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A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.
I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.
All murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Nothing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another.
I tried marriage. I'm 0 for 3 with the marriage thing. So, being a ballplayer - I believe in numbers. I'm not going 0 for 4. I'm not wearing a golden sombrero.
Rights are not a matter of numbers - and there can be no such thing, in law or in morality, as actions forbidden to an individual, but permitted to a mob.
I don't feel we did wrong in taking this great country away from them. There were great numbers of people who needed new land, and the Indians were selfishly trying to keep it for themselves.
Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.
There is no such thing as a little country. The greatness of a people is no more determined by their numbers than the greatness of a man is by his height.
I am woman, hear me roar, in numbers too big to ignore, and I know too much to go back and pretend.
Both free speech rights and property rights belong legally to individuals, but their real function is social, to benefit vast numbers of people who do not themselves exercise these rights.
We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers.
When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results.
It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded.
It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it.
George W. Bush
Think of the earth as a living organism that is being attacked by billions of bacteria whose numbers double every forty years. Either the host dies, or the virus dies, or both die.
Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't looked at the stock market pages.
A few honest men are better than numbers.
When you have mastered numbers, you will in fact no longer be reading numbers, any more than you read words when reading books You will be reading meanings.
W. E. B. Du Bois
I'm looking for backing for an unauthorized auto-biography that I am writing. Hopefully, this will sell in such huge numbers that I will be able to sue myself for an extraordinary amount of money and finance the film version in which I will play everybody.
The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.
I've seen how the issues that come across a president's desk are always the hard ones - the problems where no amount of data or numbers will get you to the right answer.
Republicans and Democrats have used accounting gimmicks and competing government analyses to deceive the public into believing that 2 + 2 = 6. If our leaders cannot agree on the numbers, if 'facts' are fictional, how can they possibly have a substantive debate on solutions?
J. C. Watts
Our numbers have increased in Vietnam because the aggression of others has increased in Vietnam. There is not, and there will not be, a mindless escalation.
Lyndon B. Johnson
Mediocrity would always win by force of numbers, but it would win only more mediocrity.
For every successful actor or actress, there are countless numbers who don't make it. The name of the game is rejection. You go to an audition and you're told you're too tall or you're too Irish or your nose is not quite right. You're rejected for your education, you're rejected for this or that and it's really tough.
The great concern is that year after year, rising numbers of journalists are being killed in pursuit of their work. They are increasingly seen as not being neutral but rather as combatants by one side or the other.
We rest our case on the production numbers.
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