Quotation Explorer - 'Calculation'

Bureaucracy develops the more perfectly, the more it is 'dehumanized', the more completely it succeeds in eliminating from business love, hatred, and all purely personal, irrational, and emotional elements which escape calculation. - Max Weber
Every relationship is a cost benefit calculation; either it is material or spiritual. - M.F. Moonzajer
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
Music is a calculation which the soul makes unconsciously in secret. - Gottfried Wilhelm Von Leibnitz
Sometimes an impulse is more rewarding than a calculation. - Dale Renton
With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other. - Charles Dickens
There will be little rubs and disappointments everywhere, and we are all apt to expect too much; but then, if one scheme of happiness fails, human nature turns to another; if the first calculation is wrong, we make a second better: we find comfort somewhere. - Jane Austen
Action on the move creates its own route; creates to a very great extent the conditions under which is it to be fullfilled, and thus baffles all calculation. - Henri Bergson
There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation. - James E. Faust
Art forms that appeal to [leftists] tend to focus on ... defeat and despair ... as if there were no hope of accomplishing anything through rational calculation. - Theodore J. Kaczynski
We are often more treacherous through weakness than calculation - Fran├žois de La Rochefoucauld
Probability theory is nothing more than common sense reduced to calculation. -1819 - Pierre Simon Laplace
I've done the calculation and your chances of winning the lottery are identical whether you play or not. - Fran Lebowitz
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