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Not everything that can be counted counts,
and not everything that counts can be counted.
- Albert Einstein

Related topics: Wisdom

Everything that can be counted
does not necessarily count;
everything that counts cannot necessarily be counted.
- Albert Einstein

If you stand up and be counted,
from time to time you may get yourself knocked down.
But remember this: A man flattened by an opponent can get up again.
A man flattened by conformity stays down for good.
- Thomas J. Watson

The Florida Supreme Court wanted all the legal votes to be counted.
The United States Supreme Court, on the other hand,
did not want all the votes to be counted.
- Vincent Bugliosi

 

If one by one we counted people out For the least sin,
it wouldn't take us long To get so we had no one left to live with.
For to be social is to be forgiving.
- Robert Frost

The votes of 60,000 Floridians were not counted.
The Court threw out all 60,00 votes.
And that's what the newspapers around the country are counting now.
- Vincent Bugliosi

Words must surely be counted among the most powerful drugs man ever invented.
- Leo Rosten

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A counted number of pulses only is given to us of a variegated,
dramatic life.
How may we see in them all that is to to be seen in
them by the finest senses?
- Walter Pater

The strides of humanity are slow, they can only be counted in centuries.
- Georg Buchner

Knowing some Greek helped defuse forbidding words -
not that I counted much on using them.
You'll find only trace elements of this language in the poem.
- James Merrill

Votes in federal elections are cast and counted in
a highly decentralized and variable fashion,
with no uniform ballots and few national standards.
- Thomas E. Mann

We've got ballots flying around, being counted by hand,
arriving by truck and in God knows whose custody.
- David Axelrod

Aristotle could have avoided the mistake of thinking
that women have fewer teeth than men,
by the simple device of asking Mrs.
Aristotle to keep her mouth open while he counted.
- Bertrand Russell

Success is counted sweetest by those who never succeed.
- Emily Dickinson

One, with God, is always a majority,
but many a martyr has been burned at the stake while
the votes were being counted.
- Thomas Reed

Every vote counts and every vote must be counted.
- Barbara Mikulski

Even if you only counted the votes that actually made
it through the hoops in order to be cast,
the president was really Al Gore.
- George Galloway

The American system of democracy is founded on the
concept that every citizen has the right to vote,
to know that their vote is counted, and that the vote is counted accurately.
- Barbara Mikulski

I took a job at the pool in order to earn the five
cents a day it cost to swim.
I counted wet towels.
As a bonus, I was allowed to swim during lunchtime.
- Esther Williams

Man is fond of counting his troubles,
but he does not count his joys.
If he counted them up as he ought to,
he would see that every lot has enough happiness provided for it.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky

Today we did what we had to do.
They counted on America to be passive.
They counted wrong.
- Ronald Reagan

Criminals are never very amusing.
It's because they're failures.
Those who make real money aren't counted as criminals.
This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem.
- Orson Welles

Votes should be weighed not counted.
- Friedrich Schiller

There comes a time when you have to stand up and be counted.
- Gale Sayers

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

I slide my arm from under the sleeper's head and it is numb,
full of swarming pins, on the tip of each,
waiting to be counted, the fallen angels sit.
- Wislawa Szymborska

My father was a soldier and my mother was a great mover.
She once counted up how many places she had lived in
during the first 25 years of her marriage and it came to 20.
- Mary Wesley

If the audience never understands the plot,
it can be counted on to be attentive to the very end.
- Benedetto Marcello

My fictitious characters will take the bit between
their teeth and gallop off and do something that I hadn't counted on.
However, I always insist on dragging them back to the straight and narrow.
- Colleen McCullough

I counted on sixty days only, but I held out for 133.
I didn't go into power, but to get power I borrowed
some power from the President and made him sign a number
of decrees and give me enough power to create a system
capable of handling crisis situations.
- Aleksandr Lebed

The name of my ailment was longing, and it was not
cured till I finally went to the department store and
counted out the money in small coins before the dismayed clerk.
When I came to the house, I held up the instrument
before the eyes of the astonished household.
- William Christopher Handy

Wealth, in terms of dollars and so forth,
could be counted up, because dollars were finite.
It doesn't make any difference how many dollars you
have-at a certain point you only have dollars.
You start with finite, you end with finite.
- Michael Nesmith

Similarly, only people as misanthropic as myself can
be counted on not to have to lie to others,
since we have the unique luxury of not caring what
sort of opinions others formulate about us.
- Boyd Rice

The reason it takes us from November the second to
December the sixth to certify is because we have a very tedious,
very comprehensive process where we audit by precinct,
across the state, every vote that was cast to make
sure that every vote that was legally cast is counted.
- Kenneth Blackwell

For a long time many believed that there would be an
automatic adjustment and counted on a rapid increase
in the wages of the emerging nations,
on our advances in technology and the costs of transport preventing disruption.
But this reassuring analysis is out of date.
- Laurent Fabius

We have seen voters denied their rights in recent elections
as they have been incorrectly purged from lists,
their absentee votes not counted, and voting machine
integrity and security not assured.
- Marcy Kaptur

The liberals in the House strongly resemble liberals
I have known through the last two decades in the civil rights conflict.
When it comes time to show on which side they will be counted,
they excuse themselves.
- Shirley Chisholm

And there are certain things, and they are evident,
obviously, without being boring about it,
but I mean obviously, the two evident and easy ones
being Gandhi and Cry Freedom,
there are things which I do care about very much and
which I would like to stand up and be counted.
- Richard Attenborough

And on election night I'd go down to city hall in El Paso,
Texas and cover the election.
In those days, of course, we didn't have exit polls.
You didn't know who had won the election until they
actually counted the votes.
I thought that was exciting too.
- Sam Donaldson

Follow the path of the unsafe, independent thinker.
Expose your ideas to the dangers of controversy.
Speak your mind and fear less the label of 'crackpot'
than the stigma of conformity.
And on issues that seem important to you,
stand up and be counted at any cost.
- Chauncey Depew

Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters,
that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth,
their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO,
any member of Congress, or any President.
- Barbara Boxer

Senior development specialists in the Treasury can be counted on one hand.
America's government is not even aware of the gap between
its commitments and action,
because almost nobody in authority understands the
actions that would be needed to meet the commitments.
- Jeffrey Sachs

I think that they participated in something that was
not very proper and was very pitiful,
not only for the Algerian people, but also for the
other people who counted on our support.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

Count Your Blessings.
- Og Mandino

Love is not a matter of counting the years,
but making the years count.
- Michele St. Amand

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

When angry, count to ten before you speak.
If very angry, count to one hundred.
- Thomas Jefferson

And in the end, it's not
the years in your life that count,
it's the life in your years.
- Abraham Lincoln

To live a pure unselfish life,
one must count nothing as one's own
in the midst of abundance.
- The Buddha

Count your blessings - not your troubles.
- Dale Carnegie

Make Today count. Today - each Today -
is the most important day of your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you may count every drop of water in the ocean and
count every grain of sand in the sea -
multiply it by a thousand and that's how much I love you.
- George of Langkloof

Why live?
Adding one to my count of days, or postponing
a feared death by another day do not inspire me.
I live to experience something new each day -
to learn something new, meet a new friend,
bring joy into someone's life,
feel the wind newly on my skin,
touch a new fear, a new anger,
and with focused intent and good fortune,
find an ample measure of my own joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

We humans feel an instinctive need to know
what is coming next - what we can count upon.
We fear change - even the most positive change.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art,
which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby
since I hadn't made money with it.
- Laurie Anderson

If you can count your money, you don't have a billion dollars.
- J. Paul Getty

A pregnant woman facing the most dire circumstances
must be able to count on her doctor to do what is medically
necessary to protect her from serious physical harm.
- Barbara Mikulski

It is enough that the people know there was an election.
The people who cast the votes decide nothing.
The people who count the votes decide everything.
- Joseph Stalin

Sudden money is going from zero to two hundred dollars a week.
The rest doesn't count.
- Neil Simon

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor.
I can't stop to count it.
- Evita Peron

Golf appeals to the idiot in us and the child.
Just how childlike golf players become is proven by
their frequent inability to count past five.
- John Updike

Mammograms are really sort of a gift.
You can either catch something early or count your
lucky stars because nothing was discovered.
Either way, you're ahead of the game.
- Charlotte Ross

I come from a large family so you can count on the
fact that I'm going to have more kids.
- Benjamin Bratt

Time means a great deal to every runner.
It means everything to me, because most days miles don't count;
only minutes do.
- Joe Henderson

After graduating in the summer of 1980,
I knew I wanted my life to count.
- Donna Rice

It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that
only one man in it can count on steady work -
the night watchman.
- Tallulah Bankhead

Men cannot count, they do not know that two and two
make four if women do not tell them so.
- Gertrude Stein

The battles that count aren't the ones for gold medals.
The struggles within yourself - the invisible,
inevitable battles inside all of us -
that's where it's at.
- Jesse Owens

In Count Julian I simply proposed to create a text
which would allow for diverse levels of reading.
- Juan Goytisolo


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