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Top 100 Quotes About Measurements

#1. I think we need to get the measurements that Congress has mandated from the White House on how we're going to determine progress in Afghanistan. - Author: Jeanne Shaheen
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#2. We live in a world of evaluations, assessments, and measurements, but Jesus turns his gaze deeper because he knows that what is measurable can be faked. - Author: Scot McKnight
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#3. Modern science is predicated on 'truths' verified through accurate observation and measurements of physical world phenomena. - Author: Bruce Lipton
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#4. Measurements is your saving grace if you want to raise steam. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#5. The Great Idea in advertising is far more than the sum of the recognition scores, the ratings and all the other superficial indicators of its success; it is in the realm of myth, to which measurements cannot apply. - Author: Leo Bogart
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#6. Comfort, simplicity, practicality - these are all American words. It is simplicity in fabric and way of cut. You cannot produce complicated clothes or spend ten days making a dress. Mine is all done by scaling measurements. I use the body as the land, as when building a house. - Author: Zoran
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#7. Harshaw had the arrogant humility of the man who has learned so much that he is aware of his own ignorance and he saw no point in 'measurements' when he did not know what he was measuring. - Author: Robert A. Heinlein
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#8. We did experiments with the Boston Symphony for many years where we measured the angles of incidence of sound arriving at the ears of the audience, then took the measurements back to MIT and analyzed them. - Author: Amar Bose
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#9. In business, the idea of measuring what you are doing, picking the measurements that count like customer satisfaction and performance ... you thrive on that. - Author: Bill Gates
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#10. The discovery of the Quantized Hall Effect (QHE) was the result of systematic measurements on silicon field effect transistors - the most important device in microelectronics. - Author: Klaus Von Klitzing
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#11. When you're young, you think life is forever, but it's finite. I'm 68, so even by the maddest measurements, I'm in the last bit of life. - Author: Joanna Lumley
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#12. They're measurements which express the goal of making money perfectly well, but which also permit you to develop operational rules for running your plant," he says. "There are three of them. Their names are throughput, inventory and operational expense. - Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
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#13. The size of a misfortune is not determinable by an outsider's measurement of it but only by the measurements applied to it by the person specially affected by it. - Author: Mark Twain
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#14. Measurements of national income are subject to this type of illusion - Author: Sidin Vadukut
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#15. In the middle of life it happens that death comes
and takes your measurements. This visit
is forgotten and life goes on. But the suit is
sewn in the silence. - Author: Tomas Transtromer
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#16. Too often we're happy to receive thanks from the nonprofits we fund, accepting gratitude instead of feedback or performance measurements. - Author: Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen
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#17. The city does not consist of this, but of relationships between the measurements of its space and the events of its past: - Author: Italo Calvino
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#18. A typical medical practice is like an old-fashioned business which keeps all of its records on paper. It can probably track down any individual transaction if it needs to, but it's basically helpless when it comes to overall measurements of performance. And that's the big problem. - Author: Mitch Kapor
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#19. The only person who acts sensibly is my tailor. He takes my measure anew every time he sees me. Everyone else goes by their old measurements. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#20. Golf is not, on the whole, a game for realists. By its exactitudes of measurements it invites the attention of perfectionists. - Author: Heywood Hale Broun
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#21. Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car. - Author: Douglas Coupland
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#22. For reason's measurements, which attain unto temporal things, do not attain unto things that are free from time-just as hearing does not attain unto whatever is not-audible, even though these things exist and are unattainable by hearing. - Author: Nicholas Of Cusa
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#23. With the assistance of electrical conductivity, we were able to trace by measurements the process of intercalation in a large number of cases and, consequently, to establish experimental foundations for the evaluation of the formation of such intercalation compounds. - Author: Alfred Werner
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#24. Contour, negative space, and measurements. You just learned the three important lessons in drawing and saved yourself four years of art school. - Author: Danny Gregory
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#25. The mathematical forms of order which the mind of a physicist manipulates coincides "miraculously" with experimental measurements. - Author: Marie-Louise Von Franz
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#26. In my book, everything considered immoral, foolish and unhealthy is fine in moderate measurements. - Author: Gloria D. Gonsalves
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#27. 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. - Author: Antony Hewish
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#28. This man I was going with asked me for my finger measurements. I thought he was going to buy me a ring for Christmas, but he gave me a bowling ball. - Author: Phyllis Diller
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#29. Essentially all civilizations that rose to the level of possessing an urban culture had need for two forms of science-related technology, namely, mathematics for land measurements and commerce and astronomy for time-keeping in agriculture and aspects of religious rituals. - Author: Frederick Seitz
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#30. When you see data, doubt [them]! When you see measurements, doubt them! - Author: Kaoru Ishikawa
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#31. I want to get back to my fighting weight of 98 pounds. I have the exact measurements of that guy from the movie, Powder. Right now, I am the reigning West Coast Powder. - Author: David Spade
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#32. I got a custom-made silk dress from a Chinese tailor for really cheap. I sketched it out on a piece of paper, and they took my measurements and made the dress for me in a day! - Author: Alicia Sacramone
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#33. Sex appeal is a wonderful, warm, womanly healthy feeling ... it comes only from inside, it's from nothing that's manufactured. It has nothing to do with measurements or lipstick color. To me, it's cleanliness, and youth, an effervescent desire to enjoy life. - Author: Jayne Mansfield
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#34. The problem, kid," Shorty said, "is there is no one on either side of the fence keeping measurements about what you do. God is an idea, and the devil is us. - Author: Joe R. Lansdale
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#35. According to physical measurements, DNA chains are, on the average, 10,000 units long. - Author: Arthur Kornberg
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#36. Man up and add a tux to your wardrobe. Just find one you like and get it well-tailored to your own measurements. - Author: Paul Feig
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#37. Measurements, observations, descriptions can only be considered scientific when they are independently confirmed by other people. - Author: Jose Padilha
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#38. I am involved in making measurements in polar oceans, and they are changing more than anything else. I think we have to be prepared for major changes associated with the melting of floating ice and the melting of the Greenland glacier. - Author: Walter Munk
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#39. There are a lot of mysteries about quantum mechanics, but they mostly arise in very detailed measurements in controlled settings. - Author: Lisa Randall
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#40. [In plotting earthquake measurements] the range between the largest and smallest magnitudes seemed unmanageably large. Dr. Beno Gutenberg then made the natural suggestion to plot the amplitudes logarithmically. - Author: Charles Francis Richter
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#41. In the middle of life, death comes to take your measurements. The visit is forgotten and life goes on. But the suit is being sewn on the sly. - Author: Tomas Transtromer
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#42. They just elected me Mis Phonograph Record of 1966. They discovered my measurements were 33 1/2, 45, 78! - Author: Phyllis Diller
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#43. Human progress is achieved by taking exact measurements. - Author: William F. Buckley Jr.
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#44. God cannot be held to the narrowness of literal and materialistic interpretations, nor measured by Human measurements, for His days are eons, and a thousand ages of our time are like an evening to Him. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#45. Britain and America couldn't agree on shoe sizing, dress sizing, weight, distance or temperature measurements, but on the scale of breasts, we were of one voice. - Author: Pauline Wiles
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#46. Women have waited millions of years, growing separate as another species, with visions and priorities no man-words, no man-measurements can comprehend. - Author: Kate Braverman
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#47. The sensors measured everything that Clark could think to measure, including the pressure on the engine. They passed these measurements up to the programmable logic controllers. The - Author: Michael Lewis
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#48. As I start to take his hand, his eyes pass over my lingerie slowly.
"Where the hell did you get those?" He obviously recognizes the fabric. "How does that cockroach know your measurements, huh?" - Author: A.G. Howard
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#49. All Buddhas and ordinary people are just one mind. This mind is beyond all measurements, names, oppositions: this very being is it; as soon as you stir your mind you turn away from it. - Author: Huangbo Xiyun
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#50. Gardens were meant to be seen, smelled, walked through, grubbed in. A hundred objective measurements didn't sum the worth of a garden; only the delight of its users did that. - Author: Lois McMaster Bujold
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#51. I write down the three measurements which Lou and I agreed are central to knowing if the company is making money: net profit, ROI and cash flow. - Author: Eliyahu M. Goldratt
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#52. Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example? - Author: Dennis Prager
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#53. Scientific management promised to replace rules of thumb with accurate measurements. - Author: Jill Lepore
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#54. Measurements are never enough. The artist's eye and desire to breathe life into the subject must be the deciding factors. - Author: David McCullough
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#55. Our mind, by virtue of a certain finite, limited capability, is by no means capable of putting a question to Nature that permits a continuous series of answers. The observations, the individual results of measurements, are the answers of Nature to our discontinuous questioning. - Author: Erwin Schrodinger
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#56. Successful gamblers - and successful forecasters of any kind - do not think of the future in terms of no-lose bets, unimpeachable theories, and infinitely precise measurements. These are the illusions of the sucker, the sirens of his overconfidence. - Author: Nate Silver
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#57. Know your true measurements and dress your mind accordingly - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#58. Kinship among nations is not determined in such measurements as proximity of size and age. Rather we should turn to those inner things - call them what you will - I mean those intangibles that are the real treasures free men possess. - Author: Dwight D. Eisenhower
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#59. Moreover, without measurements, it is virtually impossible to identify the cause of performance problems and track the effect of improvements. - Author: Anonymous
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#60. A gifted experimentalist, and theoretician, in the best Newtonian tradition ... His contributions to quantum measurements, and elucidative teachings on quantum mechanics, have not yet received the attention they deserve. - Author: Willis Lamb
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#61. IF any of you would bring to judgment the unfaithful wife, Let him also weigh the heart of her husband in scales, and measure his soul with measurements. - Author: Kahlil Gibran
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#62. We're taking it a hundred miles north.
That's a hundred miles closer to where you are.
I've decided units and measurements of distance are bullshit.
With you there are only two distances that matter:
Not here.
You are not here. - Author: Penny Reid
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#63. It may well be said that the answer to the question: Of what do the cosmic rays in fact consist before they produce their familiar secondary radiation phenomena in the earth's atmosphere? can only be obtained from numerous measurements in the stratosphere. - Author: Victor Francis Hess
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#64. I stumbled upon the 3x1 shop because it's a few doors up from the 'V' magazine offices on Mercer. The store is intense: They can take your measurements, and the sewers are right there behind glass making what amounts to a couture pair of jeans. - Author: Derek Blasberg
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#65. It astounded Farah that Frankenstein-er, Frank Walters couldn't remember his given Christian name, but could recall the recipe for Indian curry with the endless measurements of exotic spices. - Author: Kerrigan Byrne
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#66. Impressive technological development makes us capable of measuring almost everything, but measurement error problems still remain. - Author: Eraldo Banovac
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#67. The star S0-2 orbits around Sgr A* every 16 years and will go through its closest approach in 2018. That's an opportunity to test Einstein's General Relativity theory through very precise measurements of this star's short period orbit. - Author: Andrea M. Ghez
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#68. Temperature measurements in the arctic suggest that it was just as warm there in the 1930's ... before most greenhouse gas emissions. Don't you ever wonder whether sea ice concentrations back then were low, too? - Author: Roy Spencer
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#69. When it comes to exploring the mind in the framework of cognitive neuroscience, the maximal yield of data comes from integrating what a person experiences - the first person - with what the measurements show - the third person. - Author: Daniel Goleman
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#70. In his 1930 book, Dirac took for granted that measurements could be made, but was very vague about what was actually involved. - Author: Willis Lamb
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#71. The room was a small square of hopelessness.
A flash of red. And then:
Dimensions: 10 ft. by 9 ft.
I swallowed a horrific giggle. Perfect. And now I knew the exact measurements of hopelessness. - Author: Debra Driza
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#72. Superstition requires no tests, no measurements, no proof: just faith. - Author: Mike A. Lancaster
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#73. We should see better and more direct measurements of economic well being. - Author: Ben Bernanke
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#74. Run through those time measurements again," Aahz grumbled.
"In seconds, minutes, hours ... "
"Minutes! We've got a few minutes. - Author: Robert Asprin
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#75. For human beings, life is meaningful because it is a story. A story has a sense of a whole, and its arc is determined by the significant moments, the ones where something happens. Measurements of people's minute-by-minute - Author: Atul Gawande
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#76. Dozens of paintings could fit those general descriptions. Instead, claimants had to describe their stolen painting in detail, including if possible the canvas measurements - an important identifying point in paintings - and provide documentation of prior ownership. - Author: Simon Goodman
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#77. The modern concept of the unconscious, based on such studies and measurements, is often called the "new unconscious," to distinguish it from the idea of the unconscious that was popularized by a neurologist-turned-clinician named Sigmund Freud. - Author: Leonard Mlodinow
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#78. I do a lot of work on computers, but I am so practiced in drawing that I can draw it full size, and you can take the measurements off my drawings. It's like drafting, but it's a work of art - a really beautiful drawing. - Author: Charles Pollock
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#79. 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. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#80. 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. - Author: Mark Twain
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#81. It's not about exact measurements or ingredients', shrugged Lomax, when Joseph complained. 'Good food is about feeling. Cooking is an art, not a science. You got to have soul to feed people right.' He smiled. 'That's what this is. Soul food. - Author: Alex George
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#82. Just because you see pictures of glaciers falling into the ocean doesn't mean anything bad is happening. This is something that happens all the time. It's part of the natural cycle of things. We know from measurements that glaciers have been melting for 200 years at least. - Author: Freeman Dyson
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#83. She was a planet, way out in space, out of its orbit, and he was an unmanned spaceship, taking measurements of the atmosphere. She was not suitable for habitation. - Author: Thomas Pierce
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#84. The Golden Ratio defines the squaring of a circle. Stated in mathematical terms, this says: Given a square of known perimeter, create a circle of equal circumference. According to some, in ancient Egypt, this mathematical mystery was encoded in the measurements of the Great Pyramid of Giza. - Author: Marja De Vries
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#85. From him [Wilard Bennett] I learned how different a working laboratory is from a student laboratory. The answers are not known!
[While an undergraduate, doing experimental measurements in the laboratory of his professor, at Ohio State University.] - Author: William M. Fowler
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#86. There is more to sex appeal than just measurements. I don't need a bedroom to prove my womanliness. I can convey just as much sex appeal, picking apples off a tree or standing in the rain. - Author: Audrey Hepburn
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#87. I am now pretty much tempted to believe that PI was laid down based on temporal measurements as a tool of projecting time onto length. - Author: Ibrahim Ibrahim
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#88. Children make the best measurements of time. It is only when I see the son or daughter of a friend or relative over periods of time, do I realize how much time has passed based on how much they've grown. - Author: Suzy Kassem
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#89. It is good practice to provide width and height measurements for every object element. - Author: Anonymous
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#90. The thermodynamic properties of electrolyte solutions can be determined from the measurements of the voltage between electrodes reversible to both ions. - Author: Lars Onsager
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#91. As a scientist, my attention became totally focused on global warming some 15 years ago by the elegant and powerful measurements of carbon dioxide trapped in ice cores taken as much as 2 miles deep from the great East Antarctica ice sheet. - Author: John Olver
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#92. In spite of the evidence for the disorder-induced M-I transition as inferred from the transport and optical measurements, the metallic state of conjugated polymers has been a subject of controversy. - Author: Alan J. Heeger
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#93. I would only have been too pleased if someone had asked me for my data. If you really believed in your data, you wouldn't mind someone looking at it. You should be able to respond that if you don't believe me go out and do the measurements yourself. - Author: James Lovelock
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#94. What has not been clear is that the potential of this emergency-born technology has always accrued to human's prewar individual initiatives taken in a humble but irrepressible progression
of assumptions, measurements, deductions, and codifications of pure science. - Author: R. Buckminster Fuller
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#95. Expect Nature to answer to your human values as to come into your house and sit in a chair. The economy of nature, its checks and balances, its measurements of competing life - all this is its great marvel and has an ethic of its own. - Author: Henry Beston
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#96. One may even suspect that there is more to reality than measurements will ever reveal. - Author: Michael Crichton
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#97. The first time someone said, 'What are your measurements?' I answered, '37, 24, 38 - but not necessarily in that order.' - Author: Carol Burnett
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#98. How far is that in regular measurements?" Percy asked. Frank rolled his eyes. "That is a regular measurement in Canada and the rest of the world. Only you Americans - - Author: Rick Riordan
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#99. I loved those little bits of luxury in my day. Dresses made to
my exact measurements, exotic desserts flown in simply because it was Thursday, and an endless
supply of beautiful things were all perks; and they were easily my favorite parts of the job. - Author: Kiera Cass
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#100. In a few years, all great physical constants will have been approximately estimated, and that the only occupation which will be left to men of science will be to carry these measurements to another place of decimals. - Author: James C. Maxwell
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