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James C. Maxwell Quotes and Sayings

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The numbers may be said to rule the whole world of quantity,
and the four rules of arithmetic may be regarded as
the complete equipment of the mathematician.
- James C. Maxwell

I have the capacity of being more wicked than any example that man could set me.
- James C. Maxwell

Ampere was the Newton of Electricity.
- James C. Maxwell

Mathematicians may flatter themselves that they possess
new ideas which mere human language is as yet unable to express.
- James C. Maxwell

 

Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points;
the higher the rank the more of them.
At these points, influences whose physical magnitude
is too small to be taken account of by a finite being
may produce results of the greatest importance.
- James C. Maxwell

The mind of man has perplexed itself with many hard questions.
Is space infinite, and in what sense? Is the material
world infinite in extent,
and are all places within that extent equally full
of matter? Do atoms exist or is matter infinitely divisible?
- James C. Maxwell

In a few years, all great physical constants will have
been approximately estimated,
and that the only occupation which will be left to
men of science will be to carry these measurements
to another place of decimals.
- James C. Maxwell

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All the mathematical sciences are founded on relations
between physical laws and laws of numbers,
so that the aim of exact science is to reduce the problems
of nature to the determination of quantities by operations with numbers.
- James C. Maxwell

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are
punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- Voltaire

Anyone who attempts to generate random numbers by deterministic means is,
of course, living in a state of sin.
- John von Neumann

Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't
looked at the stock market pages.
- Irene Peter

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

There was one public school for boys,
and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers -
only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles.
- Mary Antin

There is always strength in numbers.
The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause,
the better.
- Mark Shields

The numbers are a catalyst that can help turn raving
madmen into polite humans.
- Philip J. Davis

Most of the tasks we do are for humans.
For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers
so the government can pull money out from my wallet,
but government consists of humans.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

Early numbers are always wrong.
- Mary Cheney

The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways.
But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
- Scott Adams

The opposition has moved from a blaming the victim
to blaming the victim's advocate's statistics.
Irrespective of what the numbers are,
it's far too many.
- Patricia Ireland

Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression
of others has increased in Vietnam.
There is not, and there will not be,
a mindless escalation.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

So long as the opposing forces are at the outset approximately
equal in numbers and moral and there are no flanks to turn,
a long struggle for supremacy is inevitable.
- Douglas Haig

I'm probably one of the worst people with numbers you've ever met.
My brothers always kid that they think I'm counting cards in Vegas,
but I'm just trying to add things up.
- Luke Wilson

I'm always crunching numbers, so my calculator watch is a must.
- David Neeleman

France is the only nation in which astoundingly small
numbers of civilized patrons reside.
- Gustave Courbet

You could put on monkeys jumping up and down and get
bigger numbers than MSNBC.
- Bill O'Reilly

We rest our case on the production numbers.
- Mel Brooks

Think of the earth as a living organism that is being
attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years.
Either the host dies, or the virus dies,
or both die.
- Gore Vidal

Discipline is the soul of an army.
It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak,
and esteem to all.
- George Washington

You just have to stand and grit your teeth and know
your poll numbers are going to go down -
and mine have -
but you gotta grit through it because the alternative is unacceptable.
- Chris Christie

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.
- Branch Rickey

A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
- Plato

I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore,
and I know too much to go back and pretend.
- Helen Reddy

We're all fascinated by the numbers,
as we were about the 100 points.
- Wilt Chamberlain

The methods of theoretical physics should be applicable
to all those branches of thought in which the essential
features are expressible with numbers.
- Paul Dirac

The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was
estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1,000 of them.
- Buffalo Bill

The accumulation of numbers always augments in some
measure moral corruptions,
and the consequences to health of the various vices incident thereto,
are well known.
- William Falconer

The game has a cleanness.
If you do a good job, the numbers say so.
You don't have to ask anyone or play politics.
You don't have to wait for the reviews.
- Sandy Koufax

The majority of people who buy homes in golf course
communities don't play golf.
Golf is way down at the bottom in terms of total numbers and growth.
- Ed McMahon

Nothing can be more hurtful to the service,
than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline,
more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.
- George Washington

If you're a good numbers person, you're a bad language person.
- Frank Luntz

And on the war, I think my numbers would be a lot higher
if I were out there beating the drum for this war.
In fact, I don't think it, I know it.
But I can't be for the war.
- Chris Matthews

Workers of France, it is for the freedom of the prisoners
that you will go to work in Germany!
It is for our country that you will go in large numbers!
- Pierre Laval

Of the first seven novels I wrote, numbers four and five were published.
Numbers one, two, three, six, and seven,
have never seen the light of day...
and rightly so.
- Sue Grafton

It takes a long, hard effort and sustained determination to reduce crime.
We will stay the course and we are confident that the
numbers will continue to go down.
- Jack Johnson

Torture numbers, and they'll confess to anything.
- Gregg Easterbrook

Originality exists in every individual because each
of us differs from the others.
We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
- Jean Guitton

I'm writing a book.
I've got the page numbers done.
- Steven Wright

There is no safety in numbers, or in anything else.
- James Thurber

We have to keep in mind that it's not just about the
numbers of people who died;
it's also the manner which many of these victims met their deaths.
- Iris Chang

You know too well the forces which compose their army
to dread their superior numbers.
- James Wolfe

I'm tired of people questioning me because of my age.
If you looked at my numbers and watched me throw and covered my birthdate,
would age be an issue?
- Randy Johnson

We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.
- Jean Guitton

I think we did a great job of putting together a program
that would have made good e-books available had people
been buying e-books in any real numbers.
- Thomas Perry

Historic changes and challenges.
Breakthroughs in human knowledge and opportunity.
And yet, for vast numbers across the globe,
the daily realities have not altered.
- Abdallah II

Naturally, I have compensated in my adult years by
owning very large numbers of books.
- Martin Lewis Perl

The large venue gives me the thrill that comes from the power in numbers.
- Suzy Bogguss

The invisible thing called a Good Name is made up of
the breath of numbers that speak well of you.
- Edward F. Halifax

It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded.
- Isaac Newton

We must memorize nine numbers and deny we have a soul.
- Conor Oberst

Our technology is very scalable.
Our software can accommodate enormous numbers of clients.
It's a marvelous opportunity.
We'll keep developing products.
- Jay Chiat

We don't know what we're writing until it just comes out.
We don't sit around crunching numbers.
- Dustin Diamond

The Congressman ascertained that the consulate in Havana
had numbers to feed the pigs.
- Erich Leinsdorf

Numbers of the old people cannot read.
Those who can seldom do.
- Wilfred Owen

We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers.
- Galileo Galilei

As long as I can sing halfway decent,
I'd rather sing than act.
There's nothing like being in good voice,
feeling good, having good numbers to do and having a fine orchestra.
- Howard Keel

That action is best which procures the greatest happiness
for the greatest numbers.
- Francis Hutcheson

There are simply more young people than there ever were.
You get this feeling of strength.
Also, large numbers can be a drawback,
making it difficult to lose one's anonymity.
- John Knowles

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.
- Auberon Herbert

Until we respect bin Laden, we are going to die in
numbers that are probably unnecessary.
- Michael Scheuer

A few honest men are better than numbers.
- Oliver Cromwell


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