Quotation Explorer - 'Accurate'

Drawing is the art of being able to leave an accurate record of the experience of what one isn't, of what one doesn't know. A great drawer is either confirming beautifully what is commonplaceor probing authoritatively the unknown.::: ::: - Brett Whiteley
Accurate scholarship can unearth the whole offence from luther untill noe that has driven a culture mad. From what occured at linz what huge imago made a psychopathic god. i and the public know what all schoolchildren learn those to whom evil is done do evil in return. - W. H. Auden
Americans need accurate information in order to consider Social Security reform. Too bad the media can't be counted upon to provide it - Herman Cain
May my silences become more accurate. - Theodore Roethke
Just deleting vandalism on the Chuck Norris page," Radar said. "For instance, while I do think that Chuck Norris specializes in the roundhouse kick, I don't think it's accurate to say, 'Chuck Norris's tears can cure cancer, but unfortunately he has never cried. - John Green
You are perfectly right in making some slight alteration. Indeed, no woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating. - Oscar Wilde
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who haven't got it. - George Bernard Shaw
I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world. - Margaret Mead
To give an accurate description of what has never occurred is not merely the proper occupation of the historian, but the inalienable privilege of any man of parts and culture. - Oscar Wilde
However, robust evidence shows that people systematically overestimate the probability of positive future contingencies, and underestimate the probability of negative ones only those who are depressed or dysphoric come to accurate assessments. - Daniel Nettle
The computer is incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid.Man is unbelievably slow, inaccurate, and brilliant.The marriage of the two is a force beyond calculation. - Waseem Latif
Man is a slow, sloppy, and brilliant thinker; computers are fast, accurate, and stupid. - John Pfeiffer
A portrait is not a likeness. The moment an emotion or fact is transformed into a photograph it is no longer a fact but an opinion. There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth. - Richard Avedon
The power of accurate observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it. - George Bernard Shaw
Accurate knowledge is the basis of correct opinions; the want of it makes the opinions of most people of little value. - Charles Simmons
Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtaxed. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Computers are incredibly fast, accurate, and stupid. Human beings are incredibly slow, inaccurate, and brilliant. Together they are powerful beyond imagination. - Albert Einstein
Practice silence and you will acquire silent knowledge. In this silent knowledge is a computing system that is far more precise and far more accurate and far more powerful than anything that is contained in the boundaries of rational thought. - Deepak Chopra
The singular power of literature lies not in its capacity for accurate representation of mass commonalities, but its ability to illuminate the individual life in a way that expands our understanding of some previously unseen or unarticulated aspect of existence. - Nicole Krauss
Books are not distractions. Rather, they are, and have been, the most profound and accurate mirrors man has ever crafted. - RJ Arkhipov
Art is a product of the intuitive—the most powerful instrument within us. The intuitive is the most accurate sense we have. - Louis I. Kahn
The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years. - Agatha Christie
A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate, because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand. - Bertrand Russell
A poet has to be a bit childlike at heart, and in that sense all the romantic stereotypes about poets being "eternal children", etc, are all accurate. They believe, whatever they may say, that art and words can change the world. - John Thomas Allen
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