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Scale Quotes

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There are very few human beings who receive the truth,
complete and staggering, by instant illumination.
Most of them acquire it fragment by fragment,
on a small scale, by successive developments,
cellularly, like a laborious mosaic.
- Anais Nin

Related topics: Wisdom

I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale,
you could not ignore its beauty.
- Georgia O'Keeffe

The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return.
It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale.
- Arthur C. Clarke

My grandfather, along with Carnegie,
was a pioneer in philanthropy,
which my father then practiced on a very large scale.
- David Rockefeller

 

The twentieth century has exhibited a barbarism and
lack of respect for human life on a massive scale just about unknown before.
- Ron Silver

Large-scale public projects require the agreement of large numbers of people.
- Thom Mayne

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

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Of course, DeMille never did anything on a small scale.
- Clint Walker

Crossing the Penobscot, one found a visible descent
in the scale of humanity.
- Francis Parkman

Historically, the notes of scale systems anywhere have
been based on these pure harmonics.
- Lara St.
John

Power doesn't have to be on such a big scale for powerful things to occur.
Within your own home, you can be a powerful woman as a mother,
influencing your children's lives.
- Jill Scott

Today's restaurant is theater on a grand scale.
- Marian Burros

Our form of democracy is bribery, on the highest scale.
- Gore Vidal

No publisher in America improved a paper so quickly on so grand a scale,
took a paper that was marginal in qualities and brought
it to excellence as Otis Chandler did.
- David Halberstam

I have nothing new to teach the world.
Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills.
All I have done is to try experiments
in both on as vast a scale as I could.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

War is the slaughter of human beings,
temporarily regarded as enemies, on as large a scale as possible.
- Jeanette Rankin

Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians.
If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The
Muppets would take seats in senate.
- Orson Welles

I am not that concerned that innovation in some large
scale sense will suddenly and abruptly shift from one
part of the world to another.
- Craig Mundie

Dimension regulated the general scale of the work,
so that the parts may all tell and be effective.
- Marcus V. Pollio

Whenever I heard the song of a bird and the answering call of its mate,
I could visualize the notes in scale,
all built up within my consciousness as a natural symphony.
- William Christopher Handy

On a cosmic scale, our life is insignificant,
yet this brief period when we appear in the world is
the time in which all meaningful questions arise.
- Paul Ricoeur

Justice turns the scale, bringing to some learning through suffering.
- Aeschylus

The tax relief that this Congress has given now in
terms of four tax cuts has overwhelmingly gone to the
people at the very top of the income scale in America.
- Richard Neal

These are the multinationals, like General Motors and Nestle;
these are the big industrial groups that weigh,
on the monetary scale, much more than big countries like Egypt.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

How many women does one need to sing the scale of love all the way up and down?
- Georg Buchner

I think anyone that thought that we were coming in
as a bunch of liberal Democrats to deliver more large-scale
social programs was nuts.
I sure didn't expect it.
- Donna Shalala

War is chaotic and when you start having a larger scale
film and you have a lot of safety protocols and choreography,
I would imagine it becomes more difficult.
- Adrien Brody

Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only
balance to weigh friends.
- Plutarch

Is an intelligent human being likely to be much more
than a large-scale manufacturer of misunderstanding?
- Philip Roth

Yahoo!
is the only company with both scale and leadership
in branded and search advertising.
- Terry Semel

On my parents' scale of values, the more Western something was,
the more cultured it was considered.
- Amos Oz

A cloud is made of billows upon billows upon billows that look like clouds.
As you come closer to a cloud you don't get something smooth,
but irregularities at a smaller scale.
- Benoit Mandelbrot

We can scale the heights of mountains and see the world rayed out before us,
but we fail to recognize that which is before us.
- Ruth St.
Denis

What we can do as individuals may not be very much on the global scale,
but we have to start the change by living as we are teaching.
- Harri Holkeri

Man knows that the world is not made on a human scale;
and he wishes that it were.
- Andre Malraux

What we need to do is really improve energy efficiency standards,
develop in full scale renewable and alternative energy
and use the one resource we have in abundance,
our creativity.
- Lois Capps

Success on any major scale requires you to accept responsibility...
in the final analysis, the one quality that all successful people have...
is the ability to take on responsibility.
- Michael Korda

We live in an ascending scale when we live happily,
one thing leading to another in an endless series.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

I'm glad to see the press now referring to the open-ended Richter scale.
- Charles Francis Richter

I suppose subconsciously I was thinking in terms of
having the scale of it matching the scale of the images.
Hence the sort of string quartet, jazz band and electronic stuff.
- Jonny Greenwood

With bass, especially bottom end, the vibration has
to happen on stage otherwise the feel is wrong.
This is why you can't scale the equipment down too far.
- John Entwistle

It seems there's a sliding scale between the money
they spend on a movie and its creativity.
- Nicholas Lea

RFID is going to get its technical embedding time it
needs as serious players are not going to get involved
on a sufficient scale with something that might not work.
- Mike Marsh

I'm 25, so I've already gone through what my character Ged goes through,
though it's on a general scale because I haven't studied at a wizard's school.
- Shawn Ashmore

It is the emergence of mass media which makes possible
the use of propaganda techniques on a societal scale.
- Jacques Ellul

I want my word to be up to the scale of the feat of
arms performed by the Russian soldier.
- Andrei Platonov

Money isn't the most important thing in life,
but it's reasonably close to oxygen on the "gotta have it" scale.
- Zig Ziglar

On the molecular scale, you find it's reasonable to
have a machine that does a million steps per second,
a mechanical system that works at computer speeds.
- K. Eric Drexler

The essence of life is statistical improbability on a colossal scale.
- Richard Dawkins

I have been working, as emergency relief coordinator,
on an international scale, very hard to build a wider
alliance of partners in assistance efforts.
- Jan Egeland

Should I be the happy mortal destined to turn the scale of war,
will you not rejoice, O my father?
- Zebulon Pike

Thus I was able to make pioneering measurements of
the height and physical scale of plasma clouds in the
ionosphere and also to estimate wind speeds in this region.
- Antony Hewish

My MELD score was pretty high.
And the worse you get on that scale,
the sooner you get a transplant.
It's based on how sick you are.
And believe me, I was pretty sick.
- Pat Summerall

Could anything justify the extermination of civilians on such a scale?
- Wilfred Burchett

I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing.
I admire him.
I pity the creature who does not work,
at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
- Theodore Roosevelt

Georgian architecture respected the scale of both the
individual and the community.
- Stephen Gardiner

First I would probably place men at the bottom of the food chain.
On a grander scale, I would say they're reacting to change.
Feminism has got to be part of that.
- Neil LaBute

The modern form of things had begun to appeal to me,
also (as material for satire) politics,
and the lives of the great and little,
high up in the social scale.
- Laurence Housman

Anything you build on a large scale or with intense passion invites chaos.
- Francis Ford Coppola

My first encounter with a Kelly was not on a musical scale.
It was from primary school.
Dave and I went to primary school together and we were like boy scouts.
- Wayne Wonder

It seems to me that you would have to write a novel on a very small,
intimate scale for it not to become political.
- Jonathan Coe

Now all we need is to continue to speak the truth fearlessly,
and we shall add to our number those who will turn
the scale to the side of equal and full justice in all things.
- Lucy Stone

It is in the nature of the New Yorker to be as topical as possible,
on a level that is often small in scale and playful in intention.
- Brendan Gill

That was the most exciting period, I think:
at first,
when you get the success on that really large scale.
- Phil Collen

We must not expect a full-scale peaceful revolution
every time a Labour Government is elected.
- Roy Jenkins

Songwriting is the other weight on the opposite side
of the scale from touring.
They balance me out creatively.
- Tommy Shaw

I like to act.
I work for scale.
I don't have an acting agent.
I'm in the book.
- John Sayles

We know now that in modern warfare, fought on any considerable scale,
there can be no possible economic gain for any side.
Win or lose, there is nothing but waste and destruction.
- Lester B. Pearson

There is still need to think and plan,
but on a different scale, and along different lines.
- C. S. Forester

The Negro, however, has been tested on an extensive scale.
- Ellsworth Huntington

You start way down on a low B flat on the tuba and
you have a chromatic scale;
you can match the colours all the way up,
till you get to the top of the trumpet.
- Gerry Mulligan


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