Top 17 Numerical Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Numerical Quotes from famous people such as Daniel Tammet, Becky Sauerbrunn, Harold H. Greene, Howard Gardner, Friedrich August von Hayek, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

I can well imagine that certain writers, even writers t

I can well imagine that certain writers, even writers that we’d consider today very great writers, may not necessarily have tested highly on IQ just because of their numerical skills, or maybe they may not be very good at memory, and are not particularly good at these kinds of tests.
Daniel Tammet
The way I play, it’s very much more a mental game than a physical game. I’m looking for space and where are players leaving space. Defensively, where are we at numerical disadvantages? Do I shift more to the left because they have more players on their right side? It’s about reading the game before the game happens.
Becky Sauerbrunn
Defendants are being evaluated based on numerical grid without any aggravating circumstances being considered. The effect has been to transfer the disparity from the judge to the prosecutor allowing for a great deal of leeway on indictments.
Harold H. Greene
I believe that the brain has evolved over millions of years to be responsive to different kinds of content in the world. Language content, musical content, spatial content, numerical content, etc.
Howard Gardner
I regard it in fact as the great advantage of the mathematical technique that it allows us to describe, by means of algebraic equations, the general character of a pattern even where we are ignorant of the numerical values which will determine its particular manifestation.
Friedrich August von Hayek
How can this full, perfect, just and supreme voice of the people, embodied in the Constitution, be brought to bear, habitually and steadily, in counteracting the fatal tendency of the government to the absolute and despotic control of the numerical majority?
John C. Calhoun
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
Numerical quantities focus on expected values, graphical summaries on unexpected values.
John Tukey
None of us are going to fix governance; it may just be beyond repair. But you can fix capitalism. And the reason you can fix capitalism – It is inherently numerical, and as a result, it is inherently objective. It can be done objectively.
Chamath Palihapitiya
I cannot transfer my abilities to anyone, but I can think of quicker ways with which to help people develop numerical aptitude.
Shakuntala Devi
Jake Green isn’t just Jake Green. Jake represents all of us. The colour green is the central column of the spectrum and the name Jake has all sorts of numerical values. All things come back to him within the film’s world of cons and games.
Guy Ritchie
It is a horrible fact that we can read in the daily paper, without interrupting our breakfast, numerical reckonings of death and destruction that ought to break our hearts or scare us out of our wits.
Wendell Berry
My grandfather was a pawnbroker, and when I was in first or second grade, my parents opened their own store. I probably learned to count by putting pawn tickets in numerical order in the back room of the shop.
Charles Bock
There is no set numerical value you can put on a pitcher. They’re all different.
Tom Seaver
Unless progress with agricultural yields remains very strong, the next century will experience sheer human misery that, on a numerical scale, will exceed the worst of everything that has come before.
Norman Borlaug
Eliminate numerical quotas, including Management by Objectives.
W. Edwards Deming
The only reason baseball’s numerical touchstones have any significance is that most players – even the game’s greats – peter out just barely before they reach them.
Stephen Rodrick