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Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881+2
Common sense is the measure of the possible; it is composed of experience and prevision; it is calculation applied to life.
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
English theologian 1801-18900
Calculation never made a hero.
Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-18810
Common sense is calculation applied to life.
French poet 1821-18670
Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation.
Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
German Statesman, Philologist 1767-18350
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.
English writer 1709-17840
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
French writer 1613-16800
We are more often treacherous, through weakness than through calculation.
English writer 1812-18700
With affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.