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To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition,
in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Related topics: Art

A very receptive state of mind...
not unlike a sheet of film itself - seemingly inert,
yet so sensitive that a fraction of a second's exposure conceives a life in it.
- Minor White

Every person has only so much attention to give,
and politics and government takes up only a fraction
of what it did 25 years ago.
- Robert Teeter

The work that is truly productive is the domain of
a steadily smaller and more elite fraction of humanity.
- Vernor Vinge

 

Then in a fraction of a second, I realized that these
sportsmen were not anyone's enemies.
- Bill Toomey

Of all the creative work produced by humans anywhere,
a tiny fraction has continuing commercial value.
For that tiny fraction, the copyright is a crucially important legal device.
- Lawrence Lessig

Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second.
Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
- Paul Gauguin

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In 1969, when I graduated from Harvard Law School,
women and minorities made up a tiny fraction of the
first year associates accepted by top law firms.
- Jane Harman

A Rook is of the value of five Pawns and a fraction,
and may be exchanged for a minor Piece and two Pawns.
Two Rooks may be exchanged for three minor Pieces.
- Howard Staunton

The factor most ignored in discussing interstellar
flight is the kinetic energy that must be invested
in the ship to make its tons of matter move at a substantial
fraction of the speed of light.
- Barney Oliver

I had now arrived at my seventeenth year,
and had attained my full height, a fraction over six feet.
I was well endowed with youthful energy,
and was of an extremely sanguine temperament.
- Henry Bessemer

Perhaps I am doomed to retrace my steps under the illusion that I am exploring,
doomed to try and learn what I should simply recognize,
learning a mere fraction of what I have forgotten.
- Andre Breton

If you consider that a typical Central American consumer
earns only a small fraction of an average American worker's wages,
it becomes clear that CAFTA's true goal is not to the increase U.S.
exports.
- Stephen F. Lynch

Since stepping down as laboratory director in 1999,
I have devoted an increasing fraction of my time to international issues.
I am involved with energy, environment,
and sustainability issues, particularly as they involve
new energy sources free of greenhouse gases.
- Burton Richter

Certainly paleontologists have found samples of an
extremely small fraction,
only, of the earth's extinct species,
and even for groups that are most readily preserved
and found as fossils they can never expect to find more than a fraction.
- George G. Simpson

A large fraction of the most interesting scientists
have read a lot of SF at one time or another,
either early enough that it may have played a part
in their becoming scientists or at some later date
just because they liked the ideas.
- Frederik Pohl

I suspect that a substantial fraction of human problems in the world today,
not just cults, result from the mismatch between the
current environment and the environment in which we evolved.
- Keith Henson

Although when Christianity appeared the total population
of the planet was only a fraction of that of the twentieth century,
most of the earth's surface was quite outside the Mediterranean world,
Persia, India, and China.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

Last year the National Sorry Day Committee consulted
with stolen generations people in every State and Territory,
and concluded that programmes set up in response to
the Bringing Them Home Report are reaching only a small
fraction of those they are intended to help.
- Malcolm Fraser

Although Customs and Border Protection analyzes cargo
and other information to target specific shipments for closer inspection,
it still physically inspects only a small fraction
of the containers under its purview.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

To take photographs means to recognize -
simultaneously and within a fraction of a second -
both the fact itself and the rigorous organization
of visually perceived forms that give it meaning.
It is putting one's head, one's eye and one's heart on the same axis.
- Henri Cartier-Bresson

Perhaps, more importantly, I think that most human
beings realise only a fraction of the true potential of their minds,
so the spiritual or mystical, the things which remain
mysterious or unexplained have always drawn me to include
them in any scheme for a novel.
- Rose Tremain

What's happened with society is that we have created these devices,
computers, which already can register and process huge amounts of information,
which is a significant fraction of the amount of information
that human beings themselves,
as a species, can process.
- Seth Lloyd

Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries,
based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight.
Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each.
- Charles A. Jaffe

The happiness of life is made up of minute fractions -
the little,
soon forgotten charities of a kiss or a smile,
a kind look or heartfelt compliment.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Most men are individuals no longer so far as their business,
its activities, or its moralities are concerned.
They are not units but fractions.
- Charles Dickens

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

The margin between success and drama is fractional.
- Jacky Ickx

When I moved to Stanford I began to pursue the line
of research I have been following ever since,
namely trying to understand the larger implications
of fractional quantum hall discovery.
- Robert B. Laughlin

It has long been known that the chemical atomic weight
of hydrogen was greater than one-quarter of that of helium,
but so long as fractional weights were general there
was no particular need to explain this fact,
nor could any definite conclusions be drawn from it.
- Francis William Aston

Nowhere else in history has there ever been a flag
that stands for the right to burn itself.
This is the fractal of our flag.
It stands for the right to destroy itself.
- Ken Kesey

All paths are the same, leading nowhere.
Therefore, pick a path with heart!
- Carlos Castaneda

Pull the string, and it will follow wherever you wish.
Push it, and it will go nowhere at all.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

We climb the steps to nowhere - always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Worrying is like a rocking chair,
it gives you something to do,
but it gets you nowhere.
- Glenn Turner

Going nowhere faster will not get you somewhere.
- Alan Cohen

However carefully we plan our future,
we are always climbing the steps to nowhere.
While it is important to our happiness
that we have an intent for our lives,
it is equally crucial to accept in advance
that we truly have no idea how our lives will turn out -
and that is good.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Imagination will often carry us to worlds that never were.
But without it we go nowhere.
- Carl Sagan

There is nothing true anywhere,
The true is nowhere to be seen;
If you say you see the true,
This seeing is not the true one.
- Abraham Lincoln paraphrasing Lao Tzu' Tao te Ching

Work, look for peace and calm in work:
you will find it nowhere else.
- Dmitri Mendeleev

You will find poetry nowhere unless you bring some of it with you.
- Joseph Joubert

Dreams will get you nowhere, a good kick in the pants
will take you a long way.
- Baltasar Gracian

Minimal art went nowhere.
- Sol LeWitt

Nowhere to go but out, Nowhere to come but back.
- Benjamin Franklin King

I don't think that Yahoo or any other Internet company
should try to become a television network.
We will be nowhere if we have to create our own content.
- Terry Semel

There was never a nation great until it came to the
knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.
- Charles Dudley Warner

Nowhere probably is there more true feeling,
and nowhere worse taste, than in a churchyard.
- Benjamin Jowett

This was truly guerilla filmmaking.
We shot out in the middle of nowhere in a place called Delta Flats,
where basically every day was some new minor catastrophe.
- Jeri Ryan

We had our unhappy moments but they got channelled
into the kind of sadness that was necessary for singing
a song about going nowhere.
So it worked out very well I think.
- Tina Weymouth

As is the case with many Middle Eastern nations,
women are nowhere near equal to men when it comes to
basic freedoms and rights that we take for granted every day.
- Ginny B. Waite

What is interesting about self-analysis is that it leads nowhere -
it is an art form in itself.
- Anita Brookner

Philosophy: A route of many roads leading from nowhere to nothing.
- Ambrose Bierce

Fun without sell gets nowhere but sell without fun
tends to become obnoxious.
- Leo Burnett

When you see a woman who can go nowhere without a staff of admirers,
it is not so much because they think she is beautiful,
it is because she has told them they are handsome.
- Jean Giraudoux

The author, in his work, must be like God in the Universe,
present everywhere and visible nowhere.
- Gustave Flaubert

I thought I was going nowhere.
Now I can see there was a pattern.
- Kate DiCamillo

Consciousness is an end in itself.
We torture ourselves getting somewhere,
and when we get there it is nowhere,
for there is nowhere to get to.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The person attempting to travel two roads at once will get nowhere.
- Xun Zi

I don't think that bands that make it on their first
album are as strong as bands that don't:
there is nowhere to go but down.
- Randy Bachman

No matter how chaotic it is, wildflowers will still
spring up in the middle of nowhere.
- Sheryl Crow

I sometimes wonder what would've happened if I'd entered
the competition instead -
I'd probably have come nowhere and given up on the whole fiction game.
- Paul Kane

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

Writing a novel without being asked seems a bit like
having a baby when you have nowhere to live.
- Lucy Ellman

Celebrities are nowhere as rich as some people think they are.
- Robin Leach

Without imagination we can go nowhere.
And imagination is not restricted to the arts.
Every scientist I have met who has been a success has had to imagine.
- Rita Dove

Nobody's ever called me Sir Richard.
Occasionally in America, I hear people saying Sir Richard
and think there's some Shakespearean play taking place.
But nowhere else anyway.
- Richard Branson

Nowhere can man find a quieter or more untroubled retreat than in his own soul.
- Marcus Aurelius

Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people;
everywhere governments have forced and are forcing
Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects.
- Arthur Keith

The Republican form of government is the highest form of government:
but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature,
a type nowhere at present existing.
- Herbert Spencer

And then you take a look at Spaces, there is this great
innovation that came out of nowhere.
We have the number one blogging site in the world because
of the innovation that's there.
- Steve Ballmer

I have become a queer mixture of the East and the West,
out of place everywhere, at home nowhere.
- Jawaharlal Nehru


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