Quotes: calculation

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  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
  • Max L. Lucado
    Max L. Lucado
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    At the beginning of every act of faith, there is often a seed of fear. For great acts of faith are seldom born out of calm calculation.
  • John Henry Newman
    John Henry Newman
    English theologian 1801-1890
    John Henry Newman
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    Calculation never made a hero.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Common sense is calculation applied to life.
  • Charles Baudelaire
    Charles Baudelaire
    French poet 1821-1867
    Charles Baudelaire
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    Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.
  • 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.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
    Samuel Johnson
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    It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession.
  • The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
  • Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
    French writer 1613-1680
    Francois de la Rochefoucauld
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    We are more often treacherous, through weakness than through calculation.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
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