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  Adam and Eve are like imaginary numbers, like the square root of minus one... If you include it in your equation, you can calculate all manners of things, which cannot be imagined without it.  
 -  Philip Pullman
  

  Vanity metrics are the numbers you want to publish on TechCrunch to make your competitors feel bad.  
 -  Eric Ries
  

  It's clearly a budget. It's got a lot of numbers in it.  
 -  George W. Bush
  

  It is the weight, not numbers of experiments that is to be regarded.  
 -  Isaac Newton
  

  When two elements combine and form more than one compound, the masses of one element that react with a fixed mass of the other are in the ratio of small whole numbers.  
 -  Humphry Davy
  

  I'm always crunching numbers, so my calculator watch is a must.  
 -  David Neeleman
  

  I've certainly not got any famous people's numbers on my phone. It's just not my thing, really.  
 -  Gareth Bale
  

  What matters to me is that I do what I think is right and I see, I'm a numbers guy, that's my attitude. I know we have a debt tsunami coming, we are bankrupting this country and I'm in a position where I can actually advance ideas to prevent that from happening. That's exactly what I should be doing.  
 -  Paul Ryan
  

  And there was huge numbers of UFOs around my parents home in Kingston.  
 -  Benny Hill
  

  We are all primary numbers divisible only by ourselves.  
 -  Jean Guitton
  

  You don't have to be a mathematician to have a feel for numbers.  
 -  John Forbes Nash
  

  Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.  
 -  Rene Descartes
  

  If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution.  
 -  Abraham Lincoln
  

  I would play with numbers in a way that other kids would play with their friends.  
 -  Daniel Tammet
  

  Organized religion is a sham and a crutch for weak-minded people who need strength in numbers.  
 -  Jesse Ventura
  

  There are large numbers of people who simply don't have the values and vision necessary to be part of an inter-dependent world. They think their differences -- whether religious, political, tribal or ethnic -- are more important than our common humanity. They believe the truth they have justifies their imposition of that truth on other people, even if it takes them to the death of innocents.  
 -  Bill Clinton
  

  Garbage can provide important details for hackers: names, telephone numbers, a company's internal jargon.  
 -  Kevin Mitnick
  

  If I could have been a marine biologist I would have, but I didn't have that kind of intelligence. Numbers were never my strong point.  
 -  John Cage
  

  A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.  
 -  Plato
  

  Discipline is the soul of an army. It makes small numbers formidable; procures success to the weak, and esteem to all.  
 -  George Washington
  

  I was always a visual person. I could see things visually. I had a harder time with numbers and logic, and I always had more of an artistic sensibility. So that I could do. And it was something that I really loved.  
 -  Bruce Davison
  

  The numbers are a catalyst that can help turn raving madmen into polite humans.  
 -  Patti Davis
  

  We rest our case on the production numbers.  
 -  Mel Brooks
  

  You don't have to worry about being a number one, number two, or number three. Numbers don't have anything to do with placement. Numbers only have something to do with repetition.  
 -  Ornette Coleman
  

  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.  
 -  John Wayne
  

  Most political leaders acquire their position by causing large numbers of people to believe that these leaders are actuated by altruistic desires.  
 -  Bertrand Russell
  

  If I had to sum up in a word what makes a good manager, I'd say decisiveness. You can use the fanciest computers to gather the numbers, but in the end you have to set a timetable and act.  
 -  Lee Iacocca
  

  There is a new billboard outside Time Square. It keeps an up-to minute count of gun-related crimes in New York. Some goofball is going to shoot someone just to see the numbers move.  
 -  David Letterman
  

  We must say that there are as many squares as there are numbers.  
 -  Galileo Galilei
  

  There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers - only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles.  
 -  Mary Antin
  

  The creator of the universe works in mysterious ways. But he uses a base ten counting system and likes round numbers.  
 -  Scott Adams
  

  In numbers warmly pure and sweetly strong.  
 -  William Collins
  

  My talent is numbers.  
 -  David Schweikert
  

  Torture numbers, and they'll confess to anything.  
 -  Michael East
  

  On average, people should be more skeptical when they see numbers. They should be more willing to play around with the data themselves.  
 -  Nate Silver
  

  I think my numbers speak for themselves.  
 -  Jack Youngblood
  

  Numbers constitute the only universal language.  
 -  Nathanael West
  

  There is always strength in numbers. The more individuals or organizations that you can rally to your cause, the better.  
 -  Mark Shields
  

  Massive numbers of people are going to come online from cultures we don't normally interact with.  
 -  Jimmy Wales
  

  I gotta be honest with you...I hate numbers. I hate chapter numbers. I hate them.  
 -  Garth Stein
  

  With sports, there's no entitlement on the field. It's about numbers. It's about results. It's about outcomes.  
 -  Mary Webb
  

  There are two types of claims: those based on hard numbers and those based on slippery numbers.  
 -  Simon Sinek