.
~By Luis Gutierrez ~


I never saw anything more like real warfare in my life - only the attack was all on one side. The police, in spite of their numbers, apparently thought they could not cope with the crowd.
~By Walter Crane ~


We're all fascinated by the numbers, as we were about the 100 points.
~By Wilt Chamberlain ~


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 ~


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 ~


My generation had to be taken seriously because we were stopping things and burning things. We were able to initiate change, because we had such vast numbers. We were part of the baby boom, and when we moved, everything moved with us.
~By John Hughes ~


He's a world-famous name to people who care about his music, but there are many people who have never heard of George Gershwin and those numbers increase.
~By Michael Feinstein ~


Baseball people, and that includes myself, are slow to change and accept new ideas. I remember that it took years to persuade them to put numbers on uniforms.
~By Branch Rickey ~


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 ~


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 ~


As long as I can sing halfway decent, I'd rather sing than act. There's nothing like being in good voice, feeling good, having good numbers to do and having a fine orchestra.
~By Howard Keel ~


Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to.
~By Alain de Botton ~


There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers - only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles.
~By Mary Antin ~


The presence of American troops is fueling the insurgency in Iraq, as acknowledged by General Casey and numerous other experts, and is helping terrorist recruiters build their numbers across the globe.
~By John Conyers ~


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 ~


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 ~


To emphasize only the beautiful seems to me to be like a mathematical system that only concerns itself with positive numbers.
~By Paul Klee ~


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 ~


Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers. It tells people to go out and stick their noses in other people's business.
~By Jesse Ventura ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it.
~By George W. Bush ~


Along a series of lines running from longer to shorter wavelengths the effect of the electric field becomes greater as the serial numbers increase - that is, as the wavelength decreases.
~By Johannes Stark ~


I think soccer is more respected now than it ever has been. You can see that in the numbers of young kids who are playing and the numbers of people who are coming to watch.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


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 ~


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


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 war is dreadful. It is the business of the artist to follow it home to the heart of the individual fighters - not to talk in armies and nations and numbers - but to track it home.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


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 ~


As experimentation becomes more complex, the need for the co-operation in it of technical elements from outside becomes greater and the modern laboratory tends increasingly to resemble the factory and to employ in its service increasing numbers of purely routine workers.
~By John Desmond Bernal ~


We rest our case on the production numbers.
~By Mel Brooks ~


All they need to do is to set up some website somewhere selling some bogus product at twenty percent of the normal market prices and people are going to be tricked into providing their credit card numbers.
~By Kevin Mitnick ~


I didn't go to high school. I think that after you learn to read and write and do your numbers and flush the toilet behind yourself, you don't need no more schoolin'. You need to get out in the water and swim.
~By Wilford Brimley ~


In baseball, my theory is to strive for consistency, not to worry about the numbers. If you dwell on statistics you get shortsighted, if you aim for consistency, the numbers will be there at the end.
~By Tom Seaver ~


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 ~


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


And what would be great numbers in a Broadway show are now on stage of the New York City Ballet.
~By John Guare ~


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 ~

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