Quotes: accurate

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  • Caitlin Stasey
    Caitlin Stasey
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    'Broad City' is how I wish we could all be, whereas 'Girls' is maybe a more accurate representation of how things are.
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
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    ... if anyone thinks they can get an accurate picture of anyplace on the planet by reading news reports, they're sadly mistaken.
    Source: Schneier, Bruce (2005)
  • Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
    English writer 1865-1936
    Joseph Rudyard Kipling
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    A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
  • An accurate observer is, no doubt, rare; but an accurate thinker is far rarer.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
    Billy Joel
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    Artist - musicians, painters, writers, poets, always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
  • Billy Joel
    Billy Joel
    American singer-songwriter and pianist 1949-
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    Artists - musicians, painters, writers, poets - always seem to have had the most accurate perception of what is really going on around them, not the official version or the popular perception of contemporary life.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
    Ezra Pound
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    Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    I think now that the great thing is not so much the formulation of an answer for myself, for the theater, or the play-but rather the most accurate possible statement of the problem.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
    Margaret Mead
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    I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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    If it were possible to make an accurate calculation of the evils which police regulations occasion, and of those which they prevent, the number of the former would, in all cases, exceed that of the latter.
  • Asa Hutchinson
    Asa Hutchinson
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    In reference to Cat Stevens, it is very, very important we have accurate information on our terrorist watch list and our no fly list and that you have a remedy.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
  • Bram Stoker
    Bram Stoker
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    Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and I have seen some strange things together, you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing, am mad. That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves has at the last turn my brain.
    Source: Dracula
  • Bruce Lipton
    Bruce Lipton
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    Modern science is predicated on 'truths' verified through accurate observation and measurements of physical world phenomena.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Most of western culture is a distortion of reality. But reality should be distorted; that is, imaginatively amended. The Buddhist acquiescence to nature is neither accurate about nature nor just to human potential.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
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