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Russian writer 1828-1910
A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.
Scottish author, playwright and journalist 1962-
Happy is what you realize you are a fraction of a second before it's too late.
American investigative journalist and author 1944-
If you are a great news organization, you can't have the best obtainable version of the truth if your vision and your scale is reduced to a fraction of its former self.
French artist 1848-1903
Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Only a fraction of book learning will seep into practical life anyhow; and the more foolish the theory, the less of it.Source: On War (1832) Ch. 23
American physicist 1931-2018
Since stepping down as laboratory director in 1999, I have devoted an increasing fraction of my time to international issues. I am involved with energy, environment, and sustainability issues, particularly as they involve new energy sources free of greenhouse gases.
American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
The Earth is a very small stage in a vast cosmic arena. Think of the rivers of blood spilled by all those generals and emperors so that, in glory and triumph, they could become the momentary masters of a fraction of a dot.
Charlotte Perkins Gilman
American feminist, sociologist, novelist, writer and poet 1860-1935
The mother as a social servant instead of a home servant will not lack in true mother duty. From her work, loved and honored though it is, she will return to her home life, the child life, with an eager, ceaseless pleasure, cleansed of all the fret and fraction and weariness that so mar it now.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-1895
There are not words enough in all Shakespeare to express the merest fraction of a man's experience in an hour.Source: The Pocket R.L.S.
To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
French writer 1896-1966
Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring, doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize, learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
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