Averages Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 57 Quotes About Averages

#1. I never keep a scorecard or the batting averages. I hate statistics. What I got to know, I keep in my head. - Author: Dizzy Dean
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#2. Fennel, which is the spice for Wednesdays, the day of averages, of middle-aged people ... Fennel ... smelling of changes to come. - Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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#3. That's all baseball is, is numbers; it's run by numbers, averages, percentage and odds. Managers make their decisions based on the numbers. - Author: Rollie Fingers
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#4. The interesting thing about averages is that they hide the truth very effectively. - Author: Avinash Kaushik
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#5. Imagine if you had baseball cards that showed all the performance stats for your people: batting averages, home runs, errors, ERAs, win/loss records. You could see what they did well and poorly and call on the right people to play the right positions in a very transparent way. - Author: Ray Dalio
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#6. In cricket, as in no other game, a great master may well go back to the pavilion scoreless ... In no other game does the law of averages get to work so potently, so mysteriously. - Author: Neville Cardus
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#7. Since 2008, batters have hit only .175 against pitches thrown at 100 m.p.h. or above. Batting averages go up as the speed of the pitches goes down: .210 at 99, .213 at 98, .225 at 97, .242 at 96 and .252 at 95. - Author: Barry Bearak
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#8. It's the law of averages: put in more, come out with more. - Author: Bruce Lee
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#9. Five is very good, Milo," he observed with enthusiasm, spying a ray of hope. "That averages out to almost one combat mission every two months. And I'll bet your total doesn't even include the time you bombed us." "Yes, sir. It does. - Author: Joseph Heller
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#10. I run a program called Amer-I-Can. We've taught in prisons, schools, juvenile facilities and we teach in the community. We have the greatest record from the standpoint of dealing with grade point averages, disciplinary action and attendance in schools. - Author: Jim Brown
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#11. Ballplayers who are first to the dining room are usually last in batting averages. - Author: Jimmy Cannon
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#12. When I'm shooting, it averages out at a 16-hour day. You have two deadlines everyday - lunch and wrap. - Author: Lenny Abrahamson
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#13. The interpretation of medicine today is 'do your clinical values fall within a normal range?' Everything in the globe right now is in the law of averages, which mean absolutely nothing to individuals. - Author: Craig Venter
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#14. There's a game out there, and the stakes are high. And the guy who runs it figures the averages all day long and all night long. Once in a while he lets you steal a pot. But if you stay in the game long enough, you've got to lose. And once you've lost there's no way back, no way at all. - Author: Dalton Trumbo
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#15. The QSM Software Almanac is an invaluable resource. It establishes a norm for software projects, including best of class, worst of class and averages. In addition, it profiles the state of the art of software construction and enhancement. I wish I'd had this wonderful reference book years ago. - Author: Tom DeMarco
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#16. You know the law of averages says:
Anything will happen that can - Author: Steve Goodman
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#17. Mostly suck - it's the law of averages, I figure, especially when you're on the job. Then you cross paths with people like that. Bad shit's happened to them, seriously bad shit, but they still come out of it decent. - Author: J.D. Robb
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#18. He could not even take comfort in knowing that he had spent most of his adult life in dread of calamities had not materialized, because, by the law of averages, one of them was bound to come true one day. - Author: J.K. Rowling
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#19. There is just a lot of creativity and theatricality in performers who happen to be gay. Maybe there's a success in numbers, so by the law of averages we are going to get these jobs. - Author: Neil Patrick Harris
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#20. Especially with sports cars, when you have got so many cars on the track with various degrees of competitiveness, then something will happen. It's the nature of racing, the law of averages. If you want to be a front-runner then you are going to have to push very hard, and collisions can happen. - Author: Allan McNish
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#21. I have Twitter auto-post to my Facebook page, and I occasionally post things directly to Facebook as well. I've always noticed that the direct-to-Facebook approach generates far more likes, but I've never actually gone back and run the averages. - Author: Michael Arrington
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#22. If I can get a story about a player, I would give you a ship load of numbers, batting averages and all just for that one precious story. That's the kind of thing that I love to do. - Author: Vin Scully
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#23. A recent study of three thousand New England high-school kids shows that students with B averages or better enjoyed seventeen to thirty-three minutes more sleep and went to bed ten to fifty minutes earlier than students with C averages. - Author: Roger Angell
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#24. If you're constantly pushing yourself higher, higher, the law of averages - not to mention the myth of Icarus - predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do, I want you to know this, remember this: There is no such thing as failure. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#25. Characters in a book are very much like personalities divvied up within a family. In the end, it all averages out to a sort of overall averageness. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#26. Environment-based education produces student gains in social studies, science, language arts, and math; improves standardized test scores and grade-point averages; and develops skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, and decision-making. - Author: Richard Louv
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#27. Einstein once said that if you have one hand on a hot plate and one hand in a freezer, on average you will be comfortable. This is what we do in love, I suppose. Once you have been really burned, you put your hand in the freezer, so that you don't get scalded. It seems the reasonable thing to do. - Author: Mark D'Arbanville
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#28. American human beings are a slippery and protean bunch in real life, hard as hell to get any kind of universal handle on. - Author: David Foster Wallace
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#29. Baseball is a game of averages, but over a short period of time, to have a little luck going is not a bad thing. - Author: Bill Buckner
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#30. A person working 45 hours per week averages 44% more income than someone working 40 hours per week. That's 44% more income for 13% more time. - Author: Warren Farrell
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#31. By the law of averages, there has to be life elsewhere. The universe is so huge, and I don't think God would have created this whole big huge cosmos and just say there's only going to be life on Earth, and that's it. - Author: Gary Wright
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#32. I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages. - Author: Bill Mauldin
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#33. Do not take yearly results too seriously. Instead, focus on four or five-year averages. - Author: Warren Buffett
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#34. Averages ... seduce us away from minute observation. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#35. The net promoter score of health insurers averages 4/100. Amazon is 74/100. - Author: Joshua Kushner
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#36. Not a day goes by that I don't click on RealClearPolitics at least once, the presidential poll charts, graphs and moving averages are great. If RCP didn't already exist, somebody would have to invent it. - Author: Charlie Cook
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#37. Statistics cannot substitute for the human being before you; statistics embody averages, not individuals. - Author: Jerome Groopman
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#38. There is no such thing as a 'correct' weight for any particular height - they are only averages. - Author: Henry Beard
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#39. Averages might mean something to bureaucrats and engineers, but the sea had no struck with statistics: it was a succession of unpredictable circumstances and extremes. - Author: Frank Schatzing
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#40. Beware of averages. The average person has one breast and one testicle. - Author: Dixie Lee Ray
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#41. A want of the habit of observing and an inveterate habit of taking averages are each of them often equally misleading. - Author: Florence Nightingale
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#42. I abhor averages. I like the individual case. A man may have six meals one day and none the next, making an average of three meals per day, but that is not a good way to live. - Author: Louis D. Brandeis
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#43. System 1 represents sets by averages, norms, and prototypes, not by sums. Each - Author: Daniel Kahneman
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#44. In the 1960s, 110 countries had averages of six or more children per family. - Author: Peter Diamandis
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#45. Averages don't always reveal the most telling realities. You know, Shaquille O'Neal and I have an average height of 6 feet. - Author: Robert Reich
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#46. Few scientists now dispute that today's soaring levels of carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere will cause global temperature averages to rise by as much as nine degrees Fahrenheit sometime after the year 2000. - Author: Carl Sagan
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#47. I have been luckier than the law of averages should allow. I could never be so lucky again. - Author: Jimmy Doolittle
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#48. Don't leave it to the law of averages to make you break even. - Author: Mike Caro
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#49. Think about death being inevitable, and unpredictable, exempt from the law of averages. Everyone has a turn, and no one knows when. - Author: Pawan Mishra
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#50. For half a century photography has been the "art form" of the untalented. Obviously some pictures are more satisfactory than others, but where is credit due? To the designer of the camera? to the finger on the button? to the law of averages? - Author: Gore Vidal
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#51. How do we identify trends? Not by trendlines. My favorite tools are exponential moving averages that we'll review in the next section. - Author: Anonymous
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#52. Generalization is a natural human mental process, and many generalizations are true - in average. What often does promote evil behavior is the lazy, nasty habit of believing that generalizations have anything at all to do with individuals. - Author: David Brin
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#53. God isn't really interested in our batting averages. - Author: Dale Murphy
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#54. Be careful of averages and how they're applied. One way that they can fool you is if the average combines samples from disparate populations. This can lead to absurd observations such as:
"On average, humans have one testicle. - Author: Daniel J. Levitin
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#55. Determine the result you desire..law of averages does not know the objective untill the decision is made. Once a decision is made, the law of averages goes into operation. - Author: Earl Prevette
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#56. Mutual fund managers are trapped in this rather deadly vicious circle: the more successful they are, the more money flows into their mutual fund. Then, it is more difficult for them to beat the market averages or even to match their own past performance. - Author: Ron Chernow
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#57. Often, investors will discover a manager after he's had a terrific run, usually when he lands on a magazine cover somewhere. Invariably, funds swell up with new investor money just before they revert to their long-term averages. - Author: Barry Ritholtz
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