It does not do to leave a live dragon out of your calculations, if you live near him.
The joy of viewing land, the hope of in a few days ranging through the long wished-for spot and the pleasure of again resuming my wonted employment may be readily calculated.
The force of selfishness is as inevitable and as calculable as the force of gravitation.
The circumstances of human society are too complicated to be submitted to the rigor of mathematical calculation.
Someone has calculated that in fifteen minutes a day we can read the Bible through twice in a year's time.
It's quite complicated and sounds circular, but we've worked out a way of calculate a Web site's importance.
No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age. It looks so calculating.
What our children have to fear is not the cars on the highways of tomorrow but our own pleasure in calculating the most elegant parameters of their deaths.
Business, more than any other occupation, is a continual dealing with the future; it is a continual calculation, an instinctive exercise in foresight.
Her body calculated to a millimeter to suggest a bud yet guarantee a flower.
Sin in this country has been always said to be rather calculating than impulsive.
We are more often treacherous, through weakness than through calculation.
I'm pretty calculating. I take stuff that I know appeals to people's bad sides and match it up with stuff that appeals to their good sides.
A man only becomes wise when he begins to calculate the approximate depth of his ignorance.
We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
Often the difference between a successful man and a failure is not one's better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on his ideas, to take a calculated risk, and to act.
We have to choose between a global market driven only by calculations of short-term profit, and one which has a human face.
From early on, everything I did was calculated to being elected to Congress.
Common sense is calculation applied to life.
[S]he stood for some moments gazing at the sisters, with affection beaming in one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
Most of the tasks we do are for humans.
For example, a tax calculation is counting numbers so the government can pull money out from my wallet, but government consists of humans.
Love heals violence and all its sources.
Love only serves and does not calculate. Love gives without expectation, while hate carries an endless tally of debts. Hate controls everything it touches, but love sets everything it touches free.
Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk -- and to act.
I thought ten thousand swords must have leaped from their scabbards to avenge even a look that threatened her with insult. But the age of chivalry is gone. That of sophists, economists and calculators has succeeded; and the glory of Europe is gone forever.
Capital punishment is the most premeditated of murders, to which no criminal's deed, however calculated can be compared. For there to be an equivalency, the death penalty would have to punish a criminal who had warned his victim of the date at which he would inflict a horrible death on him and who, from that moment onward, had confined him at his mercy for months. Such a monster is not encountered in private life.
Winning children (who appear so guileless) are children who have discovered how effective charm and modesty and a delicately calculated spontaneity are in winning what they want.