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Calculation never made a hero.


John Henry Newman


#hero #made #never

The results of philanthropy are always beyond calculation.


Miriam Beard


#beyond #calculation #philanthropy #results

Although it's difficult, if not impossible, to put a dollar value on the numerous services nature provides, leaving them out of economic calculations means they are often ignored.


David Suzuki


#calculations #difficult #dollar #economic #ignored

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


#always #argue #calculation #conflict #could

This means I must pay close attention to the writing, but equally so to the scientific background - which sometimes means doing fairly involved calculations.


Stanley Schmidt


#background #calculations #close #close attention #doing

Some years ago, I wrote a book called the Emperor's New Mind and that book was describing a point of view I had about consciousness and why it was not something that comes about from complicated calculations.


Roger Penrose


#ago #book #calculations #called #comes

There was a project at Lawrence Livermore National Labs where many years ago they went down this path for scripting and controlling very large numerical calculations.


Guido van Rossum


#calculations #controlling #down #labs #large

Now that science has helped us to overcome the awe of the unknown in nature, we are the slaves of social pressures of our own making. When called upon to act independently, we cry for patterns, systems, and authorities. If by enlightenment and intellectual progress we mean the freeing of man from superstitious belief in evil forces, in demons and fairies, in blind fate--in short, the emancipation from fear--then denunciation of what is currently called reason is the greatest service reason can render.


Max Horkheimer


#humanity #philosophy #progress #rationality #science

[S]he stood for some moments gazing at the sisters, with affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.


Charles Dickens


#expression #eyes #hypocrisy #hypocrisy

It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.


Honore de Balzac


#childlike #flight #giants #great #great man






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