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Exactness Quotes

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A good designer must rely on experience,
on precise, logic thinking; and on pedantic exactness.
No magic will do.
- Niklaus Wirth

Related topics: Design

The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.
- Hugh Blair

Exactness and neatness in moderation is a virtue,
but carried to extremes narrows the mind.
- Francois Fenelon

A great value of antiquity lies in the fact that its
writings are the only ones that modern men still read with exactness.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

 

Words are made for a certain exactness of thought,
as tears are for a certain degree of pain.
What is least distinct cannot be named;
what is clearest is unutterable.
- Rene Daumal

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

Occurrences in this domain are beyond the reach of exact prediction
because of the variety of factors in operation,
not because of any lack of order in nature.
- Albert Einstein

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The problem with cats is that they get the exact same
look on their face whether they see a moth or an axe-murderer.
- Paula Poundstone

Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact
degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
- Stephen Leacock

Exact information about the functional significance
of the deep sections of the brain is only obtained
by working through the brain histologically in serial section.
- Walter Rudolf Hess

Human relations are built on feeling,
not on reason or knowledge.
And feeling is not an exact science;
like all spiritual qualities,
it has the vagueness of greatness about it.
- Amelia E. Barr

Truth is exact correspondence with reality.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to
and you have the exact measure of the injustice and
wrong which will be imposed on them.
- Frederick Douglass

But a science is exact to the extent that its method
measures up to and is adequate to its object.
- Gabriel Marcel

Look at all the buses now that want exact change,
exact change.
I figure if I give them exact change,
they should take me exactly where I want to go.
- George C. Wallace

We find just as many things to rip on the left as we do on the right.
People on the far-left and the far-right are the same exact person to us.
- Trey Parker

I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would
be a good time to leave the United States.
I'm not necessarily going to leave the United States.
- Alec Baldwin

Whatever I take, I take too much or too little;
I do not take the exact amount.
The exact amount is no use to me.
- Antonio Porchia

Fear of death increases in exact proportion to increase in wealth.
- Ernest Hemingway

When you write songs, you can't really point out the
exact thing you're inspired by.
It's more a state or a mood or an atmosphere that you're
trying to put into words.
- Keren Ann

After clearing 9 metres of the descending passage,
in about the middle of the afternoon,
we came upon a second sealed doorway,
which was almost the exact replica of the first.
- Howard Carter

Far better an approximate answer to the right question,
which is often vague, than the exact answer to the wrong question,
which can always be made precise.
- John Tukey

The really great novel tends to be the exact negative of its author's life.
- Andre Maurois

Woman's discontent increases in exact proportion to her development.
- Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Hitting is an art, but not an exact science.
- Rod Carew

There is a much more exact correspondence between the
natural and moral world than we are apt to take notice of.
- Joseph Butler

But I won't work with the exact same crew film after
film because I feel the work would get a little complacent.
- Patrice Leconte

The trouble with Reason is that it becomes meaningless
at the exact point where it refuses to act.
- Bernard De Voto

The depth of darkness to which you can descend and
still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.
- Pliny the Elder

The computer can't tell you the emotional story.
It can give you the exact mathematical design,
but what's missing is the eyebrows.
- Frank Zappa

My aim in painting has always been the most exact transcription
possible of my most intimate impression of nature.
- Edward Hopper

I like playing around with the words;
I love it when I feel like I've picked the exact right
word to describe whatever it is I'm trying to describe.
- Margaret Haddix

The exact contrary of what is generally believed is often the truth.
- Jean de la Bruyere

It seems that no two people came to this specialized
area of work via the exact same route.
- Randy West

Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery,
suspicion and secrecy.
Hard and exact facts will cool it.
- Elia Kazan

This is an exact replica of my chest.
- Willie Aames

Our language is the reflection of ourselves.
A language is an exact reflection of the character
and growth of its speakers.
- Cesar Chavez

It is the nature of all greatness not to be exact.
- Edmund Burke

The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell
grants when the truth is that over the last four years,
their legislation has done the exact opposite.
- John Conyers

In science one tries to tell people,
in such a way as to be understood by everyone,
something that no one ever knew before.
But in poetry, it's the exact opposite.
- Paul Dirac

Similarly, another famous little quantum fluctuation
that programs you is the exact configuration of your DNA.
- Seth Lloyd

I wanted to do that again but, when I went to look for chants,
I didn't want to do it in the exact same way.
- Jon Crosby

It's funny, when people talk about the 70s I can tell
you the year of every album but when it comes to the
later efforts I can't remember the exact years,
it's funny isn't it?
- Steve Hackett

That's the exact concept behind the music:
to take that kind of,
I guess whatever you want to call it,
jazz sensibility - but not have it be about solos.
- Charlie Hunter

Politics is not an exact science.
- Otto von Bismarck

No education can be of true advantage to young women
but that which trains them up in humble industry,
in great plainness of living, in exact modesty of dress.
- William Law

We will receive not what we idly wish for but what we justly earn.
Our rewards will always be in exact proportion to our service.
- Earl Nightingale

Life is not an exact science, it is an art.
- Samuel Butler

Some great men owe most of their greatness to the ability
of detecting in those they destine for their tools
the exact quality of strength that matters for their work.
- Joseph Conrad

Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man;
and writing an exact man.
- Francis Bacon

In the long-run every Government is the exact symbol of its People,
with their wisdom and unwisdom; we have to say,
Like People like Government.
- Thomas Carlyle

My problem with interviews, one day I'll think one thing,
and the next day I'll think the exact opposite.
- Skeet Ulrich

I have the feeling that this Moscow Pact will at some
time or other exact vengeance upon National Socialism.
- Alfred Rosenberg

It is not he who gains the exact point in dispute who
scores most in controversy -
but he who has shown the better temper.
- Samuel Butler

We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images.
Abstract art will have been good for one thing:
to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
- Salvador Dali

A reading man and woman is a ready man and woman,
but a writing man and woman is exact.
- Marcus Garvey

I want to get back to my fighting weight of 98 pounds.
I have the exact measurements of that guy from the movie,
Powder.
Right now, I am the reigning West Coast Powder.
- David Spade

He is the best sailor who can steer within fewest points of the wind,
and exact a motive power out of the greatest obstacles.
- Walter Scott

I do need to be told when I'm going wrong.
No one's acting can be an exact, 100 percent science.
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

What is wanted is not the will to believe,
but the will to find out, which is the exact opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

My introduction to the Brady book was an attempt to
nail the exact same idea since Brady addressed the point.
And since I write pornography, naturally,
something of an obsession for me.
- Peter Sotos

Dumbo...
makes me cry.
Every single time and in the exact same spot.
I just have a special affection for Dumbo.
- Leonard Maltin

The eyes are more exact witnesses than the ears.
- Heraclitus

I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice,
and then going away and doing the exact opposite.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

The exact measure of the progress of civilization is
the degree in which the intelligence of the common
mind has prevailed over wealth and brute force.
- George Bancroft

I decided law was the exact opposite of sex;
even when it was good,
it was lousy.
- Mortimer Zuckerman

My biggest problem is retaining the exact information.
- David Cross

The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is,
in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
- George Santayana

Neither Aristotelian nor Russellian rules give the
exact logic of any expression of ordinary language;
for ordinary language has no exact logic.
- Peter Frederick Strawson

Years ago we discovered the exact point,
the dead center of middle age.
It occurs when you are too young to take up golf and
too old to rush up to the net.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

An approximate answer to the right problem is worth
a good deal more than an exact answer to an approximate problem.
- John Tukey


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