Size quotes

  • The size of the lie is a definite factor in causing it to be believed
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Inspirational #Lying #Size

  • For a finite-size system to persist in time (to live), it must evolve in such a way that it provides easier access to the imposed currents that flow through it.
    -- Adrian Bejan

    #Way #Flow #Size

  • The more flexible an economy, the greater its ability to self-correct in response to inevitable, often unanticipated, disturbances and thus to contain the size and consequences of cyclical imbalances.
    -- Alan Greenspan

    #Self #Imbalance #Size

  • For the resolving powers of our scientific instruments decide, at a given moment, of the size and the vision of our Universe, and of the image we then make of ourselves.
    -- Albert Claude

    #Vision #Size #Moments

  • Monumental is not a matter of size.
    -- Albert Paley

    #Matter #Size

  • I've never been a size zero, let me say that here and now. I've never been that sort of person.
    -- Alex Kingston

    #Zero #Size #Here And Now

  • You really expose yourself when you try and go to up the volume and up the size of your performance.
    -- Alexander Siddig

    #Trying #Size #Volume

  • Don't let anyone tell you that standardized tests are not accurate measures. The truth of the matter is they offer a remarkably precise method for gauging the size of the houses near the school where the test was administered.
    -- Alfie Kohn

    #School #House #Size

  • When I got the paperwork for Superstars, and I saw they asked what size swimsuit I wear, I had a hot flash, nearly broke into cold sweats and hired a trainer immediately.
    -- Ali Landry

    #Sweat #Saws #Size

  • It gets better. It gets so much easier to be in your skin no matter what size that skin is. If you do something that you're good at and that makes you happy, that's the best outlet that I could ever suggest to anybody....if you are able to just enjoy who you are, and if you can learn to love who you are, then you'll just be a much happier person.
    -- Amanda Schull

    #Get Better #Skins #Size

  • Being the person I am, you know, the size I am, being a woman, being a black woman, there's not a lot of roles for us.
    -- Amber Riley

    #Black #Roles #Size

  • Parenting cannot just be one size fits all.
    -- Amy Chua

    #Parent #Size #Parenthood

  • It's not about size, it's a science.
    -- Andre Ward

    #Motivation #Size #Fighter

  • I didn't even know my bra size until I made a movie.
    -- Angelina Jolie

    #Underwear #Size #Bras

  • It took the real thing to show you the size of your delusions.
    -- Ann Brashares

    #Real #Size #Delusion

  • I thought I knew Texas pretty well, but I had no notion of its size until I campaigned it.
    -- Ann Richards

    #Texas #Size #Notion

  • I was thrilled when a designer shop assistant said I was a size smaller than Madonna!
    -- Anne Robinson

    #Assistants #Size #Designer

  • There are a lot of doubts over the size and effect of new competitors in the cellular sector.
    -- Antonio Machado

    #Doubt #Size #Cellular

  • It is the compelling power of great thoughts and ideas to engender phrases of equal size.
    -- Aristophanes

    #Ideas #Phrases #Size

  • The greater the length, the more beautiful will the piece be by reason of its size, provided that the whole be perspicuous.
    -- Aristotle

    #Beautiful #Pieces #Size

  • Before the discovery of agriculture mankind was everywhere so divided, the size of each group being determined by the natural fertility of its locality.
    -- Arthur Keith

    #Agriculture #Discovery #Size

  • There's a feeling that strength is determined by the size of a union. That clearly is nonsense.
    -- Arthur Scargill

    #Feelings #Unions #Size

  • A scientist is only a human being, a particle in the whole universe. How can the observations and logic of a particle measure the life and size of a phenomenon that is limitless?
    -- Avtarjeet Singh Dhanjal

    #Size #Logic #Limitless

  • It should be the power of our vote, not the size of our bank accounts, that drives our democracy
    -- Barack Obama

    #Money #Democracy #Size

  • Condoms should be marked in 3 sizes: jumbo, colossal and super colossal, so that men do not have to go in and ask for the small.
    -- Barbara Seaman

    #Sex #Men #Size

  • You don't have to be age 20 and size zero to be sexually viable or viable as a woman.
    -- Belinda Carlisle

    #Zero #Age #Size

  • Although computer memory is no longer expensive, there's always a finite size buffer somewhere. When a big piece of news arrives, everybody sends a message to everybody else, and the buffer fills
    -- Benoit Mandelbrot

    #Memories #Size #News

  • If the conflict is about the size of Israel, then long and difficult negotiations can eventually resolve the problem. But if the conflict is about the existence of Israel, then serious negotiation is impossible.
    -- Bernard Lewis

    #Israel #Long #Size

  • The whole size zero debate is disgusting. My sister, who's 13, looks amazing - but she's already worried about her figure.
    -- Billie Piper

    #Zero #Looks #Size

  • Try being my size and going into a public restroom.
    -- Billy Barty

    #Trying #Size #Restroom

  • The size of your key ring is the size of your headaches. Si Redd once told me, "Every time you buy something you sell a piece of yourself." Why? Because you have to maintain it, to insure it, to worry about it. So the more you buy, the more you sell a piece of yourself and pretty soon you get so thin you can't do anything. So get rid of all those things and get back to the basics. Everybody has his own basics: it's what he enjoys. Si Redd told me I would "arrive" when I got down to one key. Still working on that!
    -- Bob Davids

    #Keys #Worry #Size

  • God's grace comes in all shapes, sizes, and circumstances as God continues to unfold something magnificent in me.
    -- Bob Goff

    #Grace #Shapes #Size

  • CAFE is like trying to cure obesity by requiring clothing manufacturers to make smaller sizes.
    -- Bob Lutz

    #Trying #Cafes #Size

  • Your pot belly, I'd give that a 10 for size.
    -- Bobby Bare

    #Friendship #Giving #Size

  • If Im in the bookstore, and I see a 700-page novel, my first thought is, Ooh, how could you cut this down to size and make a movie out of it?
    -- Brian Helgeland

    #Cutting #Firsts #Size

  • I crocheted a blanket larger than a king-size bed. I just kept going.
    -- Brooke Elliott

    #Kings #Bed #Size

  • It's not necessarily size that matters, it's how fast you move that implement.
    -- Bryan Clay

    #Moving #Matter #Size

  • Years ago women of my size were considered royalty.
    -- Camryn Manheim

    #Years #Size #Royalty

  • [When asked how tall she is:] I'm five feet, 15 inches.
    -- Carol Mann

    #Sports #Feet #Size

  • Turning 50 changed me and I'm far more accepting of myself. I'm not thin, but I am a size 10. I go in at the middle and very much out at the bottom and top. And now I think, 'Well, that's how I am.
    -- Carol Vorderman

    #Thinking #Turning 50 #Size

  • We come in many different shapes and sizes, and we need to support each other and our differences. Our beauty is in our differences.
    -- Carre Otis

    #Differences #Support #Size

  • I was essentially paid to perpetuate the myth that we are all, or should at least try to be, 17 and a size 2 forever.
    -- Carre Otis

    #Forever #Trying #Size

  • I think that we can't deny the public's want for balancing out the images that are out there depicting women. Not all of us are 17 and a size two.
    -- Carre Otis

    #Thinking #Two #Size

  • I'm a great swimmer, probably due to the size of my feet.
    -- Cat Deeley

    #Feet #Size #Swimmer

  • Wake me up when I'm a size 5.
    -- Cathy Guisewite

    #Weight #Size

  • England, a happy land we know, Where follies naturally grow, Where without culture they arise, And tow'r above the common size.
    -- Charles Churchill

    #Land #Culture #Size

  • It would be difficult, indeed, to overestimate the transcendent importance of the part the railroad has played in making the Nation what it is to-day. Perhaps it would be within bounds to say that without railroads to bind the States into one homogeneous whole, the Nation never could have attained its present size and importance.
    -- Charles Frederick Carter

    #Would Be #Railroads #Size

  • There is a spirit of resistance implanted by the Deity in the breast of man, proportioned to the size of the wrongs he is destined to endure.
    -- Charles James Fox

    #Men #Resistance #Size

  • The lens of fear magnifies the size of uncertainty.
    -- Charles R. Swindoll

    #Lenses #Size #Uncertainty

  • Determine value apart from price; progress apart from activity; wealth apart from size.
    -- Charlie Munger

    #Progress #Size #Wealth

  • It's not the size of the hard drive that counts, it's how you download it.
    -- Chris Cooper

    #Size #Computer #Downloads

  • Whether you're scared of getting into a relationship; or taking the new job; or a confrontation - you have to size fear up.
    -- Chris Pine

    #Jobs #New Job #Size

  • In short, no pattern is an isolated entity. Each pattern can exist in the world only to the extent that is supported by other patterns: the larger patterns in which it is embedded, the patterns of the same size that surround it, and the smaller patterns which are embedded in it.
    -- Christopher Alexander

    #World #Patterns #Size

  • If you're overwhelmed by the size of a problem, break it down into smaller pieces.
    -- Chuck Close

    #Pieces #Size #Overwhelmed

  • I'm going to get down to a still life on a size 50 canvas of rayfish and dogfish with old fishermen's baskets. Then I'm going to turn out a few pictures to send wherever possible, given that now, first and foremost - unfortunately - I have to earn some money.
    -- Claude Monet

    #Money #Firsts #Size

  • You talk to people who serve you the food the same way you talk to the people you eat the food with. You talk to people who work for you the same way you talk to the people you work for. It's a one-size-fits-all proposition.
    -- Claudia Shear

    #People #Way #Size

  • I couldn't care less about who sees my bits ... My friends asked how I could do scenes like that and not get excited, but it wasn't like that. My bits looked the size of a cashew nut!
    -- Colin Farrell

    #Nuts #Care #Size

  • I try and live my life in bite-size chunks.
    -- Craig Ferguson

    #Trying #Size #Living My Life

  • In proportion to the size of the vessel of faith, brought by us to the Lord, is the measure we draw out of His overflowing grace.
    -- Cyprian

    #Faith #Grace #Size

  • We must generate courage equal to the size of the difficulties we face.
    -- Dalai Lama

    #Faces #Size #Difficulty

  • Laughter is the only thing that'll cut trouble down to a size where you can talk to it.
    -- Dan Jenkins

    #Laughter #Cutting #Size

  • I've never believed in measuring one's worth by the size of his or her bank account. I prefer to look at distance traveled.
    -- Dan Rather

    #Inspirational #Distance #Size

  • I'm a normal teen-ager except for my size.
    -- Dana Hill

    #Teenager #Size #Normal

  • It is often said that reading is a gift, but to my mind that is an insufficient description, for the size of the gift of reading is so vast that it is difficult to see what is outside its wrapping.
    -- Daniel Handler

    #Reading #Mind #Size

  • Start to become active in what u love DOING. People admire action, courage&real happiness far more than they admire a size 2
    -- Daphne Zuniga

    #Real #People #Size

  • The NRA was one of the items that we pointed to when we added money to the labor, health and Education appropriations bill by reducing the size of the tax cut.
    -- Dave Obey

    #Cutting #Bills #Size

  • We all need to figure out what's right for us because nothing about life is one size fits all. Even for an Olympian, that's for sure. And such discovery starts with you paying attention - to yourself.
    -- David Agus

    #Discovery #Size #Needs

  • The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring to any particular scale of size or complexity, nor the ones situated at any particular level of the predictive hierarchy, but the ones that contain the deepest explanations.
    -- David Deutsch

    #Levels #Hierarchy #Size

  • You can't throw him back because he doesn't meet the legal size limit.
    -- David Henry

    #Men #Limits #Size

  • iv. who was it who invented size zero? who was it who promised that if you got to a certain point you would no longer be?
    -- David Levithan

    #Zero #Size Zero #Size

  • For me, whatever age or size I've been, I have rather liked myself. The shell is not the thing at all.
    -- Dawn French

    #Age #Shells #Size

  • Eve wasn't a size 6 and neither am I.
    -- Delta Burke


  • I went into a clothing store, and the lady asked me what size I was. I said, 'Actual'. I'm not to scale.
    -- Demetri Martin

    #Funny #Size #Comedy

  • Beauty is not a size. You can be a size 2 and be curvy or you can be a size 24 and be curvy Curvy is being a woman.
    -- Denise Bidot

    #Size #Being A Woman #Curvy

  • I have yet to see one of those Comedy Central shows with multiple standup comics that doesn't include someone the size of the Hindenburg.
    -- Dick Cavett

    #Hindenburg #Size #Comedy

  • The size of the halls doesn't matter to me too much
    -- Doc Watson

    #Matter #Too Much #Size

  • [The Internal Revenue Code is] about 10 times the size of the Bible and, unlike the Bible, contains no good news
    -- Don Nickles

    #News #Size #Taxes

  • The public doesnt care about my size. Its just something for the media to talk about.
    -- Doug Flutie

    #Media #Care #Size

  • If cats were double the size they are now, they'd probably be illegal.
    -- Douglas Coupland

    #Cat #Size #Illegal

  • And what happened then? Well, in Whoville they say that the Grinch's small heart grew three sizes that day
    -- Dr. Seuss

    #Heart #Three #Size

  • There's no such thing as a standard size movie star, or woman for that matter.
    -- Edith Head

    #Stars #Matter #Size

  • I overcame size with mechanics.
    -- Edwin Moses

    #Size #Mechanic

  • I went up a pants size during my pregnancy.
    -- Ellen Pompeo

    #Pregnancy #Pants #Size

  • I always felt my emancipation into truly being a grown-up was when I had to figure out how to fold up a king-size fitted bottom sheet on my own.
    -- Emily Procter

    #Kings #Size #Figures

  • Beauty comes in all shapes and sizes. Our goal should be health and stamina.
    -- Emme

    #Goal #Shapes #Size

  • I never look at the size of the film when I'm looking for a part.
    -- Eric Bana

    #Looks #Size #Film

  • We will not regard any great power as necessarily right in a given dispute unless we are convinced of this, yet at the same time we will not view the great powers with perennial suspicion merely on account of their size, their wealth, or their nuclear potential. We will be friends of all, satellites of none.
    -- Errol Barrow

    #Independent #Views #Size

  • For I am the size of what I see / not my height's size.
    -- Fernando Pessoa

    #Height #Size

  • In 'Curvy,' they are superhappy with their sizes. We help them dress fashionably. We say: It's pointless for you to buy leggings, take this because this will look good on you. We help them choose. We don't talk about diets because they don't want to be on a diet, but it's not a ghetto. Why should these women slim down? Many of the women who have a few extra kilos are especially beautiful and also more feminine.
    -- Franca Sozzani

    #Beautiful #Ghetto #Size

  • If you've got a plot the size of a car or a tiny yard in Italy, you're going to be growing tomatoes and basil and celery and carrots, and everybody is still connected to the land.
    -- Frances Mayes

    #Land #Car #Size

  • Biology is now bigger than physics, as measured by the size of budgets, by the size of the workforce, or by the output of major discoveries; and biology is likely to remain the biggest part of science through the twenty-first century.
    -- Freeman Dyson

    #Discovery #Firsts #Size

  • The probability of finding a particular book increases in relation to the clarity of the store's focus, the diligence and shrewdness of the bookseller, and the size of the business.
    -- Gabriel Zaid

    #Book #Focus #Size

  • Floote, what is going on? Do they think I am contagious? Should I assure them I was born with a nose this size?
    -- Gail Carriger

    #Thinking #Noses #Size

  • An estimated 7 million illegal immigrants were residing in the United States in January 2000. This is double the size of the illegal immigrant population in January 1990 and constitutes 2.5 percent of the total U.S. population of just over 281 million
    -- Gary Miller

    #United States #Population #Size

  • The size of the place that one becomes a member of is limited only by the size of one’s heart.
    -- Gary Snyder

    #Heart #Size #Members

  • It's a little like packing for a trip. First you lay out everything that might possibly be useful, with no thought about the size of your suitcase. Then, look at your suitcase. In the case of narrative, there's a certain obligation to keep the pace up and have each section or subsection be doing something.
    -- George Saunders

    #Size #Looks #Pace

  • In the 1950s, I proposed the survivor method of determining the efficient sizes of enterprises, and worked on delivered price systems, vertical integration, and similar topics.
    -- George Stigler

    #Survivor #Topics #Size

  • When I was young, I said to God, 'God, tell me the mystery of the universe.' But God answered, 'That knowledge is for me alone.' So I said, 'God, tell me the mystery of the peanut.' Then God said, 'Well George, that's more nearly your size.' And he told me.
    -- George Washington Carver

    #Destiny #Size #Mystery

  • My work is that of keeping every operation down (in size) so that the farmer and the man farthest down can get hold of it.
    -- George Washington Carver

    #Work #Men #Size

  • I've been all sorts of different shapes and sizes at different times in my life.
    -- Geri Halliwell

    #Different #Shapes #Size