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Arithmetic Quotes

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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

Schools are really bad now.
Schools are not only bad in reading,
writing and arithmetic,
they're worse in cultural aspects, like in music and art.
They don't teach you anything.
- John Kricfalusi

The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations,
and to eliminate human liability to error is probably
as old as the science of arithmetic itself.
- Howard Aiken

Arithmetic!
Algebra!
Geometry!
Grandiose trinity!
Luminous triangle!
Whoever has not known you is without sense!
- Comte de Lautreamont

 

What would life be without arithmetic,
but a scene of horrors?
- Sydney Smith

The hardest arithmetic to master is that which enables
us to count our blessings.
- Eric Hoffer

We have the most crude accounting tools.
It's tragic because our accounts and our national arithmetic
doesn't tell us the things that we need to know.
- Susan George

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In the arithmetic of love, one plus one equals everything,
and two minus one equals nothing.
- Mignon McLaughlin

The analysis of variance is not a mathematical theorem,
but rather a convenient method of arranging the arithmetic.
- Ronald Fisher

Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic.
- John Ray

He who refuses to do arithmetic is doomed to talk nonsense.
- John McCarthy

God does arithmetic.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.
- Claude Debussy

Many who have had an opportunity of knowing any more
about mathematics confuse it with arithmetic,
and consider it an arid science.
In reality, however, it is a science which requires
a great amount of imagination.
- Sofia Kovalevskaya

This is a tricky domain because, unlike simple arithmetic,
to solve a calculus problem - and in particular to perform integration -
you have to be smart about which integration technique should be used:
integration by partial fractions,
integration by parts, and so on.
- Marvin Minsky

I was always looking ahead.
I used to do all kinds of things for entertainment.
When I was young, we had no radio, no TV.
We were 30 miles from the public library,
out in the sticks in Western Kansas,
and so I'd do arithmetic exercises.
- Clyde Tombaugh

If scientific reasoning were limited to the logical processes of arithmetic,
we should not get very far in our understanding of the physical world.
One might as well attempt to grasp the game of poker
entirely by the use of the mathematics of probability.
- Vannevar Bush

Crystals grew inside rock like arithmetic flowers.
They lengthened and spread, added plane to plane in
an awed and perfect obedience to an absolute geometry that even stones -
maybe only the stones -
understood.
- Annie Dillard

Arithmetic is where the answer is right and everything
is nice and you can look out of the window and see the blue sky -
or the answer is wrong and you have to start over and
try again and see how it comes out this time.
- Carl Sandburg

The problem of distinguishing prime numbers from composite
numbers and of resolving the latter into their prime
factors is known to be one of the most important and useful in arithmetic.
- Carl Friedrich Gauss

The concentration and reciprocal effect of industry
and agriculture conjoin in a growth of productive powers,
which increases more in geometrical than in arithmetical proportion.
- Friedrich List

It is comforting to reflect that the disproportion
of things in the world seems to be only arithmetical.
- Franz Kafka

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

My concentration level blocks out everything.
Concentration is why some athletes are better than others.
You develop that concentration in training and concentrate in a meet.
- Edwin Moses

And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands,
all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control.
History has proven that.
- Lord Acton

I want the concentration and the romance,
and the worlds all glued together, fused,
glowing: have no time to waste any more on prose.
- Virginia Woolf

Concentration is my motto - first honesty,
then industry, then concentration.
- Andrew Carnegie

I'm for catching every Japanese in America,
Alaska, and Hawai'i now and putting them in concentration camps.
- Francis Biddle

If you watch young children play, you will notice that they create games,
characters, situations, whole worlds in which they
immerse themselves with intense concentration.
- Daniel Greenberg

When I am rehearsing for a play, I try to read nothing
that might distract my concentration from the work in progress.
- Mercedes McCambridge

If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street,
that's concentration.
- Serena Williams

The degree of freedom from unwanted thoughts and the
degree of concentration on a single thought are the
measures to gauge spiritual progress.
- Ramana Maharshi

Mental attitude and concentration are the keys to pitching.
- Ferguson Jenkins

Prisons are like the concentration camps of our time.
So many go in and never come out, and primarily they're black and Latino.
- Lisa Bonet

It is difficult for the common good to prevail
against the intense concentration
of those who have a special interest,
especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
- Jimmy Carter

Ninety percent of my game is mental.
It's my concentration that has gotten me this far.
- Chris Evert

Concentration, Confidence, Competitive urge,
Capacity for enjoyment.
- Arnold Palmer

I didn't equate a POW camp with a concentration camp.
- Larry Hovis

I do not believe in God; his existence has been disproved by Science.
But in the concentration camp, I learned to believe in men.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Discipline and concentration are a matter of being interested.
- Tom Kite

I worked with such concentration and focus and I had
hundreds of obscure engineering or programming things in my head.
I was just real exceptional in that way.
- Steve Wozniak

The dangers of a concentration of all power in the
general government of a confederacy so vast as ours
are too obvious to be disregarded.
- Franklin Pierce

Poetry is above all a concentration of the power of language,
which is the power of our ultimate relationship to
everything in the universe.
- Adrienne Rich

Michael Caine is a movie star, but he's also a great actor.
I can't say that about every movie star.
It's the concentration he has.
- Norman Jewison

This galloping concentration in broadcast ownership is unhealthy.
- Byron Dorgan

And how can you achieve such concentration? By recognizing
that everything you do is important to God,
and is one vital piece of the larger picture of your life.
- Menachem Mendel Schneerson

The essence of the stage is concentration and penetration.
Of the screen action, movement, sweep.
- Elia Kazan

What does it take to be a champion? Desire,
dedication, determination, concentration and the will to win.
- Patty Berg

Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world.
You are all alone with your concentration and imagination,
and that's all you have.
- James Dean

New York was breaking my concentration and disintegrating my thoughts.
- George Murray

No plan can prevent a stupid person from doing the
wrong thing in the wrong place at the wrong time -
but a good plan should keep a concentration from forming.
- Charles E. Wilson

If you give it good concentration, good energy,
good heart and good performance, the song will play you.
- Levon Helm

Acting school was summer camp, and I needed concentration camp.
I had so many different ideas swirling between culture
and how to tie things together.
- Ajay Naidu

I don't think more concentration is required for Robert
De Niro to do what he does as for Jim Carrey to do what he does.
- Eddie Murphy

It's all well and good to say that Germans were all
responsible for the concentration camps,
but I don't think they were.
I think that was the work of a small group of fiends.
- James Laughlin

I am full of fire and passion.
I am not ready yet for great concentration and passion.
- Zane Grey

Then I realized that to be really good at this requires
a lot of energy and concentration and skill.
- Ron Silver

When you write a two thousand page history of the Second World War,
the deportations and the concentration camps will take up five pages,
and the gas chambers perhaps 20 lines.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's
childhood and on her family influences.
It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France!
- Antonia Fraser

Success in any endeavor requires single-minded attention
to detail and total concentration.
- Willie Sutton

The danger in media concentration comes not from the concentration,
but instead from the feudalism that this concentration,
tied to the change in copyright, produces.
- Lawrence Lessig

Many countries persecute their own citizens and intern
them in prisons or concentration camps.
Oppression is becoming more and more a part of the systems.
- Alva Myrdal

Those of us who participate realize the incredible honor bestowed on us,
but to really understand the true scope and depth of
the movement requires more investigation and concentration.
- Bill Toomey

I think it's doing very well.
I'm pleased to see the concentration on semiconductors.
I think this will help.
- Jack Kilby

Concentration is a fine antidote to anxiety.
- Jack Nicklaus

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration,
discrimination, organization, innovation and communication.
- Michael Faraday

Liberals are concerned about the concentration of wealth
because it almost inevitably leads to a concentration
of power that undermines democracy.
- Robert Reich

When I play, I become entirely absorbed in the game.
It may be a form of concentration.
- Helen Wills Moody

There can only be one state of mind as you approach any profound test;
total concentration,
a spirit of togetherness, and strength.
- Pat Riley

No doubt concentration camps were a means,
a menace used to keep order.
- Albert Speer

Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely
nothing when it is absolutely necessary.
- Ray Knight


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