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Inaccuracy Quotes

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Accuracy of statement is one of the first elements of truth;
inaccuracy is a near kin to falsehood.
- Tryon Edwards

Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty;
inaccuracy,
of dishonesty.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

A little inaccuracy sometimes saves a ton of explanation.
- Hector Hugh Munro

I do not mind lying, but I hate inaccuracy.
- Samuel Butler

 

Man seeks to escape himself in myth,
and does so by any means at his disposal.
Drugs, alcohol, or lies.
Unable to withdraw into himself, he disguises himself.
Lies and inaccuracy give him a few moments of comfort.
- Jean Cocteau

Accuracy of language is one of the bulwarks of truth.
- Anna Jameson

Accuracy of observation is the equivalent of accuracy of thinking.
- Wallace Stevens

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If observed facts of undoubted accuracy will not fit
any of the alternatives it leaves open,
the system itself is in need of reconstruction.
- Talcott Parsons

The game of life is a game of boomerangs.
Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or
later with astounding accuracy.
- Florence Scovel Shinn

Accuracy is, in every case, advantageous to beauty,
and just reasoning to delicate sentiment.
In vain would we exalt the one by depreciating the other.
- David Hume

How or by what magic is it, that we convey our thoughts
to one another with such case and accuracy?
- Henry Martyn

Employ every economy consistent with thoroughness,
accuracy and reliability.
- Arthur C. Nielsen

Success produces confidence; confidence relaxes industry,
and negligence ruins the reputation which accuracy had raised.
- Ben Jonson

All I want to see from an actor is the intensity and
accuracy of their listening.
- Alan Rickman

In some instances, the accuracy of past-life memories
can be objectively verified,
sometimes with remarkable detail.
- Stanislav Grof

The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation,
plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable
training in accuracy of eye and hand.
- Thomas Huxley

Everybody knows there is no fineness or accuracy of suppression;
if you hold down one thing,
you hold down the adjoining.
- Saul Bellow

If I know you're very good in music,
I can predict with just about zero accuracy whether
you're going to be good or bad in other things.
- Howard Gardner

Watch every detail that affects the accuracy of your work.
- Arthur C. Nielsen

Whoever said love is blind is dead wrong.
Love is the only thing that lets us see each other
with the remotest accuracy.
- Martha Beck

I'm convinced you can combine this with reporting integrity and accuracy.
- Jack Brickhouse

Men were not intended to work with the accuracy of tools,
to be precise and perfect in all their actions.
- John Ruskin

The greatest felony in the news business today is to be behind,
or to miss a big story.
So speed and quantity substitute for thoroughness and quality,
for accuracy and context.
- Carl Bernstein

Fast is fine, but accuracy is everything.
- Wyatt Earp

A racing tipster who only reached Hitler's level of
accuracy would not do well for his clients.
- A. J. P. Taylor

Accuracy is to a newspaper what virtue is to a lady,
but a newspaper can always print a retraction.
- Charles Revson

We know something of the history of the spread of Christianity,
but much passed from recorded memory and much was transmitted
by tradition whose accuracy has been repeatedly questioned.
- Kenneth Scott Latourette

I have always made an effort to render every detail
of my reality with the greatest accuracy;
but I have never paid attention to whether my presentation
of historical facts was an exact one.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

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

I think that's because believable action is based on authenticity,
and accuracy is very important to me.
I always spend time researching my novels,
exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I'm using for their setting.
- Sidney Sheldon

In the plays - that's where I go crazy.
But my prose has a much lighter touch;
it's not trying to thrill with language,
just to be more truthful.
I'm not concerned with the accuracy of anything.
We don't get to the truth of anything with facts.
- Denis Johnson

Sensorial perception, for example, certainly occurs
with greater or less accuracy according to the degree of interest;
it is constantly given other directions by the change
of external stimuli and by ideas.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

There is a huge difference between journalism and advertising.
Journalism aspires to truth.
Advertising is regulated for truth.
I'll put the accuracy of the average ad in this country
up against the average news story any time.
- Jef I. Richards

A self-fulfilling prophecy is an assumption or prediction that,
purely as a result of having been made,
cause the expected or predicted event to occur and
thus confirms its own 'accuracy.'
- Paul Watzlawick

We measure very carefully what the positives are and
I think it is less than one tenth of one percent,
so we are very pleased with the accuracy of our biometric
checks and we continue to monitor that.
- Asa Hutchinson

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

Writing is a dance with the uncertainties of language.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The most dangerous phrase in the language is,
"We've always done it this way."
- Grace Hopper

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Language... has created the word "loneliness"
to express the pain of being alone.
And it has created the word "solitude"
to express the glory of being alone.
- Paul Tillich

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear,
and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

FEAR is an acronym in the English language
for "False Evidence Appearing Real."
- Neale Donald Walsch

The language of Friendship is not words, but meanings.
It is an intelligence above language.
- Henry David Thoreau

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language
that can transcend political or social boundaries.
- Jimmy Carter

One of the greatest cause of unhappiness -
perhaps even the only cause of unhappiness - is comparison.
I remember as a young child hearing my mother say,
"Comparisons are odious."
That is one of the oldest sayings in the English language,
and one of the most important.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The more you explain it, the more I don't understand it.
- Mark Twain

I personally think we developed language
because of our deep need to complain.
- Lily Tomlin

A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
- W. H. Auden

The protean nature of the computer is such that it
can act like a machine or like a language to be shaped and exploited.
- Alan Kay

Use what language you will,
you can never say anything but what you are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
- Herbie Hancock

We don't have a language for the senses.
Feelings are images,
sensations are like musical sounds.
- Anais Nin

Drawing on my fine command of the English language,
I said nothing.
- Robert Benchley

No heirloom of humankind captures the past as do art and language.
- Theodore Bikel

So women are at the beginning of building a language,
and not all women are conscious of it.
- Judy Chicago

Music is the soul of language.
- Max Heindel

The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things -
of numerous communications networks that all speak
the same digital language.
- Jim Clark

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

The most important words in the English language
are not "I love you" but "It's benign."
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

The language of excitement is at best picturesque merely.
You must be calm before you can utter oracles.
- Henry David Thoreau

By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth.
- George Carlin

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
- Larry Wall

On what rests the hope of the republic? One country,
one language, one flag!
- Alexander Henry

Poetry is language at its most distilled and most powerful.
- Rita Dove

Painting is by nature a luminous language.
- Robert Delaunay

Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet,
respectful tones, but in a foreign language.
You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.
- Judith Martin

I lived in England to learn English.
When I went to England for the first time,
it was like being on the Moon.
I had no friends, I couldn't speak the language.
I was very isolated.
- Jean Alesi

If the president is going to use so much language of theology and the Bible,
then let's use that language for a serious discussion about the war in Iraq.
And that was never done.
- Jim Wallis

I have the handicap of being born with a special language
to which I alone have the key.
- Gustave Flaubert

War is what happens when language fails.
- Margaret Atwood

Lie detection is like language; there is a learning window.
Telling whoppers to small children seems to be a family
tradition in many families.
- Keith Henson


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