Quotes by precision

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  • Bruno Walter
    Bruno Walter
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    By concentrating on precision, one arrives at technique, but by concentrating on technique one does not arrive at precision.
  • Elwyn Brooks White
    Elwyn Brooks White
    American writer 1899-1985
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    Commas in The New Yorker fall with the precision of knives in a circus act, outlining the victim.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
    Bertrand Russell
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    I do not pretend to start with precise questions. I do not think you can start with anything precise. You have to achieve such precision as you can, as you go along.
    Source: The Philosophy of Logical Atomism
  • Michael Ondaatje
    Michael Ondaatje
    Sri Lankan-born Canadian poet, fiction writer 1943-
    Michael Ondaatje
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    I think precision in writing goes hand in hand with not trying to say everything. You try and say two-thirds, so the reader will involve himself or herself.
  • Italo Calvino
    Italo Calvino
    Cuban Writer, Essayist, Journalist 1923-1985
    Italo Calvino
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    In love, as in gluttony, pleasure is a matter of the utmost precision.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
    Aristotle
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    It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible.
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
    British physician, academic 1974-
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    Science has authority, not because of white coats, or titles, but because of precision and transparency: you explain your theory, set out your evidence, and reference the studies that support your case.
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
    British physician, academic 1974-
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    Science isn't about authority or white coats; it's about following a method. That method is built on core principles: precision and transparency; being clear about your methods; being honest about your results; and drawing a clear line between the results, on the one hand, and your judgment calls about how those results support a hypothesis.
  • Benjamin Bratt
    Benjamin Bratt
    American actor, producer, and activist 1963-
    Benjamin Bratt
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    Well, for me, the real excitement of doing physical things in films, whether you're talking about a fight scene or a stunt sequence or even a love scene, for that matter, is by necessity it has to be choreographed very much like a dance. That being said, you have to rehearse it over and over again and find a mathematical precision.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Whenever I see a forecast written out to two decimal places, I cannot help but wonder if there is a misunderstanding of the limitations of the data, and an illusion of precision.
  • Thomas Alva Edison
    Thomas Alva Edison
    American inventor and founder of General Electric 1847-1931
    Thomas Alva Edison
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    I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us - everything that exists - proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.
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