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Quantity Quotes

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For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is the quality of our work which will please God
and not the quantity.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Badness you can get easily, in quantity;
the road is smooth,
and it lies close by, But in front of excellence the
immortal gods have put sweat,
and long and steep is the way to it.
- Hesiod

Number is different from quantity.
- Gregory Bateson

 

Rather, for all objects and experiences,
there is a quantity that has optimum value.
Above that quantity, the variable becomes toxic.
To fall below that value is to be deprived.
- Gregory Bateson

There's not a good poet I know who has not at the beck
and call of his memory a vast quantity of poetry that
composes his mental library.
- Anthony Hecht

It is not the quantity but the quality of knowledge
which determines the mind's dignity.
- William Ellery Channing

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It will be readily admitted, that a degree conferred by an university,
ought to be a pledge to the public that he who holds
it possesses a certain quantity of knowledge.
- Charles Babbage

If I cannot overwhelm with my quality,
I will overwhelm with my quantity.
- Emile Zola

The law in question asserts, that the quantity of force
which can be brought into action in the whole of Nature is unchangeable,
and can neither be increased nor diminished.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

Knowledge is like money: to be of value it must circulate,
and in circulating it can increase in quantity and,
hopefully, in value.
- Louis L'Amour

What makes a specific quality or quantity of innovation
retain its intense newness over the years?
- Brian Ferneyhough

It is impossible, in principle, to explain any pattern
by invoking a single quantity.
- Gregory Bateson

It is quality rather than quantity that matters.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

If one introduces the concept of energy of an earthquake
then that is a theoretically derived quantity.
- Charles Francis Richter

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

It is our best work that God wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion.
I think he must prefer quality to quantity.
- George MacDonald

I consider it top priority to improve water quality
and increase water quantity in my community.
- Joe Baca

There is a great discovery still to be made in literature,
that of paying literary men by the quantity they do not write.
- Thomas Carlyle

Gold, on the contrary, though of little use compared with air or water,
will exchange for a great quantity of other goods.
- David Ricardo

Nothing of the kind; they do all these things in their houses and sheds,
with common charcoal fires, and a quantity of straw
to stop up the crevices in the doors and windows.
- Robert Fortune

Simplicity is the final achievement.
After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes,
it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
- Frederic Chopin

We can make a commitment to promote vegetables and
fruits and whole grains on every part of every menu.
We can make portion sizes smaller and emphasize quality over quantity.
And we can help create a culture - imagine this -
where our kids ask for healthy options instead of resisting them.
- Michelle Obama

It is the quality of lending over the quantity of lending.
- Lewis Thompson Preston

It is not of the essence of mathematics to be conversant
with the ideas of number and quantity.
- George Boole

The strength and power of a country depends absolutely
on the quantity of good men and women in it.
- John Ruskin

It's difficult to get started-when it comes to dealing
with an unknown quantity,
people are reluctant to trust their own opinion.
It helps if two or three people give you a boost.
- Lyle Lovett

Gold and silver, like other commodities,
have an intrinsic value, which is not arbitrary,
but is dependent on their scarcity, the quantity of
labour bestowed in procuring them,
and the value of the capital employed in the mines which produce them.
- David Ricardo

There were sometimes from forty to sixty English machines,
but unfortunately the Germans were often in the minority.
With them quality was more important than quantity.
- Manfred von Richthofen

The first requisite of a sound monetary system is that
it put the least possible power over the quantity or
quality of money in the hands of the politicians.
- Henry Hazlitt

Quantity in food is more to be regarded than quality.
A full meal is a great enemy both to study and industry.
- Samuel Richardson

Education alone can conduct us to that enjoyment which is,
at once, best in quality and infinite in quantity.
- Horace Mann

We are rich in the quantity of songs rather than in the quality.
The singer has to go through hundreds of compositions
before he finds one that really says something.
- Alma Gluck

Everyone who comes out does a very foolish thing in
bringing such a quantity of clothes that he never wants.
- William John Wills

The only thing I do worry about is that the more films
I do the more visible I am going to become as a personality
because of press and because of the sheer quantity of films.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

The trouble with the public is that there is too much of it;
what we need in public is less quantity and more quality.
- Don Marquis

Each year, therefore, a dollar spent on alcoholic beverages
has purchased a smaller quantity.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity
of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
- William Allen White

Talent is a matter of quantity.
Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
- Jules Renard

The first truth for special operations is that quality
is more important than quantity.
- Hugh Shelton

The numbers may be said to rule the whole world of quantity,
and the four rules of arithmetic may be regarded as
the complete equipment of the mathematician.
- James C. Maxwell

Though I have no productive worth, I have a certain
value as an indestructible quantity.
- Alice James

In the same manner if any nation wasted part of its wealth,
or lost part of its trade, it could not retain the
same quantity of circulating medium which it before possessed.
- David Ricardo

Because of my age and because there's more work on the small screen.
What it's missing in quality it makes up for in quantity.
From an actor's selfish point of view.
- Cesar Romero

An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper
in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect
symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen.
- Irving Babbitt

I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about
bad men not looking you in the face.
Don't trust that conventional idea.
Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week,
if there is anything to be got by it.
- Charles Dickens

Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element
whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine,
and a relative element which might be,
either by turns or all at once, period,
fashion, moral, passion.
- Jean-Luc Godard

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast
quantity of face within a comparatively short time,
but the ability to form judgments requires the severe
discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
- Calvin Coolidge

If a commodity were in no way useful,
- in other words, if it could in no way contribute to our gratification,
- it would be destitute of exchangeable value,
however scarce it might be, or whatever quantity of
labour might be necessary to procure it.
- David Ricardo

In this case, the particle formed has correspondingly less energy,
whereas the product nucleus passes into the ground
state with emission of the quantity of energy saved as gamma radiation.
- Walther Bothe

To say that most of us today are purely expansive is
only another way of saying that most of us continue
to be more concerned with the quantity than with the
quality of our democracy.
- Irving Babbitt

The belief is growing on me that the disease is communicated
by the bite of the mosquito...
She always injects a small quantity of fluid with her bite -
what if the parasites get into the system in this manner.
- Ronald Ross

If the quantity of labour realized in commodities,
regulate their exchangeable value, every increase of
the quantity of labour must augment the value of that
commodity on which it is exercised,
as every diminution must lower it.
- David Ricardo

As the revenue of the farmer is realized in raw produce,
or in the value of raw produce, he is interested,
as well as the landlord, in its high exchangeable value,
but a low price of produce may be compensated to him
by a great additional quantity.
- David Ricardo

In the twelve months immediately preceding the outbreak;
of war,
the quantity of spirits, both domestic and imported
released for sale in Canada,
amounted to over three and a half million proof gallons.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

All things will be produced in superior quantity and quality,
and with greater ease, when each man works at a single occupation,
in accordance with his natural gifts,
and at the right moment, without meddling with anything else.
- Plato

But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity,
I shall remain till I collect as much as possible,
and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.
- Christopher Columbus

To those who ask what the infinitely small quantity in mathematics is,
we answer that it is actually zero.
Hence there are not so many mysteries hidden in this
concept as they are usually believed to be.
- Leonhard Euler

Wales was in ancient times divided into three parts nearly equal,
consideration having been paid, in this division,
more to the value than to the just quantity or proportion of territory.
- Giraldus Cambrensis

That's a problem.
I mean, like any sort of growing startup organization,
we are sort of overwhelmed by our growth.
And that means we're getting enormous quantity of whistleblower
disclosures of a very high caliber,
but don't have enough people to actually process and vet this information.
- Julian Assange

It is not by the absolute quantity of produce obtained by either class,
that we can correctly judge of the rate of profit,
rent, and wages, but by the quantity of labour required to obtain that produce.
- David Ricardo

Value denotes a relation reciprocally existing between two objects,
and the precise relation which it denotes is the quantity
of the one which can be obtained in exchange for a
given quantity of the other.
- Nassau William Senior

Corn is the leading food and feed crop of the United
States in geographic range of production,
acreage, and quantity of product.
The vital importance of a large acreage of this crop,
properly cared for, therefore, is obvious.
- David F. Houston

In bodies moved, the motion is received,
increased, diminished, or lost, according to the relations
of the quantity of matter and velocity;
each diversity is uniformity,
each change is constancy.
- Charles de Secondat

Everyone is looking for the sure thing.
They are looking to hedge their bet.
They think the way to do that is to go with a proven quantity,
a remake of something you have already seen.
That is their mindset.
- Leonard Maltin

I am not one of the great composers.
All the great have produced enormously.
There is everything in their work - the best and the worst,
but there is always quantity.
But I have written relatively little.
- Maurice Ravel

What appeared to the earlier physicists to be the constant
quantity of heat is nothing more than the whole motive
power of the motion of heat,
which remains constant so long as it is not transformed
into other forms of work,
or results afresh from them.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

We were totally unprepared for such a large quantity of visitors,
and in view of the preservation of the antiquities
they being very crowded and in poor preservation,
we were obliged to refuse admission until some preparation
was made to safeguard the objects.
- Howard Carter

The older view of the nature of heat was that it is a substance,
very fine and imponderable indeed, but indestructible,
and unchangeable in quantity, which is an essential
fundamental property of all matter.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

Having money is rather like being a blond.
It is more fun but not vital.
- Mary Quant

Fashion is a tool...
to compete in life outside the home.
People like you better, without knowing why,
because people always react well to a person they like the looks of.
- Mary Quant


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