I have been luckier than the law of averages should allow. I could never be so lucky again.— Jimmy Doolittle
Colossal Law Of Averages quotations
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Do we operate under a system of equal justice under law? Or is there one system for the average citizen and another for the high and mighty?
In cricket, as in no other game, a great master may well go back to the pavilion scoreless.... In no other game does the law of averages get to work so potently, so mysteriously.
Average people have great ideas. Legends have great execution.
It's the law of averages: put in more, come out with more.
There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.
The average American doesnt realize how much of the laws are written by lobbyists.
Average is a failing formula.
Don't leave it to the law of averages to make you break even.
You know the law of averages says: Anything will happen that can
Law Number V: One-tenth of the participants produce over one-third of the output. Increasing the number of participants merely reduces the average output.
We bury the greatness inside us when we choose to be average.
I feel like a fugitive from the law of averages.
The average ordinary person, in the worst slums of America, someone who might even hate the law and disagree with the government, they would do something about that [abandoned child]. But in Afghanistan, people hardly have the means to take care of themselves, let alone a random child on the street.
It is the fundamental theory of all the more recent American law.
..that the average citizen is half-witted, and hence not to be trusted to either his own devices or his own thoughts.
Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else!
Laws, religions, creeds, and systems of ethics, instead of making society better than its best unit, make it worse than its average unit, because they are never up to date.
The Lawyers' trade is a trade built entirely on words.
And so long as the lawyers carefully keep to themselves the key to what those words mean, the only way the average man can find out what is going on is to become a lawyer, or at least to study law, himself. All of which makes it very nice -- and very secure -- for the lawyers.
The circling horse was an oblique warning that i would repeat the same mistake eternally. Would the law of averages allow it? Can anything continue without change? Nothing else in nature behaves so consistently and rigidly as a human being in pursuit of hell.
Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people.
For half a century, photography has been the art form of the untalented.
Obviously some pictures are more satisfactory than others, but where is credit due? To the designer of the camera? To the finger on the button? To the law of averages?
Humans erroneously assign motives and meanings to things that are nothing more than the law of averages.
If you're constantly pushing yourself higher, higher, the law of averages - not to mention the myth of Icarus - predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do, I want you to know this, remember this: There is no such thing as failure.
Laws control a lesser person, right conduct controls a greater one.
I believe we accomplished a lot of good things while I was in office.
We maintained a very good working relationship with both Republicans and Democrats during my tenure. Consequently, we had a very high batting average in dealing with Congress on some very controversial issues. Plus, we kept our nation at peace, we obeyed the law, and we told the truth.
If the 1,990-page House Health Care Bill becomes law, the average American will receive worse health care, American physicians will decline in status and income, American medical innovation will dramatically slow down and pharmaceutical discoveries will decline in number and quality. And, of course, the economy of the United States will deteriorate, perhaps permanently.
The United States Congress, acting with large bipartisan majorities, at the urging of the President, enacted as the law of the land that all children are to be above average.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under god is acknowledged.
It's great to be in a room full of young people...The average age of the Senate, I think, is death.
Especially with sports cars, when you have got so many cars on the track with various degrees of competitiveness, then something will happen. It's the nature of racing, the law of averages. If you want to be a front-runner then you are going to have to push very hard, and collisions can happen.
One of the laws of nature," Gordon said, "is that half the people have got to be below average.""For a Gaussian distribution, yeah," Cooper said. "Sad, though.
The average dog is a nicer person than the average person.
The average mind is slow in grasping a truth, but when the most thoroughly organized, centralized institution, maintained at an excessive national expense, has proven a complete social failure, the dullest must begin to question its right to exist. The time is past when we can be content with our social fabric merely because it is "ordained by divine right," or by the majesty of the law.
Whether to the average person, applying contemporary community standards, the dominant theme of the material taken as a whole appeals to prurient interest.
It doesn't matter how far you might rise.
At some point you are bound to stumble because if you’re constantly doing what we do, raising the bar. If you're constantly pushing yourself higher, higher the law of averages not to mention the Myth of Icarus predicts that you will at some point fall. And when you do I want you to know this, remember this: there is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
Psycho? The woman's senile. We had to stop at about thirty gas stations on the way over here. Finally I got tired of getting out of the car and showing her which was the Men's and which was the Women's, so I let her pick them herself. I worked out a system. The law of averages. I laid money on her and she came out about fifty-fifty.