Quotation Explorer - 'Number'

It's good netiquette to get to know someone in social media before giving out your phone number. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
If you're frightened of the countless number of books in the library, you'll never write anything, until you close your eyes and hold the pen. - Michael Bassey Johnson
You are nothing but a number of days, and whenever a day passes away, a part of you passes away - al-Hasan al-Basri
Do not measure the number of tragedies you suffer, quantify the success derived from the. - Jacqueline Susann
If a sufficient number of people who wanted to stop war really did gather together, they would first of all begin by making war upon those who disagreed with them. And it is still more certain that they would make war on people who also want to stop wars but in another way.
Throughout history, only a small number of people have done the serious thinking for everybody. - John Brockman
Age is only a number. Maturity to a large extent is dependent on your exposure to life, its experiences and your lessons from them. - Omoakhuana Anthonia
Death is number one on the list of things that we wish were possible to leave behind when we escaped barbarism. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
But the basic structure of capitalism, in which a small number own most of the productive assets, guarantees that the vast majority of people will (at best) spend their lives earning wages, but never profits. - Michael A. McCarthy, ABC's of Socialism
Maturity of a woman is not in her age or size for age is just a number and size is figure. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Perhaps if we saw what was ahead of us, and glimpsed the follies, and misfortunes that would befall us later on, we would all stay in our mother's wombs, and then there would be nobody in the world but a great number of very fat, very irritated women. - Lemony Snicket
More and more number of youths and adults get addicted to nicotine on daily basis. - Sunday Adelaja
I'm past competing in pissing contests. My jet stream is now more of a trickle. The only contest I'd win is the number of trips to the bathroom it takes to purge a 32oz soda. - Brian MacLearn
There’s a correlation between the number of digits on a man’s bank balance, and, the number of things that his woman is willing to forgive him for. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Success is the number one wish for everyone wishing to prosper. - Auliq Ice
I am for those means which will give the greatest good to the greatest number. - Abraham Lincoln
You can't measure the mutual affection of two human beings by the number of words they exchange. - Milan Kundera
It is a great thing to start life with a small number of really good books which are your very own. - Arthur Conan Doyle
Rule number 1- 100 : never fake it to make - Constance Friday
By the time the last few notes fade, his hope will be restored, but each time he's force to resort to the Adagio it becomes harder, and he knows its effect is finite. There are only a certain number of Adagios left in him, and he will not recklessly spend this precious currency. - Steven Galloway
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have paradise in a few years. - Bertrand Russell
A deep breath is a technique with which we minimize the number of instances where we say what we do not mean or what we really think. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The probability of an event is the reason we have to believe that it has taken place, or that it will take place.The measure of the probability of an event is the ratio of the number of cases favourable to that event, to the total number of cases favourable or contrary, and all equally possible. - Siméon Denis Poisson
Number rules the universe. - Pythagoras
Do the dreams have also their own dreams? Yes they have and those dreams also have their own dreams! So when you create a dream, you create infinite number of dreams! When you dream of a beautiful house, then that beautiful house will create new dreams! - Mehmet Murat ildan
A society with a great number of prisons is a totally failed society because it has terribly failed to create a marvellous society where crime is not something widespread but an exception! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Student: "Can you do problem number twelve?" Wyler: Twelve?...NO!...That problem is on the test.
Just because something is good is not a sufficient reason for doing it. The number of good things we can do far exceeds the time available to accomplish them. Some things are better than good, and these are the things that should command priority attention in our lives. - Dallin H. Oaks
More intelligent people don't know their mobile number. - Kaushal Patel
I love you not because you are deserving of my love but because it is my number one duty as a Christian.There is no Christianity without true love! - Dr. Bien Sufficient
A great Country is not the Country with a great population,but a Country with a great number of persons that believe in entrepreneurship. - Auliq-Ice
I have always been impressed by the fact that there are a surprising number of individuals who never use their minds if they can avoid it, and an equal number who do use their minds, but in an amazingly stupid way. - Carl Jung
The way I see it, God put me on Earth to achieve a certain number of things. By now I'm so far behind, I'll never die.
I've read about foreign policy and studied, I now know the number of continents. - George Wallace
I guarantee you it's not the stoned kids that are shooting everyone. They don't have time to like buy ammo. A little bit busy looking up the Domino's number in the phone book for, like, the fiftieth time.
Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. - Anonymous
Truths are immortal, my dear friend; they are immortal like God! What we call a falsity is like a fruit; it has a certain number of days; it is bound to decay. Whereas, what we call truth is like gold; days, months, even centuries can hide gold, can overlook it but they can never make it decay. - Mehmet Murat ildan
The writer's only responsibility is to his art. He will be completely ruthless if he is a good one... If a writer has to rob his mother, he will not hesitate; the Ode on a Grecian Urn is worth any number of old ladies. - William Faulkner
When Greed makes to money number one priority, it trust nobody - Kishore Bansal
A doctor's reputation is made by the number of eminent men who die under his care. - George Bernard Shaw
I demand from a book harmony as unity and moderation; that determines the choice of words, the type and number of metaphors, the development and conclusion - Friedrich Nietzsche
The abundance of life is in the number of people it influences and gives legacy - Adedayo Olabamiji
I can still count on one hand the number of men I`ve slept with. - Mariah Carey
Grade is only a number. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Rule number 2 - don't listen to me!" Arriane laughed, "I'm certifiably insane! - Lauren Kate
Du hast so viele Leben, wie du Sprachen sprichst. (You have as many lives as the number of languages you speak.) - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
We often misunderstood between having good number of friends and having number of good friends. - Vijay Dhameliya
The number one responsibility for each of us is to change ourselves with hope that others will follow. - Ron Paul
Profit isn’t and shouldn’t be the mission of business. The mission of business is to help people. To help your customers, your co-workers, your employees, and your partners. Success is not a number it’s not X dollars or Y customers it’s a measurement of VALUE. - Fran Tarkenton
There is a correlation between the number of days since a man last had sex, and, the number of women that he is convinced he is in love with. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There a lot of numbers you are going to pass for your life, Zero- is a born number One- is a lonely number Two- is a number of love Three- is a number of incomplete family Four- is a number of Family - Federico Lomibao
I'm the most important person in the lives of almost everyone I know and a good number of the people I've never even met. - David Sedaris
At 30 a man should know himself like the palm of his hand, know the exact number of his defects and qualities, know how far he can go, foretell his failures - be what he is. And, above all, accept these things. - Albert Camus
The Measure of success isn't money or the number of books you write, it is seen in the faces of those you love - Jason W. Blair
God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so far behind that I will never die. - Bill Watterson
It pains me to have all this knowledge and no one to share it with, I’d have to say its number 3 on my list. Of what causes me the most pain. - James Jean-Pierre
Don't say you don't have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michaelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
When the search for pleasure becomes obsessive, it holds us in thrall and keeps us from experiencing other satisfactions. Joy, on the other hand, increases our pleasure and helps us find fulfilment in any number of things, even at those times of life when physical pleasure has ebbed. - Pope Francis
She persisted when I resisted. And thank God for that. Because the number of storms I needed to go through before appreciating the way the wind whipped through her hair was one to many. Now, I'd move mountains to make her mine. Rain or shine. - J. Raymond
The number of people killed by the sanctions in Iraq is greater than the total number of people killed by all weapons of mass destruction in all of history. - Noam Chomsky
We would not be ashamed of doing some of the things we do in private, if the number of sane human beings who do them in public were large enough. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Perception number one, how you want people to think about you when you arrive and perception number two, how you want them to talk about you once you have left. - Chris Murray
He’d have denied it to his dying breath but Derwent wasn’t as tough as he pretended to be. For the very small number of people he cared about, Derwent would give his all. It made him vulnerable, and every now and then that vulnerability showed. - Jane Casey
When I think of the number of disagreeable people that I know who have gone to a better world, I am sure hell won't be so bad at all. - Mark Twain
God put me on Earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I'm so far behind I will never die! - Unknown
The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms. - Albert Einstein
Perhaps we cannot prevent this world from being a world in which children are tortured. But we can reduce the number of tortured children. - Albert Camus
Happiness is a good business these days, more you talk crap about happiness the large number of crowd you will gather. - Santosh Kalwar
The real power of a leader is in the number of minds he can reach, hearts he can touch, souls he can move, and lives he can change. - Matshona Dhliwayo
{Replying to G. H. Hardy's suggestion that the number of a taxi (1729) was 'dull', showing off his spontaneous mathematical genius}No, it is a very interesting number; it is the smallest number expressible as a sum of two cubes in two different ways, the two ways being 13 + 123 and 93 + 103. - Srinivasa Ramanujan
I am forever busy working, because I want to work until get a personal call from the bank. Telling me that they cant add more zeros in my account. The number is too long , that they have rounded it off, but still cant add more digits to it. - De philosopher DJ Kyos
In most people, the term consciousness identifies with that socially conditioned Ego. At a number of people this identification is so powerful that they are unaware that their life is governed by a socially conditioned mind. - Frank Wanderer
Our task is not multiplying the number of our church members but making people happy - Sunday Adelaja
No poet or novelist wishes he was the only one who ever lived, but most of them wish they were the only one alive, and quite a number believe their wish has been granted. - W.H. Auden
New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn't make a sudden move. - David Letterman
The number of guests at dinner should not be less than the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses, i.e., it should begin with three and stop at nine. - Marcus Terentius Varro
Success in life is measured, most easily, by the number of days that a person is truly happy.
The value of a person’s quote or post is not determined by the number of online LIKE vote that it has got, but by the trustworthiness of the people who come truly in its support. - Anuj Somany
Envy, as distasteful as it is, has seeped into my mind on rare occasions, and those I've envied, although few in number, have only been those that live a life of leisure with peace of mind and time to do such wonderful things as read. - Donna Lynn Hope
A man is rich in proportion to the number of things he can afford to let alone. - Henry David Thoreau
Some people discard their childhood like an old hat. They forget about it like a phone number that's no longer valid. They used to be kids, then they became adults - but what are they now?Only those who grow up but continue to be children are humans. - Erick Kästner
Don’t say you don’t have enough time or enough money to change the world. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Gandhi, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci and Jesus Christ. - Shannon L. Alder
Every day I beat my own previous record for the number of consecutive days I've stayed alive. - George Carlin
Does the fact that I can no longer remember my own phone number indicate my growing feebleness? No, on the contrary, it unleashes the mind from the petty tyranny of tending to the trivial and allows it to concentrate on the important and the critical. - Don Norman
To attempt to increase the wealth of any country, either by introducing or by detaining in it an unnecessary quantity of gold and silver, is as absurd as it would be to attempt to increase the good cheer of private families by obliging them to keep an unnecessary number of kitchen utensils. - Adam Smith
The age measured from the date of birth is just a number, The mental age always makes the difference - Ramy El-Mahdy
Well, if I called the wrong number, why did you answer the phone? - James Thurber
Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles...respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law...or, in a word justice. - Max Nordau
Developing better people should be the number one goal for any coach when dealing with kids. In trying to develop better people, we are going to develop more and better pros. - Bobby Orr
It is in war that the State really comes into its own: swelling in power, in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society. - Murray N. Rothbard
Technology has bridged the gap of distant communication,bringing friends and family closely together but no matter the number of ‘likes’, tweets, chats, comments, posts and shares, none can compare to a sincere smile, a kind kiss and a warm hug - Bernard Kelvin Clive
A hero is not know by the number of battles he has won, but rather by the kind of battles he chooses to fight. - Tonny K. Brown
Only number 1 is unique, rest is just numbers,fight to be no.1 - Mohammed Sekouty
New York now leads the world's great cities in the number of people around whom you shouldn's make a sudden move. - David Letterman
I once said Gazza's IQ was less than his shirt number and he asked me: "What's an IQ?" - George Best
Fear is the number one reason why people never live up to their potential. - Jeff Smith
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them. - Immanuel Kant
An ID number is only there to 'identify' human beings. Use it to assume people’s intellect or wisdom at your own risk. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Anyone can give any number of advice often nice with the word ‘YOU’ in own voice; but he who is truly different, positive and wise always shows a constructive action on his words to unearth lies. - Anuj Somany
If you meet a number of failures the causes of which are not known, look for something that is common for each failure and that is never present when there is a success. - Jon Stuart Mill
Why must ignorance be destroyed? Because it is the number one destroyer of the people of God - Sunday Adelaja
Measure your success by the number of people who envy you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
I shall act always so as to increase the total number of choices. - Heinz von Foerster
Who said that the sailing is going to be smooth?Though, isn't it worth when you're someone's number one? - Vaishnavi Vatsyayan
I have a number of questions. If I had half as many answers, I’d be in great shape. - Catherine Ryan Hyde
I want to share something with you: The three little sentences that will get you through life. Number 1: Cover for me. Number 2: Oh, good idea, Boss! Number 3: It was like that when I got here. - Matt Groening
Never increase, beyond what is necessary, the number of entities required to explain anything. - William Ockham
And Flock Rule Number Two is, Don't argue with Max or you'll live to regret it." I spun and stomped out to the clearing, turning back for one last jab at Dylan. "And by the way, you clearly DON'T know me better than Fang does. Do you see Fang arguing with me? No, you do not."Fang rolled his eyes. - James Patterson
I never worry about diets. The only carrots that interest me are the number you get in a diamond. - Mae West
One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention. - Clifton Fadiman
In proportion as the mass of citizens who possess political rights increases, and the number of elected ruler’s increases, the actual power is concentrated and becomes the monopoly of a smaller and smaller group of individuals. - Paul Lafargue
When we are in a foreign country we live with a fervor rooting from knowing that our days there are numbered, yet if the number of days in lives is numbered, are we not to live our everyday lives with that same zeal? - Forrest Curran
I am not a ‘wise man,’ nor . . . shall I ever be. And so require not from me that I should be equal to the best, but that I should be better than the wicked. It is enough for me if every day I reduce the number of my vices, and blame my mistakes. - Seneca
There is this common notion that young conservatives are the few, that most people had liberal worldviews when they were young. If this is true, then it is with great irony that a number of old liberals must never had progressed into conservatives as they grew older. - Criss Jami
Never be fooled that you are not number one, they got it wrong, because you beat a bunch of sperms to be alive. - Unarine Ramaru
To finish the moment, to find the journey's end in every step of the road, to live the greatest number of good hours, is wisdom. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Mogadorian caught Number One in Malaysia, Number Two in England, And Number Three in Kenya. I am Number Four. I am next..." - I AM NUMBER FOUR - Pittacus Lore
The test of an author is not to be found merely in the number of his phrases that pass current in the corner of newspapers...but in the number of passages that have really taken root in younger minds.
Until the police internal affairs system starts prosecuting and firing a substantial number of corrupt and incompetent police officers, I will not be lighting it up blue! - Steven Magee
Cowards only find courage in the number of their likeness, citing their lofty strongholds as havens for their impunity. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Many of our efforts to intentionally craft and subsequently force our limited vision on life has more often than not resulted in some degree of cataclysm or schism or division or any number of other things that aren’t all that savory. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Grade is only a number. We are greater than numbers. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Time is a wave or a black hole could not bend it; humanity rides the crest of an infinite number of waves that are perceived as linear in their limited frame of reference. - Ken Poirot
I have little patience with scientists who take a board of wood, look for its thinnest part, and drill a great number of holes where drilling is easy. - Albert Einstein
The number of your antagonists are far more greater than that of your companions, so you have to keep a stone of awareness to mark the boundary line. - Michael Bassey Johnson
There are 10^11 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit! We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers. - Richard Feynman
Those who waste bread will be condemned to as many years in purgatory as the number of crumbs wasted and will have to pick those crumbs up, one by one, with their eyelids. - Paula Pettini
To give up on a person you care for who is trying and failing is a bad thing, but to cut ties with an individual who is giving zero effort, yet doing a number on your heart makes sense. - Christopher Hudspeth
I get it, you know. I'm operating on privilege too. It may be a number of notches down from yours but it's every bit as unearned. I think the trick is to never forget it. - Sabrina Vourvoulias
My own opinion is enough for me, and I claim the right to have it defended against any consensus, any majority, anywhere, any place, any time. And anyone who disagrees with this can pick a number, get in line, and kiss my ass. - Christopher Hitchens
Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom. - Psalm 90:12 New International Version (NIV)
Revolution is everywhere, in everything. There is no final revolution, no final number. - Yevgeny Zamyatin
A newspaper consists of just the same number of words, whether there be any news in it or not. - Henry Fielding
It is seldom that domestic violence is an isolated episode; rather it is comprised of a number of episodes over an extended period of time. - Asa Don Brown
A good man measures his life not in the number of his years but in the quality of his friends. - Todd Stocker
Writing is the only art form where a good number of the artists make a slice of their living criticizing one another in print, in public. - Christian Bauman
If peaceful protesting really worked, the need to peacefully protest would have subsided to almost zero a long time ago! Instead, the thing that has subsided to almost zero are the number of complaints filed against police officers that are actually upheld. - Steven Magee
In your Mind you live with n number of characters - Tushar Saxena
You know the horrible life of the alarm clock it’s a monster that has always appalled me because of the number of things its eyes project, and the way that good fellow stares at me when I enter a room. - Jacques Vaché
Pride is the chief cause in the decline in the number of husbands and wives. - Neil Diamond
Plainly it is not every error made by a witness which affects his credibility. In each case the trier of fact has to make an evaluation; taking into account such matters as the nature of the contradictions, their number and importance, and their bearing on other parts of the witness's evidence. - H.C. Nicholas
The greater the fruit a tree bears, the greater the number of stones thrown at it. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Anytime we say tomorrow, we reduce our number of times to say tomorrow! Mind your time! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Age is a number, not a soul. You can't read somebody entirely by a number. - Mekiah Johnson
It can't happen here" is number one on the list of famous last words. - David Crosby
the idea of being invisibly alone in a crowd of strangers is so tempting for a number of introverts...or maybe for loneliness? - Jennifer William
What's the rush? Recognise that with the time at our disposal, there is only a limited number of good books you can read, a few really good movies worth seeing, and a finite number of hours, days, years to enjoy them! - Ken Puddicombe
There is a correlation between the number of days since a man last had sex, and, the number of things that he is willing to do for a woman. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The mere fact that a very large number of people believe such a thing and that the world would be a better place if it were true, is no reason for believing that it is true. - Leonard Woolf
In the end, the number of prayers we say may contribute to our happiness, but the number of prayers we answer may be of even greater importance. - Dieter F. Uchtdorf
An undefined problem has an infinite number of solutions. - Robert A. Humphrey
It was mentioned on CNN that the new prime number discovered recently is four times bigger then the previous record.
A lie's true power cannot be accurately measured by the number of people who believe its deception when it is told, it must be measured by the number of people who will go out after hearing it trying to convince others of its truth. - Dennis Sharpe
God beckons me to exhilarating adventures that are without number, beyond all conceivable boundaries, and effortlessly eclipse the furthest reaches of my imagination, all while I sit languishing in stifling adventures of my own limited creation. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
I deleted your number. Although I know the tired digits by heart, scout's honor, pinky promise.I am trying to talk myself out of every emotion I'm having, and of course, it is failing to a fault.I'm still sad, I'm still mad, I'm still heartbroken, I miss you. - Elizabeth Brooks
We grow old not by the number of our years, but by not numbering our years - not living our dreams, not enjoying the everyday life - Bernard Kelvin Clive
The paradoxical situation with a vast number of people today is that they are half asleep when awake, and half awake when asleep, or when they want to sleep. - Erich Fromm
People who are arrogant on account of their wealth are about equal to the Laplanders, who measure a man's worth by the number of his reindeer.
The value of a quote is not determined by the number of online LIKE vote that it has got of the people, but only by the worth of a person who in its support is true to own nature. - Anuj Somany
There is a correlation between the number of days since a man last had sex, and, the number of women that he is convinced he is in love with, or, the number of things that he is willing to do for a woman. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
You can tell the number of hours spent on a work by counting the number of coffee rings on your desk. - A.D. Posey
There is an accumulative cruelty in a number of men, though none in particular are ill-natured. - Marquess of Halifax
The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79. - Douglas Adams
I believe that every human has a finite number of heart-beats. I don't intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises. - Buzz Aldrin
Commandment Number One of any truly civilized society is this: Let people be different. - David Grayson
When I meet people, I no longer say "Hi, I'm , pleased to meet you." Now I say "Hi, I'm number one bestselling author . Worship me. - Derek Landy
Public Utility Commission (PUC), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) complaints are rarely upheld. It is estimated that less than 5% of complaints are successful and that the actual number may be below 1% in some cases. - Steven Magee
Growth in the number of humans is associated with decline in humanity. - Meeta Ahluwalia
Nature has created countless number of wonders, we got a long way to go as man have created only seven wonders. - Amit Kalantri
The void is 'not-being,' and no part of 'what is' is a 'not-being,'; for what 'is' in the strict sense of the term is an absolute plenum. This plenum, however, is not 'one': on the contrary, it is a 'many' infinite in number and invisible owing to the minuteness of their bulk. - Aristotle
You have wakened not out of sleep, but into a prior dream, and that dream lies within another, and so on, to infinity, which is the number of grains of sand. The path that you are to take is endless, and you will die before you have truly awakened. - Jorge Luis Borges
I happen to feel that the degree of a person's intelligence is directly reflected by the number of conflicting attitudes she can bring to bear on the same topic. - Lisa Alther
There are those who wish to read everything. Do not try to do this. Let it> alone. The number of books is infinite, and you cannot follow> infinity...For where there is no end, there can be no rest; where there is> no rest, there can be no peace; and where there is no peace, God cannot> dwell. - Hugh of St. Victor
Number of empty Ben & Jerry's containers: 3 -- two mint chocolate cookie, one plain vanilla. (Who buys plain vanilla ice cream from Ben & Jerry's, anyway? Is there a greater waste?) - Ally Carter
The key part of your brand is a quality product. Creating exceptional content is the number one thing. - Rufus Griscom
Judge not the value of a friend by the number of boy- or girlfriends they helped you get. But by the number of books they’ve recommended to you. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The Pythagorean ... having been brought up in the study of mathematics, thought that things are numbers ... and that the whole cosmos is a scale and a number. - Aristotle
I don't know what's worse by number in America, the vacant houses standing, or the homeless people falling into them. - Anthony Liccione
The total number of people who understand relativistic time, even after eighty years since the advent of special relativity, is still much smaller than the number of people who believe in horoscopes. - Yuval Ne'eman
To evade insanity and depression, we unconsciously limit the number of people toward whom we are sincerely sympathetic. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The amount of violations of human rights in a country is always an inverse function of the amount of complaints about human rights violations heard from there. The greater the number of complaints being aired, the better protected are human rights in that country. - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Our problem right now is that we're so specialized that if the lights go out, there are a huge number of people who are not going to know what to do. But within every dystopia there's a little utopia. - Margaret Atwood
It is not the number of prayers that will give you happiness, but the number you answer for another person. - Shannon L. Alder
The books and magazines streamed in. He could buy them all, they piled up around him and even while he read, the number of those still to be read disturbed him. they stood in rows, weighing down his life like a possession which he did not succeed in subordinating to his personality. - Thomas Mann
One of the biggest problems with people who think that they are smart is that they believe that the number of times they admit that they are wrong is inversely proportional to theirintellectual level. - Daniel Willey
I don't think someone's worth can be measured by the number of cities he visited, the number of countries he traveled to or the number of seas and oceans he crossed.One can be a traveler even by simply going to the end of the street. - Laure Lacornette
My publisher told me that the number of readers of this book will be inversely proportional to the number of equations it contains. - Stephen Hawking
Do you know how fast you are walking? ... To get a close estimate, count the number of steps you take in a minute and divide by 30... :) - Albina Fabiani
On the church vaulting above was the clock-face of eternity, void of number and serving as its own hand, only one black finger was pointing and the dead wanted to tell the time by it. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
One with true creativity can erase their one past, and replace it with an infinite number of pasts, creating new possibilities for the future. - Lionel Suggs
Like the number nineeternity is forever mine - Kenneth G. Ortiz
Too many young Indigenous members of our community are being caught up in the criminal justice system, with an increasing number of cases resulting in notably unjust and undue outcomes, primarily due to the lack of resources available - Abdullah Reslan Lawyer
And the day inevitably comes when the scrapbook of summer, smeared with ice cream slurps and sweat stains, gives way to that new clean white notebook, spine unbroken, begging to be smudged with the enthusiasm of a number two pencil and a mind open to the possibilities. - Toni Sorenson
The victim is always morally superior to the master; that is the victim's ambivalent triumph. That is why there have been so few notoriously wicked women in comparison to the number of notoriously wicked men; our victim status ensures that we rarely have the opportunity. - Angela Carter
How precious also are thy thoughts unto me, O God! How great is the sum of them!If I should count them, they are more in number than the sand. - Psalms 139
It is with books as with men: a very small number play a great part. - Voltaire
Small is the number of them that see with their own eyes and feel with their own hearts. - Albert Einstein
The number of those who have nothing to recommend them and of those in whom nothing but good can be found is probably equal - Murasaki Shikibu
There's no correlation between creativity and equipment ownership. None. Zilch. Nada. Actually, as the artist gets more into his thing, and as he gets more successful, his number of tools tends to go down. He knows what works for him. Expending mental energy on stuff wastes time. - Hugh Macleod
The way you separate Reality from Imagination is the number of bandages you have to use. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Don't you wish you had a job like mine? All you have to do is think up a certain number of words! Plus, you can repeat words! And they don't even have to be true! - Dave Barry
And how can there be a final revolution? There is no final one. The number of revolutions is infinite. - Yevgeny Zamyatin
...you do not have too many boogeymen for me. You have just the right number. - Rebecca Wells
Nobody grows old merely by living a number of years. We grow old by deserting our ideals. Years may wrinkle the skin, but to give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul.
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking about them. - Alfred North Whitehead
Piety /pi•e•ty/ (modern definition)1. When you use Christ’s teachings to put someone in their place out of anger and self-righteousness. It is the number two reason people leave the faith. The first is pride. - Shannon L. Alder
QUOTIENT, n. A number showing how many times a sum of money belonging to one person is contained in the pocket of another -- usually about as many times as it can be got there. - Ambrose Bierce
One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
Have the courage to be ignorant of a great number of things, in order to avoid the calamity of being ignorant of everything. - Sydney Smith
The number and richness of man’s signifiers always surpasses the set of defined objects that could be termed signifieds. The symbolic function must always precede its object and does not encounter reality except when it precedes it into the imaginary… - Maurice Merleau-Ponty
You gotta look out for number one, but don't step in number two! - Rodney Dangerfield
You always supposed to have that i'm number 1 mentality,don't let anyone make you feel like you is number 2 when they not even worth being number 1 !!! - jojo1980
Feeding the starving poor only increases their number.
Civilization advances by extending the number of important operations which we can perform without thinking of them. - Alfred North Whitehead
None of this is to deny that the Niger Delta has made mistakes. It has, and a good number at that. But then, mistakes are made to make wiser and therefore help in better decision making. - Emi Iyalla
There is no perfect day in calendar, it’s just a matter of number. Sometimes you’ve to make your day perfect by picking one moment... - Ankit Rawat
True greatness is not about the number of people who serve you. It's about why and how you serve the number of people you serve. - Damilola Oluwatoyinbo
Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions. - Primo Levi
All these words we use, anybody can be a genius now. It used to be you had to have a thought no one ever had before or you had to invent a number. Now, it's like, "Hey, I've got a cup in case we need another cup." "Dude, you're a genius!" - Louis C. K.
America is not a pile of goods, more luxury, more comforts, a better telephone system, a greater number of cars. America is a dream of greater justice and opportunity for the average man and, if we can not obtain it, all our otherachievements amount to nothing. - Eleanor Roosevelt
Best-selling horror fiction is indeed necessarily conservative because it must entertain a large number of readers. It’s like network television. I’m your local cable access station. - Thomas Ligotti
I find comfort in numbers and that is number one - Mark Maish
When you have a number of disagreeable duties to perform, always do the most disagreeable first. - Josiah Quincy
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.
The world is so full of a number of things I'm sure we should all be as happy as kings. - Robert Louis Stevenson
The number of chances you give someone doesn't tell the world how loving you are without telling them how desperate you are to believe they care as much as you. True love resides in the first chance, stupidity in the second, opportunists in the third and scoundrels in the fourth. - Shannon L. Alder
Stephen Hawking says we will not survive another 1,000 years without escaping beyond our planet. This existence problem can be solved by increasing the number of people with free-minds! Because just like the free birds only the free minds can reach the new horizons! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Jokes of the proper kind, properly told, can do more to enlighten questions of politics, philosophy, and literature than any number of dull arguments. - Isaac Asimov
Don't interpret anything too much. This is time waster number 1. - Dee Dee Artner
Rule number one: Don't fuck with librarians. - Neil Gaiman
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