Numbers Quotes And Sayings

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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 ~


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 ~


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


It just happened that the course of the campaign went negative we actually went positive for a little over a week and you do the tracking of poll numbers and it hurt us. So the public responded to those type of ads.
~By Scott McCallum ~


When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified-only our student numbers appeared on the title page. I love that idea and still do.
~By Jonathan Carroll ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I was always a visual person. I could see things visually. I had a harder time with numbers and logic, and I always had more of an artistic sensibility. So that I could do. And it was something that I really loved.
~By Bruce Davison ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


People have to understand what my game is. It's not all about numbers. There's a bigger picture here. I don't create off the dribble. I rely on my teammates; my role is to set screens and get rebounds.
~By Rebecca Lobo ~


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


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


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 ~


I don't know about liberal bias, but people of a liberal mentality are probably attracted in greater numbers to the arts than people of a conservative mentality.
~By Sydney Pollack ~


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 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 ~


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


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


That's true but I think the contemporary problem that we are facing increasing numbers of black people and other people of color being thrown into a status that involves work in alternative economies and increasing numbers of people who are incarcerated.
~By Angela Davis ~


The perceived wisdom is that people do not go in large numbers to black-and-white movies anymore - which is a great shame, but I'd love to make a black-and-white movie one day.
~By Sam Mendes ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 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 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 ~


We find them smaller and fainter, in constantly increasing numbers, and we know that we are reaching into space, farther and farther, until, with the faintest nebulae that can be detected with the greatest telescopes, we arrive at the frontier of the known universe.
~By Edwin Powell Hubble ~


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 ~


It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded.
~By Isaac Newton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I'm probably one of the worst people with numbers you've ever met. My brothers always kid that they think I'm counting cards in Vegas, but I'm just trying to add things up.
~By Luke Wilson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


If al Qaeda or any other enemy of our country manages to create a situation or explode a bomb or murder or incapacitate large numbers of our people, we cannot wait for 7 weeks of a special election in order to deal with that.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


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


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


At the end of four years' time, at graduation, we were down to 12. At our reunion that we had several years ago, only 1 out of the 52 actually made it to ordination and priesthood. So there you go, there's your numbers.
~By Peter Jurasik ~


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 ~


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 ~


Now, if we look at the way in which the labor movement itself has evolved over the last couple of decades, we see increasing numbers of black people who are in the leadership of the labor movement and this is true today.
~By Angela Davis ~


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 ~


Many later commented on the fact that large numbers of those engaged in the most senseless acts of destruction were left well alone by cops, indeed people dressed as Black Block members were seen freely making their way across police lines and talking to cops.
~By John Blair ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.
~By Helen Reddy ~


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 ~


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 ~


When two elements combine and form more than one compound, the masses of one element that react with a fixed mass of the other are in the ratio of small whole numbers.
~By Humphry Davy ~


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 ~


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 ~


The most perfect political community is one in which the middle class is in control, and outnumbers both of the other classes.
~By Aristotle ~


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


The success of any great moral enterprise does not depend upon numbers.
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


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 Indians, I was now speaking of, were not content with the common Enemies that lessen and destroy their Country-men, but invented an infallible Stratagem to purge their Tribe, and reduce their Multitude into far less Numbers.
~By John Lawson ~


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 ~


I'm from there. You know, when you grow up with these people and see them every day and then you look at the numbers it was easy; it was a no-brainer. And when Sony took a look, it was a no-brainer to them, too.
~By Magic Johnson ~


In numbers warmly pure and sweetly strong.
~By William Collins ~


The Congressman ascertained that the consulate in Havana had numbers to feed the pigs.
~By Erich Leinsdorf ~


The Iraqis who have risen up against the occupation are not 'insurgents' or 'terrorists' or 'The Enemy.' They are the revolution, the Minutemen, and their numbers will grow - and they will win.
~By Michael Moore ~


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 ~


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


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


So why sign your name in blood for more? It seemed like a sensible arrangement for me. I didn't sell large numbers of records and the record company paid advances they rarely recouped.
~By David Knopfler ~


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 ~


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 ~


We have received credible reports that show a clear and consistent pattern: entire villages are looted, burned down and sometimes bombed. Large numbers of civilians have been killed and scores of women and children have been abducted, raped and tortured.
~By Jan Egeland ~


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 ~


What I find very interesting about the mutual funds managers is that here are people who are the new masters of the universe. They're managing billions, yet they're subject to this quiet daily tyranny of numbers.
~By Ron Chernow ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.
~By John Wayne ~


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


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 ~


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 ~

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