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Figures Quotes

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One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light,
but by making the darkness conscious.
- Carl Jung

Related topics: Life Human-Nature Psychology Thought Thinking Mind

Definition of Statistics: The science of producing
unreliable facts from reliable figures.
- Evan Esar

People are so afraid of authority figures and doctors are authority figures.
- Martha Beck

Definition of a Statistician: A man who believes figures don't lie,
but admits than under analysis some of them won't stand up either.
- Evan Esar

 

When political figures are shown on television or in movies,
it's always the liberal Democrats that are shown to be humane,
caring people.
- Pat Boone

In the photographs themselves there's a definite contrast
between the figures and the location -
I like that kind of California backyard look;
clapboard houses,
staircases outdoors.
- Helmut Newton

I didn't really care about sales figures.
I just wanted to get things off my chest.
- Tom Cochrane

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Learning how to operate a soul figures to take time.
- Timothy Leary

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts,
not figures on a dial.
We should count time by heart throbs.
He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest,
acts the best.
- Philip James Bailey

Whenever there is fear, you will get wrong figures.
- W. Edwards Deming

But there have been many news reports that water-boarding
has been used on Khalid Sheikh Mohammed,
who is one of the major al Qaeda figures that we have in U.S.
custody.
- Jane Mayer

Certain political figures think when you call them
and ask them for a comment;
that you are somehow doing something that you shouldn't be doing.
- Bob Woodward

It is time for the government of China to stop holding
innocent religious figures in captivity merely for
peacefully protesting China's occupation of Tibet.
- Sam Brownback

The only time it dominates is during a solo,
or when we play a low blues and I put figures in behind Eric's vocals.
There's never any real problem fitting guitar and organ together.
- Alan Price

I went to government for making these changes.
I remember a number of guys among these important figures.
- Anatoly Chubais

I'm very representational some of the time,
and a little all of the time.
But when you're painting out of your unconscious,
figures are bound to emerge.
- Jackson Pollock

Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books,
and there is some evidence that they can't read them either.
- Gore Vidal

My only purpose is to teach children to rebel against authority figures.
- Sherman Alexie

I was at home then in the world of figures,
but not in that of values.
- Georg Brandes

Thine eyes are springs in whose serene And silent waters heaven is seen.
Their lashes are the herbs that look On their young figures in the brook.
- William C. Bryant

If interstellar travel is as time- or energy-
demanding as the above figures indicate,
it is far from obvious what the motive for colonization might be.
- Barney Oliver

The person who figures out how to harness the collective
genius of his or her organization is going to blow the competition away.
- Walter Wriston

Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that
from the figures of the unreal one day,
in spite of all, real deliverance will come.
- Theodor Adorno

Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character,
and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years,
these are portrayed as awful figures.
- Michael Novak

Our political leaders must be honest and forthcoming
with data that will allow citizens to use facts and
figures to judge for themselves what state Social Security is in.
- Grace Napolitano

That's my main flaw: I always think authority figures
or my boss is going to think something I do is funny.
And usually they don't.
- Jimmy Kimmel

We really got a lot of very conservative gay people.
You could look at the figures from the last election
and realize that a third of the gay movement voted Republican.
- Kate Clinton

Now they call in all of the authority figures they can find and hire them -
the cost has gone up.
The picture may or may not get better,
but definitely, it gets more cumbersome.
- Don Bluth

I think my fascination is less with genre figures than with writers in general.
- Eric Brown

When I was there, something clicked in my head;
I found myself interviewing people,
searching out facts and figures.
Later on I became much more self-conscious of what I was doing.
- Joe Sacco

And the invention of transformations of certain figures
has become the most important in musical composition.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

Some people have compared the Klan images to ecclesiastical figures.
- Andres Serrano

There's a challenge to playing these fantasy figures
because they are fantasy figures.
You have to enter into this sort of imaginative world of the writer.
- Ralph Fiennes

This is an area where North Carolina does excel.
I have known more colorful North Carolina political
figures than I have colorless ones.
- Jesse Helms

When you're a writer you no longer see things with
the freshness of the normal person.
There are always two figures that work inside you.
- Brian Moore

I play, in real life, Kim, who is actually Marshall
Mathers ex-wife as of now.
She lies and says she is pregnant because she really
wants to keep him and he figures her out.
- Taryn Manning

Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains,
losses and disappointments; but let us have patience
and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.
- Joseph Addison

With Jack Abramoff under indictment,
a number of readers have suggested that now he might
flip and try to offer the feds some figures higher up the food-chain.
- Joshua Micah Marshall

Sometimes string figures were used to illustrate stories,
as in the case of an Eskimo example that depicts a man catching a salmon.
Sometimes they had magic or religious significance.
- Louis Leakey

I'm one of those people who figures that it will eventually sort itself out.
- Daryl Hannah

In the account book of the Great War the page recording
the Russian losses has been ripped out.
The figures are unknown.
Five millions, or eight? We ourselves know not.
- Paul von Hindenburg

I was a big Nancy Drew reader.
Nancy figures it out.
Case closed.
- Sarah Vowell

Steve McQueen was from a time when you didn't know
every little dirty thing about our public figures.
He and James Dean were very mysterious,
archetypal American heroes.
- Sheryl Crow

It no longer bothers me that I may be constantly searching for father figures;
by this time,
I have found several and dearly enjoyed knowing them all.
- Alice Walker

Pleasure resorts are like film stars and royalty...
embarrassed by the figures they cut in the fantasies
of people who have never met them.
- Doris Lessing

They say it figures MTV would do such a vulgar,
awful, horrible show and they completely miss that
it's satirizing the people who watch MTV.
- Mike Judge

In bad weather, I spent hours drawing action figures on paper,
coloring them, backing them on cardboard,
then cutting them out and creating whole stories around their lives.
- Terry Brooks

It is very difficult to know what may be in the back
of the mind of public figures.
- Robert Bourassa

Virtue looks good but it only suits imposing figures.
- Frank Wedekind

The cloud of doubt that surrounds political figures
tends to remain and never dissipate or be clarified.
- Bob Woodward

The best artist has that thought alone Which is contained within the marble shell;
The sculptor's hand can only break the spell To free
the figures slumbering in the stone.
- Michelangelo

I worked hard at memorizing lists of facts and figures,
and carried with me a book of facts.
- Charles Van Doren

I chose faces and figures as my subject matter simply
due to the fact that the human form is already beautiful art.
- Frank Bruno

Pioneers may be picturesque figures,
but they are often rather lonely ones.
- Nancy Astor

Greed probably figures in my intellectual life as well,
as I attempt to absorb a massive amount of information
with consequent mental indigestion.
- Etty Hillesum

It would be unthinkable in Canadian public life today
for the public inauguration of our supreme political
figures to be accompanied by prayer.
- Stockwell Day

In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person.
Yes, it is women who keep the church going.
- Don Marquis

Our best teachers do more than impart facts and figures -
they inspire and encourage students and instill a true desire to learn.
That's a fine art in itself.
- Sonny Perdue

There needs to be a planned series of speeches,
interviews, etc., over the next two or three months
by administration officials and other public figures
talking about President Ford,
what he is trying to do and what he has accomplished.
- Robert Teeter

Drilling in the refuge will not solve America's energy problem.
The Energy Department's own figures show that drilling
would not change gas prices by more than a penny a gallon,
and this would be 20 years from now.
- Lois Capps

Recently I've been collecting Star Wars figures again.
When I was a kid I couldn't afford them.
Now I can so I've been buying them and keeping them
in their box for a later date when they'll be worth a lot of money.
- Mackenzie Crook

After a couple of failed attempts, I came up with a
weird tuning where I was dropping the G string down
a step so that it became a seventh,
and it got me to a place where I could play all these figures fairly easily.
It was not an easy thing to work out.
- Lindsey Buckingham

That moment was very important because it was political.
That's what has to be done, so they struck a deal.
She figures his is a well-thought-out motivation that
she felt was worthy trade-off.
The motivation here is survival, and she has to think like a leader.
- Mary McDonnell

I can't really put it in one sentence because although
on one hand Preacher is about faith and yes it is also about,
I suppose, the search for God, the search for faith
and the manipulation and the abuse committed by figures
in whom I suppose people have faith.
- Garth Ennis

Many of us have been conditioned to trust others' opinions
more than our own, and I believe that sort of trust is excessive.
This is especially true with regard to authority figures -
doctors, lawyers, priests. I trust my doctor's intentions toward me,
but I don't blindly follow his suggestions
without checking other sources also.
He was trained to prescribe a pill for everything,
and does it with the best of intentions,
but I often choose to trust God's quiet voice inside me
rather than my doctor's medical advice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are even more statues of Robert Burns than of
any other figure in world literature.
Indeed if we discount figures of religion,
then only Christopher Columbus has more statues than he worldwide.
- Len G. Murray

As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair,
to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings,
of heroes and murderers of the day.
The dead now had that same unreality,
which shocks without arousing pity.
- Ernst Toller

On two occasions I have been asked, 'Pray,
Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures,
will the right answers come out?' I am not able rightly
to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.
- Charles Babbage

My favorite subject probably was math.
I love math.
Figures just intrigue me.
I was really good at math.
English probably was my worst subject.
But I used to write a lot of poetry.
I used to write poetry all the time.
- Herschel Walker

So right off, I'm going to have to say that a lot of
people have been comparing Life Is Killing Me to World Coming Down,
and I think a lot of those people equate art and sales figures,
and I don't do that.
- Josh Silver

That first week, I also went to Washington.
That was really tough.
I sympathize with those Washington figures who have
to face 40 Times Washington bureau reporters.
They ask hard questions and they're relentless.
And they were quite suspicious and quite dubious about me.
- Daniel Okrent


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