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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

Related topics: Values Purpose

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Science is simply common sense at its best,
that is, rigidly accurate in observation,
and merciless to fallacy in logic.
- Thomas Huxley

Rounding to the nearest cent is sufficiently accurate for practical purposes.
- Alexander John Ellis

Trust in yourself.
Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe.
- Claudia Black

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There is a lot going on in high schools,
and I think what we portray is fairly accurate.
- Chi McBride

Well, one thing I'm really interested in,
when I'm writing, is being accurate.
- Sharon Olds

We will act consistently with our view of who we truly are,
whether that view is accurate or not.
- Tony Robbins

A painstaking course in qualitative and quantitative
analysis by John Wing gave me an appreciation of the need for,
and beauty of, accurate measurement.
- Paul D. Boyer

Nothing is more effective than sincere,
accurate praise, and nothing is more lame than a cookie-cutter compliment.
- Bill Walsh

In reference to Cat Stevens, it is very,
very important we have accurate information on our
terrorist watch list and our no fly list and that you have a remedy.
- Asa Hutchinson

If the technical innovations of the Impressionists
led merely to a more accurate representation of nature,
it was perhaps of not much value in enlarging their powers of expression.
- Edward Hopper

The thing about science is that it's an accurate picture of the world.
- Jonathan Miller

The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation,
plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable
training in accuracy of eye and hand.
- Thomas Huxley

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

Insanity is often the logic of an accurate mind overtasked.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't.
It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't.
- Richard Parsons

I think I work harder on the pitch, I cover more ground
and my passing is more accurate.
- Frank Lampard

To give an accurate and exhaustive account of that
period would need a far less brilliant pen than mine.
- Max Beerbohm

I think my view is that whenever you project into the
future you're never likely to be accurate in the details,
or the paraphernalia and style.
- Stephen Fry

PAYE means pay as you earn but it could also mean Pretty Accurate Yet Estimated.
- John Whiting

A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty.
- Rudyard Kipling

I think things can have more than one meaning and still connect with people.
There's a lot of meaning to the title 'Music For People'
and they're all true and they're all accurate.
- Jon Crosby

All photographs are accurate.
None of them is the truth.
- Richard Avedon

Silence is so accurate.
- Mark Rothko

As far as the press is concerned, they're going to
say what they want to say.
Probably about 10-15 percent of the time It's accurate.
- Justin Timberlake

I think now that the great thing is not so much the
formulation of an answer for myself,
for the theater, or the play-but rather the most accurate
possible statement of the problem.
- Arthur Miller

The first duty of a newspaper is to be accurate.
If it be accurate, it follows that it is fair.
- Herbert Bayard Swope

Jazz is a very accurate, curiously accurate accompaniment to 20th century America.
- Ken Burns

The flaw in the statute is that in all its applications,
it operates on a fundamentally mistaken premise that
high solicitation costs are an accurate measure of fraud.
- Harry A. Blackmun

Well, I think we still have to verify whatever declaration
we will get and make sure that it is comprehensive and accurate.
So, that would take care of the past activities.
- Mohamed ElBaradei

The terrorist uses surprise and stealth,
and the only way to defeat that is by having accurate and timely intelligence.
- Bill Nelson

But I am satisfied that the information that we have
that this is the work of Zarqawi,
is accurate.
- John Abizaid

There is no substitute for accurate knowledge.
Know yourself, know your business, know your men.
- Lee Iacocca

A style is not a matter of camera angles or fancy footwork,
it's an expression, an accurate expression of your particular opinion.
- Karel Reisz

The security of the United States, which is so dependent
on having accurate and timely intelligence,
is not a Republican or a Democratic issue.
- Saxby Chambliss

I would hardly call myself an artist in that sense;
I doodle,
I draw, I'm not a trained artist, I couldn't sit down
and do an accurate portrait of anyone.
- Rene Auberjonois

With narration, you have to be very accurate with your voice.
It's a good exercise to do.
- Ben Kingsley

Writers never feel comfortable having labels attached to them,
however accurate they are.
- Jonathan Coe

Good writers are those who keep the language efficient.
That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
- Ezra Pound

You shouldn't presume that all quotes that are in a
magazine or a newspaper are accurate.
- Andrew Card

But I found that being an artist and doing accurate work is very difficult.
- Alan Bean

No accurate thinker will judge another person by that
which the other person's enemies say about him.
- Napoleon Hill

Now Congress learns that the Veterans Administration
failed to provide complete,
accurate information on the money it needs for both this year and next year.
- Doc Hastings

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

If we don't have accurate information,
if we are not able to tell difficult truth one to another,
we will never be able to effectively design a policy for Iraq.
- Jack Reed

Simply put, you believer that things or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Quotations are slippery things, really.
A brief sentence or phrase, often repeated -
always completely out of its original context -
and sometimes not an accurate representation
of the author's original words, let alone his intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Black people don't have an accurate idea of their history,
which has been either suppressed or distorted.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Sometimes, surely, truth is closer to imagination or to intelligence,
to love than to fact? To be accurate is not to be right.
- Shirley Hazzard

I don't think anyone could write about another culture
and get it 100 percent accurate.
- Elizabeth George

I see things like they've never been seen before.
Art is an accurate statement of the time in which it is made.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

If you're not accurate, you'll cause untold trouble.
- David O. Selznick

Writers don't have to keep themselves honest.
They have to keep themselves accurate.
- John Metcalf

Numbers are the product of counting.
Quantities are the product of measurement.
This means that numbers can conceivably be accurate
because there is a discontinuity between each integer and the next.
- Gregory Bateson

The mathematical framework of quantum theory has passed
countless successful tests and is now universally accepted
as a consistent and accurate description of all atomic phenomena.
- Erwin Schrodinger

No one wants to abandon the Israelis.
But I think the perception is, and I think it's probably an accurate perception,
that the tail is leading the dog - that we are giving
the Israelis carte blanche ability to exercise whatever
they want to do in their area.
- Michael Scheuer

I have made a film about jazz that tries to look through
jazz to see what it tells us about who we are as a people.
I think that jazz is a spectacularly accurate model
of democracy and a kind of look into our redemptive future possibilities.
- Ken Burns

Well, I think first of all there was a failure to have real,
clear information at our disposal.
There was a real lack of situational awareness.
We didn't have the capabilities on the ground to give us real-time,
accurate assessments of the physical condition of the city.
- Michael Chertoff

Because these kids get away from their parents,
and they binge drink until they are sick.
Dozens of them are going to the hospital,
and some of them dying.
This is a problem, a big problem that needs to be addressed,
and we need accurate information.
- Zach Wamp

These are ideas.
I could say that they just came to me,
but it would be more accurate to say that I went to them.
Ideas - and new connections between ideas -
lead you away from commonly held perceptions of reality.
Ideas lead you out here.
Ideas lead you into the darkness.
- Dave Sim

Second, when comparing private school and public school test scores,
it's like apples and oranges.
Public schools have to take everyone,
but private schools can be selective.
It's not accurate or fair to compare the job they do.
- Dennis Moore

People don't think their dreams amount to much,
but when I ask them to examine them for common themes,
they surprise themselves at how accurate they are!
They see that their dreams have value.
- Henry Reed

I'm glad that he's got all this behind him.
And I'm pretty sure that there's a lot of people -
and there are certain people that don't report the
news accurate for their own personal fame and gain.
And they know who they are.
- Tito Jackson

And, since the model he faithfully copies is not going
to be hung up next to the picture,
since the picture is going to be there on its own,
it is of no interest whether it is an accurate copy of the model.
- Lucian Freud

Ellis Peters's historical detail is very accurate and very minute,
and therefore is not only interesting to read but good
for an actor to acquire a sense of the period.
And the other thing I think is that an actor lives
in the land of imagination.
- Derek Jacobi

People say that to me and I think what unites all my
characters is that they are hurt;
it's most accurate to say I play characters that are
hurt but are responding to their environment.
- Ashley Judd

Were I called on to define, very briefly,
the term Art, I should call it 'the reproduction of
what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.'
The mere imitation,
however accurate, of what is in Nature,
entitles no man to the sacred name of 'Artist.'
- Edgar Allan Poe

Those market researchers...
are playing games with you and me and with this entire country.
Their so-called samples of opinion are no more accurate
or reliable than my grandmother's big toe was when
it came to predicting the weather.
- Dan Rather


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