Famous Quotes & Quotations About Precision:
A writer should have the precision of a poet and the imagination of a scientist.
~ Vladimir Nabokov.
Any road followed precisely to its end leads precisely nowhere. Climb the mountain just a little bit to test it's a mountain. From the top of the mountain, you cannot see the mountain.
~ Frank Herbert.
Be precise. A lack of precision is dangerous when the margin of error is small.
~ Donald Rumsfeld.
By concentrating on precision, one arrives at technique, but by concentrating on technique one does not arrive at precision.
~ Bruno Walter.
Flattery is telling the other person precisely what he thinks about himself
~ Dale Carnegie.
He knew the precise psychological moment when to say nothing.
~ Oscar Wilde.
His work, though formal and precise, displays an exceptional understanding of the limits and uses of formalism and precision.
~ James Gray.
I returned to poetry as a more precise way to describe the world, more precise than science.
~ David Whyte.
It cannot be precisely known how any thing is good or bad, till it is precisely known what it is.
~ James Mill.
It is the mark of an instructed mind to rest satisfied with the degree of precision to which the nature of the subject admits and not to seek exactness when only an approximation of the truth is possible.
Man has always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much... the wheel, New York, wars and so on... while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time. But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man... for precisely the same reason.
~ Douglas Adams.
One should rather die than be betrayed. There is no deceit in death. It delivers precisely what it has promised. Betrayal, though ... betrayal is the willful slaughter of hope.
~ Steven Deitz.
The precision of the quiet eye location often mirrors the precision required to perform well in a sport. In golf, precision of movement and precision of focus are paramount.
~ Joan Vickers.
We have no organ at all for knowledge, for "truth": we "know" (or believe or imagine) precisely as much as may be useful in the interest of the human herd, the species: and even what is here called "usefulness" is in the end only a belief, something imagined and perhaps precisely that most fatal piece of stupidity by which we shall one day perish.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche.
We need to have a situation where we know precisely what they have agreed to do, what they have agreed to abandon so we can precisely react to that.
~ Christopher Hill.
When the field compacts you have to be precise. If you're not precise you run out of room. We've gone inside when we should've gone outside and there's so little room for error. When one person is off it bunches up someone else.
~ Matt Baker.
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