Quotes of Calculation

“ Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living. ”

- Nicholas Negroponte

“ The chief justice developed a fever today and was taken to the Virginia Hospital Center for evaluation. ”

- Ed Turner

“ The only man who behaved sensibly was my tailor; he took my measurement anew every time he saw me, while all the rest went on with their old measurements and expected them to fit me. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ It's not the voting that's democracy, it's the counting. ”

- Tom Stoppard

“ The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. ”

- Sun tzu

“ The trouble with measurement is its seeming simplicity. ”

- Unknown

“ The trouble with measurement is its seeming simplicity. ”

- Unknown

“ The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ Evaluate what you want — because what gets measured, gets produced. ”

- James A. Belasco

“ New York is not Mecca. It just smells like it. ”

- Neil Simon

“ Control over computing belongs with users. ”

- Brandt Allen

“ Obvious" is the most dangerous word in mathematics. ”

- Unknown

“ I do not welcome such steps. The court should provide legal appraisal of this. ”

- Viktor Yushchenko

“ I wish to God these calculations had been executed by steam. ”

- Charles Babbage

“ For truth is truth to the end of reckoning. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Reason: The arithmetic of the emotions. ”

- Elbert Hubbard

“ God does arithmetic. ”

- Carl Friedrich Gauss

“ I don't have a problem with someone having plastic surgery, but I think it's crazy for everyone to have the same body. ”

- Eva Green

“ My overall assessment, Mr. Bolton, is that you have nothing but disdain for the United Nations. ”

- Barbara Boxer

“ All exact science is dominated by the idea of approximation. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ We should start figuring out how we get out of there. But with this understanding, we cannot leave a vacuum that further destabilizes the Middle East. ”

- Chuck Hagel

“ You need, as a historian, essential triangulation from your subject and the only way you get that triangulation is through time. ”

- Ken Burns

“ The desire to economize time and mental effort in arithmetical computations, and to eliminate human liability to error is probably as old as the science of arithmetic itself. ”

- Howard Aiken

“ There's a belief that it has probably passed. We'll see, but that's the general assessment that it has probably passed. ”

- Condoleezza Rice

“ The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation. ”

- Marquis De Custine

“ It is wonderful when a calculation is made, how little the mind is actually employed in the discharge of any profession. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product of reason and calculation. ”

- Charles Baudelaire

“ Courage does not consist in calculation, but in fighting against chances. ”

- John Henry Cardinal Newman

“ Calculation never made a hero. ”

- John Henry Cardinal Newman

“ At the beginning of every act of faith, there is often a seed of fear. For great acts of faith are seldom born out of calm calculation. ”

- Max L. Lucado
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