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Magnitude Quotes

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It is not the magnitude of our actions
but the amount of love
that is put into them that matters.
- Mother Teresa

Related topics: Love

A woodland in full color is awesome as a forest fire,
in magnitude at least, but a single tree is like a
dancing tongue of flame to warm the heart.
- Hal Borland

I suspect there have been a number of conspiracies
that never were described or leaked out.
But I suspect none of the magnitude and sweep of Watergate.
- Bob Woodward

Understanding reduces the greatest to simplicity,
and lack of its causes the least to take on the magnitude.
- Raymond Holliwell

 

There is another common misapprehension that the magnitude
scale is itself some kind of instrument or apparatus.
Visitors will frequently ask to 'see the scale.'
- Charles Francis Richter

It is the direction and not the magnitude which is
to be taken into consideration.
- Thomas Paine

We have witnessed the most extraordinary devastation.
The magnitude of the situation is unbelievable.
It's just heartbreaking.
- Kathleen Blanco

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But nobody predicted anything of this magnitude in terms of resistance.
And in part, the magnitude of the resistance was spurred
by our failures in reconstruction.
- Wayne White

We live in an age where anonymity is growing in magnitude like a bomb going off.
- Jock Sturges

People are slow to claim confidence in undertakings of magnitude.
- Ovid

In the U.S.A.
or Europe there is no realistic way to estimate the type,
magnitude, or probability of the risk,
nor any way to narrow down the potentially affected regions.
- Jurgen Habermas

The method of magnitude estimation provided a direct measure of sensation.
- Stanley Smith Stevens

My amateur interest in astronomy brought out the term 'magnitude,'
which is used for the brightness of a star.
- Charles Francis Richter

I couldn't help but be impressed by the magnitude of the earthquake.
- Dan Quayle

The magnitude of the atomic weight determines the character of the element,
just as the magnitude of the molecule determines the
character of a compound body.
- Dmitri Mendeleev

As more information becomes available,
and the magnitude of the storm's impact becomes even more apparent,
it becomes clear that this recovery will be lengthy.
- Jo Bonner

For most people, we often marvel at the beauty of a
sunrise or the magnificence of a full moon,
but it is impossible to fathom the magnitude of the
universe that surrounds us.
- Richard H. Baker

A reprisal of this magnitude...
has never been carried out before.
I paced back and forth in my room perplexed and completely depressed,
feeling helpless.
- Moshe Sharett

A tragedy is a representation of an action that is
whole and complete and of a certain magnitude.
A whole is what has a beginning and middle and end.
- Aristotle

Government is either organized benevolence or organized madness;
its peculiar magnitude permits no shading.
- John Updike

It is often said that the magnitude of a people is
measured by their ability to know how to win.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

We are each other's magnitude and bond.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

First, those images help us understand the general
and specific magnitude of disaster caused by the tsunami.
The huge outpouring of aid would not have happened without those images.
- Bruce Jackson

There are more active volcanoes beneath the sea than
on land by two orders of magnitude.
- Robert Ballard

When one is required to preside over the Church,
and be entrusted with the care of so many souls,
the whole female sex must retire before the magnitude of the task,
and the majority of men also.
- John Chrysostom

There is no single development, in either technology or management technique,
which by itself promises even one order-of-magnitude
improvement within a decade in productivity,
in reliability, in simplicity.
- Frederick P. Brooks, Jr.

The consequences of things are not always proportionate
to the apparent magnitude of those events that have produced them.
Thus the American Revolution, from which little was expected,
produced much; but the French Revolution,
from which much was expected, produced little.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Since then, I have worked with the group that commissioned
and improved the ring and that is now preparing the
construction of a second ring to increase the p stacking
rate by an order of magnitude.
- Simon van der Meer

For, with pure water the inversion of cane sugar scarcely
proceeds and subsequently it required very thorough,
difficult studies before this effect and its order
of magnitude were established.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

That was kind of scary.
You got the sense as a little kid that you might be at risk now,
and then you're like, 'Why are we at risk? It's because
my grandfather is in charge of all of this.'
You can't really realize the magnitude of a job like that when you are eight.
- Lauren Bush

I know my own soul, how feeble and puny it is:
I know the magnitude of this ministry,
and the great difficulty of the work;
for more stormy billows vex the soul of the priest
than the gales which disturb the sea.
- John Chrysostom

As a consequence, progress has come to mean simply more power,
more profit, more productivity, more paper prosperity,
all of which are convertible into standards concerned
only with size or magnitude rather than quality or excellence.
- Alex Campbell

Australia is properly speaking an island,
but it is so much larger than every other island on the face of the globe,
that it is classed as a continent in order to convey
to the mind a just idea of its magnitude.
- Charles Sturt

Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect,
since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality,
in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds
in things which are limited.
- Gottfried Leibniz

We knew all along we were making a good show,
so its success was not a surprise to me.
What has surprised me is the magnitude of this show's success.
More people see me now in one episode than saw me in
20 years of movies and theater!
- William Petersen

Incidentally, the usual designation of the magnitude
scale to my name does less than justice to the great
part that Dr. Gutenberg played in extending the scale
to apply to earthquakes in all parts of the world.
- Charles Francis Richter

Also a great part of Polish industry proved to have
existed only to support the Soviet military industry,
and it became superfluous and incapable of being transformed into anything else.
We did not foresee that or the magnitude of these phenomena.
- Andrzej Wajda

We didn't do anything wrong, but among the lessons learned,
given the magnitude of the problems we now face in Afghanistan,
a major U.S.
force on the ground would convince the world we were
in for the long-haul recovery of a country devastated by 21 years of warfare.
- Alexander Haig

There could have been more planning in New Orleans,
but you look at all the devastation that happened there -
have we gotten to 3,000 deaths yet? For that magnitude of a disaster,
that's not all that bad.
- John Hickenlooper

At times, we forget the magnitude of the havoc we can
wreak by off-loading our minds onto super-intelligent machines,
that is, until they run away from us,
like mad sorcerers' apprentices, and drag us up to
the precipice for a look down into the abyss.
- Richard Dooling

Where all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective
guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits,
and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing.
- Hannah Arendt

Let us lose none of their humble words,
let us note their slightest gestures,
and tell me, tell me that we will think of them together,
now and later, when we realise the misery of the times
and the magnitude of their sacrifice.
- Georges Duhamel

It works both ways: there are victims of tragedy who
come to me who have experienced grief of such magnitude
that they cannot reconcile.
Likewise, I cannot change the mentality of those who
committed the crimes or the fools who followed them.
- Paddy Ashdown

Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world -
possibly none -
have a sufficiently thorough,
"big picture" understanding of the climate system to
be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming.
To the public, we all might seem like experts,
but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem.
- Roy Spencer

Every existence above a certain rank has its singular points;
the higher the rank the more of them.
At these points, influences whose physical magnitude
is too small to be taken account of by a finite being
may produce results of the greatest importance.
- James C. Maxwell

Great minds are related to the brief span of time during
which they live as great buildings are to a little
square in which they stand:
you cannot see them in all their magnitude because
you are standing too close to them.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

I repeatedly have to correct this belief.
In a sense, magnitude involves steps of 10 because
every increase of one magnitude represents a tenfold
amplification of the ground motion.
But there is no 'scale of 10' in the sense of an upper limit.
- Charles Francis Richter

For example, some stars put out large amounts of energy
in the infrared part of the spectrum,
so that this can produce a different relative magnitude
rating than using light energy from the middle of the spectrum.
- Charles Francis Richter

According to well-known electrodynamic laws,
an electron moving in a magnetic field is acted upon
by a force which runs perpendicular to the direction
of motion of the electron and to the direction of the magnetic field,
and whose magnitude is easily determined.
- Pieter Zeeman

The scenarios of biological or chemical warfare painted
in detail by the American media during the months after
September 11 only betray the inability of the government
to determine the magnitude of the danger.
- Jurgen Habermas

What emerged, of course, was that the magnitude scale
presupposed that all earthquakes were alike except
for a constant scaling factor.
And this proved to be closer to the truth than we expected.
- Charles Francis Richter

If we have a heart for the magnitudes of life,
it will not seem vain to believe that God Himself should guard it.
- George A. Smith

This is very similar to astronomy where different magnitudes
are assigned to the brightness of an astronomical object,
depending on the range of wavelengths being measured.
- Charles Francis Richter

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Tell your heart that the fear of suffering
is worse than the suffering itself.
- Paulo Coelho

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Set Life's Rhythm with Your Heart-Drum
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to paint life in bold colors;
set today's rhythm with your heart-drum;
walk today's march with courage;
create today as your celebration of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We attract abundance when we ask from a compassionate heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

Live boldly. Laugh Loudly. Love Truly.
Play as often as you can
Work as smart as you are able.
Share your heart as deeply as you can reach.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

All that is real is seen with the heart.
- Vivian Greene

You change your life by changing your heart.
- Max Lucado

Tears and laughter cleanse the heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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