A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator the smaller the fraction.
— Leo Tolstoy

To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
Henri CartierBresson fractions quote

Life is hardly more than a fraction of a second. Such a little time to prepare oneself for eternity!
— Paul Gauguin

In 1969, when I graduated from Harvard Law School, women and minorities made up a tiny fraction of the first year associates accepted by top law firms.
— Jane Harman

The working of great institutions is mainly the result of a vast mass of routine, petty malice, self interest, carelessness, and sheer mistake. Only a residual fraction is thought.
— fractions quotation by George Santayana