Scale Quotes

"You might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure is inevitable. It is impo...

"You might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all in which case, you fail by default." - Joanne K. Rowling
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"And at last I resolved to scale that tower, fall though I mi...

"And at last I resolved to scale that tower, fall though I might; since it were better to glimpse the sky and perish, than to live without ever beholding day." - H.P. Lovecraft The Outsider
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"The laws of physics could be like an onion, wi...

"The laws of physics could be like an onion, with new laws becoming operational as we probe new scales. We simply don't know!" - Richard P. Feynman
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"In religious society all ideas are more dangerous in scale, not merely cures, but pride, love...

"In religious society all ideas are more dangerous in scale, not merely cures, but pride, love, ambition: further,on that very soil man becomes for the first time an interesting animal; the soul has attained depths of good and evil; forms of power known to man and no animal." - Nietzsche
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โ€œDonโ€™t measure yo...

โ€œDonโ€™t measure your own success with someone elseโ€™s scaleโ€
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"I feel happier or more cheerful th...

"I feel happier or more cheerful than usual all of the time." - Question from The Altman Self-Rating Mania Scale
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"The best measure of a man's honesty isn'...

"The best measure of a man's honesty isn't his income tax return. It's the zero adjust on his bathroom scale." โ€” Arthur C. Clarke
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" And it seemed to me, in those last couple of days, that the di...

" And it seemed to me, in those last couple of days, that the distance on the scale between lousy and excellent is nothing compared to the distance between excellent and perfect." -- Spider Robinson
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"If one realises even the wisest owl cannot comprehend 1% of what humans know, one can shift th...

"If one realises even the wisest owl cannot comprehend 1% of what humans know, one can shift this scale to realise humans themselves might be comprehending only 1% of what there is to know in the Universe, and without further evolution the rest will always be out of our reach." - Ravi Silari
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โ€œYou might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure in life is inevitable. It ...

โ€œYou might never fail on the scale I did, but some failure in life is inevitable. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all, in which case, you fail by default.โ€ -J.K. Rowling
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"There were car gods there: a powerful, serious-faced contingent, with bl...

"There were car gods there: a powerful, serious-faced contingent, with blood on their black gloves and on their chrome teeth: recipients of human sacrifice on a scale undreamed-of since the Aztecs." Neil Gaiman, American Gods
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"If you seek ends beyond your means, th...

"If you seek ends beyond your means, then sooner or later youโ€™ll have to scale back your ends to fit your means." - Anonymous
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At last I resolved to scale that tower, fall though as ...

At last I resolved to scale that tower, fall though as I might; since it were better to glimpse the sky and perish, than to live without ever beholding day. - H.P. Lovecraft
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โ€œThere nothing heavier ...

โ€œThere nothing heavier in the scales than good character.โ€- Prophet Muhammad
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"The longer I live, the harder a time I have taking serious people seriously. You're on a whirlin...

"The longer I live, the harder a time I have taking serious people seriously. You're on a whirling ball of rock in a universe that's bigger than a billion you's can conceive of, fighting forces older than life itself, and you honestly think anything you do matters? Get a sense of scale." - Dirkson
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When our bathroom scale delivers bad news we hop off & on again just to make sure we didn't misrea...

When our bathroom scale delivers bad news we hop off & on again just to make sure we didn't misread the display. When it delivers good news, we smile & head for the shower. By uncritically accepting evidence when it pleases us & insisting on more when it doesn't we subtly tip the scales in our favor
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"You can๏ฟฝt love a crowd the same way you can love a person./ And a cr...

"You can๏ฟฝt love a crowd the same way you can love a person./ And a crowd can๏ฟฝt love you the way a single person can love you./ Intimacy doesn๏ฟฝt scale. Not really. Intimacy is a one-on-one phenomenon." - Hugh Macleod
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"Inspiration grows into full-...

"Inspiration grows into full-scale creation through persistence and imagination." - Carol Lloyd
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"My bombings were extreme but necessary to attract attenti...

"My bombings were extreme but necessary to attract attention to the erosion of human freedom necessitated by modern technologies requiring large-scale organization." - Ted Kaczynski
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Every minor detail is a major decisi...

Every minor detail is a major decision/Have to keep things in scale, have to hold to your vision.โ€” Stephen Sondheim
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"And at last I resolved to scale that tower, fall though I m...

"And at last I resolved to scale that tower, fall though I might; since it were better to glimpse the sky and perish, than to live without ever beholding day" - HP Lovecraft, The Outsider
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"I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standin...

"I sincerely believe that banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies, and that the principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale." - Thomas Jefferson
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"Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away...

"Some people stick with the traditional, feeling struck by the epic beauty or blown away by the insane scale of the universe. Personally, I go for the old โ€œexistential meltdown followed by acting weird for the next half hour. But everyone feels something.โ€ - Enrico Fermi
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We need to stop thinking on such a small scale, and learn how ...

We need to stop thinking on such a small scale, and learn how to improve ourselves at an exponential rate, or else, we will literally be squashed by a galactic hostility, or a known probability.
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โ€œI have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-viol...

โ€œI have nothing new to teach the world. Truth and Non-violence are as old as the hills. All I have done is to try experiments in both on as vast a scale as I could.โ€ Mahatma Gandhi
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"The internet is a magical place where things can be t...

"The internet is a magical place where things can be taken out of context in a matter of seconds before blowing up on an epic scale of stupidity and lazyness" - irkitated
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"But when a woman decides to sleep with a man, there is no wall she will not s...

"But when a woman decides to sleep with a man, there is no wall she will not scale, no fortress she will not destroy, no moral consideration she will not ignore at its very root: there is no God worth worrying about." -Gabriel Garcรญa Mรกrquez
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Insanity will become invisib...

Insanity will become invisible when its proportions have gone out of scale. Bertold Brecht.
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"The pigeon house pleased her. It at once assumed the intimate character of a home, while she he...

"The pigeon house pleased her. It at once assumed the intimate character of a home, while she herself invested it with a charm which it reflected like a warm glow. There was with her a feeling of having descended in the social scale, with a corresponding sense of having risen in the spiritual."
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