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Calculated Quotes

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I write lustily and humorously.
It isn't calculated; it's the way I think.
I've invented a writing style that expresses who I am.
- Erica Jong

The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days
ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure
of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated.
- David Douglas

The idea of bringing young people up to Literature
is doubtless calculated to raise the eyebrows almost
as much as the suggestion of bringing them up to the Stage.
- James Payn

Calculated risks of abuse are taken in order to preserve higher values.
- Warren E. Burger

 

Every society, all government, and every kind of civil compact therefore,
is or ought to be, calculated for the general good
and safety of the community.
- George Mason

The inconvenience, the glaring lights,
the long hours of waiting, and the repetition of every
scene are all calculated to defeat anything more than
a real mastery of love technique.
- Ivor Novello

When all actions are mathematically calculated,
they also take on a stupid quality.
- Theodor Adorno

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From early on, everything I did was calculated to being elected to Congress.
- Carl Albert

The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated
ambiguity that would be clearly understood.
- Alexander Haig

Her body calculated to a millimeter to suggest a bud yet guarantee a flower.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Take calculated risks.
That is quite different from being rash.
- George S. Patton

Pouring concrete on land you don't own is called a calculated risk,
if you don't pour you loose millions.
- Eddie Perez

I think there's a difference between a gamble and a calculated risk.
- Edmund H. North

Each individual piece is a calculated attempt to entice
women to add to their wardrobe.
- Bill Blass

Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries.
They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take
are calculated on the basis of the courage it took
to become replete with knowledge.
- William Hurt

When you're making pictures out of heartfelt passion,
it hurts when someone calls them a calculated business move.
- Michael Douglas

A logical analysis of reflexive usages in French shows,
however, that this simplicity is an illusion and that,
so far from helping the foreigner, it is more calculated to bother him.
- Edward Sapir

Four years of football are calculated to breed in the
average man more of the ingredients of success in life
than almost any academic course he takes.
- Knute Rockne

We must have courage to bet on our ideas,
to take the calculated risk, and to act.
Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
- Maxwell Maltz

A year ago I was in the city of Genoa,
and I found that it returned seven representatives
to the Sardinian Parliament at Turin,
seven being its fair share, calculated according to
the population of the various cities and districts
of the Sardinian kingdom.
- John Bright

There had so lately been a large force of Spanish cavalry at the village,
which had made a great impression on the minds of the young men,
as to their power, consequence, which my appearance
with 20 infantry was by no means calculated to remove.
- Zebulon Pike

Often the difference between a successful person and
a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas,
but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas,
to take a calculated risk - and to act.
- Andre Malraux

My great desire has been to remove from the political
arena a question of this kind that is calculated to
prevent us getting a verdict upon the important political
issues that separate the two parties in this country.
- Charles Tupper

The Business Profits Tax, which is imposed on in-state businesses,
we need to impose the same thing on out-of-state businesses,
because the way the Business Profits Tax is calculated,
it is highly dependent on how much sales and profits are generated in-state.
- Craig Benson

Hence, in desiring, the more the enjoyment is delayed,
the more fancy begins to weave about the object images of future fruition,
and to clothe the desired object with properties calculated to inflame the impulse.
- Samuel Alexander

An order of government, established by such an all-wise,
powerful being, must be good and perfect,
and must be calculated to promote the permanent peace,
happiness, and well-being of all his subjects.
- Orson Pratt

I do write long, long character notes -
family background,
history, details of appearance - much more than will
ever appear in the novel.
I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated,
artificial stage.
- Anne Tyler

Often the difference between a successful man and a
failure is not one's better abilities or ideas,
but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas,
to take a calculated risk, and to act.
- Maxwell Maltz

We cannot calculate the numbers of people who left,
fled or were fished out of Europe just ahead of the Holocaust.
- Gene Tierney

I can calculate the motion of heavenly bodies,
but not the madness of people.
- Isaac Newton

Every nation whose affairs betray a want of wisdom
and stability may calculate on every loss which can
be sustained from the more systematic policy of its wiser neighbors.
- James Madison

I don't pretend anything anymore.
I don't have time, desire or energy to calculate anymore.
- Thomas Kretschmann

I have some strategical vision, I could calculate some
few moves ahead and I have an intellect that is badly
missed in the country which is run by generals and colonels.
- Garry Kasparov

It's quite complicated and sounds circular,
but we've worked out a way of calculate a Web site's importance.
- Larry Page

It has nothing to do with commercial success.
You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic
together to make a commercial film:
that's out of the question.
- Arthur Cohn

Constitutions should consist only of general provisions;
the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent,
and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.
- Alexander Hamilton

A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate
the approximate depth of his ignorance.
- Gian Carlo Menotti

You can calculate the worth of a man by the number of his enemies,
and the importance of a work of art by the harm that is spoken of it.
- Gustave Flaubert

War involves in its progress such a train of unforeseen
circumstances that no human wisdom can calculate the end;
it has but one thing certain,
and that is to increase taxes.
- Thomas Paine

I think that we have to be constantly asking ourselves,
'How do we calculate the risk?' And sometimes we don't calculate it correctly;
we either overstate it or understate it.
- Hillary Clinton

We don't know what we're doing.
We don't have a plan.
We don't sit down and calculate it.
- Dean Ween

There can be no greater error than to expect,
or calculate, upon real favors from nation to nation.
It is an illusion which experience must cure,
which a just pride ought to discard.
- George Washington

My work on human capital began with an effort to calculate
both private and social rates of return to men,
women, blacks, and other groups from investments in
different levels of education.
- Gary Becker

American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety.
When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything:
the speed,
the distance...
But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count.
Everything we do is a guess.
If you've got the guts, you do it.
All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt.
- Jackie Chan

Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers,
like the square root of minus one...
If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things,
which cannot be imagined without it.
- Philip Pullman

I know that the right kind of political leader for
the Labour Party is a desiccated calculating machine.
- Aneurin Bevan

What our children have to fear is not the cars on the
highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating
the most elegant parameters of their deaths.
- J. G. Ballard

Calculating how much carbon is absorbed by which forests
and farms is a tricky task,
especially when politicians do it.
- Donella Meadows

My doctor asked me how many golf balls I had hit in my career.
I'm lying there in bed calculating somewhere between
four and five million golf balls I had hit to do that on my body.
- Greg Norman

If the assumptions used in calculating energy are changed,
then this seriously affects the final result,
even though the same body of data might be used.
- Charles Francis Richter

But I wanted marriage for myself.
I was not calculating about it.
I wish I was more calculating.
- Linda McCartney

Traditional market researchers are cold and calculating and scientific.
- Frank Luntz

I do what I do, and write what I write,
without calculating what is worth what and so on.
Fortunately, I am not a banker or an accountant.
I feel that there is a time when a political statement
needs to be made and I make it.
- Arundhati Roy

Business, more than any other occupation,
is a continual dealing with the future;
it is a continual calculation,
an instinctive exercise in foresight.
- Henry R. Luce

Common sense is calculation applied to life.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

The circumstances of human society are too complicated
to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
- Marquis De Custine

Common sense is the measure of the possible;
it is composed of experience and prevision;
it is calculation applied to life.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

However I am is however I am.
When you see me onstage or in the press,
there's not a lot of thought and calculation that goes into it.
- Sheryl Crow

Time-space as commonly understood, in the sense of
the distance measured between two time-points,
is the result of time calculation.
- Martin Heidegger

Calculation has its advantages, but no one likes naked calculation.
- Rich Lowry

Most of the tasks we do are for humans.
For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers
so the government can pull money out from my wallet,
but government consists of humans.
- Yukihiro Matsumoto

Everything that is beautiful and noble is the product
of reason and calculation.
- Charles Baudelaire

Like Americans, people outside America want fun,
want an emotional compensation for the utilitarianism
and calculation that mark the rest of their lives.
- Todd Gitlin

Indeed, as the above calculation indicates,
to take full advantage of the memory space available,
the ultimate laptop must turn all its matter into energy.
- Seth Lloyd

All which is beautiful and noble is the result of reason and calculation.
- Charles Baudelaire

Calculation never made a hero.
- John Henry Newman

The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.
- Miriam Beard

I've done the calculation and your chances of winning
the lottery are identical whether you play or not.
- Fran Lebowitz

You could argue that war is always an irrational act,
and yet many states enter into military conflict out
of rational calculation or national interest or the
stability or longevity of their regime.
- William Kirby

At a moderate calculation, among a million of persons
inhabiting the metropolis,
there are, at least, twenty-five thousand children
who attend these schools,
and cost their parents as many pounds sterling,
per annum.
- Joseph Lancaster

Even in modern art, artists have used methods based on calculation,
inasmuch as these elements, alongside those of a more
personal and emotional nature,
give balance and harmony to any work of art.
- Max Bill


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