Every normal person, in fact, is only normal on the average. His ego approximates to that of the psychotic in some part or other and to a greater or lesser extent.
— Sigmund Freud

When they talk of ghosts of the dead who wander in the night with things still undone in life, they approximate my subjective experience of this life.
Jack Henry Abbott approximation quote

Six traits of effective leaders: 1. Make others feel important 2. Promote a vision 3. Follow the golden rule 4. Admit mistakes 5. Criticize others only in private 6. Stay close to the action Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
— Christian Nevell Bovee

I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately the Spanish-American War.
— Dave Barry

A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.
— approximation quotation by Gian Carlo Menotti