Quotes by numbers
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American Poet 1878-1967
Arithmetic is numbers you squeeze from your head to your hand to your pencil to your paper till you get the answer.
American historian and theorist 1910-1977
...when a society is reaching its end, in the last couple of centuries you have... a misplacement of satisfactions. You find your emotional satisfaction in making a lot of money... or in proving to the poor, half-naked people in Southeast Asia that you can kill them in large numbers.Source: Oscar Iden Lecture Series, Lecture 3: The State of Individuals (1976)
Parliamentarian General, Lord Protector of England 1599-1658
A few honest men are better than numbers.
British writer, theorist, philosopher
And what sort of philosophical doctrine is thi - that numbers confer unlimited rights, that they take from some persons all rights over themselves, and vest these rights in others.
American baseball player 1881-
Baseball people are generally allergic to new ideas; it took years to persuade them to put numbers on uniforms, and it is the hardest thing in the world to get Major League Baseball to change anythingâ€”even spikes on a new pair of shoesâ€”but they will eventually...they are bound to.Source: In 1954
American baseball player 1881-
Baseball people, and that includes myself, are slow to change and accept new ideas. I remember that it took years to persuade them to put numbers on uniforms.
Alain de Botton
Swiss-born British author 1969-
Booksellers are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn't find anyone to talk to.
Barbara W. Tuchman
American historian 1912-1989
Chroniclers habitually matched numbers to the awesomeness of the event.Source: A Distant Mirror
English dramatist and writer 1685-1750
Courage is poorly housed that dwells in numbers; the lion never counts the herd that are about him, nor weighs how many flocks he has to scatter.
First president of the US 1732-1799
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
Jordan King 1962-
Historic changes and challenges. Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity. And yet, for vast numbers across the globe, the daily realities have not altered.
I think prime numbers are like life. They are very logical but you could never work out the rules, even if you spent all your time thinking about them.Source: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2005) p. 34
American actor and director 1946-
I was always a visual person. I could see things visually. I had a harder time with numbers and logic, and I always had more of an artistic sensibility. So that I could do. And it was something that I really loved.
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita
American political scientist 1946-
I'm not engaged in predicting random number generators. I actually get phone calls from people who want to know what lottery numbers are going to win. I don't have a clue.
American stand-up comedian, actor, and writer 1955-
I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.
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