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Calculation Quotes

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Business, more than any other occupation,
is a continual dealing with the future;
it is a continual calculation,
an instinctive exercise in foresight.
- Henry R. Luce

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Common sense is calculation applied to life.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.
- Miriam Beard

Like Americans, people outside America want fun,
want an emotional compensation for the utilitarianism
and calculation that mark the rest of their lives.
- Todd Gitlin

 

However I am is however I am.
When you see me onstage or in the press,
there's not a lot of thought and calculation that goes into it.
- Sheryl Crow

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

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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Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of
the distance measured between two time-points,
is the result of time calculation.
- Martin Heidegger

Common sense is the measure of the possible;
it is composed of experience and prevision;
it is calculation applied to life.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Indeed, as the above calculation indicates,
to take full advantage of the memory space available,
the ultimate laptop must turn all its matter into energy.
- Seth Lloyd

Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product
of reason and calculation.
- Charles Baudelaire

Calculation never made a hero.
- John Henry Newman

All which is beautiful and noble is the result of reason and calculation.
- Charles Baudelaire

The circumstances of human society are too complicated
to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
- Marquis De Custine

Calculation has its advantages, but no one likes naked calculation.
- Rich Lowry

You could argue that war is always an irrational act,
and yet many states enter into military conflict out
of rational calculation or national interest or the
stability or longevity of their regime.
- William Kirby

There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back,
no calculation of overpowering odds,
no terror of possible consequences,
if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you to-morrow.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Even in modern art, artists have used methods based on calculation,
inasmuch as these elements, alongside those of a more
personal and emotional nature,
give balance and harmony to any work of art.
- Max Bill

At a moderate calculation, among a million of persons
inhabiting the metropolis,
there are, at least, twenty-five thousand children
who attend these schools,
and cost their parents as many pounds sterling,
per annum.
- Joseph Lancaster

Nowhere are our calculations more frequently upset than in war.
- Titus Livius

This means I must pay close attention to the writing,
but equally so to the scientific background -
which sometimes means doing fairly involved calculations.
- Stanley Schmidt

The general who wins the battle makes many calculations
in his temple before the battle is fought.
The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand.
- Sun Tzu

There was a project at Lawrence Livermore National
Labs where many years ago they went down this path
for scripting and controlling very large numerical calculations.
- Guido van Rossum

We have to choose between a global market driven only
by calculations of short-term profit,
and one which has a human face.
- Kofi Annan

It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations,
if you live near him.
- J. R. R. Tolkien

It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight
all ordinary calculations.
He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.
- Honore de Balzac

I don't know whether you have done your calculations but,
about two or three years back, I did a first assessment
of what the first successful device would be worth
and it came out at about 300 trillion dollars.
- Martin Fleischmann

Because of recent improvements in the accuracy of theoretical
predictions based on large scale ab initio quantum mechanical calculations,
meaningful comparisons between theoretical and experimental
findings have become possible.
- Yuan T. Lee

The brain's calculations do not require our conscious effort,
only our attention and our openness to let the information through.
Although the brain absorbs universes of information,
little is admitted into normal consciousness.
- Marilyn Ferguson

As soon, however, as capitalist competition has definitively
established the equal rate of profit,
that rate becomes the starting point for the calculations
of the capitalists in the investment of capital in
newly-created branches of production.
- Rudolf Hiferding

Life it is not just a series of calculations and a sum total of statistics,
it's about experience, it's about participation,
it is something more complex and more interesting than what is obvious.
- Daniel Libeskind

It is very distressing that anyone would look at these
matters from a political viewpoint.
Core beliefs about when life begins and ends are far
too important for any such calculations.
- Mac Thornberry

Some years ago, I wrote a book called the Emperor's
New Mind and that book was describing a point of view
I had about consciousness and why it was not something
that comes about from complicated calculations.
- Roger Penrose

Arab leaders worry more about making money from the
profits they get from oil and gas that they turn the
other way when Lebanon is being destroyed right next to them.
Their neighbours are being murdered,
but they only make calculations for their own benefit.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions
which I carried out during many conflicts,
which very often occurred between brothers of the same country,
are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations
based on personal ambitions.
- Omar Bongo

There are many different kinds of radioactive waste
and each has its own half-life so,
just to be on the safe side and to simplify matters,
I base my calculations on the worst one and that's plutonium.
- David R. Brower

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions;
the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent,
and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
- Alexander Hamilton

I have some strategical vision, I could calculate some
few moves ahead and I have an intellect that is badly
missed in the country which is run by generals and colonels.
- Garry Kasparov

We cannot calculate the numbers of people who left,
fled or were fished out of Europe just ahead of the Holocaust.
- Gene Tierney

It has nothing to do with commercial success.
You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic
together to make a commercial film:
that's out of the question.
- Arthur Cohn

You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies,
and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
- Gustave Flaubert

A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate
the approximate depth of his ignorance.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen
circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end;
it has but one thing certain,
and that is to increase taxes.
- Thomas Paine

I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves,
'How do we calculate the risk?' And sometimes we don't calculate it correctly;
we either overstate it or understate it.
- Hillary Clinton

It's quite complicated and sounds circular,
but we've worked out a way of calculate a Web site's importance.
- Larry Page

Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom
and stability may calculate on every loss which can
be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
- James Madison

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies,
but not the madness of people.
- Isaac Newton

We don't know what we're doing.
We don't have a plan.
We don't sit down and calculate it.
- Dean Ween

I don't pretend anything anymore.
I don't have time, desire or energy to calculate anymore.
- Thomas Kretschmann

Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers,
like the square root of minus one...
If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things,
which cannot be imagined without it.
- Philip Pullman

There can be no greater error than to expect,
or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation.
It is an illusion which experience must cure,
which a just pride ought to discard.
- George Washington

American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety.
When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything:
the speed,
the distance...
But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count.
Everything we do is a guess.
If you've got the guts, you do it.
All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt.
- Jackie Chan

My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate
both private and social rates of return to men,
women, blacks, and other groups from investments in
different levels of education.
- Gary Becker

Rationalism, which is the feeling that everything is
subject to and completely explicable by Reason,
consequently rejects everything not visible and calculable.
- Francis Parker Yockey

When modern physics exerts itself to establish the world's formula,
what occurs thereby is this: the being of entities
has resolved itself into the method of the totally calculable.
- Martin Heidegger

The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated
ambiguity that would be clearly understood.
- Alexander Haig

Pouring concrete on land you don't own is called a calculated risk,
if you don't pour you loose millions.
- Eddie Perez

Take calculated risks.
That is quite different from being rash.
- George S. Patton

Each individual piece is a calculated attempt to entice
women to add to their wardrobe.
- Bill Blass

From early on, everything I did was calculated to being elected to Congress.
- Carl Albert

The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days
ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure
of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated.
- David Douglas

Her body calculated to a millimeter to suggest a bud yet guarantee a flower.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values.
- Warren E. Burger

Four years of football are calculated to breed in the
average man more of the ingredients of success in life
than almost any academic course he takes.
- Knute Rockne

A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows,
however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that,
so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him.
- Edward Sapir

When all actions are mathematically calculated,
they also take on a stupid quality.
- Theodor Adorno

I write lustily and humorously.
It isn't calculated; it's the way I think.
I've invented a writing style that expresses who I am.
- Erica Jong

We must have courage to bet on our ideas,
to take the calculated risk, and to act.
Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
- Maxwell Maltz

The idea of bringing young people up to Literature
is doubtless calculated to raise the eyebrows almost
as much as the suggestion of bringing them up to the Stage.
- James Payn

Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries.
They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take
are calculated on the basis of the courage it took
to become replete with knowledge.
- William Hurt

I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk.
- Edmund H. North


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