Quotes by arithmetic

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  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper till you get the answer.
  • Laurence Sterne
    Laurence Sterne
    British author 1713-1768
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    'Tis no extravagant arithmetic to say, that for every ten jokes, thou hast got an hundred enemies; and till thou hast gone on, and raised a swarm of wasps about thine ears, and art half stung to death by them, thou wilt never be convinced it is so.
  • Carl Sandburg
    Carl Sandburg
    American Poet 1878-1967
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    Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky - or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and try again and see how it comes out this time.
  • Annie Dillard
    Annie Dillard
    American author 1945-
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    Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers. They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones - maybe only the stones - understood.
  • Vannevar Bush
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    If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic, we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world. One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.
  • Mignon McLaughlin
    Mignon McLaughlin
    American writer, editor 1915?-
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    In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything, and two minus one equals nothing.
  • Paul Scherer
    Paul Scherer
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    Love is a spendthrift, leaves it arithmetic at home, is always in the red.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    No man acquires property without acquiring with it a little arithmetic also.
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables us to count our blessings.
  • Carl Friedrich Gauss
    Carl Friedrich Gauss
    German mathematician and physicist 1777-1855
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    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.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
    Sydney Smith
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    What would life be without arithmetic, but a scene of horrors?
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