Winning teams have the least amount of distractions.
They have a really tight group of people working towards the same common goal.
I bring to my life a certain amount of mess.
A certain amount of opposition is a great help to a man. Kites rise against, not with, the wind.
Business is never so healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching around for what it gets.
At the bottom of all the tributes paid to democracy is the little man walking into the little booth with a little pencil, making a little cross on a little bit of paper. No amount of rhetoric or voluminous discussion can possibly diminish the overwhelming importance of that point.
No amount of charters, direct primaries, or short ballots will make a democracy out of an illiterate people.
No amount of study or learning will make a man a leader unless he has the natural qualities of one.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
The amount of women in London who flirt with their own husbands is perfectly scandalous. It looks so bad. It is simply washing one's clean linen in public.
February, when the days of winter seem endless and no amount of wistful recollecting can bring back any air of summer.
So much of our time is spent in preparation, so much in routine, and so much in retrospect, that the amount of each person's genius is confined to a very few hours.
Anyone can do any amount of work provided it isn't the work he is supposed to be doing at the moment.
Excess of joy is harder to bear than any amount of sorrow.
Greed probably figures in my intellectual life as well, as I attempt to absorb a massive amount of information with consequent mental indigestion.
A man who cannot work without his hypodermic needle is a poor doctor.
The amount of narcotic you use is inversely proportional to your skill.
My mind boggles at the amount of violence inflicted upon children in today's society.